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4.8 out of 5

"We arrived late, rather than go through the checkin process the kind man on the front desk said to wait till morning, had heated the room and got the ... " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 23 Sep 2020

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Hotel Description

At Oamaru Motor Lodge you'll be 1.7 km (1 mi) from Whitestone Cheese Factory and 2.3 km (1.5 mi) from Janet Frame House. Highlights at this motel include free self parking, a free airport shuttle, and in-room kitchenettes.

LCD TVs with satellite channels are featured in all 15 soundproofed rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, private yards, and coffee/tea makers. In-room dining is easy with kitchenettes that come equipped with refrigerators and microwaves. You'll find nice touches like free toiletries and premium bedding to enhance your stay. Free weekday newspapers, safes, and hair dryers are also available.

This business-friendly motel offers free WiFi in public areas, concierge services, and a terrace. Other amenities include a free manager's reception and laundry facilities. Each morning full breakfast is served between 7 AM and 9 AM. There's also the convenience of a free shopping center shuttle.

With a stay at this 4-star Oamaru motel, you'll be 2.6 km (1.6 mi) from North Otago Museum and 2.7 km (1.7 mi) from Oamaru Hospital.

Suite, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Superior Studio Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Studio Suite, Jetted Tub

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Studio Suite, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Oamaru Motor Lodge ratings based on 164 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.8 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Oamaru Motor Lodge

Everyone (77) Couples (52) Business (1) Family (35)
5 out of 5
We arrived late, rather than go through the checkin process the kind man on the front desk said to wait till morning, had heated the room and got the lights on all ready for our arrival. Lovely room, plenty of space, clean, tidy and modern. Thank you :)

Posted by , from Dunedin on 23 Sep. 2020

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5 out of 5
Liked the double glazing, warm and friendly hosts.

Posted by on 14 Sep. 2020

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5 out of 5
Rooms clean and comfortable. The staff were helpful and friendly.

Posted by on 8 Sep. 2020

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5 out of 5
Very clean. Spacious and lovely. Couldnt fault it at all

Posted by , from Auckland on 7 Sep. 2020

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5 out of 5
Lovely and clean, good facilities in the room - heater, extra blanket which was great for a cold night.

Posted by , from Whangaparaoa on 25 Jul. 2020

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4 out of 5
Very nice township to visit. Convenient to the historic shops near warf, penguin viewing and botanical gardens.

Posted by on 15 Mar. 2020

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5 out of 5
CLEAN AND GREAT BED AND SHOWER WOULD STAY AGAIN CLOSE TO TOWN AND HAS SKY TV.

Posted by on 13 Mar. 2020

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5 out of 5
Modern and clean, good wifi, good kitchen, comfortable beds.

Posted by on 19 Jan. 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 6 Jan. 2020

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5 out of 5
Overall very clean close to town staff very helpful. Good size room every thing you need is in the room

Posted by on 18 Dec. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

18 Dec. 2019 by Sam

Thank you for your kind review, wish you have a good Christmas and new year! All the best 2020!

About the Oamaru Motor Lodge

Location 391 Thames Highway, Oamaru, 9400

Property Features

A free manager's reception is offered daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a shopping center shuttle are free. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills are also featured at the business-friendly Oamaru Motor Lodge. Free self parking is available. This 4-star Oamaru motel is smoke free.

  • 15 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Built in 2008
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle and shopping center shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Oamaru Motor Lodge offers 15 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Accommodations at this 4-star motel have kitchenettes with refrigerators, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Oamaru motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary weekday newspapers, and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Private outdoor space
  • HD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

The motel hosts a free manager's reception daily.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 10:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9:30 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 9:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9:30 PM.
Guests arriving after 9:30 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Airport transportation is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Maximum 1 per room

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Pets allowed (no fees)
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No lifts
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: NZD 16 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-in fee: 30-percent of room rate for check-in between 9:30 AM and 10:00 AM
  • Late check-out fee: 30 percent of room rate (subject to availability)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Oamaru Lodge
  • Oamaru Motor
  • Oamaru Motor Lodge
  • Oamaru Motor Lodge Motel
  • Oamaru Motor Lodge Oamaru
  • Oamaru Motor Lodge Motel Oamaru

You should know

  • Oamaru Motor Lodge offers transfers from the airport. Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.