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Ducks & Drakes Hotel

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Raglan, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is warm, friendly, clean, and cozy. From the minute I stepped through the door I felt as if I had walked into my home. The owners seemed very down to earth and organized. The general feel was that this would be a good place to make an extended stay. 4 out of 5 just because you must leave... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Took our women's football team up to stay the night before a match and the rooms and service was absolutely what we needed and for a good price too. Staff are very friendly and welcoming. would definitely use for the team again and recommend to other groups going to stay.

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Besancon, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A home away from home, that's completely true. The staff is very friendly, all the rooms were very clean. The night was very cold so we enjoyed a fire in the living room, chatting, watching TV... They've got 2 lovely border collies and one of them, Zulu, loves to be petted ! Good WI-FI. Fresh towel every day and a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The students and I enjoyed our stay and the location was very handy to our study location. The rooms were very comfortable and we were all satisfied with the hosts and the site facilities. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for 4 nights, I stayed in the boutique motel side of Ducks and Drakes. the cottage rooms are nicely decorated, well equipped and cosy. Sky TV in the rooms, unlimited WIFI (great connection too!). The room was very clean and comfortable, it was also really quite at night so I had a fantastic nights sleep! the staff... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed 3 nights here in July 2016. Clean rooms, bed linen + towels are provided. Well equipped kitchen. Nice living room with fireplace and a cosy lounge. The location is also good, supermarket and downtown are in walking distance.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very relaxed hostel, not far from the city center. The stuff was friendly and helpful. We stayed in a hostel room with ensuite bathroom, everything was clean and comfortable. There is a big living room in the main house and also a big table where you can have meals together with other guests (if you want).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay here, homely atmosphere with a warm fire in the evening. Staff and guest's were super nice and the beds were super comfy, I actually didn't want to leave. I will definately be back :)

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Ruakaka, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I spent 2 weeks there as a woofer. The owners, Bret and Paula, are nice and frendly as possible, and the place is very cosy. It's a good place to be if you want to stay a while in New Plymouth. The good mood of the place turns people into sociable persons. Furthermore, the hostel is strictly kept clean, and... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the cottage number 5 for two nights in this accommodation. The room is spacious, warm, has clean kitchen and bathroom. The beds were comfy and clean. We really appreciate with the willingness of the owners to fix the heater after hours. The location of the hotel is close to Pukekura park and city centre. It's only 10... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gracious 1920's hotel with adjacent Cottage rooms - Ducks and Drakes offers affordable, friendly, fun accommodation in a fantastic New Plymouth location. A great base to explore Mt Taranaki; wander through our many parks and walkways; experience the country's best surfing beaches along Coast highway 45; take in one our many festivals or concerts or simply sit back and relax in our homely environment - it's a great place to stay! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ducks & Drakes Hotel

Address: 48 Lemon Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Taranaki Region > New Plymouth
Price Range: $52 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ducks & Drakes Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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