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Matamata Central Motel

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stayed here last year, with our work colleague in another room. We didn't enjoy the experience then, but thought everyone deserves a second chance. Arrived on Thursday, to a lovely welcome from relief manager.Big Plus, as previously the owner was extremely rude on first visit. Rooms are very comfortable and well appointed. It's not till you...

1Thank Brenda M
matamatajohn, Manager at Matamata Central Motel, responded to this review

Sorry to hear that you must have had a bad day. First we have such notes for people to read and understand why we have charged there credit card when they just cook and leave all the unwashed pots, pans etc plus dishes on the table still with food on them. ( I have photos to suit).The wording is extra...

South Bend, Indiana
Reviewed 5 September 2016

The apartment, upstairs - bedroom and bathroom and downstairs - living room, dining table and kitchen was very clean, modern and comfortable. Staff was very friendly and helpful. We appreciated finding a good hotel based on other reviews

Thank DTuisaula
Reviewed 4 September 2016

i was delighted with our room which was in perfect condition, exceptionally clean and very comfortable! The staff were very helpful as well. I will admit I was a little unsure using a motel for the first time instead of a luxury hotel but We couldn't have wanted for more for our short 2 night stay. It was convenient, only...

Thank Frances K
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

These apartments are very clean and have a very well equiped kitchen. They are a 15 min walk to the shops only 5 mins if you cross a train line which I wouldnt suggest. I can not fault the apartments at all. However management do not make you feel welcome. There are notices in your face for everything. They are...

1Thank Mezzie13
Camberley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The rooms are clean and modern with comfortable bedding and easy to use and quick to work air conditioning. The bathrooms are modern and clean. The kitchen amenities are clean and you have everything you need should you wish to self-cater. We didn't self-cater as there are some great cafes and restaurants just down the road. Matamata is perfectly located...

Thank flreardon-brown
Dapto, Australia
Reviewed 31 July 2016

excellent facility, clean and well appointed lovely staff, very friendly great stay, no noise well set up room with mini kitchen, large screen TV, heated towel rails it is the small things have really set the best from the better very close to the Hobbiton movie set about 15 mins in car

1Thank Anthony P
Fribourg, Switzerland
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We booked this hotel just for one night. It was a great surprise! Very nice and modern with a small kitchen. The wifi works well in the room. The deb was really confortable and the room we had was really big! The owner are very kind. We asked if it was possible to wash our clothes and they did it...

Thank Jess2510
Morristown, New Jersey
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

This is better than your standard motel. It is newer and clean. It's a family run and operated business - they were nice and helpful. The only downside was we were put in the handicap room and the shower head was very low so you had to stoop down to shower (room #10). Other than that, I think it is...

Thank Rebecca M
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We were extremely happy with our stay at this motel. The rooms were beautifully furnished and absolutely spotless, spacious and very comfortable. We were in a two storey townhouse unit which overlooked the main road. I noticed on another review someone complained about the truck noise but although we heard a couple, it did not disturb our sleep in any...

Thank Sharyn D
Reviewed 23 June 2016

The rooms are quite luxurious and well maintained, with double glazed windows to ensure a good nights rest. Located just out of the main hub of Matamata, everything is within easy walking distance. Breakfast was basic, but filling. A very pleasant stay to kick off our Hobbiton visit.

Thank MichelleElfy

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  • Microwave
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  • Dry Cleaning
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Additional Information about Matamata Central Motel

Address: 42 Waharoa Road West, Matamata 3400, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Matamata
Price Range: RM448 - RM775 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Matamata Central Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Ask for a room on the far side of the main road.”
 of 5 bubbles suem030, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 10 has a disabled car park right outside the door.”
 of 5 bubbles KiwiAMS, 1 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the rear (south side) are further from the road and quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Sydney8950, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All 12 rooms same I think,built in a quadrangle with car park in it”
 of 5 bubbles molarnator, 14 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Can't go wrong with any of the rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Ftumsch, 10 Feb 2016 | Read review
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