We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
24/12/2017 25/12/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Horse and Jockey Inn

    85 Arawa St, Matamata, New Zealand
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    24/12/2017 25/12/2017
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    US$39
    US$39
    US$39
    Traveller (23)
    Dining (5)
    Room & Suite (4)
    Overview
    • Excellent12%
    • Very good31%
    • Average40%
    • Poor11%
    • Terrible6%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
    Rooms
    24 Dec25 Dec
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 3 partner sites to see rooms from US$39.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Matamata hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "0c9dc2ac78ae4d63bd8532e880e21515", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":2321618,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[46984236],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":24,"month":12,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":25,"month":12,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":39,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"0c9dc2ac78ae4d63bd8532e880e21515","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":39,"lowestMetaPrice":39,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":39,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":39,"lowestMetaPrice":39,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":39,"hotelName":"Horse and Jockey Inn","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjBjOWRjMmFjNzhhZTRkNjNiZDg1MzJlODgwZTIxNTE1IiwiQUlLIjoiMmZiMDY1ODVmNWVhNDBiMGIzMzEwNGQ3YjI4ZGM4NzYifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "24/12/2017", "checkOut": "25/12/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$39", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"46984236":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a ReviewReviews (98)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages

    1 - 5 of 85 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Hey look, if you're looking for fine dining this is not where you should go. However, if you're looking for a good time, good food and great beer and wine you should come here it's enjoyable, friendly and a place I would come back to....More

    Thank Gregory B
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We had our first option cancelled by the hotel owner due to a problem he encountered and had to drive all the way to Matamata where we found the only available room in the area at the Horse and Jockey Inn. The room was smelly...More

    Thank Na C
    Reviewed 31 October 2017

    Staff were friendly and helpful. Room was very basic. Just a bed, night stand and towel rack. Shared bathroom had shower and toilet, but no soap or hand towel, so you had to bring it with you every time you went. And doors locked automatically,...More

    Thank worldoyster88
    Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

    This hotel is good value for money. We stayed here for 2 nights as we were going to the Hobbiton Evening Tour and it was nice and spacious, bathroom in the room, friendly staff. For $75 a night you can't go wrong.

    Thank Karleexox
    Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

    We stayed for one night after the Hobbiton evening banquet tour - and for those purpose, the Horse and Jockey suited us perfectly. As others have said, the accomodation is sparse and basic - however, from reading previous reviews this was exactly what we were...More

    Thank adelehallett
    Broadway Motel & Miro Court Villas
    238 reviews
    #2 of 5 hotels in Matamata
    0.3 km
     
    Tower Road Motel
    301 reviews
    #1 of 5 hotels in Matamata
    1.7 km
     
    Maple Lodge Motel
    32 reviews
    #3 of 5 hotels in Matamata
    1 km
     
    Trinity Wharf Tauranga
    1,137 reviews
    #4 of 57 hotels in Tauranga
    38 km
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$42 - US$67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 16
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and Priceline so you can book your Horse and Jockey Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Waikato Region >
    • Matamata
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (23)
    Dining (5)
    Room & Suite (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (15)
    Bathroom (3)
    Nearby
    Nearby HotelsSee all 5 hotels in Matamata
    Broadway Motel & Miro Court Villas
    238 reviews
    .32 km away
     
    Tower Road Motel
    301 reviews
    1.66 km away
     
    Maple Lodge Motel
    32 reviews
    1.01 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Osteria Matamata
    323 reviews
    .10 km away
    The Redoubt Bar and Eatery
    413 reviews
    .08 km away
    Workmans Cafe Bar
    246 reviews
    .08 km away
    O-Del-Emz
    77 reviews
    .23 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Matamata i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
    252 reviews
    .14 km away
    Wairere Falls
    148 reviews
    7.27 km away
    Firth Tower Estate and Museum
    49 reviews
    2.94 km away
    Opal Hot Springs And Holiday Park Pools
    45 reviews
    6.14 km away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Horse and Jockey Inn staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Submit
    Room Tips
    "Not that bad but would not choose it"
    Read review
    "The farther you're away from the lobby, the less likely your are to have wifi in your room."
    Read review
    "Some have bathrooms but all are close to a main bathroom"
    Read review
    "private room is better option"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing