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Waitomo Caves Hotel

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Waitomo Caves Hotel provides a taste of the early 19th Century grand tour hotel experience in our own time. Majestically positioned on a promontory above the Waitomo village and the world famous Waitomo caves the hotel offers sweeping views across the lush farmland, the hills and bush of the King Country. The hotel boasts sparkling crystal chandeliers, a vast art collection, spacious clean rooms, deliciously comfortable beds and a decadent spa area. Stay with us and experience the elegance of travel from a bygone era.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
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Historic Hotel
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Rooms need major renovation. No AC and a cheap fan during the summer makes it rough. They could double the prices if they renovated and improve their image. Restaurant was quite good for both breakfast and dinner. Staff were friendly.
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Loved this old hotel. It’s full of history and ambiance. If you can’t do stairs then it’s not for you. The staff were friendly and helpful. The restaurant served wonderful food. Loved the feel of a days gone by resort.
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The hotel is perfectly situation on the hill overlooking the small town and is lovely and peaceful. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful, and all of them somehow left the impression that they loved and cared for the hotel We stayed in 12a , not the haunted part of the
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Unfortunately my expectations weren't met whilst staying at the Waitomo Caves Hotel. The hotel itself is in dire need of a makeover with the entirety of the hotel smelling musky and stale. The spa/jacuzzi area isn't particularly inviting but does offer a nice view. Our room had
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Waitomo Caves Hotel is a beautiful classic old style hotel looking a lot like Fawlty Towers. Service is a lot better though. Closest railway station is in Otorohanga 16 kilometres northeast. The hotel is within walking distance (500 meters) to Waitomo cave. Ruakuri and Arauni
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Continental (NZ$14) with al a cart on top (off memory around NZ$10-15 extra per item).
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I'm sorry. We drove to that area, so Im not sure about the public transport.
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"avoid rooms with shared balcony"
"Ask for rooms on the newer wing to the right of the front entrance."
"Don’t stay here"
"Ask for bush facing with balcony access"
"History buffs will love"
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PRICE RANGE
$80 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
hotel waitomo caveswaitomo caves otorohanga
LOCATION
New ZealandNorth IslandWaikato RegionWaitomo DistrictWaitomo Caves
NUMBER OF ROOMS
7
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