Barclay Motel

280 Ulster Street, Hamilton, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Hamilton

Kawhia or Cowhia?

A travel blog entry by pauldebi


Debi has already pointed out, in yesterday's entry, the idyllic nature of our morning. Birds singing, the sounds of mild surf far below and a view that stretches for miles and miles. Gorgeous. We set out, continuing northward. Breakfast-our usual "too much" food-and fuel for the car highlighted the morning--we couldn't figure out how to get the gas …

February/ March, first experiences in New Zealand!

A travel blog entry by crissy.huberts


... called ‘hongi’. In Maori mythology, New Zealand's South Island is the canoe from which a mighty ancestor, Maui, hauled the fish-shaped North Island out of the sea.

Sanne and I did go for several walks during the last weeks. I am so glad that Sanne loves hiking as much as I do, especially in a stunning environment as Waikato, Coromandel and The Bay of Plenty (all regions in NZ). The scenery during our walks such as: ...

Kiwi road trip

A travel blog entry by neilywheelie

... main cave and then onto another. You are taken down into a cathedral of stalagmites and stalactites, all very eerie and from the on to a boat in the pitch blackness to marvel at the millions of glow warms twinkling in the dark. The countryside might be beautiful but Hamilton most certainly wasn't. The city lies on the Waikato river, yet the city ignores its existence and if you do get to see it, the river is really rather impressive. The main ...


A travel blog entry by amyandrich


Our bus to Matamata smells of dog poo because someone has stepped in it! So nasty! Can barely breath and want to be sick. Lucky it is not a long bus journey! We are on our way to Matamata just because we want to go to Hobbiton. It is one of the Lord of the Rings and Hobbiton sets, it is where the 'Shire' is and is home to all the hobbit holes and the ...

Tales from the Road...

A travel blog entry by wanderandwonder


... in first and immediately found out it was the wrong pool, it was freezing! Haha! We then realised where the Hot Pools were (39 degrees) and went a nice wee soak in them! After that it was dinner and then falling asleep watching Still Game! Which brings us to the present, lying in the camper this morning having toast and writing this saga!

Hope you guys are good!

Make sure you check out our pics, will put some up on FB soon too!

Love Ian and Victoria :)

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This hotel, located on 280 Ulster Street, Hamilton, is near Hamilton Gardens and Hamilton Zoo.
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