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Kiwi Paka Waitomo

School Road, PO BOX 26, Waitomo Caves 3943, New Zealand
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Ranked #4 of 5 hotels in Waitomo Caves
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were only stopping in Waitomo to do the Black Abyss Cave Tour (definitely give that a crack by the way), and this was fine for what we needed. Warm bed, shower, and a tv. Not the best place we've stayed, but fine nonetheless. Best part for us was how close it was to Curly's Bar!!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very basic place, but not much choice in Waitomo Caves. Room was cold on arrival, heater was quite slow but eventually heated up. Bathrooms are not nice at all and need doing up. Right next to coach parking so a few times coaches arrived or left in the morning with people being very loud getting on and off. Need to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were booked in to Kiwi Paka Waitomo for the weekend of our engagement party, as it was close to the venue (huhu - which is excellent). We arrived and checked in, paid and got our room key, advised the front desk that we had two other couples arriving between 7 and 8pm that night from Wellington. At that point... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to stay at Kiwi Paka Waitomo as we were tired travelling back from Ohakune. We wanted a Pizza and were told we had to order it straight away as the restaurant was closing at 8pm and to eat it in our room. The Pizza was very nice, big enough for 1 adult and 2 children, but overpriced at... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 1 night. had the glow worms cave tour booked and came a day early. small town not alot going on but the hostel itself wasnt too bad. very spacious rooms. fast internet, entertainment rooms. For dinner i went to the bar and had a pizza. was really good.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kiwi Paka was very near to the Information centre, and was in the Waitomo village. The glowworm cave was in a short walking distance to the village. So it was conveniently located if you don't have a car. I stayed in a shared room with 4 beds. Sound-proof was bad, and space for shower seemed insufficient if all beds were... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

staff were a little frustrating with crockery deposits etc and 2 showers and toilets on a floor of up to 40 was not enough, but in general was a good hostel with no bunk beds which is a little treat for backpackers (can get cold with big windows) !!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is really nice. Only stayed for one night. The dorms don't have bunks and many are just two person dorms so great if you've met someone special while travelling. Good kitchen and good bar. Pretty close to the waitomo caves, the main attraction of this area.

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77 reviews 77 reviews
28 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

we only had to stay here for one night, as we wanted to go to the caves for the price you pay (a double, $61) it was average. the room had a good space, but the bed was small for a double. the toilet and shower rooms where a little dirty. but good location for the local pub.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

My husband and I stayed here to break the journey of what would have been 9 hours driving. What a great place to stay. A great place to stay for "Time out". The room was warm with very efficient heating. Very quiet. A good sized fridge, Large bathroom, A great attached restaurant with yummy pizzas. The staff were very friendly... More

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Address: School Road, PO BOX 26, Waitomo Caves 3943, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Waitomo Caves
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