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222 Puketawai Rd | RD 6 Otorohanga, Otorohanga 3976, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 4 Otorohanga B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Baar, Switzerland
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice location a little bit of the road with large ensuite rooms and separate entrances. Nice charning host. Every day fully cooked breakfast with fresh country eggs from the own hens and homemade muffins. Excellent stuff. Location is close to the Waitomo caves. Julie provides good, useful advices for visits and restaurants in the aerea.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good B&B with comfortable, clean room and friendly, laid back owner. It's about a 10 minute drive from the Waitamo caves.(loved the Epic Tour). Breakfast was very good with several choices of warm cooked dishes. We enjoyed playing pool in the lounge. Definately a good choice to stay in the surroundings of the Waitamo caves.

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RedwoodLodge, Owner at Redwood Lodge, responded to this review

Was lovely to meet you both, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Safe Travels :) More 

Burton on Trent
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Julie is a great hostess - full of helpful info and tips and a great cook! She welcomed us with the most delicious chocolate cookies - melt in the middle. I can remember them now...I immediately took advantage of the sauna and hot tub (spa pool they call it) to make amends... The rooms are clean and comfortable and you... More 

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RedwoodLodge, Owner at Redwood Lodge, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you both staying with us. Glad you enjoyed our facilities, lovely photo of the hawk :) If your ever back please do come see us. Enjoy the rest of your travels :) More 

Northwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Large ensuite rooms with own entrance, very clean and comfortable. Great facilities in a communal room near the pool, and the deck was great for an evening drink. A warm welcome from our hosts, with home baked cakes and breakfasts to set you up for the day. Very pleased we stayed here, a great start to our trip. Would recommend... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Redwood Lodge is a simple, yet far from basic, B&B. The bed was great, the shower warm, the room clean, the breakfast eggs fresh, the home-made chocolate cookie fantastic. Host Julie was very helpful in getting me to do the right tour in nearby Waitomo Caves. I arrived late and stayed only one night so my interactions with the hosts... More 

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RedwoodLodge, Owner at Redwood Lodge, responded to this review

It was lovely to meet you Dimitri, I was out and about and left a note which I often do as we never seem to know when guests are arriving. So glad you made yourself at home :). We are lucky to have own our hens for super fresh free range eggs. I hope you enjoyed your rafting and caving... More 

Brussels, Belgium
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91 reviews 91 reviews
83 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

15 minutes by car from the Waitomo caves, calmly located middle in the farming landscape. Large room, swimming pool, jacuzzi, huge lobby room with open fire , TV and billiard table..fitness room..;w hat do you want more? Very nice owner-lady helping us to choos the right hiking tours. Excellent cost-benefit ratio!

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Julie was a great host and was very knowledgeable of the area and various activities. A cooked breakfast is included with plenty of options and was yum. The rooms were lovely with great facilities (pool, hot tub, pool table, communal lounge etc). Even though the lodge had other people staying there it was still quiet and relaxing. A short drive... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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23 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Julie is a wonderful host and a great cook. The breakfast is included in your lodging and it shouldn’t be missed. Your host is very friendly and can recommend local restaurants for you. The lodge is a little out of the way, and not exactly in Ototohanga, but very close to the Waitomo Glow Worm caves which makes it a... More 

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Middlesbrough
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110 reviews 110 reviews
34 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Our lovely friendly host brought freshly baked cup cakes when we arrived, the went down really well after a long drive. Our room was very smart and well appointed, spotlessly clean and the bed is the most comfortable we have ever slept in, we wish we could of taken it home! Breakfast was excellent with lots of choice. If you... More 

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Petone, New Zealand
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Julie, Donovan, and their daughter made our stay at the Redwood Lodge a fond memory. We will definitely return, and highly recommend their facility. Breakfast was wonderful, and the place was just charming. They are great examples of New Zealand hospitality. They even went out of their way to give us information on local attractions and a great restaurant as... More 

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Address: 222 Puketawai Rd | RD 6 Otorohanga, Otorohanga 3976, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Otorohanga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4
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