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Kiwi Paka Waitomo

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Desk, bed sheets
Desk, bed sheets
Desk, bed sheets

Overview of Kiwi Paka Waitomo

Kiwi Paka Waitomo

2 out of 5

3.8/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Hotel Access Rd., Waitomo Caves, 3977

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCaveworld3 min walk
  • Popular LocationWaitomo Glowworm Caves5 min walk
  • Popular LocationWoodlyn Park18 min walk
  • AirportHamilton (HLZ-Hamilton Intl.)63 min drive

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About this area

Waitomo Caves

Kiwi Paka Waitomo is located in Waitomo Caves. Waitomo Glowworm Caves and Woodlyn Park reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Caveworld and Kiwi House Native Bird Park. Guests appreciate the lodge's location for the sightseeing.

What's nearby

  • Caveworld - 3 min walk
  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves - 5 min walk
  • Woodlyn Park - 18 min walk
  • Aranui Cave - 7 min drive
  • Kiwi House Native Bird Park - 14 min drive

Getting around

  • Hamilton (HLZ-Hamilton Intl.) - 62 min drive


  • The General Store - 3 min walk
  • Huhu cafe - 5 min walk
  • Waitomo Homestead - 8 min drive
  • Roselands Restaurant Waitomo Caves - 9 min drive
  • Bosco Cafe - 14 min drive

About this property

Kiwi Paka Waitomo

Lodge in Waitomo Caves
A picnic area and free WiFi in public areas are available at this lodge. Rooms offer showers and desks.
Kiwi Paka Waitomo offers 43 forms of accommodation. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Heating


  • Shower


  • Desk

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 5:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with check-in instructions and key retrieval information; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk, key retrieval


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Towels are available for a surcharge.

We should mention

Alcohol is not served at this property

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Kiwi Paka Waitomo Hostel
Kiwi Paka Hostel
Kiwi Paka Waitomo
Kiwi Paka
Kiwi Paka Waitomo Lodge
Kiwi Paka Waitomo Waitomo Caves
Kiwi Paka Waitomo Lodge Waitomo Caves

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 36 out of 156 reviews
5 - Excellent 23%
Rating 4 - Good. 73 out of 156 reviews
4 - Good 47%
Rating 3 - Okay. 29 out of 156 reviews
3 - Okay 19%
Rating 2 - Poor. 13 out of 156 reviews
2 - Poor 8%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 5 out of 156 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Walking distance to restaurant,cafe,shops. Great to have small fridge in room. Would have been nice to have small microwave but not really a big deal. General store near by very friendly and easy take away food.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Great owners. Nice location. Cold shower not so nice. Overall was a good experience
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Amenities
Arrived to check in at 3:30pm with reception closed so our room key was left in a letterbox for us. Which is fine, but means that we had zero interaction with any staff during our stay. Room was great. Clean, spacious, good beds. But no kitchen facilities available at all. Nothing in our room and no shared kitchen accessible. Means we had no access to a fridge or any way of cooking food. This was disappointing. There was a local restaurant/bar that we had dinner at but had our stay been longer than one night then we would have struggled without the kitchen facilities. Otherwise, the accomodation was good. Location was great, room was good and clean, only downfall was the lack of communication and kitchen facilities.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
My stay
I have never felt so unwelcomed at a hotel in my life, my room had no power so we had to change rooms with no hot water and Management was rude. Overall I wouldn't recommend this hotel for anyone
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with family and small children
Disliked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Never again . Not suitable for the family . No WiFi. No hot water. Nothing except bed .
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021