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    Caves Motor Inn

    728 State Highway 3 | Hangatiki Junction, Waitomo Caves, New Zealand
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview
    • Excellent16%
    • Very good36%
    • Average29%
    • Poor16%
    • Terrible3%
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    Reviewed 21 February 2017

    Bed was very comfortable but in order to get a good nights sleep you need to be profoundly deaf. They do provide ear plugs but even with these it is impossible to cut out the noise of the traffic and the trains, even in the...More

    1  Thank Chris M
    Response from cavesmi, Manager at Caves Motor InnResponded 24 February 2017

    Thanks for your review, unfortunately some people are more sensitive to noise than others which is one of the reasons for the earplugs, other people have reviewed saying "earplugs not needed had a great nights sleep" !! sorry your stay was not the best ......More

    Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

    Stayed 1 night recently. We were delayed at airport and contacted the inn to let them know. They reassured us that they would be available after 8pm office closing time ( cleaning up in restaurant). We finally arrived 9.45pm and were welcomed warmly. Room was...More

    Thank Lyn_traveller13
    Response from cavesmi, Manager at Caves Motor InnResponded 24 February 2017

    Thanks so much for taking the time to post your positive review ... really appreciate knowing that our customers had a great stay, I trust your visit to the area was enjoyable

    Reviewed 15 January 2017

    Always a worry when the first thing you see upon entering a Hotel room is a set of ear plugs beside the bed and if you are a light sleeper then they are definitely needed. The room was comfortable enough and clean and had a...More

    1  Thank scorps_sting
    Response from cavesmi, Manager at Caves Motor InnResponded 24 February 2017

    Thanks we appreciate both positive and constructive reviews, unfortunately some people are more sensitive to noise than others which is one of the reasons for the earplugs, other people have reviewed saying "earplugs not needed had a great nights sleep" !! We advise all customers...More

    Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

    We had been blindsided by getting the last vacancy in Taupo days before, so panicked and booked here. Rooms were clean and had a kitchenette, the windows were triple glazed? But being beside the highway, was still quite noisy. Efficient checkin, and closed when we...More

    1  Thank Martin R
    Response from cavesmi, Manager at Caves Motor InnResponded 24 February 2017

    Thanks we do appreciate both positive and constructive reviews, not sure what the heading means with regards to "misleading location" ? unfortunately some people are more sensitive to noise than others which is one of the reasons for the earplugs, other people have reviewed saying...More

    Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

    We spent two nights here as a family. We used this as a base to explore the Waitomo caves and Hobbiton experience. Despite its modest appearance the accommodation was exactly what we required and was spotless. We were even supplied with ear plugs to combat...More

    Thank Lisa M
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$ 72 - US$ 123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 28
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    • Waitomo Caves
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    Room Tips
    "Room at the back away from the road!"
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    "Wifi reception isn't good"
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    "Choose a room at the back of the complex if you are a light sleeper"
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    "Light sleepers should ask for a room up the back."
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