Waingaro Hot Springs Caravan Park...

Waingaro Hot Springs Caravan Park & Hot Pools



16 Rankers Reviews

2 Face-to-Face

18 Hamilton

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Annaleah Harrison 's avatar

Annaleah Harrison

Ranking: 2/10

Me and my family stayed at waingaro hot springs motel since march 2019, dam right robbery the owners are, cause you can pay a bond with a week in advance and the owners still say ur behind in rent and they do things half pie way and never want to spend money and don't do repairs once you tell them and don't do things by the book and doging with the money and speaks to customers real rude, owners even speak real rude and embrasse you in front of customers that come there and also talk about your personal information or business in front of customers aswell, pretty much makes people that stay their help round the park to do their work or duties. Owners (Chood Singh and Amrose Singh) they are really rude and they charge the godley earth to buy their food from in the shop. Me and my family are so happy to be out of their and that place pulls you right down and owners expect you to do work for them for free and not get paid for the work you have done. I could not live out there another day and no reception at all what so ever. Owners are very much racist against maori's and yes it needs a big makeover, why me and my family were there since march this year we never got supplied any towels or toilet paper and then got told we had buy our own and even when light bulbs are blown, owners will not supply a new one and got told we have to buy our own and said it's not there job to supply us with them and I would not recommend anyone at all to go there for a trip outing or even stay there on a temporary bases, owners also expect workers or customers to do their everyday home washing and owners come down the hill beeping there horn on there car just to get ur attention to help them with their work and they took a lady and her son in and pays no rent and is the highest paid worker there and does bugger all and has 2-3 hour breaks and thats BULLSHIT IF YOU ASK ME.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

Nerida Wells's avatar

Nerida Wells

Ranking: 9/10

We have been to the caravan park 3 times now and we will keep going back. We love the place. Yes it might be a bit outdated and in need of a paint job but it is always clean and tidy. It is very family orientated and we always feel welcome. The grounds are tidy and child friendly.
To all the other reviews, it's not a 5 star hotel, it's a camping ground.
Thanks guys, you are awesome.

Reviewed about 2 years ago and experienced in February 2019

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Maria Page's avatar

Maria Page

Ranking: 1/10

After having such fun here as a child I thought, 'let's have a fun family day out'. Sadly it seems the place is in it's original state since I was last there 25 + years ago. Completely run down and in disrepair. Everything in need of a paint and refresh.... pools not even filled right up - was this in an attempt to save money? At the water slides we are greeted by local livestock (sheep), including their excrement which was on the paths...on the way to the water slides... so that entered the slides with us. The only reason we stayed is because the kids had been so excited to go on the slides. Really, honestly not sure how these are still open from a health and safety perspective. Not worth the trip or expense sadly.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Keith van Rooy

New Zealand

Ranking: 1/10

Stayed here for 1 night in the Motel 1 accommodation. Across the road down a driveway shared property with the locals
What a dump @ $210 per night for 3 people - feels truly ripped off
Pools looked scummy and dirty and didn't dare enter the water
Shower in unit had very slow running hot water
Unit needs a major make over - had 4 new coffee cups though - price tags still on it
Smelt of cigarette smoke

Reviewed about 2 years ago

Sue's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

Went today for a soak. Pools were lovely and clean. Nice and hot. Very enjoyable

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Noeleen.T's avatar


Ranking: 1/10

Do Not Recommend this place to anyone!!! They are OVER PRICED, RUN DOWN, LOW MAINTENANCE and the water is DISGUSTING as if it’s not being filtered. I made a complaint to the owner regarding the water and he had nothing to say. Also got charged $15 adult (Anzac Day) for just being a spectator. Definitely will NOT go back to that place!!!

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Julie Cook

Ranking: 1/10

Dont ever bother staying here. WAINGARO HOT SPRINGS PARK IS DISGUSTING. We had booked in a month in advance for 1 night but upon our arrival, they had replaced our booking with someone else who
was staying longer and our booking had been canceled without notification. After complaining, they put us another cabin with no blankets sheets pillows or towels as we originally were told these were all provided and we didnt need to bring any. We requested blankets and pillows and got 1 thin blanket each with no pillows, so spent a very cold night. No heaters available either. The cabins had cigarette butts on the floor, stunk of stale smoke and mould. Cockroaches were running about in the cupboards and the mattresses were dirty and stained. We had to use the shared public toilets and showers as our original cabin had been given to someone else but the shared bathroom had no soap, no paper hand towels and we had no towels. The Manager wasnt available to complain to, and we were told she was out shopping all day and had no cell phone to contact her!. The man in reception was very apologetic however. The place is rundown, old and just plain out gross. Will not return there and id never recommend this discusting poorly managed place to anyone elce either.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Lavinia Hapi

New Zealand

Ranking: 1/10

Overpriced and owners are racist to Māori! Facilities are run down place is well overdue for a makeover!!! Owners also need lessons in customer service because they are horrible people!!!

Reviewed over 3 years ago