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Waitomo Caves Guest Lodge

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  • Average3%
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All reviewshomemade biscuitsgreat hostsone nightacross the roadhuhu restaurantcontinental breakfastcommunal fridgethe main housenew zealandgreat place to staybeautiful flowersglow wormsmueslilaundry facilitiesroom was clean and comfortablea lovely staysmall town
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were checking-in late at almost closed to 10pm. Richard was kind enough to wait for us. He showed us the surroundings, briefed on the village and showed us our room, (the pic was the morning view from our room). Great view! Hearty breakfast was...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not a luxe hotel but it is clean and the bed was comfortable. The bathroom was tiny but adequate. Breakfast is cold only. Located up a hill but you can drive up the driveway to drop your luggage. In the centre of the...More

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Response from Richard G, Owner at Waitomo Caves Guest LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review glad that you found us clean and comfortable. Yes the village is small If you blink you miss it as you drive by that is one of the many charms of Waitomo A great number of guests lead very hectic...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent b&b!! Very friendly and welcoming hosts who were very knowledgeable about the area. Our tour was cancelled in the morning due to flooding and they were able to give a great recommendation for a beautiful walking path and a different glow worm adventure with...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely stay here for one night prior to our glowworm tour. Were made very welcome by the hosts and Richard gave us a solid overview of the town and the Lodge. He then showed us to our room which had everything we needed...More

Thank Horst G
Response from Richard G, Owner at Waitomo Caves Guest LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review as you mention we give guests the highlights of the villge to enable them to "get their bearings"But as we are a village with a population of 50 people it does not take anyone long to aquaint them selves...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Richard and Lyn , were such fabulous hosts , the Continental breakfast in the morning was exceptional , the attention to detail was amazing , the knowledge of the area , and the pub $10 roast of the day , was great Hope the Cat...More

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Response from Richard G, Owner at Waitomo Caves Guest LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely comments. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Mr T is well again but needs to put on a bit of weight. Would be nice to see you again in the future. Safe travels, Richy, Lyn and Mr T

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Air Conditioning
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$73 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hi try the phone number again, there's no reason why it isn't getting through as we live here and we have been here all day. The number is NZ (064) 78787641 or e-mail us at the e-mail address on our website which I cannot... More
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Hi, phone 06478787641 or google waitomo caves guest lodge and get to our site that way. Trip advisor does not allow us to put our website link here as they want us to pay for extra services from them!!!
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