Lawrence Motels

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Visit Lawrence and stay at Lawrence Motels while you explore.  Situated

92km south-west of Dunedin on State Highway 8, the town of Lawrence is nestled in the rolling hills of Clutha Country.


Here at the Lawrence Motels, we are the closest accommodation to the

start/finish of the Clutha Gold Trail. We offer comfortable newly refurbished Motel Units.  Each of our units can accommodate up to 3-4 people and have full kitchen facilities including complimentary tea & coffee.


Being 2 minutes walk into town - your stay will be relaxed and enjoyable.

For bookings or for more information, please contact us direct.

Hosts - Julie & Tony Patrick

Stay & Explore...

A journey of discovery


The Clutha Gold Trail takes you on a journey of discovery, offering

a unique heritage experience in diverse and stunning landscapes.


Right on our doorstep - The Clutha Gold Trail is a fantastic

activity for everyone, stay with us at the Lawrence Motels

and explore for yourself at your own pace.


The trail is 73km from Lawrence to the Lake Roxburgh Dam.

For more information check out:

With a rich history, Lawrence is a beautiful place to visit...


Lawrence was Otago's first gold-rush town, in the Tuapeka District, it was originally named The Junction, and then later renamed after the British war hero who defended Lucknow during the 1857 Indian Mutiny. At the height of the gold fever,

it's population was 11,500; double that of Dunedin, making it

one of the largest communities in the country.


Things to do:

• History - check out “Gabriels Gully“

• Shopping on the main Street

• Historical Buildings

• Cafes & Restaurants

• Annual Events

+ much more



Our Beautiful Town...

Lawrence has everything you need, from a quick takeaway coffee to sit down Cafe & Restaurant meals.  You can also stock up at our fantastic local Four Square supermarket.






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