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Waitomo Caves Hotel

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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good32%
  • Average28%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible13%
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“grand old lady”(21 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
3 Star accommodation
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26 Aug.27 Aug.
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night in July 2018. We got lucky and got room 1, which is on the ground floor and has french doors that open up to a small landing leading to the parking lot, which was so convenient for unloading and...More

Thank Elizabeth G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved this hotel; my girlfriend hated it: probably because I have a Ph.D. in history, and she has a Ph.D. in complaining. The hotel was built in 1908 and feels like it was a hip-hopping place in the 1920s. As a historian, I LOVED...More

Thank jalinn2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked into this hotel, as we love to stay in old hotels. We have been there for a drink years ago, so decided to give the accommodation a try. The first impression when driving up tot he hotel is that a few $$ spent...More

Thank Chrismac851
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tripadvisor reviews had nearly turned me off this hotel, but I booked because I could not find anything else to meet our needs. We stayed last week, on a cold night. In short, it was great. We were in a family suite (room 25), which...More

Thank Darren K
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Dated, very limited restaurant opening hours for dinner ( 6-8pm), rooms are old and so is the decor. I think it’s quite overpriced for what’s on offer and won’t be staying again. However they do have a jacuzzi which might take some people’s fancy. Room...More

Thank Nikita J
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Details
Price range
USD 66 - USD 86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Historic Hotel Hotel in Waitomo Caves
#1 Classic Hotel in Waitomo Caves
#1 Centrally Located Hotel in Waitomo Caves
#1 Quiet Hotel in Waitomo Caves
#2 Quaint Hotel in Waitomo Caves
#2 Quirky Hotels Hotel in Waitomo Caves
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 66 - USD 86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Historic Hotel Hotel in Waitomo Caves
#1 Classic Hotel in Waitomo Caves
#1 Centrally Located Hotel in Waitomo Caves
#1 Quiet Hotel in Waitomo Caves
#2 Quaint Hotel in Waitomo Caves
#2 Quirky Hotels Hotel in Waitomo Caves
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (390)
Room & Suite (98)
Dining (11)
Family and Play Areas (4)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
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PeanutWellington
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Response from Brian R | Reviewed this property |
Continental (NZ$14) with al a cart on top (off memory around NZ$10-15 extra per item).
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natcharee h
21 August 2015|
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Response from Candida T | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry. We drove to that area, so Im not sure about the public transport.
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Room Tips
"History buffs will love"
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"If you believe in ghosts, dont stay in rooms 25, 14, 12 or 12a"
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"Room 25 overlooks the carpark and was great"
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"Personally I like the "Art Deco" over the victorian side. We met others that were in the other side..."
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