Private Cottage Rental with Breakfast near Matamata, North Island

Matamata, North Island (New Zealand)
Nature Lodges
1 unit
3 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Jacuzzi/Hot Tub

This private cottage rental is located near Matamata, North Island, and can accommodate three guests. There are a bedroom and a full bathroom. The carpeted bedroom treats guests with a king-size bed, which can also be made to be two twin beds and a closet. The bathroom is spacious and features a modern, glass stand-in shower, a single sink vanity with a large mirror, and a recently-added spa bathtub. Linens and towels are provided, as well as toiletries, such as shampoo and soap.

The living area features a comfortable lounge with a sofa, coffee table, and sliding glass doors that access the outside patio. Guests have access to reading material, including books and magazines. There is also a flat-screen TV, a DVD player, and a movie collection including, of course, the Lord of the Rings series. There is also a few board games to entertain as well.

The fully-equipped kitchenette comes with a mini-fridge, a microwave, a double hot plate, and a kettle for making hot tea and coffee. All necessary cookware, glassware, plates, and utensils can be found in the rental, as well as complimentary tea, sugar, and coffee. There is also a dining table with four chairs. Other amenities include a heat pump that maintains temperatures year-round, and, although not guaranteed due to the secluded rural area, access to Wi-Fi.

Outside the sliding glass doors in the lounge area, there is a patio with a private garden area. A cafe table and chairs invite guests to take their breakfast outside daily, which is included with the stay. Alternatively, guests can stay inside, allowing a breeze to come through by a fly-screen on the sliding glass doors. There is also a hot tub and private front and back entrances to the cottage rental. Parking is available. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Bathroom
  • Cell service
  • Bathtub
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • King-size bed
  • Running water
  • Parking
  • Sink
  • Hairdryer
  • Child's bed
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Coffeemaker
  • Fridge
  • Hot plate
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Freezer
  • Deck/Patio
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Dining room
  • Shared Jacuzzi/Hot tub
  • Heating
  • Linens
  • Toiletries
  • Television
  • Movie library
  • Dining table
  • Mosquito net
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea kettle
  • Twin/Single bed
  • BR/DVD player
  • Games
  • Kitchen equipment

Guests will be able to enjoy a luxurious outdoor hot spa pool as well as a private garden area. In addition, for guests with young children, there is a crib available.

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Guest Services

  • Front desk service
  • Laundry service
  • Breakfast

Location + Surroundings

  • Hot springs
  • Supermarket
  • Museums
  • Shopping

This cottage rental is located in Matamata, North Island, and is situated on an orchard complete with a greenhouse. Surrounded by the countryside and farms of New Zealand's Waikato region, Matamata is located in the foothills of the Kaimai Ranges. Nearby is Hobbiton village, the film location for The Lord of the Rings trilogy. The closest airport is the Tauranga Airport, located less than an hour's drive to the cottage rental. Read More


  • Swimming
  • Bird watching
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Yoga
  • Biking
  • Golfing
  • Surfing
  • Water sports

Guests are treated to an array of activities and attractions in this spectacular area of New Zealand. Less than a 10-minute drive away is the Hobbiton movie set for fans of the Lord of the Rings film trilogy, and, more recently, The Hobbit series. After filming was complete, the Hobbit holes, blending into the farmland, were left as a tourist attraction. Scattered throughout the region are hot springs, golf courses, a wide variety of cafes, pubs, and restaurants as well as great shopping. There are also bush walks and tramping through rugged countryside and to Wairere Falls, with views over the Waikato Plains. Guests can tour the Tauranga and Mount Maunganui, where there is a paradise peninsula with swimming, surfing, and a relaxed vibe.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

  • You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.
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Additional Information

Smoking is not permitted indoors.

Pets are not allowed.

Parties and events are not suitable for this cottage.

Matamata is a rural town and does not have public transport or taxis. Guests should also be aware that strict driving laws prohibit one alcoholic beverage for the driver.

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