Cromwell is the center of Central Otago. It is on the main highway to Queenstown, Wanaka, Alexandra and Clyde which are all just a short distance away. Alexandra 25 minutes, Clyde 20 minutes, Wanaka 40 minutes and Queenstown 45 minutes.
Cromwell is the ideal base to do business in, or explore Central Otago and the Lakes District.
Located at the junction of Queenstown, Wanaka and Alexandra and all easily reached within an hour's drive, Cromwell is the ideal base for your Central Otago holiday.
Cromwell is fast becoming the go-to place for anything to do with motorsport - whether it is at Central Motors Speedway or at Highlands Motorsport Park. Add to that our several horse racing meeting each year and the racing is covered.
Cromwells great weather allows for many types of outdoor activities all year around Lake Dunstan is a recreational paradise.
The area has a continental climate, with greater seasonal extremes than anywhere else in New Zealand, which results in hot summers and cold winters. In winter heavy frosts can occur at any time between March and October — usually followed by beautiful sunny days. Hot dry summers are followed by very dry cool autumns — great for wine. Rainfall is relatively low.
Central Gold Motel is located in Cromwell at 24 Barry Avenue, the main street of Cromwell and being just off the State Highway 8B is easily accessed by car. Turn off the main highway into Barry Avenue. We are the third motel on the left across the road from the town swimming pool complex.
Central Gold Motel is conveniently located in central Cromwell just 200 meters to the shops in the mall, the golf course, and restaurants. The swimming pool gym complex is across the road. It is a short walk to the playground.
The motel is a short distance from the bus terminal. The nearest commercial airport is at Queenstown.