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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia 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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago 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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Thank Bryan T
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 12 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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Thank 327tesq
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We started our family holiday at Waitomo Farmstay. While we only had one night there, it was comfortable and clean. Breakfast provisions were also included and we couldn't eat it all. That is saying something with 2 teenage boys. Thanks Narita for making us welcome.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We loved our one night stay in time-trippy Cottage 2. Lovely friendly welcoming hosts and cosy comfy house that had all we needed plus plentiful breakfast goodies. Plus the delightful critters to visit and feed, splendid outlook and conveniently near Waitomo caves.

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Thank Howard C
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We found this place on the app Campermate and decided to stop by to see if they had room for our tent, which luckily enough they did. We stayed for one night only as we were heading out to Waitomo glow worm caves early in the morning. The close proximity to the caves was one of the factors as to...

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Thank Robin H
Kota Bharu, Malaysia
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We had 3 kids with us. Ages 8 to 12. We all loved the stay, especially the morning farm tour and feeding. The owner, Narita is such an affable and bubbly woman. Prices were 15 per adult, 10 per child and 5 for a powered site. Quaint kitchen and gardens. Perfect place to spend the night if your on to...

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Thank Aaron P
San Diego, California
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This was one of my favorite places we have ever stayed. We stayed in one of the cottages, which was incredibly spacious and cozy. Narita, our host, was amazing. She was so kind and helpful, and so much fun to talk to. She went above and beyond to make our stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. We had so...

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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We only stayed one night but this could be a really good base to explore the nearby region. The cottage is old but quaint and comfortable. The hostess was really welcoming and gave us an enjoyable tour of the little farm to feed the baby animals. Highly recommended.

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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: $100 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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