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Ahuriri Motel Omarama

State Highway 83, Omarama, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Omarama
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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41 reviews 41 reviews
35 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is both a motel and a backpacker/hostel accommodation (as well as a holiday park). Glancing at other reviews, I wonder if it would be helpful to have its reviews separated by function ... Anyway, we stayed at the backpacker / hostel portion (so the some of the below may not apply if you are using it as a... More

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Toronto, Canada
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23 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We heard a lot of meeeh, meehh, through the night (lot of sheep nearby in pens, waiting to be transported the next day to ... uh, you know), didn't bother me at all - never heard sheep meeh-ing like that before - me, being from a big city, Toronto.... (we were told it's only 1x year, just happened to be... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We arrived early and wanted to drive on to Mount Cook, They kindly kept our luggage and took it to our motel room when it was ready. Helpful with everything during our stay and great value for money. The room was well equipped and we stayed for two nights.

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Winwick, null, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We stayed here for two nights on our recent tour of New Zealand. This motel is part of the Golden Chain group of motels. We stayed in 7 of these during our tour and although the room was clean, tidy and comfortable, it was by far the smallest room that we stayed in. Although we had a full compliment of... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Stayed at the hotel for one night on the way from Christchurch to Dunedin (via Mt Cook). Room was clean and functional. Within easy walking distance to restaurants (there's only 2 to choose from). Not much to do in town, nice walk by the river.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Stayed one night at Ahuriri Motel, Omarama (town famous for glider flying). Ok standard on the cabins and very clean and functional. Nice personnel. Situated 8 minutes walk from city center. Pay for wifi. Recommend it!

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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

This was our last stopover on a tour of the island and was lovely. Brian, the owner, was very friendly. Our studio was nice and clean with private bathroom. The motel is in walking distance of the town, but as it rained while we were there, had to drive. Would certainly recommend this place.

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

A quiet place to stay and lovely owners! We stayed here overnight and booked a backpacker room ($56). Our room was tidy with a double bed and two single beds. The double bed was a bit bouncy so my husband slept in that on his own and I slept in one of the single beds. The kitchen and lounge facilities... More

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We had a studio room overnight which was compact but fine for travelers not planning on spending much time in the room as we were. Had plates and cutlery as well as tea and coffee making supplies, including a coffee plunger and coffee. Excellent service even though they were very busy. Bed was comfortable. Unit very clean and tidy. Able... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Pam and Brian are great. Rooms are very clean and comfortable. A little peice of luxury after a long day of traveling. Would highly recommend the Ahuriri to everyone. A 3 minute stroll to town(and thats with full luggage in tow). Omarama itself is so peaceful. Everyone is so friendly and helpful.

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Address: State Highway 83, Omarama, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Omarama
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Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Omarama
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