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ASURE Ambassador Motor Lodge

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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good25%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh muffins”(10 reviews)
“on arrival”(27 reviews)
“the main road”(14 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stay to explore the lovely city of Oamaru or just overnight. Large very clean rooms some with a spar bath. Kitchenette with microwave and plates and cutlery etc.washing machine and dryer available for very small charge. Welcomed with a fresh muffin. Never...More

Thank gingermegs52
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Stayed in a King room. Wow, both my partner and I are extremely impressed with the layout, set up and small touches that they've thought of (like having a small torch beside the bed). Extremely comfortable bed, great night's sleep, and very friendly staff. Appreciated...More

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Response from Ambassadorlodge, Owner at ASURE Ambassador Motor LodgeResponded May 1, 2018

Thanks very much for such a wonderful review. Your words mean a lot to me as it shows we seem to be meeting our aim of meeting and surpassing our guests needs. Ka kite ano Bret

Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

What a place to spend a lazy evening in Oamaru. The staff member on the front desk was a delight to deal with and provided some very useful local knowledge that added to my stay. I couldn't have asked for a better place to take...More

Thank Peter L
Response from Ambassadorlodge, Owner at ASURE Ambassador Motor LodgeResponded April 22, 2018

Thanks so much for your wonderful review Peter. It really is great to hear you enjoyed your stay so much, as our primary focus is that our guests feel welcome, comfortable and relaxed. I hope you continued to have a great time on your trip...More

Reviewed April 10, 2018

Spotlessly clean room, nice thoughtful extras like handy towels and glad wrap available ( helpful when packing lunch for next day of travel) . Bonus welcome muffin and chocolate under the pillow were nice touches and reception man was friendly and helpful. The motel units...More

Thank Mich2739
Response from Ambassadorlodge, Owner at ASURE Ambassador Motor LodgeResponded April 10, 2018

Thank you very much for your great feedback. I'm so glad you enjoyed the extras we provide. We look forward to seeing you again Ka kite ano Bret

Reviewed April 8, 2018

Everyone here was so friendly, from the boss to the ladies cleaning the room. We arrived early while they were still cleaning up from the last people but they never made us feel like we were a bother. Also loved the extra little finishing touches...More

Thank Jeremy W
Response from Ambassadorlodge, Owner at ASURE Ambassador Motor LodgeResponded April 9, 2018

Thank you so much for that amazing feedback. Our philosophy is that anything we can do to make you feel welcome and comfortable must be done, so I'm glad your comments would appear to show we are on the right track! Ka kite ano Bret

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair access
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
$86 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Luxury Hotel in Oamaru
#1 Best Value Hotel in Oamaru
#1 Family Hotel in Oamaru
#3 Romantic Hotel in Oamaru
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$86 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Luxury Hotel in Oamaru
#1 Best Value Hotel in Oamaru
#1 Family Hotel in Oamaru
#3 Romantic Hotel in Oamaru
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Room & Suite (120)
Dining (2)
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October 26, 2014|
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Hi Karen...Most motels offer a free controlled amount daily. This place was the same. Had some difficulty logging on but was assisted by obliging friendly staff. Zenbu system can be troublesome we find. We enjoyed staying... More
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"Friendly staff, great location, lovely amenities"
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"When booking in definitely request a unit towards the back of the complex so as to avoid traffic noise."
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"Ask for studio room at back as its back from road"
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"Room 1, lovely quiet room at the back of the property."
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