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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We visited Hosking House as our retreat for a 30th wedding anniversary. The place is beautifully renovated, our room was delightful. Hot cross buns fresh for guests and an exquisite breakfast. We felt very spoiled and will be back!

Stayed: April 2017, travelled as a couple
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RachelChurch, Owner at Hosking House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Congratulations on a wonderful anniversary. It was our pleasure to host you for such a great celebration. Thanks so much for your lovely feedback and taking the time to share your thoughts on the House. We'd love to welcome you again, please book directly for the best rates and repeat guest rewards. -Rachel & Rodney

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Reviewed 7 April 2017

The Hosking House is perfectly located to be able to walk to New Plymouth city center and still feel quiet and relaxing. The hosts Rachel and Rodney are brilliant, and know all the best places to eat and all the compulsory attractions the Taranaki area has to offer. We could not have picked a better place to stay in New Plymouth. Quyanaq!

Room Tip: You can have your breakfast delivered to your room for a cozy romantic start to your day.
  • Stayed: March 2017, travelled as a couple
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RachelChurch, Owner at Hosking House, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Thanks so very much - we too love this location and how close we are to all that New Plymouth has to offer. We are so glad you enjoyed some of the fabulous local restaurants and that you so enjoyed your stay! Feedback like this means the world to us - travel well! Rachel & Rod

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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights during our holiday to NZ. A wonderful place to stay, room large and clean and lovely touches with tea, coffee, water and a range of alcohol readily available. Breakfasts were also very good. Particular mention must go to Rod and Rachel's (who are brill hosts) recommendations, though. They were excellent, from which bars to visit to what walks were close by and even Rod's suggestion of a cafe to stop at on our journey to Wellington paid off - great coffee and cake at the Mothered Goose in Bulls! Please check this property out if you are visiting New Plymouth, you won't be disappointed.

Stayed: February 2017, travelled as a couple
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RachelChurch, Owner at Hosking House, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Thanks so much for sharing your thoughts and for the kind feedback. We just love getting to know a bit about our guests, pointing them to restaurants and attractions that we think they'd like, leaving them to discover New Plymouth, and hearing the feedback. Many thanks and glad we could help! -Rachel & Rod

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Reviewed 19 January 2017

My wife and I recently travelled to New Plymouth for a two-day getaway, and what a fabulous stay we had at Hosking House! Rod and Rachel were very gracious hosts, and our room, The Taranaki Room, exceeded our expectations in every way. The breakfasts were delicious, with an array of continental foods, as well as a full breakfast to follow. All of the food was very fresh and nicely prepared. We also appreciated the extra touches: fresh, cold water in our room's refrigerator; an assortment of teas; and, an honor bar with beer and wine. In addition, Rod and Rachel provided a very informative list of local restaurants that they recommended as well as a brief description of each eatery. We tried two of their recommendations and they were superb restaurants! We also appreciated that the Hosking House is a short walk to downtown and only a five minute walk to the park. Their gardens are expansive and lovely, and, the veranda is a very relaxing spot to chill. My wife and I have stayed in many B and B's around the world, and the Hosking House surely rates as one of our favorites. p.s. we really enjoyed meeting their yellow lab, Weston

Stayed: January 2017, travelled as a couple
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RachelChurch, Owner at Hosking House, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Your feedback has made our day - thanks very much. The little touches to us, are important and we are so glad you enjoyed them. The garden gives us much joy and we are so very glad you enjoyed your stay and that we are one of your favorite places to stay throughout your travels. Travel well, Rachel & Rod (and spoiled Weston.)

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

My wife and I booked the Taranaki Suite in Hosking House for our wedding accommodation and it was the perfect end to a perfect day!

The host was accommodating enough to allow us to have someone check in on our behalf so we didn't have to leave the celebrations early, and when we arrived later we were greeted by a welcoming note.

We were very impressed with the beautiful accommodation and breakfast room, as well as the service for breakfast in the morning - the host was very friendly and provided delicious food.

Thank you for helping us end our wedding day and start our first day of marriage in such a beautiful place.

Stayed: January 2017, travelled as a couple
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RachelChurch, Owner at Hosking House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Thanks so very much and Congratulations! It is such an honor for us to host brides and grooms and we are so very happy that you enjoyed your stay! Enjoy being newlyweds! Cheers, Rachel & Rod

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