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Colonial Lodge Motel

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509 Thames Highway, Oamaru 9400 New Zealand See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Kitchenette
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3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

All rooms recently done up. Heated floors in the lounge. Very nice layout, warm rooms. Nice areas. Very lovely, will stay here with family next time up that way. Nice and friendly owners. Great place to stay. 4 stars well worth it.

Thank Travis B
Response from Marris B, Manager at Colonial Lodge MotelResponded 1 September 2018

Thank you for writing a wonderful review about your stay with us. We appreciate you taking the time to let others know about your experience. Kind Regards.

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Stayed one night here as it is time to explore and try see some penguins. Motel was comfortable clean and staff was very friendly great place to stay even if a little drive into town. Lovely friendly dog lives here which my daughter loved. Only...More

Thank Dionoh
Response from Marris B, Manager at Colonial Lodge MotelResponded 21 August 2018

Thanks so much for such lovely feedback. We really appreciate it and I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. and about the heating, sorry we have taken off our old heaters off the wall, but the new one didn't arrived in time and therefore we...More

Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

This place is lovely. The owners were fantastic and the units were very clean with modern, updated bathrooms. However, we had a unit that was the closest to the road. It was loud all night long. The windows are single glazed so you can hear...More

Thank moggyqt
Response from Marris B, Manager at Colonial Lodge MotelResponded 5 May 2018

Thank you very much for kind review, much appreciated.Yes, we do not offer Sky TV, but we have 18 digital Freeview channels and free unlimited Wifi. Look forward to seeing you again and ring us so that we can arrange for one of the back...More

Reviewed 27 April 2018

We drove past and thought what a nice cosy looking motel we turned around and booked in. The unit was nice and clean and it was warm and cosy. The staff are friendly and helpful and took time to stop and talk Loved Oamaru and...More

Thank keithandtina
Response from Marris B, Manager at Colonial Lodge MotelResponded 29 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Colonial Lodge Motel. We certainly appreciate you lovely comments. We work very hard to ensure our guests have the best stay possible. We hope to see you again soon so you can enjoy more...More

Reviewed 19 April 2018

The room was perfectly clean upon our arrival. The furniture and appliances - bathroom included - looked and felt as new. The staff was super friendly and welcoming, providing lots of local information. An excellent 2-night stay !

Thank AlexFontes
Response from Marris B, Manager at Colonial Lodge MotelResponded 20 April 2018

Thank you very much for your lovely feedback. It makes us happy that you had a great time with us. See you next time!

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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Microwave
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Restaurant
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Contact Information
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$85 - US$115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Best Western Oamaru
,
Oamaru Best Western
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Oamaru
Hotel class
Contact Information
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$85 - US$115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Best Western Oamaru
,
Oamaru Best Western
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Oamaru
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"Don't choose if wi-fi connection is important."
Dolly2018
21 Mar 2018
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"Ask for a room at the back if you wish to have real quietness."
I7035IWfionah
4 Mar 2018
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"Rooms at the back are peaceful"
Sharshaz
29 Mar 2017
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"Rooms 8,9,10 are furthest away from highway so quieter."
George600
15 Mar 2017
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