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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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Auckland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Booked Unit 4 for a family weekend away and was not disappointed. Lovely refurbished unit with comfortable beds, well equipped kitchen and large screen TV. A deck outside with table and chairs for relaxing in the sun. The pool area looked great but as it is winter we were not swimming. Can't wait to go back in the summer and... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here on a weekend away from the kids. The room had been recently refurbished and it was done to a very high standard. The room did not feel cramped at all and the bathroom was nice a big. The heat pump had been turned on before we arrived so it was nice and warm. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

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 July 7, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
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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Nova Scotia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 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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