9 Best Motels in Alexandra & Clyde
9 Best Motels in Alexandra & Clyde

9 Best Motels in Alexandra & Clyde

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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. Antique Lodge Motel

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. See more like this in the 10 Best Family Accommodation in Alexandra & Clyde.

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9 Best Motels in Alexandra & Clyde© Antique Lodge Motel

2. Centennial Court Motor Inn

Centennial Court Motor Inn 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, Ninety Six, open for breakfast and dinner. See more accommodations like this in the 10 Best Accommodation in Alexandra & Clyde for Foodies.

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9 Best Motels in Alexandra & Clyde© Centennial Court Motor Inn

3. Alexandra Garden Court Motel

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.

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9 Best Motels in Alexandra & Clyde© Alexandra Garden Court Motel

4. ASURE Avenue Motel

A modern motel complex with 15 spacious motel rooms, ASURE Avenue Motel offers one-bedroom and two-bedroom units in Alexandra. The well-appointed 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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9 Best Motels in Alexandra & Clyde© ASURE Avenue Motel

5. Alexandra Heights Motel

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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9 Best Motels in Alexandra & Clyde© Alexandra Heights Motel

6. Almond Court Motel

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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9 Best Motels in Alexandra & Clyde© Almond Court Motel

7. Alexandra Motor Lodge

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 is 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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9 Best Motels in Alexandra & Clyde© Alexandra Motor Lodge

8. 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.

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9. Mirabell Chalets

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 Accommodation in Alexandra & Clyde.

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9 Best Motels in Alexandra & Clyde© Mirabell Chalets


Laura S.

This article was reviewed and published by Laura, editor in chief and co-founder of NZ Pocket Guide. Since arriving solo in New Zealand over 10 years ago and with a background in journalism, her mission has been to show the world how easy (and awesome) it is to travel New Zealand. She knows Aotearoa inside-out and loves sharing tips on how best to experience New Zealand’s must-dos and hidden gems. Laura is also editor of several other South Pacific travel guides and is the co-host of NZ Pocket Guide’s live New Zealand travel Q&As on YouTube.

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