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1177 Waitomo Valley Road, Waitomo Caves 3977 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Meeting Rooms
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of the best night stays on our trip, we wish we stayed there longer! Beautiful secluded hobbit hole on the outside with well maintained interior with functioning kitchen, tv and bathroom. The interiors could’ve been more LOTR themed but the rustic feel was also...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from Barryw1958, Manager at Woodlyn ParkResponded 3 days ago

We are glad that you enjoyed your stay in the Hobbit unit, and hope that you got to enjoy some of the Waitomo countryside.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clean linens, electric blankets, attention to detail... and we slept in the Waitanic! Second time here. Fun to bring overseas visitors. Under new management now so we’ll see how they develop the place. Hope they keep the staff; a wealth of local info and suggestions!...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Barryw1958, Manager at Woodlyn ParkResponded 1 week ago

We look forward to the third time here, always happy to greet guests who have been before. Glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

We arrived late after visiting Hobbiton & the lovely owners had left us a note to say they’d put the heaters & tv on for us. The unit was huge. Large bathroom, small kitchen area, sofa, dining table & huge wooden bed. Saw a door...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Debs P
Response from Barryw1958, Front Office Manager at Woodlyn ParkResponded November 5, 2018

We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Woodlyn Park and hope that you enjoyed the rest of your holiday.

Reviewed September 28, 2018

We stayed at the Hobbit motel for just two nights. We would've stayed longer but it was booked solid! So book early!! The hobbit motel has just two suites and is the most popular of all their buildings. It is very charming. Pass through the...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

We slept in a plane! How cool is that? We had a fantastic night in the cockpit section of the plane and my inner boy was just really really happy playing with all the instruments and steering wheels. The bed was quite cozy and luckily...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Tor M
Response from Barry w, Manager at Woodlyn ParkResponded September 8, 2018

We are very glad that you enjoyed the unusual aspects of the Plane Cockpit, unfortunately being the size the plane is we cannot increase the bathroom size, hence the sliding door, sorry about that. For the WiFi yes it is a concern for some people,...More

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Description
We are located in the Waikato, a 2 and a half hour drive south of Auckland and 2 hours across from Rotorua. We are a couple of minutes drive from the world famous Glowworm Caves in Waitomo. Our Motels are More world unique, built in part from recycled and natural materials. They have in the past worked hard as a war plane, a navy patrol boat and a carriage from the steam train era. As such they have a slightly lingering aroma from their industrial past, much like any modern vehicle - their scent reflects the materials they are made of. Our Hobbits built underground contain natural fibre curtains and some timbers - these too reflect the natural scent of their origins. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
$124 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Woodlyn Park North Island
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Woodlyn Park Hotel North Island
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Waitomo District > Waitomo Caves
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
$124 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Woodlyn Park North Island
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Woodlyn Park Hotel North Island
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Waitomo District > Waitomo Caves
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Janenmarvs
November 29, 2018|
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Response from Barryw1958 | Property representative |
Hello, We have 3 BBQ's on site, one outside the Hobbit, one outside the ship and one at the office area. Kind regards, Shelley
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FrancesS1268
September 22, 2018|
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Response from Barryw1958 | Property representative |
We have had porta cots in all the units except for S4 (Endeavour unit) The Plane and S2 (Britannic unit) are fairly small spaces though. Kind regards, Shelley
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neelie-scribbles
April 23, 2018|
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Response from kiwicommonsense | Property representative |
Suitable for 6 means one queen bed and 4 single beds. Sleeps 6 means suitable for 6 people adult or children. We have safety regulations to adhere to and more than 6 overcrowds the facilities. Thank you.
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"If you go for the plane, make sure to take the cockpit..."
torm559
Sep 7, 2018
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"Don't stay here!"
liberty1983178
May 5, 2018
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"we took all our meals down the road in the Waitomo village which has a few different eating places within..."
KevinH81
Dec 16, 2017
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"Many quirky units to choose from."
derby2
Dec 10, 2017
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