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    Tower Road Motel

    108 Tower Road, Matamata 3471, New Zealand
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    Reviewed 24 February 2017

    To the non-equestrian, Matamata has become virtually synonymous with the Hobbiton movie set, and we were no exception to this. We stayed one night at Tower Road so that we could do the late Hobbiton tour and the feast (highly recommended, incidentally). The motel is...More

    Thank sapientpear
    Response from karen o, Owner at Tower Road MotelResponded 26 February 2017

    Good Morning an thank you for taking the time to review our motel we appreciate the feedback, the traffic in the afternoon can be heavy at times an thankfully not so bad in the middle of the night, you are right the Hobbiton night tour...More

    Reviewed 17 February 2017

    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.More

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    Response from karen o, Owner at Tower Road MotelResponded 25 February 2017

    Good Morning an thank you for your review, we feel very lucky to be situated where we are, only 1.5km from the centre of Matamata but surrounded by countryside the best of both worlds. Some of our units do have cooking facilities which is great...More

    Reviewed 10 February 2017

    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...More

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    Response from karen o, Owner at Tower Road MotelResponded 12 February 2017

    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...More

    Reviewed 9 February 2017

    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...More

    Thank Leslie D
    Response from karen o, Owner at Tower Road MotelResponded 12 February 2017

    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...More

    Reviewed 7 February 2017

    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...More

    Thank ErylAnn
    Response from karen o, Owner at Tower Road MotelResponded 12 February 2017

    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...More

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    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Price range
    • US$71 - US$85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Matamata
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    Response from Ann T | Reviewed this property |
    Yes - right in front of your room door.
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    Response from Alexandra L | Reviewed this property |
    when my daughter and i stayed at Tower Raod Motel, we emailed the owner who was absolutely lovely and very very helpful, and she picked us up from the Information Centre in the heart of Mattamatta and dropped us back there... More
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