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“Comfy, quiet, hospitable place”
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Tower Road Motel
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Matamata
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Reviewed April 17, 2013

This is an old fashioned style motel, in the nicest way, with comfy beds, showers that work well, pretty grounds and gardens, well equipped kitchenette, and a hospitable host. Enjoyed our short stay before seeing Hobbiton.

Stayed: April 2013, traveled with family
Thank Neece2010
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karen o, Owner at Tower Road Motel, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2013

Hello Denise and Family

Thankyou for your feedback, we hope you enjoyed the Hobbittion Tour and your son had his photo in a Hobbit house it was our pleasure to have you stay.
Regards Karen

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Reviewed April 14, 2013

I choose this motel for its garden area as I was traveling with 2 young boys who needed to stretch their legs and have a place to wander and explore after being in the car for several hours. Tower Road provided all of this. Karen, our host was very friendly and helpful with any request especially about tourist attractions and places to eat. The rooms were very neat and clean and I felt very relaxed being there with the family. We enjoyed it so much we would recommend it to our friends and family traveling to New Zealand.

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karen o, Owner at Tower Road Motel, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2013

Hello Adrienne

Your 2 grandsons were a delight to have here, it is great to see children running around the back garden playing on the play equipment, we hope they enjoyed their little motorbike ride, we have only just started developing the play area so your feeedback means we are on the right track, this summer we hope to extend it. I'm sure you have taken back many great memories from NZ .Thanks. Regards.Karen

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Reviewed April 9, 2013

We enjoyed our stay whilst attending a family wedding. Beautiful gardens to relax in. Lovely host Karen updated us on local attracations & township.Rooms cosy warm & spotless very welcoming after along days travel

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karen o, Owner at Tower Road Motel, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2013

Good Morning Kathy and John
Thankyou for your comments, I am so pleased you both went to Hobbittion and enjoyed it, and thankyou for the wedding photo it was a wonderful day for you to remember.
Kind Regards
Karen

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Reviewed April 6, 2013

We stayed at the Tower Road Motel in April 2013 and the owner Karen was extremely friendly and made us feel so welcome .The rooms were so clean and tidy which was lovely to see. We also would highly recommend staying here as you will love it.

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled with friends
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karen o, Owner at Tower Road Motel, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2013

Hello Tina

What a great weekend you guys had with your racehorse,thankyou for your lovely comments, we may see you again. Karen

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Reviewed April 6, 2013

Three of us on a New Zealand road trip stayed here for 1 night, so we could visit Hobbiton. The Motel is on the outskirts of town, which we found easily. It is a reasonably priced Motel I booked easily on-line 2 days before. Karen was very welcoming and helpful. The accommodation was clean and comfortable. Nice linen and towels, hot water and kitchenette. Karen and her Husband were wonderful, friendly hosts and I would recommend this Motel.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with friends
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karen o, Owner at Tower Road Motel, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2013

Hello from NZ!!

Thankyou for your comments, and placing up some of your photos,I'm sure you all will have many stories/photos to show everyone back in Australia, our NZ summer is slowly coming to an end!! Karen

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Reviewed April 3, 2013 via mobile

Booked to stay here after a visit to Hobbiton. Walked in and straight back out. We had 2 rooms booked and both smelled really musty. Like they had been closed up and damp for weeks. Which is strange in the middle of a drought!

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karen o, Owner at Tower Road Motel, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2013

Good Morning Nick

I'm sorry you thought that about our rooms, in actuall fact those 2 rooms that you had booked 1 month ago had people in them the night before and both couples wanted to stay another night but I had to ask them to swap to a smaller unit which they kindly did, so you could have those 2 rooms, you arrived at nearly 5pm and then told me they didn't suit and didn't tell me why, and I didn't even charge you for cancelling at 5pm! so I feel this review is quite unfair. Our cleaning procedure has not changed in 5 years, and we never claim to be 5 star motel I'm sorry. I hope you found something more to your liking. Regards
Karen

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Reviewed April 3, 2013

My daughter and I stayed at this wonderfull hidden gem in early March 2013. A wonderfull start to our driving holiday. Karen was welcoming and nothing was to much trouble.'The rooms were spotless and very comfortable.
We set off next morning after a gentle wander around the lovley garden and enjoyed the oranges that Karen allowed us to pick that morning.
A really good stop leaving Auckland and returning to the airport.
Highly recommend

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with family
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karen o, Owner at Tower Road Motel, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2013

Hello Ladies

Thankyou for your comments and I am pleased you enjoyed the oranges, it is yummy to be able to pick fruit straight of the tree!! We hope the rest of your trip was great, you had our amzing summer to enjoy.
Regards Karen

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Additional Information about Tower Road Motel

Address: 108 Tower Road, Matamata 3471, New Zealand (Formerly Tower Lodge Motel)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Matamata
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Matamata
Price Range: $71 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tower Road Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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