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292 Oamaru-Alma Road, Oamaru 9491 New Zealand
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mdh969 wrote a review Oct 2023
Canberra, Australia615 contributions41 helpful votes
We had a one night stay at the Alma motel. The grounds are well kept and the little units have got everything you need. We booked two units. One had a stove and the other had a microwave, toaster, kettle and small fridge. It is situated outside town and tucked behind the service station. The guy at the reception was friendly and gave us a run down of the places of interest in Oamaru. For a budget hotel, it is what you would expect. I would stay here again.
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Date of stay: October 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Murray R wrote a review Jun 2022
Wellington, New Zealand35 contributions21 helpful votes
Our Cottage had been there a while but had recently been done up to a high standard. We were delighted with our stay. Everything we needed at a very affordable price. We will be back and will be recommending it to our friends and family.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Room Tip: A few miles out of town. Very quiet. The service station next door has the basics if you need...
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Tania wrote a review Jan 2021
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Excellent value for money.Accommodating hosts offering exceptional service.Just a wee bit south of Oamarau but with a car this was no problems.Comfortable beds and nice sized units or families.You won't regret staying here.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Cliff wrote a review Jul 2020
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Stayed at Alma motels last weds night,,very impressed with the cottage backing onto farm,,great for my 2 small dogs,,everything was very clean and comfortable with everything you need,nice management,,will be back.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Judith H wrote a review Mar 2020
Dunedin, New Zealand54 contributions12 helpful votes
A return trip for me with some different friends along this time. Very accomoding with requests and had a great stay. Lovely atmosphere even though a little out of town but only a short 7 minute drive to Oamaru. Has a real country feel to it. Thank you Kerry for all your help.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Room Tip: different styles of accommodation are available so do ask. Hosts are very helpful
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smiliekiwi wrote a review Aug 2019
Christchurch, New Zealand155 contributions46 helpful votes
A little out of town. But just a quick drive in. Not a modern motel but has everything you want plus real milk! ( not thimbles like newer motels offer). Quiet too. Yeah a little older .. but clean and good value Have since stayed, and had a more modern unit. If i could give an excellent plus I would!
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Date of stay: July 2019
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smiliekiwi wrote a review Mar 2019
Christchurch, New Zealand155 contributions46 helpful votes
A little out of town. But just a quick drive in. Not a modern motel but has everything you want plus real milk! ( not thimbles like newer motels offer). Quiet too. Yeah a little older .. but clean and good value
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Naomi S wrote a review Nov 2018
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Excellent value for price; location so close to Oamaru that you don't really need to stay in town, and this will save you $40-$100 easily; only 4 min drive to Oamaru; owners welcoming and couldn't do enough for us; gave info on local activities; cannot rate it highly enough. Owners take great care of premises; it's a dated building but paint and amenities are clean and all in excellent condition. I would not hesitate to recommend Alma Motel to anyone, and would stay again. Family room had EVERYTHING you need in the kitchen; the detail was unbelievable! Just book it!
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Date of stay: November 2018
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Judith H wrote a review May 2018
Dunedin, New Zealand54 contributions12 helpful votes
motels are some distance from Oamaru but if you have a car - no worries. Accomodation is in a lovely setting with plenty of lawn and garden surrounding the units spread around the site. Some road noise but probably depends on which unit you stay in. Friendly and accomodating owners.
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Date of stay: March 2018
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Felicity D wrote a review Feb 2018
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Had a really warm welcome to Alma motels and found we had everything we needed and more. The rooms themselves are slightly dated but there's absolutely nothing wrong with them! Everything is well looked after, clean and functional. The place has a certain charm & I'd way rather stay here than a carbon copy budget hotel.
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Date of stay: February 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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$105 - $128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionOamaru
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Frequently Asked Questions about Alma Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Alma Motel?
Nearby attractions include Oamaru Public Gardens (3.2 km), Whitestone City (4.0 km), and Oamaru's Victorian Precinct (4.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Alma Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and kids activities.
Is parking available at Alma Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Alma Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cucina, Scotts Brewing Co, and Fat Sallys.
Are there any historical sites close to Alma Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Totara Estate (1.8 km).