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    Waitomo Big Bird Bed & Breakfast

    17 Waitomo Caves Road | Rd 7, Otorohanga 3977, New Zealand
    011 64 7-808 1259
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    • Excellent56%
    • Very good25%
    • Average9%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible8%
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    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

    Our children loved it at big bird bnb . Ann and Ross are genuinely warm and welcoming. Our room in the house was very comfortable, the bathroom clean. Ann's love of animals is reflected in her happy and quiet herd which include if you can...More

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    Response from waitomobigbird, Owner at Waitomo Big Bird Bed & BreakfastResponded 5 February 2017

    Thank you for your enthusiastic enjoyment of the "unique collection" of my X-factor "outside family". This is fulfillment for me - offering a "homestyle farm experience" for those who enjoy animals - then see the "memories forever" being etched into kids experience as it happens...More

    Reviewed 30 January 2017

    We booked a cabin, and a room in the house for our teenage and younger children, as the bungalow was booked out. When received a message saying the hosts will be back at 6.30pm, and there would be a chance to pet the animals. We...More

    Thank cammy125
    Response from waitomobigbird, Owner at Waitomo Big Bird Bed & BreakfastResponded 2 February 2017

    It was an unfortunate day all round. We had to go to Auckland unexpectantly and hoped to be home earlier, but got held up in Auckland and were not able to get home in reasonable time. Our first day away in months, turned to custard...More

    Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

    We needed a place to stay before going to the Waitono caves, and found the Big Bird. The hostess is really nice and friendly, but the descriptions of the B&B is not exactly accurate. Our "cottage with an ensuite bathroom" turned out to be a...More

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    Response from waitomobigbird, Owner at Waitomo Big Bird Bed & BreakfastResponded 17 January 2017

    As clearly explained over the phone to the person booking last minute - the normal accommodation was all booked out - it was 3rd Jan, and we had just added a portacabin and removal unit to cater for extra demand. The emergency offer we made...More

    Reviewed 5 January 2017

    I was travelling with a group of friends and since there were so many of us, we booked a 'bungalow' for the night. The bungalow came with a kitchenette right next to a small dining area, a small shower and toilet, 2 queen size beds,...More

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

    Thank you for adding your review - we appreciate the feedback and do offer a unique experience with our menagerie of Large Birds and Miniature animals...

    Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

    Stayed only one night here whilst visiting Waitomo caves and found it a very friendly place to stay. A tour of the farm and being able to touch the animals, even an Ostrich, was a bonus. Breakfast was good and the addition of an Ostrich...More

    Thank Ed C
    Response from waitomobigbird, Owner at Waitomo Big Bird Bed & BreakfastResponded 12 November 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to kindly review your visit. Nice to add a little "unique" experience to your travel. Victoria and her family are laying well....so we have Ostrich-Egg Heaven!!

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    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Waikato Region >
    • Otorohanga
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    "Great for kids"
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    "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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