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Matakana Castle
Ranked #1 of 9 Matakana B&B and Inns
Reviewed 27 January 2013

Stayed for 1 night at Matakana Castle booking 2 rooms for us and family from overseas. From moment you drive down the driveway, we got that wow factor. Greeted by hosts Natalie and John, who were very helpful. The rooms were very well presented with a nice touch with the chocolate and biscuits, great bed linen and good size. The view of every window was stunning, looking out to sea. The wine and hors d'oeuvres went down very well before dinner in Matakana.

Would definitely recommend if you are after that luxury and relaxation.

  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 2 September 2012

Just back from a great escape at The Castle.
We stayed the weekend to get out of the city and relax in the beautiful Matakana country side.
We chose The Castle as the website looked good and the reviews were all positive, we're really glad we did.

From the moment we arrived after battling the Auckland traffic on on Friday, to our sad farewell on Sunday we had a ball...! We had a beautiful room with views out to sea. It was luxury and style and comfort all rolled into one. We loved the guest lounge with the awesome open fire and the huge picture window. Relaxing in that room looking out at the living art of the landscape was just bliss.

The hosts Natalie and John were really welcoming and knowledegable about the area and things to do. We went to the Saturday market, which was great and drove out to Leigh and Omaha for a walk. With all the great wineries in the area you really are spoiled for choice. We had a tasting at OBV and a platter of delicious food at lunchtime then back to the Castle to relax and enjoy the views.

Breakfast was delicious with local produce and awesome organic blueberries from OOB just down the road.

If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and relax and reconnect then this IS the place for you. Highly recommended we'll be back, maybe in summer to enjoy the beaches nearby.....Can't wait...!

Room Tip: Tower room was awesome....!
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  • Stayed: September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Stayed: February 2017
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Additional Information about Matakana Castle

Address: 378 Whitmore Road, Matakana, Auckland 0986, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Matakana
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Matakana
Price Range: £115 - £198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Matakana Castle is luxury bed and breakfast accommodation set in 3.5 acres of rural splendor with magnificent sea views over Kawau Bay from every room. Three luxurious rooms all with en-suite bathrooms. The Tower Suite is the perfect place to celebrate a special occasion whether it be your honeymoon night or you just feel like spoiling yourself. Enjoy our 2 course gourmet breakfast which is included in the price. Enjoy a glass of wine in front of the roaring log fire whilst enjoying the breathtaking views. Complimentary wine and hors oeuvres are included in the price as well as sweet treats in each room and fresh flowers. ... more   less 

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