Waitomo Caves Hotel

School Access Road, Waitomo Caves, New Zealand  show map
 3 stars
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Waitomo Caves Hotel

Paid Wi-Fi
Free parking
Luggage storage
24-hour
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Spa lounge

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Overview

Waitomo Caves Hotel is a 3-star venue positioned about 3.5 km from Cambridge Thoroughbred Lodge, Altura Gardens and Wildlife Park and Mystery Creek Events Centre.

The hotel is right in the center of Waitomo District. The property is set a 10-minute stroll from Waitomo District center.

Hamilton airport can be reached in 50 minutes by car from Waitomo Caves Hotel.

Rooms

Modern rooms at Waitomo Caves Hotel are equipped with multi-channel television, a writing desk, cable TV with on-demand movies, a refrigerator and an iron with ironing board. Some rooms at Waitomo Caves Hotel have a view over the hills. They also have an electric kettle and coffee/tea makers available for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Guests can enjoy a meal in Huhu, which are located in a historic area, just about 5 minutes’ walk from Waitomo Caves Hotel.

Services

Aside from a free car park and a storage room, guests can make use of room service and ironing service.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   24.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Limited time reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • No elevators

Services

  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Spa lounge
  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Central heating
  • Separate sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Fan/ Extractor
  • Kettle
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Bedroom

  • Electric blankets

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until 07:00-10:00 

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

School Access Road, Waitomo Caves, New Zealand

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City Center
  • Waitomo Caves
    2300 ft
Airports
  • Hamilton (HLZ)
    30.0 mi
  • Taupo (TUO)
    62.4 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 07:00-10:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    24

Rooms and availability

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Small Double Room
Bed type: Double bed
Size: 155 sq. feet
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Located in the Art Deco wing, this first floor, renovated room features a modern, en suite bathroom with a shower over a bath. It also includes a TV and free WiFi.

Room facilities
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    King Room
    Bed type: King-size bed
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    Features an extra large king-size bed and a private bathroom. Also includes a TV, refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities. Please note there is no capacity for additional guests.

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      Queen Room
      Bed type: King-size bed
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      Features a queen-size bed and a private bathroom with bath. Also includes tea/coffee making facilities and a TV. Please note there is no capacity for additional guests.

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        Premium King Room
        Bed type: King-size bed
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        This twin/double room features a electric kettle.

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          Deluxe King Room
          Bed type: King-size bed
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          Features a spacious shared balcony with views of either Waitomo Caves or Waitomo Village. The extra large king-size bed can be split into 2 single beds. Please note there is no capacity for additional guests.

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            Triple Room
            Bed type: King-size bed
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            Features a private bathroom, TV and tea/coffee making facilities.

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              How to reach hotel

              hotel Waitomo Caves Hotel Waitomo Caves location
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              Hotel Address:

              School Access Road, Waitomo Caves, New Zealand

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Waitomo Caves
                2300 ft
              Airports
              • Hamilton (HLZ)
                30.0 mi
              • Taupo (TUO)
                62.4 mi
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-out:
                until 07:00-10:00 
              • Number of rooms:
                24

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              What's nearby

              Popular areas

              • City Center - 2000 ft

              Places of interest

              • Waitomo Glow Worm Caves - 1400 ft

              Local attractions

              • Ruakuri Cave - 1.1 mi
                585 Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo Caves
              • Waitomo Glowworm Caves - 3.7 mi
                39 Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo Caves
              • Aranui Cave - 7.0 mi
                39 Waitomo Caves Road, Otorohanga
              • Altura Gardens and Wildlife Park - 2.2 mi
                477 Fullerton Rd Waitomo, Waitomo Caves
              • Caveworld - 3.7 mi
                Access Road, Waitomo Caves, Waitomo Caves

              Near the hotel

              • Marokopa Falls - 600 ft
                Te Anga Road, Waitomo Caves
              • Waitomo Adventures - Lost World 4 Hr Option - 4200 ft
                Waitomo Adventure Centre, Waitomo Caves
              • Waitomo Adventures - Haggas Honking Holes - 4200 ft
                Waitomo Adventure Centre, Waitomo Caves
              • Mangapohue Natural Bridge - 600 ft
                Te Anga Road, Waitomo Caves
              • Waitomo Adventures - Tumu Tumu Toobing - 4200 ft
                654 Waitomo Caves Rd, Waitomo Caves
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-out:
                until 07:00-10:00 
              • Number of rooms:
                24

              Waitomo Caves Hotel Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Waitomo Caves Hotel

              Average guest rating

              6.8out of 10
              Very good
              Based on 22 reviews

              Guest reviews

              • Older travelers
                5.4

                Location

                Meal was dull, room shabby, cost overpriced.

              • Family with children
                5.0

                We liked the location and surroundings. The meals were good

                There was no security regarding being able to lock our room securely. The aroma from the on-suite was unacceptable. Your staff not knowing the details of our booking, (Didn't know as to if our breakfast was included in the booking or not.) The $25 breakfast cost for a piece of toast and cup of coffee!!!!!

              • Family with children
                4.2

                Room was very tired like the rest of the hotel. Internet service was terrible - $20 but it never worked. The Waitomo caves are a great experience and the hotel is the only "quality" one in town but no money has been spent on it for 30 years and it really shows.

              • Older travelers
                6.6

                1. Location 2. Tidy gardens and surrounds 3. Period decor.

                1. Faulty shower 2. Shaver outlet not working. 3. Exorbitant breakfast costs for elderly people who merely want tea and toast. 4. Tatty building maintenance.

              • Older travelers
                8.2

                The age of the old hotel

                I felt sad that it is not a thriving hotel as I feel it has so much potential, the hotel is very tired and although the rooms are clean and comfortable this hotel could be a fabulous boutique hotel that many visitors could enjoy

              • Group of friends
                5.4

                Disappointing, although the Manager & Staff did all they could, I felt that the Hotel needs a fully refurbishmnent and should be closed untill finished, we thought this was a better choise than the Bed & Breakfast, so that was a big mistake.

              • Older travelers
                8.2

                Quaint step back in time, true historic hotel, would have been truly grand in it's heyday. Lovely to stay in old world charm.

                Bathroom small - as not in original design of hotel due to it's age, but still nice to be updated and have ensuite bathroom.

              • Couple
                5.8

                perhaps we are allocated the old wing hence the decoration are filled with old English flavor. Personally it was eery for me but there is no ghost! It was a pretty small old English boutique like hotel I would say. Location was great because it was next to Waitomo cave.

                The toilet was too old in the old wing. And they do not offer cooked breakfast. Their breakfast is over price. I recommend you to take yr breakfast at the nearby cafe (There are several cafe located at the slope of the hotel).

              • Single
                10.0

                Old world charm, and a peaceful location, with friendly staff

              • Older travelers
                7.8

                Proximity to Waitomo Caves and its classic look

                It does not have the comforts typically expected in hotels (heat for one) and space.

              • Couple
                7.8

                We liked the historical aspect, the design, the location.

              • Couple
                7.4

                Staff very friendly. Kept kitchen open for us even though we arrived after it had closed.

                Hotel is a bit run down in parts. Needs new paint on ceilings.

              • Older travelers
                6.2

                Historically interesting

                Offensive smell in ensuite - drainage poorly installed with water lock in shower base absent. Staff informed who assured us of immediate action. This hotel is a very tired "old girl". It is to be hoped "she" can be rescued and restored to former glory.

              • Older travelers
                7.4

                The weather was very hot and there is no air conditioning, fan was provided but was not enough.

              • Single
                8.2

                Very friendly staff. Beautiful old building in a beautiful location. Nice restaurant. Cosy room.

                Walls/doors quite thin so might hear some noise from the other rooms or the corridor.

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Waitomo Caves Hotel Waitomo Caves location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              School Access Road, Waitomo Caves, New Zealand

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Waitomo Caves
                2300 ft
              Airports
              • Hamilton (HLZ)
                30.0 mi
              • Taupo (TUO)
                62.4 mi
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-out:
                until 07:00-10:00 
              • Number of rooms:
                24