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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Hubby and I came through for a family wedding and stayed a couple of nights at Waitimo Lodge. As far as short stay rooms go, I could not fault this at all and wish we had longer there. The room was massive: big comfy bed, loads of moving about space (which was greatly appreciated especially when trying to "doll" up...

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NapierScarlett, Manager at Waitomo Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind words.. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us... Regards, Kath

Innsbruck, Austria
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely 1 night sleep in this motel. The check in was friendly and easy. When we entered the room we found a spacious 2 bedroom Appartement with a large bathroom. The place was very clean and tidy, the beds comfortable. We had a good night sleep and would stay here again.

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NapierScarlett, Manager at Waitomo Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words.. my staff and I really appreciate your positive feedback. Kath

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

The lodge looks like any normal motel from the outside but we were impressed once we got inside. Very spacious, clean and provides a lot of amenities that most comparable 4/5 star hotels will have too. Space was amazing and modern. We arrived to check in late at night and the lady was still around and very friendly during check...

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NapierScarlett, Manager at Waitomo Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your wonderful review of Waitomo Lodge. I really appreciate your positive feedback and will pass your comments on to my staff who work very hard to make our guests comfortable. Warm regards. Kath

St. Catharines
Reviewed 29 December 2016

From the outside, this looks like a typical roadside motel but once we entered our room, we were pleasantly surprised. The beds are extremely comfortable and very clean. We had all the equipment needed to make our breakfast and the bistro across the road provided wonderful coffee. The traffic at night is quite noisy but unavoidavle due to the motel's...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 27 December 2016

The Waitomo Lodge Motel is ideally situated at the northern end of Te Kuiti and only about a 15 minute drive from the magnificent Waitomo Glow-worm Caves. On our recent stay we had a spotlessly clean unit with an extremely comfortable bed and kitchen equipped with fridge, micro-wave oven and twin hotplate cook-top. There was also a good sized bathroom...

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NapierScarlett, Manager at Waitomo Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review of Waitomo Lodge Motel. I appreciate your positive feedback and do hope you can stay with us again. Regards Kath

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We were running very late on our trip to Waitomo, but the owners were very helpful and made our late arrival nice and easy (they even left our room light on for us!). The accommodation was nice and large with a bedroom, sitting area and our 2nd bed, and a large bathroom. I loved that they had office pets too...

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Reviewed 4 November 2016

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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  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • 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: ₹ 5,960 - ₹ 7,839 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Waitomo Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Absolutely try for a room at the back facing the woods.”
janeaO115PU, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Riverside for view.”
anne_hughes, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms towards the back will have less traffic noise.”
DeborahK765, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you are a light sleeper bring some earplugs as you can hear the train and big trucks.”
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.”
Cucina58, 21 Mar 2016 | Read review
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