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The Strand

464 Devon Street East | Strandon, New Plymouth 4312, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Levin, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in New Plymouth for WOMAD, like thousands of other people. Our family of three found a one-room motel at a reasonable price, with clean modern furnishings and a well-equipped kitchen, a large and highly functional shower and parking at the door. What more could you want? It even had free wifi and was walking distance (if you are... More 

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Ulladulla, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location within easy walking distance to beach. Close to CDB (Drive) and all facilities. Short stroll to Federal Store Cafe for great breakfast and music. Some noise from main road and other guests entering/exiting their room past our rear area. Remote booking in at reception is a novelty.

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Kyoto, Japan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This renovated motel is clean and tidy and has been nicely modernized. The internet is fast and reliable and FREE, which is a real plus. It also has a nice private patio area (although there is no table there). On the negative side, the night we stayed, the people in the next unit decided to play music loudly outside in... More 

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Northgate, Owner at The Strand, responded to this review

Hello and thankyou for reviewing your stay with us. We are so pleased that you found it very clean and modern. We are very sorry that the guests next door were playing music loudly during their stay. We have recently installed a new phone system for guests to call us from their room if they need our assistance. The office... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Yes the check in is certainly different! Never checked in by "remote control" before. The room was really nice, clean and updated. Internet was free, and the room rate was really reasonable. Close to beach.

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Good value hotel. The exterior does not do the interior justice - our unit was very modern and up-to-date inside with everything we needed and more (kitchenette, iron, great bathroom, etc). Check-in was interesting... a web phone in the reception area patched us through to the manager who instructed us about our room, etc. Was a novel and innovative way... More 

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Melbourne
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76 reviews 76 reviews
6 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We were so surprised to find this place. Most hotels in New Plymouth are tired and worn, and those that are not are overpriced. We were returning from Melbourne to visit New Plymouth (our home town) for a fleeting two day visit and spotted this hotel on the Internet. The photos are an exact representation of the rooms that you... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Was a cosy little motel about 10 min walk from town and the beach just down the road. Rooms have been done up since I was there last and they even gave us extra plunger coffee. Had 4 single beds, TV with most Sky Channels, Air Conditioning, nice shower and all you could eat internet.

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Wellington
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55 reviews 55 reviews
16 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Fortunately I had done my research or I would have been concerned when I pulled up to the car park as it this place is very mediocre from the outside. However, once you get into the rooms it's a completely different story. This is obviously an older motel that has had a very creative makeover. Concrete walls have been painted... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Unfortunately for us it was a major weekend in New Plymouth and this was the only accommodation we could get. Hard to work out what happened as the other reviews are good. Initially we were booked into Room 6 then ended up in Room 4. Mistake #1. This unit consisted of a double in the lounge and 2 x singles... More 

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Sharyn and Paul... W, Owner at The Strand, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to review your stay... Yes, number 1 mistake was upgrading you from a Queen Studio to a One Bedroom Unit. We should have kept your original booking instead of providing something larger and more comfortable. Unfortunately there were some bits and pieces to tweak. But, as we have now completed those gorgeous One Bedroom Units... More 

New Zealand
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Convenient stay, was bit nippy but it did not matter to me.. I like the new refurbishments aswell. Shower is great, I called my room.. the Dolls House, that was a bit of a laugh about that. Nice bedding sorry I ruined it. Looking forward to my makeup bag being sent back to me with the help of my bag-in-bag... More 

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Sharyn and Paul... W, Owner at The Strand, responded to this review

We would like to say that we are glad you enjoyed your stay. Yes, the Queen Studios have had some refurbishment done to them since April 2013. The new bedcoverings, curtains and bedside lights have added to a guests stay. We hope to see you again at The Strand. More 

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