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Matakana Motel

975 Matakana Road, Matakana 0985, New Zealand (Formerly Matakana House Motel)
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good clean fresh rooms. A huge bed in unit 8 for the two of us. Warm too. Now has private decking. Close to the Matakana Pub and the Saturday Market. Pity it was a wet week-end, but hey, it is winter. Will return again. Cheers.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked in for a friend's 50th in Matakana. It is a very well appointed motel. Room was excellent. Comfortable beds good lounge and a great bathroom. A minutes walk into the village for a great meal. Pool on site. We would definitely stay again.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked for a night as we had not been these ways before. The entrance was well posted and the driveway is long but a nice way away from the road. We had a rental truck at the time and the carparks we were assigned were rather tight but we inched in. Met the knowledgable and friendly receptionist and were treated... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed recently in unit 1. This unit was spotlessly clean, quiet and had been freshly refurbished to a very good standard. The kitchen has a new good sized fridge/freezer, wall oven and gas hob. The bathroom worked fine, with a good shower, mirror and hand basin. To be fair the beds were a little on the pingy side (you... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

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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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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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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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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