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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Large, modern and great indoor/outdoor flow. Main bedroom was next to driveway used by 4 other units, and had no privacy or opening windows, so we chose to sleep in the second bedroom off if the lounge. That room and the lounge had opening windows, but none had mosquito netting so we didn't sleep well. The swimming pool was crowded...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to stay in the Matakana region over a long weekend and chose Riverside. What a great choice that turned out to be ! The complex itself is only a few minutes drive from Matakana Village and short drive form a wide choice of beaches. Well designed units are clustered in a few groupings, which are set amongst manicured...

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Thank rsuyker
United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited this complex three times since we found it on our biannual pilgrimage to NZ. What a beautiful location. The Bach is well thought through providing all you need to cook, sleep and relax. I can't rate it high enough.

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Thank Slowworms
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We are a family of 6. 2 boys and 2 girls aged 10 - 17. We were joined by another family with 1 boy. It is a perfect set up as you have 2 houses next to each other. The house itself is 2 bedrooms, with a sleep out adjoining the main house. It is fully serviced, so it's great...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We booked here for a 3 day break and couldn't have been more delighted. Lovely and quiet with amazing views and we've never stayed somewhere that was so well equipped. Great BBQ on the deck with every cooking utensil needed. Nice and close to town and close to some really great wineries. We'll be back!!

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Thank Jan E
Auckland
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We have stayed as a couple, and with family on a number of occasions and my expectations are always exceeded at Riverside ( and I am fussy!). The self contained apartments are set in beautiful and well maintained grounds on a hill side running down to the river, so many have water views. The apartments are set in clusters but...

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Thank stellamAuckland
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We spent a glorious few days in this wonderful resort. The bach and the facilities were immaculate and the staff extremely helpful friendly. We used their complimentary kayaks and tennis rackets and of course had a dip in the pool. The resort offered free wifi (strong signal) and each bach offered residents utmost privacy. The location was perfect, only a...

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Thank Caragh R
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 21 November 2016

For some reason we rather thought Riverside was a fairly small operation overlooking the river. It's not. It's big, with a lot of baches, not exactly intimate. The river is an estuary and not really visible. The baches are of a fairly cheap modular construction. For the price, I was a little underwhelmed. That said, it was reasonably roomy and...

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Thank TukoPomojaAustralia
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Recently booked 5 Bach's for a family wedding. The Bach's were spotlessly clean which is always a must on holiday. The Bach for us, 4 cousins was roomy comfortable and thoughtful. With a family size weber and picnic wine glasses for our outdoor use. Arriving at night the temperature was cool and the option of the fireplace was convenient and...

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We Stayed for just 1 night at the end of the Labour Weekend holiday , deciding to stay to avoid Auckland traffic. On arrival we meet our host Michael who was very friendly and gave us a guided tour of the grounds before showing us to our Bach. What an amazing setup nestled amongst the lovely vineyard and olive groves...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Winner of 2015 Tripadvisor Excellence Award. Just one hour from Auckland and located 5 mins from Matakana Village. 17 luxury Kiwi baches set on 30 acres of vineyard, olive groves and landscaped grounds, this is a beautiful property in the heart of Matakana wine country on the doorstep to one of NZ's stunning coasts. Facilities are many and include, swimming pool, tennis and petanque courts, private boat ramp & jetty, with an abundance of park like grounds to enjoy. Or simply enjoy the expansive views from the North-West facing decks. Baches are based on the "iconic kiwi bach,"each with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, spacious living areas, BBQ and full kitchen with everything provided. Riverside Matakana is a place where you can truly get away from it all, whether for a a romantic escape, corporate retreat, family holiday, or to explore the many activities and attractions of the Matakana region. The newly renovated and expanded Conference Lodge is now a fully featured, brilliant space, suitable for executive teams, strategy meetings, sales conferences, or as a venue for any event or special occasion. The Lodge has all the latest technology installed, complete with sheltered courtyard, breakout spaces, onsite catering provided by our caterer, with massive decks with views across the property and Matakana Valley. Riverside Matakana is the perfect place to relax, restore and retreat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riverside Matakana

Address: 170 Green Road, Matakana 0985, New Zealand (Formerly Quest Matakana)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Matakana
Price Range: €153 - €224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Riverside Matakana 3.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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