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Taranaki Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Our second visit to the hotel - the first one was four years ago. Amazing location, great sea views. Well equipped rooms. We had a spa bath on this visit although the baths are very narrow and don't really lend themselves to a spa. Good parking,centrally located you can walk everywhere. Shopping, cafes, theatre, seafront walks and great art scene...

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Hamilton
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for the first time in New Plymouth. Love the place and The Waterfront was the perfect location for us to go for a ride (Coastal Cycleway of course!) and to walk around town and see the attractions from. Room was perfect, clean, comfy bed with free wi-fi. Salt Restaurant staff were great, friendly with just the right amount of...

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Hamilton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the convenient under cover car park. This is always a bonus. Efficient check in by smiling staff member another bonus. Room on second floor, disappointed with the sea view and out look over shopping car park.Room was designated a suite, clean, comfortable bed, probably would have been crowded with 3 people, queen bed and single available. Good lighting, and...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via 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 14 March 2017

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 12 March 2017

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 4 March 2017 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 26 February 2017

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 14 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

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $169 - $257 (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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Waterfront New Plymouth
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#6 Romantic Hotel in New Plymouth
#6 Luxury Hotel in New Plymouth
#7 Family Hotel in New Plymouth
#8 Business Hotel in New Plymouth
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“Specify your requirements on booking.”
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“Waterfront would be best but even on the side street was still pleasant.”
198robc, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the north side have perhaps a better perspective of the coastal view.”
bbcw, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The second floor was very nice and quiet”
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“ask for a room with north facing sea views”
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