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    Waitomo Big Bird Bed & Breakfast

    17 Waitomo Caves Road | Rd 7, Otorohanga 3977, New Zealand
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    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (97)
    Dining (10)
    Room & Suite (10)
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    Overview

    • Excellent52%
    • Very good26%
    • Average9%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible8%
    Travellers talk about
    “omelette” (17 reviews)
    “ostrich egg” (15 reviews)
    “farm tour” (11 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Free Internet
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    Glow Worm Motel
    78 reviews
    #2 of 5 hotels in Waitomo Caves
     
    Waitomo Caves Hotel
    501 reviews
    #4 of 5 hotels in Waitomo Caves
     
    Woodlyn Park
    231 reviews
    #1 of 5 hotels in Waitomo Caves
     
    Waitomo Farmstay
    45 reviews
    #3 of 5 Speciality lodging in Waitomo Caves
     
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This is an adventure/experience stay. Ann and Ross have Ostriches, emus and a multitude of miniature animals. They themselves (Ann and Ross)are very interesting, engaging and full of fun! We stayed in the house and the rooms were spacious, comfortable and clean. It felt cozy...More

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    Response from waitomobigbird, Owner at Waitomo Big Bird Bed & Breakfast

    Thank you for your enthusiasm for that which we offer. I do enjoy our "outside family" entertaining our guests - they give so much to the pro-animal people!!

    Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

    I stayed here with me friend (both of us 17) and my parents. When we first walked in, we were all pretty disappointed. The room was musty and a little dirty, and it made my asthma play up quite badly. However once we got settled...More

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    Response from waitomobigbird, Owner at Waitomo Big Bird Bed & Breakfast

    Thank you for your review. For those accustomed to a "new" environment - it can be less-than expected, but we happily give that which we have. Thank you for your appreciation!

    Reviewed 7 February 2017

    If you have kids who love animals, or are an animal lover yourself, you will love the night you spend at this B&B. Ann has a menagerie of miniature farm animals - small cows, llamas, alpacas, munchkin cats, and giant birds - ostriches and emus....More

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    Response from waitomobigbird, Owner at Waitomo Big Bird Bed & Breakfast

    Thank you for your time to review and your genuine sentiments. We always enjoy hosting the appreciative and family-friendly!

    Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

    Our children loved it at big bird bnb . Ann and Ross are genuinely warm and welcoming. Our room in the house was very comfortable, the bathroom clean. Ann's love of animals is reflected in her happy and quiet herd which include if you can...More

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    Response from waitomobigbird, Owner at Waitomo Big Bird Bed & Breakfast

    Thank you for your enthusiastic enjoyment of the "unique collection" of my X-factor "outside family". This is fulfillment for me - offering a "homestyle farm experience" for those who enjoy animals - then see the "memories forever" being etched into kids experience as it happens...More

    Reviewed 30 January 2017

    We booked a cabin, and a room in the house for our teenage and younger children, as the bungalow was booked out. When received a message saying the hosts will be back at 6.30pm, and there would be a chance to pet the animals. We...More

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    Response from waitomobigbird, Owner at Waitomo Big Bird Bed & Breakfast

    It was an unfortunate day all round. We had to go to Auckland unexpectantly and hoped to be home earlier, but got held up in Auckland and were not able to get home in reasonable time. Our first day away in months, turned to custard...More

    Glow Worm Motel
    78 reviews
    #2 of 5 hotels in Waitomo Caves
     
    Waitomo Caves Hotel
    501 reviews
    #4 of 5 hotels in Waitomo Caves
     
    Woodlyn Park
    231 reviews
    #1 of 5 hotels in Waitomo Caves
     
    Waitomo Farmstay
    45 reviews
    #3 of 5 Speciality lodging in Waitomo Caves
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Waikato Region >
    • Otorohanga
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    Dining (10)
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    Room Tips
    "There are "cottages" which give you more privacy, have kitchens, etc. But we liked being closer in..."
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    "We had the 'backpacker room' with two twin beds. The room was small but comfy."
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    "Book in Waitomo itself and if you have children then visit the Big bird for a tour."
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    "The bungalow and the chalet are best for privacy, but all rooms in the house looked comfy too. We stayed in..."
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