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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed for 2 nights in the Tower Room and the first oddity was there was no lock on the door. Next oddity was there was no TV not even in the lounge and no newspapers either. Internet was intermitent not really satisfactory given the tarrif. At breakfast there was no choice and no extras like toast or pastries to eat...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Matakana Castle the evening of my sister's wedding which was at 5pm at Plume Winery. We arrived at around 2:30pm and had the use of the guest lounge, which has the most amazing view out to the coast, for pre wedding drinks. Natalie was very welcoming, and nothing was too much trouble. The garden room we had...

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John T, Owner at Matakana Castle, responded to this review

Thank you so much it was great to meet you all, enjoy the muesli.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Matakana Castle is truly something special. We stayed in the Tower Room for our wedding and it was unbelievable. The place has an amazing vibe, stunning views, and Natalie and John are just wonderful - thank you so much!

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John T, Owner at Matakana Castle, responded to this review

It was a pleasure and a privilege for you to be here before and after your wedding, we truly enjoyed meeting you, your family and friends. Have a wonderful life together and you never know we might see you for your anniversary celebrations. John and Nat.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment you enter the driveway in you know you are in for a treat in relaxation. Entering the front doors to see straight out massive windows to a jaw-dropping view was a moment I will never forget. Peaceful and tranquil are words best to describe Matakana castle. This is a must-see place to unwind with your significant other....

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John T, Owner at Matakana Castle, responded to this review

Wow what a review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay, hopefully we will see you again some time. John and Nat.

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The room was spacious, clean with stunning views. Guests are welcomed with a glass of local wine and cheese board. Breakfast (2 course) was a great way to start the day. John and Natalie were delightful hosts.

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John T, Owner at Matakana Castle, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time out to write a review, it really is much appreciated. Hope to see you both again.

Maine
Reviewed 16 December 2016

We celebrated our wedding anniversary in this chic and luxurious place. Natalie was a warm and welcoming host who made our visit even more special with wine, snacks, and a fabulous breakfast. The bucolic views made us want to stay much longer to explore this inviting area. We will definitely return.

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John T, Owner at Matakana Castle, responded to this review

Thanks for writing such a nice review. It is a shame that you couldn't stay longer. Lots of people use the area for a stopover to break up a long drive but you really could spend a week here.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

The stay at Matakana Castle was lovely. Everything is very relaxed and welcoming. It's not ultra chic luxury if that's what you're expecting, but instead warm and genuine hospitality. The breakfast was absolutely amazing and the view from the dining room was very nice. Highly recommended.

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John T, Owner at Matakana Castle, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write such a good review.

Provence, France & London, UK
Reviewed 5 September 2016

My wife and I escaped from the kids to Matakana Castle for 3 days mid Winter. We were the only guests at the time and were treated like royalty! We enjoyed fabulous breakfasts, warm fires and great hospitality. The bedroom was large and the bed was just sublime - very large and the perfect firmness. Fantastic attention to detail (2...

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John T, Owner at Matakana Castle, responded to this review

Thanks for the review I always say it but I really can't thank you enough for taking the time out to write such fabulous comments. It was a pleasure to meet you both and it would be nice if you could make it back to see us again the next time you are in New Zealand.

Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a couple of nights at the end of the NZ winter and adored it. Natalie, the owner, is exceptional - offering such an hospitable welcome. She was charming, helpful and very relaxed. Her attention to detail was excellent - a roaring fire greeted us each evening and morning; on the first night she served us a...

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John T, Owner at Matakana Castle, responded to this review

Thank you so much, its really is nice to know that people appreciate what we do.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 June 2016

We sadly only had one night at the Matakana Castle & wished we could have stayed a little longer. Natalie & John are perfect hosts, friendly & helpful & made us feel very welcome. The setting is just gorgeous with stunning views out to the coast and is quiet & peaceful. The building and location is just lovely but it's...

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John T, Owner at Matakana Castle, responded to this review

Hi guys, really appreciate you taking the time to write such a nice review. It was great to meet you both and hopefully we will see you again.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Matakana Castle is luxury bed and breakfast accommodation set in 3.5 acres of rural splendor with magnificent sea views over Kawau Bay from every room. Three luxurious rooms all with en-suite bathrooms. The Tower Suite is the perfect place to celebrate a special occasion whether it be your honeymoon night or you just feel like spoiling yourself. Enjoy our 2 course gourmet breakfast which is included in the price. Enjoy a glass of wine in front of the roaring log fire whilst enjoying the breathtaking views. Complimentary wine and hors oeuvres are included in the price as well as sweet treats in each room and fresh flowers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Matakana Castle

Address: 378 Whitmore Road, Matakana 0986, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Matakana
Price Range: ₹ 10,566 - ₹ 18,250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Stay somewhere else for the money”
 of 5 bubbles EJM223, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“3 rooms to choose from all with great views.”
 of 5 bubbles MichaelB615, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Our Tower Suite was excellent, but the rooms downstairs were good too.”
 of 5 bubbles Viv_and_George, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Garden room was nice as it was at the end and had good privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles haleyr_11, 4 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Tower suite very good but other rooms just as good.”
 of 5 bubbles Rowen221, 23 Jan 2016 | Read review
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