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Caves Motor Inn

728 State Highway 3 Hangatiki Junction, Waitomo Caves New Zealand
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#3 of 5 hotels in Waitomo Caves

If you’re looking for a motel in Waitomo Caves, look no further than Caves Motor Inn.

You’ll enjoy relaxing rooms that offer a kitchenette and a refrigerator, and you can stay connected during your stay as Caves Motor Inn offers guests internet access.

The motel features room service and baggage storage. Plus, Caves Motor Inn offers an on-site restaurant, providing a pleasant respite from your busy day. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available.

While in Waitomo Caves, you may want to check out some of the restaurants that are a short walk away from Caves Motor Inn, including Waitomo Homestead (0.8 mi) and Caves Motor Inn Restaurant (0.0 mi).

The staff at Caves Motor Inn looks forward to serving you during your upcoming visit.

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01darral wrote a review Nov 2019
Perth, Australia6 contributions
If you are looking for somewhere to stay after your Waitomo caving experience, the Caves Motor Inn offers clean apartments at a great price. The staff were friendly and the double room we stayed in was clean and comfortable and very good value for money. Just a short distance away from Waitomo Caves with restaurant and bar facilities onsite.
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Date of stay: November 2019
dudoldve wrote a review Oct 2019
Bokeelia, Florida261 contributions146 helpful votes
The owners were very friendly. The hotel has a bit of a older decor but was clean and the bed was comfortable. I also appreciated that they provided wine glasses, plates, silverware in the mini fridge. The hotel was certainly fine for our purposes but we would have appreciated if they had a true wheelchair accessible room.
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Date of stay: October 2019
johnlD5659ZK wrote a review May 2019
Auckland, New Zealand123 contributions28 helpful votes
Booked a two night stay at this facility. The room was clean and comfortable. There is road noise but that did not bother me. What I enjoyed was the personal service in the restaurant and very tasty food. Highly recommend.
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Travelled on business
Katherine C wrote a review Mar 2019
Owen Sound, Canada98 contributions101 helpful votes
We just spent two nights at the Caves Motor Inn and found it to be a good choice when visiting Waitomo. The woman at Reception was lovely and very helpful, the room was spacious with a fridge, kettle, coffee and tea. Yes, the road was noisy in the day time, but we had no trouble sleeping at night, and did not need the supplied ear plugs. It was pleasant sitting out on the small balcony. We were surprised by the lack of internet (apparently very sporadic and on a pay for use basis), but still consider our stay to be very positive.
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Carla P wrote a review Jan 2019
New Plymouth, New Zealand4 contributions1 helpful vote
We stayed in the "lodge" as we were traveling with 2 other adults. It would have slept 7 easily, the beds were comfortable, the place was immaculately clean, the toilet was separate from the bathroom, and was large with a mirror and basin. We would have liked a coffee table in the lounge, as there was only a bench to eat at in the kitchen. A great place to stay when travelling with a family or other adults.
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Date of stay: January 2019
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
US$59 - US$86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandNorth IslandWaikato RegionWaitomo DistrictWaitomo Caves
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Frequently Asked Questions about Caves Motor Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Caves Motor Inn?
Nearby attractions include Caveworld (6.1 km), Ruakuri Cave (4.7 km), and Waitomo Glowworm Caves (6.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Caves Motor Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Caves Motor Inn?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Caves Motor Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Caves Motor Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Huhu Cafe, Castle 91 Indian Restaurant & Bar, and Waitomo Homestead.