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48 Lemon Street, New Plymouth 4310 New Zealand See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews sun room living room pukekura park run hostel big kitchen felt like home the cottages bunk beds common areas cosy lounge the wi fi bathrooms were clean home away from home watching tv walking distance to shops close to town place to stay
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I have been staying at this establishment since the 1980s. Latest visit maintained its reputation for a nice place to stay. Reception was friendly and helpful and all facilities were available when needed. Sky tv appreciated at the American College Championships were on. Bonus!!!

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Schimpf
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stayed here for a few nights during our time in New Plymouth. Excellent happy service and hospitality, good vibes and cool accomodation and facilities. Also has a shuttle available to take you to Mt Taranaki if you're in town for trekking adventures.

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank mariobV9354CG
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ducks and Drakes is a very pleasant backpackers with a great lounge area and kitchen, located near de Pukekura Park/ Festival of lights but also near the city and coastal walkway. And great coffee, ask the owner!

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank YnekeKoo
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at D & D for 3 days just after New Years and it was very nice. We had #5, the 1-bedroom unit upstairs, and it had everything we needed for a fabulous stay. It's near CBD for cafes, groceries and night life, and...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Day-Hike
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a very beautiful hostel. Nice people, dogs and good service. They're really trying to make it comfortable for everyone and offer multiple extra services. Like bikes, games and laundry. The Wi-Fi is super speedy too. The rooms were super cosy with fresh linen and...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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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 More 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! Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Sauna
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Number of rooms
18
Price range
US$47 - US$69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Taranaki Region > New Plymouth
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Number of rooms
18
Price range
US$47 - US$69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Taranaki Region > New Plymouth
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Traveller (57)
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"Great location for the NZ Tattoo Festival"
bexh2014
27 Nov 2018
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"Location is quiet and all rooms are consequently quiet."
rodneyk221
12 Aug 2018
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"Highly recommend the cottages for an extra bit of space and comfort!"
KatieD945
10 Aug 2018
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"any room would be fine"
CraigD2463
26 Mar 2018
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