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Waitomo Big Bird Bed & Breakfast

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Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

What an amazing and unbelievable place. We were initially very apprehensive when v booked, but it turned out to b a superb choice and a very different kind of place. V stayed in b the bungalow and Ann was a super host. She Prepared delicious...More

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Response from waitomobigbird, Owner at Waitomo Big Bird Bed & BreakfastResponded 16 June 2016

Thank you for your review - we welcome you back anytime. We always enjoy enthusiastic families making the most of the unique opportunities we offer.

Reviewed 18 May 2016

Ann is a wonderful host and provided us with a great cup of tea and cookies when we arrived and a wonderful breakfast the next morning. We enjoyed the tour of the farm. While we understand it is a working farm, we did feel the...More

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Response from waitomobigbird, Owner at Waitomo Big Bird Bed & BreakfastResponded 19 May 2016

Winter has arrived and the room upgrade is planned this month. Spring cleaning of walls/windows/drapes done. Painting and recarpeting imminent. Thank you for choosing Big Bird and taking the time to review.

Reviewed 25 April 2016

We stayed as a family in the bungalow and loved our adventure from the big city to country life. There was plenty of space, comfy and cosy for our family of 5. Yes maybe not modern luxurious but kiwiana and at the heart of the...More

Thank Mel A
Response from waitomobigbird, Owner at Waitomo Big Bird Bed & BreakfastResponded 26 April 2016

Thank you - it was a pleasure treating you to "Pet Paradise" at "Nan Ann's". I am " Living my Dream" and love sharing it with others. It's Win Win!!

Reviewed 31 March 2016

It was our last hope for a place to stay. The owner said she only had one room left and it was not her best. Well, it was fine. It is out in the country. No problem. We had a typical NZ family meal. Wine,...More

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Response from waitomobigbird, Owner at Waitomo Big Bird Bed & BreakfastResponded 3 April 2016

Thank you for your lovely review - we are pleased we could make your stay was so memorable and enjoyable. Best wishes for 2016 - may good fortune continue to come your way!

Reviewed 29 March 2016

Great people run this b&b make you feel very welcome lots of interesting animals you can see and touch great breakfast. Overall a good place to stay I would like to go back someday. Comfortable beds and own bathroom.

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Response from waitomobigbird, Owner at Waitomo Big Bird Bed & BreakfastResponded 1 April 2016

Thank you for choosing Big Bird, we appreciate your review and encouragement. You are welcome back anytime. Wishing you well for the future.

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Free Parking
Free Internet
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
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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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