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4.8 out of 5

"Highly recommend for cleanliness ,quiet ,and very comfy bed . Shower was the best ever with outstanding pressure 🙂. Not far from shops and restaurant ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 31 Oct 2021

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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, a fitness center, and has a business center. Other amenities include a free manager's reception and laundry facilities. Each morning full breakfast is served between 7 AM and 9 AM. Bring your pet along and take advantage of this property's pet-friendly amenities such as an off-leash area. There's also the convenience of a free shopping center shuttle.

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

Studio Suite, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$125* Per night/room 9 Dec. - 10 Dec.

Suite, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Suite, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Studio Suite, Jetted Tub

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Studio Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Oamaru Motor Lodge ratings based on 176 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 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Oamaru Motor Lodge

Everyone (81) Couples (58) Business (1) Family (36)
4 out of 5
All good

Posted by on 7 Nov. 2021

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5 out of 5
Highly recommend for cleanliness ,quiet ,and very comfy bed . Shower was the best ever with outstanding pressure 🙂. Not far from shops and restaurants .

Posted by on 31 Oct. 2021

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5 out of 5
Very warm, tidy unit. Awesome shower pressure!! Very comfortable.

Posted by on 4 Oct. 2021

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5 out of 5
What great service and a clean and modern motor lodge. I will be staying again when visiting Oamaru and the surrounding area. Helpful staff. Thanks for a lovely stay.

Posted by on 1 Oct. 2021

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5 out of 5
All good.

Posted by on 20 Aug. 2021

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 27 Jul. 2021

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5 out of 5
Very nice would recommend

Posted by on 25 Jul. 2021

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5 out of 5
we enjoyed our stay one of the best places we have stayed in and very good modern facilities

Posted by on 20 Jul. 2021

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5 out of 5
Very clean, warm. Handy to everything that we wanted to do overall enjoyed staying at Oamaru Motor Lodge

Posted by on 6 Jun. 2021

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5 out of 5
The accommodation was very clean and warm. We had everything we needed, except for shower soap, which was empty. Would definitely stay again.

Posted by on 4 Jun. 2021

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About the Oamaru Motor Lodge

Location 391 Thames Highway, Oamaru, 9400

Property Features

WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite business center. A free manager's reception is offered daily. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a shopping center shuttle are free. A fitness center, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly Oamaru Motor Lodge. Self parking is free. This 4-star Oamaru motel is smoke free.

  • 15 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Built in 2008
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • 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 air-conditioned 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. Guests can surf the web using the 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
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

The motel hosts a free manager's reception daily.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the motel include a fitness center.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9:30 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 9:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: NZD 30 per pet, per stay
  • Maximum 1 per room
  • Pets cannot be left unattended
  • An off-leash area is available
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

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.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, and JCB International. Cash is not accepted. 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.

  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Pets cannot be left unattended
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • 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
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • 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 does not follow sanitisation practices of any association

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)
  • Pet fee: NZD 30 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • 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.
  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.

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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Frequently asked questions

*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.