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Ambassador Motor Lodge

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Cromwell, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 November 2015

A lovely roomy motel with excellent hosts, Situated beside a nice park and not far from town, The spa was great after an excellent meal out at the Northern Star restaurant. Bed was large warm and comfortable. We had unit number 1 which had outside seating as well.

Thank Voodles
Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

A very friendly place to stay.Liked its location,next to a park,yet possible to do an easy walk into town.Very quiet even though it is on the main highway. Loved the fresh muffins for incoming guests. Pleasant well appointed rooms, parking right outside our room.. Proprietors very welcoming.

1Thank Julia Y
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

I stayed here overnight for a work related trip and am glad I chose this place. An amazing host with the most welcoming of smiles. I don't remember ever being offered a freshly baked muffin with my milk at any place ever! Tidy rooms, hardly any traffic humdrum and fast internet. I believe this place is a gem.

Thank Salil E
Palermo, Italy
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Located just outside the city centre and within walking distance. The motel is owner operated with friendly reception staff The room was well appointed, clean and tidy. Cooking facility was basic with microwave, kettle & toaster.

Thank GregB943
Reviewed 11 July 2015

We spent a night at Ambassador Motor Lodge on the 8th of July 2015. The rooms are clean, spacious and comfortable. The heating was good and electric blankets on all beds. The hosts were very friendly and helpful. We too loved the freshly baked muffins. This motel is great value and the location is perfect.

Thank Spellchecks
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Beautiful room, spacious and comfortable. Check-in was very smooth and friendly. A huge surprise was the fresh apple and cinnamon muffins. Wow. Very helpful about places to eat plus a good list of menus in compendium. Nice and warms. Enough parking for our mini truck on the premises.

Thank Jo1970NZ
Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

Lively and quiet with good parking. Large spacious room, although a little dated perfectly warm and comfortable. Gorgeous bed and a good night's sleep................thanks ambassador for a lovely night and the welcome muffin was appreciated too.

Thank Emvicreb
Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 May 2015

We are so pleased we stayed here. The staff are friendly and went out of their way to make us welcome (even a home cooked muffin on arrival). The units are clean and spacious. The beds are comfortable and the bed linen is really nice. The breakfast was delicious.We will happily stay again.

Thank PollyGott
Reviewed 5 May 2015

From the moment we arrived and were offered a warm home cooked muffin upon check in we were made to feel welcome. Our unit was immaculate, well-equipped and spacious, and the hosts were very friendly and helpful. We are sorry we only had one night here, but will be back next time Oamaru beckons.

Thank Peter D
Wanaka, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Our family of four had the pleasure of staying here for the night during the school holidays. The owners are so friendly and helpful, we were greeted with homemade muffins upon arrival and nothing was too much trouble for them. Our room was warm, spacious and modern. This is a wonderful place to stay if you are visiting Oamaru. Thanks

Thank Karenza H

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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • 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: $131 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ambassador Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room 1, lovely quiet room at the back of the property.”
RosemaryS869, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room back from the road.”
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.”
Gabi-JPF, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Away from the busy main road.”
cjb185, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I think all rooms were suitable - ask to see them”
PetenJune, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
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