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We are located in the Waikato, a 2 and a half hour drive south of Auckland and 2 hours across from Rotorua. We are a couple of minutes drive from the world famous Glowworm Caves in Waitomo. Our Motels are world unique, built in part from recycled and natural materials. They have in the past worked hard as a war plane, a navy patrol boat and a carriage from the steam train era. As such they have a slightly lingering aroma from their industrial past, much like any modern vehicle - their scent reflects the materials they are made of. Our Hobbits built underground contain natural fibre curtains and some timbers - these too reflect the natural scent of their origins.
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Hamilton Airport48 km
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived late after visiting Hobbiton & the lovely owners had left us a note to say they’d put the heaters & tv on for us. The unit was huge. Large bathroom, small kitchen area, sofa, dining table & huge wooden bed. Saw a door...More

Thank Debs P
Response from Barryw1958, Front Office Manager at Woodlyn ParkResponded 1 week ago

We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Woodlyn Park and hope that you enjoyed the rest of your holiday.

Reviewed 29 September 2018

We stayed at the Hobbit motel for just two nights. We would've stayed longer but it was booked solid! So book early!! The hobbit motel has just two suites and is the most popular of all their buildings. It is very charming. Pass through the...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2018

We slept in a plane! How cool is that? We had a fantastic night in the cockpit section of the plane and my inner boy was just really really happy playing with all the instruments and steering wheels. The bed was quite cozy and luckily...More

Thank Tor M
Response from Barry w, Manager at Woodlyn ParkResponded 8 September 2018

We are very glad that you enjoyed the unusual aspects of the Plane Cockpit, unfortunately being the size the plane is we cannot increase the bathroom size, hence the sliding door, sorry about that. For the WiFi yes it is a concern for some people,...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

This place is too cute!! We stayed in The Hobbit room and it was very clean and comfortable. The owner was very kind and told us about some nearby points of interest. It was all topped off by an adorable lamb who followed us around...More

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Response from Barry w, Manager at Woodlyn ParkResponded 6 August 2018

We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and got to spend some time with Laaaary.

Reviewed 31 July 2018

My daily view is of Wellington city so to wake up and see this amazing rural setting was wonderful...and to be in a Hobbit hole made it soooo much better. Big tick off the bucket list. It was cute and cozy and my husband and...More

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Response from Barry w, Manager at Woodlyn ParkResponded 1 August 2018

We are pleased you were able to enjoy your stay in the Hobbit Unit, it is certainly a different view, especially when compared to Wellington.

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FrancesS1268
23 September 2018|
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We have had porta cots in all the units except for S4 (Endeavour unit) The Plane and S2 (Britannic unit) are fairly small spaces though. Kind regards, Shelley
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neelie-scribbles
23 April 2018|
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Suitable for 6 means one queen bed and 4 single beds. Sleeps 6 means suitable for 6 people adult or children. We have safety regulations to adhere to and more than 6 overcrowds the facilities. Thank you.
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17 September 2015|
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Yes children are definitely welcome at Woodlyn Park. Although we are only a small business most of our units are family units that can sleep up to 6 people. We are situated on a small farm property with some very friendly... More
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"If you go for the plane, make sure to take the cockpit..."
torm559
7 Sep 2018
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"Don't stay here!"
liberty1983178
5 May 2018
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"we took all our meals down the road in the Waitomo village which has a few different eating places within..."
KevinH81
16 Dec 2017
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"Many quirky units to choose from."
derby2
10 Dec 2017
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 120 - US$ 142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
woodlyn park north islandwoodlyn park hotel north island
LOCATION
New ZealandNorth IslandWaikato RegionWaitomo DistrictWaitomo Caves
NUMBER OF ROOMS
9
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