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Places to stay in Tirau

Places to stay in Tirau
Basic Studio room,what you see is what you get, has separate toilet and shower. 10 mins to Hobbiton 45 mins to Hamilton , Tauranga , Rotorua , 1 hour 25 to Taupo. Excellent spot for a pit stop on your way north or south. PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS NO KITCHEN OR COOKING FACILITIES AVALIABLE IN THE ROOM.
Private studio, has a queen bed, with ensuite , private entry, parking next to your door. PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS NO KITCHEN, FRIDGE OR COOKING FACILITIES IN THIS ROOM
quite suburban town in the heart of rural NZ
  • Fairly basic accommodation, but clean and tidy. Good value for money.

    Mike2020-03-12T00:00:00Z
  • Nice space, very private and simple, everything you need for a short stay. 3 minutes to town by car. Definitely recommend.

    Eric2020-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • Great place for a quick stop, or if you want to spend the night after doing Hobbiton (Evening) tour.

    Michael2020-03-06T00:00:00Z
  • Great spot for a quick stopover on a long journey. Lovely and clean, easy to find and although we didn’t meet Nik, we were given great instructions on check in. Thanks!

    Jo2020-02-29T00:00:00Z
  • We were here two nights. Nik is a nice host and communicates quickly. Accommodation is for a short stay OK, there are several cafes and shops nearby. An ideal place if you want to visit Hobbiton. Nik recommended us to visit Blue Spring, where we liked it very much. We can only recommend staying at Nika.

    Veronika2020-02-28T00:00:00Z
  • Great place to rest after spending few hours walking at the Hobbiton movie location. Great location!

    Patrick2020-02-25T00:00:00Z
  • Nik is really kind and he's here if you need help. Anyway I advise you this place.

    Johan2020-02-24T00:00:00Z
  • Nice private room with own bathroom. Everything very clean. We loved that it was so quiet. Very close to Hobbiton and Blue Spring. Nik was a great host, thanks for the nice chat! We would come back anytime.

    Benjamin2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Guest suite


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    0

    Tirau, Waikato, New Zealand

    Our place is great for couples, solo adventurers, families (with kids), and groups up to 4. You’ll love the friendly people, countryside views, clean and tidy guesthouse and of course the central location with many local attractions like the Hobbiton film set which is a must do for any fan of the movies.
    This guesthouse is located in the countryside on a working farm. It has great views all the way to a nearby mountain range directly from your bed across the rolling hills of the South Waikato countryside. The guesthouse itself is detached and private so you can come and go as you please with its own bathroom & tea and coffee making facilities. Cutlery, plates and a fridge are provided but the guesthouse does not have a kitchen. The room is clean, quiet, light and well aired. We are happy to help so feel free to ask if you need anything.
    This is a central North Island location only 10 min walk to Tirau (many cafes and stores to explore). Tirau is a hub for many central North Island attractions including the Hobbiton film set (15 mins drive), Mount Maunganui (popular beach and nightlife), Rotaruru (boiling mud and hot pools), Taupo (beautiful lake and town), various nearby waterfalls, Waikato river trails, golf courses, the Blue Springs (popular walk with crystal clear spring where most of NZ bottled water comes from) and many more attractions.
  • Beautiful property, near Tirau and local attractions. Hosts were very nice and space was clean and comfortable beds.

    Molly2019-12-24T00:00:00Z
  • Good sized room with great veiws out over farmland to the Kaimai Ranges.Host Marie is very friendly and welcoming.

    Katy2019-12-21T00:00:00Z
  • charming, quiet and couldn't be more friendly. lovely people and lovely place. already wishing we'd stayed longer

    Graham2019-12-15T00:00:00Z
  • Perfect for our family of 4 as a resting spot before Hobbiton. It’s location is an ideal 15 minute drive from the shores rest. Petite with a great view. Clean with gracious hosts.

    C2019-12-14T00:00:00Z
  • Great place, love that it’s on a hill overlooking the countryside! Would definitely stay again

    Ryan2019-12-07T00:00:00Z
  • Nice and quiet. Very peaceful place. Great for a short stay

    Sunghee2019-12-03T00:00:00Z
  • Really quaint space, everything you need tea, coffee -may need to bring your own breakfast foods. Beautiful views across the countryside and perfect place to relax. Thanks again

    Danielle2019-11-30T00:00:00Z
  • We loved staying here! It was impeccably clean, secluded and quiet! We would definitely stay again and ate glad we got to meet the host on checkin, she was a gem!

    Rob2019-11-29T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Guesthouse


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Tirau, Waikato, New Zealand

    This listing is for a comfortable private double sized bedroom with a queen size bed (and a single bed if required) within our home suitable for a couple or family of 3. The facilities of bathroom and toilet, kitchen, dining and main lounge could be shared with other guests as we have three bedrooms available in total. (We have 3 separate listings of a Family room for 5 with adjoining rumpus for 2, a Double room for 3 and a Twin room for 2)
    Our home is built on three levels. Ground level is the family space of 1 x bedroom and a rumpus room. Mid level has the kitchen, lounge, 2 x bedrooms and one bathroom inclusive of toilet, shower and bath. These two levels are used by guests through Airbnb. (Top level is owner occupied). Guest access includes stairs to front door and internal stairs from ground to mid level. Our section is tiered, it includes gardens for vegetables, fruit trees and flowers and great views roundabout can be accessed from the top level. You can watch the two cows grazing in the paddocks next door, listen to the local bird life, sit on the deck and watch the world travelling by or just view our Moa sculpture on the front lawn. Guests have access to the gardens and two levels within the home so there is a lot of space. If you like to cook your own meals, the kitchen is well equipped with most of what you need.
    We are located on the northern end of Tirau heading to Cambridge just past the Matamata intersection. It is a 5 minute walk to the township that is well known for its corrugated structures like the "dog"and the "sheep". Thousands of travellers pass through Tirau on a daily basis because of its central location between cities and popular tourist spots. It is a great place to stop and take a break to refuel both body and vehicle. Art, antiques and awesome cafes make it unique.
  • Very comfortable house. Wiki & Vince was very helpful and sharing information of travel around North to South Island. Really recommend to stay there.

    Yean Ju2020-03-07T00:00:00Z
  • Good stay and host, worth it!

    Nick2020-03-04T00:00:00Z
  • Wikitoria‘s house was a perfect location for our trip since it‘s only a 20 minutes drive to the hobbiton movie set. The hosts were really friendly and helped us with our questions. Would highly recommend.

    Michelle2020-03-02T00:00:00Z
  • Excellent location, great and friendly hosts, we had a great chat. Thank you for breakfast. Room was super clean.

    Nathalie2020-02-27T00:00:00Z
  • Very friendly hosts, with a clean and quiet room.

    Katharina2020-02-26T00:00:00Z
  • Great two night stay within 20 minutes from The Shire (Hobbiton). The hosts made us feel welcome and had nice local recommendations. Our room was clean and the other guests were nice.

    Christie2020-02-24T00:00:00Z
  • We really enjoyed our stay here, Wikitoria and Vince are great host and we would love to come back again!

    Stephanie2020-02-22T00:00:00Z
  • It was the perfect place for two night stay. Hosts were welcoming and considerate. Everything I needed was provided. The breakfast station with coffee, tea, cereals, and bread with jam & butter was very convenient.

    Eunkee2020-02-20T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    3


    Bedrooms

    1

    Tirau, Waikato, New Zealand

    A clean and modern space for you to put your feet up and have a rest while travelling. A comfy couch to relax with Wi-Fi and a TV (chromecast only). Tea, coffee etc provided and plenty of dinner options near by. A comfortable bed with new bedding to get some much needed Zzzz’s. Bathroom amenities and a generous continental breakfast is also supplied for you.
    Tirau is a small town in the heart of the Waikato that State Highway 1 runs through. Lots of great little cafés and boutique stores in less than a 5 minute walking distance . A good central location with Tauranga, Rotorua and Hamilton being a 45 minute drive in opposite directions.
  • What a gorgeous little stop over studio. Beautifully presented and super clean! Great location.

    Terese2020-03-05T00:00:00Z
  • Perfect place to break a long journey! The studio is great, spotlessly clean with a really comfy bed. Having breakfast provided was a huge bonus as I left very early in the morning and it was lovely to arrive to tea, coffee and milk in the fridge.

    Aislinn2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • lovely room with everything you need. The lovely touches of having breakfast provided when we stayed was a very nice touch as there is limited options in Tirau for breakfast at the time we needed to leave. The place was clean, tidy and well laid out. I highly recommend Kylie's place if you need to stay in Tirau.

    Nathan2020-02-19T00:00:00Z
  • Kylie were amazing and her kids are very lovely. The place is sparking clean and the bed is super comfortable, we had such a good sleep. Having wifi is also a big bonus as well. Definitely gonna stay here again when we visit Hobitton and Totorua.

    Tiffany2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • Kylie is an excellent host. I'd go back and stay at Kylie's place again. Friendly and homely atmosphere.

    Rajiv2020-02-03T00:00:00Z
  • Kylie's place certainly lived up to the great reviews that people had given previously. Great communication , easy check in and the place was spotlessly clean and the bed was very comfortable. Who could ask for more?! An easy walk to the main street. I can definitely recommend the Tucker Bar and Eatery- very friendly and the food was delicious. Thanks for a great stay Kylie and family.

    Gwen2020-01-27T00:00:00Z
  • The location is central to a lot of touristy towns. The space itself is both stylish and homey. There is chromecast, a fan, phone charger, and continental breakfast available. We were also provided with some cold bevvies which was a nice touch. Parking is available right outside the room. Kylie and Karl were very kind and thoughtful hosts. Would be happy to stay here again. Highly recommend.

    Emma-Jo2020-01-24T00:00:00Z
  • Very clean and a separate house, the host prepared a hearty breakfast, which was very good.

    Shuang2020-01-17T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Guesthouse


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    0

    Tirau, Waikato, New Zealand

    Welcome to Di's B&B. Perfect location 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, travelers or families with children. We also have another bnb on the property that sleeps 3 people.
    One bedroom with queen bed. 2 single beds in main room. The kitchen has a mini oven with 2 hot plates a microwave,jug,toaster and fridge. TV , heater and beds have electric blankets.
  • Everything was there ... plugs, cooking, microwave, really thought of everything A lot of space You can wash there Very clean and fresh

    Dymphie2020-03-16T00:00:00Z
  • Great stay at Dianes bed and breakfast! So close to all the outings we had planned (Hobbiton and a sunset kayaking glow worm tour). Beautiful area and it was super convenient to have breakfast items provided so we could get to our tours on time.

    Shelley2020-03-14T00:00:00Z
  • The guest house is very clean and comfortable with a lovely outside seating area. A special touch is that breakfast is provided.

    Jill2020-03-12T00:00:00Z
  • We were very satisfied and we recommend it.

    Eva2020-03-11T00:00:00Z
  • Very clean and well-equipped apartment with breakfast (cereals, orange juice, toast, jam, peanutbutter...coffee and tea) 15 minute drive to Hobbiton.

    Claudia2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • Really nice space and great location to town. The complimentary breakfast was a nice touch

    Sarah2020-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • Amazingly organized place! Everything you might think if needing during traveling is there! Very clean and comfortable! Very recommend!

    Alex2020-03-04T00:00:00Z
  • Very clean and tidy. Good sized space and well equipped! Happy to recommend as a comfortable and perfect place to rest and enjoy the locality :)

    Kirsty2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Guesthouse


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Matamata, Waikato, New Zealand

    Hobbiton - a 5 minute drive. Private. Enjoyed by honeymooners and guests wishing they had stayed longer. Ideal location to do big three- Hobbiton, Waitomo, Rotorua. Fully self contained- superior king and single beds, fridge, T.V. hotplates, electric frying pan, microwave, kettle, toaster, basic kitchen equipment. Continental breakfast included. Spacious outdoor decking. 15metre pool. Endless country views of rolling hills and stock grazing. A great space to relax, plan and recharge.
    Modern. private, self contained, spacious chalet. Super close to Hobbiton. 20 minutes to Cambridge and Matamata. 40 minutes Hamilton airport. Central to other tourists destinations. Waitomo Caves and Rotorua only an hour away. Both perfect day trips from here. Live on a real farm and watch the animals graze. Picturesque, quiet and safe position. Own parking area. Many guests have likened it to being in the shire and love the stars at night.
    Our neighbourhood is diverse offering Hobbiton as a major tourist attraction and world leading horse studs and stables. Cambridge (cycling town of NZ) and Matamata are both 20min drive away! Excellent cafes and restaurants at both towns. Lake Karapiro is approx. 15 minutes drive away. Blue springs and Wairere Falls close by.
  • Amazing place enjoyed every minute!

    Ashton2020-03-15T00:00:00Z
  • The only mistake you will make is to not book a stay here. One of the most beautiful and peaceful location I have been to. Amazing!!

    Ben2020-03-14T00:00:00Z
  • Highly recommended. Spectacular view, beautiful and huge place. Hope I can come back again in the future.

    Joy-Jun2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • The view from the property is so beautiful. The cleaning is very clean and the facilities are very good.

    Jisun2020-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely accommodation, great views, quiet an peaceful away from the buzz of the city but only a short drive away to the closest towns. The bed was really comfortable, wished we'd added a night! Their cat Hunter was lovely and very cuddly.

    Debbie-Jo2020-03-07T00:00:00Z
  • The scenery is much more beautiful and inspiring than the one in the picture. Above all, it was a very nice room and the excitement never stopped. In addition, there was a full range of cooking utensils, so it was not a problem to buy ingredients in the city before cooking. We recommend that you stay at least once if you have any errands around you! Also, because it's really on the country side, you don't have any radio waves so you can let go of your phone and relax.

    祐真2020-03-04T00:00:00Z
  • Kay’s guest home is the perfect countryside getaway! The views are amazing and she had lots of thoughtful touches inside the home for us to enjoy. My only regret is not booking for longer. It’s only about 20 minutes from town and 5 minutes from Hobbiton. We will definitely be back!

    Sara2020-03-03T00:00:00Z
  • The place is amazing and the location is great, especially for those who want to do the Hobbiton tour. The sunset view is breathtaking; I would definitely recommend this place. Thank you!

    Oana2020-03-02T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Chalet


    Accommodates

    3


    Bedrooms

    1

    Matamata, Waikato, New Zealand

    You will be welcome to stay on a working Dairy Farm with fresh milk delivered and a tour if you like. This area is central North Island and a great location for exploring Hobbiton and Waitomo caves. Te Waihou Blue Springs walk and Waiwere waterfall are close showcasing very beautiful New Zealand native bush. 40 mins to Mount Maunganui where you can enjoy sea and shopping or 30 mins to Rotorua the cultural centre of NZ.
    A hand built tiny 2 storey house made with timber milled from the farm. Overlooking a field with deer and cows. Waander down to the river for a swim.
    Close to Tirau for grocery shopping
  • We loved stating at this beautiful cottage. It's nestled in a beautiful farm far out enough to see a wealth of stars at night. Kathryn and David were incredibly accommodating and truly went above and beyond to ensure our comfort regardless of the hour. We will absolutely be visiting again.

    Nichole2020-03-14T00:00:00Z
  • This is the most stylishly put together space ever; some seriously good design skills have been put to use both in the construction of the wee cottage and the interior design. Just loved it; the ladder/stairway up to the bed might look a bit daunting but is actually brilliantly designed so very easy to use. The bed was beyond comfortable and was dressed in the best linen I've experienced in an AirBnB. The cottage is about 5 minutes from Tirau which is a lovely wee town. You have to go to Tuckers for a meal; ate there last night and it was outstanding. An unpretentious but well thought out menu with great ingredients cooked to perfection.

    Kirstie2020-03-12T00:00:00Z
  • For those who love the countryside, this is the ideal place! The decor of the tiny house is original and pretty. The house at the edge of the riviera seems to be a haven of peace. We were able to visit the farm with the owner, friendly and informative. Book with your eyes closed!

    Stephane2020-03-11T00:00:00Z
  • Such a lovely, cozy cottage we didn't want to leave! It was perfect for us travelling between Auckland and Rotorua with the beautiful Blue Springs near by. Kathryn & David were wonderful hosts who provided fresh organic produce from their veggie patch plus homely touches with quality linen and french press coffee. The property is stunning with a running river, a goat, deer and a very friendly little dog. We would definitely return given the opportunity.

    Fiona2020-03-10T00:00:00Z
  • If you are visiting Hobbiton or Matamata you MUST stay here. This is an amazing property with wonderful hosts! Highly recommend river tubing if you get a chance. Thanks!

    Emma2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • Fantastic little gem tucked away in picturesque countryside. Close to Hobbiton! Stylish space with great views of nature and charming touches.

    Jessica2020-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • This was a great stay. I wished we could have stayed a little longer. The space is stylish. Great backyard view. David cooked us some fish and made a fire for us. It was fun chatting with him. His dog is also super cute.

    Brendan2020-03-03T00:00:00Z
  • A beautiful and cool space, in the middle of the countryside. Nothing but quiet, except the occasional sounds of birds nearby. Dave greeted us on arrival with a quick introduction of the place and left us to relax in privacy. The cabin was very clean and warm, with an extremely comfortable bed, giving me the best nights sleep I’ve had in quite some time! We’re already planning a return trip for longer!!

    Tim2020-03-02T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Farm stay


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Okoroire, Tirau, Waikato, New Zealand

    Farm stay1 bed
    Black House
    Price:$105 NZD/night
    19 reviews
    Superhost
    Welcome to Di's B&B. Everybody welcome. Private down stairs unit with separate access. 1 bedroom with queen bed and tv 2nd bedroom with 1 large single bed and dinning table. Both rooms have heaters and electric blankets. Separate room with a sofa. Kitchenette with microwave, jug, toaster and fridge. Free unlimited WiFi. Covered parking. Portable cot available on request. 10 min walk to Matamata shops. 10 min drive to Hobbiton. Central to Hamilton, Tauranga and Rotorua.
    You have your own private entrance and space 2 bedrooms, bathroom and kitchenette all to yourself. There is a microwave, fridge,jug and toaster in the kitchen. Bbq available
  • Everything was perfect! Nice breakfast, easy check-in, all facilities needed are in place.

    Iga2020-03-11T00:00:00Z
  • It is quiet and very comfortable; everything is there. We slept wonderfully! It's a great place if you want to visit Hobbiton.

    Jenny2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • Perfect spot to stay if you visit Hobbiton! Diane was very nice and the accommodation was cosy and clean!

    Lukas2020-03-06T00:00:00Z
  • Great location. Very clean & comfortable beds. Highly recommended. My daughter loves cat , dog & hens there. Car parking was great. Thanks to the host.

    Frank2020-03-03T00:00:00Z
  • Diane’s place was great! Cute little unit with everything you could need. Communication with Diane was easy and she was always quick to respond. I would stay again.

    Dawn2020-03-03T00:00:00Z
  • Beds were super comfy, perfect location for hobbinton and all round great Airbnb. Quiet, spacious with lovely touches. Thank you so much!

    Alexandra2020-02-26T00:00:00Z
  • I would highly recommend Diane's accommodation. Great location, very clean and comfortable surrounding. I will stay again.

    Linda2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • Diane’s place was exactly what we were looking for. 2 bedrooms and only 15 minutes from Hobbiton Movie Set. The place was clean and beverages and breakfast foods were provide which was much appreciated. The space was clean and comfortable. As a bonus, The place is set up for self check-in which we really liked as we weren’t certain exactly what time we would arrive. The place was easy to find and provided off street parking. Would definitely stay again and recommend to others!

    Vanessa2020-02-19T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Guest suite


    Accommodates

    3


    Bedrooms

    2

    Matamata, Waikato, New Zealand

    Entire guest suite2 beds
    Di's B&B
    Price:$66 NZD/night
    332 reviews
    Superhost

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    This comfortable home overlooks Lake Karapiro with superb, uninterrupted water, mountain and country views from the deck and several rooms. Sunsets can be amazing too and you can see it all while relaxing in the outdoor bath! The home is very conveniently positioned to so many places of activity and interest eg. Waikato River Trails, Hobbiton, Blue Spring, Sanctuary Mountain, Mighty River Domain, Takapoto Estate, Lake District Adventures, the Red Barn and The Boatshed function centres.
    Bedrooms and lounge are generous in size, with a conservatory and the deck to add to that space. As well as a shower there's a deep bath to soak and relax in too AND there's a bath outside overlooking the lake. Relax and soak up the view
    My home, with 5000 sq/m of lawn, is only 500m off SH1 and is on a lane with 4 others. At nearby Arapuni village is Rhubarb Cafe and the iconic suspension bridge overlooking the Arapuni Powerhouse(definitely worth a visit). Tirau is very close too with shops such as Notting Hill being very popular Across the lake and only a few minutes by road is the Horahora Domain where there is a boat ramp and beach alongside the Piarere Ski Club
  • Beautiful house. Great views. No light pollution so you can see the stars at night. Bill was a gracious host and I had options of which room I was able to stay in. He offered a variety of items for breakfast including tea and coffee. Great advice for things to do, definitely go to the Blue Springs. Would stay here again, for sure.

    Jason2020-03-12T00:00:00Z
  • Fantastic place and outstanding host. Definitely coming back!

    Patrick2020-03-05T00:00:00Z
  • This hands down must be one of the best airbnb experiences I've had. Bill gives outstanding hospitality - he is so generous and welcoming! He cooked dinner, put an amazing breakfast on, made some delicious banana cake. He even let me wash my clothes and check out late. This man has seriously thought of everything and the place is just beautiful. It has a stunning view, the rooms are wonderfully decorated, sparkling clean not to mention cozy! The bed was just the best. I could keep going on about how amazing bill and his house are but I think you get the point. Thanks so much for being the highlight of my trip bill!

    Mei2020-03-03T00:00:00Z
  • Gosh!! If you have the chance to stay with Bill I would highly recommend even if it’s for a night while you stop at Hobbiton! He was so hospitable, offered great recommendations like the Blue Springs trail and went out of his way to chat with us as we watched the sunset from his gorgeous backyard! We stayed at a total of 5 Airbnb’s during our 10 day trip and this was the best experience we had.

    Marissa2020-02-21T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful, well appointed home with a fantastic few. Bill is a great host and takes the time to make your stay special

    David2020-02-18T00:00:00Z
  • Bill is a very nice and friendly person. Good facility of kitchen and balcony. The outside view is excellent. We definitely come back if we come back.

    Raymond2020-02-17T00:00:00Z
  • Absolute gem! We were guests at Bill's place after a nearby wedding, and loved it. The home is beautiful and his hospitality is top standard. If you have the opportunity to stay here , don't hestiate.

    Melanie2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • Not only was Bill very hospitable and made out check in very easy with a warm welcome, but the rooms were comfortable and roomy, and the view was spectacular. Highly recommend this place to stay for a great NZ country experience.

    Leaire2020-02-13T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    8


    Bedrooms

    3

    Piarere, Waikato, New Zealand

    Come experience a stay in the farming community of Hobbiton. Our private room has an ensuite and is set in the beautiful countryside of Cambridge/Matamata. Own external entrance and off-street parking. Room includes a mini fridge with milk, cereal and yogurt for breakfast. Jug with tea and coffee. Please be mindful the room does not have a kitchen. Cambridge is only 12 mins away with a variety of places to dine out. We are on the road to Hobbiton and a central base for local attractions.
    This is a large room with king size bed, own entrance and private en-suite. A mini fridge and TV, with table & chairs. Please be mindful our family Kitchen is not included in the room rate. We are a 12 minute drive to Cambridge and 20 minutes to Matamata, both of these towns have a variety of places for food and drink to suite your travel budget . Tirau is another nice location that is a little further away averaging a 30 minute drive.
  • Such an awesome host!

    Zech2020-03-03T00:00:00Z
  • Comfy and relaxing stay! Theresa is an excellent host and everything was clear & easy. Plus, just minutes away from Hobbiton, which is incredibly convenient if you have tickets to an evening tour. We highly recommend staying here!

    Liz2020-02-18T00:00:00Z
  • Theresa’s place is in a beautiful location, so close to the hobbition movie set. Thanks for having us!

    Harry2020-02-12T00:00:00Z
  • Thérèse's accommodation is near Hobbiton, which is very practical. We were very well received. Thérèsa is very welcoming and gave us good directions to come. The accommodation is cozy and pleasant to rest. I recommend !

    Marie-Clémence2020-02-06T00:00:00Z
  • Theresa's home was perfect for our overnight stay after visiting Hobbiton. It's really close and set on a beautiful NZ farm. My wife and I enjoyed visiting the horses in the pasture over a glass of wine in the evening. Theresa has great local tips and recommendations for places to check our during our stay. The apartment was very clean with lots of thoughtful touches. Theresa was also extremely responsive via the app messenger, which we appreciated. Beyond that, we left something of value at the home by accident and Theresa was kind enough to notify us that she found it and mail it back to us on the next leg of our trip. Great place to stay!

    John2020-01-05T00:00:00Z
  • Exceptional place, exceptional host. Couldn't have asked for more

    Ashley2019-12-28T00:00:00Z
  • This lovely place is absolutely worth every single penny. Theresa is a wonderful woman who is super delightful. The horses, the dog and the view are absolutely stunning. Anyone wanting to stay and have a fantastic view, do so.

    Caroline2019-12-24T00:00:00Z
  • Theresa’s place are more comfortable. So I and my girlfriend were very happy. If we travel to New Zealand again, we will stay at her place again. :)

    Patara2019-12-10T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Farm stay


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Karapiro, Waikato, New Zealand

    Punga Lodge is 20 mins SE of Cambridge 10 mins from Lake Karapiro, hosting everything from Rowing World Cups to Hydroplane racing, waterski comps and triathalons. It is 20 mins away from Hobbiton and the entrance to MEI Sanctuary. Being 1 hr drive from Raglan, Mt Maunganui, Taupo and Rotorua. We aim to provide clean and comfortable indoor outdoor living while enjoying beautiful views, peace and tranquility whilst relaxing in your own mountain hideaway with amazing stargazing opportunities.
    Punga lodge is very quiet and peaceful with small a large deck for relaxing.There are 2 cabins, one with living area, kitchen, sofa bed and separate bedroom and another one with private bathroom facilities.The views would be among the best in the Waikato. Keep in mind this is small space living at it's best.
    Maungatautari Mountain ecological sanctuary is only a stones throw from the lodge, or 20 minutes by car to the southern enclosure .The Waikato River Trails is 15 minutes away to the start which can take you all the way to Taupo. Hamilton Gardens are 20 minutes by car and is the Waikato's most popular place to visit. Hobbiton is 20 minutes away and Rotorua, Tauranga and Raglan are all an hour by car. Karapiro Domain is 10 minutes to the main gate.
  • This location is out of the way and has a beautiful view. The little house is perfect for a couple, although we have to admit our favorite part was Oscar the dog!

    Amy2020-03-03T00:00:00Z
  • We loved our stay here in this quiet country setting. The sunrises and sunsets were divine. The lodge is surrounded by beautiful fruit trees and far enough away from the main residence for privacy but close enough if you needed their laundry or speak to them. The bed was super comfy and the living area opened up on to the deck which was lovely to having a morning tea or coffee and in the evening a quiet beverage. Oscar the dog is super friendly but just hide your shoes lol

    Mia2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • Peter and Sally were truly amazing! They were super friendly! Loved Oscar the dog! He visited us every morning and night!

    Shelley2020-02-22T00:00:00Z
  • Peter and Sally’s place is a slice of magic it’s 25 min away from Cambridge and is such a lovely place to stay ! Oscar is a gem and also made my stay so magnificent ! I was able to clear my head and ground myself ! Total recommend this magical gem !! Xox

    Jess2020-01-31T00:00:00Z
  • lovely cabin with a beautiful view, I really enjoyed my stay there & everything was nice and tidy.

    Aleisha2020-01-19T00:00:00Z
  • This place exceeded our expectations! The views and location are incredible. Imagine quiet sheep-dotted hills with a light breeze and incredible views 40 miles into the distance. That’s this place.

    Noll2020-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • The view was fantastic, and the dog very friendly. Highly recommended by all of us

    Toroddsdottir2019-12-27T00:00:00Z
  • Thank you Peter, Sally, and Oscar! Your home was so lovely and close by to our activities. Oscar greeted us and is the sweetest boy - so friendly and welcoming. Thank you for allowing us to stay at your beautiful home!

    Kevin2019-12-20T00:00:00Z
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    Maungatautari, Waikato, New Zealand

    Clean and comfortable rural stay. Close to Karapiro Lake Domain, Velodrome Cambridge, Hobbiton movie set Matamata, Mystery Creek and just 5km off SHW 1. My place is great for people attending sport events, to go back to a quite place were they can calm down and get ready for the next days events. It also suits couples, solo adventurers, and families (with kids).
    It`s directly on a small operating dairy farm with 170 cows, so you might see animals (cows, calves, dog, chicken), tractors and trucks pass . The cottage is well insulated which keeps the noise away. And we are trying to be as quietly as possible if guest are about. The cottage includes a bedroom with a queen bed and a single above double bunk bed, a nice little kitchen and living area and a toilette and shower. Pretty basic. One Bath towel and cloth per guest. There is also a cloth drying rack, to hang wet towels. Tea, coffee, sugar, salt and pepper provided. Bed sheets provided. Cot is available on request.
  • Great spot

    Craig2020-01-08T00:00:00Z
  • Awesome place and great family host. We were on family trip in dec school holidays. We got a chance to see cow milking and feeding. We will go again. I would say they are Super Super host.

    Sanchu2020-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • We had a great time going back to nature. Beautiful landscape of hills and valleys. Our host Manuela was very friendly and offer us fresh milk and eggs during our stay. All of us had a nice place to sleep in the oh so wonderful bed. Thank you so much for being such a great host. Cheers Khairul

    Khairul Anuar2019-12-27T00:00:00Z
  • The haybarn was very roomy, and had all the accommodations we needed. Stunning views of the hillside. Easy to find. The host was extremely gracious and kind!

    Kenneth2019-09-23T00:00:00Z
  • A surprisingly large space. Excellent communication and the fresh milk was appreciated. Very convenient for Field Days.

    Jacqui2019-06-15T00:00:00Z
  • Perfect stay thank you very much

    Sarita2019-04-29T00:00:00Z
  • quite silent, good to sleep!

    Yiwei2019-04-23T00:00:00Z
  • Off a country road in undulating scenery, we found this pleasant accommodation. Outside, a paddock of calves and some free-ranging hens; inside, clean and tidy living quarters. Friendly Manuela was there when we arrived and made us feel right at home. We stayed here a night because we were heading to nearby Hobbiton the next morning. The location was ideal for this. Recommended!

    Desmond2019-04-20T00:00:00Z
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    Karapiro Cambridge, Waikato, New Zealand

    Welcome to our self contained Cottage. We offer a studio room located in a Rural setting on a Thoroughbred horse farm with views of the Kaimai Range. Being approximately 5mins drive from Matamata gives you the best of being in the Country and close to a Rural Town offering you excellent Restaurants, Cafes and Shops. We are also about 15mins drive from the film location of Hobbiton. With great views of the Kaimai Ranges you are also 30-40mins drive from Tauranga and Mount Maunganui.
    The cottage catches the Morning sun. We are available for any requests or information you may require.
  • It’s a beautiful and confortable place, close to Matamata center and Hobbiton. The breakfast is good. We recommend !

    Virj'2020-03-16T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful space, perfect location if you’re visiting Hobbiton. 5 minute drive into town!

    Shane2020-03-15T00:00:00Z
  • The cottage was a perfect little space to relax after a full day of activities. It’s was quiet with amazing views of the mountains and surrounding farms. It is also close to both Matamata and Hobbiton. I would absolutely book this place again if I come back to Matamata.

    John2020-03-10T00:00:00Z
  • Very tiny place but has everything you need for a night or two. Sue is very friendly host. Kitchenette is very clean, well equipped and abundant with necessities. Great place for a stop over between Taupo and Auckland with a visit to The Hobbiton.

    Ivan2020-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • We‘ve booked the accommodation for one day. The location is fantastic, very quiet and peaceful. Hobbiton can be reached by the car within a few minutes. Sue and Kevin were friendly and helpful hosts. All in all we had a wonderful stay in Matamata and can highly recommend this place!

    Tobias2020-03-06T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing adorable little place to stay! Incredible view, so comfortable. Loved it. Highly recommend.

    Sandy2020-03-05T00:00:00Z
  • Cozy accommodation planted in the middle of the countryside. Everything was perfect. Magnificent.

    Patrice2020-03-04T00:00:00Z
  • Great location private and everything you need for your stay. Space is limited to take in only what you need. Sue and Kevin stocked the fridge with breakfast goodies a great touch. Great access to Hobbiton and Maramara.

    Lynn2020-03-03T00:00:00Z
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    Matamata, Waikato, New Zealand

    A modern self contained unit in a peaceful country setting with rural views. Very centrally located. Only 5 minutes to Matamata and 10 minutes to Hobbiton. The unit is spacious with a new queen sized bed, a potable single bed on request, large TV with streaming options as well as free wifi. Complimentary continental breakfast is available.
  • Great little place nearby Hobbiton

    James2020-03-10T00:00:00Z
  • Far bigger than the photos show. The place was spotless, lovely furnished and well equipped. We had a wonderful stay. Highly recommendable!

    Laura2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • Our stay at Tina’s place was very enjoyable. The house was clean, comfortable, and stylish. We would love to stay again if we ever return to the area!

    Casey2020-03-06T00:00:00Z
  • You will love the apartment and beautiful surroundings

    Moira2020-03-04T00:00:00Z
  • Perfect place for a visit to Hobbiton! Lovely space and friendly hosts!

    Nancy2020-03-03T00:00:00Z
  • What a beautiful place .. both in the middle of the countryside but close to the village. Absolute comfort .. fully equipped .. everything is possible at Tina's, even reading a good book and taking it if you feel like it ... with all these elements how not to have a good time. I recommend !!

    Aurélie2020-03-02T00:00:00Z
  • Our stay here was great! The accommodation is really neat with lovely details. Everything is well thought of and the bed is just amazing. Look outside at night and gaze at the lovely starry sky. In the morning we were greeted by a bunch of cows. Wish we could've stayed longer. Only 10 minutes from the Hobbiton movie set. Can recommend to everyone

    Moeniesh2020-02-27T00:00:00Z
  • Clean and nice! Good location close to hobbiton. Tina was an amazing host!

    Michelle2020-02-25T00:00:00Z
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    Matamata, Waikato, New Zealand

    Single bedroom in spacious family home. Enjoy dinner with our family and breakfast is included also. Matamata is central to our beautiful region. Visit Tauranga, Rotorua, Hamilton, and Waitomo Caves from here. We have great hiking and cycling trails nearby ( bike hire just around the corner). Hobbiton is 15 minutes drive from here, or 5 mins walk to the shuttle bus stop at the isite. Wander our large garden, cuddle our cats and check out our turtles. The room is suitable for one guest only.
    Wonderfully comfortable king single bed. Quiet and sunny room. Central Matamata. WiFi.
    We are five minutes walk from central Matamata and our street is in one of the oldest parts of town.
  • A friendly family house with great hospitality! Judith made a wonderful dinner and also offered breakfast. Great location for Hobbiton! Nice conversations, comfortable bed and lovely food! Thoroughly recommended!

    Izabela2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • We arrived late and left early so sadly didn’t have much time to visit with Judith. She was so helpful. The room was perfect for my needs

    Joan2020-02-22T00:00:00Z
  • Judith and her husband are wonderful guests, caring and reactive. A delicious and copious dinner is waiting for you, as for the breakfast, all homemade (and gluten free for me) ! The house is comfortable and clean, also well located (5 mn by walk to the center). Judith also proposed me to let my car parked at her home during my visit of Hobbiton. I definitely recommand this address for your stay in Matamata.

    Marielle2020-02-21T00:00:00Z
  • Very friendly in a nice family style home. Worth a stay with Judith and Pete.

    Rob2020-02-20T00:00:00Z
  • Judith and Peter are great hosts - couldn’t have been any more helpful and hospitable. Accommodation very comfortable and a short walk to the town. Ideal for a Hobbiton visit.

    Stephen2020-02-15T00:00:00Z
  • Very posed, 5 minutes walk from the city center and the bus stop

    Guillaume2019-07-05T00:00:00Z
  • Judith is a great host.The family is warmly welcomed, and staying here just like in your own home. It is a great experience to have dinner together with everyone of the family. Judith cooked dishes very good tasty. Extremely, the house is clean, tidy and warm, and I will definitely be back next time.Thanks of you all. Hong

    Hong2019-06-12T00:00:00Z
  • My first stay was a pleasure. I was glad to return for a second night. Judith and Peter provide a very good value in sharing their home. Wonderful and welcoming.

    Marshall2019-05-12T00:00:00Z
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    Matamata, Waikato, New Zealand

    A spacious self-contained unit in a tranquil rural setting. Close to the Hobbiton Movie Set, local Tirau cafes and shops, golf courses and the township of Matamata. Relax amidst mature trees, beautiful gardens and the sounds of tuis and fantails. This unique lifestyle property will leave you feeling refreshed & revitalised. Bridgehaven Guesthouse is centrally located in the Waikato region and is easily accessed from SH27 or SH1. Only a short trip to Tauranga, Karapiro or Rotorua.
    A very private living space with separate entrance. Modern surroundings with a full kitchen, spacious bathroom, separate bedroom (with King size bed) and large lounge/dining area. All linen and a continental breakfast provided. Outdoor furniture available for guest use.
    Explore fantastic local dining options and boutique shops in nearby Tirau (3 minutes away), or visit the thermal pools and historic pub (5 minutes away). If golf is your sport, we have several local clubs only a short drive away.
  • Julie's space is wonderful, first class

    Philip2020-03-15T00:00:00Z
  • This is a beautiful, modern place in a lovely rural setting very close to shops and restaurants (5 km). When I absentmindedly left my laptop there Julie quickly contacted me and went out of her way to drive to the Auckland airport to return it to me! That is literally going the extra mile! And she made a delicious loaf of bread for us to enjoy. Awesome hospitality!

    Robert2020-03-04T00:00:00Z
  • Julie’s apartment is beautifully decorated. It was spotlessly clean and full of lots of special treats.

    Selina2020-02-28T00:00:00Z
  • Julie’s place was very nice, had everything we needed for a weekend stay. Would definitely recommend for a stay.

    Sue2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • Julie is welcoming, very responsive and very caring. The accommodation is like new, very clean and well equipped. The garden is magnificent. Well placed to visit Hobbiton. Ideal for 2 people. I recommend.

    Florent2020-02-17T00:00:00Z
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    Okoroire, Waikato, New Zealand

    Welcome to The Sanctuary 1127. We are central to great New Zealand tourist spots. You can settle here for a few days and use this place as a base. We are in a great rural location with unique surroundings. Our place is set on two acres with gardens and walkways. Your room is a spacious and comfortable studio with an en-suite and kitchenette. You will have views of New Zealand's Native Bush. Enjoy the beauty, or just come to stay on your way. This listing offers a GIANT King sized single bed!!
    We are central to great New Zealand tourist spots like Rotorua, Taupo, Hobbiton, Waitomo and surrounding cycle trails. About your room: As your host, Elijah likes to present to you an immaculate space to arrive to and relax into. He will make sure you are comfortable and taken care of. The studio has a kitchenette with a microwave, toaster, kettle and a fridge for you to self-cater. We provide milk, tea, coffee and sugar too. There is plenty of cupboard space and a wardrobe. All recently installed. There is a courtyard off your room which is handy - it faces the sun and is a lovely spot to sit. Free use of the BBQ. Laundry Facilities are available for use, at cost for over-night guests, costs are: $10 per wash, $5 per hour for the dryer. Laundry facilities are free for multi-night guests. Wifi is available at cost due to our rural location. Clothes line is free and shared. There is plenty of parking. We are pet friendly, but please advise ahead of time (and please clean up after them). About our place: We are located rurally, with beautiful 360 degree views. That means we are 90% self-contained, except for power. Here we have our own septic tank, rain fed water tanks and filters with gas hot water plumbing. The main house has gas cooking and a log fire with great views from the decks and lounge. You are welcome to join us in our comfortable home away from home. Elijah is a Maori wood carving artist, working from his workshop at home. He is applying his art into designing the gardens into unique Maori patterns and shapes with featured wood art in the gardens he creates. Take a walk around our property by yourselves or guided by Elijah, to see our completed gardens and the gardens still in construction. Enjoy the views of the hills and mountains, pick the wild berries if they are in season, or view the art in the garden. The gardens are being created to provide food and places to wander and relax. Here, you can enjoy a truly unique New Zealand stay.
    We are rural, with a great cafe only a minute’s drive away, we live next to a Marae, but most of all; We are surrounded by native bush and birds, with views of a beautiful Glade of native trees, distant plains and a horizon of mountains and trees. To top it off, we get the best sunsets here. It's a great location!
  • This is a great place to stay with two even better hosts! They are both really nice, helpful and friendly. You have to enjoy the sunset.

    Dominik2020-03-13T00:00:00Z
  • Elijah and Tracey were more than welcoming and friendly, I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at their beautiful and clean home!

    Eunice2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • It was a pleasant experience staying at Elijah and Tracey's place. Elijah was very hospitable and even he waited for me long night as I was a bit late that made me happier than ever. The name of their stay is actually very relating to what they tried to offer to guests. The glass wall in the sanctuary overlooks a horizon of open land and sky from the very bed of yours. The moon lit night was literally all over me at night and I fell asleep in serenity. The next morning when I woke up, golden sunny ray welcomed me with its full. Later, Elijah gave me little trip around his garden, farming and some od his art work which was an awesome experience. I can't wait to visit his place again at my next trip with my family. Overall, their sanctuary was one of the best experience in my journey at New Zealand.

    Ridwone2020-02-07T00:00:00Z
  • Thank you for an enjoyable stay and warm hospitality. The unit is very comfortable with all the amenities you need. Lovely setting. I will be back!

    Ashleigh2020-01-27T00:00:00Z
  • Elijah and Tracey were amazing hosts and the room was just as good. I was very pleased with how tidy and clean the room was. I would highly recommend this place to anybody.

    Joe2020-01-26T00:00:00Z
  • Location well located and lovely hosts. Large garden and all the information you need is provided with the greatest kindness.

    Marianne2020-01-20T00:00:00Z
  • Wonderful hosts. Incredible space, close to a number of activities but far enough away for it to be a nice hideaway. I can’t speak highly enough of Tracey and Elijah’s hospitality. Thanks.

    Dan2020-01-05T00:00:00Z
  • Elijah is friendly and kind host. He ensures I have a full freedom roaming in his farm and infact let me to pick few berries, first time in nz, I experienced to eat fresh fruit right from plant. The room is sparkling clean and 100% private. Very quiet. Have all the facilities. So will come again if i come to Matamata...

    Senthil2019-12-24T00:00:00Z
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    Ngatira, Waikato, New Zealand

    A gorgeous private and quiet Chalet at The House of Hazel, fully equipped with everything you could possibly need for your visit and a couple of extras! Boasting a location that is minutes to Hobbiton, only 1km to Matamata town centre or a short drive to a plethora of tourist destinations in the Central North Island. MODERN DECOR, SUPERIOR QUALITY BED & BEDDING, LARGE FLUFFY TOWELS all with a LATE CHECKOUT you won’t need anything else for your base while you’re here :-)
    You will have access to your own private chalet and outdoor patio, filled with everything you will need during your stay. Including off street parking right next door to your chalet, all provided free of charge. Consider it your boutique inspired home away from home with all essentials and a few extra goodies at your fingertips. Your chalet comfortably sleeps 2 people with the added option of a sofa bed for your children or guest. The space has been optimally designed for 2 people, with 3 still a comfortable stay. Relax and watch a movie from the full guide of cable TV channels while playing a game of our limited edition Hobbit Monopoly or Shire Strategy set. Enjoy the warm sun drenched days or the beautiful New Zealand evenings on your own private patio while listening to the birds nest for the night. Whatever you choose to do The House of Hazel wants you to feel welcome, relaxed and comfortable providing you with everything you could possibly need while enjoying Hobbiton, LOTR, Matamata and all of the nearby attractions. Book your chalet and enjoy Matamata while staying at The House of Hazel xo
    The House of Hazel is located 1km South of the town centre, the Hobbiton bus departure point – known as the i-site / information centre and central business district. Heading further south we are a stones throw from Hobbiton Movie Set & Tours. Our accommodation is situated on the rear of a generously sized residential section and once you have turned off the road and down the driveway the rear of the section is private, quiet and nothing short of perfectly peaceful. Resident birdlife also reside in the same area on property and have been have cultivated through generations in our family. To the best of my knowledge they are running their own successful avian airbnb enterprise from their birdhouses, and run a strict no party policy, although are fairly vocal with their birdsong at dusk and dawn.
  • My boyfriend and I were looking for a nice, stylish place to stay in Matamata while we went to Hobbiton. I was surprised at how modern and stylish they made this space look from the outside as well as the inside! It’s really clean and they’ve utilized the box chalet space really well. Yes it’s a bit on the smaller side of space but it’s perfect for two people and they’ve arranged it to make the kitchen, the bedroom, and bathroom still feel roomy enough in its own way. We had a decent amount of luggage and we were able to manage just fine with the space we had! Melissa really thinks of everything you’ll need within the space and it was so nice to be able to do a load of laundry too! The space was only 9 miles away from Shire’s Rest where you start the tour for Hobbiton so it was super convenient. If you’re looking for a place to stay in Matamata, stay here! You’ll feel hip and comfortable at the same time!

    Yuri2020-03-17T00:00:00Z
  • We had an amazing stay at Melissa’s chalet. It’s very clean and very close to the main attraction around : Hobbiton. She gave us the address of a very nice restaurant in town also. Inside you will find some informations about the city and a Lord of the Rings Monopoly. She answered very quickly to all of our questions ! We highly recommend it !

    Sarah2020-03-16T00:00:00Z
  • The communication was excellent, the facilities were great, had everything I needed including a washing machine and was walking distance to town. Will probably be back one day.

    Mick2020-03-15T00:00:00Z
  • Really enjoyed my stay. Excellent communication by Melissa.

    Bill2020-03-10T00:00:00Z
  • The location is good, and the hobbit tour was close! It was unfortunate that it was a bit narrow to unfold two large carriers, but the space was very clean and the interior was pretty, so the two were comfortable. Melissa, the host, was also kind and I felt like she was still caring!

    Soyoung2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • Melissa's place was great! It's a private little "house" with everything you need. Outstanding hospitality our whole stay. She picked us up from the bus station, gave us a lift to and from Hobbiton and offered a ride into town/bus stop when leaving. Highly recommend this place for anyone!

    Emil2020-03-03T00:00:00Z
  • Very clean , stylish and cosy space with everything you need :) thanks Melissa for being an excellent host and communication was great!

    Dillon2020-02-29T00:00:00Z
  • Stayed one night at House of Hazel and it was wonderful. Location was right around the corner of town and Melissa was such a wonderful host. There were lots of thoughtful touches for her guest and you will feel thoroughly welcomed throughout your stay!

    Eugene2020-02-28T00:00:00Z
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    Matamata, Waikato, New Zealand

    We would like to welcome you into our single-level, wheelchair-friendly home. We offer you off-street parking, your own bedroom with queen bed and ceiling fan, a bathroom with bath, vanity and powder area, a shower room, a separate toilet and a shared lounge with TV. We provide a continental breakfast, tea and coffee. We are a 5-minute, flat walk to Matamata's CBD & I-Site Visitor Centre where you can catch the bus to the Hobbiton Movie Set.
    You will love staying here with us. We will provide you with your own bedroom, bathroom, toilet and shower room. You are able to share our kitchen, dining, lounge, and outdoor patio area. We are only 5 minute from the township and over fifty eating establishments.
    Our home is only a five minute walk away from the village and ISite facility. There are over fifty eating places from restaurants to take aways, covering a broad range of specialty foods including Chinese, Indian, Thai, Turkish, Italian, Japanese and more. There are many tourist spots in and around the Matamata district including the firth Tower museum, the Wairere Falls, Hobbiton, Te Aroha Thermal Pools, mcLaren Falls Lake and we are not far from Karapiro Dam and lake famous for our rowing school and the velodrome facility for cycle racing at Cambridge. Matamata is an ideal hub to also explore the wide range of activities and attractions within the central North Island.
  • Glenn’s place is excellent and the hospitality was amazing. I had all my own bathroom room amenities which of course is always a big plus. The stay although short was very comfortable and clean and a tasty breakfast was provided. Another reason to stay at Glen’s place is the location, only a stones throw from the town centre where the isite, cafes, restaurants and bars are. No need for transport as only a short walk to everything. Please enjoy your stay as I most definitely did. Thank you.

    Darryn2020-03-15T00:00:00Z
  • Glenn and Janet are wonderful hosts and really made us feel at home for our short but sweet 1 night at their place. Location wise it was perfect for our trip to Hobbiton, a very short walk away from the I-site. Our check in was easy as they greeted us on arrival. We were made to feel very welcome and given space to settle, however had some lovely chats with them over breakfast and in passing around the house. The room was clean, spacious and comfortable and the kettle in the room was a little bonus. A private toilet and shower was a great perk too. Glenn and Janet provided a beautiful breakfast spread which we greatly enjoyed and they were very accommodating with our check out arrangements. We loved our stay here and would definitely recommend to other guests :)

    Jess2020-03-14T00:00:00Z
  • Recommended for everyone

    Leandro2020-03-11T00:00:00Z
  • Great experience. The host is very friendly, the room is clean.

    Yun Syuan2020-03-10T00:00:00Z
  • The house very comfortable and the owners are excellent people. I love you like my grandparents.

    Rodrigo2020-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • Glenn and Janet are the loveliest people you will ever meet. The hospitality was outstanding, the bed was very cozy, and do not miss the opportunity to have a chat with them over a continental breakfast!

    Emily2020-03-07T00:00:00Z
  • Home away from home! Glenn and Janet were amazing hosts, very friendly, and the room is lovely. The house is a few minutes walk from the i site to catch the Hobbiton bus, so ideally situated. I was made to feel very welcome. Would recommend to anyone looking to stay in Matamata. The small touches like snacks and tea/coffee facilities in the room, and a continental breakfast the next morning were also much appreciated!

    Alexandra2020-03-06T00:00:00Z
  • Very good hosts with sparkling clean premises. Nothing is too much bother. Enjoyed the chats too.

    Beverley2020-03-04T00:00:00Z
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    Matamata, Waikato, New Zealand

    Just 15 minutes from the Hobbiton Movie Set, your own private hobbit hole is sited on a ledge with extensive views over a rolling green valley of working farms and forests. A queen-bed is snug in the underground hobbit hole with an outdoor massage shower and an open campfire - all constructed from recycled materials. Farm animals wander past and the sustainable property is full of fruit and nut trees. .
    You are on a private ledge overlooking the Puketirau valley, which contains the lush, productive Waikato farmland preferred by the hobbits. It is a peaceful and private setting amongst working farmland. Maungatautari Mountain bird sanctuary is over your shoulder, silhouetted against spectacular sunsets that will deepen into the starry milky way. You have you own open campfire (in a recycled bath!) with cooking plates and billy hooks, a massage shower with a view and a flush composting toilet. At night, you are warm and comfortable inside an underground hobbit hole with a comfortable queen bed and genuine NZ wool blankets. Surrounding your campsite is our productive farmlet. Pigs, ducks, sheep and cows may well wander past. We have a wide range of animals and over 300 food-producing plants - we grow all our own food sustainably and organically and love sharing the food (ask for our menu options) and lifestyle through farm tours and workshops.
    You are in the middle of rural NZ but nearby Tirau village is a shopping destination with a variety of good cafes. Rotorua, Waitomo, Taupo, Hamilton and Tauranga are all less than an hours drive away. Hobbiton (Lord of the Rings movie set) is around the corner and you can see Mt Maungatautari bird sanctuary from your campsite. The stunning Te Waihou walkway is just south of us and we also have some great golf courses close by, hot springs to swim in, and quirky NZ museums. Or just relax in our lounge chairs with some of our books and magazines and enjoy being here.
  • Glamping at it's finest! You will truly get the Hobbit experience at this BnB. My wife and I had visited Hobbiton prior to checking in, and we couldn't have picked a better spot to lay our heads for the night! 'Bug End' is a special place and definitely worth the stay! Be sure to ask about their meal options prior to your arrival.

    Ben2019-05-24T00:00:00Z
  • This is not just a place to sleep, it is an experience and will no doubt be a highlight of your trip. If you’re visiting Hobbiton you MUST stay here!

    Steven2019-05-07T00:00:00Z
  • We had an amazing two nights stay. We loved star gazing by the fireplace. Loved the concept of the open shower. The hot water felt so good on a cold night. The hobbit hole itself is warm and inviting. It's our best experience in NZ.

    Lalitha2019-05-02T00:00:00Z
  • Very UNIQUE experience! The hobbit hole is on a section of the farm (about 100m from the main house) where you overlook a valley. Everything little detail is so unique and our experience was very memorable in a good way. There is NO wifi and NO electricity which can be a good thing if you want to have some time to unwind. At night we cooked our food on the outdoor fireplace which was epic and later enjoyed the stunning night sky.

    Lourens2019-04-29T00:00:00Z
  • Awesome spot, so relaxing!

    Ashleigh2019-04-28T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing i loved it thankyou so much! I will highly reccommend to others and definitely be back myself.

    Elle2019-04-27T00:00:00Z
  • This is such a unique and special place. Recommend this to anyone who wants to get away and relax.

    Dani2019-04-25T00:00:00Z
  • An amazing place! We loved our time here and would love to come back.

    Emilie2019-04-23T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Earth house


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Tirau, Waikato, New Zealand

    Eco friendly cabin is a great destination for those seeking relaxation. We are 15mins from Hobbiton movie set Buckland road Matamata. 10 mins from the beautiful TeWaihou blue springs. Wake up to stunning river views from your swinging king size bed, enjoy a “cold one” on the floating pontoon or laze around in one of the hammocks, in the evenings enjoy the ambience of the fire pit or enjoy the Danish hot tub. We are pet friendly but would like you bring the dogs bed if sleeping inside.
    This “off the grid” cabin has solar lighting, Gas water heating, fridge, USB charge points, 1 king bed, 1 double bed and 1 single bed, basic cooking facilities, BBQ, indoor fire, and outdoor fire and a hot tub. A Review from a satisfied customer: Planning a trip to Hobbiton and looking for Matamata hotels? Finding accommodations in Matamata is a little trickier than expected, simply because the town is very small and rural. You won’t find a Hilton or any other large chain hotel in Matamata. That’s where the fun starts! There are plenty of creative Matamata accommodations to choose from, you just have to know where to look. If you are looking for a hotel in Matamata, I would advise you to reconsider booking a hotel, and instead consider an Airbnb. Matamata (or Hobbiton, as Lord of the Rings aficionados refer to it) is a tiny town located on North Island, New Zealand, and due to the rural setting there aren’t a lot of great hotel options. However, there are plenty of amazing and creative Airbnb’s. One such amazing Airbnb was Kath and Dave’s river cabin. Matamata accommodations We had the privilege of staying at their amazing cabin when we visited in March, and I can’t wait until we can go back. I don’t say that lightly either – I’m normally one to never stay in the same place twice, but I really loved their unique cabin. If you’re looking for accommodations in Matamata, you really can’t go wrong with their place. It’s only 20 minutes to Hobbiton, so it makes an ideal place to stay if you’re looking for places to stay near the Hobbiton movie set. To start with, the entire place is solar powered and eco-friendly. Despite being solar powered, there are still USB charging ports, so no worries about charging your phone. The cabin is part of a fully functional farm, so it was neat to talk to Dave about the farm. He offered to show us their process for milking cows, but sadly we didn’t have enough time. The inside of the cabin is beautiful, with rough hewn wood decorating the space. The suspended king size bed was one of my favorite features. The entire place is rustic, unique, and full of personal touches. The cabin has basic cooking supplies as well as a BBQ, so if you prefer to cook your own food (like I do) there are all the basic necessities you will need. The bathroom is distinctive and beautiful, too. The wood really makes it too. But, my favorite part was the outdoor shower. Showering while looking out at the river was just idyllic. Kath and Dave also provide kayaks and fishing poles, so you can make good use of the river, or simply sit on the covered porch and enjoy the view. The river is literally right outside the cabin, so the view is incredible. 10 out of 10, this place couldn’t be better. If you’re looking for Matamata hotels, this cabin is better than any hotel you could hope to find. Travelhardest.com
    This destination, although hidden away, is only a 5 minute drive from the popular Okoroire Hot Springs Hotel complex and golf course, or the same distance to the well known “Corrugated Creation” town of Tirau. A 10 minute drive to the Te Waihou Blue Springs Walkway, 15 minute drive to Hobitton, and less than an hour from 4 cities; Hamilton, Tauranga, Rotorua and Lake Taupo. There is a great review to read on the "Travel Hardest" blog.
  • Off the beaten grid, this place really is a treasure so you must give it a go!! I spent a couple of days here with my parents who were over from Aussie and my dogs and we have never felt so relaxed. Very friendly hosts and great communication. We have already recommended to friends. Thank you so much!

    Danielle2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • A great place, and so happy we could take our dogs with us! We had the best time.

    Shalena2020-03-05T00:00:00Z
  • Great location to switch off and relax

    Johanna2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • Quiet & peaceful escape We love places that let you bring your furbabies And we will definitely be back to this spot It was an absolutely perfect getaway

    Rebecca2020-02-15T00:00:00Z
  • To say this place was everything we hoped for is an understatement. By far the best Airbnb we’ve ever stayed in. We spent three nights in this beautiful cabin and loved every minute of it. Caught rainbow trout in the Te Waihou River, star gazed, enjoyed the hot-tub, and soaked in the scenery and wildlife. Also, 20 minutes from the Hobbiton movie set tours which was a huge stop on our trip. 100% recommend to anyone traveling to this area.

    Garrett2020-02-13T00:00:00Z
  • BEST PLACE EVER. You know when you walk in to an Airbnb and you’re usually disappointed? I don’t think I’ve ever been more impressed. These guys have thought of LITERALLY everything. So awesome that the place is dog friendly too... our dog refused to get in the car and didn’t even try to follow us when we started to drive off- we had to go and get him haha. Will def be back. So beautiful. Very lucky to get a spot at this place!

    Afrika2020-02-09T00:00:00Z
  • Dave and Kath are AMAZING. So friendly, accommodating, they gave us milk and other goods just out of the goodness of their heart. Showed us around the farm. We could never have asked for better hosts. The place itself is absolutely breathtaking, it’s very private and secluded right in the river. We fished and kayaked and even saw a seal. The interior was clean and had everything we could have needed and then some. The hot tub was clean and so much fun to heat it naturally with a fire. Definitely worth every penny.

    Lauren2020-02-07T00:00:00Z
  • Awesome spot! Off the grid so really made us think about reserving electricity, water etc. secluded and spacious. The outdoor spa and shower were hits for us. We’ll be returning for sure!

    Laura2020-02-02T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cabin


    Accommodates

    5


    Bedrooms

    1

    Okoroire, Waikato, New Zealand

    Get away from the hustle and bustle of busy everyday life. Everything here is slow (except the internet!!). You must be animal-friendly as my three cats enjoy the indoor/outdoor flow, and I sometimes have my son's dog here. You are welcome to participate in daily animal-feeding routine (chickens, donkeys, horse), you just have to let me know! Please note that I do work full time, which means I may not be home when you get here. However, I will leave accurate instructions for your arrival.
    You can expect a peaceful, relaxed atmosphere at Kip n Kai. Guests I've had stay have only good comments to make about the location and environment. I am renovating an old house as and when I have time/money. The sleepout is now complete and ready for you to stay in. This is a basic, private room separate from the main house where you'll need to go for the bathroom, toilet, kitchen etc. Everything is clean and tidy for you, but please be mindful that I do have tools and materials stored neatly inside the house, so I can continue with renovations when I am able to. I am very easy going and welcome you to enjoy your stay as if you were in your own home.
    The property sits off the road and we're surrounded by farmland/animals. There are plenty of walking and cycling tracks and we're not too far from main tourist spots:- Hobbiton, Te Waihou Walkway, Waitomo Caves, Lake Karapiro etc.
  • Loved our stay at Paula's! She is a welcoming host, very uncomplicated, kind and friendly. We immediately felt at home. We enjoyed being on the countryside with all the animals, too. Paula's house offers everything needed. The sleepout has a comfy bed and offers privacy if wanted. For shower, washing, cooking and toilet you have to go to the main house, which is just a few meters away. Paula gave us great tipps for the surroundings and was always helpful. We would come again! P.S.: Enjoy her chili sauce!

    Carina2020-03-10T00:00:00Z
  • This is really an incredible experience. The location is out of the way but this is what we were looking for and was perfect. Paula is wonderfully kind and a lovely person. I would recommend staying here and her cooking is amazing. I have never seen so many stars in the sky in my life. Thank you so much!

    Ravin2020-02-25T00:00:00Z
  • Thank you to Paula for her warm welcome;) we feel like at home: simplicity, nature, animals, sharing ... a place where we will enjoy coming back;) thank you

    Sandy2020-02-15T00:00:00Z
  • Paula was extremely friendly and has a great place to spend the night. The location is a great location for Roturua, Hobbiton, and the Glowworm Caves.

    Brian2020-02-09T00:00:00Z
  • Perfect farm stay! Very calm, really out in nature. Got to join Paula picking fresh eggs from the chickens!

    Erik2020-01-27T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing hospitality.

    Marama2020-01-16T00:00:00Z
  • Paula was extremely welcoming and I throughly enjoyed my brief stay. The neighbouring pig and chickens made the trip especially memorable!! I highly recommend 😁

    Charlie2020-01-05T00:00:00Z
  • We had a great stay! very nice area and wonderful host.

    Christopher2020-01-03T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Farm stay


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    2

    Pukeatua, Waikato, New Zealand

    Private room2 beds
    Kip 'n Kai
    Price:$51 NZD/night
    52 reviews
    Superhost
    Modest accommodation in a pleasant neighborhood close to a supermarket, buses, petrol stations, restaurants and close to the famous purewater blue Te Waihou springs which has a lovely 2 hr walkway to enjoy the peace and tranquility of Putaruru. We are situated close to the Arapuni Dam which also has beautiful walkways to enjoy. We are 45 minutes from New Zealand's thermal paradise at Rotorua, and also an hour away from Tauranga and its beautiful beaches, and lake Taupo.
    A tiny small but comfortable room ideal for 2 people or single persons requiring their own bed. In this small tiny room there are 2 single beds it is small, but if you don't mind sleeping like this and understand that the room is small, then you shouldn't be disappointed on your arrival. Most people have been very happy with the information on this room, if you want to save money on accommodation then you'll be happy enough. Otherwise our other offer is another bedroom with a Queen bed and set of bunks which are listed separately. This bedroom will sleep 4 only. Please refer to our other listing under Empty Nesters 1.
    We belong to a lovely neighourhood, with nice neighbours eitherside, we live on a quite street otherwise generally its minimal 9 to 5 traffic.
  • This is an amazing stay!! Vyon and Marcel are very welcoming and ha e great tips and stories to share! Would definitely recommend and stay again :)

    Taylor2020-01-26T00:00:00Z
  • The place is lovely and the host is very friendly. Had a good time

    Soujanya2020-01-10T00:00:00Z
  • Vyon is a great host. She gave us a warm welcome at the front door when we arrived. Her house is delicate and cozy. Especially, I like the design of the restroom very much. We stayed for two nights. She chatted with my wife and took care of her feeling which touched her a lot. I Highly recommend Vyon and Marcel to other guests.

    Hank2020-01-05T00:00:00Z
  • Great stay with very nice hosts!

    Caren2019-12-29T00:00:00Z
  • My second stay... ideal overnight stopping place travelling from Far North south, just off SH1.

    Nina2019-08-29T00:00:00Z
  • Vyon and Marcel are very nice and friendly couple ,they keep the house very tidy and clean . they share lots of useful information with us. we really have a great time here. and room is much better than i expect. cute dogs and cats , if you like animals and looking for a good stay experience, choose here.

    Hou2019-08-21T00:00:00Z
  • Good location, kind host, cute dogs and cats and comfy beds! We loved our stay with Vyon and Marcel :)

    Hyejin2019-08-18T00:00:00Z
  • Vyon and Marcel are truly great hosts. We enjoyed our stay here and will definitely book this homey place again when we drop by Putaruru.

    Choon Lee2019-07-16T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Putaruru, South Waikato, New Zealand

    This self contained cabin is nestled underneath a beautiful chestnut tree and overlooks beautiful countryside and a large garden, close to many tourist attractions, Hobbiton 15min, 2 mins to Waikato River Trails, 10 mins to the Te Waihou Blue Springs Guest access: Boars Den is self contained , milk, tea and coffee are provided and included in your stay is a continental breakfast. Occasionally we have time off the farm and so at these times Boars Den is an independent let yourself in basis .
    We are a fully working Dairy Farm that we are more than happy to show you around during your stay. We are very close to the Arapuni swing bridge and Waikato River Trail walks . A very quick 15 minute drive to Hobbiton and the Te Waihou walkway. Rotorua is 45 minutes and the Waitomo Caves are 1 hours drive which makes us a great location when visiting these tourist spots . There is a very comfortable king size bed in the room , and also a microwave and a gas BBQ which is out on your deck area for you to cook with.
  • Private, sunny, clean, quiet, modern. Loved it!

    Persephone2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • Boar’s Den is absolutely magical. The setting is peaceful and beautiful (we laid out to watch the stars one night and it was breathtaking). The home is SO comfortable and cozy- we got such amazing sleep after days of adventure. Julie is quick to respond to any needs and showed us amazing hospitality! The location was perfect for traveling to Hobbiton, Auckland and the Tongariro Crossing National Park area. They also have really cute dogs, which we were excited about as well. Only downside? We did NOT want to leave!!!

    Megan2020-03-07T00:00:00Z
  • An excellent quiet country location for visiting many places of interest.

    Gary2020-02-17T00:00:00Z
  • We had a wonderful stay of three nights at ‘Boars Den’ in the beautiful. Lots to do in the area. Comfy bed, lovely decorated and nice deck to be outside in the morning or evening. We would definitely come again.

    Yvonne2020-02-07T00:00:00Z
  • Very amazing place ! Good communication. We are very satisfated with our stay ! Thank you Julie. Léa and Clément

    Léa2020-02-03T00:00:00Z
  • Fantastic Bnb, stylish, comfortable and relaxing with views to die for! We would definitely stay again and recommend highly!

    Bronwen And Bart2020-01-19T00:00:00Z
  • We really enjoyed our stay at the boar's den. Great place and beautiful surroundings.

    Caroline2020-01-08T00:00:00Z
  • An excellent place to stay! Location is a true slice of NZ paradise and the cottage has everything you need and is very clean. Perfect spot.

    Sarah2019-12-30T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Arapuni, Waikato, New Zealand

    Situated on a working farm in a rural location, with far reaching views of the Kaimai range. This modern cabin offers comfortable accommodation for 2 people. Ideally situated between Rotorua, Tauranga and Hamilton and within 15minutes of the Hobbiton movie set, Matamata. There are bush and river walks nearby, including the Te Waihou Blue Springs and the Wairere Falls walking tracks. The Okoroire Hotel is 5 minutes down the road. There are also numerous eateries in nearby Tirau and Matamata.
    The cozy accommodation includes a bedroom with queen size bed with sliding doors onto the deck, seperate wc, shower and basin, kitchen with fridge and small stove, a breakfast bar, and a small lounge area, with sliding doors onto the deck. The cabin is reached via its own private driveway with parking for one car. The cabin offers a continental breakfast on the first morning of your stay. Tea, coffee, milo and milk are also provided   The Okoroire Hotel is 5 minutes away, and offers a good range of well priced meals all day. It also has hot pools in a lovely setting by the Waihou River. There are also numerous restaurants and cafes in Tirau or Matamata ideal for morning coffee, lunch and dinner.   Okoroire 9 hole golf course and thermal hot pools are 5 minutes away. Tirau 18 hole golf club 10 Minutes.. Hobbiton 15 Minutes drive. Lake Karapiro 20 minutes drive. Mount Maungatautari wildlife sanctuary 35 mins, Mount Maunganui beach 45 minutes. Cambridge town 30 minutes. Hamilton, Rotorua and Tauranga all within 50 minutes drive. There are a further 9 golf courses within a 30 minute drive, and its close to the Waikato River Trails which can be cycled or walked.    
    We are situated on the main route between Rotorua and the Hobbiton movie set.
  • I absolutely loved staying at Lizzy's place. It was a welcoming place. I felt safe and everything was very clean. Thanks so much for your hospitality and thoughtfulness!

    Steven2019-11-18T00:00:00Z
  • The small cottage is very spacious and has everything you need including kitchen and bathroom. The bed is super comfortable and overall it was very nicely decorated. It is close to Hobbiton and even had a small breakfast on the first morning. The communication with Lizzy was super easy, just like the check in.

    Carolin2019-10-07T00:00:00Z
  • Perfect spot close to Matamata for our Hobbiton tour and to escape the rain for a few days. Breakfast is great. Bed is very soft and comfy (be prepared that 2 people sleeping in it sink towards the centre) Wifi is patchy as it is a rural area. Thanks Lizzy for being so accommodating, would definitely come back.

    Kate2019-09-24T00:00:00Z
  • A real home from home with fabulous farm views in a great location

    Debbie2019-07-29T00:00:00Z
  • We loved our stay at Lizzie's place and wish we could have stayed longer. It is a lovely little space in beautiful surroundings. Checking in was easy and communication with Lizzie was great. We hope return to this cosy spot.

    Phil2019-04-22T00:00:00Z
  • I loved the peace of being in the countryside surrounded by fields and animals in my own separate cottage. The cottage is well equipped. It has lots of hot water, an excellent shower and bed and is very comfortable for a short or longer stay. I will be back.

    Cynthia2019-04-21T00:00:00Z
  • We had such a nice night at Lizzy's place. I would have loved to stay a few nights and just relax on the farm. It was nice and spacious and all the amenities were great. Breakfast was delicious. Thanks for having us Lizzy!

    Charlotte2019-04-19T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful location and really handy for Hobbiton

    Yve2019-04-14T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Tiny house


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Okoroire, Waikato, New Zealand

    Tiny house1 bed
    Whare Iti
    Price:$94 NZD/night
    35 reviews
    Superhost
    My place is close to Hobbiton Movie set. You’ll love my place because of quiet country setting with views of lush countryside. My place is good for couples. We do have a pull out couch/double bed to accommodate extra guests at extra cost if required.
    We want you to feel relaxed and enjoy the privacy.
    Close to town about 10 mins drive and great bush and waterfall walks nearby.
  • Excellent place with lots of privacy and great little touches inside and outside. The spa was a great bonus! Would highly recommend the place.

    Johann2020-02-24T00:00:00Z
  • A wonderful private hideaway and definitely felt like a home away from home. Really comfortable and the gardens were beautiful. Breakfast had a great selection of cereals/toast/fruit. My husband also enjoyed cuddles from the cat! Close to Matamata and Hobbiton and very easy to find & check-in.

    Gemma2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • Great accommodation, beautiful garden, thoughtful breakfast, lovely cat, would definitely recommend here

    Xiaoping2020-02-14T00:00:00Z
  • Brenda's house is like Eden, with beautiful flowers and pear and apple trees we haven't seen. There is a Hobbit hut where children can play. Brenda's breakfast was delicious and hearty: with milk, orange juice, and cereals, I even thought she made the cream, blue mold jam, honey, and yogurt herself. Brenda was very attentive, knowing that we had babies, and actively asked if a cot was needed. This is a quiet and chic cottage, highly recommended!

    Candy2020-02-12T00:00:00Z
  • A beautiful place to stay. Very comfortable and welcoming. Highly recommended.

    Carmen2020-01-31T00:00:00Z
  • We loved staying here! The hot tub is great, Brenda is so friendly, it is conveniently located only about 15min from Hobbiton, and the studio is big with everything you may ask for. We wish we could have stayed longer.

    Linn2020-01-05T00:00:00Z
  • Brenda and husband are a lovely couple and great hosts. Thank you for your hospitality! WiFi, breakfast, air con and TV were provided.

    Clemens2019-12-27T00:00:00Z
  • It is perfect !

    Marine2019-12-25T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Guesthouse


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    0

    Te Poi, Waikato, New Zealand

    Welcome to The Sanctuary 1127. Near Tirau and Rotorua, we are central to the most popular NZ tourist spots. You can settle here for a few days and use this place as a base. We are in a great rural location with unique surroundings, set on two acres with gardens and walkways. Your studio is spacious & comfortable with it's own ensuite and kitchenette. You have views of New Zealand's Native Bush. Enjoy the beauty or just come to stay on your way. This listing offers a GIANT SuperKing sized bed!
    We are central to top New Zealand tourist spots like Rotorua, Taupo, Hobbiton, Waitomo and surrounding cycle trails. About your room: As your host, Elijah likes to present to you an immaculate space to arrive to and relax into. He will make sure you are comfortable and taken care of. The studio has a kitchenette with a fridge, microwave, toaster, kettle, George Foreman Steamer, and a toasted sandwich maker for you to self-cater. We provide milk, tea, coffee and sugar too. There is plenty of cupboard space and a wardrobe. There is a courtyard off your room which is handy - it faces the sun and is a lovely spot to sit. Free use of the BBQ. Laundry Facilities are available for use, at cost for over-night guests, costs are: $5 per wash, $5 per hour for the dryer. Laundry facilities are free for multi-night guests. Wifi is available at cost due to our rural location. Clothes line is free and shared. There is plenty of parking. We are pet friendly, but please advise ahead of time (and please clean up after them). About our place: We have a rural location, with beautiful 360 degree views. That means we are 90% self-contained, except for power. Here we have our own septic tank, rain fed water tanks and filters with gas hot water plumbing. The main house has gas cooking and a log fire with great views from the decks and lounge. You are welcome to use the decks, and to join us in our comfortable home away from home. Elijah is a Maori wood carving artist, working from his workshop at home. He is applying his art into designing the gardens into unique Maori patterns and shapes with featured wood art in the gardens he creates. Take a walk around our property by yourselves or guided by Elijah, to see our completed gardens and the gardens still in construction. Enjoy the views of the hills and mountains, pick the wild berries if they are in season, or view the art in the garden. The gardens are being created to provide food and places to wander and relax. Here, you can enjoy a truly unique New Zealand stay.
    We are rural, with a great cafe only a minute’s drive away, we live next to a Maori Marae, but most of all; We are surrounded by native bush and birds, with views of a beautiful Glade of native trees, distant plains and a horizon of mountains and trees. To top it off, we get the best sunsets here. It's a great location!
  • Elijah and Tracey are the loveliest people we’ve met while visiting NZ. They have a beautiful home and they truly looked after us. Their suggestions for where to go was very helpful and we were able to enjoy the most stunning starry sky. We hope to see them again in the future.

    Raechel2020-03-03T00:00:00Z
  • Elijah and Tracy's place was beautifully made-up and spotless. They made us feel so welcome and at home through lots of thoughtful touches and made a real effort to get to know us and give us helpful tips. Thank you so much both for our wonderful stay, would highly recommend to anyone else looking to explore the highlights of this area!

    Ffiona2020-02-26T00:00:00Z
  • Elijah and Tracey are such an amazing couple! I felt so comfortable there. They are great to chat to and their cabin is wonderful- comfy and clean. Excellent stay. I would definitely stay and again and recommend to my friends

    Yazmin2020-02-24T00:00:00Z
  • Thai was such a great little space, only made better with the fantastic hosts who made us feel very welcome

    Chris2020-02-03T00:00:00Z
  • Great stay.

    Victory2020-02-02T00:00:00Z
  • Great location for visiting both Hobbiton and Rotorua. Elijah will make you feel right at home, and has great tips for sites to visit. Amazingly comfortable king-size bed, and we enjoyed the hot tub, too! Aptly named the Sanctuary!

    Beth2020-01-16T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing stay with them. Elijah and Tracey are super thoughtful and friendly. The property has amazing views. We felt the completed privacy and everything is sparking clean. The location is super handy to get around it you have a car. Gonna stay again for sure

    Tiffany2020-01-12T00:00:00Z
  • We spent 2 nights with Elijah and Tracy and were absolutely satisfied. In the small extension you are completely on your own and have a wonderful view from the bed into the green. Elijah and Tracy were very kind and helpful, we were even allowed to cook pasta in their kitchen and marvel at the sunset on their terrace. Thank you very much and best regards Simone and Andy

    Simone2020-01-04T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Guest suite


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    0

    Ngatira, Waikato, New Zealand

    The Hilly House is a hillside property surrounded with beautiful rural views. Great tourist attractions nearby, 20 minutes from Hobbiton and 15 minutes from Karapiro Lake. Gas BBQ available on request.
    We offer complete privacy, with a small special breakfast included. Self contained unit, home away from home, with all the bells and whistles. Great for a romantic get away, or a break from city life.
    The neighbourhood of Whitehall features untouched farmland, scenic rolling hills, and is central to many great locations. Hobbiton, Karapiro Lake, Cambridge's charming shops and restaurants. Enjoy lovely walks in Te Miro. 1 hour from Waitomo Caves.
  • Wow, what a spot, beautiful decorations and furniture, outdoor baths are amazing! Alpacas (they are not lamas everybody) are really friendly and funny to watch. Thanks again.

    James2020-03-17T00:00:00Z
  • If you want to experience the peace and tranquility that NZ has to offer, you need to stay in Mark’s home! It is beautifully decorated, and in a lovely farm setting. They provided everything we needed, including warm croissants, juice, and fruit for breakfast! Mark is delightful host, and was very helpful in recommending somewhere for dinner! We would have loved to stay longer. You won’t be disappointed!

    Sue2020-03-15T00:00:00Z
  • Best Airbnb we’ve stayed in, and we’ve stayed in many! The house is beautiful and the location excellent as a base for exploring the area. Thoughtful touches such as ciders and chocolate in the fridge, the baths set into the deck are amazing, and the views sublime. Mark is friendly and communication before and during our stay was excellent. Can’t recommend enough.

    Brad2020-03-14T00:00:00Z
  • The Hilly House was above and beyond any Airbnb experience I've ever had. Not only was the house spacious, modern, and wonderfully decorated, but the addition of the surrounding scenery, the cows mooing, breakfast brought by Mark in the morning, and the deck baths under a sky full of stars make it the most perfect place for some much needed self-care. Or in our case, a romantic honeymoon stay. I cannot recommend this Airbnb highly enough. Don't think twice, just book it. We'll definitely be back to enjoy it again.

    Amy2020-03-12T00:00:00Z
  • Mark was amazing! He went above and beyond to help us with everything we needed. 10/10 would reccomend The Hilly House and definitely hope to be back

    Maddison2020-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • This is the best place I have ever stayed in (Airbnb-wise), I would definitely come back again if I ever travel through NZ in the future (definite)! The location was amazing-stars at night, soaps and bathtub outside to chill drink wine and enjoy the hilly views. The building was super comfortable and stylish (absolutely loved it), the alpacas were super friendly and the dogs were super sweet! (the alpacas came right up to the car as we were unpacking, originally gave me a jump to see a head of black hair bob around the other side of the car 😂). Stay here, you will not regret it!

    Wendy2020-03-07T00:00:00Z
  • Have stayed many places before, can easily say this has been up there with the best! Incredibly clean and comfortable little paradise. The perfect getaway whilst not being far removed from Cambridge and even Hamilton if you like a bit of activity. Outdoor baths looking out at the beautiful country landscape are amazing! The generously provided and delivered breakfast is a great start to the day too. Would absolutely recommend this place to all. Don't second guess the price point, this place and host will not disappoint.

    Moh2020-03-06T00:00:00Z
  • Truly amazing stay from start to finish. The house sits up on a hill with a view exceeds the pictures. The house is spotless and well equipped. We were greeted by the friendliest dogs and got to say hello to the resident alpacas! The breakfast in the morning was perfect. I only wish we had more time!

    Danielle2020-03-04T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Farm stay


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Karapiro, Waikato, New Zealand

    This listing is for a comfortable private twin small sized bedroom (2 x single beds) within our home suitable for two people. The facilities of bathroom and toilet, kitchen, dining and main lounge could be shared with other guests as we have three bedrooms available in total. Look for a sculpture of a Moa bird (NZ bird similar to an ostrich) on the front lawn. (We have 3 separate listings of a Family room for 5 with adjoining rumpus room for 2, a Double room for 3 and a Twin room for 2)
    Our home is built on three levels. Ground level is the family space of 1 x bedroom and a rumpus room. Mid level has the kitchen, lounge, 2 x bedrooms and one bathroom inclusive of toilet, shower and bath. These two levels are used by guests through Airbnb. (Top level is owner occupied). Guest access includes stairs to front door and internal stairs from ground to mid level. Our section is tiered, it includes gardens for vegetables, fruit trees and flowers and great views roundabout can be accessed from the top level. You can watch the two cows grazing in the paddocks next door, listen to the local bird life, sit on the deck and watch the world travelling by or just view our Moa sculpture on the front lawn. Guests have access to the gardens and two levels within the home so there is a lot of space. If you like to cook your own meals, the kitchen is well equipped with most of what you need.
    We are located on the northern end of Tirau heading to Cambridge just past the Matamata intersection. It is a 5 minute walk to the township that is well known for its corrugated structures like the "dog"and the "sheep". Thousands of travellers pass through Tirau on a daily basis because of its central location between cities and popular tourist spots. It is a great place to stop and take a break to refuel both body and vehicle. Art, antiques and awesome cafes make it unique.
  • Wikitoria & Vince are nice host. Whole house is clean,provided everything you may need.

    2020-03-11T00:00:00Z
  • Comfortable and stress-free stay with Wiki and Vince and their friendly cat! This room is next to the bathroom but the noise did not disturb me. Not too much road noise at night either. Wiki was also kind enough to put a pedestal fan in the room before I arrived in case it was too warm. There is a nice selection of breakfast foods, tea and coffee etc to help yourself to and otherwise only a short walk into town for cafes. Overall location is great as a base for exploring the north island. Thanks again :)

    Lydia2020-03-10T00:00:00Z
  • Tidy, comfortable and friendly hosts. All the home comforts that you could need on your travels

    Malina2020-03-02T00:00:00Z
  • Wikitoria and Vince were kind hosts, we had lovely chats with them. We shared the kitchen and the living space with them and the other guests, so with about 10 people. It was not a problem to use the bathrooms. You should read the welcome booklet, as it had some nice trip suggestions in the surrounding area - we mainly went to Tirau for the Hobbiton Movie Set tour but we can recommend to visit the Swingbridge over the Waikato River in Arapuni. Worth a visit!

    Julian2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • Wikitoria and Vince r very nice person. They host us well. Beautiful house with cozy room. A little bit noisy because the main road besides. All good.

    小磊2020-01-12T00:00:00Z
  • Wikitoria was an amazing host. She was enjoyable to talk to and really thought about her guests first. She has an amazing garden also!

    Ally2020-01-07T00:00:00Z
  • Spend one night here and were very happy with everything. Great beds and a very nice kitchen to cook in. There were two shared Bathrooms so no Probleme if one was occupied. Most amazing is the complimentary breakfast that the guests can make themselves in the morning. Very good stay!

    Konstantin2020-01-06T00:00:00Z
  • A super cute little villa, the two hosts are very kind, the kitchenware is perfect, all kinds of condiments and sauces in a large cabinet can be used freely, really a large cabinet. The bed was very comfortable! Suitable for a night's rest when going to blue spring and hobbiton.

    Karri2019-12-30T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Tirau, Waikato, New Zealand

    This listing is for a double bedroom plus adjoining rumpus room on the ground level of our three level home suitable for a family or group of 7 and has shared guest facilities of bathroom, kitchen, dining and lounge rooms up one flight of internal stairs. The bedroom has 1xdouble, 1xsingle, 1xset of bunks. An extra two can be accommodated on a sofa bed in the adjoining rumpus room if required. The facilities could be shared with other guests as we have three bedrooms available in total.
    Look for the Moa sculpture(an extinct NZ bird similar to an ostrich) on the front lawn under the trees. Our home is built on three levels. Ground level is the family space of 1 x bedroom and a rumpus room. Mid level has the kitchen, dining, lounge, 2 x bedrooms and one bathroom inclusive of toilet, shower and bath. These two levels are used by guests through Airbnb. (Top level is owner occupied). Guest access includes stairs to front door and internal stairs from ground to mid level. Our section is tiered, it includes gardens for vegetables, fruit trees and flowers and great views roundabout can be accessed from the top level. You can watch the two cows grazing in the paddocks next door, listen to the local bird life, sit on the deck and watch the world travelling by or just view our Moa sculpture on the front lawn. Guests have access to the gardens and two levels within the home so there is a lot of space. If you like to cook your own meals, the kitchen is well equipped with most of what you need.
    We are located on the northern end of Tirau heading to Cambridge just past the Matamata intersection. It is a 5 minute walk to the township that is well known for its corrugated structures like the "dog"and the "sheep". Thousands of travellers pass through Tirau on a daily basis because of its central location between cities and popular tourist spots. It is a great place to stop and take a break to refuel both body and vehicle. Art, antiques and awesome cafes make it unique.
  • It was a really good place, comfortable and clean! Wikitoria and Vince were very kind with us! Thank for all

    María Alejandra2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • Very clean and well organised space. Very hospitable generous and helpful hosts.

    Wolfgang2020-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • Wiki and Vince were both super welcoming and helpful. The room was good, and the access to the middle level doubled the space. The kitchen was super well equipped, with everything we needed to cook ourselves a lovely meal.

    Victoria2020-03-06T00:00:00Z
  • Wonderful experience, I highly recommend this Airbnb

    Getrude2020-02-27T00:00:00Z
  • Easy to find and a great central location for places such as Hobbiton, Rotorua, & Taupo if travelling from Auckland. Clean & tidy and wonderful hosts.

    Richard2020-02-24T00:00:00Z
  • We had a good stay, great hosts and good location. Also a super cute cat!

    Sara2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • Very hospitable family home. Comfortable well located. Easy to do your laundry should you need to. Wiki and Vince are great hosts.

    Dorota (Dorothy)2020-02-22T00:00:00Z
  • Clean rooms and friendly staff. Great location The space to eat food was good. The communal toilet was inconvenient

    화정2020-02-21T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    5


    Bedrooms

    1

    Tirau, Waikato, New Zealand

    Your private chalet at The House of Hazel is central to everywhere you need to go. Mins to LOTR Movie Set, 1 km to Matamata itself and a stones throw to the most popular tourist attractions in the region!! We have been complimented on our SUPERIOR QUALITY BED & BEDDING, LARGE FLUFFY TOWELS and we proudly have a 100% 5 ★ GUEST CLEANLINESS rating!! Your designer chalet combines all your daily essentials, and a FLEXIBLE CHECKOUT, in a boutique package ensuring your stay doesn’t disappoint! ❤️
    You will have access to your own private chalet and outdoor patio, filled with everything you will need during your stay. Including off street parking right next door to your chalet, all provided free of charge. Consider it your boutique inspired home away from home with all essentials and a few extra goodies at your fingertips. Your chalet comfortably sleeps 2 people with the added option of a sofa bed for your children or guest. The space has been optimally designed for 2 people, with 3 still a comfortable stay. Relax and watch a movie from the full guide of cable TV channels while playing a game of our limited edition Hobbit Monopoly or Shire Strategy set. Enjoy the warm sun drenched days or the beautiful New Zealand evenings on your own private patio while listening to the birds nest for the night. Whatever you choose to do The House of Hazel wants you to feel welcome, relaxed and comfortable providing you with everything you could possibly need while enjoying Hobbiton, LOTR, Matamata and all of the nearby attractions. Book your chalet and enjoy Matamata while staying at The House of Hazel xo
    The House of Hazel is located 1km South of the town centre, the Hobbiton bus departure point – known as the i-site / information centre and central business district. Heading further south we are a stones throw from Hobbiton Movie Set & Tours. Our accommodation is situated on the rear of a generously sized residential section and once you have turned off the road and down the driveway the rear of the section is private, quiet and nothing short of perfectly peaceful. Resident birdlife also reside in the same area on property and have been have cultivated through generations in our family. To the best of my knowledge they are running their own successful avian airbnb enterprise from their birdhouses, and run a strict no party policy, although are fairly vocal with their birdsong at dusk and dawn.
  • Very good clear communication from hosts. Compact but well equipped freestanding unit a short drive from centre of Matamata. Very comfortable bed (I had a great sleep), good shower. Would happily use again.

    David2020-03-16T00:00:00Z
  • This little gem hosted me & my 4&6 year old daughters for 2 nights. The space is small yet super homely with all the finer details that make life that much easier (scissor for craft, fine grater for my fresh ginger tea, earplugs, maps and a range of Hobbiton friendly entertainment) The softest towels and linens. You can tell Melissa cares about her guests comfort ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

    Rada2020-03-15T00:00:00Z
  • Everything was just perfect, a very modern, comfy chalet with the kindest hosts you could wish for! Highly recommended!

    Melanie2020-03-13T00:00:00Z
  • Loved this place. Melissa was a great host. I saw her having a good chat to some other guests, but likewise she allowed us our space and privacy (our personal preference). There was excellent communication with all the information we could possibly require. Her tip of eating at Osteria was spot on, we loved it. The accommodation was cosy, stylish, very clean and well maintained. The ‘grounds’ are sweet too. My unit included an outside seating area which was appreciated. I would definitely stay again when in Matamata.

    Stephen2020-03-11T00:00:00Z
  • We had a great stay at Melissa's at very short notice. Incredible communication and a very well set up place. Thanks so much for your hospitality!

    Jeff And Kay2020-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • Nice small place but clean and cozy

    Roger2020-02-29T00:00:00Z
  • Tiny chalet but very comfortable, very well fiited, a very convenient place for us to visit Hobbiton and Waitomo! Melissa is a great host! She feels concerned with her guests. She sees that everything goes well when you're staying at her place and she has very good tips for dinners in town. We highly appreciated the time we spent at Hazel House and would definitely recommend it.

    Jean Marie2020-02-26T00:00:00Z
  • Melissa was fabulous. We made a last minute booking the night before our arrival since we had to change our itinerary. Her little place had plenty of room for two people and a couch for a third person. The kitchen and bathroom were great. There was a clothes washer but we didn’t use it. It was so cute and close to town. She recommended Osteria Italian restaurant and it was delicious. Everything was beautiful. She actually has another unit that are exactly the same and right on the property. Outstanding service and value. Great for a Hobbiton tour stop. It was hot but she had air conditioning and a fan. Everything was great. Melissa went above and beyond. Great stay!

    Gregg2020-02-25T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Chalet


    Accommodates

    3


    Bedrooms

    1

    Matamata, Waikato, New Zealand

    Modest accommodation just out of main centre in a pleasant country setting, 5 min walk to town, close to all amenities, short drive to the well known Te Waihou Blue Springs which has a stunning 2hr walk to enjoy, all Waikato river trails close by, Hobbiton movie set 25min, also major tourist towns like Taupo 1hr, Rotorua 40min, Hamilton 45min, Tauranga, Mount Maunganui 45min, even Waitomo caves 1hr 15min. On our property we train horses and rehabilitate some.
    Due to the corona virus we would just like to rest assure our guests that all surfaces, door knobs, light switches etc, bedding and furniture are all disinfectant between guests, We have full kitchen setup for your cooking needs and provide coffee, Tea, bathroom has a shower, Toilet and washing machine, A small well fenced yard to enjoy with a covered area at end of building suitable to put bikes out of weather and be safe. plenty of parking
    Putaruru has a really nice restaurant called the Wooden Farmer and has a great award winning cheese shop called Over the Moon that has cheese tasting and Tirau which is 8min away has many great cafes and shopping, also many great walkways and cycle trails near by.
  • A great house, very clean and a good layout with bedrooms well apart from each other. Hardly any road noise and we got used to the trains very quickly. Excellent checkin instructions. We would definitely book here again.

    Jackie2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • Great location with a rural aspect but close to town. The host is responsive great to deal with. A very comfortable enjoyable stay.

    Lisa2020-01-29T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely space, neat and tidy

    Tony2020-01-26T00:00:00Z
  • A great location - a very short drive off State Highway 1, extremely clean and tidy, all set up for children - a home away from home.

    Alice2020-01-17T00:00:00Z
  • Great house, the pics don’t do justice on how spacious this accommodation is. Lovely host, quick efficient responses, great space, close to township and kid friendly.

    Danelle2020-01-14T00:00:00Z
  • Great stay, highly recommend

    Katrina2020-01-10T00:00:00Z
  • Perfect stay over for our family of six. Great location, very clean and convenient.

    Patrick2020-01-06T00:00:00Z
  • The place was clean and super nice, the photos do not do it justice. Would highly recommend.

    Aaron2020-01-05T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    9


    Bedrooms

    4

    Putaruru, Waikato, New Zealand

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