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.

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:

Please book and pay via our Airbnb listing below. We no longer accept direct bookings.