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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here as sh1 on coast was closed following earthquake. Murchison is a nice little town with several cafes, shops and a small supermarket. Motel is in the back streets and is very quiet with no highway noise. Major down side is the extremely poor water pressure in shower. Alright in sink and bathroom basin so oblivious water limiting valve...

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

This place was hands down the best motel we stayed at during our 3 week holiday to NZ. We stayed in unit 1 which had 2 bedrooms, a great bathroom with a spa bath, living room, and a nice kitchenette. The window looked into the vege garden out the back and there were sheep and calves over the fence next...

Thank Sharni P
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Our stay was superb! The owners were very friendly and accommodating. We were travelling with a van and trailer and two cars and they showed us where to park and we didn't have to leave any on the street. We stayed in a two bedroom unit and it was modern and spacious. We were also travelling with our two dogs...

Thank Abby G
Reviewed 24 November 2016

The Mataki motel in Murchison is a delight. A warm welcome was offered to me. The room itself was fairly small but adequate. No kitchen but a microwave. The positioning however is superb. It is within easy walking distance down a lovely road in a country town to a good variety of pubs and cafes for meals. The outlook from...

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Very happy with the value for money. Friendly manager and easy parking. Excellent free wifi. Good little kitchen. Nice enough bathroom with toilet behind another door. Comfortable bed, quiet room. There are also a few policemen who stay in the motel whilst posted in the area, this made me feel pretty safe. Great place to stop.

Thank Rabbitnom
Waihi Beach, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Some of the units are VERY small. Three beds squashed into a very small area. No sink, (use handbasin), but could not get jug under tap. Bread and butter plates had been put away unwashed so we had a "surprise" when we went to get them. Washing was $5 a load for both washing and drying - very expensive. We...

Thank brandy126
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here overnight last weekend and really enjoyed it. The room (new studio) was very spacious and had cooking facilities. Everything was pristine regarding cleanliness. Friendly hosts and it was a cute touch to recieve our milk in a wee jug. The heater was on already for our arrival of a chilly night. Tip: take shampoos etc as they...

Thank Katie Z
Reviewed 30 March 2016

The hostess was welcoming, helpful and friendly, as was her cat. The motel is close to the shops, but fairly quiet at night. We had a standard studio unit, no kitchen but a fridge, microwave, kettle and toaster were provided, as were an ample supply of cutlery and crockery. A small table and two chairs were provided, along with a...

Thank Well-Weathered
Wanaka, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Unable to secure accommodation in St Arnaud over the Easter period, we chanced upon Murchison as an alternative option that was close by. We didn't know quite what to expect from this town, but were pleasantly surprised on what was on offer. This whole establishment was modern, and the owners clearly had paid thorough attention to the various needs of...

Thank Gondwana80
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 March 2016

An excellent quiet motel a few streets away from the main highway through Murchison. Recently refurbished to a high standard with all amenities you would expect. Plenty of room and a very comfortable bed. Perfect for a stop on the way from the West Coast to Nelson. Definitely recommend.

Thank David S

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mataki Motel offers clean and comfortable accommodation at an affordable price. 16 self-contained units: • 12 units sleep 1-3 • 4 family units sleep 1-6 • All non-smoking units • Serviced daily ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mataki Motel

Address: 34 Hotham Street | P.O. Box 54 Murchison, Murchison 7007, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Murchison
Price Range: $125 - $234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mataki Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Not too sure if the rooms are different to ours but very good.”
 of 5 bubbles MaxwellSmartTVShow, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors would be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles michaelhA6897NQ, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pass through quickly”
 of 5 bubbles 986karenl, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a big room.”
 of 5 bubbles brandy126, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If needing WiFi, ask for a room that has a good signal.”
 of 5 bubbles Well-Weathered, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
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