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AAA Thames Court Motel

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#4 of 18 Hotels in Oamaru
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Whangaparaoa, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Greeted warmly, check-in was a breeze. Loved our cozy, well-appointed room. Nice touch; the heater had been turned on prior to our arrival on a cold wintery evening. The motel was handy to shops and cafes. Only had one night in Oamaru, wish we could have stayed longer.

Thank jillimc
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

Check in quick & easy. We were in an upstairs unit with a single bed in lounge & a double & single in separate bedroom. Full kitchen & large bathroom. Beds were really comfortable all had electric blankets which was great on a chilly night.

Thank nzsmith
Berwick-upon-Tweed, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 May 2015

My wife and I stayed there for one night on our way to the South Coast. The facilities are good, clean and comfortable, and the price makes it good value. Parking was just outside our door in the hotel courtyard. The motel is well placed to visit the historic town centre, which can be accessed on foot (about 15 minutes...

Thank StuBerik
Ballina, Australia
Reviewed 25 April 2015

This is one of the best motels we have stayed in for cleanliness and quality of furnishings. Stylish bedspreads and curtains, excellent carpet. Kitchen and all amenities,separate main bedroom, so it made a good impression and we were very pleased with it. Although on main road it didn't bother us as it wasn't noisy. The wi-fi doesn't last very long...

Thank bander65
Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

Had an overnight stay in Oamaru on the way to Dunedin, a lot of choices but not many cater for a family of five. We once again followed other families comments on TripAdvisor and were quite happy with the results. Nice place, peaceful but only 4 seats offered with the dinner table and queen bed felt quite saggy. All in...

Thank Familystays
Reviewed 10 April 2015

We hadn't booked ahead and arrived in Oamaru needing somewhere to stay. Of the three motels we looked at this was the third and best ... friendly owner and nice clean room. Because it was getting late, we ended up with the large family suite of rooms, set well back from the road and with more kitchen facilities than we...

Thank SimonX09
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 23 March 2015

My husband and I stayed in the 2 bedroom family cottage around the back of the complex. It was so spacious, warm and had a great kitchen with an oven. The place may be a little outdated for some as its not exactly modern, its very clean and comfortable. Its not directly in the township but its a short drive...

Thank Dazzy S
London, Canada
Reviewed 16 March 2015

What more could you ask for? This is a perfect kiwi motel. Other kiwi motel operators ought to take lessons from these people! They really have it down. Our unit (which we stayed in in March 2015) had exactly what we needed: it was spotless, it had a properly equipped kitchen (including full stove/oven), a nice flat screen TV, a...

1Thank shuff99
Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2015

We stayed for 2 nights. This is a well maintained and furnished motel. Very friendly and helpful reception, well equipped kitchen. No complaints at all. The road can be noisy with traffic. The free wifi was excellent.

Thank Diane47uk
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Spacious room, lovely staff, very clean and tidy. The unlimited free wifi definately a plus. Would recommend and stay there again. If you are looking for a comfortable place to stay reasonably close to town take a look.


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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Janice and Noel welcome you to AAA Thames Court Motel, Oamaru, New Zealand, we have 10 spacious, comfortable, self catering Motel Apartments, offering the choice of Studio Apartments, One Bedroom Apartments, Family Apartments and a Fully Serviced 3 Bedroom Holiday Home. Our Motel has a Qualmark 4 star rating. Quality and Service guaranteed. Proud to be a member of the "Host Accommodation Group of New Zealand". AAA Thames Court Motel is the "Home away from Home" for your Holiday Accommodation in Oamaru, New Zealand.AAA Thames Court Motel is within easy walking distance to Restaurants, Bars, Blue & Yellow Eyed Penguin Colonies, Museum, Art Gallery, Historic Precinct.For Business Travel, and your Oamaru Business corporate accommodation needs, Free "Zenbu" Secure Wireless Internet is available (100 mb). We provide Restaurant charge backs, and meals can be delivered to your room, from a very popular Oamaru Restaurant. Corporate Rates. Oamaru has array of attractions you simply won't find elsewhere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about AAA Thames Court Motel

Address: 252 Thames Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Oamaru
Price Range: $118 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — AAA Thames Court Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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#5 Romantic Hotel in Oamaru
#5 Family Hotel in Oamaru
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“On booking tell them what you want, expect, then just leave it to them, sure you will not be let down.”
suemartin1953, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room seven has an extra bedroom”
Gabz_10, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room nearer to reception (further from main road) and it should be alright.”
  • Spacious and clean room (bathroom too)
  • Fully equipped and clean utensils at your disposal
Piggogo, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Large groups or families choose rooms 9 or 10.”
maxoss02, 30 Dec 2015 | Read review
“All are the same”
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