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Ducks & Drakes Hotel

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02/04/2017 03/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The last time I stayed here, it was with the previous owner. I was lucky enough to get back in for the annual booked out WOMAD weekend in March, and I will not be letting my standing booking lapse again. This place is ideal. Great customer service, close to Pukekura Park, quiet and clean. Also hired a bike from here...

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Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have been staying at Ducks and Drakes over WOMAD for many years, and it's always a pleasure to return. The bedrooms are clean and comfortable, and the public spaces (kitchen, dining room, lounges) are bright and cheerful, spacious, and well-equipped. Pleased to see recycling bins and 'free food' sections in the fridge and on the bench for leftovers. Bathrooms...

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Auckland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I keep coming back to Ducks and Drakes year after year for the convenient location, super-friendly owners, cosy comfy colourful rooms, and really friendly vibe. Perfect for the relaxed traveller wanting something a bit different. There's not too many bells and whistles but they have everything you need and you'll definitely feel instantly at home there.

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed in a one bedroom cottage. Very comfortable and well presented, kitchen facilities good, cleaned daily. In a quiet location yet near to three large supermarkets and not far from the town centre. Staff very friendly and helpful. A good experience.

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Invercargill
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Brett and Paula run a amazingly quirky, friendly, fun and quiet retreat at here Backpackers. When I say quiet, I mean the staff even asked my permission twice if they could switch there vacuum cleaners on...far out, what attention to guests! Otherwise, what a joy to stay there. I only hope they can accommodate me and my family at Womad...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed in a cottage at Ducks and Drakes for about 4 nights and would definitely stay again given the chance. It was very comfortable, very clean and surprisingly very quiet at night so we did sleep well. The grounds are set up very lovely and easy to relax in and the location is good for New...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place to stay and relax. Friendly hosts with a ton of local knowledge, super friendly and accommodating family. The comfiest beds in all of NZ I'm sure and hot showers. Very clean and well presented. We can't wait to go back to NZ so we can stay again.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, clean, comfortable, great hosts and a friendly bunch of travelers. Books, guitars, t.v., board games- plenty to entertain on a wet Taranaki day :-) The social / shared spaces are spacious and sunny. The kitchen has all you need. Bathrooms are good although could do with another hand basin- but I wouldn't let that get in your way...

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New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice accommodation that is easily within walking distance to useful parts of New Plymouth e.g. supermarket, museum, gallery, parks. Pretty much 'as expected' from a back packers - communal kitchen, shared lounge, books, National Geographics, thin walls, small showers.

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ducks and Drakes hostel felt like staying in a home with a bunch of friends. The long dining room table in the common room was great for getting people eating and chatting together. The rooms and bedrooms were clean and the kitchen was kept as clean as possible given the number of people moving through the area. I think it's...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the 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 Coast highway 45; take in one our many festivals or concerts or simply sit back and relax in our homely environment - it's a great place to stay! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ducks & Drakes Hotel

Address: 48 Lemon Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Taranaki Region > New Plymouth
Price Range: ₹ 2,905 - ₹ 6,871 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ducks & Drakes Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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“You probably don't want to be next to the laundry, as it must get a thrashing. I didn't find any problems”
 of 5 bubbles H4riata, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“They offer everything from shared bunk rooms to private one bedroom cottage units. Just depends on what you need.”
 of 5 bubbles BloominHeather, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The upstairs room had the best view 😀”
 of 5 bubbles angelahH9633WJ, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose a cottage if you want an off street car park”
 of 5 bubbles Erixtuff, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Best studio I think is facing the carpark as it has a nice window seat and open views.”
 of 5 bubbles CaroB157, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
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