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Abseil Breakfast Inn

709 Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo Caves, New Zealand
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Abseil Breakfast Inn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Portage, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

My wife and I stayed one night at the Abseil Inn while doing the glow worm caves the next day. Helen and her husband were very nice and accommodating to our late arrival. The place was clean, but we did have a few cob webs and spiders in the room I had to clean up myself. However, breakfast was absolutely... More

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We are very happy that you enjoyed our hospitality and breakfast. Yes indeed, my DaddyLongLegs are of most vigourous stock and can achieve a lot in 24 hours, despite my daily rearranging of them and their structures of silk. In this instance, due to a brief illness, I was unable to check your room that day. I decline to spray... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I visited the Abseil Inn on my honeymoon in April. We stayed in the Farm Room and were extremely charmed by the decorations as well as the nice view outside. The Abseil Inn is within reasonable walking distance from the glowworm caves, as well as several adventure outfitters and our favorite restaurant in town, Huhu. Our breakfast in the morning... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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72 reviews 72 reviews
32 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

My wife and I stayed at Abseil Inn in April 2014 along with some overseas friends who were making their first visit to New Zealand. We wanted a place to stay that was close enough to Waitomo township to where we wouldn't have to drive far in order to make it to a morning cave tour. It was a good... More

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London, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

This beautiful lodge is located ideally for Waitomo caves and various eateries. There is a large shared dining/living area to relax in, and the breakfast was fantastic. The hosts went beyond their duty in giving us a lift to the station and some great recommendations for our next stop. We only wish we had more time to stay here!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We stayed one night only while visiting the Waitomo Caves on our way from Rotorua back to Auckland. Wished we were able to stay longer as we enjoyed it so much. We booked this place based on all the glowing reviews and we were not disappointed. Everything lived up to our high expectations! John and Helen were friendly and helpful... More

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Abseil Inn has all the qualities of a good bed and breakfast. Clean accommodation, comfy bed, lovely room, however, what made it the best bed and breakfast are the people! There's a lot of highlights during our stay to name a few are Helen's humour, ginormous breakfast spread, extra crispy bacon made by Nikki *winks*, John's Waitomo eggs with the... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I stayed at this place for one night and I was given the cave room. I throughoutly enjoyed my stay, the bed was comfortable and the breakfast was very tasty. John and Helen are the perfect host and they are also very friendly. I am very impressed with the collection of books in the guest lounge - they have more... More

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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Try the Waitomo eggs for brekkie! Beautiful location on a hilltop just before arriving in the small Waitomo Caves township. The driveway is properly hyped up and you will definitely need some enthusiasm to ascend (especially if walking)! Very nice and clean throughout the property. The Cave Room was fun, but really all the rooms have the same view which... More

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Orillia, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Helen and John are amazing hosts, and Nikki their daughter is a pleasure! NIkki is full of knowledge about the Waitomo excursions and can definitely suggest the bests ones to try out during your stay! The breakfast is amazing - the Waitomo eggs looks sooo good but I always go for John's french toast with the bacon or fruit! Plus,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay at the Abseil Inn. Helen and John were very friendly and when we arrived Helen had already prepared a bag for us with towels, shower gel etc. to use after our black water caving trip - what excellent service! Breakfast was delicious and the range of honeys very impressive. The room was a decent size... More

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Address: 709 Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo Caves, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Waitomo Caves
Also Known As:
Abseil Hotel Waitomo Caves

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