Waitomo Caves Hotel

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Waitomo Caves Hotel
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Waitomo Hotel
Former names Waitomo House, Government Hostel at Waitomo
General information
Type Hotel
Architectural style Victorian
Town or city Waitomo
Country New Zealand
Construction started 1908
Renovated 1928

Waitomo Caves Hotel (originally called Waitomo House and later Government Hostel at Waitomo) is a hotel located in Waitomo District, King Country above Waitomo Caves in New Zealand.

Construction and development[edit]

The hotel was first built in 1908, and was renovated 20 years later in 1928 due to an increase in popularity. The building is famous for its unique style of New Zealand Victorian.[1]

Television appearances[edit]

In late 2001, a television program called Hauntings screened on New Zealand's TV2 featuring an episode involving the Waitomo Caves Hotel.[2] In 2006, Waitomo Caves Hotel was featured on an episode of Ghost Hunt, a New Zealand television show.[3]