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Armada Motor Inn

500a Thames Highway, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

Armada delivers well on the basics. Located on the main north road entering Oamaru , you will find large and roomy basic accommodation. We settled for a modestly priced 1 bedroom conjoined unit, which was flooded with space. Perfect for families, although no full cooking facilities available in this room, (check other rooms on booking) the microwave, jug and toaster... More 

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Marlborough Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Warm friendly reception from happy helpful hosts. Older style rooms that were very clean. Our back unit that was very spacious with comfortable beds. We were travelling further to concert in Dunedin and they were happy for us to check in earlier. We arrived back in the early hours to toasty warm rooms - the hosts had closed the curtains... More 

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

This accommodation is good three stars. The decor, in the room is some what dated, however the rooms are clean. We had a front unit, close to the main road, which did raise the noise level. The complex, is some distance ftom the C.B.D. The complex foes not over promise on the three stars. For someone without transport, look closer... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

Friendly reception. On the main road north of CBD. We had a road frontage room which could be a bit noisy for some. Trucks going past at all times but we work with the trucking industry so we're not bothered. Quieter rooms to the rear but I'm not sure they are are spacious as the one we had. Very clean... More 

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Rolleston, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Very clean and suprisingly quiet considering our unit was right by the highway. This motel suited our purpose well as it was closest to the venue we were at and all we needed was beds and showers. I would stay there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

Very clean rooms with everything as advertised. Warm reception from a truly caring local who was eager we enjoy the town as much as he does. Comfortable beds and a cozy apartment. I'll certainly stay here on my next visit.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We're booked in here as we were unable to secure accommodation in Dunedin for the Rod Stewart concern, and partner has previously stayed here with work. Room was a decent size with everything you needed, great hot water pressure for the shower, a wee kitchen area so we could prepare any meals we needed along with a fridge. Only downside... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Stayed for a night, at first we we're quite pleased by the spacious room, however the basics were horrific, our door wouldn't lock, the tap won't turn off properly (no matter how hard we tried) it dripped throughout the night. When we went in to have a shower in the morning, the first person that went in experienced flashing water... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We traveled New Zealand for Honeymoon. This motel is the best place we stayed in New Zealand. Clean! All staffs are very nice & helpful. Free milk when check in!!! It's so warm & touching~~~~ I love Full kitchen facilities!!! We can cook in motel with local fresh stuffs!!!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here because we had few options due to late booking at a peak time. We were pleasantly surprised by the warm welcome and high level of service, and the room that we were given was perfect for our family with two young ones. It was dated, but clean and well maintained. And the ice creams available at reception... More 

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