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10 Best Luxury Accommodation in New Plymouth

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Luxurious Stays 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 stays in New Plymouth!

While you’re here, make your Taranaki bucket list with our 10 New Plymouth Must-Dos 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

2. 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 Buffet where guests can enjoy a range of dishes made from locally-sourced ingredients. The hotel also features bike hire, a heated outdoor pool, spa pool and much more! See more like this in our 10 Best Family Accommodation in New Plymouth.

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© The Devon Hotel A Heritage Hotel

3. 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. See more like this in our 10 Best Romantic Accommodation in New Plymouth.

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© The State Hotel

4. Copthorne Hotel Grand Central New Plymouth

Get the international hotel experience at the fabulous Copthorne Hotel Grand Central New Plymouth. The centrally-located four-star hotel offers elegantly-appointed rooms, the most luxurious being the Suite for couples 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. The hotel also features the on-site GCR Restaurant serving breakfast and dinner in a brasserie environment. There is also an on-site gym. See more hotels with restaurants in our 10 Best Accommodation in New Plymouth for Foodies.

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© Copthorne Hotel Grand Central New Plymouth

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.

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© Millennium Hotel New Plymouth, Waterfront

6. 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

7. 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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© Nice Hotel

8. Hosking Accommodation

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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9. One Burgess Hill

Surrounded by lush forest, yet only 5km 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 cooked and continental breakfast available.

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© One Burgess Hill

10. Novotel New Plymouth Hobson

Last but certainly not least, 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 Governors Eatery & Bar focussing on Taranaki cuisine.

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© Novotel New Plymouth Hobson


Laura S.

This article was reviewed and published by Laura, editor in chief and co-founder of NZ Pocket Guide. Since arriving solo in New Zealand over 10 years ago and with a background in journalism, her mission has been to show the world how easy (and awesome) it is to travel New Zealand. She knows Aotearoa inside-out and loves sharing tips on how best to experience New Zealand’s must-dos and hidden gems. Laura is also editor of several other South Pacific travel guides and is the co-host of NZ Pocket Guide’s live New Zealand travel Q&As on YouTube.

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