We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
03/09/2017 04/09/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Waitomo Lodge

    State Hwy 3 | North end of Te Kuiti, Te Kuiti 3910, New Zealand
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    03/09/2017 04/09/2017
    Lock in the lowest price from our partners
    US$86
    View Deal
    Traveller (29)
    Room & Suite (19)
    Hotel & Grounds (6)
    Otorohanga and Waitomo Motels
    109 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Otorohanga
     
    Glow Worm Motel
    83 reviews
    #2 of 5 hotels in Waitomo Caves
     
    Astra Motor Lodge
    391 reviews
    #3 of 63 hotels in Hamilton
     
    Caves Motor Inn
    89 reviews
    #3 of 5 hotels in Waitomo Caves
     
    Overview
    • Excellent38%
    • Very good45%
    • Average16%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “train line” (6 reviews)
    “short drive” (9 reviews)
    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Kitchenette
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
    Breakfast included
    4.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from Waitomo Lodge
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Otorohanga and Waitomo Motels
    109 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Otorohanga
     
    Glow Worm Motel
    83 reviews
    #2 of 5 hotels in Waitomo Caves
     
    Astra Motor Lodge
    391 reviews
    #3 of 63 hotels in Hamilton
     
    Caves Motor Inn
    89 reviews
    #3 of 5 hotels in Waitomo Caves
     
    Rooms
    3 Sep4 Sep
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 3 partner sites to see rooms from US$86.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Te Kuiti hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "564a7191663a4cb298b49af367aa4a50", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1055151,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[32456178],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":3,"month":9,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":4,"month":9,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":86,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"564a7191663a4cb298b49af367aa4a50","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":86,"lowestMetaPrice":86,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":86,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":86,"lowestMetaPrice":86,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":86,"hotelName":"Waitomo Lodge","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjU2NGE3MTkxNjYzYTRjYjI5OGI0OWFmMzY3YWE0YTUwIiwiQUlLIjoiMTE0ZDgwY2MxYzQxNGIwYmE5MGM0MGUzNTBlY2IyNTMifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "03/09/2017", "checkOut": "04/09/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$86", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"32456178":"BookingCom","79505122":"CheapTicketsEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (165)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages

    1 - 5 of 158 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    A small, compact motel beside the main highway at the north end of town. The CBD is just a few minute's drive away. Parking is available in front of the units, visitors would need to park on the street in front of the motel. Despite...More

    Thank Well-Weathered
    Reviewed 15 April 2017

    Was so pleasantly surprised by the airy, light and spacious rooms here. Beautiful wooden features and some stunning artwork on the walls. This isnt free unlimited wifi - however as I was only here for a couple of nights I wasn't too bothered. The lady...More

    Thank jess_cher
    Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

    Stayed at Waitamo Lodge whilst touring in NZ. Nice clean rooms, lovely helpful lady when we checked in. Advised us where to eat in the evening and even booked it for us! Really near to Glow Worm caves.

    Thank sunsetprincess
    Response from NapierScarlett, Manager at Waitomo LodgeResponded 16 April 2017

    Thank you your kind review. I'm happy you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again one day!!

    Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

    Lodge is 30 minutes from caves in the community of Te Kuiti which has grocery stores and restaurants. Kath (owner) is very pleasant and accommodating. Room was clean and kitchenette had microwave and a two burner stove top. The only thing I would ask is...More

    Thank codcake
    Response from NapierScarlett, Manager at Waitomo LodgeResponded 14 March 2017

    Thanks for your kind review.. and with regards to the WiFi.. I too would love to see unlimited WiFi here, but I am guided by the owners of the motel to some extent, and so far, they're happy to provide limited FREE access for the...More

    Reviewed 28 February 2017

    My husband and I were traveling to the caves and needed accommodation for one night. Based on good reviews ( and honestly some no vacancies) we booked Waitomo Lodge. I have to say we were happily surprised! It lived up to every good review. It...More

    Thank Jimandmarysi
    Response from NapierScarlett, Manager at Waitomo LodgeResponded 14 March 2017

    Thank you for your kind review of Waitomo Lodge Motel.. I hope you enjoy the rest of your travels!

    Otorohanga and Waitomo Motels
    109 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Otorohanga
     
    Glow Worm Motel
    83 reviews
    #2 of 5 hotels in Waitomo Caves
     
    Astra Motor Lodge
    391 reviews
    #3 of 63 hotels in Hamilton
     
    Caves Motor Inn
    89 reviews
    #3 of 5 hotels in Waitomo Caves
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$96 - US$104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Expedia, Orbitz, Booking.com, Priceline, Travelocity, TripOnline SA, Hotwire, Cheap Tickets and getaroom.com so you can book your Waitomo Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Waikato Region >
    • Te Kuiti
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (29)
    Room & Suite (19)
    Hotel & Grounds (6)
    Bathroom (4)
    Nearby
    Astra Motor Lodge
    391 reviews
    58.45 km away
     
    Glow Worm Motel
    83 reviews
    8.35 km away
     
    Otorohanga and Waitomo Motels
    109 reviews
    17.14 km away
     
    Caves Motor Inn
    89 reviews
    8.06 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Stoked Eatery
    124 reviews
    1.57 km away
    Bosco Cafe
    215 reviews
    .08 km away
    Riverside Lodge
    48 reviews
    1.47 km away
    Wool Press Cafe
    25 reviews
    1.48 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Te Kuiti i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
    15 reviews
    1.20 km away
    Statue of shearer
    8 reviews
    1.20 km away
    Sir Colin Meads Statue
    5 reviews
    1.54 km away
    Roselands Farm Park
    20 reviews
    6.77 km away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Waitomo Lodge staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Submit
    Room Tips
    "Absolutely try for a room at the back facing the woods."
    Read review
    "Riverside for view."
    Read review
    "Rooms towards the back will have less traffic noise."
    Read review
    "If you are a light sleeper bring some earplugs as you can hear the train and big trucks."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing