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Waitomo Big Bird Retreat (Winter rates to Oct)

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Waitomo Big Bird B&B / Petting Farm

Waitomo Big Bird Retreat (Winter rates to Oct)

10 guests
3 bedrooms
8 beds
2 baths
10 guests
3 bedrooms
8 beds
2 baths
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Great location90% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the lockbox.

Waitomo Big Bird Retreat ( 3 bedroomed classic 70's dwelling) overlooking the entrance to Waitomo Village and is only 150 metres from Huhu Cafe (5 star-rated) and easy 5 min walk to the Glow-worm cave, hotel, I-site and General Store. Large deck area for relaxing, large lounge/dining/kitchen area for families and groups with Garage space, also outdoor BBQ area. Be our guest and enjoy all Waitomo has to offer. 5min from Blackwater rafting adventures. Holiday House Accommodation. (No Bfst incl)

Amenities

Air conditioning
Dryer
Essentials
Heating
Iron
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 1 single bed, 1 toddler bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
2 single beds
Common spaces
1 double bed, 1 sofa bed

House Rules

No pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox

Availability

28 Reviews

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Laura User Profile
Laura
April 2018
Awesome location and great for a large family or group. Fairly basic but good value for money and totally private!
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Response from Waitomo Big Bird B&B / Petting Farm:
Thanks for suggestions Laura - will add to this weeks to do's! Thanks for leaving the place tidy. Wishing you good fortune for the future. Ann at BigBird
April 2018
Matt User Profile
Matt
February 2018
nice place and so close to waitomo village. cheers!
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Response from Waitomo Big Bird B&B / Petting Farm:
Thank you Matt - just recarpeted throughout and added a heat pump/air-conditioner so upgrade is progressing. Welcome back anytime. Ann at BIg Bird
February 2018
David User Profile
David
February 2018
Cosy house (if not a bit dated), in a great location. Easy stay with good communication and hospitality from the hosts.
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Response from Waitomo Big Bird B&B / Petting Farm:
Thanks for your help and feedback. The people the day before left the beers in the fridge - so thought you might appreciate them in the hot weather....not thinking to check the expiry. Yes, newly purchased and taken over just before Christmas, so upgrade planned over the next few months. New Carpet ordered for 20th Feb. $50 per adult is normal in this area for any accommodation let alone a complete private house option in Waitomo. AirBnB fees of course are added to the cost.
February 2018
Simone User Profile
Simone
January 2018
We enjoyed our stay at the house. Proximity to local attractions and services was great. Save for kids to play. Very friendly hosts. Thanks!
Ian User Profile
Ian
August 2018
Large space. Ideally located for Waitomo caves. Easy to find.
Miki User Profile
Miki
August 2018
Thank you for warm hospitality!!Homemade bread and ham were really delicious . House was confertable. If there is a chance we would like to stay again.
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Response from Waitomo Big Bird B&B / Petting Farm:
Hello Miki - yes we would welcome you and your family back anytime. Thank you for leaving the Retreat so tidy and cared for!! We will also look forward to introducing our "outside zoo family " to you..... Kind Regards, Ann at Big bird
August 2018
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博磊
August 2018
Driving five minutes from the firefly hole, the kitchen is complete, the landlord is very close, prepared bread, milk, bacon for breakfast.

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Waitomo, New ZealandJoined in November 2015
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