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#6 of 14 motels in Oamaru
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Finding an ideal charming motel in Oamaru does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Midway Motel, a nice option for travellers like you.

Guest rooms offer amenities such as a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and a kitchenette, and guests can go online with free wifi offered by the motel.

Midway Motel features room service, a sun terrace, and outdoor furniture, to help make your stay more enjoyable. The property also boasts barbeque facilities. If you are driving to Midway Motel, free parking is available.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as St Luke's Anglican Church (0.8 mi) and Michael O'Brien Bookbinder (0.8 mi), guests of Midway Motel can easily experience some of Oamaru's most well known attractions.

While in Oamaru, you may want to check out some of the restaurants that are a short walk away from Midway Motel, including Scotts Brewing Co (0.9 mi), The Last Post Pub Restaurant (0.7 mi), and Star and Garter (0.7 mi).

Should time allow, Whitestone City, Oamaru's Victorian Precinct, and Oamaru Public Gardens are some popular attractions that are within walking distance.

Midway Motel puts the best of Oamaru at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Free parking
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
BBQ facilities
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Dry cleaning
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Wifi
Non-smoking hotel
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Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
3.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Centrally Located
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Languages Spoken
English
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Maree R wrote a review Nov 2023
Christchurch, New Zealand1142 contributions343 helpful votes
The price was pretty steep for a 1970 style block hotel unit. Whilst clean the beds were not that comfortable and the shower pressure below average. Oamaru was very busy so that may have inflated prices. Book early for better options and pricing.
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Date of stay: October 2023
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Kiwiseley wrote a review May 2022
Auckland Central, New Zealand444 contributions103 helpful votes
We had a one bedroom unit so had plenty of space. After eating out we made use of Sky movies to watch a film. We slept well and all facilities were fine. Dedicated parking and given the motel is at the rear of the property you don't get traffic noise
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Dana T wrote a review Feb 2022
Cambridge, New Zealand39 contributions5 helpful votes
Great place to stay - we didn’t have a booking but that wasn’t a problem. Staff at check in were great. The room was very clean and well appointed. Double glazed windows kept the road noise to a minimum. Wifi worked well. Plenty of choices of channels on Sky. I’d definitely come back.
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Date of stay: February 2022
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Marie wrote a review Aug 2021
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I am very annoyed with the motel owners pictures are old and undated motel is unclean had a old stove outside washing piled up grounds disgusting room dirty unsafe and never stayed there had one look and walked out as well not professional
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Chris wrote a review Mar 2020
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Absolutely disgusted with the way I was treated. Talking after midnight got me a rude encounter with the owners who threatened police action and to kick us out. It was normal talking between two people not a party. Can’t believe they still get business they way they treat people. Spoke with all the other customers the following morning and they all said they heard nothing until the madam who runs the place cause the ruckus like a stampeding herd. Will never be staying there again. Not to mention the rock hard beds and older then the hills appliances. Could of heat the room better with a candle. A++ for abuse.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Wei Min N wrote a review Oct 2019
Singapore, Singapore1688 contributions325 helpful votes
Good place to stay enroute to Christchurch and with a surrendiptitous discovery of old Oamaru, Victoria Street and area. Large rooms, clean and adequate heating. Only issue is the slippery staircase up to the second floor. Easy parking and friendly reception.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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steve wrote a review Jul 2019
Christchurch, New Zealand12 contributions
Stayed here at the midway hotel last night very good service nice big clean rooms and what I enjoyed was the sky TV will be staying again also close to the shops and restaurants staff super friendly. Steve's shuttles
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled on business
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tekohiwi wrote a review Apr 2019
Whitianga, New Zealand500 contributions114 helpful votes
Nice comfortable unit with everything needed. No problem with parking and friendly welcome. We were in an upstairs unit and the steps are very steep. So if mobility is an issue make sure you ask for a downstairs unit. We had no problem though. Nice comfy bed. On the main road so there is traffic noise, but we slept. Only stayed the one night on our way through.
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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wattys4 wrote a review Oct 2018
Ashburton, New Zealand49 contributions20 helpful votes
My mother, sister & I stayed in room 11, which did seem to be a slightly better standard than some of the other rooms - freshly carpeted and painted. Great extras - soap, hair dryer etc. The parking is a squeeze. Friendly service. It cost us $55 each which is getting up there in price for a room.
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Date of stay: October 2018
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422iana wrote a review Sept 2018
Dunedin, New Zealand3123 contributions262 helpful votes
The rooms were clean and tidy. The room is dated, but you have everything you need. They have out of season rates. There is very good wifi and sky in the room. Pleanty of parking and check out the Thai restaurant across the road.
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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$138 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionOamaru
NUMBER OF ROOMS
11
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Frequently Asked Questions about Midway Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Midway Motel?
Nearby attractions include Steampunk HQ (1.2 km), Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail (1.2 km), and Oamaru Opera House (0.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Midway Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and room service.
Which room amenities are available at Midway Motel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Midway Motel?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Midway Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Midway Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Fat Sallys, The Last Post Pub & Restaurant, and Star and Garter.
Is Midway Motel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.9 km away from the centre of Oamaru.
Are any cleaning services offered at Midway Motel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Midway Motel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Midway Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Totara Estate (6.4 km).
Is Midway Motel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.