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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for one night wished we had stayed more. After going to the caves we went and checked in,meet mr John the owner who showed us around really lovely views our room was very cosy.Only 4 rooms felt like home ,breakfast in the morning was around a big table and was very good,johns wife Helen was a great...

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Barrie, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cute, nice and convenient place -Close to the Waitomo Caves (1 minute drive), close to restaurants and shops -Place is really nice and clean -Owners are super friendly -Breakfast was so delicious with lots of choices -Free Wifi, coffee, tea, cookies etc. -Careful driving up the driveway its pretty steep -Bring your own towel if you want to shower

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helen_waitomo, Owner at Abseil Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for you nice comments. I must admit I am easily distracted, as I do enjoy meeting new guests. Occassionally, when guests check in early and the weather has been wet, the room may not be finished at the time of arrival. If, due to distraction, towels are then not subsequently supplied a quick query to either me or...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

I called and spoke with John to request a room. Fodor's recommended this B and B so I was excited about the stay. Somehow there was confusion about our family party of 4. John assumed we were 4 adults, even after I asked for a room to sleep us together as a family. He said we needed 2 rooms. I...

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helen_waitomo, Owner at Abseil Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Unfortunately the phone call to reserve the room kept on cutting out so that it was not clear that the booking was for a family of young children and not two couples. When they arrived after 8.30 pm and this became known, we immediately arranged for them to stay at the Waitomo Caves B&B Lodge which does have family accommodation....

Wellington
Reviewed 11 September 2016

A lovely stay. The Abseil Inn is very conveniently located for the getting to the local attractions. Helen and John were very welcoming, even with our late arrival. You can watch the sun set from the porch outside the room then walk down the road to the Huhu Restaurant for a delicious dinner. Breakfast was generous, tasty and ran like...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 8 September 2016

The perfect stay, the rooms were all lovely with incredible views over the Waitomo countryside. Fabulous breakfast with tons of choice and homemade jams, curds and pastries. The lounge has a bookcase full of Kiwi books and films and the iPod has kiwi artists on it. All the crockery is made by a local pottery place which we visited and...

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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

You are feeling at home in the Abseil Inn. They are so friendly and open, and the rooms are cozy too. The Breakfast is ofcourse a highlight. When it is winter you get a heating in the room, so that it is apways nice and warm. The living room is also for everyone and a great place to have a...

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Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Helen and John run an amazing bed and breakfast in Waitomo. They have a beautiful property atop a hill with wonderful views from the rooms and wrap-around porch. The wooden floors are clean and the beds comfortable. Breakfast is a true pleasure and you can choose options for your hot breakfast. John's "Waitomo Eggs" are a version of Eggs Benedict,...

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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Helen and John were great hosts. Breakfast was delicious- try the Waitomo Eggs! Helen also helped us book our glow worm tour and knows a lot about the local area. As we were staying in winter warmth was important and we were well looked after. Heated blankets, quilt and heater in room. Thin walls may not suit some lighter sleepers...

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Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the swamp room, which had a lovely comfortable bed and a bath big enough for two! The owners were really friendly and breakfast was big and delicious. Make sure you ask for toast and try some of their extensive honey selection! Careful of the super steep driveway though!

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Buffalo
Reviewed 13 May 2016

We had a wonderful stay. Comfortable accommodations and great breakfast. The view of the surrounding pastures, beautifully green and shining with the morning dew was wonderful to behold. We had no issue with the steep driveway, even in our small rental car.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Abseil Breakfast Inn

Address: 709 Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo Caves, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Waitomo Caves
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Abseil Hotel Waitomo Caves
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