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Oamaru Motor Lodge

391 Thames Highway, Oamaru 9400 New Zealand
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Oamaru's superior accommodation complex where "great value is only the begining!!" 15 stylish suites and apartments, double-glazed for quiet and warmth. Spacious studio units sleep couple or twin, double-corner spa baths, 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom family apartments, access facilities. All units with tea/coffee-making facilities and microwaves with hotplates and frypans available.Some with fully equipped kitchens with electric range. Lovely bathrooms, king-size beds, electric blankets/heating, work stations, wireless broadband, phone, LCD TVs with 50+ Sky TV channels. Cooked and continental breakfasts. All units are non-smoking with ashtrays provided on outdoor seating directly adjacent unit door. Guest laundry available. Ample off-street parking. Pet friendly by arrangement. Courtesy vehicle. Restaurant 50 metres across road, choice of F & C shops, bakery and retail shops 100 metres from motel. Located on Thames Highway close to A&P showgrounds, Sports Stadium, high schools. Experience the difference!
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Dry Cleaning
Golf course
Business Centre with Internet Access
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
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All reviews sky channels the main road meal delivery the double glazed windows comfortable stay little touches no vacancy comfy bed free wifi bedroom unit quiet place to stay definately stay here road trip enjoyed our stay comfortable place small kitchen spa bath
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to stay. Very clean good size room very comfortable bed and nice relaxing couch to laze in good wifi and sky TV. great host.very friendly but not to nosy. Would stay again. Nice quiet room.pretty close to center of town. Take away couple...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank DavidP14293
Response from Suzzieservice, Owner at Oamaru Motor LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you David for posting the kind review. Hope you had a great holiday. Cheers. Colin

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Colin was absolutely great flexible and friendly!!! Stayed a Thursday night and returned for another on the following Monday ( Lesson call ahead) but there was not room at the Inn. Fully booked but He helped locate an very sutiable alternative Oamaru has a wide...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank birdman222015
Response from Suzzieservice, Owner at Oamaru Motor LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Birdman. Thanks very much for the great review. Totally unexpected; they are the best ones! Yes there is a lot more going on in Oamaru than meets the eye and definitely worth the stay. Thanks again. Cheers. Colin

Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Amazing welcome great room and perfect location. I needed somewhere to stay after arriving late to visit family in hospital Looked on TripAdvisor and drove in to the Oamaru motor lodge around 8pm. Tired and hungry. Manager was so great after showing me to my...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank KCBC-Europe
Response from Suzzieservice, Owner at Oamaru Motor LodgeResponded 5 November 2018

Hello. Thank you very much for the very kind review. It was a pleasure hosting you on both occasions and we hope to see you again under improved circumstances. Cheers. Colin

Reviewed 29 September 2018

We stayed here for one night on our way up from Invercargill. The unit had two bedrooms, one with a king size bed and the other with 3 single beds. We were 3 adults and a little dog. There was plenty of space for all...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Linda F
Response from Suzzieservice, Owner at Oamaru Motor LodgeResponded 30 September 2018

Hello Linda F. Thank you very much for the very kind review. A great way to start a day! That unit type is spacious and fully equipped. Yes, we do have 50+ plus sky channels on two TV's in the suite you stayed in, plus...More

Reviewed 24 September 2018

What a fabulous host. We had some guests staying here for work and wanted a gift delivered to them.. I couldn't find anything in Oamaru and wanted something asap (given it was a Friday night and I am based in Wellington I was very limited...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank elizabethbaker2017
Response from Suzzieservice, Owner at Oamaru Motor LodgeResponded 25 September 2018

Awe, what a lovely review. Great way to start the day! Thank you very much. It was a pleasure to host your people. We have learnt as next time I think we could do the same thing for 20 bucks cheaper and have the same...More

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22 April 2017|
Response from Ricthomas | Reviewed this property |
They have heaps to choose from, best to telephone or email.... lovely lady on the desk.
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Response from Suzzieservice | Property representative |
Hello. Our policy is the first 2 hours internet each day of a quests stay is free of charge. We place a 2 hour free of charge limit on it as unfortunately we have experienced numerous guests in the past that download an... More
Room Tips
"Friendly and efficent"
5 weeks ago
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"Get a room that is back from the road as this is quieter."
29 Sep 2018
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"Further back may be better being on the main road, but there is double glazing."
10 Apr 2018
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"All seem great"
24 May 2017
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US$107 - US$136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
391 Oamaru Motor Lodge
New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionOamaru
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