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Tower Road Motel

108 Tower Road, Matamata 3471, New Zealand (Formerly Tower Lodge Motel)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
MattWood1312 Nottingham, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located just 2 minutes drive from Matamata town centre, this is the perfect place to spend the night before heading to Hobbiton. The hosts were lovely, even going the extra mile the next day by booking activities for us using their landline. Rooms were large and clean with facilities of a good standard. Free wifi as well for unlimited devices.... More

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karen o, Owner at Tower Road Motel, responded to this review

Good Morning to the both of you, Thankyou for reviewing our motel, I hope you enjoyed Waitomo Caves after you left us, and enjoyed the rest of your holiday. It has been really quite mild weather here in the Waikato, so lets hope winter is nearly at a end. Regards Karen More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place, great people. We use this motel as a base when travelling and have had the odd weekend away here. Always very clean and tidy. Always very welcoming. Would highly recommend anyone wanting to stay in the area to stay here. :)

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karen o, Owner at Tower Road Motel, responded to this review

Hello Tracey and Lance We enjoy having you both back and catching up on what has been happending with you both,Tery and I appreciate you returning here, and look forward to seeing you both again. Regards Terry and Karen More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found our unit had had the heater put on to make it cosy for our late afternoon arrival. It was very clean and the hot shower was much appreciated by these weary travellers.The owner gave us good advice about alternatives to do,when the weather made the tour of Hobbitan not an option as planned next day. She lent us... More

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karen o, Owner at Tower Road Motel, responded to this review

Hello Wendy Yes you were so lucky with the weather to do the Hobbiton Tour, I don't think we have had anyone that was so excited about the tour, its great to see,so pleased you enjoyed our town, it was lovely to meet you both. Regards karen More

Waikanae, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely little motel. Real value for money. We always stay here. We were lucky to get a room as the field days were on and this is a busy time. The rooms are lovely and clean and comfortable. The owner , Karen so friendly and helpful. Comfortable bed. The room had been heated for our arrival. They... More

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karen o, Owner at Tower Road Motel, responded to this review

Hello Colin and Aynsley We appreciate our guests returning to us, so thankyou. We like to think we keep up the standards that we have set so its great when we have feedback to say we have. Looking forward to seeing you again. Regards Karen More

Cambria, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just outside of town you will find a delightful place to stay if you are planning on visiting Hobbiton. The proprietors, Terry and Karen made us feel right at home and offered up some fruit from their feijoa tree. Quite delicious if you haven't tried. You might get lucky and be offered a ride in Terry's Enfield motorcyle sidecar. You... More

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karen o, Owner at Tower Road Motel, responded to this review

Hello Gerry and Paula Thankyou for your review,we like to encourage our guests to view the Historic Museum and trace the history of Matamata and have complimentary tickets available, sorry we couldn't control the weather for the rest of the week that you were in NZ, we hope you enjoyed Rotorua, and Gerry whenever you want to come for another... More

Holt, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect little hide away for our visit to Hobbiton! The host was extremely gracious and the room was perfect! Even the suggestion for eating at The Redoubt was outstanding! Such a great place to eat! Wouldn't change a thing!

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karen o, Owner at Tower Road Motel, responded to this review

Hello Jenny Thankyou for your review, Hobbiton has been great for our town and last week they started night tours on a Wednesday night so that I'm sure will be amazing to see, we have had a very wet week here in NZ, which is not so good for the tourists. Regards Karen More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As usual a very warm welcome from the proprietor Karen. She is always so flexible and accommodating .The location is right on the cusp where town meets country Matamata township is only a 3 or 4 minute drive literally, so great to get away from suburbia yeti be able to take advantage of shopping fast food and tourist attractions at... More

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karen o, Owner at Tower Road Motel, responded to this review

Hello Sandy and Hello also to your sister Julie Thankyou again for returning to us and this time bringing your sister to show her Matamata, I hope you both enjoyed your break and everything our little town has to offer, we may see you again. Regards Karen More

Melbourne, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 hotel reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I had the pleasure of staying here overnight while passing through Matamata, and the glowing reviews the Tower Road Motel receives on this website were completely justified in my eyes. The Motel is a stone's throw away from the centre of town and very easy to find. Upon arrival I received a very friendly greeting and the lovely offer of... More

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karen o, Owner at Tower Road Motel, responded to this review

Good Morning Brad, Such lovely words, thankyou, and its good to hear you slept so well,, I hope you enjoyed Rotorua and the rest of NZ, we are very spoilt in this country and its great to share it with so many tourists. Regards Karen More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We were en route and needed a place to stay between two long days of driving. The room was not fancy, but it was well kept and comfortable. The kitchenette was nicely equipped. The owner recommended a great place for breakfast. Overall, a pleasant stopover.

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karen o, Owner at Tower Road Motel, responded to this review

Hello to you both, thankyou for taking the time to review us and the positive feedback you have given, we hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in NZ at the moment here in Matamata we are waking up to a -1 frost so winter has arrived. Regards Karen More

Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Clean, tidy, comfortable accommodation with a great, friendly reception. Came looking for accommodation in Watamata late in the afternoon, and found the Tower Rd., motel. it's a little way out of the centre of town, but easy to get to, and gave us a great night.

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karen o, Owner at Tower Road Motel, responded to this review

Hello Louis and Jane, thankyou for a great review and for taking the time to review us, we appreciate feedback from our guests, I'm sure you both have some great photos of NZ that you took back home with you, Matamata being one of them. Regards Karen More

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Address: 108 Tower Road, Matamata 3471, New Zealand (Formerly Tower Lodge Motel)
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Matamata
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