Overview of Mataki Motels

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Guest reviews

4.1/5 Very Good
108 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Breakfast Available



Popular LocationMurchison Museum6 min walk
Popular LocationBoer War Memorial14 min walk
Popular LocationMurchison Golf Club3 min drive

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About this area


Located in Murchison, Mataki Motels is in the historical district and on the riverwalk. Boer War Memorial is a local landmark, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Mauria River Valley and Buller Gorge.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Murchison Museum - 6 min walk
  • Boer War Memorial - 14 min walk
  • Murchison Golf Club - 3 min drive
  • Buller Gorge - 23 min drive
  • Lake Matiri - 43 min drive

Getting around

  • Nelson (NSN) - 89 min drive

About this property

Mataki Motels

Rivewalk hotel with seasonal outdoor pool and children's pool
Along with a seasonal outdoor pool, this smoke-free hotel has a children's pool and laundry facilities. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, tour/ticket assistance, a garden and barbecues are on-site. All 16 rooms feature comforts such as Select Comfort beds and premium bedding, while conveniences include fridges and microwaves. Other amenities available to guests include complimentary wireless Internet access, balconies or patios and TVs.
Mataki Motels offers 16 forms of accommodation. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Select Comfort beds feature premium bedding. This Murchison hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges, microwaves and coffee/tea makers. Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available.
A children's pool and a seasonal outdoor pool are on site.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking

Food and drink

Breakfast available for a fee: NZD 14 for adults and NZD 14 for children

Things to do

Children's pool
Seasonal outdoor pool

Family friendly

Children's pool
Laundry facilities
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
Seasonal outdoor pool


No lifts

Guest services

Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken



BBQ grill(s)
Picnic area


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


Smoke-free property

Room amenities


Premium bedding
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
Select comfort bed


Premium channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker

Outdoor space

Balcony or patio


Iron/ironing board (on request)



Check-in between 2:00 PM and 8:30 PM
Minimum check-in age - 20


Check-out before 10:00 AM


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 30.0 per night.

Payment types

Diners Club
JCB International
American Express

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 14 for adults and NZD 14 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 30.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
Alcohol is not served at this property

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Mataki Motels Hotel Murchison
Mataki Motels Hotel
Mataki Motels Murchison
Mataki Motels

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Mataki Motels and receive a full refund?
Yes, Mataki Motels offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Mataki Motels cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does this property have a pool?
Yes, this property has a seasonal outdoor pool and a children's pool.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this hotel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to 8:30 PM.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 10:00 AM.
Where is this hotel located?
Situated on the riverwalk, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Murchison Museum and Boer War Memorial. Murchison Golf Club is 1.6 mi (2.5 km) away.

Guest reviews

Very Good
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

excellent access. Well maintained/ Compact and had all needs available. Close to some limited stores and restaurants

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Clean and tidy

Super clean and new feeling motel. Only thing is, bring your own toiletries. All they provide are towels and a thin bar of soap.

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Friendlyness, quite and comfortable. Away from thee main road.

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020


  • Liked: Staff & service
  • Disliked: Amenities

Good location, quiet. Reasonable price but room had no sink.

Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019