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5 Best Romantic Accommodation in New Plymouth

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Romantic Getaways and Honeymoon Accommodation in New Plymouth

This less-visited corner of the North Island makes the ideal couples’ retreat or destination for a special occasion. The coastal city of New Plymouth has proximity to rugged coastline, the stunning Egmont National Park, and a wealth of creative city experiences between the art galleries and eateries. A honeymoon itinerary around New Zealand is well worth including New Plymouth if you have the time. To make set the mood right for your getaway, be sure to stay in one of the picks from our list of romantic accommodation in New Plymouth!

For tips on what to do in the area, see 10 New Plymouth Must-Dos, as well as 10 Best Galleries & Museums in Taranaki.

1. The State Hotel

A boutique hotel in the heart of the city, The State Hotel is an excellent choice for couples. The 15 rooms are creatively styled featuring modern artwork and sumptuous furnishings. During your stay, you’ll have access to free WiFi, Sky TV, a complimentary pass to a local gym, free guest laundry, and use of the guest lounge to relax together in. With wedding packages and three on-site eateries, this hotel makes the ideal romantic getaway. We also feature this accommodation in our 10 Best Luxury Accommodation in New Plymouth.

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2. King and Queen Hotel Suites

The King and Queen Hotel Suites is definitely one to save for a special occasion. Choose from a range of glamorous suites and studios elegantly outfitted in European designer furniture. Couples on a romantic getaway will find the Anniversary Suite with a Juliet balcony an ideal fit with luxurious additions like a pillow menu, iPhone docking station, minibar, a TV, deep bathtubs, rainfall showers and views of the Tasman Sea. Wine and dine with ease thanks to the hotel offering chargebacks from an extensive collection of nearby restaurants and cafes or opt for the in-room dining menu. Other facilities include free WiFi, undercover parking, hotel transfers, free bike hire, access to a local gym, dry cleaning and more.

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3. 16 Havelock

Swap a hotel stay for a more homely experience at the 16 Havelock. This budget bed and breakfast accommodation has four guest rooms, each lovingly decorated with double options for couples. Food is an event here with the owner specialising in Japanese cuisine but can also do Western food if you prefer – both styles are available for lunch and dinner by arrangement. A continental breakfast is also included in the rate. See more recommendations like this in our 10 Best Budget Accommodation in New Plymouth.

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4. The Devon Hotel A Heritage Hotel

Stylish and sophisticated hotel rooms await at The Devon Hotel by the Heritage Collection. This 4.5-star hotel offers two varieties of rooms for couples. Choose the compact and comfortable Studio Room with an ensuite bathroom or opt for more space to enjoy 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 variety of dishes made from locally-sourced ingredients. The hotel also offers bike hire, a heated outdoor pool, spa pool and much more!

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5. Hosking House

Truly boutique accommodation awaits couples at Hosking House. The three-guestroom villa has two intimate Studio Suites with private balconies and a Boutique Suite with roll-top soaking tubs and rainfall showers. Couples have 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 romantic Pukekura Park.

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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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