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4.7 out of 5

"nice hotel good location. friendly boss! thank you! " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 27 Aug 2018

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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.

Flat-screen TVs with satellite channels are featured in all 11 rooms, and you can enjoy coffee/tea makers, hairdryers and phones. Kitchenettes come with fridges 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 barbecues. Added amenities include laundry facilities, a picnic area and free newspapers in the lobby. Each morning continental breakfast is available.

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

Standard Studio, Non Smoking, Kitchenette (Studio Unit)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
NZ$131* Per night/room 18 Oct. - 19 Oct.

Standard Studio, Non Smoking, Kitchenette (Studio Access Unit)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

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

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 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 62 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 (24) Couples (21) Family (18)
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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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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Comment from Hotel Management

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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Comment from Hotel Management

28 Dec. 2018 by Bret

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

5 out of 5
Very nice touch wirh the muffins. And small torch was a thoughtful thing too. Very clean

Posted by on 23 Nov. 2018

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28 Nov. 2018 by Bret

Thanks very much Ron. I'm really glad you enjoyed some of the many extras we provide

5 out of 5
I love staying there people are so happy and loveing

Posted by , from Yes on 13 Oct. 2018

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16 Oct. 2018 by Bret

Thanks so much - what a lovely thing to say! We look forward to seeing you again

4 out of 5
nice hotel good location. friendly boss! thank you!

Posted by on 27 Aug. 2018

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29 Aug. 2018 by Bret

Thanks very much for choosing to stay with us and for your lovely feedback.

5 out of 5
Excellent Motel. Very comfortable with lots of additional touches to make your stay more enjoyable.

Posted by , from NZ on 12 Jul. 2018

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21 Jul. 2018 by Bret

Thanks so much for the wonderful review. It really is great to hear you appreciated the many extra touches we provide

About the ASURE Ambassador Motor Lodge

Location 296 Thames Hwy, Oamaru, 9400

Property Features

ASURE Ambassador Motor Lodge offers its guests tour or ticket assistance, a BBQ, and a garden. WiFi is free in public spaces. 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 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Accommodation at this 4-star motel has kitchenettes with fridges and microwaves. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. 32-inch Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and free toiletries. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

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

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a 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.

Pets

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • 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 are 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 accommodation in New Zealand. This Motel property has been rated 4 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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