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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sun room”(11 reviews)
“living room”(17 reviews)
“big kitchen”(5 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Suites
Rooftop Bar
3 Star 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...
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Location and contact
48 Lemon Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
9.9 km to New Plymouth Airport
56 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very impressed with the cleanliness, friendly and helpful owners and convenient location. In walking distance to the town centre and the beautiful Pukekura park for a morning walk/Run. Warm and homely feel. They lit the fire every night, they have a sauna, heater in room,...More

Thank preetidutta
Reviewed 1 week ago

My hubby and I had the one bedroom upstairs room and it was just right! We met Brett, the owner, and nothing was too much trouble. Our room was really clean, great comfortable bed, pretty quiet for a central location and it was cosy. The...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brett was very helpful and friendly. The room was clean, cozy and warm. Very close (walking distance) to town, museum, restaurants, art gallery and Pukekura Park. We could definitely recommend Ducks and Drakes.

Thank Neil D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in a shared room for 3 nights. The owner was super nice and the room, showers and toilets, kitchen and lounge (loved the sunny lounge in the afternoon) were tidy and comfortable. The backpacker was just a few minutes walk to town center....More

Thank ClaireXL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very central location, with in walking distance to supermarkets and other amenities. The host is very hospitable and the room we had was more than we expected. It was fully equipped, so that was a lovely surprise. We would definitely stay here again.

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Things to do
Sauna
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Price range
US$39 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$39 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Traveller (57)
Room & Suite (22)
Dining (6)
Pool & Beach (2)
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"any room would be fine"
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"All good to go"
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"You have the options to choose the type of room you want."
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"Upstairs, rooms 6 and 7 receive afternoon sun and are protected from outside noise."
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