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Nice Hotel & Bistro

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71 Brougham St, New Plymouth, 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
    5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I go to NP quite a bit for work and this hotel is an oasis! I have stayed all over the world and this is one of my favourites. It is full of amazing andy quirky kiwi art and Terry and the team make you feel at home. The beds are all super comfy and you will sleep well here.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Three things can make or break a hotel for me 1 lighting - 3/5 stars no better no worse than many hotels. And though I found it a bit dull it actually suited the decor 2. Noise - 5++/5 stars, could not hear other guests, had a front room over looking the street and could not hear any noise 3.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

A wonderful and memorable week at Nice Hotel, exceptional and tasteful suite room, fabulous food and wine at Table Restaurant, central location for all activities and coastal walks. Terry Parkes and staff very warm and welcoming - could have stayed longer!

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I stayed for 2 nights in June 2015. The Nice hotel is an eclectic mix of old and new, traditional and modern, sumptuous and cutting edge - but underpinned by a commitment to friendly luxury. The Pohutukawa room / suite (in the adjoining 'old house', in fact totally modernised) was memorable for fascinating (and appealing) decor, a beautifully comfortable bed... More 

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We were in New Plymouth for a wet and cold weekend and returned to the Nice Hotel this time staying in a suite, Pukekura. We live in modern minimalistic surroundings so to stay in an extravagantly furnished suite, totally appropriate to the building was wonderful. Wallpapers, chandeliers, aging velvet covered furniture and whimsical touches, it was all wonderful. We ate... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

From the minute I walked into this hotel I was made to feel part of the family. The decor is incredible. I stayed in the Pukekura suite...so comfortable and relaxing. The bed was like sleeping on a cloud. Dining in the restaurant is a journey of gastronomic delights. Most amazing food. Thanks to Sean, Ben and Ravi. Terry Parkes and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I can honestly say that this is the most welcoming place I have ever stayed. Terry and his team go out of their way to look after their guests and nothing is too much trouble. Being friendly comes natural here, maybe its the Kiwi way but there is a professional manner too Hotel is small but very comfortable, a little... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We have just had two wonderful nights with Terry Parkes at the Nice Hotel. The Hotel is beautiful with exquisite design. Terry's art and fascinating collections are world class (especially loved all the amazing mirrors). The intimate spaces including bar, different dining rooms and gorgeous outdoor spaces are great. He makes the best cocktails and the kitchen is world class.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Stayed at the Best Suits and ate at the Table restaurant at the Nice Hotel in New Plymouth. Was absolutely fabulous. Wonderful interior, the decor us amazing. Warm, friendly and great level of service. The new bar within the restaurant is perfect to come and relax and enjoy a pre-dinner drink. I stayed during January 2015 and had the most... More 

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Waitara, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The meal was delicious we had bread that was so goooood! And the crayfish bisque and prawn 3 ways And we had duck and rib eye steak it was just a little over done of what we ordered on the other had ordering took a while and we were not offered the dessert menu but we will return :-)

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