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Matakana House Motel

975 Matakana Road, Matakana 0985, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our family of four stayed a night in unit 16 and found it perfect for what we wanted. The unit was spotless and quiet, while only a minutes walk into the centre of Matakana village. Managment were friendly and informed us they are in the process of upgrading the motel complex, this is evident with a new swimming pool. We... More

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Napier, New Zealand
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a queen studio - it was modern, spotless, lovely new bathroom, very comfortable, and quiet but handy location. Although we were well away from the road, we were able to walk straight through the back gate to the Matakana pub, and of course the rest of the village shopping was right there. They even offered a deal for... More

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37 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We had a two bedroom unit which was very spacious over two floors. Perfect as we had my baby niece with us. The unit was well equipped (esp the kitchen which was great), and we had a nice back balcony overlooking a paddock (lovely sun trap). The bedrooms especially are a little on the basic side, however, it was fit... More

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54 reviews 54 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014 via mobile

We had a 2 bedroom at the back of the complex. Avoids road noise but you get the noise of noisy neighbours running up and down the stairs next door. The units are extremely basic but for a couple of nights we couldn't complain. The location is fab as you walk down a path and you are immediately in the... More

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Hong Kong, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

A very clean, tidy and well equipped Motel. The location is great just a few minutes walk to Matakana Village. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We had a very comfortable stay in our 2 brm unit.

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Singapore, Singapore
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

We booked the Matakana House motel quite late on a Saturday evening as we were struggling to find places with availability. The motel is not cheap for what it is, is extremely basic and could certainly do with some modernisation- we were certainly expecting more given the write up in Lonely Planet. On the plus side the small town of... More

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

I was looking for a place to stay so my husband & I could both have a few drinks and dinner without taking the car out in Matakana. This place was perfect and just a short walk to the pub, restaurant, cinema and markets. Clean & tidy & the service was great. The heater had been put on in our... More

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Danbury, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Stayed there as a base for a family wedding. Between us we had three units. All the units were clean and the staff went out of their way to prepare two of the rooms for an early arrival. Two of the three units were studios, one with single beds and the other with a queen. The third was a larger... More

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Nice and tidy room. The staff are friendly and the hotel is well situated with very short walk through carpark to Matakana Pub or if you prefer, the markets on saturday or sunday morning. Great to stay if you're attending a wedding or other function but obviously its only a hotel so not an experience in itself.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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48 reviews 48 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

We stayed over the weekend and found our studio to be great for what we needed, it was clean and spacious. The bed was firm but comfortable enough, the shower had great pressure too. Awesome location, you can walk to the main street for cafes, bars, the cinema and markets... The staff were friendly and more than willing to help... More

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Address: 975 Matakana Road, Matakana 0985, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Matakana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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The motel is made up of 16 modern, purpose built units, from studio units with tea and coffee making facilities through to 2 bedroom units complete with kitchen. Or, spoil yourself in the spa unit which has its own spa bath.• 2 bedroom units have full cooking facilities, separate lounge and dining area.• Studio units have bathroom, fridge, tea/coffee and breakfast making facilities.LocationOnly minutes from Omaha Beach and golf course. Goat Island Marine Reserve, local wineries, Morris & James pottery. Opposite Matakana Farmers Market cinemas and shops. Handy to Matakana Country Park and equestrian centre, Kawau Island via ferry, Sandspit and more.MatakanaMatakana is situated 8kms east of State Highway 1 from Warkworth on Matakana Road, approximately 1 hour drive from Auckland. ... more   less 
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