Sliding doors open onto your garden area.Our orchard grows Feijoas, a unique New Zealand fruit (April-June)


Entire home/apt

2 guests

1 bedroom

4 beds

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About this listing

Our modern B&B is peaceful with a rural setting. Enjoy your own garden area & hot tub under the stars with rural & sunset views. Only minutes drive from Matamata which has supermarkets, restaurants, pubs etc and 10 minutes' drive from Hobbiton Movie Set Tours. Breakfast (self serve in your own kitchenette) included.

*Please note you need your own private transportation to stay here - there are no taxis or public transport in our cute little country town!

The space

The apartment is equipped with kitchen facilities, spacious bathroom and a bedroom that can sleep two singles or a couple (King size). There is a lounge area with couch and coffee table, leading out sliding doors to your own garden area with table and chairs.

A heat pump allows you to set your comfortable temperature, keeping you cool in summer and toasty warm in winter. The sliding door and bedroom window have fly-screens so you can open these up without flies and other insects bothering you.

Guest access

You will have your own garden area with table & chairs, leading to an outdoor hot tub that you are welcome to use. Own separate front & back entrance. The B&B is semi-detached - it has a large double garage next door, with the owners' house on the other side of the garage.

You are welcome to take a stroll around the orchard and garden areas.

There are plenty of books & magazines and DVDs to keep you entertained if you feel like relaxing inside.

Although we have free wi-fi available to you we are rural so it is not particularly fast compared to a city environment and it is on limited data. Still perfect for browsing the web, (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN), emails etc.

Interaction with guests

We are a warm and welcoming family but have a busy orchard and greenhouse to run so we wont be in your face all the time! Our door is always open for questions of course. We respect our guests' privacy but also enjoy meeting our guests - it's up to you on the level of interaction you prefer.

Other things to note

Did you know that Hobbiton does special evening dinner tours twice a week on Wednesdays and Sundays? Enjoy a banquet in the Green Dragon! The tour finishes quite late so our place is a perfect place to stay after the tour being only a few minutes' drive away. We have heard only the highest praise from guests about the evening tours. Book early to avoid disappointment!


The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 4
Check In: 2PM - 8PM
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/apt
Self check-in: Lockbox

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Prices
Weekly Discount: 13%
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in time is 2PM - 8PM

Please relax and enjoy yourself! Our place is your place so please treat it like your own and respect it.


Cancellations

Moderate

Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.


Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit

Availability
1 night minimum stay

117 Reviews


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Melanie User Profile
March 2017
A good place for a short stay with a relaxing spa. Delicious feijoas supplied from the surrounding orchard - yum! Make sure you use the fly screens as flies were a real problem for us.

Marga User Profile
March 2017
This place was so quaint, quiet and lovely- we were so lucky to have the chance to stay here! Thank you for having us- the place was great- nice, clean and super convenient location to Hobbiton! :)

Jessica User Profile
March 2017
Such a great spot! The space was lovely with a view of the orchard. If you are in town for Hobbiton it is truly the perfect location and the hosts are wonderful as well!

Diney User Profile
March 2017
Emily, Tineke and Frans' home, business, land, were absolutely incredible. I did not expect our stay to feel so extravagant but that is what the orchard feels like. The room/annex itself was clean cozy and perfect for a nights rest.

Sithara User Profile
March 2017
Great place great views.. you will love this orchard..

Wes User Profile
March 2017
Emily and Tineke were great to work with leading up to our arrival. They were able to accommodate our earlier check-in. The orchard provided a beautiful and unique experience that we haven't enjoyed previously. Instructions were thorough and helpful, and they cater well to people who come to the area for Hobbiton. We highly recommend this place.

Paul User Profile
March 2017
Great scenic spot with comfortable space to relax after a long day spent at hobbiton.

Matamata, New Zealand · Joined in July 2014
Emily User Profile

I'm part of a family team of four - my partner Talbert and his parents Frans & Tineke. We all run our orchard, greenhouse & B&B together. Talbert, Frans & Tineke are originally from Holland but were lured away by New Zealand's beauty and ideal lifestyle. We love sharing our little slice of paradise with our guests and are passionate about growing sustainable, quality produce. Looking forward to meeting you!

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