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    Waitomo Big Bird Bed & Breakfast

    17 Waitomo Caves Road | Rd 7, Otorohanga 3977, New Zealand
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    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
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          Overview
          • Excellent53%
          • Very good26%
          • Average10%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible9%
          Travellers talk about
          “omelette” (18 reviews)
          “ostrich egg” (15 reviews)
          “farm tour” (11 reviews)
          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Suites
          Kitchenette
          Self-Serve Laundry
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          Waitomo Farmstay
          47 reviews
          #3 of 5 Speciality lodging in Waitomo Caves
           
          Waitomo Caves Guest Lodge
          508 reviews
          #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Waitomo Caves
           
          Waitomo Top 10 Holiday Park
          380 reviews
          #1 of 5 Speciality lodging in Waitomo Caves
           
          Redwood Lodge
          143 reviews
          #2 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Otorohanga
           
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          1 - 5 of 114 reviews

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          This b'n'b was located a short drive from the Waitomo caves and right on the highway, so it was easy to find. The rooms definitely had a bit of a musty smell, and the pillows/linen could use an update, but they were otherwise clean. There...More

          Thank HikinginJasper
          Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

          Ann was a superstar host. Very warm and friendly and always accommodating. We enjoyed the breakfast, especially the ostrich omlette ($5 for 2ppl). The highlight of course was getting to see and pet all the animals on her farm. Ostrich, emu, alpaca, llama, cows, sheep,...More

          Thank Tony T
          Response from waitomobigbird, Owner at Waitomo Big Bird Bed & BreakfastResponded 5 weeks ago

          Your company brightened my day.....all the best of good fortune with your own B&B one day! Thank-you for taking the time to review.

          Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

          We dropped by this dessert dead place around noon and couldn't find a soul in there. Rang the bell and knocked on the door. No one came out. As I'm driving away a lady half dressed come out and waved us hello. I stopped and...More

          Thank Yessy B
          Response from waitomobigbird, Owner at Waitomo Big Bird Bed & BreakfastResponded 21 May 2017

          1. Note to self... Put a "No Vacancy" or "Closed" sign up anytime I might take advantage of a "morning off" (1st in about 8 months) with no bookings ahead for the day. My check-in time is 2pm as is normal, so was caught on...More

          Reviewed 11 April 2017

          This is an adventure/experience stay. Ann and Ross have Ostriches, emus and a multitude of miniature animals. They themselves (Ann and Ross)are very interesting, engaging and full of fun! We stayed in the house and the rooms were spacious, comfortable and clean. It felt cozy...More

          Thank linda a
          Response from waitomobigbird, Owner at Waitomo Big Bird Bed & BreakfastResponded 16 April 2017

          Thank you for your enthusiasm for that which we offer. I do enjoy our "outside family" entertaining our guests - they give so much to the pro-animal people!!

          Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

          I stayed here with me friend (both of us 17) and my parents. When we first walked in, we were all pretty disappointed. The room was musty and a little dirty, and it made my asthma play up quite badly. However once we got settled...More

          Thank Georgia N
          Response from waitomobigbird, Owner at Waitomo Big Bird Bed & BreakfastResponded 16 April 2017

          Thank you for your review. For those accustomed to a "new" environment - it can be less-than expected, but we happily give that which we have. Thank you for your appreciation!

          Waitomo Farmstay
          47 reviews
          #3 of 5 Speciality lodging in Waitomo Caves
           
          Waitomo Caves Guest Lodge
          508 reviews
          #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Waitomo Caves
           
          Waitomo Top 10 Holiday Park
          380 reviews
          #1 of 5 Speciality lodging in Waitomo Caves
           
          Redwood Lodge
          143 reviews
          #2 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Otorohanga
           
          About
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          • Free Internet
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Self-Serve Laundry
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          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator in room
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Suites ,
          • Kitchenette
          • Number of rooms
          • 5
          • Location
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          • North Island >
          • Waikato Region >
          • Otorohanga
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          Traveller (98)
          Dining (10)
          Room & Suite (10)
          Hotel & Grounds (97)
          Family and Play Areas (1)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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          Room Tips
          "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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          "The bungalow and the chalet are best for privacy, but all rooms in the house looked comfy too. We stayed in..."
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