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Find a Motel in Alexandra and Clyde

Neighbouring towns in the Central Otago region, Alexandra and Clyde are home to some of the best cycle trails in the country, as well as boutique wineries, breweries, hikes and jet boat tours. Maybe the driest weather in New Zealand is reason alone to come to Alexandra and Clyde, but whatever your mission in Central Otago may be, you’ll find a comfortable and convenient place to stay in the towns’ motels. Let us help you find the right one for you with this list of the best motels in Alexandra and Clyde.

For more travel tips for this region, check out The Complete Guide to Alexandra & Clyde.

1. Avenue Motel – The Best Motel in Alexandra

A modern motel complex with 15 spacious motel rooms, Avenue Motel offers one-bedroom and two-bedroom units in Alexandra. The well-appointed and modern furnished rooms include a kitchenette with a fridge and microwave, air-conditioning/heating, free 10Gb of WiFi, Sky TV a barbecue area and some come with a corner spa bath and others with a more complete kitchen including a stove.

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2. Antique Lodge Motel – The Best Motel in 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 family-friendly accommodation boasts facilities like a trampoline, swing, barbecue 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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3. Almond Court Motel – Alexandra Motel with a Pool

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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4. Alexandra Heights Motel – Pet-Friendly Motel in 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.

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5. Centennial Court Hotel – Cheap Motel in 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. You’ll find affordability in the hotel-like “Compact Room” while 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. For more cheap stays, check out the 10 Best Budget Accommodations in Alexandra & Clyde.

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6. Alexandra Garden Court Motel – Family-Friendly Motel in 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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7. Alexandra Motor Lodge – Self-Contained Motel in 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. For more excellent self-catering facilities, take a look at the 10 Best Self-Catering Accommodations in Alexandra & Clyde.

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8. Mirabell Chalets – Unique Motel in Alexandra

Finally, enjoy a motel stay with a difference at the Mirabell Chalets in Alexandra. Each standalone chalet with attractive timber-lined interiors features a bathroom, kitchen, dining and lounge furniture, available in studio and one-bedroom layouts. Guests also have their own patio area with a barbecue, while the on-site seasonal outdoor pool, expansive gardens and spa pool. See more like this in the 10 Best Romantic Accommodations in Alexandra & Clyde.

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9. Alexandra Holiday Park – Cheap Holiday Park with Motel Units

An alternative accommodation option in the Alexandra and Clyde area, take a look at the Alexandra Holiday Park. This holiday park is huge with 300+ powered sites, 100+ tent sites, as well as self-contained motel units that sleep 1-9 people. Enjoy an attractive setting along the beautiful riverside with plenty of trees for shade. The holiday park also has a kitchen, showers/toilets, laundry and a small lounge.

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10. Alexandra Tourist Park – Cheap Holiday Park with Motel Units

The Alexandra Tourist Park is another holiday park option in Alexandra with motel units, flats, cabins and studios for those on a budget. Of course, there are also plenty of tent and powered sites. Facilities include all the essential kitchen, showers, etc. as well as an outdoor swimming pool. Be aware that the Alexandra Tourist Park is closed for the months of May and June. For more alternative stays, check out the 20 Best Hotels & Places to Stay in Alexandra & Clyde.

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[CLOSED] Clyde Apartments

An alternative motel-style accommodation in Clyde, Clyde Apartments is a small gathering of one and two-bedroom apartments. Apartments have fully equipped modern kitchens including an oven and dishwasher, while the gardens are another endearing place to hang out underneath the shade of the walnut tree. You have access to the golf course opposite the motel, while the town centre is just a 10-minute walk away.

More About Motels in Alexandra and Clyde

That’s it for our list of the best motels 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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