The ideally-located and spacious Aspen Manor Motel in Hamilton is the perfect place to base yourself for an abundance of fine Waikato experiences.

The central location of Aspen Manor Motel, on Grey Street in Hamilton East, is perfect for basing yourself while exploring the beautiful Waikato region.  

“Our location makes it really easy to get out of town, as well as being close to the Central Business District,” says Grace Tong, operator at Aspen Manor Motel.

“That’s the great thing about Hamilton is that it is very central to everything which makes it an easy day trip to so many places,” adds Grace. The team at Aspen Manor Motel have picked out their favourite day trips in the Waikato.

Waitomo Glow Worm Caves
An hours’ drive south from Aspen Manor Motel will bring you to the world-famous Waitomo Glow Worm Caves.  Open to tourists since 1889, the caves have been beautifully preserved, “It’s like stepping into another magical world,” comments Grace. There are a number of options to explore at Waitomo, from canoe tours through the caves to black water rafting, to exploring the history of the town of Waitomo.

“For shopaholics we are ideally located so you can easily drive to towns like Cambridge, Te Awamutu, Te Aroha and Matamata,” adds Grace. These towns have unique antiques, boutique homewares and gift stores in enjoyable Waikato rural backdrop. There are also active weekend markets, with local produce for sale along with arts, crafts and gifts.

Nestled on a sheep farm near Matamata is the world-famous Hobbiton Movie set. Take a magical guided tour to hear behind the scene stories and marvel at the set that was created for the epic movies trilogies, The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.

Otorohanga Kiwi House
For a truly authentic New Zealand experience you can visit the Otorohanga Kiwi House and Native Bird Park where you can enjoy close-up viewing of Kiwis.  The family-friendly Native Bird Park is a perfect fit for a day trip.

A short journey by car will take you to the seaside surfing town of Raglan. Try learning to surf at the Raglan Surf School or browse the local artist shops spread throughout the town. This hub of artistic and eco-friendly town is fun for the entire family.


About Aspen Manor Motel

All staff at Aspen Manor Motel will be delighted to host you, in the heart of Hamilton East, Hamilton and in close proximity to many of Hamilton’s key attractions and amenities. Offering friendly, professional service, in a central location, you will not want to stay anywhere else in Hamilton. Aspen Manor offer 6 room types to fit all of your needs.


Contact Aspen Manor Motel

Address: 209 Grey Street, Hamilton East, Hamilton, New Zealand

Phone: +64-7-856 9029

Fax: +64-7-856 9028

Reservation Free phone: 0800 ASPEN 9 (0800 27736 9)





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