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Grand Central Hotel

42 Powderham Street, New Plymouth 4310 New Zealand
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#22 of 29 hotels in New Plymouth
The Grand Central Hotel is the smart choice for travelers to New Plymouth, offering a relaxed and hassle-free stay every time. The Hotel is located in the heart of New Plymouth, only 15 mins drive from the airport. All of CBDs best eateries, attractions and bars are on our doorstep. Guests enjoy free unlimited WIFI, onsite gym and free car parking, There is a range of spacious guest rooms and suites with most rooms also featuring a spa bath. The hotel has business spaces onsite that suit all your conferencing and events needs. For those who want to see all the wonderful Taranaki has to offer, it's 30 minutes to Mount Taranaki and one hours drive to Egmont National Park. Visitors to the hotel can take pleasure in touring the city's top attractions: Richmond Cottage, Puke Ariki, Real Tart Gallery.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Clothes dryer
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Washing machine
Ironing service
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Air conditioning
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Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
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Wardrobe / wardrobe
Electric kettle
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Non-smoking rooms
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Robina S wrote a review Dec. 2020
Auckland, New Zealand119 contributions83 helpful votes
A great hotel for business in the CBD! A great location, the rooms and the bathrooms are big and very clean!! Room service was yummy and it was a quick walk / run to the beachfront for amazing walks, runs and a spectacular view of THE Mountain!!
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Date of stay: June 2020
Reinche Lorrain... T wrote a review Nov. 2020
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Mr. Juber & Sufiayan was so amazing, there were so accommodating they make sure that the expectation of the customer was meet. Thank you so much will surely recommend. Will definitely come back.......
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
Leelee wrote a review Feb. 2020
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Not the normal professional hotel experience you would expect. A member of our group received a disappointing breakfast. It took 2 staff and the General Manager of the hotel....and none of them would do anything about it and argued back once feedback was provided. Not the way to win customers over.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
Response from ResmanagerGCH, General Manager at Grand Central Hotel
Responded Feb. 28, 2020
Dear LeeMallia, thank you for your feedback. Please note that you did not see the General Manager of the hotel, but it was the Manager on duty that you spoke to. We are sorry to hear about your disappointment. Upon investigation in to this matter, your colleague ordered Avocado spread on toast and ate the eggs and mushrooms on the meal, leaving the spread on toast with fresh tomatoes. When a staff member served the coffees, they were told that she expected avocado slices instead of spread. Our menu says 'spread' and we delivered the meal as mentioned. However, to make things happy, the restaurant staff offered complimentary usage of the continental buffet and coffee also. We did what we could to our best of ability. I am happy to discuss this with you, so please feel free to email. Unfortunately, my manager on duty and staff offered alternatives at the time to ensure a happy breakfast experience, but you all did not want to accept anything, instead you all kept threatening to give us a one star on trip advisor. I am glad that the staff did what they could. I hope that you enjoyed the rest of your stay in New Plymouth. We look forward to hosting your stay in the future and will always welcome you all. Warm Regards, Faiz Rashid, General Manager
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Fiona S wrote a review Feb. 2020
Auckland, New Zealand163 contributions39 helpful votes
Had a beautiful new unit, which was very well appointed. Beautiful kitchen Beach access was nearly outside the door Good parking Had a pool in my block but did not use Fairly quite at night Nice warm rooms
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Date of stay: October 2019
Trip type: Travelled on business
Shane B wrote a review Dec. 2019
Christchurch, New Zealand589 contributions127 helpful votes
Although it is a bit of a rabbit warren on many different levels, once you had your bearings, it was easy to find your way around. Staff very helpful. My room was a corner suite and was very well appointed. Great lounge area. Bed was comfortable.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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US$78 - US$107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Grand Central Hotel
New ZealandNorth IslandTaranaki RegionNew Plymouth
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Frequently Asked Questions about Grand Central Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Grand Central Hotel?
Nearby attractions include New Plymouth Coastal Walkway (0.4 km), Pukekura Park (0.4 km), and Puke Ariki (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Grand Central Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a fitness centre, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Grand Central Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
Is parking available at Grand Central Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Grand Central Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include India Today Tandoor and Bistro, Arranged Marriage Restaurant, and Salt Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Grand Central Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Is Grand Central Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 km away from the centre of New Plymouth.
Are any cleaning services offered at Grand Central Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Grand Central Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Grand Central Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Hurworth Cottage (7.9 km).
Is Grand Central Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.