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The Waterfront

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

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...

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Levin, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

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...

Thank AudRedd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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....

Thank Cheers23
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

Thank Jared M
Taranaki Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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...

Thank Marcia M
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed for the first time in New Plymouth. Love the place and The Waterfront was the perfect location for us to go for a ride (Coastal Cycleway of course!) and to walk around town and see the attractions from. Room was perfect, clean, comfy bed with free wi-fi. Salt Restaurant staff were great, friendly with just the right amount of...

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Loved the convenient under cover car park. This is always a bonus. Efficient check in by smiling staff member another bonus. Room on second floor, disappointed with the sea view and out look over shopping car park.Room was designated a suite, clean, comfortable bed, probably would have been crowded with 3 people, queen bed and single available. Good lighting, and...

Thank Sheila M
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Luxury and so close to town! Walking distance to excellent restaurants like "Social Kitchen" We sat on our balcony in the evening sun drinking gin and watching the sea. Good clean rooms, nice comfy bed, crisp sheets, what else could you possibly want??

1Thank DaVid G
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Location as close to the Sea as you can get in the main Town. Rooms well presented and very roomy. All the mod cons including a ceiling fan. Nice Restaurant called Salt on level 1 with friendly staff. Carpark is on the Ground level next to reception so convenient.

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We stayed here for 3 nights on the 3rd floor. The water front location is stunning and within easy walking distance to the main street,the galleries and museums. The room was well appointed, a comfortable bed and quiet(double glazed). The cooked breakfast was very tasty, served in the restaurant with a great outlook with the added bonus of being to...

Thank bbcw

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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 

Additional Information about The Waterfront

Address: 1 Egmont Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Taranaki Region > New Plymouth
Price Range: ₹ 7,176 - ₹ 10,731 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Waterfront 4.5*
Number of rooms: 39
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Also Known As:
Waterfront New Plymouth
The Waterfront New Plymouth, Taranaki
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
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“Get a room well away from the restaurant”
phital, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“Specify your requirements on booking.”
71SheilaM, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Waterfront would be best but even on the side street was still pleasant.”
198robc, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the north side have perhaps a better perspective of the coastal view.”
bbcw, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The second floor was very nice and quiet”
TennesseeEZTraveler, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
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