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Be My Guest

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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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Rotorua
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Helen is a welcoming and caring host, ready to "go the extra mile". She is a perfect hostess, friendly without being intrusive, however quick to anticipate guests needs. Our "Magnolia Room" was lovely & comfortable with an adjacent guest lounge that opened out onto a nice garden. We enjoyed her delicious home baking and breakfast. I would highly recommend this... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We were in New Plymouth for just one night to watch our horse race, we couldn't have picked better accommodation. Helen was the perfect host and the accommodation was first rate. Every little detail was covered, lovely room with extremely comfortable bed, home baking, eggs from Helen's own chooks for breakfast. Lovely relaxed surroundings. Really made our visit to new... More 

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Sweden
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I stayed with my partner a few nights ago and it was a wonderful stay. Helen is very friendly and welcoming. She also has great knowledge of New Zealand, so I bet she'll be able to recommend lots of attractions if you're unsure what to do. We stayed in the Magnolia room. The room was great and there is even... More 

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Hampshire England
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69 reviews 69 reviews
48 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

When stayed two nights here in the Rose room which was very comfortable and spotlessly clean. Helen is a great host and cooks a great breakfast with eggs from her own hens. The home made preserves are lovely as well. She goes a bit overboard with the Christmas decorations but that only adds to the charm of the place. The... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We really enjoyed staying at Be My Guest. Helen, the owner, was very welcoming and hospitable without being over the top. Our room was great, en suite quite spacious, bed very comfortable, location quiet yet only 5 mins from central shopping area. The guests' sitting room is well appointed with all you would expect. Great home baking. We were encouraged... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

My Mum stayed at Be My Guest on her most recent trips to New Plymouth and I heard such wonderful things about the B&B. So when we were both down in New Plymouth a couple of weeks ago, we simply had to stay there! It most certainly lived up to my expectations :) Thanks Helen for being such a warm... More 

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

Hey Jessica. How lovely of you to take the time to write a review. Thank you for that. You and your mum were such fun to have stay. It felt more like family than guests. Nice to that your joined me for a little Christmas tipple and truffles. Look forward to seeing you again More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Thank you Helen, for another wonderful stay at your lovely B&B. You are truly the perfect hostess! I loved your tasty breakfasts with real free-range eggs from your own hens, the yummy afghan biscuits/tea & coffee, your spotless rooms and that lovely, comfy bed! Look forward to seeing you on my next visit! Sandy :-)

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

Thank you so much for your lovely comments. Its was so great to have you back and to meet your lovely daughter. Its was really special also to share some time with you both on your last evening and enjoy a little "Christmas cheer"!! Enjoy your trip to the USA. More 

Hastings, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I have just returned from New Plymouth having stayed in Helen's B & B. This was my first experience in a B&B and as it was such a pleasant one I shall definitely be returning and also will be trying out others I am sure. The Rose Room, the garden view, the fantastic breakfast, the company of the other guests,... More 

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

How lovely of you to take the time to post a review. As a first time B&B er its great to know that you will try this type of accommodation again. I trust your uncle is doing well in his new " home". Im sure he will have so much to do that you will have to make an appointment... More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

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

It was so nice to read your review of my B&B. Its was lovely to have you stay and Im glad you enjoyed the marmalade. I have heaps of rhubarb at present so am trying variations using that as a base for jam. The rhubarb and ginger seems to be going down well and am looking forward to trying other... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

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

Thank you very much for your lovely words. The weather was pretty awful for you so im really pleased to know that your time here was relaxing. I enjoyed our breakfast conversations a lot and am delighted that you enjoyed your dining experiences while here. There are so many different options available that its not always easy to get it... More 

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