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    Oamaru Motor Lodge

    391 Thames Highway, Oamaru, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent72%
    • Very good25%
    • Average3%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “the main road” (22 reviews)
    “sky channels” (10 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Kitchenette
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair access
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 174 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    This place looks like it has been recently renovated. It's clean and spacious. The bathrooms also have more space than the average motel room. The double glazed windows make it quiet. The only downside is the Wi-Fi which kept dropping in and out but I...More

    Thank wallis77
    Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

    A very clean and comfortable stay - well organised, plenty of room, friendly customer service, comfortable beds. Plenty to see around the place - would stay again in heartbeat! Very impressive place to stay.

    Thank suzndon
    Response from Suzzieservice, Owner at Oamaru Motor LodgeResponded 4 October 2017

    Hello. Wow, what a review. Thanks very much. I shall pass on to the girls. Pleased you enjoyed Oamaru also. Cheers. Colin

    Reviewed 14 September 2017

    Stayed for one night and was really impressed by the quaility of the Lodge. The rooms were very clean & tidy & everything was provided. The room we stayed in was very quiet & could hear no noise at all from State Highway 1 which...More

    Thank gusgus2016
    Response from Suzzieservice, Owner at Oamaru Motor LodgeResponded 18 September 2017

    Hello. Thank you very much for the kind review. The girls work hard at it and your comments are much appreciated. Cheers. Colin

    Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

    Wonderfully clean motel and gorgeous helpful girl Debbie in the office. Wonderful service. Really enjoyed having MySky and free Wifi just like being at home. We will be back. Would recommend to everyone.

    Thank Joanne P
    Response from Suzzieservice, Owner at Oamaru Motor LodgeResponded 7 August 2017

    Hello Joanne P. Thanks very much for the very kind review. I will pass onto Debbie; she will certainly appreciate the comments. We try hard and I'm pleased you enjoyed the "extras". Look forward to hosting you again. Cheers. Colin

    Reviewed 29 July 2017

    We only stayed one night on our way to Queenstown. The Lodge was clean and comfortable. And the staff very helpful with our travel plans. Oamaru was very disappointing, though, since we arrived a bit late in the afternoon and most attractions, stores and restaurants...More

    Thank Virgin Island Traveler
    Response from Suzzieservice, Owner at Oamaru Motor LodgeResponded 31 July 2017

    Hello. Thanks for taking time to review. I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay with us but I'm very sorry you didn't find Oamaru to your liking. Our many restaurants serve beautiful food with a vast choice. (Our own in-room menu is also very popular). I...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$102 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Luxury Hotel in Oamaru
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Oamaru
    • #4 Family Hotel in Oamaru
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    • Oamaru
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    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
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    "All seem great"
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    "rooms are on 2 floors and there is no lift. My room would have been good for wheelchair users."
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    "Only been once, but first floor...... Highly recommended ..... No one would be disappointed."
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    "We had suite no 1 and while it was closest to the road, it was double glazed so no noise."
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