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Kiwi Paka Waitomo

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This is a pretty standard hostel. Not the cheapest but I'm waitomo there is little competition. The room I stayed in was pretty nice and spacious (a twin room). A bar is very near by and so are the caves. Have to pay for wifi which is always a downside.

Thank Claire b
KiwiWaitomo1, Director of Sales at Kiwi Paka Waitomo, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed your room stay and we hope to see you again. Thanks

Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

1 night in the lodge in a twin room. Nice room, good size, comfortable bed. Close by well equipped kitchen and lounge area. Bathrooms were fine and clean. Nice layout of the place. Great location right by the caves and walks surrounding. Nice staff. Is part of kiwi experience. Fair price. Would recommend.

Thank Emma L
KiwiWaitomo1, Director of Sales at Kiwi Paka Waitomo, responded to this review

Awesome thank you for the great review and glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. Hope you will come and visit again. Thanks

Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Me and my friend stayed here for 3 nights 28th - 31st October in a double room. The room was basic but clean and the bed was comfortable. The communal kitchen/dining area is large and clean, all appliances worked and there is a lovely balcony area to sit when the weather is nice. Bathrooms are also clean, however quite a...

Thank Rhianna F
KiwiWaitomo1, Director of Sales at Kiwi Paka Waitomo, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review and glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again.

Kurrajong, Australia
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Room was ok, very cold, hot water bad at times and heater did not work. Take blankets in cold weather! In a perfect spot with the bar and caves just down the road but you would only need to stay one night.

Thank jb1394
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

This place was okay. I shared this place with three other girls. This place is bare minimum. The card reader to get into the room had issues and the heater did not work. It was really cold and rainy when I visited. I was not very impressed with this place.

Thank jungahhhh
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

It's great not having to stay in bunks and it's a decent quality hostel for a visit to the caves. It is expensive at 32 dollars a night for what you get but your options are limited. Id suggest cooking as curlys bar is only average

Thank DerekMcH
Reviewed 30 August 2016

staying in hostels it is quiet amazing when you don't have to stay in bunk beds! Rooms where nice and spacious, could use a big heater it got quiet cold at night! Facilities where really good, bathrooms where clean, kitchen nice big and clean! A few minutes walk from the Waitomo glow worm caves, pub at the end of the...

Thank bananajen
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The staff were so friendly, the breakfast was great and the rooms were ok but a little cold! Bed was not bad for a hostel. Carly's bar down the road was lovely and good prices considering there is not much else around!

Thank Nicnac23
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Stayed in a 2 bed room for 1 night. It had a closet with hangers and shelves, which I found very useful. Beds were very comfy and the showers had hot water, good pressure, and were clean. The kitchen was adequate. Note that there are no ovens.

Thank chllc
Norwich, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Came here with the kiwi experience. It has a wonderful big kitchen and living area downstairs. It is single beds which is a welcome break for backpackers. My only concern is that it was a very big cold building which was hard to heat up. I would stay again if I was in the area for a night or 2

Thank Vicky_212013

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Waitomo Kiwipaka has backpackers accommodation as well as Chalet rooms. There is also a Pizzeria café/restaurant on site. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kiwi Paka Waitomo

Address: Kiwi Paka Waitomo School Road PO Box 26 Waitomo Caves, Waitomo Caves 3943, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Waitomo Caves
Price Range: $23 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kiwi Paka Waitomo 3*
Number of rooms: 47
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Kiwi Paka Waitomo North Island
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“Ask for extra blankets and pillows if you stay here.”
d_daisy, 21 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Don't stay here or anywhere else in Waitomo.”
Purobi, 20 Jun 2015 | Read review
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