$96 / night
Total guests, Nights

Funky outside luxury inside BUCKLAND BnB - 4 MINS toHobbiton WOW RATES – Home 8726087 B&B

  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 sleeps
  • 1 night min stay

Funky outside luxury inside BUCKLAND BnB - 4 MINS toHobbiton WOW RATES – Home 8726087

  • B&B
  • 1 bedroom
  • sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 60 mi
  • Child Friendly
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner


We provide brilliant accommodation for close travel to some of New Zealand's most iconic tourist destinations with Hobbiton just 4 mins away. Lake District tours provide glow worm kayaking tours (15 mims away),Te Aroha Mineral pools, Waitomo Caves, Rotorua or Tauranga. Leave your luggage in a safe place & return each day & unwind in a peaceful country setting.

Whether Hobbiton is your destination or you want to unwind for a night to read or write or rest our BnB is a great place to do it. You can catch the early tour of Hobbiton or go to the ever popular Hobbiton banquet tour.

* Modern, cosy & private, with a touch of luxury, semi-self contained unit.

* Very comfortable king size bed and private bathroom.

* Air conditioning/Heat Pumpa

* Complimentary chocolates & bickies.

* Fridge, microwave, toaster plus complimentary tea/s, coffee are all provided.

* Continental breakfast of cereal, freshly baked bread & juice to set you up for the day ahead.

* Fresh towels provided daily.

* Laundry services by arrangement.

* We offer SKY TV plus free WiFi.

* Safe off road parking.

* Credit Card facilities available. (Visa & Mastercard)

You may wish to travel into Matamata, which is approx 9 mins away, to enjoy the many places to eat.

Set apart from our house, you have your own access. You'll enjoy privacy to unwind & rest. There is an outdoor area for you to enjoy.

We are available to answer any questions we can about your New Zealand travel destinations.

Check In: 3pm - 7pm

Check Out: 10 a.m.

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • High chair

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King bed
  • 1 Attached (ensuite)


  • Wireless Internet
  • Private garden
  • Patio
  • Internet access
  • Safe
  • Staffed property
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Iron
  • High chair
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Housekeeping Included

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  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Interaction with guest

We love to interact with guests as much or as little as you want. We are more than happy to let you know about places of interest & provide phone numbers, internet links to make your journey even more enjoyable.


Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Yes, smoking allowed


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

We can put down mattresses if you are travelling with 2 or less children. We also can provide a port-a-cot & highchair for a baby.
Smoking is allowed in a designated OUTSIDE area


About the owner

Tracy K.
Calendar last updated:
30 Sep 2020
Years listed:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English





17 reviews

Very Good

“Great location for Hobbiton”

Reviewed 5 Jan 2020

Lovely B&B located a 3 minute drive down the same road to Hobbiton, however it is well off the road so the area is peaceful. Nice large B&B with a reasonably sized bed and excellent modern bat… More

“Wonderful Stay”

Reviewed 12 Nov 2019

Buckland BnB was the perfect location for our stay in Matamata. We did the Hobbit banquet feast and the place is so close that the Shire will even arrange to drop you off at the end of your dinner. … More

“Our favourite place in NZ”

Reviewed 29 Sep 2019

We were so sad to leave Buckland. This place was our little piece of heaven in the Hobbiton landscape. Less than 5 minutes drive from the movie set, Buckland is a great base for LOTR fans. The unit it… More

“Everything you need.. and more”

Reviewed 24 Jun 2019

We had such a lovely stay at Buckland BnB. We were impressed by the home baked bread each day, the magazines and the little chocolates! During our stay we went to Fieldays, Hobbiton and an alpaca farm… More

“Ideal place to stay, comfortable and peaceful, close to Hobbitown”

Reviewed 7 Feb 2019

Stay in the country only five minutes from Hobbitown and just 9km from Matamata. Best bed outside our own bed at home! Owners provide full facilities of a bnb with the privacy of separate accomodati… More

“Peaceful Getaway 4 min from Hobbiton”

Reviewed 16 Nov 2018

Our hosts were wonderful and this funky barn was the perfect place to stay while visiting Hobbiton. The interior is modern and has everything you need for a comfortable stay. VERY clean, comfortable b… More

“Perfect place to stay”

Reviewed 6 Nov 2018

We booked here to be close to the Hobbiton banquet. We ended up staying in a fantastic place, my husband even said it was better than the 4 star hotels we had stayed in. Tracy was a wonderful host, th… More

“Fantástica noche en un lugar de en sueño”

Reviewed 13 Oct 2018

Nos alojamos una noche, pero ojalá hubiéramos podido estar más tiempo. Los anfitriones súper simpáticos y atentos. Nos dejaron preparadas unas cosas para el desayuno… More

“Amazing Place!”

Reviewed 8 Sep 2018

We stayed there for one night on our way to Hobbiton. We arrived late so we didn't meet the owners, however the communication beforehand was really good so we knew where to find everything we nee… More

“Perfect relaxing spot in the countryside”

Reviewed 31 Aug 2018

We stayed at a lot of nice hotels on our honeymoon trip, but this stay rivaled even the best. The location is wonderful, both because it is only a few minutes from Hobbiton, making it an ideal place t… More

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How do I find more info about the property?

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Send Tracy (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Tracy (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to view Tracy the owner's contact details or send them a message.

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Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online and send Tracy (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Tracy (the owner) an inquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

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You can also request a quote from Tracy (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

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How do I pay for my vacation?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Tracy (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Tracy (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

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How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your booking or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my booking?

You can pay the remaining balance of your booking at any point. Simply go to Manage your booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage your booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I withdraw my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Tracy (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I make changes to my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your booking page. To change your dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Tracy (the owner) a message.

If Tracy (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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