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Calgary, AB
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Chose this spot as it was close to a Hobbiton tour. It's a bit out of Matamata, more in the country. Nice little motel, with some kitchen facilities...no stove, but microwave and fridge. Room was comfy. It had A/C.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My parents and I stayed at Tower Road Motel for one night before heading to Hobbiton the next morning (as I'm sure many do!), and we had a wonderful stay. It was in an optimal location, and Karen, who greeted us upon arrival, was very helpful with all the questions we had regarding the area. On top of everything, my...

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

Hello to all the family from Canada, thank you for your review an it was not a problem sending your mum her necklace we are just so happy it returned home back to you as sometimes things do it lost in the post! I'm sure you all have amazing memories of NZ. Kind Regards Karen

Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our three night stay! The hotel is situated close to town, but far enough away to have a real country charm. There is a path located along the highway that is great for a run or leisurely stroll. The room was clean and cozy. The room came with coffee, tea, and dishware. We received a warm welcome...

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

Good Morning from a very windy day here in Matamata, many thanks for your review, being only a 7 unit motel we can find time to do the little extras to make our guests stay a little more comfortable ( turning on your light). Enjoy 2017. Karen

Hirwaun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This motel is perfect! Our only regret is that we couldn't stay longer. It is perfectly situated at the edge of the town so that you can appreciate the peaceful countryside, yet it is a short drive to the centre of the town. The owners were very kind and often drove their customers to the town and back! Now that...

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

Wow what a review we feel very humbled that someone would think of us an our motel like you have, thank you so much, we hope the rest of your holiday went well for you, an we may see you again one day. Kindness regards Terry an Karen

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had stayed at the motel for one night since we were going to see the Shire the next day. The owners were really welcoming when we pulled in. They were also very helpful in providing us driving directions and offered some insight on places to visit such as the waterfall hike nearby (which was beautiful). The...

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

Hello to you both an thank you for your review, great you found your unit overall clean very sorry to have found one aspect not up to our standard as we pride ourselves on our cleanliness, thank you for bringing this to our attention. We hope the rest of your holiday went well for you. Kind Regards Terry an Karen

Whidbey Island
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We couldn't believe what a sweet deal we found! Clean rooms, friendly staff, comfy beds, well stocked kitchenette. We were here for an evening tour of Hobbiton and thought we'd have to drive ourselves to the venue, but Karen arranged to take us to The I Site so we could catch the tour and then the tour brings us back...

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

Good morning to you both, thank you for your review it was not a problem taking you down to catch the bus for Hobbiton, I hope you enjoyed Rotorua. Regards Karen

Reviewed 15 January 2017

This motel is a step above a typical motel. Every “room” has its own little carport for parking and a separate entrance. Our apartment had a main room with two twin beds, a table that seated four, and a kitchenette. Then the master bedroom was off to one side with a queen bed and a built-in desk. So, the first...

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

Hello from us, thank you for your lovely review it is very much appreciated, Terry an I realised today that this motel will be 50 years old this year, so we know the importance of keeping our motel looking clean an fresh, we hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday. Regards Karen

Reviewed 11 January 2017

The location is great for visits to Matamata or the neighboring towns, but especially if you intend to take a tour of Hobbiton. The room was clean, decently sized, and had a small kitchenette that could be used, though not very well stocked if you plan to prepare your own meals. The WiFi was free, thankfully, considering it had a...

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

Good Morning an thank you for taking the time to write a review, we are sorry about the wifi we don't know why it wasn't working right like it should be, we hope the rest of your time in NZ has been a wonderful trip for you. Regards Karen

Penang Island, Malaysia
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We booked this motel on our way to visit Hobbiton and was really glad we did. It's a very pleasant place with nice manicured lawn which the kids loved. The rooms are adequately furnished and clean. Had a good time staying at this motel. Note: make sure to keep the windows closed at night even though the air was pleasant...

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Crawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for a night as we were visiting a few attractions in the area with family. Lovely motel. Very clean & well maintained. Karen & Terry were very friendly & nothing was too much trouble. We would highly recommend this place. It has everything you would need, complimentary tea & coffee, fridge, ironing board, iron, hair dryer etc....

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

Happy New Year to you both thank you for the lovely review we appreciate this, we hope the rest of your holiday has gone well we would love to see you again in the future. Regards Terry an Karen

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Additional Information about Tower Road Motel

Address: 108 Tower Road, Matamata 3471, New Zealand (Formerly Tower Lodge Motel)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Matamata
Price Range: $101 - $151 (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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“Any room is good”
 of 5 bubbles ErylAnn, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“With either of the single bedroom units, you can sit outside & catch the late afternoon sun, very pleasent.”
 of 5 bubbles Kaikohe, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Suites further towards the back of the complex will be quieter, as main road is busy even in early hours.”
 of 5 bubbles MKT27, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles KelefehMan, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“A small motel just out of Matamata town centre and very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Annegotravel, 16 Apr 2016 | Read review
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