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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 April 2016

We had two nights accommodation in the writing room of the beautifully managed Matakana Castle. Natalie and John are warm and friendly hosts of this immaculately kept boutique accommodation. Our stay was a birthday present to my husband from his family and we can totally recommend this place to anyone. There is so much to enjoy and explore around the...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 April 2016

We stayed for two nights in the Tower Suite of this immaculately maintained property. A quiet and luxurious retreat. A platter of antipasto and glass of wine each awaited us after we settled in to our spacious and comfortable suite, with dual vanities, double shower and walk-in dressing room. A small box of local chocolates and biscuits completed the welcome....

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Motueka, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 March 2016

We had 3 lovely days here. Natalie and John are brilliant hosts, the room was very comfortable with stunning views and breakfasts were great. A nice touch was drinks and nibbles early evening. Lots to do and see close by including marvellous beaches and national parks. All round a wonderful stay.

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

Thanks for the review Richard it was really nice to see you both again. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip, see you next year?

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Be warmly greeted by your hosts Natalie and John who will show you to a spacious, well appointed room to allow you to relax and unwind or to use as the base for an exploration of the Matakana and Leigh areas. The Tower Suite offers rural and sea views, has spacious amenities and a supremely comfortable bed. Our package included...

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

Really glad you enjoyed your stay and thanks for recommending us. We don't go on booking websites so we can keep the price down so we rely on these reviews. It really is appreciated. John and Nat

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 February 2016

We stayed in the Garden Room on a beautiful summers day and had a wonderful night away. The hosts were outstanding and the breakfast exceeded my expectations it was yummy. The location is about five minutes or so from Matakana and we were attending a concert at Ascension. It was a little remote in terms of travel to the venue,...

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

Thanks for taking the time to write us such a nice review. Sorry the taxi didn't turn up they are usually reliable, he got held up in the holiday traffic. Glad you were able to relax and enjoy the experience. John and Nat

Reviewed 24 January 2016

Absolutely fabulous place. Had the tower suite with WOW views from our bed. John and Natallie are great hosts and make you feel very welcome. Yummy breakfast on both mornings. If you are looking for something special we highly recommend. Will certainly be going back there.

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

Thanks Wendy and Roger it was great to meet you both and we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay. It just goes to show what a small world it is that Roger used to work with some of the same people I do. It would be great to see you again. John and Nat.

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 January 2016

The property is very individual in design and in a perfect location giving stunning views. We had the Tower Suite, which was beautifully furnished and very well appointed. Natalie and John were excellent hosts, helpful and friendly, booking restaurants and obviously know the area well to give advice if needed. They provide a relaxed atmosphere with excellent service. Super breakfasts...

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

Thanks Ann and Richard it was great to meet you both and we hope you enjoy the rest of the summer in NZ before you head back to the UK for another summer. (lucky people) It would be great to see yo again. John and Nat

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Excellent hosts, easy access to all the delights of the area, especially Tawharanui. Other two couples staying were entertaining and fun which adds to the experience. Matakana is just down the road for restaurants, cafes and some good shops.

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

Thank you so much for the review. It was great talking to you both, hope you are enjoying the rest of your trip and it isn't too cold for you back in the UK. Nat and John

Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 January 2016

What a fabulous discovery. Lovely, peaceful location with magnificent views. Hospitality from the hosts was overwhelming & breakfast's amazing Rooms had many welcoming touches, beautiful bed linen, lovely flowers & goodies awaited us. The "welcome platter" & lovely local wine was so appreciated after a long drive Fantastic experience

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

Thanks for taking the time out to write us such a nice review, it really is much appreciated. Nat and John

Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 November 2015

We decided to stay at a B&B as it was our last time away since our 2nd baby was on his way. The owners were so lovely. The weather was crap, but the fire was roaring. We had snacks and drinks supplied at 5pm that night and they booked dinner for us. Very accommodating to our needs. Room was lovely...

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

Thanks for taking the time to write this review. There is something about a real fire that is so relaxing especially when the weather is bad, particularly when I have a glass of red wine in my hand.

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  • 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: ₹ 10,118 - ₹ 17,476 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“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.”
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