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Seaspray House

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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible11%
3 Nov 2016
“Don't Go to Seapsray House”
7 Mar 2015
“Small and homely”
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

Dont bother thinking about going there. SeaSpray House, New Plymouth, Taranaki, is NO longer a backpackers. Late last year, October 2015, the premises where sold, and it is now a private residence. So

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 7 March 2015

The location of this hostel is pretty good - right next to the coastal walkway, which leads to town and the swimming beaches (about 25 mins). It's on a quiet residential street. The hostel is set in an old house, it is nicely furnished and...More

Thank lukehodson123
Reviewed 3 March 2015

Wow, where do I start? Strange, strange couple, very unwelcoming. Upon arrival when I enquires where the nearest bar/restaurant was, he said the hostel probably 'was not for me' due to the fact that I was on a weekend away and wanted to go to...More

Thank Kirstx2013
Reviewed 1 March 2015

Materially speaking I cannot fault this place as the building is beautiful and the facilities excellent. However the acting manager has an especially unusual way with his guests and In my case he initially claimed that I woke him in the night and that I...More

2  Thank stelectron
Reviewed 13 January 2015

This would be a fine review of a backpackers but the beds ruin the entire experience. Our host said upon arrival that the beds are unusually "soft"…this was an understatement! We are a family of three and each of us had tortuous nights without sleep...More

Thank gahideg
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Number of rooms
12
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Taranaki Region > New Plymouth
Also Known As
Seaspray House New Plymouth, Taranaki
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"The best room would be another hostel, stay well away"
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"try another hostel"
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"Not sure…the hosts said ALL of the beds were "soft"!"
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"Rooms 5 and 7seemed to be bigger."
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