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Otorohanga and Waitomo Motels

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Good for overnight. We had 5 adults sharing one unit. Get what you pay for. Clean, comfortable bed, friendly reception but very basic. Dated but adequate. Good value. 20 minutes to waitomo caves. Stayed in #5 furthest from road and still heard trucks going all night. Hate to think what units closer to the road are like.

Thank Miriam H
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

For the price you get what you pay for. Yes it is dated but it is functional, clean and friendly host. Only critism was the spa was luke warm. Not that I would have used it but I was hoping it would keep the kids entertained for an hour but they only lasted 3 minutes in it.

Thank James F
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great prices for rooms with plenty of space. Very friendly proprietors. Suited what we needed for a quick stay, nothing fancy but clean and comfortable. Nice to have a tramp for the kids to use. We had a pleasant stay.

Thank Shellie M
West Jordan, Utah
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very relaxing environment and most accommodating management. Clean and spacious home away from home. Walked outside to enjoy beautiful countryside. About a 3 min drive outside of township of Otorohanga

1Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 24 March 2017

First interaction with staff was influenced by a badly worded email regarding transport from station. Not enough information given. The two bedroom unit had sleeping for five and seating for two. Initially only one hand towel and one face washer for four adults! Some of the kitchen utensils were so old we wouldn't have used them. The cooker was old...

Thank Gillian G
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

So dreadfully disappointing. Not only was the unit terribly out dated but the cleanliness left a lot to be desired. There was mould on the ceiling in the bathroom and the whole place had a damp musty smell. For four adults in a two bedroomed unit there was only seating for two unless you sat on the bed in the...

Thank oakling2
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed here as a young couple with 10 month old baby driving around NZ. The room was a self contained apartment with kitchen, toilet, shower and 2 beds (1x double and 1x single). Pros * Great friendly service - helped connect internet on my device by fixing my proxy settings! Took almost 20mins but they were so patient and determined...

1Thank Marian D
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2017

There is a pool and a hot tub...good selling point, but for us the room is more important. Bed was comfortable enough, but we had to wash all utensils before using. We spent all night swotting bugs. Much of the night and early morning listening in graphic detail to every movement of the family who lived above. I hate to...

Thank Lee F
Opua, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

The motel was clean, quiet comfortable and the owner friendly and helpful. Our unit had a new heatpump which was appreciated but we couldn't figure out the confusing icons on it.The owner came to our unit to show us how it worked and said she would put instructions in the room.

1Thank ajulie2014
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Comfortable bed, clean spacious room. Good wifi signal and REAL milk (not UHT pottles). The decor isn't going to inspire you but the price is right. We were in room 12 which I think would be the quietest - all the way down the bottom of the driveway. Traffic noise was very minimal. Friendly hosts. Would definitely stay here again!

Thank KiwiAMS

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We welcome you to Otorohanga, closest town to the world famous Waitomo Caves. The wide range of activities on offer is guaranteed to satisfy all age groups and complement any family holiday. Stay with us for friendly service, comfortable, spacious and affordable accommodation in a picturesque rural setting. All our units are fully self-contained with ample free parking & WiFi plus a spa pool and outdoor swimming pool. We are located just 1km north of the Otorohanga township on SH3. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Otorohanga and Waitomo Motels

Address: 59 Main North Rd (SH 3), Otorohanga, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Otorohanga
Price Range: $104 - $151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Otorohanga and Waitomo Motels 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“It was not just a room but a wee cottage, very spacious and relaxing”
351jennyw, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Not a Nader family, rooms 7 and 8”
40leef, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 12 is the furtherest from the road - very quiet, with cows and sheep for neighbours :-)”
KiwiAMS, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms seemed quiet. The curtains area bit thin though.”
Bligey, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Perfect stopover”
656judyj, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
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