Gardena Court Motel

257 Ulster St., Hamilton, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
Prices starting from $85.00

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February/ March, first experiences in New Zealand!

A travel blog entry by crissy.huberts


... So what I mean to say is, the Maori and Kiwi have sometimes their ‘own’ values and also their own culture…It is very interested to see. Moreover, I have been to a ‘living’ Maori village where the people are still living together. They are really spiritual and believe in the after life. Further they have their own habits such as: Hangi and Hongi; way of cooking food. Maoris say ‘hello’ by pressing their noses together in ...

Zu Gast bei den Hobbits

A travel blog entry by judith_michi


... to Hobbiton and jumped on one of the guided buses. We drove over a few green hills and then arrived at Hobbiton where we were told a few interesting but bizarre facts:

- Peter Jackson found the set when researching the area by helicopter and found it suitable because of the pond and large tree (party tree). The hobbit holes were not supposed to be built at the same site but were built there eventually.

- Hobbiton was built for Lord of the Rings 1-3, then completely removed ...

Raglan and Rain

A travel blog entry by shengandbine


... a total of 3hours in the caves we actually wanted to drive up to Hamilton and stay there for the night. But we were so tired from the water, climbing and swimming that we pulled into the next camping right behind the caves. And then it started raining. And it actually hasn't stopped until now. Seems like NZ wants to make it easier for us to leave ;) We are now in Raglan, THE famous surf spot in whole NZ. And there are literally ...

Home sweet home

A travel blog entry by lbhendy


We slept well despite knowing the alarm is going to go early. After an early breakfast we are off on the bus to the airport. We did stop at another hotel on the way to collect people, but ...

Journey to Middle North Island

A travel blog entry by peteandal


... so we didn't stay long. It was nearly 9.30 so we hopped on a bus labelled "Special" and headed off with Rebecca our boring droney bus guide, she was a bit like Peter Woodd from the bus part of the Doubtful Sound tour. Thankfully we had a different guide for the film set- Steve. Steve was great, full of information and really chatty. Pete thought he might be a bit underwhelmed by it all but he was so wrong! It was incredible, even in the rain! The rain meant that ...


This hotel, located on 257 Ulster St., Hamilton, is near Hamilton Gardens and Hamilton Zoo.
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