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Matamata Central Motel

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean & spacious room with a comfortable bed. We parked our car right in front of our door (easy to unload luggage). Smoking point is away from room which is ideal for non-smoker me. Hotel owner was very polite.

Thank SGTracy
matamatajohn, Manager at Matamata Central Motel, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you for your review. It is pleasing to get good feed back.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great accommodation, spacious,comfortable, modern, excellent amenities & it was spotlessly clean. Only a few minutes drive into main centre. Helpful with advice & recommendations for local places to dine in.

Thank Rosie B
Worthing, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

An absolutely faultless place to stay, the smallest detail is thought of. Lovely lovely decor, comfortable beds even the sofa bed!!! Incredible shower, impecibly clean motel room. We will most definitely be staying here again. Thank you!

Thank MistyW79
matamatajohn, Owner at Matamata Central Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. Yes we do very hard try to make your stay welcoming.Will look forward to meeting you again soon.. Thanks John.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 October 2016

My wife & I stayed at this motel for 4 nights The room was very clean,spacious, modern My wife & I have travel around New Zealand for 24 days and stay at different motel/hotels and found this motel our favorite! Just across the road is the supermarket & 2mins to town centre The staff & management were just great &...

Thank Vaughan734
matamatajohn, Owner at Matamata Central Motel, responded to this review

Hello Vaughan. Thank you for staying with us and for your kind comments. Will look forward to meeting you both again soon . Thanks John.

Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stayed here last year, with our work colleague in another room. We didn't enjoy the experience then, but thought everyone deserves a second chance. Arrived on Thursday, to a lovely welcome from relief manager.Big Plus, as previously the owner was extremely rude on first visit. Rooms are very comfortable and well appointed. It's not till you...

1Thank Brenda M
matamatajohn, Manager at Matamata Central Motel, responded to this review

Sorry to hear that you must have had a bad day. First we have such notes for people to read and understand why we have charged there credit card when they just cook and leave all the unwashed pots, pans etc plus dishes on the table still with food on them. ( I have photos to suit).The wording is extra...

South Bend, Indiana
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The apartment, upstairs - bedroom and bathroom and downstairs - living room, dining table and kitchen was very clean, modern and comfortable. Staff was very friendly and helpful. We appreciated finding a good hotel based on other reviews

Thank DTuisaula
Reviewed 4 September 2016

i was delighted with our room which was in perfect condition, exceptionally clean and very comfortable! The staff were very helpful as well. I will admit I was a little unsure using a motel for the first time instead of a luxury hotel but We couldn't have wanted for more for our short 2 night stay. It was convenient, only...

Thank Frances K
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

These apartments are very clean and have a very well equiped kitchen. They are a 15 min walk to the shops only 5 mins if you cross a train line which I wouldnt suggest. I can not fault the apartments at all. However management do not make you feel welcome. There are notices in your face for everything. They are...

Thank Mezzie13
Camberley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The rooms are clean and modern with comfortable bedding and easy to use and quick to work air conditioning. The bathrooms are modern and clean. The kitchen amenities are clean and you have everything you need should you wish to self-cater. We didn't self-cater as there are some great cafes and restaurants just down the road. Matamata is perfectly located...

Thank flreardon-brown
Dapto, Australia
Reviewed 30 July 2016

excellent facility, clean and well appointed lovely staff, very friendly great stay, no noise well set up room with mini kitchen, large screen TV, heated towel rails it is the small things have really set the best from the better very close to the Hobbiton movie set about 15 mins in car

1Thank Anthony P

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Additional Information about Matamata Central Motel

Address: 42 Waharoa Road West, Matamata 3400, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Matamata
Price Range: $134 - $235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Matamata Central Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Room 10 has a disabled car park right outside the door.”
 of 5 bubbles KiwiAMS, 1 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the rear (south side) are further from the road and quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Sydney8950, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All 12 rooms same I think,built in a quadrangle with car park in it”
 of 5 bubbles molarnator, 14 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Can't go wrong with any of the rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Ftumsch, 10 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 was great”
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