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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Hosking House provides the perfect spot to relax and unwind in New Plymouth. It is easy walking distance to the city centre and the coastal walkway and Pukekura Park is virtually at your front door. Rachel is a caring host who is passionate about her city and nothing is too much bother.
We stayed in the Taranaki Suite which is a sizeable space that is very stylish and clean. Breakfasts were personalised and substantial. Without a doubt, we will return!

Stayed: July 2017
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RachelChurch, Owner at Hosking House, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

It was our true pleasure to host you both at the House. I too love the location and being able to walk to the park or into town is one of the reasons we love it here. Thanks, I really am passionate about this great little city by the sea and the people and places in it. We'd love to welcome you again and thank you for your kind words! Cheers, Rachel & Rod

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

Hosking House is a home away from home. Rachel is a fantastic host who knows how to look after people. Warm and welcoming. Rachel has a fantastic knowledge of New Plymouth - We stayed in the amazing Taranki Room. Rachel home cook breakfast was fantastic. Very relaxing beautiful enviorment. We will denfinately stay at Hoskings House again.

Room Tip: Room with a bath, Big Room with fire place, very romatic
  • Stayed: July 2017, travelled as a couple
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RachelChurch, Owner at Hosking House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Thanks so much - we're delighted that you had such a good stay at the House. We take great pride in providing great service and hospitality and sharing all that this great little city by the sea has to offer. We look forward to the chance to welcome you again! Just send us an email and we do offer a repeat guest rate. Cheers, Rachel & Rod

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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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