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Reviewed 14 July 2016

My wife and stayed here for one very cold night night and found a warm welcome, room and bed. The reception person was very helpful and friendly, the room was spacious and warm. We would definently return.

Thank cjb185
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 21 June 2016

After a bad stay at Invercargill, we decided to travel to Dunedin but nothing grabbed us as we drove through and looked at what was available - so on we went to Oamaru and found a town that was 'jumping' with visitors and things to see and do. The Steampunk Festival was in progress and people were taking in all...

Thank PetenJune
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 May 2016

We shared a room here recently. The welcome was friendly and booking in quick. The room had everything required and was warm and comfortable. There was good parking outside the room. Its a it of a walk into town but not too far.

Thank Bruce M
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Stayed there for one night recently and despite being on a main road we had no issue with road noise. Appreciated the fresh muffins and milk on arrival after a long drive. Rooms & kitchen well appointed, clean and the bathroom was massive. Would happily stay there again.

Thank sand_hamster
Whanganui, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Neville and Jenny are very welcoming, warm and friendly. The yummy muffins on arrival were a surprise treat and we enjoyed ours with a cuppa, thanks! The room was clean and spacious with everything that we required within easy reach. The hosts have reception/office service available up until 10pm and were very helpful when rung, nothing was a problem.

Thank Kerry C
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 14 April 2016

We really enjoyed our stay at this very friendly hotel. We actually arrived a bit late, but when we called to let them know we were running late, they were very friendly and said they'd wait up for us. Then when we got there, Neville (owner) offered us muffins that his wife had just taken out of the oven. And...

Thank Bob C
Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 April 2016

This motel was a nice surprise and the hosts were more than friendly and accommodating. Room was very clean and comfortable with kitchen facilities and parking right outside the room. Our room was at the rear of the complex so road noise was not an issue. It isn't within walking distance to town, but is only a very a short...

Thank pjc195410
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Warmly greeted on arrival we hadn't booked a room before arriving but invited to inspect the room before committing. Lovely clean and tidy unit at the back so we took it. Then offered homemade muffins which we thoroughly enjoyed with a cup of tea. How nice and truly appreciated after a days travelling. Noticed the room had a fresh flowers...

Thank Denise W
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Stayed one night in a two bedroom apartment. We were checked in by Jenny who is a very friendly woman. A pleasant treat was the four tasty muffins she gave us as we were escorted to our apartment. The apartment was neat and clean. Well stocked with everything you would want.There was even a BBQ we could have used just...

Thank downunder2207
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Nice clean and spacious accommodation. Checked in late and received a warm welcome plus some freshly baked muffins. Hosts pointed us in the right direction for some dinner and to see the penguins down at the waterfront.

Thank Bazzioni

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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Ambassador Motor Lodge

Address: 296 Thames Highway, Oamaru, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Oamaru
Price Range: €94 - €121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ambassador Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Rooms at the back (e.g. room #4) are very quiet, as they are further away from the street.”
 of 5 bubbles Gabi-JPF, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Away from the busy main road.”
 of 5 bubbles cjb185, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I think all rooms were suitable - ask to see them”
 of 5 bubbles PetenJune, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We had one of the very back end rooms, away from a busy road. It was quiet and relaxing for us.”
 of 5 bubbles KerryC604, 28 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Try and get a room at the rear of the motel as it is on the main road into town and road noise could be an issue.”
 of 5 bubbles pjc195410, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
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