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Ducks & Drakes Hotel

48 Lemon Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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New Plymouth, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is central. The interior is warm and inviting. The staff were friendly and efficient. The price was reasonable. The facilities were good. All in all my experience was very good and I would recommend it to any good traveler !

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You know this place is well looked from the outside, and inside it's just as immaculate. Everything clean clean clean and tidy, freshly painted, nothing budget at all. Comfortable rooms, lovely big kitchen with everything you need, and lots of living room space that's generous and comfortable. Hosts Paula and Brett are friendly, generous and you can tell people like... More

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Adlington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The hostel was brilliant, with big rooms, a large kitchen and cosy lounge, and was very clean. Brett was really nice throughout our stay, very helpful with any queries and tips for the area. The location is ideal, just a couple of minutes from the supermarket and a short walk to the waterfront. However, it's the most expensive hostel we've... More

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the pleasure of staying here with my teenage son. This is a superb and well kept hotel in a beautiful cottage garden surroundings. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Cottages rooms are spacious and have all the amenities needed. It is a short walk to a late night supermarket as well as the centre of town, cafes, restaurants... More

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Brett and Paula B, Owner at Ducks & Drakes Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for a great review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your time in New Plymouth with your son and found it relaxing. Brett and Paula Brennen Owners More

Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very cosy and clean hostel, with a big living room and the staff is very nice. Confortable rooms and beds. Free towel every day. Washing-machine : 2$. 2 minutes walk to Pak'n Save and 15 minutes walk to city centre.

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Brett and Paula B, Owner at Ducks & Drakes Hotel, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear you had a comfortable and friendly stay. Thank you for your review! Brett and Paula Brennen Owners More

Auckland Central, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved this place. It's in an old mansion and decorated with love. They had a fireplace going and a few social rooms. An old English phonebooth, canvases, daybeds, cutest window room upstairs. Plus, it is across the road from a supermarket and easy walking distance from city centre / ocean. They have off road parking and a garden area... More

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Brett and Paula B, Owner at Ducks & Drakes Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we love Ducks and Drakes too! It has a rich history of providing accommodation to travellers for over 90 years, originally built as The Inverness Private Hotel in the 1920's. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again. Paula and Brett Brennen Chief Duck and Drake More

Ariccia, Lazio, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quiet, but communal place to stay in New Plymouth. One block from the grocery store and three blocks from the coastal walkway / beach. Set in a more residential area than commerce. Easy to walk into town, to the coast and to Pukekura Park. $2 wash, $2 dry laundry. Also complementary hot water bottles in winter months. Brett and Paula... More

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Brett and Paula B, Owner at Ducks & Drakes Hotel, responded to this review

A fabulous review thank you! We endeavour to try everyday to make our guests feel welcome and safe along with being able to get a quiet nights sleep. We are pleased this is what you experienced at Ducks and Drakes during your stay. Brett and Paula Brennen Owners More

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

By far the best hostel we stayed in(I imagine the hotel style rooms are fantastic) out of about 10 places around New Zealand. It was incredibly clean, plenty of descent kitchenware, very environmentally concious as well. Room was a good size and the only place that had two piilows per bed :) There was a lounge area, big long table... More

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Brett and Paula B, Owner at Ducks & Drakes Hotel, responded to this review

We are certainly not disappointed with your great review, thank you! Our border collies will get an extra treat in their bowls tomorrow for their good behaviour. Brett and Paula Brennen More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed my stay here, great location, good hospitality. I would rrecommend this place to any of my friends and family. I found all the amenities clean and tidy. It was really home away from home, couldn't of asked for anything more. We shall see you again, when I am back in New Plymouth. Thankyou for the warm friendly welcome.

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We are very pleased to hear you felt welcomed and at home at Ducks and Drakes. Thank you for your great review we look forward to seeing you again soon! Brett and Paula Brennen More

Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A complete range of moderate budget accommodation available but the same obvious warm welcome extended to all guests. Centrally situated to be a short walk to shops, public utilities, seaside environs and one of New Zealand's earliest established public parks. A couple of sheep dogs around, a good-old open fire, a bowl of seasonal fruit ... a statement that this... More

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Brett and Paula B, Owner at Ducks & Drakes Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous review. We are delighted to hear you felt welcome and enjoyed the proximity of Ducks and Drakes to central New Plymouth with all it has to offer. More

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Address: 48 Lemon Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Taranaki Region > New Plymouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 18
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