Southern Belle Orchard B&B

Our modern, self-contained apartment is situated at the far end of the property away from the main road. It’s very quiet and peaceful and only 10 minutes away from Hobbiton movie set!

It has beautiful views over the ancient Waikato river valley to the South and West, where sunsets can be admired. You will have a private garden area, leading to an outdoor hot Spa pool which is included in the price.

The apartment is equipped with kitchen facilities, a spacious bathroom and a bedroom that can sleep two singles or a couple (King size). A pull out Sofa-bed in the Lounge will sleep another couple or two young children. A breakfast and friendly hosts are also included in the price.

B&B Pricing (in NZD)

Self-contained unit including (self-served) Breakfast
1 or 2 adults $130
3 adults $180
4 adults $230
cost per child* (1-12 years old) $20

The maximum number of adults we can sleep is 4.

* Applies to children from 1 to 12 years old. There is no charge for a baby up to 1 year (Cot available!).

Contact us for long term stay as we offer an even more attractive rate, with extra services such as use of laundry etc.

As our place is rural (6km from town) it is ideal independent travellers with their own transport.

We offer you:

    • Continental breakfast (self served, so you can relax and have breakfast in your own time) includes: Juice, fruit, eggs, bread, jam, cheese, yoghurt, cereal, complementary tea and coffee.
    • 1 bedroom with 1 King Size bed or 2 Single beds
    • Spa Pool under the stars
    • Wireless Internet (limited data).
    • A friendly service and enjoyable stay (no charge!)

Matamata has a lot to offer!

The world-famous Hobbiton movie set is only 10 minutes’ drive away

Also Close By:
 – Hot springs, golf courses
 – Cafes, pubs, restaurants
 – Bush walks, tramping
 – Lake Karapiro
 – Supermarkets & shops

Matamata is a very central location and a great place to base yourself while you explore this part of the country.  These locations are all under an hours’ drive away – i.e. great day trips:
 – Tauranga & Mount Maunganui
 – Rotorua
 – Cambridge
 – Te Aroha
 – Te Awamutu
 – Hamilton

When you stick around for a few days, you will see there is a lot to discover. See the Information centre: and as locals we also can give you advice to explore the things that suit you best.

How to Book:

Contact us today!  We only have one cosy apartment so book early to avoid disappointment and secure your preferred date. Direct Booking payment is cash on arrival.

Alternatively, if you prefer to book using your credit card, you can book via Airbnb.  Click on the listing link below to see availability and/or to book:

Please note there may be additional booking fees to the prices stated here if you book using this method.