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    Waitomo Big Bird Bed & Breakfast

    17 Waitomo Caves Road | Rd 7, Otorohanga 3977, New Zealand
    011 64 7-808 1259
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    • Excellent56%
    • Very good25%
    • Average9%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible8%
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    Self-Serve Laundry
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    1 - 5 of 118 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The hosts- Ann & Ross- were friendly and welcoming. Our 4-bed, chalet-style accommodation was simple but very comfortable. We had a kitchenette with a microwave, toaster as well as portable electric oven. There were heaters and electric blankets provided for our use, even in summer;...More

    Thank SLNeoh
    Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

    We stayed for two nights with a young family. Ann was lovely and very welcoming. She went out of her way to help us out. My daughter has a phobia of animals... all animals, which we were aware of before booking our accommodation. We were...More

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    Response from waitomobigbird, Owner at Waitomo Big Bird Bed & BreakfastResponded 7 September 2017

    Thank you for your lovely review. It gave me a lot of pleasure to see your daughter enjoying riding the horse so much. Every little step is a big step for her in this direction. Only once I can remember in 18 years has a...More

    Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

    I chose Waitomo Big Bird B&B because being tall compared to my Dad, he used to call me Big Bird, I took this as a good omen. My partner and I come from Queensland and had been Black Water Rafting so we were cold on...More

    1  Thank Carol S
    Reviewed 5 July 2017

    We stayed with Ann and Ross for a few nights in one of the B&B rooms. It was a marvellous stay - good old fashioned Kiwi hospitality. It is an older place with decor to match, but clean, warm and homely. Continental breakfast was a...More

    Thank bethinbritain
    Reviewed 30 May 2017

    This b'n'b was located a short drive from the Waitomo caves and right on the highway, so it was easy to find. The rooms definitely had a bit of a musty smell, and the pillows/linen could use an update, but they were otherwise clean. There...More

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    • Microwave
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    • 6
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    • Otorohanga
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    "Great for kids"
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    "There are "cottages" which give you more privacy, have kitchens, etc. But we liked being closer in..."
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    "We had the 'backpacker room' with two twin beds. The room was small but comfy."
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    "Book in Waitomo itself and if you have children then visit the Big bird for a tour."
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