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Be My Guest

171 Govett Avenue | Frankleigh Park, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Tauranga, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing hostess. Very caring and happy to chat and advise on local points of interest. Wonderful home baking and oh those fresh eggs for breakfast. We had the Rose Room which fulfilled all our requirements and more. The bed was very comfortable. The rural outlook and Helen's gardens provided a tranquil vista. Highly recommended. Thanks so much Helen, especially... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A warm welcome from Helen after a tiring journey of 5 hrs in the rain made us feel relaxed the moment we entered. Each and every small items in the house are given attention to. The beautiful writings on the wall will make you wait and take a notice of it. The bed was very comfortable and had a good... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We have just got back from a wonderful stay at be my guest. We have always stayed in hotels when we have managed to have time away and had no idea what to expect but we were very pleasantly surprised. Helen was a wonderful host and the rooms were absolutely beautiful. The breakfast was so nice it it was very... More

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helen d, Owner at Be My Guest, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely comments. I certainly enjoyed our breakfast conversations. You are such an amazing couple and I wish you well with the challenges that are ahead of you. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

As we both work in a five star hotel, so its our weakness that we always expect five star service everywhere. And definately, thats what we got in 'Be my Guest'. Helen was a perfect Host. She upgraded us to ensuit room for 2 days, nice breakfast, delicious chocolate cake before we went to bed and 6 free range eggs... More

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helen d, Manager at Be My Guest, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments. You are a lovely couple and it was so interesting to talk to other people who are in hospitality. You both have such great attitudes to the roles you have and I think the Hotel is very fortunate to have you. I hope you enjoyed Waitomo caves and also the eggs!! More

Buckingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Helen was a charming hostess and made us feel very welcome in her home. The bedroom was warm and comfortable and we also had the use of a guest lounge which we didn't use as we spent much of our time chatting to Helen in the kitchen diner. As we suspected we might arrive quite late we had pre-booked with... More

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helen d, Owner at Be My Guest, responded to this review

Im so pleased you enjoyed your stay here. Having your company for dinner was such a bonus and I certainly enjoyed our conversations. I hope you got to sample some more good NZ wines and did a few more scenic walks before you left NZ. Thanks again. More

Taiwan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Actually, this is the best B&B I've ever stayed. Nice bed and clean room. All the decoration in this house is beautiful and warm. Helen is very friendly. Although my English isn't good enough, we still talked all night. The price is ok. Free Wifi is very fast and stable. The breakfast is nice. If I will go to New... More

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helen d, Owner at Be My Guest, responded to this review

Wow! I loved the Christmas photos. And so nice of you to share them. Before you know it it will be Christmas again. So glad that you had an enjoyable stay and that you liked the Ginger Crunch. I thought your English was very good. Thanks very much for your comments. More

Swindon, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We had originally booked in to a Motel in New Plymouth until our daughter said:- have you tried "Be My Guest"? (her friend lives next door!). So we looked on the internet and thought, wow this sounds like something completely different. We had quite a bit of trouble making the booking with Agoda but we eventually succeeded and so glad... More

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helen d, Owner at Be My Guest, responded to this review

I think I was very lucky indeed that your daughter knew of my B&B and that you came to stay. After a few days it was like I had family staying. Im so glad you liked the " Beep Egg".It sure is a fun way to boil an egg! I hope you managed to find one for yourselves. Thank you... More

Tauranga, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We normally stay in Motels/campsites and the like, but decided to give a good old-fashioned B&B a go with our 10-year old son. And wow are we glad we did!!! Helen is just brilliant, an absolute delight, and her accommodation is clean and elegant, with just a touch of quirky! Much like Helen herself I suspect...?! The room was great,... More

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helen d, Owner at Be My Guest, responded to this review

What a lovely surprise to find your review. I so glad you enjoyed both your stay with me and your time in New Plymouth.I had to laugh with your comment that my B&B is like me. How perceptive of you!!!!! Good to know Im clean too!!! Ha Ha. I hope you had a good trip back to Tauranga and that... More

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Our room was spacious, clean, tasteful, plus the bed's very comfortable. The breakfast in the morning is ample and well prepared, plus eggs from the hens cooked to order complete the experience. The main attraction at this B&B is your host, Helen. She's warm, accommodating, friendly, knowledgeable and caring, and makes your stay more than just a bed for the... More

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helen d, Owner at Be My Guest, responded to this review

Thank you so much you two for your lovely comments after your stay with me. You were great guests as it was wonderful to hear that you are keen to move to the Naki. I really do hope you get down here as it is the BEST place in NZ to live!!! Good luck with everything. More

Perth, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This is a delightful place to stay. Modern and professionally run but also charming. Great breakfast made to order. And Helen is a wonderful host. We would recommend Be My Guest to anyone traveling through New Plymouth.

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helen d, Owner at Be My Guest, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely comments. Considering I was down in the bottem garden and didn't answer the doorbell when you arrived, you were very kind to me!! I really enjoyed our breakfast conversations. More

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Address: 171 Govett Avenue | Frankleigh Park, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Taranaki Region > New Plymouth
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Number of rooms: 2
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