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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia 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??

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Auckland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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...

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Estes Park, Colorado
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful hotel with a restaurant included. It is just down from our room. Wonderful view of the ocean while dining on the balcony. Great service! Rooms are very comfortable and spacious. In room snack bar and 24 hr room service!

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Mark D, Manager at The Waterfront, responded to this review

Hi Denise R, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at The waterfront Hotel. Its very pleasing to receive your positive feedback on both the Hotel and Restaurant. Its was our pleasure looking after you. Kind regards Mark

Auckland Central, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a long weekend away, 3 friends catching up. We had a 2 night stay at the Waterfront Hotel which we would highly recommend, from check in to departure the staff were helpful, friendly and polite. A very pleasurable stay over a very busy weekend for all the staff, so thank you

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Mark D, Manager at The Waterfront, responded to this review

Hi Oli854 Thank you for sharing you feedback. I am very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay at The Waterfront Hotel over the weekend. Yes it was really busy so its great to know the staff maintained their usual high standards. Best regards The Waterfront Hotel Team.

Kota Bharu, Malaysia
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Room is spacious and there's an amazing view of the sea through the window. But the only thing that's kind of irritating is that we got to see only half of the sea view through most of the windows in our room. But overall, it's worth for my money. And all the staffs are lovely and kind, especially the one...

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Mark D, Manager at The Waterfront, responded to this review

Hi Anisahalwi, Thank you for your review and for staying with us. We appreciate your business very much and are very happy you had a great time all round. Maria will be pleased she got a mention! We would love to host you again one day soon if you return to the region. Best wishes The Waterfront Team.

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

What should have cost $1000 for two days ended up costing $700 😊 Thank you! Views are amazing, and very comfortable! The food is also amazing! I was impressed with room service and how helpful staff were with my toddler being there too 😊

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Mark D, Manager at The Waterfront, responded to this review

Hello Mez N, Thank you for you amazing comments regarding your stay with us. We are really pleased you had a memorable time both in the hotel and the restaurant. Kind regards Mark

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Had a two night stay at the Waterfront Hotel which I highly recommend. The staff were wonderful - very friendly and attentive but not overly so. They made our stay a comfortable one and we would go back for sure. We had a business studio on the first floor which was quite spacious and it looked out onto the street...

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Mark D, Manager at The Waterfront, responded to this review

Hello Loppylady. Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. Its great to know we come highly recommended and that would would return again. We appreciate your business greatly and do hope to see you again one day in the future. Kind regards Mark

Parua Bay
Reviewed 8 February 2017

we booked a extra night here as the quest in New plymonth where we stayed the previous 2 nights couldnt fit us in for an extra night, we now wish we had booked to stay at the waterfront for the whole of our stay, the two rooms we had were beautiful, everything was spotless, beds were very comfy, everything provided...

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Mark D, Manager at The Waterfront, responded to this review

Hello Gemknits, Thank you so much for staying with us at The Waterfront Hotel. We wish you had stayed here for your entire visit to NP as well! Great to hear you enjoyed all our amenities and location. Noted that you thought the breakfast was just ok - I am very sorry about this. We will see what we can...

Tennessee
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The check in was smooth, handled by very pleasant young lady. The room was clean, spaceous, and had a good TV channel selection. Very comfortable beds. The dinning room staff at "Salt", the in house restaurant, were most hospitable and friendly. Great service. I found the fish of the day, wonderful.

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Mark D, Manager at The Waterfront, responded to this review

Hello TennesseeEZTraveler, Thank you for staying with us at The Waterfront Hotel. We appreciate your feedback and its always nice to receive comments like this. Kind regards The Waterfront Hotel Team.

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: €108 - €227 (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, New Zealand - Taranaki
Hotel Style:
#6 Luxury Hotel in New Plymouth
#6 Romantic Hotel in New Plymouth
#7 Family Hotel in New Plymouth
#8 Business Hotel in New Plymouth
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“Waterfront would be best but even on the side street was still pleasant.”
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“The second floor was very nice and quiet”
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