Matamata Central Motel is a 20-minute drive from the Hobbiton Movie Set & Farm Tours, where parts of the Lord of the Rings trilogy were being filmed. The property offers free on-site parking and free WiFi. Fully air-conditioned, each room comes with a microwave, a fridge and a stove. Amenities include ironing equipment and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. A guest laundry service is available. Barbecue facilities are provide for guests’ use. The motel offers a continental/cooked breakfast at a cost. It is a 5-minute walk from Broadway where various restaurants and cafes can be found. Motel Matamata Central is a 3-minute drive from the Matamata Airfield and the Opal Hot Springs. It is 8.1 mi from the Matamata golf Club and a 22-minute drive from the Wairere Falls Walk.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Breakfast Info

Continental

Private Parking Available On Site


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 king bed
Bedroom 1:
1 king bed
Bedroom 2:
2 twin beds
Living room:
1 sofa bed
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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.3
Facilities
9.1
Cleanliness
9.4
Comfort
9.3
Value for money
8.7
Location
9.0
Free WiFi
8.6
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Rena
    United States of America United States of America
    Very nice quiet clean comfortable place to stay. Had to great meals in town so close by. Short drive to Hobbiton which was fabulous.
  • Lisa
    United States of America United States of America
    Beautiful motel with clean spacious rooms. Very close to hobbiton. Lots of amenities.
  • Neil
    United States of America United States of America
    Clean, comfortable, close to supermarket ( albeit across the rail track!)

Area info

Amenities of Matamata Central Motel
Great facilities! Review score, 9.1

Most popular amenities
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Family rooms
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
View
  • Inner courtyard view
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
Kitchen
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and charges may apply.
  • Accessible parking
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
General
  • Electric blankets
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Accessibility
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Matamata Central Motel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

From 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

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 will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
NZD 25 per child, per night

Prices for cribs aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Cash Matamata Central Motel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note that there is a 2.9% charge when you pay with a credit card.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Matamata Central Motel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

FAQs about Matamata Central Motel

  • Check-in at Matamata Central Motel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Room options at Matamata Central Motel include:

    • Studio
    • Apartment

  • Matamata Central Motel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Yes, Matamata Central Motel is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • The prices at Matamata Central Motel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Matamata Central Motel is 2,950 feet from the center of Matamata. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.