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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can really tell the owners of the Waitomo Lodge pride themselves on having a clean and tidy facility. Rooms were extremely comfortable and well organised. Beds and bed linen were best we've found in New Zealand (yes, even better than the larger Auckland 5* hotels). As we had our three children along, the absolute best feature was the layout...

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NapierScarlett, Manager at Waitomo Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive words. My staff and I pride ourselves on offering clean rooms for our guests, and I will pass this message on to them. They do a wonderful job!!! Your review is very much appreciated.. Thank you again! Kath

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We had a quick trip to Te Kuiti the Waitomo Lodge is right on the main drag leading into town. Kath the Manager was very accomodating. The place is clean and tidy and very reasonable. We were so please we stay an extra night. If you are on you way to New Plymouth or Wellington, this is a great place...

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NapierScarlett, Manager at Waitomo Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you. I'm pleased you had a great stay with us. Enjoy the rest of your travels!!

Reviewed 30 September 2016

We enjoyed our stay. The room was fresh and clean. The heating was efficient. We stayed in a studio, the bathroom was a large wet room, with the usual problem of these types of bathrooms that the floor and toilet get splashed when you shower. Plenty of hot water though. We would definitely stay again. Appreciated the free wifi..

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HamiltonNZ
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

I have stayed a few times here for work. Everytime I arrive I get a warm greeting and quick check in. I loved my room ....plenty of space to relax in. It was a cold stormey night and the heating in the room worked a treat. It was lovely listening to the rain on the roof. Great wiifii...with good desk...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 July 2016

While I stayed one night only, I could easily have stayed for longer. The view from my room was awesome- garden, river, railway, hill, mist etc . The room was good sized, the bed very comfy, the shower hot and good accessories for a self- cooking motel stay. There's a bit of noise from the state highway and the trains,...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This well equipped motel is kept clean and tidy. There is a large shared kitchen facility for anyone who wants to cook, however the rooms have everything you need if you want to just eat a takeaway in peace. The linen was great quality and comfortable, and the bed was very easy to sleep in. The only thing I would...

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Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Had a one night stop over here on the way to the glow caves, close location to some awesome restaurants and just across the road from an excellent walking track and walking distance from a supermarket. Motel was extremely clean and great service at front desk. Exceeds my expectations for budget accommodation!

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Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Much better than you would expect from a drive-in Motel. Room was spotless, bed was comfortable and heating worked well so no complaints! There is a train line immediately behind the rooms though which is loud but didn't bother us. Would stay here again if in the area.

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Sunshine Coast BC
Reviewed 21 March 2016

This Lodge is a very comfortable rest stop. It is clean and efficient and has a well laid out space inside. We were able to get a few things from the grocery store which was 5 minutes walk away and heat them up in our little kitchenette area in our room. We had breakfast the next morning across the road...

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Timberlake, North Carolina
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We booked this hotel through I-Site and were pleasantly surprised by the size of the room and comfort. It isn't right in Waitomo but was just a short drive. We had a nice view to woods and railroad tracks. The trains passed but did not bother us.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Waitomo Lodge was opened in March 2008 and boasts the choice of 14 studio, and 6 one bedroom units. All units have Super King beds, flat screen TV, Sky TV, tea and coffee making facilities, blackout blinds and spacious en-suite bathrooms. Additionally, some units have spa baths, air conditioning, cooking facilities, and broadband connections. Local Tourist Attractions include the Waitomo Caves, Ruakuri Cave, Spellbound Tours, Black Water Rafting and Otorohanga Kiwi House. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waitomo Lodge

Address: State Hwy 3 | North end of Te Kuiti, Te Kuiti 3910, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Te Kuiti
Price Range: £73 - £82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Waitomo Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Rooms towards the back will have less traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles DeborahK765, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you are a light sleeper bring some earplugs as you can hear the train and big trucks.”
 of 5 bubbles france_the_dance, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“There is a railroad behind the motel and so this could bother some people. It didn't bother us at all.”
 of 5 bubbles Cucina58, 21 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms at back as they are near a railway line”
 of 5 bubbles 38nickh, 10 Feb 2016 | Read review
“ask for the rooms with the deck out the back”
 of 5 bubbles Pilotgal1, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
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