Glow Worm Motel - Waitomo Caves-38.25327, 175.1803
ex. Glowworm Motel
The lovely Glow Worm Motel offers 9 elegant guest rooms as well as free self-parking, a tour desk and a lift.
The property is located 9 km away from Otorohanga Kiwi House & Native Bird Park. It will take 40 minutes to get from the hotel to Hamilton by car.
Hamilton airport is situated within a 55-minute drive from Glow Worm Motel.
Room amenities at Glow Worm Motel include complimentary wireless internet, television with satellite channels, a seating area, ironing facilities and a closet. The rooms have a view over the garden. They provide bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and a bidet.
Eat & Drink
Waitomo General Store offer an assortment of dishes within 200 meters of the property.
Guests will benefit from laundry, housekeeping and ticket service.
Leisure options include barbeque grills, a swimming pool and a golf course.
Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.
Public parking is possible on site for free.
Number of rooms: 9.
Free Wi-Fi in rooms
On-site car park
Bar/ Lounge area
Seasonal outdoor pool
- Tours/Ticket assistance
- Bar/ Lounge area
Spa & Leisure
- Seasonal outdoor pool
- Garden area
- BBQ facilities
- Garden view
- Free Wi-Fi in rooms
- Sitting area
- Ironing facilities
- Cookware/ Kitchen utensils
- Electric blankets
- Flat-screen TV
Rooms and availability
1 Double bed1 Double bed, 1 Queen-size bed
In the Room
In the Room
1 Double bed
1 Double bed
The staff was really friendly and helpful. We were recommended good places to visit and have diner. The rooms are big, clean, cosy and confortable. We were willing to stay more in this place
Nothing, great value for money
There was absolutely nothing to like about this motel except that the lady at the front desk (daughter of the owner) was very friendly.
This is the scariest motel we have ever been to. It is set high up on a hill amongst what appears to be a "dumping ground". This is the dirtiest and most run-down motel we have ever seen, and the rate they are requesting is absolutely outrageous for what you are getting. You couldn't pay us $100 to stay there. In fact, we took the loss of our pre-payment/deposit just to get out. Yes, it was that bad. Would not recommend that anybody stay there; not even backpackers. We ended up staying at the Coves Motor Inn which was like a "day/night comparison" for the extra $20. We cannot believe some of the "positive" reviews we read on this motel. It cannot possibly be the same place. Very misleading.
We would rate the place as 1 1/2 stars maximum
The owner was very knowledable about the area and provided several hands on advices where to go to have the best time. He is one of the best hosts I have met during my travel. I would absolutely recommend this place to solo travellers as well as to couples.
Great assistance from owner on what to see and do
Tidy and clean but bit run down and on busy main road
The proprietor was very helpful and friendly. We didn't have towels for the caves the next day and he let us borrow some and bring them back after we had checked out. We had the family room (because it's all that was left) so we had lots of room and enjoyed just hanging out the night before our adventure in Waitomo.
It was old and basic but that's all there is in that area. Don't expect the Sheraton.