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1 room, 2 adults

Colonial Lodge Motel, Oamaru, New Zealand

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Great for families

Good to know

  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Free WiFi
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
509 Thames Highway, Oamaru, 9400, New Zealand

Oamaru city-center guestrooms with kitchens
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
    • Free WiFi
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator
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  • Lovely spacious spotlessly clean unit that looked like it had recently been refurbishedJul 7, 2020
  • The place was very clean and the staff were amazing and friendly. We also loved seeing a…Jun 14, 2020

Colonial Lodge Motel, Oamaru, New Zealand

from NZ$119
  • Superior Studio
  • Superior Studio (Plus)
  • Family Apartment, 1 Bedroom
  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom
  • Family Apartment, 2 Bedrooms (Plus)
  • Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

What’s around Colonial Lodge Motel, Oamaru, New Zealand


  • Heart of Oamaru
  • Whitestone Cheese Factory - 38 min walk
  • Janet Frame House - 2.5 mi / 4.1 km
  • Woolstore Complex - 2.7 mi / 4.3 km
  • Grainstore Gallery - 2.7 mi / 4.3 km
  • St Lukes Anglican Church - 2.7 mi / 4.4 km
  • Oamaru Victorian Heritage Precinct - 2.7 mi / 4.4 km
  • Oamaru Gardens - 2.8 mi / 4.5 km

At a glance

Key facts


  • 10 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 floor


  • Check-in time 2 PM-9 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - 9:00 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the motel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast (surcharge)
Things to do
  • Playground on site
Working away
  • Business center
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • German

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Daily housekeeping

Colonial Lodge Motel, Oamaru, New Zealand’s small print

Also known as

  • Colonial Lodge Motel Oamaru
  • Colonial Oamaru
  • Colonial Lodge Motel Motel
  • Oamaru Best Western
  • Colonial Lodge Motel Oamaru
  • Colonial Lodge Motel Motel Oamaru


Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

The property affirms that it adheres to the Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines and the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

Optional extras

Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 2 percent

Late check-in after 9:00 PM can be arranged for an extra charge of NZD 35

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of NZD 18 per person (approximately)

Cribs/Infant beds are available for NZD $20 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Colonial Lodge Motel, Oamaru, New Zealand

  • Does Colonial Lodge Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Colonial Lodge Motel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Colonial Lodge Motel?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Are pets allowed at Colonial Lodge Motel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Colonial Lodge Motel?
    You can check in from 2 PM to 9 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 71 reviews

Very good 8.0
Nice clean and tidy. Comfy beds
Richard, nz1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Will Be Back
We stayed here on our way south and it was perfect for us. The room had been recently updated and looked great. The bed was comfortable and the bathroom was fresh and clean. The owner was very helpful when our car battery needed jump starting. The Chinese/Fish & Chip shop along the road was also very nice and saved us going right into town for food. Would stay here again.
Wayne, nz1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Nice motel
Good location. Friendly and helpful staff
Richard, nz1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Good stay and good service but was disapointed with TV as there was no SkyTV just freeview which was not up to standard.
jim, nz2 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Penguin capital
Good price. Semi noisy as next to the main highway, but all the local motels are on this highway. Owner is upgrading all the units. Our one had nice underfloor heating which was a nice supprise.
Mike, nz1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Not steampunk!!
Great to be back, bit cooler than last year but great to come back
Brent, nz2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Roomy, comfortable modern apartment style motel
Roomy, very comfortable, modern apartment style motel with kitchenette. Great for a business traveller like myself who likes to eat in occasionaly and prepare breakfast for those early morning starts when nothing else is open. A few steps away is a good bottle shop where one can purchase an ale or two end enjoy them back at the room. Will definitely stay here again on my next business trip.
Laddie, gb2 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great all round
Craig, au1 night family trip
Good 6.0
Wifi was very slow
Raewyn, auRomance trip
Very good 8.0
An ok place to stop off enroute. We arrived in the middle of cyclone gita so found the apt a little cool and it took a while to warm up. Traffic noise at night as it's on SH1. Everything you needed good beds and lovely shower. We found wifi a bit patchy but that may have been the storm.
John, gbFamily trip

Colonial Lodge Motel, Oamaru, New Zealand

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