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Waitomo Caves Hotel

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“grand old lady”(23 reviews)
“old world charm”(21 reviews)
“historic hotel”(10 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star Hotel
Waitomo Caves Hotel provides a taste of the early 19th Century grand tour hotel experience in our own time. Majestically positioned on a promontory above the Waitomo village and the world famous Waitomo caves the hotel offers sweeping views across the lush farmland, the hills and bush...
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Lemon Point Road | Rd7, Waitomo Caves 9999, New Zealand
48.8 km to Hamilton Airport
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Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this hotel without checking google review. When i arrived at the hotel, the exterior of the hotel just looks very old. At first I thought it was the design and theme of the hotel, but my bf first impression was very spooky as the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saw some negative reviews for this hotel that are totally unjustified. The hotel is over 100 years old and some of the rooms do need some renovations ... but they are clean and comfortable. If you want a sterile 5 star room stay somewhere else....More

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
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Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
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US$65 - US$84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$65 - US$84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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
March 20, 2016|
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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
August 21, 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
"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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"Ask for balcony room facing front of hotel"
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