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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good37%
  • Average27%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“comfortable bed”(8 reviews)
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“family unit”(3 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Start with positive things. Our room was spacious, clean, beds were comfy, bathroom was clean, really quiet night because the traffic mostly have back to use Kaikoura Route not using diversion through Murchison after earthquake, and on top of this the motel provide us free...More

Thank santo t
Reviewed 1 April 2018

The person in the front desk is very nice but the motel is very simple with a tiny room. I stayed in a small room but I saw another room that was better but I wanted 2 single beds and the bigger room had a...More

Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Visiting the Southern Island of New Zealand we stayed one night in Murchison on our round trip. We selected Mataki Motel, due to the information received via Booking.com. It should be a 4-stars motel, but even 1 star is too much. The room with two...More

Thank woodenshoe_8
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Don't let the dated exterior decor deceive you on this beauty of a motel because inside the unit is absolutely FANTASTIC. Warm, Modernised fittings and decor on interior, Clean, Comfortable and with everything you need. The motel was near full capacity when we stayed and...More

Thank Gemma R
Response from henry3131, Front Office Manager at Mataki MotelResponded 29 March 2018

Thank you very much, yes we have had a full on season plus more because of the roads being closed on the east coast .This year we will be taking time to modernize the units .The earthquake stoped us from ,the big clean up ....More

Reviewed 10 March 2018

From the moment we walked in the door, the manager was rude and aggressive towards us. He was upset because the credit card that we had used to book the room in September, was no longer valid in March. Rather than ask us for a...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
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Price range
USD 85 - USD 88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 85 - USD 88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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"Stay in the bigger rooms"
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"avoid this motel and stay somewhere else"
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"Side facing the farm is charming and quiet"
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