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Abseil Breakfast Inn

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for one night when tourist season is beginning to wind down. We were the only guests in the inn and they will be closing in about 2wks due to off season. Bush room was clean though small so plan ahead. If ur driving, leave the big luggages in the car and pack an overnight bag. We had Waitomo eggs,...

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Sheffield
Reviewed 22 April 2017

The steep hill to the accomodation was no problem. The visitor rooms were nice with a verandah facing the evening sun. Nice bdrooms and lounge. Our hosts were very friendly and breakfast was good. A nice waik, even with the hill, to the local eating places. Free wifi.

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Thank Ian C
Ashford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We arrived at 1.30pm and we're concerned that it was early. We tried the door bell but received no response. We could see someone sitting inside so knocked on the window, only to be told off for not pressing the bell button harder! Our first impression of Helen only got worse. She was rude and condescending, explaining about car parking...

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Thank WyeBelinda
Orebro, Sweden
Reviewed 2 April 2017

The first impression is a bit scary as the driveway is steep and narrow and parking can be a bit tricky. Our hosts showed us to our room and gave us information on the Glow Worm caves. When you get into Waitomo it gets a bit confusing with all the competition on cave visits. We had a veranda and a...

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Thank Tom D
Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We can heartily recommend staying at The Abseil inn. Our hosts John and Helen were charming - we liked them immediately. The view from this place is wonderful, and just 2 minutes from the Waitomo caves, which was our main reason for coming to this area. The rooms are immaculate and have their own character - ( we loved our...

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Thank Mick B
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stayed only one night at the Abseil Breakfast Inn... we wish it could have been longer! This is one of our favourite accommodation in New Zealand so far! Our room was beautiful, clean, homely and had a wonderful view. The communal area is comfortable and relaxing and encourages guests to mingle (only if they want). The...

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Thank Tanya F
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We stayed for just one night in order to visit the caves.The rooms are clean and comfortable. The breakfast was excellent including many varieties of honey to taste. The hostess was most entertaining and helpful. The local cafe (suggested by our host) gave us one of the best meals we had during our trip round North Island NZ

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Thank Michael J
Tierra Verde, Florida
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

The place was small & cramped. The bathroom was equally as small & very basic. If you are looking for a no frills place to lay your head it is fine. The area is very rural so maybe it is all that Waitanomo has to offer in lodging but we weren't impressed. The soap & shampoo are over the counter,...

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Thank KAW0107
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night wished we had stayed more. After going to the caves we went and checked in,meet mr John the owner who showed us around really lovely views our room was very cosy.Only 4 rooms felt like home ,breakfast in the morning was around a big table and was very good,johns wife Helen was a great...

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Thank Jan C
Barrie, Canada
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Cute, nice and convenient place -Close to the Waitomo Caves (1 minute drive), close to restaurants and shops -Place is really nice and clean -Owners are super friendly -Breakfast was so delicious with lots of choices -Free Wifi, coffee, tea, cookies etc. -Careful driving up the driveway its pretty steep -Bring your own towel if you want to shower

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helen_waitomo, Owner at Abseil Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for you nice comments. I must admit I am easily distracted, as I do enjoy meeting new guests. Occassionally, when guests check in early and the weather has been wet, the room may not be finished at the time of arrival. If, due to distraction, towels are then not subsequently supplied a quick query to either me or...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Abseil Breakfast Inn

Address: 709 Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo Caves, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Waitomo Caves
Hotel Class:3 star — Abseil Breakfast Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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