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The Strand

464 Devon Street East | Strandon, New Plymouth, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne
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76 reviews 76 reviews
6 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 3 weeks ago

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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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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
3 helpful votes 3 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

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

The resident owner (Janice) who provided an old style type hospitality for so many years has sold this establishment to a younger couple who intend to upgrade facilities. New WIFI equipment being installed was appreciated. However, unit 8 has a problem with plumbing, so that one was woken when occupants from adjoining unit flushed the toilet at night. A request... More

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

Thankyou for your review. There have been many positive improvements made by the new owners since April 2013. There a conference phone in reception for guests to use if they wish to contact the owners. This new style of providing accommodation has been received in a very positive way from new and returning guests. We are so pleased that you... More

Sechelt, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Janice the owner was very helpful. She moved things around to allow us to be able to stay an extra day. Less than $100.00 for 3 people was our best deal of the trip. Very close to the beach and boulevard as well as an excellent pizza place. Free wi-fi

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

once again all was good, unit 7 wonderful and clean. Very sunny and quiet. Staff so friendly even when so busy. Close to restaurants and beach, easy to walk to these places. Great recommendation,thank you

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Auckland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Our unit was very spacious and, while we were only a couple, it could accommodate five people (it had a studio with a large double bed and a single bed and a separate room with two other single beds). The kitchenette had a large fridge, sink, hot plate, microwave oven and plenty of crockery and cutlery. The bathroom had a... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

Great place to stay, my grandson loves it, this is his 2nd stay with me. Clean, comfortable, close to town and beach, has everything you could want and the service and cleanliness is great. Towels changed daily, sheets changed regular, laundry available and clothes line so you may wash your own clothes. Staff so helpful and polite

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Address: 464 Devon Street East | Strandon, New Plymouth, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Taranaki Region > New Plymouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
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