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Reviewed 11 June 2018

This motel has a dated exterior but the interiors of the 3 units our party booked have been upgraded - new bathrooms/kitchen/carpet/curtains/furniture etc., so the comfort level is high. The units are well equipped, the beds very comfortable and a nice touch was the heating on before we arrived, which was a cosy welcome. Our hosts were extremely cordial and helpful and anxious that our stay was all we expected. Plentiful supplies of tea/coffee and milk was very well received and complimentary bars of chocolate added a nice touch

Room Tip: All on ground level with no stairs
  • Stayed: June 2018, traveled as a couple
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Thank Lovelybreak77
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Steve H, Owner at Matador Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thank you for your review and it is very good to know that the smaller seemingly insignificant touches are appreciated by our guests.

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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Old motel which has a lot of money spent on it great location in town comfortable beds nice rooms great pool very friendly owners will be back lovely an clean spotless good showers etc old but beautifully restored

Stayed: January 2018, traveled solo
Thank Pat W
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Steve h, Owner at Matador Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Thank you for the kind review, much appreciated as it's nice to know that the old buildings still have a place.

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Reviewed 24 January 2018

Absolutely enjoyed staying at the Matador ~ The owner and staff were all very friendly and laid back, the unit was spotless and comfy, there was even a wee christmas tree and some candy on the table! Nothing more to say, definitely recommendable!

  • Stayed: December 2017, traveled as a couple
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Thank DorisDave
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Steve H, Owner at Matador Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Thank you for your kind review and by the way it is easy to be good to good people. Cheers

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Very friendly staff, clean rooms, comfortable beds, good prices, and fast free WiFi.

Its definitely an above average motel and I enjoyed my stay. Consider it if you're traveling through Carterton. The pool would have been nice if it wasn't so cold.

Stayed: January 2018, traveled with family
Thank Oscar G
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Steve H, Owner at Matador Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thankyou for your kind review, much appreciated. PS - will see what I can do about the cold water :-)

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Brilliant rooms, friendly staff, good location. An enjoyable stay and a great establishment.

Rooms cleaned thoroughly daily by friendly, competent staff.

Brilliant new ownership has taken this place from the dumps to a great new motel.

Stayed: January 2018, traveled with family
Thank Samuel G
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Steve H, Owner at Matador Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thanks for the kind review and I mentioned your comments to the staff and they were proud to think that their input was noticed, much appreciated.

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