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Tower Road Motel

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All reviewshobbiton tourfree wifiroom was cleanlovely gardenchecking inat no extra costclose to townprior to our arrivalnew zealandstudio uniten routefresh milkbeyond the call of dutyelectric blanketsgreat place to staywairere fallsone night stay
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We felt very welcome to this motel. Very friendly host, easy to park and good facilities in our room. One of us went for a run in the morning and was very excited about the views. Also close to Hobbiton which was the main reason...More

Thank Hassehans
Response from karen o, Owner at Tower Road MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello from Matamata, yes we are very spoilt here with the beautiful countryside we have for our guests to enjoy a walk/run an still so close into our town, it was lovely meeting you both, hope the rest of your holiday has gone well, an...More

Reviewed 8 March 2018

Older style motel that has been renovated thoughtfully, Light and spacious room, with microwave, kettle and toaster. Large shower with a separate toilet. Welcoming host, close to the rural township of Matamata. Excellent value for money.

Thank Jacqui H
Response from karen o, Owner at Tower Road MotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Jacqui our motel is 50 yrs old so we have tried to maintain an renovate them to a standard that we feel guests will enjoy staying here, we hope the rest of your holiday went well. Regards Karen

Reviewed 27 February 2018

Small motel on the edge of town. Nice and comfortable and good bed for the night. It was 30 degrees C and the air conditioning was wonderful to cool down. When to evening visit at hobbiton after. Next door the cows did not wake us...More

Thank Neal O
Response from karen o, Owner at Tower Road MotelResponded 1 March 2018

Hello to you both an thank you for your review, the air conditioning has been wonderful this year as its been so hot, so many of our guests enjoy our neighbours cows as many guests have never seen one before, we are lucky to still...More

Reviewed 26 February 2018

A last minute booking en route from Auckland. Rang and arranged all details by phone and due to late arrival was instructed how to get into my unit. This is not a whizz bang modern establishment but can not fault it for service, cleanliness and...More

Thank Bakerfamily1956
Response from karen o, Owner at Tower Road MotelResponded 27 February 2018

Hello Michael thank you for your wonderful review, even though you arrived late an left early so we didn't see one another its great to think you left the motel feeling like you did, we look forward to having you stay with us again. Kind...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Me and my husband stayed at the Tower Road Motel on 2rd January 2018. We was on our honeymoon and have been camping throughout New Zealand. However the weather was being unfair with the rain so we decided to find somewhere more dry for a...More

Thank Graham I
Response from karen o, Owner at Tower Road MotelResponded 28 January 2018

Hello to the honeymooners an congratulations, thank you for your review, it is still very hot here so the air conditioning units in the rooms have worked really well to keep every one cool, we hope you had a great holiday an gone home with...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Air Conditioning
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US$76 - US$93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Response from Ann T | Reviewed this property |
Yes - right in front of your room door.
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Response from Alexandra L | Reviewed this property |
when my daughter and i stayed at Tower Raod Motel, we emailed the owner who was absolutely lovely and very very helpful, and she picked us up from the Information Centre in the heart of Mattamatta and dropped us back there... More
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