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Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 2 xnights. Mum dad and 2 yr old. Room 6. Nice wee playground, trampoline, big fat black cat. Rooms clean. Big spa bath. Lots of room. 3 x min walk to centre of Matakana and of course the markets. At top of driveway go right on Friday night forgreat truck Vietnamese food. Great stay.

Thank Briarley Y
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Came here on a girls weekend and had a ball. They have very good amenities. Lots of glasses, decent sized mugs, plates etc.. The beds were comfy, the rooms warm thanks to some real indoor heating. The only downer for me was they advertised a heated pool but it is obvious it's only heated in summer time. Doh.

Thank monkey_dreaming
matakana2015, Owner at Matakana Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments......Our pool stays at 24 degrees all year round 👍🏻

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Good place to stay and rest. Nice reception. Quite place. Love the scene of grass grazing cows next to the motel. Reminded me of my childhood. Near to centre of Matakana village. Plenty of car parking lots.

Thank EddieTeoh
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This motel s fabulous! Fully renovated to a very high standard. The staff and management where very friendly and helpful to us and we felt really at home during our stay. Heat pump/ aircon was very quiet and efficient as was the shower etc. beutiful tiling work with motel logo etched into some. Cost and closeness to the villiage was...

Thank Arthur C
Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The place we stayed out was lovely. Great if you are wanting a weekend away. Nice and tidy. Very comfortable. Walking distance of most things that you'd love to do at Matakana so even better. Happy to stay again. Reasonable priced.

Thank deena88
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We stayed in the 2 bedroom unit with an infant and a very active 2 year old. The room has been refurbished to a high standard and with 2 heat pumps we were nice and cozy despite the winter visit. The location is excellent. The road entrance is off the main road but the motel has a back entrance onto...

Thank M4ttNz
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed over Queens Birthday Weekend and all that was available was a 2 bedroom unit which we didn't need but it was lovely totally refurbished and modernised, warm and very comfortable. Very different from our last visit and now has new owners. A short stroll to the centre of Matakana Village so it's perfect. Certainly worth another visit in...

Thank CarolynnFC
Kerikeri, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Handy location but basic accommodation. Room was basic as were the amenities - no sink in the kitchenette. King size bed was two mattresses joined together making an uncomfortable bed. We were also unlucky to have a neighbour who was entertaining/wooing till late - lack of sound proofing meant we were kept "entertained" until late..... Location was great - handy...

Thank Kevo9093
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 May 2016

The motel was very clean, its quiet, and very close to everything, so you can have a few wines and walk home at night. Beds comfortable and the staff are very friendly and helpful, would definately go back there again.

Thank KiwiJo2016
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

We had a wedding to go to in Matakana and as it was a long weekend decided to make the most of it. We were really happy with our unit, it was spotless and attractively decorated, lovely pool area and super wee playground for our grandson. The added bonus was that the motel ix so centrally located you can walk...

Thank peanut1810

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The motel is made up of 16 modern, purpose built units, from studio units with tea and coffee making facilities through to 2 bedroom units complete with kitchen. Or, spoil yourself in the spa unit which has its own spa bath.• 2 bedroom units have full cooking facilities, separate lounge and dining area.• Studio units have bathroom, fridge, tea/coffee and breakfast making facilities. Outdoor heated pool, children's playground & a gym for those energetic guests. Location is only minutes from Omaha Beach & golf course. Goat Island Marine Reserve, local wineries, Morris & James pottery. Opposite Matakana Farmers Market cinemas and shops. Handy to Matakana Country Park and equestrian centre, Kawau Island via ferry, Sandspit and more. Matakana is situated 8kms east of State Highway 1 from Warkworth on Matakana Road, approximately 1 hour drive from Auckland. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Matakana Motel

Address: 975 Matakana Road, Matakana 0985, New Zealand (Formerly Matakana House Motel)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Matakana
Price Range: €96 - €159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Matakana Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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“All the rooms are excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles ArthurC373, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are very private with a garden view”
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“look at their website for details. All good”
 of 5 bubbles busterNewZealand, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Go for a one bedroom+ if you want better cooking facilities”
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