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    Waitomo Caves Guest Lodge

    7 Waitomo Village Road, Waitomo Caves 3943, New Zealand
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$77
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          US$76
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          • Excellent66%
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          • Average2%
          • Poor1%
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          11 - 15 of 503 reviews

          Reviewed 25 March 2017

          Firstly, once we booked we received a very informative email from the owners pointing out many tips and information our upcoming stay - this was a nice touch and very helpful. The hosts in general are excellent and have great local knowledge. Depending on which...More

          Thank Russ B
          Response from colinWaitomo, Owner at Waitomo Caves Guest Lodge

          Thanks for the review. It's great that the information we send to guests is of some use to them.

          Reviewed 21 March 2017

          We stayed here after doing one of the Waitomo Caves trips, and found it delightful. The host was very welcoming & helpful, and the room was tidy, clean, and fully equipped. Definitely a good value in this small town!

          Thank Lisa L
          Response from colinWaitomo, Owner at Waitomo Caves Guest Lodge

          Thanks for the review. We hope you found plenty to keep you occupied in our beautiful area.

          Reviewed 12 March 2017

          The owners make this place great. They were extremely helpful as we spent a couple of days exploring the area. They suggested places to eat (definitely try Huhu across the street!) and nearby attractions. They provided towels for black water rafting and flashlights to see...More

          Thank Stephanie W
          Response from colinWaitomo, Owner at Waitomo Caves Guest Lodge

          Thank you for your kind words. We're glad you enjoyed your Waitomo experience.

          Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

          Great location for visiting the caves, also opposite huhu cafe which is a lovely restaurant. Owners hospitable and knowledgeable about how to get the most out of our stay including a nice recommended short walk nearby. Breakfast was good, communal and social feel with time...More

          Thank Johan176
          Response from colinWaitomo, Owner at Waitomo Caves Guest Lodge

          Thanks for the review. It is always pleasing when guests from different countries all mix and chat at breakfast time.

          Reviewed 26 February 2017

          This lovely lodge has eight cabin rooms and is perched on a hillside with panoramic views from the top rooms. The wifi is very strong in the breakfast area and in the covered patio area just outside it, but as one moves upwards the signal...More

          Thank BrianInAuckland
          Response from colinWaitomo, Owner at Waitomo Caves Guest Lodge

          Thanks for your kind words. You are correct, rooms 1 & 3 do have the best views over the surrounding countryside. The other rooms tend to have closer, garden views.

          Woodlyn Park
          234 reviews
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          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
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          • US$72 - US$105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Family Rooms ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 8
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          • Waitomo Caves
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          debaney
          why isn't my review showing? Debaney Lefort
          15 January 2017|
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          Response from colinWaitomo | Property representative |
          We do not see any reviews until they are published on Trip Advisor. It may have been misplaced so may need to be redone.
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          eyesandears2014
          I can't get through to the phone number given, always busy and can't get a booking through tripadvisor for 1-/7/15/-11/7/15
          5 July 2015|
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          Response from colinWaitomo | Property representative |
          Hi try the phone number again, there's no reason why it isn't getting through as we live here and we have been here all day. The number is NZ (064) 78787641 or e-mail us at the e-mail address on our website which I cannot... More
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          eyesandears2014
          Hi, How do I contact the Waitomo Caves Guest Lodge, I find no contact details here, or lodge website? thanks
          5 July 2015|
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          Response from colinWaitomo | Property representative |
          Hi, phone 06478787641 or google waitomo caves guest lodge and get to our site that way. Trip advisor does not allow us to put our website link here as they want us to pay for extra services from them!!!
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          "Room 3 is the highest and has the best view - also has the farthest to carry bags."
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          "For good wifi, the lower rooms are best. For views, room 3 (the best views for sure!) or room 6 (views from..."
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          "We chose the upstairs room."
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          "Pick room 5, it has an awesome shower"
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