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The Devon Hotel & Conference Center

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   390 Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4620, New Zealand
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Ranked #21 of 30 Hotels in New Plymouth
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I travelled down to New Plymouth to visit the Festival of Lights (very good) and chose to stay the night at The Devon. Very pleased we did, the hotel is modern and bright, laid out generously with lots of space, it also has a very good buffet restaurant. We found the staff were friendly, attentive and helpful.... More 

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Peter T, Owner at The Devon Hotel & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us. I'm thrilled you checked out the Festival of Lights - it's easy to see why it was judged NZ's top event....and it's free. We hope to see you back soon. Kind regards, Peter More 

Levin, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great family hotel, with good facilities. Excellent staff, and quick to remedy small troubles (Room key troubles). The room had two double beds, bathroom with amazing shower pressure, and a view overlooking the garden. We were surprised at no air conditioning, but upon reading some of these reviews we note that this is being remedied soon. The... More 

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Peter T, Owner at The Devon Hotel & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us, and for your feedback. Yes, the coastal walkway is an absolute must....as too, the TSB Festival of Lights in summer. More 

Palmerston North City, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been in The Devon hotel last Christmas Eve. The room was tidy and clean. Service is nice, although sometime you have to wait in the lounge for 3-5 minutes because there is no receptionist :( The hotel has a nice hot tub and a swimming pool which is a little bit deep (1.5m) for the kids. It should be... More 

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Peter T, Owner at The Devon Hotel & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us, and for your feedback. Kind regards, Peter Tennent More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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85 reviews 85 reviews
21 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a comfortable modern hotel, a place to stay while in New Plymouth. Good facilities, though the small pool was crowded with children running, jumping, diving etc while we were there. Comfortable beds. Garden rooms away from road are better than external road view rooms, but light and noise is well controlled. Free WiFi. The internal bathroom follows the current... More 

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Peter T, Owner at The Devon Hotel & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us, and for your feedback. We hope to see you back soon. Kind regards, Peter Tennent More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good accommodation. Small rooms, but ideal for one if traveling by yourself. Clean rooms and good set up. Very comfortable. Nice pool and facilities. Best to ask for a room which is not facing the main road, as you can get a little traffic noise. Recommended.

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Peter T, Owner at The Devon Hotel & Conference Center, responded to this review

Hi Chris, Thanks for your feedback. We hope to see you back soon. Kind regards, Peter Tennent More 

Cairns, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were very disappointed when we checked into this hotel. The upstairs rooms had no lift access which made it difficult as we had four suitcases. The rooms also had no air conditioning or ceiling fans (only a very noisy portable fan) and the one window only opened 15 cm so we were hot (we're from Far North Qld in... More 

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Peter T, Owner at The Devon Hotel & Conference Center, responded to this review

Hi, Many thanks for taking the trouble to give feedback. I'm disappointed your e-posting on check-in didn't come through immediately, so we could have moved you to one of our air-conditioned rooms (or our team didn't pick up on your desire to move rooms). Your room is one of the last in that wing to be completely refurbished (including full... More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
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71 reviews 71 reviews
37 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I write this as I sit in this.....coffin and wonder if it is value for money. I have had 2 nights at Lockwood Manor down the road this week and could not get a third because I left booking too late so moved to the Devon for one night. The Lockwood Manor is $135/night and the Devon is $149/night. The... More 

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Peter T, Owner at The Devon Hotel & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. I'm thrilled the team were able to find you a room when we too had been sold out for some time. Kind regards, Peter Tennent More 

Bolton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Comfortable, Marbles buffet restaurant very expensive with poor service. Rooms were comfortable with adequate space and good condiments. Staff were all friendly and hotel in a good location with sea views.

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Peter T, Owner at The Devon Hotel & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us and taking the trouble to offer feedback. In addition to our popular Mables self service buffet, we have a number of options where your order is taken, then prepared and served where you wish - in the garden, poolside, the lounge, your room - you name it. We 'd love to see you back soon. More 

Napier, New Zealand
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49 reviews 49 reviews
36 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I have stayed here twice in the past month, both times for business. It is a fantastic hotel, Even though it isn't in the main centre if town, if you have a vehicle you are only 5 mins away. Rooms are spacious and well appointed, and the comp wifi is greatly appreciated by those of us traveling for business. There... More 

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Peter T, Owner at The Devon Hotel & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us Karyn, and for your feedback More 

Cologne, Germany
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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I wouldn't come here for a quiet romantic couple's weekend! The hotel is absolutely huge, and a favourite for big groups and families because of it's excellent facilities (plenty of parking, a garden, pool, popular buffet restaurant etc). We found the staff very friendly and helpful & the breakfasts were great. I would definitely come back again on our next... More 

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Peter T, Owner at The Devon Hotel & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us, and for your feedback. Hope to see you back soon. More 

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Address: 390 Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4620, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Taranaki Region > New Plymouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Devon Hotel & Conference Center 3.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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