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Olivers Lodge and Stables

Accommodation Type

Bed & Breakfast, Historic


From $245 to $445 per night inclusive of freshly baked hot breakfast served in our stunning schist walled dining room or al fresco in Olivers private courtyard.



Eleven rooms superbly blend the old with the new, creating a contemporary ambience integrally linked with bygone days. Olivers offers two distinctive styles of accommodation; Stable Rooms, with restored stone walls and with a rustic ambience reminiscent of Central Otago pioneering days and Lodge Rooms, that showcase elegant contemporary interiors. All rooms have en suites.

  • Five premier rooms, with superking bed (split-able to twin singles) and some with restored claw foot baths.
  • Three deluxe superior rooms, with king bed and some with restored claw foot baths.
  • Two deluxe standard rooms, with queen bed.
  • One deluxe standard room, with twin single beds.
  • One family suite, across two rooms with king bed and twin single beds. Each room has its own en suite.

A complimentary freshly baked, hot breakfast will be served in the 120 year old schist-walled dining room, or outside in Olivers sunny courtyard.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch & Dinner: Olivers Restaurant on-site, evening bookings recommended
  • All day café, deli, bakery located on-site
  • Picnic lunches available upon request


  • Free WiFi
  • Fresh baking
  • Guest Lounge
  • Laundry
  • Family Friendly
  • Heritage Listed Buildings


The historic Olivers Lodge opened a new chapter in its fascinating history when the buildings underwent an authentic restoration, reflecting their significant place in the chronicles of the Central Otago region.

The original stone complex, located in Clyde’s historic precinct, was built by Benjamin Naylor in 1869 as a general store, servicing the prospectors who sought their fortunes during the Otago gold rush. Today, in recognition of its outstanding heritage value, Olivers is protected by Heritage New Zealand with a priority category one classification.  

Alongside the historic lodge and stables, the iconic landmark originally named the Victoria Store, now includes Olivers Restaurant and Bar, the Victoria Store Brewery and the Merchant of Clyde – a café-bakery-delicatessen.

The Olivers restoration is breathing new life into one of the region’s most striking heritage structures. A stay at this distinctively Central Otago property is a unique boutique accommodation and culinary experience and a must for those cycling the spectacular local trails, sampling award-winning wines in picturesque vineyards or just kicking back and enjoying fine food, wine and craft beer in Olivers sun-drenched courtyard.

Winner Travellers Choice 2014, 2016, 2017


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34 Sunderland Street, Clyde, 9330

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