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Horse and Jockey Inn

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  • Excellent12%
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  • Average42%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“shared bathroom”(5 reviews)
“common kitchen”(2 reviews)
“quick service”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Refused to wait 20 minutes for a late arrival, forcing our group to scramble for a last minute change of accommodation. As it was the same day, it was too late to cancel the booking and we still ended up paying in full. Avoid!More

Thank Michael T
Response from horseandjockeyinn_12, Owner at Horse and Jockey InnResponded 24 December 2017

Please read the booking.com terms and conditions: Check in is between 1 pm and 9 pm (not after 11 pm) Staff went home at 11 and you hadn't shown by then. Also you haven't paid for the room at all, nothing is prepaid at our...More

Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Hey look, if you're looking for fine dining this is not where you should go. However, if you're looking for a good time, good food and great beer and wine you should come here it's enjoyable, friendly and a place I would come back to....More

Thank Gregory B
Response from horseandjockeyinn_12, Owner at Horse and Jockey InnResponded 17 December 2017

Fantastic, just what we like to be, friendly people orientated. Great to hear you had a good time! See you again!

Reviewed 15 November 2017

We had our first option cancelled by the hotel owner due to a problem he encountered and had to drive all the way to Matamata where we found the only available room in the area at the Horse and Jockey Inn. The room was smelly...More

Thank Na C
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Staff were friendly and helpful. Room was very basic. Just a bed, night stand and towel rack. Shared bathroom had shower and toilet, but no soap or hand towel, so you had to bring it with you every time you went. And doors locked automatically,...More

Thank worldoyster88
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

This hotel is good value for money. We stayed here for 2 nights as we were going to the Hobbiton Evening Tour and it was nice and spacious, bathroom in the room, friendly staff. For $75 a night you can't go wrong.

Thank Karleexox
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US$45 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Not that bad but would not choose it"
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"The farther you're away from the lobby, the less likely your are to have wifi in your room."
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"Some have bathrooms but all are close to a main bathroom"
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"private room is better option"
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