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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 January 2016

The service was very friendly and prompt. It was all very easy. And the manager gave us a great tip about the Huhu Restaurant in Waitomo. We had the family room. It was incredibly spacious and well equipped. The room was fairly clean. While the room was comfortable in general, the décor and appearance really is dated. The room was...

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 23 January 2016

We loved this place. Just a basic room in a wonderful setting, but you do not have to be a fancy resort to be a perfect place to stay. Location was ideal in the midst of nice scenery. Really friendly, welcoming staff which completely sets the tone of your stay. We were given many recommendations of everything in the area...

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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

The rooms are huge with good amenities. Comfy beds, clean bathroom and facilities. The place has free parking outside the rooms. We let the manager know we would be late and he checked us in after 11pm which was great service. 5 mins away from the caves.

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2016

This was a straightforward motel not far from the Glowworm caves. It was clean with a warm welcome. An added bonus was the swimming pool on site. All in all good value, with an helpful host who suggested a couple of really good walks locally.

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Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Tidy clean studio unit. We stayed for one night before doing a 3 cave tour. Only negative was the noise from the main road nearby. Operators have lots of knowledge about the area and are very helpful. They let us know about a nighttime bush walk that we wouldn't have known to do.

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Reviewed 14 January 2016

We needed a bed for the night, this was affordable for our family. The accommodation was clean and tidy. The pool was lovely and clean and the kids enjoyed a swim while we were here. The owners knowledge of the area was great and he was able to provide us with some great ideas of things to do that we...

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Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

For the price paid for a family room we couldn't be happier! It was a nice, extremely clean, spacious room which served our needs perfectly. As we only needed somewhere to sleep for the night and an ability to heat up food and cook breakfast it was perfect for us (myself, my Mum and Dad). The beds were comfortable and...

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1Thank Peter J
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Booked the 3 villa cottage for around $140 which was worth the spend. My 4 friends and I stayed comfortably in this little place which is approximately a 10 minute drive to the caves. Spacious living room and bathroom. Clean and tidy and the owner was so assistful even though we arrived after 11pm to checkin. Good recommend this cottage...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Turned up here during our travels around South Island this year. The owner was extremely helpful and assisted us in planning an itinerary of the local area. We saw loads of great things we would otherwise have missed. The room was pretty big, clean, and very good value for money. Would absolutely recommend to other travelers.

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1Thank Chris R
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 August 2015

After attending the Kiwi Abseil Rafting and Caving Adventure my wife and I stayed at this hotel. Don't let the looks fool you. The motel was very clean, very tidy & handy to everything. The owner had even turned on the heater and electric blanket (very cold in the evening) upon our return from the adventure. The kitchen was well...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Affordable accommodation close to the world-famous Waitomo Glow Worm Caves. 9 fully self-contained ground-floor units, all with full kitchens, serviced daily. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Glow Worm Motel

Address: 1 Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo Caves, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Waitomo Caves
Price Range: RM336 - RM419 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Glow Worm Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Maybe the regular motel rooms are in better condition”
 of 5 bubbles _-_d_m_-_0000, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Any room is good. No great scenic views though”
 of 5 bubbles aziziazmin, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask the host”
 of 5 bubbles FrostyRemo, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 5 and 6 were aweosme”
 of 5 bubbles Lydia106, 25 Jan 2016 | Read review
“be aware that the family room is very close to the motorway”
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