Where to Find the Best Luxury Hotels, Lodges and B&Bs in New Plymouth
If you’re visiting New Plymouth for a special occasion, or unashamedly just want to treat yourself, then choosing a luxury accommodation is a great way to do it. High-end hotels, boutique lodges and stylish apartments are available to make your stay in Taranaki a memorable one. Whether you prefer contemporary or historical charm, travelling solo or with the family, indulging in restaurant cuisine or making your own meals, there’s a luxury accommodation in New Plymouth to suit. Check out some of your best options in this list of luxury accommodations in New Plymouth!
While you’re here, make your Taranaki bucket list with our 7 Luxury Activities in New Plymouth and The Luxury Guide to New Plymouth.
1. King and Queen Hotel Suites
Treat yourself to a luxurious stay in the King and Queen Hotel Suites. Choose from a range of glamorous suites and studios with European designer furniture. Couples on a romantic getaway will find the “Anniversary Suite” with a Juliet balcony an ideal fit, while “The King Henry Suites” are a fine choice for families. Luxurious additions include a pillow menu, iPhone docking station, minibar, a TV, deep bathtubs, rainfall showers and views of the Tasman Sea. The hotel also offers chargebacks from an extensive collection of restaurants and cafes in the city, as well as an in-room dining menu. Other hotel facilities include free WiFi, undercover parking, hotel transfers, free bike hire, access to a local gym, dry cleaning and more.
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- King and Queen Hotel Suites on Booking.com
- King and Queen Hotel Suites on Trip.com
- King and Queen Hotel Suites on Expedia
2. Hosking House
Truly boutique accommodation awaits at Hosking House. The three-guest-room house has two intimate “Studio Suites” with private balconies and a “Boutique Suite” with roll-top soaking tubs and rainfall showers. The modern villa is ideal for a couples’ getaway, with more than enough space to relax together between the two lounges, an honour bar and the extensive gardens. What’s more, the house is just one block away from the beautiful Pukekura Park.
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3. Mangorei Heights
A modern yet quaint cabin on the edge of the Egmont National Park, Mangorei Heights offers an upscale stay for couples or groups of four. Breakfast is included at this glorious retreat, which will give you a boost for the day exploring nearby trails like the Pouakai Circuit. Other lavish additions include an outside bathtub on your private deck which captures magnificent sunsets. There’s also an on-site gym.
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4. The State Hotel
A boutique hotel in the heart of the city, The State Hotel is an excellent choice for solo travellers and couples. The 15 rooms are creatively styled featuring modern artwork and sumptuous bedding. During your stay, you’ll have free WiFi, Sky TV, a complimentary pass to a local gym, free guest laundry, and use of the guest lounge. With wedding packages and three on-site eateries, this hotel makes an ideal getaway for couples.
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5. Millennium Hotel New Plymouth, Waterfront
It’s hard to beat the waterfront location of the Millennium Hotel New Plymouth, overlooking the Coastal Walkway and featuring panoramic views of the Tasman Sea. The hotel features 42 rooms with free WiFi, Sky TV, access to a nearby gym and undercover parking. Dine at the award-winning Salt Restaurant & Bar, which basks in sunshine all day long. As for the rooms, they are minimalistic yet spacious with options for corporate travellers, couples and families. The most luxurious option is the “Penthouse Suite” with a double jetted spa bath, open-plan kitchen and a large balcony. Want to check out more hotels? Head to the 10 Best Hotels in New Plymouth.
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- Millennium Hotel New Plymouth on Booking.com
- Millennium Hotel New Plymouth on Trip.com
- Millennium Hotel New Plymouth on Expedia
6. Little Church Bay
For a unique stay in New Plymouth, choose Little Church Bay. The renovated church-turned-holiday cottage offers a romantic stay for couples on the shores of Fitzroy Beach. There are gorgeous spaces to enjoy, from the open-plan lounge and kitchen spilling onto the deck and garden with ocean views. Upstairs is a small bedroom and ensuite. For more couple-centric stays like this, check out the 10 Most Romantic Accommodations in New Plymouth.
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7. The Residence Fitzroy
An ultra-modern motel and apartment complex in the heart of Fitzroy Village, The Residence Fitzroy is an easy choice for any discerning traveller. Your ultra-modern home-away-from-home is kitted out with a full kitchen, laundry machines and separate bedrooms, all of which are elegantly furnished. The motel also features a communal sun-soaked courtyard which is a great outdoor space to relax in summer. For more motels worth checking out, see the 10 Best Motels in New Plymouth.
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- The Residence Fitzroy on Booking.com
- The Residence Fitzroy on Trip.com
- The Residence Fitzroy on Expedia
8. Chalets at Okurukuru
The location is the aim of the game at Taranaki’s only vineyard. Chalets at Okurukuru boasts several self-contained studio chalets perched on the hills with a sea view. All the essentials are at your fingertips, including a modernly-fitted kitchen, ensuite, lounge and even a private balcony. Even if you’re not into cooking, you are just a stone’s throw away from the on-site vineyard restaurant and cellar door of the Okurukuru Winery, which you can learn more about in the 7 Best Foodie Experiences in New Plymouth.
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9. Plymouth International
A locally-operated four-star hotel, Plymouth International is popular for both business and leisure travellers. The hotel offers a number of spaces to relax, including the saltwater lap pool and spa, the highly-rated The Orangery restaurant, the on-site gym or your luxurious room. Couples and business travellers have the choice of queen or king bedrooms with “Executive” upgrades available, while families may want to treat themselves to one of the “Plymouth Suites” with two levels, separate bedrooms and a kitchenette.
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- Plymouth International on Booking.com
- Plymouth International on Trip.com
- Plymouth International on Expedia
10. Nice Hotel
Experience heritage and charm at the Nice Hotel. The rooms are beautifully renovated inside of New Plymouth’s oldest wooden building built in 1870. Each room has unique furnishings and artwork to stimulate the senses. Some rooms have a private balcony, as well as a smart TV, free unlimited WiFi, ensuite, kitchenette, individual climate control, jetted spa baths and much more. On-site, there is also a restaurant with a New York-style bar and featuring tasting menus.
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11. One Burgess Hill
Surrounded by lush forest, yet only 5 km (3 miles) from New Plymouth city centre, One Burgess Hill provides a tranquil retreat for couples, groups and families. The “Two-Bedroom Unit” is ideal for groups of four, featuring a downstairs kitchen and open-plan lounge with a DVD player and free WiFi. Couples may want to treat themselves to a “King Studio” with modern furnishings, lots of space and an outdoor deck. Whichever accommodation you choose, if you want a break from cooking, there’s a cooked and continental breakfast available. For stays where you can prepare your own meals, check out the 10 Best Self-Catering Accommodations in New Plymouth.
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12. Novotel New Plymouth Hobson
Novotel New Plymouth offers spacious and contemporary hotel rooms that can be adapted to a number of layouts. The earth-toned decor creates a relaxing environment, enhanced further by the lavish furnishings to lounge in. Find a room for your needs from simple “Studios” to luxurious “Executive and Superior Rooms” to self-contained “One and Two-Bedroom Apartments”. Facilities in the room include air-conditioning, ensuite bathrooms, Sky TV, a minibar, fridge, tea/coffee-making facilities, free WiFi and more. There’s also the on-site Haukai Eatery & Bar focussing on Taranaki cuisine.
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- Novotel New Plymouth Hobson on Booking.com
- Novotel New Plymouth Hobson on Trip.com
- Novotel New Plymouth Hobson on Expedia
13. Quest New Plymouth
Home comforts and luxury combine at Quest New Plymouth. The serviced apartments in the heart of the city sit just across the road from the city centre shopping mall and feature 40 studios and apartments. There’s something for couples, families and groups with studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments. The latter features separate bedrooms, a fully-equipped and modern kitchen with an oven and plenty of space and furniture to lounge and dine. Keep entertained with the free WiFi and in-house movies, while practical facilities include car parking, access to an off-site gym, restaurant chargebacks and breakfast packs.
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14. The Devon Hotel A Heritage Hotel
Lavish hotel rooms await at The Devon Hotel by the Heritage Collection. This 4.5-star hotel offers two varieties of rooms with versatile layouts for couples, friends and families. Choose the compact and comfortable “Studio Room” with an ensuite bathroom or opt for more space in the “Suite” with a separate lounge. Food is not a hassle here thanks to the on-site Marbles Restaurant where guests can enjoy a range of dishes made from locally-sourced ingredients. The hotel also features bike hire, a heated outdoor pool, a spa pool and much more! See more family-friendly stays like this in our 10 Best Family Accommodations in New Plymouth.
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- The Devon Hotel A Heritage Hotel on Booking.com
- The Devon Hotel A Heritage Hotel on Trip.com
- The Devon Hotel A Heritage Hotel on Expedia
15. Distinction New Plymouth Hotel
Get the international hotel experience at the fabulous Distinction New Plymouth Hotel. The centrally-located four-star hotel offers well-appointed rooms, the most luxurious being the “Suite” for couples and business travellers and the “Apartment” for families. Relax in your spa bath, spread out in your separate lounge, and enjoy the convenience of home with your own apartment kitchen with an espresso machine. There is also an on-site gym.
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- Distinction New Plymouth Hotel on Booking.com
- Distinction New Plymouth Hotel on Trip.com
- Distinction New Plymouth Hotel on Expedia
More About Luxury Accommodations in New Plymouth
Now that you have found some of the best luxury accommodations in New Plymouth, check out what there is to do there using the following guides:
- 7 Luxury Experiences in New Plymouth
- 15 Best Things to Do in New Plymouth
- The Food Guide to New Plymouth: Places to Eat & Food Tours
Finally, if there’s anything we’ve missed, you’re likely to find it in The Luxury Guide to New Plymouth.