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Matamata Central Motel

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Niagara Falls, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing room value for money here. Sue at reception was so helpful good insider eating recommendations. Room was super clean and neat best room so far on our drive through NZ. Thanks so much for the great stay. Mark

Thank Mark S
matamatajohn, Manager at Matamata Central Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and staying with us. We try very hard to please every one.Thanks John.

Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was ok and clean, but the motel is located next to a busy street and railway. The noise was terrible, and what was even worse, with every car or train passing our bed was vibrating- we couldn't sleep at all.

Thank TomaszG79
matamatajohn, Manager at Matamata Central Motel, responded to this review

Hello. Sorry to heard that. We have customers that seem to get the best sleep they have had in our motel and some people like you seem to hear every bit of noise. I am sorry to hear that you had a bad night. Feel free to ask for a unit on the east side of the court yard if...

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Matamata Central Hotel as part of a road trip from Auckland down to Queenstown at the end of March 2017. We picked Matamata as it was close to Hobbiton. The Central Hotel is conveniently situated a short drive or walk from the center of town, with a supermarket across the street. The room was nice and...

Thank John K
matamatajohn, General Manager at Matamata Central Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and staying with us. Cheers John.

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This is a lovely, well kept and clean motel with spacious apartments. Friends booked 2 rooms for a night. Unfortunately we were on the main road side of the complex and even though there are double glazed windows, the noise from the busy street near by disturbed our sleep all night long. It was a pity as everything else about...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We loved our room here and it's great for a short stay. To make things easier we've listed all the details: - Simplistic and clean room (would be nice if there were more decorations, such as paintings, on the walls to make it more homely) - Great kitchen area with 2 hobs and dining table - Laundry service only $15...

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matamatajohn, Owner at Matamata Central Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and your very kind comments,.

Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Perfect location, helpful staff (listen to their recommendations) modern facilities & rooms you cannot fault. Double glazed windows to make the stay quiet & ensuring a good nights sleep. Thank you for our stay & we will return

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matamatajohn, Owner at Matamata Central Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. It is good to get feed back. Cheers John.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is still our go-to place in Matamata. I love the fact that the owners are passionate about cleanliness and comfort for their guests. A little dearer than some other local motels, but definitely worthwhile paying for.

Thank KiwiAMS
matamatajohn, Owner at Matamata Central Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. Yes we are a bit dearer than some the other Motels but as we do not put a time on the girls cleaning the units and have replaced chattels and have done some repainting it all cost. Look for ward to seeing you again.

Bowen, Australia
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Went to Matamata for two weeks to visit our daughter and her hubby and our gorgeous new granddaughter. Central happened to be very close to their flat and was great luck for us. John and Sue are marvellous patrons of a great motel. The rooms are very clean and kept that way every day. Best beds I've slept in at...

Thank hughes57
matamatajohn, Owner at Matamata Central Motel, responded to this review

Hi. Thank you for your Review. Yes we try hard to keep the Motel as clean and tidy as possible. It is for the lovely comments like this that we get payback and show the staff. We would love to see you both again in the future. Cheers John & Sue

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Very cosy and clean room with perfect kitchen. The staff is very friendly and supportive. The bathroom has all necessary amenities. Parking is available. Coupon for free wifi is given on reception. Very close to Hobbiton.

Thank l_veta
matamatajohn, General Manager at Matamata Central Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. Have a very good stay in new zealand.

Reviewed 17 November 2016

Clean & spacious room with a comfortable bed. We parked our car right in front of our door (easy to unload luggage). Smoking point is away from room which is ideal for non-smoker me. Hotel owner was very polite.

Thank SGTracy
matamatajohn, Manager at Matamata Central Motel, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you for your review. It is pleasing to get good feed back.

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Additional Information about Matamata Central Motel

Address: 42 Waharoa Road West, Matamata 3400, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Matamata
Price Range: €91 - €159 (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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“Ask for a room on the far side of the main road.”
suem030, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 10 has a disabled car park right outside the door.”
KiwiAMS, 1 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the rear (south side) are further from the road and quieter”
Sydney8950, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All 12 rooms same I think,built in a quadrangle with car park in it”
molarnator, 14 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Can't go wrong with any of the rooms”
Ftumsch, 10 Feb 2016 | Read review
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