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    Waitomo Caves Hotel

    Lemon Point Road | RD7, Waitomo Caves 9999, New Zealand
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          US$71
          US$65
          US$71
          US$65
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          Overview
          • Excellent13%
          • Very good33%
          • Average26%
          • Poor15%
          • Terrible13%
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          Free Wifi
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          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          3.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 2 days ago

          Lovely old architecture, and price quite reasonable, but my room was somewhat shabby unlike the other areas.. Some lovely historic wallpaper has flaws which are probably only fixable with a complete rewallpapering, but it would be a shame to see this place thoroughly modernised. No...More

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          Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

          Rude patronizing staff ruined our whole experience. When we arrived the lady at the front desk told us we were interrupting her dinner. She then informed us if we wanted to eat in their restaurant we would have to let her know as they can't...More

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          Reviewed 3 days ago

          This hotel has seen better days. Once upon a time, this was probably a very grand hotel. Unfortunately, it is showing its age. While clean, the room was very dark and the outlets were underpowered, my wife was unable to use her flat iron and...More

          Thank USNA70
          Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

          This hotel is a awesome place to stay in the area. Super close to the pub! It may feel tired and the walls may need a paint but it adds to the character! I would highly recommend staying here for the experience! Bed was super...More

          Thank Wolfgang_NZ
          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          My boyfriend and I booked this hotel for one night to see the glow worm caves. As soon as we pulled up at "Kiwi Shining" we felt uneasy. The outside was falling apart but we hoped the inside would be better. We were wrong. When...More

          Thank Carrie B
          Woodlyn Park
          236 reviews
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          Waitomo Caves Guest Lodge
          507 reviews
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          Glow Worm Motel
          81 reviews
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          378 reviews
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          • Free Parking
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          • US$61 - US$90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
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          • 7
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          • Waikato Region >
          • Waitomo Caves
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          • Waitomo Caves Otorohanga
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          PeanutWellington
          HI, i cant find any information about the breakfast - is it a buffet or can one order a normal a la carte breakfast?
          20 March 2016|
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          Response from Brian R | Reviewed this property |
          Continental (NZ$14) with al a cart on top (off memory around NZ$10-15 extra per item).
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          natcharee h
          How can I reach to the hotel from the bus stop? Is there any extra car to get to the hotel? Or any recommendation to get there? :) Thank you :)
          22 August 2015|
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          Response from Candida T | Reviewed this property |
          I'm sorry. We drove to that area, so Im not sure about the public transport.
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