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10 Best Accommodation in Alexandra & Clyde for Foodies

10 Best Self-Catering Accommodations in Alexandra & Clyde [2024]

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Where to Find Self-Contained Accommodation or Stays with Kitchens in Alexandra and Clyde

We’re not here to mess around. You need a place to stay with kitchen facilities in Central Otago and you need them stat! Choose the right accommodation for you with this list of self-catering accommodations in Alexandra and Clyde.

For more travel tips for this region, check out The Complete Guide to Alexandra & Clyde and the 20 Best Things to Do in Alexandra.

1. Mirabell Chalets (Alexandra)

A good honest self-catering accommodation, Mirabell Chalets is a decent choice. Each standalone chalet boasts attractive timber-lined interiors across its bathroom and open-plan bedroom, kitchen with a stove, and dining and lounge area. Guests also have their own patio area with a barbecue to enjoy some alfresco dining, while the grounds also have a seasonal outdoor pool, expansive gardens and a spa pool.

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10 Best Accommodation in Alexandra & Clyde for Foodies© Mirabell Chalets

2. Antique Lodge Motel (Clyde)

In theme with the charming setting of Clyde, Antique Lodge Motel offers motel units in a village-like setting among manicured gardens and driveways. The accommodation boasts facilities like a barbecue, children’s playground equipment and the usual free WiFi and Sky TV. Nevertheless, there’s something here for off types of travellers with one-bedroom and two-bedroom units featuring everything you need here for a seamless stay, including a fully equipped kitchen, laundry facilities, parking right outside of your unit and European-style central heating for an extra cosy stay. What’s more, it’s only a short walk to Clyde’s cafes and shops.

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10 Best Accommodation in Alexandra & Clyde for Foodies© Antique Lodge Motel

3. Alexandra Motor Lodge (Alexandra)

A motel that’s right next to New World, Alexandra Motor Lodge makes self-catering all too easy! The basic studio and two-bedroom units boast a kitchen with an oven, a bathroom, free WiFi and all the usual motel suspects. All units are on the ground floor, making it easy to transition from car to room, while the quiet garden and courtyard are a great place to relax, have a barbecue and let the kids loose on the trampoline if you’re travelling with little ones.

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4. Rose Bern (Alexandra)

Another way to enjoy self-catering accommodation in Alexandra is by choosing a holiday home. Rose Bern is a tidy studio apartment with a large double bed which can also be split into two singles. Your kitchenette is kitted out with a toaster oven, stovetop and more. Enjoy the views from the studio’s perched position near the Alexandra Clock, yet you’re only a short walk from the town centre. Discover more stays for couples in the 10 Most Romantic Accommodations in Alexandra, Clyde & Ophir.

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10 Best Accommodation in Alexandra & Clyde for Foodies© Rose Bern

5. Lye Bow Lake House (Alexandra)

A larger holiday home to bring the tribe, Lye Bow Lake House offers an idyllic secluded retreat by the lake of Butchers Dam. The only neighbour here (apart from one other holiday suite on the property) is the Flat Top Hill Conservation Reserve with its own array of walking and biking trails. After a day’s exploring, relax in the three-bedroom holiday home’s open-plan lounge and kitchen (with a dishwasher) or outside by the barbecue on the property’s private jetty.

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10 Best Accommodation in Alexandra & Clyde for Foodies© Lye Bow Lake House

6. Almond Court Motel (Alexandra)

Almond Court Motel offers more decent motel accommodation in Alexandra. Choose from spacious studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments, all equipped with a full kitchen including an oven, bathroom and lounge furniture. Some rooms have a super-king bed, TVs with USB and HDMI ports and Sky TV, central heating or heat pumps and more. Facilities on-site include a solar-heated pool in summer, a barbecue area, guest laundry and more.

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7. Alexandra Heights Motel (Alexandra)

The closest motel to Alexandra’s recreational sports grounds, swimming pool and ice rink, Alexandra Heights Motel offers a comfortable and convenient stay. Most of their units are studio units, each with a queen and single bed in the lounge area, while there are also two two-bedroom units available. Units are well-appointed with full bathroom and kitchen facilities, so you should have all you need for a self-catering stay. For more motels, head to the 10 BEST Motels in Alexandra & Clyde.

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10 Best Accommodation in Alexandra & Clyde for Foodies© Alexandra Heights Motel

8. Rail Trail Retreat Loft (Alexandra)

One of the most affordable holiday homes in the area, Rail Trail Retreat Loft is a one-bedroom cottage sleeping up to four guests. You get the whole top floor of the cottage to yourself with a private entrance. The cottage is nestled among manicured gardens, right next to the Otago Central Rail Trail where your hosts offer electric bike hire should you want to try out the trail for yourself. This accommodation is particularly good for solo travellers thanks to the solo rates available. Although the kitchenette is small, it’s well-equipped with everything you need to make any basic meal. See more stays like this in the 10 Best Budget Accommodations in Alexandra & Clyde.

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9. Alexandra Garden Court Motel (Alexandra)

Named after its beautiful manicured gardens, Alexandra Garden Court Motel is located at the edge of Alexandra with easy access to the Otago Central Rail Trail. In between adventures, have a swim in the large seasonal swimming pool, let the kids loose at the playground or relax on your garden furniture facing its famous lawns. All of the units, which include studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom units, include Sky TV, free WiFi, on-site parking, a kitchen with an oven and microwave, ensuite showers and more. See more family-friendly stays like this in the 10 Best Family Accommodations in Alexandra & Clyde.

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10. Centennial Court Hotel (Alexandra)

Centennial Court Hotel in Alexandra is one of the most complete motel complexes in the area, featuring an array of motel units and rooms for all traveller types. Although there are hotel-like “Compact Rooms”, additional facilities like a kitchenette and lounge furniture are included in the studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom units. Part of the motel complex is a sauna, laundry facilities, free WiFi and a restaurant, open for breakfast and dinner. Discover more hotel-like stays, as well as alternative accommodations, in the 20 Best Hotels & Places to Stay in Alexandra & Clyde.

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10 Best Accommodation in Alexandra & Clyde for Foodies© Centennial Court Hotel

More About Self-Catering Accommodations in Alexandra and Clyde

That’s it for our list of the best self-catering accommodations in Alexandra and Clyde. For more handy guides to plan your trip to the wine and cycling capital, check out these:

Finally, if there’s anything we’ve missed, you’re likely to find it in The Complete Travel Guide to Alexandra & Clyde.


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About The Author

Robin C.

This article has been reviewed and approved by Robin, who is the co-founder of NZ Pocket Guide. With more than 15 years of experience in the New Zealand tourism industry, Robin has co-founded three influential tourism businesses and five additional travel guides for South Pacific nations. He is an expert in New Zealand travel and has tested over 600 activities and 300+ accommodations across the country.

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