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Where to Find Family-Friendly Accommodations in Alexandra and Clyde

The sunny towns and cycling mecca of Alexandra and Clyde boast an array of family-friendly activities, but what about a place to stay? Motels are your best bet in Alexandra and the neighbouring historic village of Clyde, offering plenty of space for families, self-catering facilities and additional features, like playgrounds and swimming pools, that kids love. You’ll also find the odd holiday home, which you’ll need to book quickly to avoid disappointment! So choose the right stay for your tribe with this list of the best family accommodation in Alexandra and Clyde.

For more trip-planning advice, see The Guide to Alexandra & Clyde for Families.

1. Centennial Court Hotel (Alexandra)

Centennial Court Hotel features the best of both worlds; the convenience of motel units along with their facilities and the luxury of a hotel with an on-site restaurant. There are a range of affordable family units to choose from, all two-bedroom with a kitchen, bathroom, TV, free WiFi and more. Some rooms have an in-room spa, while facilities at the accommodation include a sauna, laundry facilities and family-friendly dining at their restaurant, open for breakfast and dinner. See more accommodations like this in the 10 Best Budget Accommodations in Alexandra & Clyde.

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2. Avenue Motel (Alexandra)

A modern motel complex with 15 spacious units, Avenue Motel offers accommodation with roller beds and portacots to set up rooms with exactly what you need. You have one-bedroom and two-bedroom units to choose from for families, some of which come with a corner spa bath. Enjoy family meals just the way you like with well-equipped kitchenettes and a portable barbecue that you can have right outside of your unit.

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3. Mirabell Chalets (Alexandra)

Get the home-away-from-home experience at Mirabell Chalets. Each standalone chalet with attractive timber-lined interiors features a bathroom, kitchen, dining and lounge furniture. Each also has its own patio area with a barbecue, which provides a social place for families to relax at the end of the day. Additionally, kids love playing in the seasonal outdoor pool and roaming the expansive gardens, while mum and dad can relax in the spa pool.

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4. Antique Lodge Motel (Clyde)

Prefer to stay in Clyde? Antique Lodge Motel offers family-friendly accommodation boasting facilities like a trampoline, swing, barbecue and the usual free WiFi and Sky TV. You have everything you need here for a seamless stay, including a fully equipped kitchen, the choice of one or two bedrooms, cot and highchair, laundry facilities and parking right outside of your unit. What’s more, it’s only a short walk to the town’s cafes and shops.

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5. Alexandra Garden Court Motel (Alexandra)

Back in Alexandra, this motel is named after its beautiful manicured gardens, which kids love to explore. Alexandra Garden Court Motel is located at the edge of town with easy access to the Otago Central Rail Trail. In between adventures, let the little ones loose in the large seasonal swimming pool or playground with a play hut, swing and trampoline, while parents have the ease of self-catering facilities and furniture on a patio so you can relax in the garden too.

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6. 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 for families. Their two-bedroom units are the best option for tribes, featuring a queen bed in one room and two singles in another. Units are well-appointed with full bathroom and kitchen facilities, so you should have all you need for a self-catering stay. Families might also appreciate the private barbecue area.

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7. The Station House (Alexandra)

For families who prefer the privacy of their own holiday home or two families travelling together, check out The Station House in Alexandra. You’ll have the four-bedroom house completely to your group, including modern furniture and fixings across its spacious open-plan kitchen and living area, two queen bedrooms and two bedrooms with two single beds each. A continental breakfast can be left in the cottage if you want to make things that little bit easier.

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8. Omakau Commercial Hotel (Omakau)

Located along the Otago Central Rail Trail, just 26km (16 miles) from Alexandra, Omakau Commerical Hotel offers a comfortable stay in an 1898 homestead. The budget accommodation features a four-singles bedroom. Alternatively, upgrade to the two-bedroom cabin with an ensuite. Hotel rooms have been refurbished around the historical features, but note that most rooms have shared bathroom facilities. Your stay includes a continental breakfast each morning. On-site is also a bar and cafe serving in-house brewed beers. For alternative hotel stays, be sure to also check out theĀ 20 Best Hotels & Places to Stay in Alexandra & Clyde.

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9. Almond Court Motel (Alexandra)

Almond Court Motel offers more family-friendly accommodation in Alexandra. Choose from spacious two-bedroom apartments or the one-bedroom family apartment, both 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. Can’t get enough of the motels? Also, check out the 10 Best Motels in Alexandra & Clyde.

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10. Alexandra Motor Lodge

Finally, a motel that’s right next to New World, Alexandra Motor Lodge makes self-catering all too easy! The two-bedroom units boast a kitchen with an oven, separate bedrooms with a queen and two single beds, a bathroom, free WiFi and all the usual suspects. All units are on the ground floor, making it easy to transition from car to room, while the quiet garden and courtyard is a great place to watch the kids on the trampoline while having a barbecue. For more excellent self-catering stays, be sure to check out theĀ 10 Best Self-Catering Accommodations in Alexandra & Clyde.

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More About Family Accommodations in Alexandra & Clyde

That’s it for our list of the best family 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 Guide to Alexandra & Clyde for Families.


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About The Author

Laura S.

This article has been reviewed and published by Laura, the editor-in-chief and co-founder of NZ Pocket Guide. Laura is a first-class honours journalism graduate and a travel journalist with expertise in New Zealand and South Pacific tourism for over 10 years. She also runs travel guides for five of the top destinations in the South Pacific and is the co-host of over 250 episodes of the NZ Travel Show on YouTube.

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