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26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for a weekend and it was really nice, the room was large had a kitchenette and amazing bathroom. The downside for me was how the motel was set up. though i liked the features, the restaurant and bar + a bottle store! that was handy. I think it would be perfect in the winter time, it was... More 

Thank Atarau H
Christchurch, New Zealand
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Northstar for one night but could of stayed longer. We found the room very tidy, spacious and with lovely modern decor. The complex is very quiet even on a Saturday night with a restaurant/pub at the front. The layout of the Superior Unit is wonderful with the room divider which creates zones to chill... More 

Thank KAmer1
Christchurch, New Zealand
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We arrived on a cold night after dark and the staff had thoughtfully turned the heater on, which was well received. Lady on reception friendly & very thoughful. Location is on the north side and quite a way from Central Oamaru Unit was clean & price for family of four was cheap. Only a hour of free wifi, which is... More 

Thank Kelly C
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Turned up, very last minute on a busy night (rugby game), big campervans, but lady at the front (Shirley) was still very accommodating. Went out of her way to ensure we were comfortable. Very child friendly, spacious rooms. Couldn't be happier with how we were treated and how the rooms were. Thanks Shirley!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Stayed one night, passing through. The woman working in the office was absolutely horrible and rude - both when we checked in and checked out so it seemed more of a bad life than a bad day... That said, the rooms were really excellent - super comfy - lots of space - nice facilities, fully equiped kitchen - good, powerful,... More 

Thank Andrew R
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63 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed here in February for work. Rooms are a generous size and include a lounge area to watch TV rather than having to lye on a bed. Nice and quiet and modern. Restaurant downstairs is also very nice and great food. Would definitely recommend

Thank Roxy1932
Woody Point, Australia
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21 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016

We had a very enjoyable stay here, the rooms were excellent and the staff welcoming and friendly. As we traveled as two families our two rooms had a joining doorway which was happily unlocked by the staff which made our stay that little more convenient.

Thank Brian L
Wanaka, New Zealand
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

We booked a 3 night stay and needed adjoining rooms with a sofa bed made up for our 3 year old. This was all done for us and the staff were so helpful in organising this for us. The rooms are modern, impeccably clean with everything you could need. The kitchens are all set up so if you wish to... More 

Thank katngav
Adelaide, Australia
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46 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Walked into the bar and was greeted by a vaulted ceiling in a room which, for 4 in the afternoon, I found a little dark. However not to be detered I approached the staff and asked for a drink, and found the staff lively, helpful and animated. A bit of a surprise. Meals were sort of bog standard pub meals,... More 

Thank R0bandLulu
Thirsk, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Very modern style motel with a spacious room with lounge area and excellent bathroom layout. Properly equipped kitchen with full oven etc. Great value. Very knowledgeable receptionist who gave us the real low-down on the town and what to see. Only downside was the rather utilitarian adjacent bar area which was a little soul-less. Would very happily return here.

Thank Jon W

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Northstar Restaurant
Northstar Restaurant
Cuisines: European, New Zealand, Contemporary
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Northstar

Address: 495A Thames Highway, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Oamaru
Price Range: ₹ 5,278 - ₹ 8,637 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Northstar 4.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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#4 Romantic Hotel in Oamaru
#5 Luxury Hotel in Oamaru
#6 Family Hotel in Oamaru
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“Opposite end of town, away from a lot, good if you have a child at Waitaki boys”
 of 5 bubbles , 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Further from the main road will be quiter.”
 of 5 bubbles R0bandLulu, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for upstairs room if you can manage stairs”
 of 5 bubbles Sueh007, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Great base for exploring the area family holidays, self catering as well. This would be excellent for the business traveller as well.”
 of 5 bubbles SJM145, 1 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All rooms I would guess are a very reasonable size.”
 of 5 bubbles EvanNat, 22 Sep 2015 | Read review
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