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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Unfortunately the beds are quite uncomfortable and the pillows are on the harder side. The shower pressure isn't great either. However, the staff are very friendly and this motel is in a great location!

Thank Mim23G
South Island
Reviewed November 4, 2016

Stayed one night in a downstairs studio unit containing Queen bed and one single. Found this motel close to shopping business area. While the units are not new they are clean and tidy. My only complaint was the traffic noise from SH1. I suspect the traffic noise is a problem for all the motels situated along SH 1 (Thames Highway)....

Thank abdnz
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed November 2, 2016

We really enjoyed our night here, especially after the sauna like room at a hotel in Christchurch the night before. It's a pretty standard, traditional type motel, but the rooms are a good size, everything is very clean and well kept. You don't hear any traffic noise and it's just a short walk to the main street.

Thank PRAust
Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Perfect for budget accommodation. Nothing fancy but everything you need with friendly service. Water pressure is not great. The rooms have WiFi and Foxtel (Sky). Close to shops. Far enough from the road to not hear the noise. Double glazed windows.

Thank Matt G
Reviewed July 8, 2016

An unplanned stopover but we were fortunate to stumble upon the Midway. The family room was spacious and comfortable with great facilities. Warm and cosy and convenient for all the attractions. The children enjoyed the trampoline!

1Thank Lynsay M
Greymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed April 20, 2016

Recently stayed here (April 2016) - had an upstairs room - very warm and comfy bed. Great location -near amazing thai takeaway and around the corner from Whitestone cheese factory. Easy to find on SH1 and not noisy at all. Free wifi and offstreet parking.

Thank Cowguts
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed April 4, 2016

This motel might be a little dated in looks but is fitted with modern furnishings and is just perfect for a place to stay. The rooms are immaculate with everything you need for a comfortable nights sleep, to cooking and eating in. Set back off the main road it is also very quiet and their rates are very reasonable. Highly...

Thank 23Shannon23
Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Great stay, great value. More characters required. At least two hundred. That's a lot of characters. I don't know if I can come up with that many characters. Disney generally has good characters. And Dickens was able to craft good characters. Well, would you look at that. I did it!

Thank Stephen M
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed February 20, 2016

Like most people visiting Oamaru, we were just in for an overnight stay. The Midway Motel provided a good location within easy walking ditance of the Victorian part of Oamaru and near to lots of good takeaways and Countdown supermarket. The interior was dated and cheap but spotlessly clean and well equipped with cooking equipment. For those looking for a...

Thank Seagull_Maestro
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 29, 2016 via mobile

Stayed two nights on our way to Dunedin. This motel is simple, a little outdated, but spotless and it has all you need for your visit. Great location too. The new owners are very knowledgeable and had great recommendations on what to see and where to eat.

1Thank janddp29
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Midway Motel

Address: 289 Thames street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Oamaru
Price Range: $93 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Midway Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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#3 Family Hotel in Oamaru
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“Take advantage of Karen's wealth of knowledge”
 of 5 bubbles 303heral, Nov 8, 2015 | Read review
“An upstairs room would be more private,.”
 of 5 bubbles Johns658247, Nov 7, 2015 | Read review
“The Motel is back of the main street, but the traffic noise was minimal.”
 of 5 bubbles Joyce134, Jul 29, 2015 | Read review
“nice view out over Oamaru from the second floor”
 of 5 bubbles anns183, Jun 4, 2015 | Read review
“All rooms were in a good position”
 of 5 bubbles 451trishm, Jul 21, 2014 | Read review
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