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Riverside Matakana

170 Green Road, Matakana, Auckland 0985 New Zealand
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Winner of 2018 Tripadvisor Excellence Award. Just one hour from Auckland and located 5 mins from Matakana Village. 17 luxury Kiwi baches set on 30 acres of vineyard, olive groves and landscaped grounds, this is a beautiful property in the heart of Matakana wine country on the doorstep to one of NZ's stunning coasts. Facilities are many and include, swimming pool, tennis and petanque courts, private boat ramp & jetty, with an abundance of park like grounds to enjoy. Or simply enjoy the expansive views from the North-West facing decks. Baches are based on the "iconic kiwi bach,"each with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, spacious living areas, BBQ and full kitchen with everything provided. Riverside Matakana is a place where you can truly get away from it all, whether for a a romantic escape, corporate retreat, family holiday, or to explore the many activities and attractions of the Matakana region. The newly renovated and expanded Conference Lodge is now a fully featured, brilliant space, suitable for executive teams, strategy meetings, sales conferences, or as a venue for any event or special occasion. The Lodge has all the latest technology installed, complete with sheltered courtyard, breakout spaces, onsite catering provided by our caterer, with massive decks with views across the property and Matakana Valley. Riverside Matakana is the perfect place to relax, restore and retreat.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Golf course
Hiking
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Wifi
Outdoor pool
Fence around pool
Tennis court
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Non-smoking hotel
Picnic area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
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Desk
Fireplace
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River View
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Sherpa04881340274 wrote a review Nov 2023
Whangarei, New Zealand1 contribution
Right from the booking enquiry through to check out the stay was amazing! Such a beautiful location and very private. I booked 2 baches for a group of my friends to celebrate my 50th - we had 3 in one and 4 in the other. We had bach numbers 1 & 2 which were right up the top and had awesome views. They were really private and even when a few of us stayed up late playing music and singing those who slept in the 2nd bach and went to bed early didn't hear a thing! So private and despite the accommodation being full that weekend you would not even know! Thank you for an awesome stay - I hope to be back one day!
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Date of stay: November 2023
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Littlemisssunshine06 wrote a review Dec 2021
Auckland, New Zealand13 contributions12 helpful votes
We stayed here for 3 nights (2 adults and 2 teens), and wished we could have stayed for longer. We loved the heated pool, the tennis courts, the wharf, and the beautiful grounds. It was such a peaceful and relaxing time for us all, exactly what we needed. Nikki at reception was great at check-in and check-out. She is the perfect person for the job - bubbly, knowledgeable, and helpful. Staying at Riverside Matakana is the best of both worlds. You get a private bach, but the use of some fantastic facilities and the bach is serviced. And so close to Matakana too! Great value for money and we will be recommending it to everyone! Three days here felt longer because of how relaxing it was. We loved watching all the different birdlife and it was so peaceful at night. I don't think I've ever slept so well when away from home - partly because of the quiet and partly because of the extremely comfortable beds. We will be sure to return
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Date of stay: December 2021
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lian06 wrote a review Aug 2021
92 contributions61 helpful votes
Really enjoyed our stay. Well located near Matakana village, peaceful spot. Well appointed villa, absolutely loved the fire. Very comfortable beds. Host Mike very helpful, great recommendations re: where to eat in Matakana. Have stayed here and at Plume Villas; Riverside is our preference and recommendation.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Gale W wrote a review Jul 2021
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Stunning setting with beautiful views, very comfortable rooms with all the home comforts. The heating worked really well!. The conference facility is very well appointed, great morning/afternoon teas, and a delicious lunch. The hosts Michael and Nikki were so helpful before the event, they arranged transport to and from a restaurant for the group and made sure everyone had everything they needed. Highly recommended for a conference or a holiday in beautiful Matakana.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Destination W wrote a review Jun 2021
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Stunning venue on the river and 5 minute drive into Matakana village. Large comfortable villas sleeping 2 couples in own areas and own bathrooms and 2 singles in sleep out. Well equiped kitchen and Weber Bbq for each unit. Swimming pool and tennis court too. Great friendly team of staff.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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GrandTour827281 wrote a review Apr 2021
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Our group of 26 thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Riverside Matakana. The beaches are very comfortable, well-appointed and the location is great. It is very quiet, open with good views of the property and the countryside. We had an excellent time enjoying the attractions of Matakana over several days.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Anne W wrote a review Feb 2020
36 contributions11 helpful votes
We had a lovely greeting from Michael and quickly settled into our lovely accommodation. Nothing was left undone and the facilities were superb. My goodness the views were stunning and we thoroughly enjoyed the pool the setting and the outdoor living ambiance. Well done to all. What a wonderful place.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Tratrama wrote a review Feb 2020
Tauranga, New Zealand20 contributions10 helpful votes
We had a weekend away at Riverside Matakana for my 50th with 19 of our friends. From the moment I enquired, the responses were prompt and positive and nothing was an issue. We had 5 of the chalets to ourselves, our own privacy for two dinner parties we had alfresco onsite, everything we needed in terms of kitchen facilities and the layout of the chalets worked great. Michael and his team were excellent to deal with and he had even mowed the lawns around our cluster of chalets, and thought about other details (more fridge capacity etc) for our stay that we may need. The tennis court made for extra fun (with Pimms!) with a group and the swimming pool facility was well maintained. This is a great spot for small or large groups. Although there are other chalets on the property, they are cleverly located in clusters of 5 from each other. Such a great property!
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Jo1232016 wrote a review Jan 2020
Auckland Central, New Zealand83 contributions12 helpful votes
If you like kayaking, swimming, tennis, walking, petanque, great views, friendly people and lovely accommodation then this is the place for you. We stayed only two nights and wish we had stayed longer, but we went for a lovely paddle up and down the estuary. We played tennis and swam in the perfectly heated pool, and enjoyed the great little house with everything we needed right there. The staff were just lovely. Highly recommend this place, it is a gem. Great for families and for couples. I want to go back.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Flame Management wrote a review Jan 2020
Frankton, New Zealand1 contribution
Loved my stay at Riverside, it ticked all the boxes and more. Micheal was so friendly and helpful. The rooms were lovely - clean, tidy and really well appointed. The views stunning and facilities of pool (heated) and tennis court were great on a hot summers day. Really close to Matakana and all the action - with beaches to chose from close by. Highly recommended - we will be back. Thanks Micheal(s) and Jack and Sam, you made our trip just perfect.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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$339 - $343 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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FORMERLY KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Riverside Matakana
Which popular attractions are close to Riverside Matakana?
Nearby attractions include Sculptureum (5.0 km), Of Hand & Heart (4.8 km), and Brick Bay Sculpture Trail (2.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Riverside Matakana?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Riverside Matakana?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Riverside Matakana?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Riverside Matakana?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Riverside Matakana?
Conveniently located restaurants include Plume Restaurant, Brick Bay Glass House Kitchen, and Rothko at Sculptureum.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Riverside Matakana?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Riverside Matakana have airport transportation?
Yes, Riverside Matakana offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Riverside Matakana?
Yes, self serve laundry and a clothes dryer are offered to guests.
Does Riverside Matakana offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and conference facilities during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Riverside Matakana?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Matakana War Memorial (3.5 km).