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13 Weymouth Street, New Plymouth, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, NZ
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This would be a fine review of a backpackers but the beds ruin the entire experience. Our host said upon arrival that the beds are unusually "soft"…this was an understatement! We are a family of three and each of us had tortuous nights without sleep due to the beds…sleeping on the floor should have been considered! I cannot stress this... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

we stayed here for three nights whilst in taranki for a working weekend, prices of hotels in taranaki can be crazy, so we decided to stay here as we just needed a bed for the night. we booked private rooms, doubles and twins, but they also have dorm rooms. we arrived at 4.30 (check in is affter 4) there was... More 

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Kathmandu, Nepal
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

u can check in only after 4 o clock, u need to follow silly annoising rules like take of your shoes on the door, the staff are not so friendly, they dont smile and they don t talk too much..church atmosphere, i was booked 2 night and the second day they refuse to allow me to use the bathroom because... More 

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Victoria, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I stayed a week at Seaspray House, and throughly enjoyed it. The house itself is bright, clean, and wonderfully maintained. I didn't mind the no-shoes rule at all. It makes the hostel seem more like a cozy home away from home, and keeps the floors tidy throughout the day. The kitchen is large and open, with a gas stove. There... More 

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
45 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Weird rule about taking your shoes off before coming in to the hostel aside, this is a 5-star hostel. Situated just 10 minutes walk from the town, and even closer to the sea, this a a quiet haven. Friendly and helpful staff, the hostel is clean and comfortable. I didn't use the kitchen nor lounge much while I was there... More 

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014 via mobile

Had a very good stay in Seaspray house, I arrived at 2.30 pm and having made my way round the back to leave my bag, I was welcomed by receptionist who was happy to check me in. First impression was good, large kitchen, lounge and liked the fact that you had to remove your shoes! Had a "private" corner in... More 

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17 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

An attractive Edwardian house in a quiet area of New Plymouth.Our room was spacious ,well furnished with a dressing room. It even had a wardrobe.The atmosphere in the hostel was friendly and we were made to feel at home.The lounge was comfortable with plenty of games etc. to keep us busy when the weather was poor.Having run a Guest House... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

This is a lovely hostel which feels like you've at home rather than backpacking. Lovely and clean. I was in the fourshare and the room is shaped like a horseshoe so you get lots of privacy. No beds, only bunks. The kitchen is large, clean, homely and well-equipped, lovely for cooking. They also have a bike you can hire for... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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91 reviews 91 reviews
64 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

The house itself is lovely, and clean. However we were told not to come before 4 . The lady that checked us in seemed really unfriendly and not very welcoming at all. She did a quick show round and then we didn't see anybody again. We couldn't have felt less welcome and that we were intruding in their home.... even... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

The hostel itself is lovely. The kitchen is huge and the room was very pleasant. However, the initial greeting we received wasn't a friendly one. Check-in wasn't til 4pm so we wanted to store our luggage. There was a number on the door to text so naturally we did. When the owner arrived, she didn't attempt to hide her displeasure... More 

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Address: 13 Weymouth Street, New Plymouth, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Taranaki Region > New Plymouth
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Ranked #9 of 15 Specialty Lodging in New Plymouth
Number of rooms: 12

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