The Old Oak Restored


We loved sitting on the porch listening to the birds in the garden. Also appreciated your help on places to see and New Zealand customs. I know your hotel will be a great success!
Clyde & Gretchen Makinson - Richland, Washington USA

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News & Announcements

M2Woman Magazine Article "Heart of Oak" August/September 2011

Another glowing article on the Old Oak and our charming town..


Cusine Magazine Article "Northland Lights" May 2011

We are very happy to be featured in the article "Northl..


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All our rooms have wireless internet, 60 channel cable TV, phones for local calls, bath amenities, hair dryers, bathrobes, and tea and coffee facilities. All our super king beds can be separated into king single beds upon request.  Please refer to the "Rooms & Rates" page for specific room descriptions.


The Pohutukawa

The French doors open onto the side veranda with views of the garden and harbourThe front window faces the harbour.  Relax!The suite includes a large kitchenette
Fresh flowers from our gardensThe luxurious bathroom includes a bathtub, separate shower, and heatingView to the side veranda, garden and harbour
The large side veranda of the suite includes a glassed-in end with table and chairs and a separate entrance to the suite

The Ponga

The Ponga bedroom with its charming wood ceilingsThe Ponga lounge with views to the harbour and gardensThe lounge chairs fold out and have adjustable backs for reading, relaxing, gazing at the views, or watching TV
Fresh flowers and artwork from one of our local artistsThe spacious Ponga bathroom includes a clawfoot tub and separate shower
The upper veranda wraps around the side and front of the suite with full views to the gardens and harbour

The Ruru

The Tui

The Tui studio features French doors that open to an enclosed patio, floor to ceiling drapes, and the highest ceilings in the hotel
The very large Tui bathroomThe enclosed garden patio off the Tui suite

The Kauri

The Kauri studio features a headboard made from the original cookstove mantle.  Above the bed, the old chimney can be seen through the skylightThe back door opens out onto a private patio
The back patio

The Totara