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Matakana House Motel

975 Matakana Road, Matakana 0985, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Alberta, Canada
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134 reviews 134 reviews
35 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean and tidy room, quiet location off main road. Only motel in Matakana. Nice small pool. Everything works well, fit for purpose. Some vacationers, some working people, convenient for wineries in the area.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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31 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a simple NZ motel, very well located. Bathroom recently renovated. Comfortable king size bed (although the pillows were a bit skinny). We didn't try to cook anything in our studio unit. We are glad we stayed here and can recommend these motels in the centre of Matakana

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We only stayed here for one night. The motel was basic but had everything we needed for one night. Considered using their barbeque but ended up cooking in the kitchen. We even went for a swim in the little pool.

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Nova Scotia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Right in the center of a nice village with great shops and restaurants and a funky cinema. Super clean, back off the main road far enough to be quiet, and with a very nice pool. We had a two story two bedroom suite with a nice little back deck. Numerous places to eat, drink and shop within a 5 minute... More 

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Isles of Scilly
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I've stayed here a few times over the years. This time, the motel has been refurbished and is excellent now. There's a sizeable, new outdoor pool,which was a pleasant surprise and the rooms have been stylishly renovated . The Wifi reaches the rooms effectively now. It is a few moments walk to the centre of the village and you can't... More 

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kerikeri
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Last week we travelled to Matakana. We had pre booked the Matakana Motel through booking.com. The process was easy. The motel was great- clean, tidy and it had a fan which was perfect for the hot weather. The staff were helpful and informative. The pool was clean with comfortable seats to sit on for non swimmers.The best part was the... More 

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hamilton
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

this place is a must ,we stayed with our 14 year old daughter with friends with two girls about the same age . Modern ,clean and tidy . very handy to town center with a lovely pool for the kids . excellent value for money . laundry . nice big bedrooms .

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85 reviews 85 reviews
29 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Overall this property is very good but if you intend on cooking, it just doesn't cut it. The studios have microwave and toaster with a bowl smaller than the largest plate to try and wash dishes in. The bathrooms, although big don't have enough hanging spots for towels and clothes. There are hairdriers which are kept at the office so... More 

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Wellington, NZ
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50 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

First let me say that this motel is really handy (short-cut through the back) to the centre of Matakana village, and Matakana village has excellent facilites. Food, cinemas and shopping. It is a great little spot, very handy to Sandspit and Leigh and Snells Beach. We stayed twice at the motel in the studio rooms. These are good spacious rooms.... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I have stayed in both the studio and the 2 bedroom units. They were both great options depending on how many of you there are. The enormous bed in the studio was extremely comfy and the recent renovations to these rooms are of a very high quality. The new addition of a heated pool and bbq area mean families don't... More 

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