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Abseil Breakfast Inn

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709 Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo Caves, New Zealand
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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San Jose, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here on our honeymoon. We were doing the 7 hour epic cave tour just down the road, our travel agent recommended this spot and booked for us. The house is nice and roomy, our room was a decent size and I was surprised to find a jacuzzi hot tub in our bathroom with a separate... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't let the driveway reviews put you off - it's well worth it. I only stayed one night but wish I was able to stay an extra night. Great spot, lovely views. A short stroll to the local village (unless it's raining) for dinner - listen to Helen's recommendations! Room was lovely and warm, fabulous large 2-person bath with candles... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This small B&B has a lovely homely feel. We arrived late but we were met and shown around. The room was nice with a huge bathroom and powerful shower. It also had a jacuzzi bath with candles around for anyone who fancies a romantic soak. The breakfast/living room offered complimentary tea and coffee and DVDs. The views whilst eating breakfast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a lovely B&b in waitomo caves region. Helen was an interesting host with lots of interesting stories. Our room was beautiful with attached bathrooms and interesting decor. The approach road to hotel was at steep height and requires careful driving.

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Sydney, Australia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
24 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There aren’t many places to stay in the Waitomo area. This bed and breakfast sits at the top of an unbelievably steep driveway. It has several reasonably appointed rooms to choose from. Our room was small with an adequate bath room. The highlight is breakfast. Included in the price, the hosts certainly put on an excellent breakfast, with cereals, toast,... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quirky B & B with themed rooms. We stayed in the Bush room which was clean and comfortable with a small shower room. 10 minutes walk to the caves and town. Breakfast was lovely. All the guests sit round a large table but we were given a choice of time when we wanted breakfast. Check in time is not until... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This small exclusive B&B in Waitomo was just perfect for us. It was a bit hard to find (for our GPS) but the ever friendly NZ people helped us, it is quite close to the Waitomo Caves village. The location is on the top of a small hill, which gives a very nice view. The house is beautiful and the... More 

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North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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69 reviews 69 reviews
27 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

The Inn is a perfect place to stay if you are doing the Caves and if you are doing the Caves be sure to book with Spellbound and not the other Big commerical tours. John and Helen were wonderful hosts, I loved Helen's Irish stores. We learned about the saying "Happy as Larry" my husband's name while we were there.... More 

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Saar, Bahrain
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We stayed overnight in two rooms at this lovely inn which has just 4 themed rooms. The hosts John and Helen are a delightful couple and extremely helpful regarding local attractions and more. Breakfast was a gourmet experience, specially John's special Waitomo eggs and the excellent selection of honeys. The views were spectacular as this inn is on a hillside.... More 

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We stayed for one night when doing the caves experiences. This is a perfect spot. Very close for car or walking, the room was very clean, tidy and homely. We were waiting for the thin walls noise others have reviewed. It isn't a problem and we are very particular. If you have done a cave experience proper you should and... More 

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