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Waitomo Farmstay

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cozy place, very friendly owners and lots of animals. Deo the cat and Hammy the gentle giant pig were our favourites. One of the nicest and most original places we stayed on our month-long vacation in NZ.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The farm stay is pretty cool, it's like staying at your Aunty Flo's or Nanna's house. We stayed in cottage no. 2 which was built in 1924 and over looks the farm. The accommodation is very basic but we found it comfortable. A factor totally out of control of the owners is the traffic (truck) noise since a roundabout was...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 29 March 2017

When I give this such a high rating it's because it's the fun experience for the family on the farm and the house we rented had everything we needed and it was very economical. If you want luxurious 4 or 5 star accommodation this is not it. The accommodation we had was a three bedroom house with a large lounge-dining...

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We stayed here for one night in our campervan but could easily have stayed another night! The whole setup is really unique and interesting - the cottages looked good as well! Really nice to have some indoor space for us to cook and relax after being on the road for a while, with sofas and a BBQ etc. The owners...

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Thank Signe_Rhiannon
Hamburg
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed one night with our little daughter and she loved the animals. The host family is very friendly as were the other camping guests. We also enjoyed the outdoor cooking. Toilets and showers are very clean.

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Thank Katja H
Malaysia
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I found out about Waitomo Farmstay while browsing for farmstays in New Zealand for my trip. Based on the very reasonable price and reviews, I booked for five adults to stay in Cottage 1. A few weeks before my arrival, the farmstay website could not be accessed and when my first email to check on this went un-answered, I became...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed in a holiday cottage and were very surprised at the large amount of space! It was reasonably clean and the large amount of breakfast supplies (milk, eggs, cereals, bread, spreads) were much appreciated. We loved visiting the animals! The bed in the master bedroom was not the most comfortable and the sheets could be replaced with something more...

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Thank Madeleine C
Reviewed 11 January 2017

You get to participate in feeding the animals. We were lucky because there was a bunch of suckling pigs and they were so cute!! Recommend the horse rides if you've never rode before!! Very friendly owners. Very quiet and conforting place to rest

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Thank João G
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

The Farmstay is well located and very nice cosy home style, and hospitable host. It feels like home and breakfast cooking is fun. The children enjoyed the animal feeding in the morning. The Waitomo water rides and glow worm caves experience was memorable too.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

My family and I enjoyed a pleasant 2D1N stay in a comfortable cottage with very friendly owners. As we have been city dwellers all our lives, being in a traditional farm style home with an outdoor patio and rustic furnishing truly took us away from the hustle and bustle of Singapore. We also appreciated the freedom to roam the farm...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Waitomo Farmstay and Gardens was started in October 2011 when we recognised that not everyone looking for Waitomo accommodation was a thrill seeker! Waitomo Farmstay and Gardens is a family owned business, and has something for everyone. Waitomo Farmstay is the perfect spot to make your base during your stay in the King Country. Our large and comfortable rustic cottage has lovely country views, and the farm tour we offer our guests is sure to entertain. Because we are are situated only a short car ride from the world famous Glow Worm Caves, and the townships of Otorohanga and Te Kuiti it makes sense that you should book your stay at our Waitomo Farmstay and Gardens today! If you are just passing through the King Country be sure to come and see our Gardens which are currently under development. We are slowly gathering a collection of vintage farm machinery and other items of interest which we plan to showcase amongst the trees and flowers of our gardens. We gladly accept any suggestions, donations, or voluntary work - and are more than happy to acknowledge this within the gardens. We cater to all ages - so why not pack a picnic and take some time to meet our friendly animals and take a gentle stroll around our gardens. We look forward to meeting you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waitomo Farmstay

Address: 22 Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo Caves, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Waitomo Caves
Price Range: $113 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Stay in the cottages unless you really want the full experience of farm living (good & bad)”
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