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Tower Road Motel
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Matamata
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Reviewed September 12, 2013

We arrived to a lovely warm room as Karen had ensured the heater was on prior to our arrival. Karen was helpful in providing recommendations for dinner and directions/timing to Hobbiton for our tour the next day. Very quiet location with a lovely garden.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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karen o, Owner at Tower Road Motel, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2013

Hi to you both from NZ, great you found your unit warm, we don't need heaters here today in Matamata, its a lovely spring day, I hope the rest of your trip went well and it makes you want to have a return trip to NZ in the future.Regards Karen

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Reviewed September 7, 2013

We stayed in one of the units with a kitchenette. The place was spotless and the beds were very comfortable. In fact, this is one of the nicest places we've stayed on vacation. The owner was very friendly and offered some good advice for sight seeing. We also had one of her breakfasts and it was a nice start to the morning.

We used the hotel as our base of base of operations for exploring the central portion of the Northern Island and to visit Hobbiton. It was so nice to come home kind of late from sight seeing and then be able to make ourselves a small meal, watch a bit of NZ tv and catch up on email. A very nice place and much recommended.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with family
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karen o, Owner at Tower Road Motel, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2013

Hello John, Judy and daughters


Thankyou for your comments, we will thank the staff for your comments, we do try to make everyones stay here as comfortable as we can, so its great to see we achieved that with your family.You will have many special memories about NZ especially Hobbition.
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Karen

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Reviewed September 3, 2013

This was a nice quite place to stay before our day at Hobbiton. The owners were very friendly and helpful with suggestions for restaurants. Whoever stayed in our room the night before had cooked fish, and the owner was very apologetic about the odor, but with some air freshener, it was fine. Still, she only charged us half the normal rate. In addition, the motel has a laundry we used for $5 a load -- much cheaper than we found anywhere else. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with family
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karen o, Owner at Tower Road Motel, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2013

Hello to all the family
Yes what a bit of a pain for you with the nights before cooking guests, but Terry and I like to see that our guests leave happy and we are pleased you did and would return, so thankyou.
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Karen

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Reviewed August 17, 2013

My son and I had two nights at the Tower Road Motel. Karen and Terry were very welcoming and friendly. The accommodation was very clean and comfortable. Our rooms were cleaned each day and fresh towels were provided. As well our windows were closed before nightfall and the heater was on when we arrived home in the evening. The hosts were non-intrusive and it was a quiet and tranquil setting. Wish we could have stayed longer and highly recommend the Tower Road Motel.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with family
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karen o, Owner at Tower Road Motel, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2013

Hello Dennise and Dane

It was lovely to meet you both, and thankyou for your lovely comments about the motel, I'm sure your family enjoyed your visit even though it was only a few days, we may see you again.
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Terry and Karen

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Reviewed July 21, 2013

My husband and I and our daughter recently stayed at Tower Road Motel, Matamata. We got a lovely welcome from the owners and our unit was cosy and warm when we arrived as the heaters had been switched on earlier in the day. The unit was great and the owners were very friendly and helpful. We would definitely recommend this motel to others. Karen, Peter and Nicola McKay.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with family
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karen o, Owner at Tower Road Motel, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2013

Hello to all the family, thankyou for choosing Tower Road Motel for your recent stay, and we hope you enjoyed Matamata and the Hobbition site, you are most welcome back anytime.Regards Karen

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Reviewed July 6, 2013

This was our first stay at Tower Road Motel. Thankyou to our lovely hosts as they were very welcoming. We found the accommodation very comfortable and clean. After having 2 awful nights in Auckland in very uncomfortable beds, it was nice to have a firm bed; nice bathroom and welcoming hosts. We visited Matamata 8 years ago and found that the place has changed a lot since then & appears to be booming especially with the Hobbiton tours so well done. Would recommend this place to stay.

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

Hello Julie
Thankyou for taking the time to review our motel, you are so right Matamata has grown so much in the past 8 years we are very lucky as a small town to have such a tourist attraction as Hobbittion, great to see you slept well and enjoyed your stay with us, safe travels.
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Karen

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Reviewed June 22, 2013

The room we stayed in was clean and comfortable, quiet and housekept everyday. The hosts are very friendly; we enjoyed our whole 3 nights stay whilst visiting Hobbiton. We'll be back with friends and relatives. Highly recommended, great value for money.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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karen o, Owner at Tower Road Motel, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2013

Hello to you both, what a lovely young couple you were, thankyou for your comments and its great to see you had a good stay and enjoyed the Hobbittion tour and Matamata, you are most welcome back anytime. 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: $75 - $89 (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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