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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

A large, very clean room with king bed, two bunks and a lovely spa bath. Lovely and clean, ample cooking facilities and a great decked veranda to the rear where you can enjoy a nice glass of Ransome Estate wine. Central Matakana right behind the pub and so close to the Saturday market which is a must visit. Everything closes...

Thank TimmyFK
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome location just behind the main street and pub. Beautiful and clean, great set up. Downside was our bed. King size (two singles pushed together), lumpy and hard so we slept in the two singles in the 2nd bedroom which were a little less lumpy but still hard. Would be great spot for a family, well equipped with awesome playground.

Thank BatleyNicholson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly welcome and allowed early access to our room. Stayed for two nights in a studio (room3). The property was very clean and tidy with a large walk in shower. Overall room size was good and we had a small deck that we sat out on. The bed was very comfortable. Our only gripe was the lack of a...

Thank kby121148
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for somewhere out of the city for the night but good quality, come to this place. Everything was clean and tidy, looks new and I had a good nights sleep. Highly impressed from everything and would recommend if you are passing by.

Thank Rachel S
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed here recently for an event in the area. The motel highly exceeded my expectations and it's one I would love to return to. Very spacious, lovely design and clean! Well worth a weekend away in matakana!!

Thank Jordz05
Thames, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Very clean and minimalistic! The 'welcome' was lukewarm and had a 'take it or leave it' ramped way down attitude, not the usual enthusiastic kiwi welcome. Perhaps my car was not impressive enough?? Maybe.. a 13 yr old wagon no matter how shiny may not be that welcome here I suspect. Not such a good look you know my dear...

Thank Craigbeep
Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 November 2016 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

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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
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • 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: €92 - €157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Matakana Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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“The motel's 'studio' units do not have any cooking facilities and are similar to standard hotel rooms in this regard”
 of 5 bubbles Craigbeep, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles ArthurC373, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are very private with a garden view”
 of 5 bubbles SheilaMack, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“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”
 of 5 bubbles morris52, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
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