This is the second time we have stayed here. The first time was by ourselves, and this time we also took our 2 teenagers.It is both a relaxing place to go and unwind as a couple, as well as fantastic for a family holiday.The baches are spacious, immaculately clean, and well appointed, with great kitchen facilities, and a BBQ for each bach.
We love the way you can open them up and have a large spacious area or shut off different rooms to create an extra bedroom or reading space.The views are beautiful, looking over vines,olive trees, the river, and surrounding hills- an extremely quiet and peaceful setting.
The kids took off by themselves and spent heaps of time fishing from the wharf, and playing tennis on the courts.
At night,if you don't want to cook, there are fabulous places to eat out in Matakana, only 3 minutes down the road.
Next time we would bring the boat and Kayaks to make the most of the on-site boat ramp and river, and it would be good to visit in summer to be able to use the pool.
Will definitely be returning!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Winner of 2015 Tripadvisor Excellence Award. Just one hour from Auckland and located 5 mins from Matakana Village. 17 luxury Kiwi baches set on 30 acres of vineyard, olive groves and landscaped grounds, this is a beautiful property in the heart of Matakana wine country on the doorstep to one of NZ's stunning coasts. Facilities are many and include, swimming pool, tennis and petanque courts, private boat ramp & jetty, with an abundance of park like grounds to enjoy. Or simply enjoy the expansive views from the North-West facing decks. Baches are based on the "iconic kiwi bach,"each with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, spacious living areas, BBQ and full kitchen with everything provided. Riverside Matakana is a place where you can truly get away from it all, whether for a a romantic escape, corporate retreat, family holiday, or to explore the many activities and attractions of the Matakana region. The newly renovated and expanded Conference Lodge is now a fully featured, brilliant space, suitable for executive teams, strategy meetings, sales conferences, or as a venue for any event or special occasion. The Lodge has all the latest technology installed, complete with sheltered courtyard, breakout spaces, onsite catering provided by our caterer, with massive decks with views across the property and Matakana Valley. Riverside Matakana is the perfect place to relax, restore and retreat. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Riverside Matakana Hotel Matakana