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Ambassador Motor Lodge

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Christchurch, NZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 1 night in this busy little town. The motel is located a few minutes drive from the main shopping centre. We were welcomed with an upgrade and a couple of fresh muffins. The hotel is very tidy and clean and appears to be renovated. We had a huge spa bath with a shower over it. No shower curtain...

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Oakland, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms here are large and very clean. They are equipped with lots of little accessories to make your stay enjoyable (plastic wrapping paper in the kitchenette). The owner is a warm and engaging fellow. Hands down, I would return and recommend this place to friends. This place gets high marks on the Quality to Price ratio.

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Mill Creek, Washington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best place we have stayed in so far in 5+ weeks of traveling NZ! The owner/manager greeted us with a smile, showed us personally to our room and showed us how to access wifi. He also gave us a couple of muffins and they was chocolate on the beds. Room was large...ours was a two room suite...

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Monza, Italy
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Nice and clean motel, rooms are big, clean and bright. You can park in front of your room, which is perfect to move your bags! The motel owners are lovely, we were offered some freshly home-made muffins upon our arrival!

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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

From the second we arrived the owners were friendly and welcoming, the muffins on arrival were so yummy too (and our pillow chocolates)! The room was really clean and New looking. I really enjoyed my stay as it was really comfortable. It's only a short distance to see the penguins too! Thankyou :)

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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

The hosts at this motor lodge are very friendly. We got muffins and chocolate on arrival and they went above and beyond to cater for our last minute extra friend who joined us who we hadn't booked for. It was very clean and tidy.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We decided at the end of last week we'd drive to Oamaru for the weekend. Checked out Trivago for motel recommendations and found this place. It's not too far from the town centre but good walk too if you don't have a car. We had a spacious 2 bedroom unit. Spotlessly clean. Wonderfully set up. Sky - so the boy...

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Stayed only one night, but loved the friendly feel to this small motel. The muffins on arrival were a nice touch and everything was spotless. After staying at 2 impersonal Quest properties, we were pleased to be back with owner operated Asura.

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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This motor lodge is part of the Asure chain and I will say it on every review: I think the Asure franchise chooses their hosts based on their friendliness and ability to make you feel like you've arrived at your family's home. Bret was no exception here. We were greeted cheerfully, given our wifi passwords and a basket with muffins...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Very pleasant host, well appointed units with nice decor. Would stay here again. A park next door with essential shops well within walking distance. One block away is the Waitaki Girls High and another block is a beautiful Catholic Church. Thank you P Spencer

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • 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: $126 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ambassador Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Ask for a room back from the road.”
 of 5 bubbles Fluffy, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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
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