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Matamata Backpackers
2 out of 5
61 FIRTH STREET MATAMATA, Matamata
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1.9 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (18 reviews)

"Friendly staff nice atmosphere wwll thouggt out spaces."…"

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

Matamata Backpackers
Hugo & Carter's Backpackers & Motel
2 out of 5
39 Bell St, Tauranga, Bay Of Plenty
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The price is $52 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
23.31 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (24 reviews)
Tauranga at cost

"Kitchen area was functional. Clean. Organised. Tidy"…"

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2020

Hugo & Carter's Backpackers & Motel
Purple Hen Country Lodge
2 out of 5
227 Wharawhara Road RD2, Katikati
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The price is $37 per night from Nov 28 to Nov 29
19.39 mi from city center
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850 Cameron Motel
4.5 out of 5
850 Cameron Road, Tauranga
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The price is $109 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
23.66 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (458 reviews)

"Property is well located, especially if you need to access the hospital. Room was comfortable with good amenities. On-site cafe was very good, and there are a number of restaurants within walking distance."…"

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2020

850 Cameron Motel
Bethlehem Motor Inn
3 out of 5
176 Moffat Road, Tauranga
The price is $103 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
22.05 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (179 reviews)

"bed was comfortable and it was positioned well for our trip back to Hamilton"…"

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Bethlehem Motor Inn
Captains Quarters Motor Inn
3.5 out of 5
57-a Hamilton Road, Cambridge
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The price is $79 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
15.87 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (154 reviews)
deal overnight stop off

"Ideal overnight stop off, everything you needed including free wifi and close to town centre"…"

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2020

Captains Quarters Motor Inn
Huntington Stables Retreat Accommodation
5 out of 5
106 Maungakawa Road, RD4, Cambridge, Waikato
The price is $84 per night from Dec 10 to Dec 11
13.12 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (123 reviews)

"A most comfortable bed and lovely linens; I had a really good nights sleep, very quiet and private. I would stay again."…"

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

Huntington Stables Retreat Accommodation
Hidden Lake Hotel and Apartments
4 out of 5
34E Lake Street, Cambridge, Waikato
The price is $113 per night from Dec 27 to Dec 28
15.59 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (55 reviews)

"Great stay, clean, new, great location, friendly stuff, yummy breakfast! Will definitely return."…"

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2020

Hidden Lake Hotel and Apartments
Spectacular Water Views of Lake Karapiro. Outdoor Bath Tubs. BBQ Area
The price is $175 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
10.12 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Honeymoon blis

"Absolutely breathtaking place to stay, will be back again 5*"…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Spectacular Water Views of Lake Karapiro. Outdoor Bath Tubs. BBQ Area
De Preaux Lodge Luxury Bed & Breakfast
4.5 out of 5
441 Taihoa South Rd, Matamata, Waikato
The price is $125 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
3.33 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (43 reviews)

"Absolutely amazing from the hosts to the farm animals and to Billie the puppy! Loved it all, when we come back we will stay here again for sure!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020

De Preaux Lodge Luxury Bed & Breakfast
Luxury Home Near Hobbiton and Golf Courses
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1.64 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
Most welcoming and kind owners we’ve ever met! Thank you!

"Elmarié and her family were absolutely the warmest and kindest hosts we have met through any hosting we’ve stayed at. We’ve been using air bnb and bookabatxh for all our breaks for the last 4 years, and we can honestly say their welcome was bar far the most warm and kind. It’s an ex rental, but it’s ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 1, 2020

Luxury Home Near Hobbiton and Golf Courses
A Lockwood Home to Love!
Matamata, Waikato
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2.53 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)
Great stay

"Perfect for family group for a wedding. Very clean, lovely garden. Very quiet area. Flat walk to town."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

A Lockwood Home to Love!
Lake Karapiro Mighty River Domain
2 out of 5
601 Maungatautari Road, Cambridge
The price is $12 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
13.17 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (11 reviews)

"Beautiful view and friendly staff. Playground for the children and cooking facilities available."…"

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2020

Lake Karapiro Mighty River Domain
Kelly Rd Cambridge Lodge
5 out of 5
1 Kelly Rd, Cambridge
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The price is $127 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
16.41 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (239 reviews)

"Good location, quite and clean. Spa after walking back from town would have completed the evening. Had great one night stay."…"

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2020

Kelly Rd Cambridge Lodge
O'Reillys Motel
3 out of 5
187 Firth Street, Matamata, Waikato
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1.44 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (60 reviews)
Would stay again

"Comfortable and clean. Helpful staff"…"

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2020

O'Reillys Motel
ASURE Kaimai View Motel
2.5 out of 5
84 Main Road, Katikati, Bay of Plenty
The price is $88 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
21.03 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (54 reviews)

"The lady at reception was very helpful with lots of local knowledge. The room itself was very clean & tidy. The shower had amazing pressure, loved it."…"

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2020

ASURE Kaimai View Motel
Okoroire Hot Springs Hotel
3 out of 5
18 Somerville Rd, RD2, Okoroire
The price is $104 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
9.18 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (88 reviews)

"Peaceful surroundings Welcoming and helpful staff Good meals The golf course and pools are a bit tired but still able to be enjoyed"…"

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2020

Okoroire Hot Springs Hotel
Matamata Central Motel
3.5 out of 5
42 Waharoa Road, Matamata
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The price is $110 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
2.19 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (280 reviews)

"Nice central property. Easy parking and clean modern units."…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2020

Matamata Central Motel
Opal Hot Springs & Holiday Park
2 out of 5
257 Okauia Springs Road, Okauia
The price is $48 per night from Dec 27 to Dec 28
5.86 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (267 reviews)

"Awesome customer service, the cabins are very clean and the pools are to due for. Definitely be back again, thanks guys."…"

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2020

Opal Hot Springs & Holiday Park
Cambridge TOP 10 Holiday Park - Campsite
2 out of 5
32 Scott St, Cambridge, Waikato
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The price is $51 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
15.35 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (15 reviews)

"Great place to stay. Excellently managed & perfect location. Little disappointed they put the prices up. I paid $90 a night for the basic cabin for 2p. Extra $25 per person after that. Pre Covid I paid $65/night. We kiwis want to support you. Please help us do so by keeping the prices ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

Cambridge TOP 10 Holiday Park - Campsite
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Visiting Matamata

Visitors to Matamata are sure to enjoy the local tours and coffeehouses. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its opera houses.

  • You'll find 161 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Hamilton
  • The closest major airport is in Hamilton (HLZ-Hamilton Intl.), 22.6 mi (36.3 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Tauranga (TRG), 27.1 mi (43.5 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Matamata

Favorite places to visit in the city include Founders Park, Firth Tower Museum, and Hobbiton Movie Set. In the area, you'll also find Matamata Golf Club and Lake Karapiro.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 9 hotels and other lodging accommodations to choose from in Matamata. Here you'll find top ones based on our user reviews:

  • ArtHouse Bed & Breakfast - This 4-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Expedia travelers love its WiFi and local sightseeing.
  • Buckland BnB - Our customers like the proximity to shopping and clean, comfortable rooms at this B&B. With a stay at this 3.5-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with an in-room kitchenette.
  • Matamata Central Motel - This 3.5-star motel features free WiFi, free parking, and laundry facilities. Expedia customers like its convenient parking and proximity to shopping.

Dressing for Matamata

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 73°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 57°F
  • From April to June, the average is 68°F during the day and 47°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 61°F during the day and 46°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 71°F as the daytime average and 50°F as the nighttime average
  • About 49.25 inches of rain falls on Matamata each year
  • February and January are usually the hottest months averaging 72°F, while July and August are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 46°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Matamata?
De Preaux Lodge Luxury Bed & Breakfast is a favorite with Expedia customers. This 4.5-star lodge offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Reviews from our site also recommend Buckland BnB and Tower Road Motel as top options for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Matamata, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel room reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to review the best options available in Matamata.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Matamata?
To find more details about changing or cancelling your trip to Matamata, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Matamata?
Based on reviews, Matamata Central Motel is a popular 3.5-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking.
Where is the best place to stay near Hobbiton Movie Set?
Buckland BnB is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3.5-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It’s located 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Hobbiton Movie Set. Other good choices in the area include Lake Karapiro Lodge and O’Reillys Motel.
What about the best place to stay close to Wairere Falls?
One of the top choices for your stay is O’Reillys Motel, located a short 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Wairere Falls, and this 3-star property offers free WiFi and free parking. Horse and Jockey Inn and Mill Corner B&B are a couple of other good and close options.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Matamata?
ArtHouse Bed & Breakfast is a 4-star B&B with a terrace, and a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for a luxurious stay.
What are some accommodations with pools in Matamata?
Mill Corner B&B: Features free parking, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi.

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