Kiwi Cottage

Entire rental unit hosted by Mark & Dina

  1. 6 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 2 beds
  4. 1 bath
Self check-in
You can check in with the doorman.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
Park for free
This is one of the few places in the area with free parking.


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Perfect location and a great base for exploring. Situated in Matamata the home of 'Hobbiton'. Central to Hamilton, Tauranga and Rotorua.
A stylish and relaxing accommodation perfect for couples, solo/business travellers or families with children. We now offer a lockable bicycle shed for our cycle enthusiasts. We invite you to visit us soon.

The space
A warm welcome to Kiwi Cottage, Matamata. A stylish self contained apartment, secured from the main living provides accommodation options.
Enter through a private courtyard into a large open plan lounge, dining and fully equipped kitchenette.
TV, DVD player, dart board and free Wifi for entertainment.
The lounge has a double sofa bed, plus a pullout king size single bed.
Upstairs offers a king size bed, en suite and walkin wardrobe, plus a small extra sofa bed. The hotel style room opens onto a balcony with great views. On a clear day the views includes the Kaimai Ranges and beautiful sunsets over the Peria Hills.
Off street parking, room for a motor home.
Continental breakfast included.

Matamata town provides shops and restaurants, and is surrounded by the beautiful Kaimai Ranges. Nearby is the Wairere falls, the Firth Tower Museum and the hot springs are well worth a visit. We are close the Hobbiton Movie Set and are central to Tauranga, Hamilton, Rotorua.

By Foot:
15 Minutes walk into Matamata, shops, cafes, restaurants, and Hobbiton i-SITE Visitor Information centre 1.2km

By Car:
Hobbiton Movie Set - 16mins (15km)
Tauranga - 43mins (52km)
Hamilton - 49mins (62km)
Rotorua - 57mins (69km)
Auckland - 2 Hours (139km)

Tauranga 45mins
Hamilton 42mins
Auckland International 1 hour 45mins

Where you'll sleep

1 king bed, 1 sofa bed, 1 crib

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Air conditioning
Private patio or balcony
Private backyard – Fully fenced
Pack ’n play/Travel crib
Children’s books and toys
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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4.92 out of 5 stars from 171 reviews


Where you’ll be

Matamata, Waikato, New Zealand

Hosted by Mark & Dina

  1. Joined in June 2017
  • 171 Reviews
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Mark, a New Zealander, met Dina in the UK, he went to England for 6 weeks and ended up staying for 27 years! Mark & Dina returned to NZ in 2014. They are both involved in Deaf Rugby, Mark is partially deaf and has recently been selected as a 'Deaf Black', Dina is also part of the NZ Deaf Rugby Team as their Sports Therapist, they can both use sign language.
Dina's highlights have been in sports coming 2nd in Great Britain as a body builder back in the 90's also competing as a contestant in the 'Gladiators' show at Wembley Arena. Currently enjoys playing golf.
Mark's highlights have also been in sports, mainly in rugby being Captain for England Deaf rugby team whilst in the UK and now having been selected to represent NZ for the NZDRFU. He is also a keen golfer having been down to a 1 handicap.
They have four children between them and three gorgeous Grandsons and a beautiful Granddaughter.
'Living the dream' in New Zealand
Mark, a New Zealander, met Dina in the UK, he went to England for 6 weeks and ended up staying for 27 years! Mark & Dina returned to NZ in 2014. They are both involved in Deaf…
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
Self check-in with building staff
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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