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Colonial Lodge Motel

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Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
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Overview of Colonial Lodge Motel

Colonial Lodge Motel

3.5-star property
City centre motel in Oamaru North

8.6/10 Fabulous

199 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
  • Refrigerator
  • Laundry facilities
The price is NZ$151
Price available on 23/02/2023
509 Thames Highway, Oamaru, 9400

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Oamaru North


  • Northstar - 2 min walk
  • Indian Kitchen - 14 min walk
  • Bangkok Recipe - 4 min drive
  • Lagonda Tearooms - 4 min drive
  • Badger & Mackerel Mess Hall Expresso - 4 min drive

About this property

Colonial Lodge Motel

When visiting Oamaru, Colonial Lodge Motel is a great choice to consider. Free perks include WiFi and self-parking. The comfortable beds and helpful staff get good marks from fellow travellers.


Chinese (Mandarin), English, German

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) and Intertek Cristal (third-party expert - Global)


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 10 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 level


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 9 PM
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 21
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

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

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


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast each morning (surcharge)

Travelling with children

  • Playground

Working away

  • Business centre


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage


  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English
  • German

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hairdryer

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishes and utensils


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of NZD 16 per person (approximately)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 2 per cent

Children & extra beds

  • Cots/infant beds are available for NZD 15.0 per day
  • Rollaway beds are available for NZD 30.0 per day

Hygiene & cleanliness

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 sanitiser.

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

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) and Intertek Cristal (third-party expert - Global).


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

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

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

Frequently asked questions

Does Colonial Lodge Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Colonial Lodge Motel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Colonial Lodge Motel?
As of 29 January 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Colonial Lodge Motel on 23 February 2023 start from NZ$151, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Colonial Lodge Motel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Colonial Lodge Motel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Colonial Lodge Motel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Colonial Lodge Motel?
You can check in from 2 PM - 9 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Colonial Lodge Motel and nearby?
Colonial Lodge Motel has a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Colonial Lodge Motel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Indian Kitchen (14-min walk), Lagonda Tearooms (2 mi) and Badger & Mackerel Mess Hall Expresso (2.1 mi).
Does Colonial Lodge Motel have self-catered rooms fitted with kitchens or kitchenettes?
Yes, a kitchen is available in every room, and also includes a coffee maker, cookware and a fridge.
What's the area around Colonial Lodge Motel like?
Colonial Lodge Motel puts you in Oamaru North, in the heart of Oamaru. Popular attractions include Steampunk HQ, which is 5 minutes away by car. Travellers say that this motel is in a good location.







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Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

Lan, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Good quiet place to stay
Nice and quiet but still close to access. Easy to come and go.
Clive, 5-night trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

2 nights in Oamaru
Weather was great, a lot to see and do in Oamaru, love the old area, great food and cool drinks
Brent, 2-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

My second wonderful experience staying at this motel - I enjoyed it so much the first time that I brought my wife to share the experience on this occasion. We both loved staying in such a beautiful motel - with such friendly staff
Alan, 4-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

This is a good motel that provided me with everything I needed. The location was great to get onto the main highway
Jenna, 2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Erika, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1 night in Oamaru
Great to be back in Oamaru, popped down for a meeting, had a great meal at Scotts Brewery, love the old part of town
Brent, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The 2 bedroom unit we stayed in was clean tidy and warm and good value,owner very helpfull can recommend this motel.
John, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Laundry not available
Would have liked to use the laundry but in use by the operator
Moira, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Nathan, 1-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review