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4.7 out of 5

"All good nice and clean Muffins on arrival a nice touch " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 07 Feb 2020

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Hotel Description

At ASURE Ambassador Motor Lodge you'll be within a 20-minute stroll of Whitestone Cheese Factory and North Otago Museum. Highlights at this motel include free self parking, and in-room kitchenettes and free WiFi.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and all 11 rooms feature coffee/tea makers, hair dryers, and phones. Kitchenettes come with refrigerators and microwaves, making in-room dining convenient. Irons/ironing boards and free toiletries are also available.

This pet-friendly motel offers free WiFi in public areas, a garden, and barbecue grills. Additionally, you'll find laundry facilities, a picnic area, and free newspapers in the lobby. Continental breakfast is available daily.

Places within a 30-minute walk of this 4-star Oamaru motel include Forrester Gallery and Janet Frame House.

Standard Studio, Non Smoking, Kitchenette

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$131* Per night/room 6 Jun. - 7 Jun.

Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking, Kitchenette (Spa Unit)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Studio, Non Smoking, Kitchenette (Studio Unit)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Family Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking, Kitchenette (Family Unit)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Studio, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Kitchenette

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking, Kitchen (Unit (Sleeps 5))

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

ASURE Ambassador Motor Lodge ratings based on 66 Verified Reviews

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

Guest reviews for ASURE Ambassador Motor Lodge

Everyone (26) Couples (21) Family (19)
4 out of 5
All good nice and clean Muffins on arrival a nice touch

Posted by , from Christchurch on 7 Feb. 2020

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9 Feb. 2020 by Angela

Thank you for your feedback & we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us.

5 out of 5
We really appreciated the chocolates and muffins they gave us. It was in a convenient location close to some major shops and tourist attractions.

Posted by on 8 Jan. 2020

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8 Jan. 2020 by angela

Thank you for the lovely review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us! Kind regards, Angela & Murray

5 out of 5
Clean and tidy. Closed to supermarket and penguin colony.

Posted by on 6 Jan. 2020

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8 Jan. 2020 by angela

Thank you for taking the time to give us a great review! We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Kind regards, Angela & Murray

5 out of 5

Posted by on 17 Nov. 2019

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20 Nov. 2019 by Angela

Thanks for a great rating! We are pleased you enjoyed your stay. Many thanks, Angela & Murray

3 out of 5
Thoughtful owner (home made muffins on arrival to take back to the unit)

Posted by on 15 Oct. 2019

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19 Oct. 2019 by Angela

Thank you for your feedback. Hope you enjoyed the muffins!

3 out of 5
I Didn’t like the soft bed, roll together. Made for a tough sleep. We do like harder beds generally.

Posted by on 15 Sep. 2019

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15 Sep. 2019 by Angela

Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate it, and are always looking for ways to improve our guest experience.

5 out of 5
Quiet clean warm. Comfortable bed. Muffins and chocolate a nice welcoming touch

Posted by on 15 Sep. 2019

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15 Sep. 2019 by Angela

Thank you for your great feedback. Always nice to hear the little touches are valued.

5 out of 5
Large rooms, extra attention to detail, muffins in a basket on arrival, chocolates in the room, robes. Fantastic positive guy on the desk.

Posted by on 27 Apr. 2019

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30 Apr. 2019 by Bret

Thanks so much for the great review. I'm so glad you enjoyed all the little extras we provide and had a great stay with us.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 4 Feb. 2019

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1 Apr. 2019 by Bret

Thanks so much for the wonderful review score. Kind regards

5 out of 5
Homemade muffins were a lovely surprise. Room very tidy

Posted by on 28 Dec. 2018

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28 Dec. 2018 by Bret

Thanks very much. I'm so glad you enjoyed your muffins! Bret

About the ASURE Ambassador Motor Lodge

Location 296 Thames Hwy, Oamaru, 9400

Property Features

ASURE Ambassador Motor Lodge offers its guests tour/ticket assistance, barbecue grills, and a garden. Public spaces have free WiFi. ASURE Ambassador Motor Lodge also features a picnic area, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available. This 4-star Oamaru motel is smoke free.

  • 11 guestrooms or units
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Dunedin (DUD-Dunedin Intl.) (141.4 km / 87.9 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

ASURE Ambassador Motor Lodge offers 11 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Accommodations at this 4-star motel have kitchenettes with refrigerators and microwaves. This Oamaru motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and complimentary toiletries. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 9 PM

Special check-in instructions:

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

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

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Food and water bowls are available
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

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.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Pets allowed (no fees)
  • Debit cards

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 12 and NZD 16 per person (approximately)

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

Hotel Names

  • Ambassador Motor Lodge Oamaru
  • ASURE Ambassador Motor Lodge Oamaru
  • Ambassador Motor Oamaru
  • ASURE Ambassador Motor Oamaru
  • ASURE Ambassador Motor
  • Asure Ambassador Motor Oamaru
  • ASURE Ambassador Motor Lodge Motel
  • ASURE Ambassador Motor Lodge Oamaru
  • ASURE Ambassador Motor Lodge Motel Oamaru

You should know

  • To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly using the information on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Motel property is rated 4 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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