Motor Sport & Racing
Motor Racing

This is MotorSport Nirvana for Petrol Heads & families ! Available activities; Hot-laps, Driver Training, Go-Carts, Dune Buggies, Tours, Wine & Meals (The Nose Restaurant & Bar)


Corporate Travellers

Carrick Lodge Motel is perfectly located for the busy corporate traveller….Cromwell is perfectly situated in the heart of Central Otago, about 30mins to Alexandra, Queenstown & Wanaka


Vineyards & Wineries

We often get couples having a retreat & a welcome break from everyday life passing through Cromwell & Central Otago area, there are many to choose from, so heres our recommendations …



Conveniently located in the heart of Cromwell, adjacent to the Mall for easy access to shops and restaurants. Carrick Lodge Motel is your solution to accommodation in Cromwell. Only a short walk to the golf course, local swimming pool, gym, Lake Dunstan walks and bike trails. Wineries and fine foods in our beautiful countryside.

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    “The Carrick Lodge has the most spacious rooms with their own outdoor space... Doug & Marg are the owners and nothing is ever a problem... If you are staying for Motorsport look no further, Doug is a huge fan and is involved with Highlands.“

    — KB, Auckland

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    “Stayed 3 nights & enjoyed every minute, All amenities were great from the comfy bed to the well appointed kitchenette.... Managers friendly with helpful advice on local attractions“

    — Carie, Auckland

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