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    Waitomo Caves Guest Lodge

    7 Waitomo Village Road, Waitomo Caves 3943, New Zealand
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    11 - 15 of 471 reviews

    Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

    This B&B is lovely. Lyn and Richie are the new owners and are so friendly, helpful, and gracious. They are planning improvements, but honestly our room (#1) was superb. It was high up the stairs with a wonderful view through several windows, birds right outside,...More

    Thank weedyjo
    Response from lynWaitomo, Owner at Waitomo Caves Guest LodgeResponded 25 June 2017

    Thank you so much for your review. So pleased you enjoyed your stay with us.

    Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

    Richard and Lynn were very nice hosts. Knowledgeable of the area and offered lots of good suggestions for things to do and places to eat. Rooms were clean and comfortable and Thomas, the cat made it feel like home.

    Thank sarahhh318
    Response from lynWaitomo, Owner at Waitomo Caves Guest LodgeResponded 18 June 2017

    Thanks so much for your review. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Please come again.

    Reviewed 2 June 2017

    Waitomo Caves Guest Lodge has just been sold and the new owners are in the process of some improvements I believe. The location is great, yes the rooms do need some love and I hope the new owners will make some necessary updates. There is...More

    Thank 792Carol_H
    Response from lynWaitomo, Owner at Waitomo Caves Guest LodgeResponded 3 June 2017

    Thank you for your review. Your comments are greatly appreciated. Hope you enjoyed your stay in Waitomo.

    Reviewed 28 May 2017

    The owners are so organized, friendly and knowledgeable. It was raining when we got to the property. We saw Colin's map to direct people to their respective rooms which was really appreciated as we did not have to queue and wait in the rain. After...More

    Thank Christine C
    Response from colinWaitomo, Owner at Waitomo Caves Guest LodgeResponded 30 May 2017

    Thank you for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay in Waitomo. Lyn & Richy

    Reviewed 2 May 2017

    My husband and I recently stayed at Waitomo Caves Guest Lodge and can highly recommend it as a good spot if you are visiting the caves and attractions in Waitomo. It's right in the center of the township with easy access to the information centres,...More

    Thank max_in_melbourne
    Response from colinWaitomo, Owner at Waitomo Caves Guest LodgeResponded 3 May 2017

    Thanks for the review and we are so pleased you enjoyed your brief stay in Waitomo Caves Village.

    Waitomo Caves Hotel
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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$78 - US$109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
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    debaney
    16 January 2017|
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    Response from lynWaitomo | Property representative |
    We do not see any reviews until they are published on Trip Advisor. It may have been misplaced so may need to be redone.
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    eyesandears2014
    5 July 2015|
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    Response from lynWaitomo | Property representative |
    Hi try the phone number again, there's no reason why it isn't getting through as we live here and we have been here all day. The number is NZ (064) 78787641 or e-mail us at the e-mail address on our website which I cannot... More
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    5 July 2015|
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    Response from lynWaitomo | Property representative |
    Hi, phone 06478787641 or google waitomo caves guest lodge and get to our site that way. Trip advisor does not allow us to put our website link here as they want us to pay for extra services from them!!!
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    "Room 1 for the views."
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    "Run to Hamilton instead."
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    "Room 3 is the highest and has the best view - also has the farthest to carry bags."
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    "For good wifi, the lower rooms are best. For views, room 3 (the best views for sure!) or room 6 (views from..."
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