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Horse And Jockey Inn

85 Arawa Street, Matamata 3400, New Zealand
+64 7888 9972

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Overall guest ratings

7.9/10 Good
based on 919 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.4
  • 9.2
  • 6.0
  • 5.6

Good to know

  • Comfortable beds

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    About

    Located in central Matamata, 20 minutes' drive from the Hobbiton movie set, Horse and Jockey Inn offers 50 MB of free Wi-Fi. The on-site family restaurant includes a range of gluten-free and vegetarian options. The carpeted rooms each come with queen or single beds and include towels. Shared bathroom facilities are provided, while some rooms include a private bathroom. There is a shared kitchenette with a refrigerator, a microwave and tea/coffee making facilities. Horse and Jockey Inn Restaurant is open for lunch and dinner 7 days per week, and there is live music on Friday and Saturday nights. Guests can play billiards, enjoy casual bar snacks and share a drink in the courtyard garden. The Inn is close to various attractions including Skydive Waikato and Matamata Golf Club, which are a 12-minute drive away. Matamata Racecourse is a 5-minute drive away, while a 9-minute drive leads to the stunning Wairere Water Falls.

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    Amenities

    • ATM on-site
    • Internet
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free parking
    • Pool table
    • Storage available
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Facilities for disabled guests
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    7.9 Good
    based on 917 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to shopping."
      7.7 "Great parking, according to 77%."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      9.4 "94% thought parking was inexpensive."
    • 9.2 "World class service."
      8.9 "89% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.9 "Good value."
      10.0 "100% thought it was a great value."
    • 6.8 "Average cleanliness."
      6.6 "Only 66% said rooms were clean enough."
      6.3 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 63%."
    • 6.1 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.0 "Average comfort."
      5.2 "For only 52%, the noise level was all right."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."
      5.9 "For only 59%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.6 "Only 66% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.1 "For only 51%, the tv was ok."
      6.4 "Only 64% thought the shower was ok."
      6.3 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 63%."
      5.0 "50% thought the minibar was ok."
    • 5.6 "Bar is ok."
    • 4.8 "Vibe wasn't good."
      3.0 "70% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 3.6 "Internet is poor."
      2.6 "74% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    7.8 Good
    based on 522 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      8.1 "Great parking, according to 81%."
      9.5 "95% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 9.3 "World class service."
    • 9.0 "Excellent value."
      10.0 "100% thought it was a great value."
    • 6.0 "Bar is ok."
    • 5.7 "Average comfort."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."
      5.6 "For only 56%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.7 "Only 67% said rooms were clean enough."
      6.0 "Only 60% thought the shower was ok."
      6.1 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 61%."
      5.1 "For only 51%, the tv was ok."
    • 4.2 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.3 "77% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 3.8 "Internet is poor."
      2.7 "73% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    7.8 Good
    based on 192 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
    • 9.3 "World class service."
    • 6.8 "Average cleanliness."
      6.4 "Only 64% said rooms were clean enough."
      6.2 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 62%."
    • 6.2 "Average comfort."
      5.6 "For only 56%, the noise level was all right."
    • 5.7 "Average amenities."
      5.8 "58% thought the building was acceptable."
    • 5.2 "Rooms are ok."
      6.4 "Only 64% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.7 "For only 57%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.2 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 62%."
      5.1 "For only 51%, the tv was ok."
    • 4.7 "Vibe wasn't good."
    • 3.5 "Internet is poor."
      2.4 "76% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    7.8 Good
    based on 201 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 9.1 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.6 "Average cleanliness."
      6.4 "Only 64% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.8 "Average comfort."
      5.3 "For only 53%, the noise level was all right."
    • 5.8 "Bar is ok."
    • 5.3 "Rooms are ok."
      6.4 "Only 64% said rooms were clean enough."
      6.0 "For only 60%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.1 "For only 51%, the tv was ok."
      6.5 "Only 65% thought the shower was ok."
    • 3.4 "Internet is poor."
      2.3 "77% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Hotel type
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Solo Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for solo travelers.
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
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