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“Warm and lovely”
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The Waterfront
Ranked #6 of 30 Hotels in New Plymouth
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We stayed in the penthouse at the Waterfront on Thursday night, it was bliss. The welcome from the receptionist(2) was friendly and she offered to show us the rooms available. The sun was streaming in,the room was warm and inviting,as well as immaculately clean. Our penthouse had a double spa bath,just what was needed on a cool winters day. The bed was warm and very comfortable. It was such a great stay,we decided we must come back.

Room Tip: Both Penthouses has expansive sea views fully self contained kitchens and spa baths.
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  • Stayed: June 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

smaller boutique accommodation
superb restaurant , staff who know the menu and describe all the ingredients of the menu
obviously well trained silver service staff
accommodation rooms are very big, huge big comfy bed
very minimal traffic noise, really had to .,listen to hear any external noise t
big bathrooms
good housekeeping standards
very attentive staff both hosekeeping and reception

Room Tip: ask for sea views
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  • Stayed: June 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

We stayed at this hotel for three nights in a room on the 1st floor. It was a large room, well equipped and with a comfortable king size bed. It had a large bathroom and kitchenette, and was spotlessly clean and well serviced.

The only downside to our room was its close proximity to the restaurant. We had occasions where roudy patrons were exiting the restaurant making a lot of noise.

The staff were friendly and helpful. There is covered parking on the ground floor on a first come basis. It is located across the road from the water and coastal walkway. There is a small shopping centre to one side, and a shopping mall to the other side. It is only a short walk to the main shopping street and pubs and cafes.

Overall a good place to stay

Room Tip: Get a room well away from the restaurant
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  • Stayed: May 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

Our original accommodation fell through rather disastrously at the last minute so we were very pleased to book in to the Waterfront after quite a long drive.
Loved our comfortable,quiet room, with a sea view from the balcony.
Excellent dinner in their 'Salt' on-site restaurant.
Hotel is right on the sea front and within walking distance to shops, cafes, galleries etc in New Plymouth - we were happy to leave our car in their covered parking area for most of our stay.
The staff were all very friendly. Will definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed: May 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 May 2017

Warm welcome - all staff friendly and helpful - great location - highly recommend
Clean - spacious and comfortable room - Restaurant great service, quality food nothing was a problem. We arrived after 9.00pm on a Sunday and were able to have a meal in the restaurant - did not at any time feel that we were keeping staff late. Would definitely stay there again if in New Plymouth either for leisure or business.

  • Stayed: May 2017, travelled on business
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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

A comfortable hotel with good amenities and friendly staff. The shower is great and the spa bath is a bonus. A glimpse of the sea was nice from the very quiet room. Be sure to dine in the restaurant as its great and the staff are too.

Stayed: May 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Our second visit to the hotel - the first one was four years ago. Amazing location, great sea views. Well equipped rooms. We had a spa bath on this visit although the baths are very narrow and don't really lend themselves to a spa. Good parking,centrally located you can walk everywhere. Shopping, cafes, theatre, seafront walks and great art scene all within an easy stroll.

Stayed: April 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank Marcia M
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Additional Information about The Waterfront

Address: 1 Egmont Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Taranaki Region > New Plymouth
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in New Plymouth
#6 Luxury Hotel in New Plymouth
#7 Family Hotel in New Plymouth
#8 Business Hotel in New Plymouth
Price Range: $140 - $222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Waterfront 4.5*
Number of rooms: 39
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Simply watch the waves roll in... from New Plymouth's newest and ONLY Hotel on the Waterfront and yet only 1 minute to the CBD! Next door to the famous Puke Ariki Museum, Library and Information Centre! Complimentary FREE 1 hr wireless internet access daily. All rooms have super king size beds, or queen and single configuration if requested. Sea or City views from your step out balcony, most feature a step out Balcony and single spa bath, with all rooms including 12 channel sky TV, wireless & broadband internet & coffee/tea facilities. The Waterfront Hotel is a non-smoking hotel however you are most welcome to use the Balcony. Salt Restaurant and Bar on level one overlooks the sea! What more would you want!? Salt on the Waterfront offers an excellent range of seafood and contemporary cuisine with great views from every table. FORGET THE REST! TRY THE BEST! ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Waterfront New Plymouth
The Waterfront New Plymouth, New Zealand - Taranaki

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