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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Managed to get the last room that night and it had been refurbished so very nice. Extremelly comfortable bed with great pillows (pillows are often a let down in motels). Great off street parking, friendly staff and next door to a bar and restearaunt. Clean and with everything we needed I would go back and stay again. The only let...

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Roxburgh, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We left a note with the problems we had. These are maintainace and management problems. The parking was great, as well as the limitless wifi, a manual on how to access the internet would be helpful. Prolly wont be back.

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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

The place is great, clean and nice. Very welcoming host. Specially the breakfast is totally worth it. Heaps to park, can park outside the room without stress. Thumbs up!!! Would definitely go back. Just go town with car if your lazy to walk but it's not that far tho maybe 10 mins walk.

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Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Stayed for a night a couple weeks ago Host was lovely and room was clean spacious warm and comfortable. Sadly only one thing let them down being the young female cleaner yelling out swear words loud enough for the whole place to hear until she was reprimanded by an older cleaner. Not what i would expect from a "family Friendly"...

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Brogo, Australia
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Our host seem to have a dislike for Poppy's for some reason ? Other than that it was great Great motel for a stopover on the road from Christchurch to Dunedin. The Host is a barrel of laughs, and would love a punnet of Poppy's if your passing..... Even though its on the main road, its very quiet. Had a...

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Marjorie F, Owner at Ascot Motel Oamaru, responded to this review

One special family, the ones every motelier loves, they make our job fun and rewarding, and thanks for you knowledge on the poppies they are not the threat I though they were, shame i pulled them out. LOL

Reviewed 25 September 2016

This was a shocking place.We had drunk men smoking outside our room and knocking on our door because they had the wrong room.Got up in the morning to dirt from a tub on the roof of my car [Holden Cruise]. Dont know where the management was while all this was going on.

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Thank Gail M
Marjorie F, Owner at Ascot Motel Oamaru, responded to this review

that was extremely sad for you to have been in this situation, after our opportunity to enjoy your company while you were sitting outside with your friend smoking and talking about your proud purchase with my car crazy son, i am so disappointed you didn't inform me of this in the morning before you left. I man my office is...

Mackenzie District, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here as it looked as though everything else decent in Oamaru was booked out. Wasn't expecting much, and I was right. Was expensive for what it was. Room was spacious enough, and the bed fairly comfortable. I did enjoy having a Sky decoder with heaps of channels... The shower, while having good pressure, it sprayed in a million different...

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Marjorie F, Owner at Ascot Motel Oamaru, responded to this review

thank you for your comments, yes unfortunately our new purchase was in a very run down state when we purchased it two months earlier, we have had a painter working flat out to paint our rooms so we could totally refurbish, and have just completed our first total re- model of unit 10. should you desire to stay with us...

Penzance, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Another lovely Asure motel. Super hosts, so very helpful, but about to retire and we wish them all the best. The studio was large and spotless, but dated. It had been kept in excellent condition with the paintwork having been touched up where damaged. Very clean and comfortable. It is well back from the road and we had no problems...

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Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Staff very friendly. Wanted to have a bath but there were live and dead bugs and hair in/around the bath tub. Woke up in morning to have a hot drink but had frozen milk and all our other refrigerated foods frozen. But on a good note room was clean and good size.

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Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Armada delivers well on the basics. Located on the main north road entering Oamaru , you will find large and roomy basic accommodation. We settled for a modestly priced 1 bedroom conjoined unit, which was flooded with space. Perfect for families, although no full cooking facilities available in this room, (check other rooms on booking) the microwave, jug and toaster...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Casino and Gambling
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of Oamaru's largest motels - 27 units. New local owners in on 1st July 2016; new name to go with the major overhaul happening at the moment. All rooms painted, day-core upgraded. A variety of options from standard studios suitable for contractors, through to some of the best deluxe studios, one and two bedrooms to be found in Oamaru. Huge free parking for cars and boats and 8-10 parks for the biggest trucks on the road. Sitting alongside the Galleon Family complex that houses Tenpin Bowling, Gaming lounge, Restaurant, Bar and Function centre; both businesses are owned by members of the same family. Only minutes from the amazing Blue Penguin colony, Alps to Ocean finish line, many other fascinating places to visit including the old historic town, steampunk capital of NZ, home of NZ first shipment of chilled meat to UK just south of town, sporting grounds, high schools, too numerous to say. Come and enjoy our lovingly and passionately dedicated hosts knowledge of this awesome town where Doug was born and breed and Marjie definitely a local after 30 plus years here. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ascot Motel Oamaru

Address: 500A Thames Highway, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand (Formerly ASURE Oamaru Accommodation)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Oamaru
Price Range: $125 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ascot Motel Oamaru 3*
Number of rooms: 27
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“Look first”
 of 5 bubbles hihoitsoftowork, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Back rooms further from main road so quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles The3Gees, 19 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Probably back from the road as opposed to right at the front”
 of 5 bubbles Classact61, 21 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Request a room away from the road but not south side. South side are quieter but in winter may be cooler.”
 of 5 bubbles reeny_11, 15 Mar 2013 | Read review
“all would be ok”
 of 5 bubbles petercNewZealand, 23 Jan 2013 | Read review
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