Auto Lodge Motel

298 Ulster StreetHamilton3200New Zealand
Serviced apartment
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About Auto Lodge Motel

Auto Lodge Motel, brimming with traditional Kiwi hospitality, is located around two kilometres outside Hamilton’s city centre. Its modern units and ample parking make it perfect for those on a road trip.

The bright and unfussy studios and suites feature a stylish private bathroom, one or two large double beds and a 42-inch HD television showing satellite channels. A microwave, fridge and toaster are standard; some units include a luxurious spa bath.

Auto Lodge Motel offers a same-day laundry service and fast, free and unlimited Wi-Fi is available throughout. Reception is open 24/7 and outside is a pleasant lawned garden area.

Around a mile away on Victoria Street, Agenda is a sophisticated restaurant serving contemporary French and New Zealand dishes. In the same area, Bluestone Steakhouse’s juicy steaks and flavoursome roasts will tantalise meat-eaters.

A ten-minute drive, free-to-enter Hamilton Gardens is a delightful celebration of all things horticultural. For an insight into local Maori culture, Waikato Museum is just over two kilometres away.


298 Ulster Street, Hamilton, 3200, New Zealand
Telephone: +64(800)524232 | Fax: +64(7)8395312 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Whirlpool / Hot tub

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Clean and comfortable accommodation

Guests are very pleased with the studios and suites in this motel. They mention that the accommodation feels modern and well-maintained and they love how comfortable the beds are. It’s also very reassuring to see how clean everywhere is kept, allowing guests to feel relaxed and truly at home here during their stay in Hamilton.

Excellent amenities

As well as being impressed with the standard of accommodation, guests are delighted with the quality and quantity of the in-room and motel amenities. There’s unlimited, high-speed Wi-Fi which reportedly works very well and a large HD television with numerous satellite channels to enjoy. Guests also love using the modern showers and spa baths which provide an invigorating start to the day. Plus, those with a vehicle have access to ample on-site parking spaces so there’s no need to worry about not being able to park.

Friendly staff

Reviews indicate the standard of service is very high here. The staff members are diligent and attentive and aim to deal with any issues in an expeditious manner. Guests also appreciate the staff members’ friendly and welcoming nature.

Negative Reviews

Road noise

Mention is made of traffic noise emanating from the road to the front of the motel. Guests find that they have to keep their windows shut in order to block out the noise.

Very firm mattresses

Those who prefer a soft pillow-top mattress are generally unhappy with what they find here, They describe both the mattresses and the pillows as being much too hard.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 212 reviews across the web
8.4 /10
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    7.6 /10
8.4 out of 10 based on 212 reviews