Welcome to Ambassador Motor Lodge - Motel Accommodation in Oamaru

Jenny and Neville welcome you to Ambassador Motor Lodge situated at the north end of the Oamaru Central Business District.

At our 11-unit motel we strive to offer the best in comfort and hospitality, offering home-baked muffins to all guests on arrival. As we have both travelled extensively we feel we have good insight to travellers' needs and are happy to assist with itineraries if required.

Oamaru Accommoadtion


Our room layouts comprise studio, 1 and 2-bedroom units, 6 with spa baths. All are ground-floor and smoke-free. Off-street-parking at your unit door.

Attractions in Oamaru


Oamaru, described as ’New Zealand’s best kept secret’ is recognised as a destination town with the world-renowned Yellow and Blue Penguin Colonies.

Oamaru Motel New Zealand


Oamaru is 116km from Dunedin, 283km from Christchurch and is known as the Gateway to the Waitaki and Southern Lakes District.

Stay with us, relax and take time to enjoy the many wonderful attractions the Waitaki Region has to offer. A two-minute drive takes you through the town centre to Victorian Oamaru with its beautiful white-stone architecture, the magnificent Opera House and the famous blue and yellow-eyed penguin colonies. Other attractions nearby are Whitestone Cheese, world-class Public Gardens, the Moeraki Boulders, the Fossil Trail and Steampunk Headquarters.

manz Ambassador Motor Lodge received a 100% guest rating for Oamaru accommodation on Travelbug Zenbu Wi-Fi hotspot

Comments from our Visitors Book

"Excellent best we’ve stayed in." - Jenni and Richard Shelton, UK

"Excellent Great Muffins Fantastic room. Warm welcome." - Mick and Anne Morgan, UK

"Very friendly. We had a lovely stay." - Alf and Viv, Townsville

"Very nice units. Friendly staff." - Thomas and Mandy, Switzerland



Ambassador Motor Lodge | 296 Thames Hwy | Oamaru | New Zealand | P: +64 3 437 2146 | F: +64 3 437 2143 | R: 0800 437 214
E: ambassador.oamaru@xtra.co.nz | W: www.ambassadoroamaru.co.nz

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