Waitomo Caves Hotel

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

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Spa lounge

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Kitchen facilities

Electric kettle

Overview

The grand 3-star Waitomo Caves Hotel offers modern guestrooms.

This hotel is about 54.7 km away from Cambridge Thoroughbred Lodge. A 90-minute drive to Papamoa.

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

Rooms

Waitomo Caves Hotel offers 24 guestrooms appointed with a safe, a personal computer, cable TV with on-demand movies, a balcony and an iron with ironing board with all the sights of Waitomo Caves within easy access. Some rooms overlook the garden. For more comfort a hairdryer, a shower and complimentary toiletries are provided.

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

The property features free self parking, a safety deposit box and a free private car park.

Relax

Waitomo Caves Hotel delights guests with a spa lounge and a Jacuzzi.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   24.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site 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

  • 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

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Electric blankets

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out 07:00-10:00 FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 2 years
Existing bedding FREE

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Waitomo Caves Hotel Waitomo Caves location
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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

Waitomo Caves Hotel photos Room
Small Double Room
Garden view
  • Room size:

    155 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Electric blankets
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:TV
Room Description:

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.

Waitomo Caves Hotel photos Room
King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Electric blankets
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:TV
Room Description:

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.

Waitomo Caves Hotel photos Room
Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Electric blankets
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:TV
Room Description:

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.

Waitomo Caves Hotel photos Room
Deluxe King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • + More
  • General:Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Electric blankets
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:TV
Room Description:

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.

Waitomo Caves Hotel photos Room
Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • + More
  • General:Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Electric blankets
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:TV
Room Description:

Features a private bathroom, TV and tea/coffee making facilities.

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center2000 ft

Places of interest

  • Waitomo Glow Worm Caves1400 ft

Local attractions

  • Ruakuri Cave1.1 mi
    585 Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo Caves
  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves3.7 mi
    39 Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo Caves
  • Aranui Cave7.0 mi
    39 Waitomo Caves Road, Otorohanga
  • Altura Gardens and Wildlife Park2.2 mi
    477 Fullerton Rd Waitomo, Waitomo Caves
  • Caveworld3.7 mi
    Access Road, Waitomo Caves, Waitomo Caves

Near the hotel

  • Marokopa Falls600 ft
    Te Anga Road, Waitomo Caves
  • Waitomo Adventures - Lost World 4 Hr Option4200 ft
    Waitomo Adventure Centre, Waitomo Caves
  • Waitomo Adventures - Haggas Honking Holes4200 ft
    Waitomo Adventure Centre, Waitomo Caves
  • Mangapohue Natural Bridge600 ft
    Te Anga Road, Waitomo Caves
  • Waitomo Adventures - Tumu Tumu Toobing4200 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