Come to upscale Matamata and enjoy its opera, countryside, and coffee.

Check out top sights like Hobbiton Movie Set as you discover Matamata—a city also known for its coffeehouses.

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Friendly People, Tours and Opera Houses

Top Hotels in Matamata

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Matamata Central Motel
3.5 out of 5
42 Waharoa Road, Matamata
$87/night
Oct 4 - Oct 5
4.7/5Exceptional! (252 reviews)

Situated in Matamata, this motel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Founders Park and within 12 mi (20 km) of Hobbiton Movie Set and Lake Karapiro. Matamata Golf Club and ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (252 reviews)

"Found it as a great motel to stay at. This will be by first choice next time"…"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

Matamata Central Motel
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Horse and Jockey Inn
2.5 out of 5
85 Arawa St, Matamata, Waikato
$25/night
Oct 4 - Oct 5
3.7/5Good! (34 reviews)

Situated in Matamata, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Founders Park and within 12 mi (20 km) of Hobbiton Movie Set and Lake Karapiro. Matamata Golf Club and ...

3.7/5Good! (34 reviews)

"need dishes more, convenient because the place is opposite count down."…"

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2019

Horse and Jockey Inn
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Tower Road Motel
3.5 out of 5
108 Tower Road, Matamata
$66/night
Sep 18 - Sep 19
4.6/5Wonderful! (315 reviews)

Situated in Matamata, this motel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Founders Park and within 9 mi (15 km) of Matamata Golf Club and Wairere Falls. Hobbiton Movie Set and ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (315 reviews)

"Although this is an older Motel, everything was in very good condition. Very nice room with good facilities. I found it to be one of the cleanest Motels I have stayed in. Would definitely recommend. Excellent value for money."…"

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2019

Tower Road Motel

Popular things to do in Matamata

Hobbiton Movie Set
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Hobbiton Movie Set

Enjoy a trip to Hobbiton Movie Set, a well-known attraction in Matamata. Discover the area's hot springs and coffeehouses.

Hamilton Gardens
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Photo provided by Image courtesy of Hamilton & Waikato Tourism

Hamilton Gardens

From the peaceful Japanese Zen Garden to the explosion of color in the Indian Char Bagh Garden, anyone who loves nature will enjoy this man-made paradise.

Top activities in Matamata

Hobbiton Movie Set Tour
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Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

$54

Step into the world of Middle-earth, the Shire, and Hobbiton as you head to the movie set where acclaimed director Peter Jackson brought J.R.R. Tolkien's beloved books to life. Find out how this once-sleepy sheep farm was turned into a movie set and take an up-close look at real sets and props.

Full-Day Hobbiton Shire Movie Set Tour from Auckland
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Full-Day Hobbiton Shire Movie Set Tour from Auckland

$196

A fantastical world of wonder awaits at the filming site of HobbitonTM Shire. Nestled within the verdant farmland south of Auckland, this authentic recreation of Bilbo Baggins' Middle Earth village immerses you in all the magic and adventure of the Lord of the Rings.

Hobbiton Movie Set Tour departing Matamata i-SITE
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Hobbiton Movie Set Tour departing Matamata i-SITE

$54

Step into the world of Middle-earth, the Shire, and Hobbiton as you head to the movie set where acclaimed director Peter Jackson brought J.R.R. Tolkien's beloved books to life. Find out how this once-sleepy sheep farm was turned into a movie set and take an up-close look at real sets and props.

Full-Day Waitomo Caves & Rotorua Highlights Tour with Lunch
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Full-Day Waitomo Caves & Rotorua Highlights Tour with Lunch

$229

Discover some of the best places to visit outside Auckland; enjoy a visit to the famous glowworm caves at Waitomo and see the best Rotorua attractions on offer on this full-day sightseeing tour.

Hobbiton Movie Set Tour departing Rotorua
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Hobbiton Movie Set Tour departing Rotorua

$76

Step into the world of Middle-earth, the Shire, and Hobbiton as you head to the movie set where acclaimed director Peter Jackson brought J.R.R. Tolkien's beloved books to life. Find out how this once-sleepy sheep farm was turned into a movie set and take an up-close look at real sets and props.

Private Charter: Hobbiton Movie Set Tour and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Combo
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Private Charter: Hobbiton Movie Set Tour and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Combo

$267

Join on this Private Charter tour from Auckland. We will pick you up from your Hotel/Accommodation and take you on a journey of discovery and adventure. Being a private tour this makes you day a lot more personal and friendly.