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Orewa
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

wonderfull place to stay for rthe night. Very friendly, VERY clean and a good pillow!!!!! The host even suggested where we have a meal as it was late at night.Would love to stay ther again some time.Even the bed was comfortable

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Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here so I wouldn't have to drive far to visit the Waitomo caves. Great location, although there is not much nightlife, but I didn't really come for the town anyways. Friendly service, helped me out when a space heater broke. A nice, family run establishment.

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Thank Tom M
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

We arrived just before closing and got a room for the night with two very tired children, the owners were very friendly and accommodating. We had no problems with anything and the rooms were very clean, very comfy beds. Very close to town and nice with the country view from the porch. would highly recommend this motel.

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1 Thank Judy J
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We were looking for somewhere to shelter from deteriorating weather on our way to Auckland and this motel turned out to be ideal. Very nice staff who negotiated a reasonable rate and made sure we were comfortable and that everything was working. A large unit with a full kitchen so we could make own dinner. Will stay there again. Definitely... More 

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Thank J2381KUjamesb
Whangarei, New Zealand
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

We arrived much later than we had intended. The owners were very friendly and helpful. Although the decor is a bit dated, the room was scrupulously clean and warm on a cool night. There was a good wi-fi connection. The beds were very comfortable and despite it being very close to the main highway there was very little noise from... More 

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Thank Boz23
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I would recommend finding alternative accommodation elsewhere (perhaps 10 minutes up the road at Waitomo). The pictures on the websites are of the other half of the motel across the road. There is a chance that like us, you'll be given a room with the motel operators living above it. We were woken up on and off throughout most of... More 

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2 Thank Larni H
Willem D, Manager at Otorohanga and Waitomo Motels, responded to this review

It is true that our Website has pictures of the other side of our Motel as it is newer than this side where the reception is.I don't see any reason why this Guest was miss guided so to say.When Guests arrive they either have booked specific rooms(we have rooms to suit most sort after ones ie singles, doubles, cheap as... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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47 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

This motel is located on both sides of the road - the Reception and some rooms are on one side with another 5 units across the road, we were told if we needed anything just to pick up the phone and they would come over. We stayed in a 1 bedroom unit for 2 nights, the beds were comfortable and... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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56 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

Stepping into the two bedroom unit here was a bit like stepping into a time warp into the 1970's . The light switches ,the power points , the stove , the stainless steel bench top , the carpenter-built kitchen units ..... all these were from an era forty or more years ago . But so was the service provided :... More 

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2 Thank Jim J
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 24 May 2016

Family and friends stayed here as we were attending a wedding close by.We found the motel really suited our needs.It was very clean and tidy although a little out dated.The staff were very friendly and helpful, making us feel very welcome.

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2 Thank davenchris01
Whangarei, New Zealand
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 May 2016

Very friendly welcome. The unit was basic but very clean. It had everything you need for a short stay. Curtains a bit threadbare and could do with replacement but all the essentials were in good condition - towels, cutlery, crockery etc.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We welcome you to Otorohanga, closest town to the world famous Waitomo Caves. The wide range of activities on offer is guaranteed to satisfy all age groups and complement any family holiday. Stay with us for friendly service, comfortable, spacious and affordable accommodation in a picturesque rural setting. All our units are fully self-contained with ample free parking & WiFi plus a spa pool and outdoor swimming pool. We are located just 1km north of the Otorohanga township on SH3. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Otorohanga and Waitomo Motels

Address: 59 Main North Rd (SH 3), Otorohanga, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Otorohanga
Price Range: £62 - £79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Otorohanga and Waitomo Motels 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Perfect stopover”
 of 5 bubbles 656judyj, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There is a main road out the front and whilst it was not noisy, you could hear the traffic so a unit away from the road would be best.”
 of 5 bubbles 995gayr, 14 May 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are about the same.”
 of 5 bubbles tuxcatt1, 14 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Good value for money and nice and quiet”
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“Close the windows at night to keep the bugs out”
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