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Northstar

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4.5 of 5
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495A Thames Highway, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
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Ranked #4 of 19 Hotels in Oamaru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Singapore
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This is a great place for a quick stop. The parking is right in front of our room. The room is clean and comes with kitchen facility. While the website claimed laundry was free, they actually charged $4 per load to use the washer and dryer. Still it is good value for convenience.

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We stayed for one night and were very satisfied with the staff's service, clean bathroom, and comfortable bed. The bathroom and the rest room are separated in two parts and the design is really convenient for us.

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Herts
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7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

My wife children and I have now stayed on 2 separate occasions at the Northstar motel in Oamaru and we can do nothing but recommend the place. The staff are so friendly and really go that extra mile to help and really made our stays really pleasant

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Houston, Texas, USA
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63 reviews 63 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Stayed here on business last week, and was impressed. I have been traversing New Zealand for the last several days, typically staying in sub-par hotels. This one was booked by a client as a convenience for me, and I was pleasantly surprised. The check-in was fast, and I even received a container of milk (something I should be getting used... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Northstar was a great place to stay! We have been in New Zealand for four years and it is one of the best Motels we have been to. It was very clean and modern and could accommodate our family of six (which is not always a easy task)! It had a full kitchen which saved us money from going out.... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Really clean hotel with an amazing bathroom, I really rate that highly. the rooms were of very reasonable sizes and the restaurant that is attached to the hotel had great food and very welcoming and helpful staff.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Fantastic value for money. Stayed here for 2 night for a family wedding in Oamaru. Accommodation was excellent, modern and clean. Very spacious rooms and great location. Food was excellent in the restaurant as well. Would definitely stay here again and recommend to others.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I travel all over the country but have never stayed in Oamaru, but on our recent family Easter trip to Dunedin we got stuck here because of the floods so we booked into the Northstar motel on the recommendation of the staff at Steam punk. This has been the best accommodation experience that I have ever had, amazing staff, great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Recently on a work trip to oamaru, I stayed at this place being in oamaru I didn't expect much however I was very surprised. The rooms were very spacious and very clean I love the the shower excellent pressure. The bed had to be the most comfortable bed I've ever slept on For tea I ate the in house restaurant... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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104 reviews 104 reviews
13 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

My two children and I were thrilled with our unit at NorthStar Motel. It was spacious, clean, very comfortable and the shower was to die for! Bathroom area was large. Separate toilet, shower and handbasin/dressing areas. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. Getting our clothes washed and dried was no problem at all. We were travel weary so... More 

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