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Fribourg, Switzerland
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We booked this hotel just for one night. It was a great surprise! Very nice and modern with a small kitchen. The wifi works well in the room. The deb was really confortable and the room we had was really big! The owner are very kind. We asked if it was possible to wash our clothes and they did it...

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Morristown, New Jersey
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

This is better than your standard motel. It is newer and clean. It's a family run and operated business - they were nice and helpful. The only downside was we were put in the handicap room and the shower head was very low so you had to stoop down to shower (room #10). Other than that, I think it is...

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Thank Rebecca M
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We were extremely happy with our stay at this motel. The rooms were beautifully furnished and absolutely spotless, spacious and very comfortable. We were in a two storey townhouse unit which overlooked the main road. I noticed on another review someone complained about the truck noise but although we heard a couple, it did not disturb our sleep in any...

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Geelong
Reviewed 23 June 2016

The rooms are quite luxurious and well maintained, with double glazed windows to ensure a good nights rest. Located just out of the main hub of Matamata, everything is within easy walking distance. Breakfast was basic, but filling. A very pleasant stay to kick off our Hobbiton visit.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 24 May 2016

We were really surprised by this motel. Our expectations were low, for such a small town and being a motel rather than a hotel. The motel was spotless, modern, comfortable, new. Everything good and more. I believe the management team must be very meticulous. But being so meticulous comes with community rules. They have a small sign in the kitchen,...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We only stayed for one night as we were visiting the Hobbiton movie set the next day. Our rooms were really clean and had everything we needed. It had a good size open plan lounge, dining area and well equipped kitchen with a full bathroom (separate bath and shower) and 2 bedrooms, twin and double. It is close to Matamata...

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Moruya, Australia
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff showed us the room and facilities. Walking distance to the cbd. Supermarket across the road was very handy. Good kitchen facilities and a spacious room made for a very comfortable stay.

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Thank Peter V
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Beautiful place to stay ,staff was so friendly and helpful The family room was so clean and comfortable everything was in the cabin that we needed and more Brilliant location small work to main street and supermarket small drive and nice walk to see waterfalls and Hobbiton Thankyou for a wonderful stay.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

We were there for one night and had an excellent stay. Our room was clean and modern and had everything you need - an open plan lounge, dining area and well equipped kitchen with a separate bathroom and a separate double bedroom. (A tv in the lounge area and another in the bedroom). It is close to Matamata town centre...

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Reviewed 7 April 2016

We stayed here for one night while visiting the Hobbiton. I was pleasantly surprised with the interior and comfort of the room. Love the bed and the bathroom was very clean. The water pressure from the shower was strong. The room was very spacious and I really enjoyed the night staying there.

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Address: 42 Waharoa Rd W, Matamata, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Matamata
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Price Range: $143 - $250 (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”
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“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”
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“Room 2 was great”
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