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Located in Matamata, 9 miles from Hobbiton Movie Set, Matamata Backpackers has accommodations with a shared lounge, free private parking, a garden and barbecue facilities. The property provides a shared kitchen, and luggage storage for guests.

With a shared bathroom equipped with a shower and a hairdryer, rooms at the hostel also feature free WiFi, while selected rooms also feature a patio. All rooms have bed linen.

You can play pool and ping pong at Matamata Backpackers.

The nearest airport is Tauranga Airport, 35 miles from the accommodation.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Matamata Backpackers has been welcoming guests since Nov 24, 2016

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose Matamata Backpackers

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Osteria
    0.3 miles
  • Restaurant Redoubt bar and Eatery
    0.3 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Kaimai- Wairere Falls
    6.2 miles
  • Lake Karapiro
    18.6 miles
  • River Te Waihou Walkway
    18.6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Hamilton Airport
    24.2 miles
  • Tauranga Airport
    25.1 miles
  • Rotorua Regional Airport
    36.3 miles
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Amenities of Matamata Backpackers
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table
  • Game room
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Matamata Backpackers takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 8:00 PM


8:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Eftpos Matamata Backpackers accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note, construction work will be happening at the property from Tuesday 7 November until Friday 10 November 2017. All facilities will still be available; however they will not be as convenient as usual.