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Otorohanga Kiwi Holiday Park
3 out of 5
20 HUIPUTEA DRIVE, Otorohanga
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$81 per night from 28 Sep. to 29 Sep.
15.4 km from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (32 reviews)
Best stay

"Great"…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar. 2020

Otorohanga Kiwi Holiday Park
Kiwi Paka Waitomo
2 out of 5
Hotel Access Rd., Waitomo Caves
The price is AU$84 per night from 28 Sep. to 29 Sep.
5.4 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (136 reviews)

"it was an awesome place to stay, as we stayed for overnight and left early morning only one thing we were missing was hot water kettle"…"

Reviewed on 16 Jul. 2020

Kiwi Paka Waitomo
Waitomo Top 10 Holiday Park
3 out of 5
12 Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo Caves
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$88 per night from 11 Oct. to 12 Oct.
5.42 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (214 reviews)

"Friendly and helpful staff; great cabins; great location; had a fantastic stay and will definitely be going back!"…"

Reviewed on 20 Sep. 2020

Waitomo Top 10 Holiday Park

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Waitomo Orchard Estate B&B
3 out of 5
38 Whitbourne Road, Waitomo, Waitomo Caves
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$91 per night from 28 Sep. to 29 Sep.
11.97 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (144 reviews)

"the room with the attached bathroom was excellent. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The view was amazing and the breakfast was extremely generous."…"

Reviewed on 31 Jul. 2020

Waitomo Orchard Estate B&B
Woodlyn Park
3.5 out of 5
1177 Waitomo Valley Road, Waitomo Caves, Waikato
The price is AU$147 per night from 4 Oct. to 5 Oct.
5.96 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (137 reviews)

"Interesting property with the different accommodation available."…"

Reviewed on 12 Jul. 2020

Woodlyn Park
Waitomo Caves Guest Lodge
3 out of 5
7 Waitomo Village Road, Waitomo Caves
The price is AU$130 per night from 28 Sep. to 29 Sep.
5.46 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (257 reviews)

"Our host, Lynn was the highlight of the experience."…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar. 2020

Waitomo Caves Guest Lodge
Waitomo Caves Hotel
3 out of 5
Hotel Access Rd., Waitomo Caves, Waikato
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5.18 km from city centre
3.3/5 (996 reviews)

"Property is a lovely historical hotel but in much need of some love. Our bedroom door was sticky to open and you had to push hard to close. The carpet in the dining room is thread bare and dirty. Filter coffee was delicious at breakfast was was the bacon. Lovely and Smokey. Overall good for a ..."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar. 2020

Waitomo Caves Hotel
Woodlyn Park Plane Cockpit Unit
1177 Waitomo Valley Rd, Waitomo Caves, Waikato
The price is AU$214 per night from 30 Sep. to 1 Oct.
5.98 km from city centre
Woodlyn Park Plane Cockpit Unit
Rock Retreat Bed and Breakfast Eco Retreat
Te Anga/Hauturu Rd, R.D.8, Waitomo Caves, Waikato
The price is AU$208 per night from 8 Oct. to 9 Oct.
2.75 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
gorgeous

"What a cute and gorgeous cottage, and what a view! Very compact for our group of 3 adults, but cosy and beautiful."…"

Reviewed on 10 Aug. 2020

Rock Retreat Bed and Breakfast Eco Retreat
Waitomo Express - 1918 Train Carriage Change Listing Preview Listing
1177 Waitomo Valley Rd, Waitomo Caves, Waikato
The price is AU$210 per night from 5 Oct. to 6 Oct.
5.98 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)
Unique Cosy Train

"Our stay in the train was wonderful! So close to Waitomo, to do the tours and see the great sights around the area made this place perfect. Would definitely come back!"…"

Reviewed on 13 Apr. 2020

Waitomo Express - 1918 Train Carriage Change Listing Preview Listing
Waitomo Woodlyn Park Waitanic Captains Unit S1
1177 Waitomo Valley Rd, Waitomo Caves, Waikato
The price is AU$288 per night from 29 Sep. to 30 Sep.
5.98 km from city centre
Waitomo Woodlyn Park Waitanic Captains Unit S1
Waitomo Woodlyn Park Hobbit Motel
1177 Waitomo Valley Rd, Waitomo Caves, Waikato
The price is AU$294 per night from 8 Oct. to 9 Oct.
5.98 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
Uniqueness

"Was a nice place to stay with a unique twist"…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb. 2020

Waitomo Woodlyn Park Hobbit Motel
YHA Waitomo Juno Hall Backpackers
1.5 out of 5
600 Waitomo Caves Rd, Waitomo Caves, Waikato
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6.6 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (8 reviews)
Great Location!!

"This hostel is located right across the street from the blackwater rafting company who we booked our adventure tour of the glow worm caves with. The hostel is near quiet farm property. We booked a room that had a private bathroom. It was clean and perfect for our stay. The main room and kitchen was ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 May 2019

YHA Waitomo Juno Hall Backpackers
Waitomo Woodlyn Park Waitanic Endeavour Unit
1177 Waitomo Valley Rd, Waitomo Caves, Waikato
The price is AU$201 per night from 28 Sep. to 29 Sep.
5.98 km from city centre
Waitomo Woodlyn Park Waitanic Endeavour Unit
Waitomo Big Bird Retreat
880 Fullerton Road, Waitomo Caves, Waikato
The price is AU$211 per night from 28 Sep. to 29 Sep.
5.64 km from city centre
Waitomo Big Bird Retreat
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Visiting Waitomo Caves

Visitors to Waitomo Caves are sure to enjoy the restaurants, spas, and local tours. This city also attracts tourists with its welcoming and quaint setting.

  • There are 7 hotels and other accommodations in Waitomo Caves
  • The closest major airport is in Hamilton (HLZ-Hamilton Intl.) 48.6 from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Waitomo Caves

The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks such as Opapake Pa. The city's natural beauty is on display at Aranui Cave, Waitomo Glowworm Caves, and Woodlyn Park. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Waitomo Glowworm Caves Visitor Centre and Altura Gardens & Wildlife Park.

As you plan your holiday getaway, you'll find 7 hotels and other lodging options to choose from in Waitomo Caves. Below are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Waitomo Caves Guest Lodge - This 3-star guesthouse features free breakfast, free parking, and a terrace. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Waitomo Orchard Estate B&B - Our customers like the breakfast and overall value at this B&B. This 3-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.
  • Waitomo Top 10 Holiday Park - This 4-star motel features an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking. Expedia customers like its family-friendly amenities and helpful staff.

Dressing for Waitomo Caves

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 73°F during the day and 57°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 68°F, while the average at night is 47°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 61°F with nighttime averages of 46°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 71°F and nighttime averages of 50°F
  • Waitomo Caves gets about 49.25 inches of rain per year
  • Usually January and February are the hottest months with an average of 72°F, whereas July and August are often coldest, averaging 46°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Waitomo Caves?
Waitomo Caves Guest Lodge is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3-star guesthouse offers free WiFi and a terrace. It is located a short 5-minute walk from Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Other top choices based on traveller reviews include Waitomo Top 10 Holiday Park and Waitomo Orchard Estate B&B.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Waitomo Caves, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel reservations are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your arrival date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view the best options available in Waitomo Caves.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Waitomo Caves?
Based on reviews, Waitomo Caves Hotel is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Another top choice for your budget-friendly stay is Waitomo Top 10 Holiday Park.
What's the best place to stay for a family holiday to Waitomo Caves?
Waitomo Top 10 Holiday Park is a top 3-star property on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and free parking. Waitomo Caves Hotel is another choice for your stay with the kids. Also, children of all ages will enjoy a visit to Caveworld.
What's the best place to stay for couples in Waitomo Caves?
Waitomo Caves Hotel is a favourite 3-star hotel for couples, and features satellite TV and 2 hot tubs.
Where's the best place to stay in Waitomo Caves to learn about local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Waitomo Caves Hotel is a top 3-star hotel for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers a restaurant and free WiFi.
What are some accommodation options with pools in Waitomo Caves?
Waitomo Top 10 Holiday Park is a popular 3-star property featuring an outdoor pool, a children’s pool and free WiFi.

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