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Ducks & Drakes Hotel

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Ducks and Drakes hostel felt like staying in a home with a bunch of friends. The long dining room table in the common room was great for getting people eating and chatting together. The rooms and bedrooms were clean and the kitchen was kept as...More

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Thank gittagoes
Response from Brett and Paula B, Owner at Ducks & Drakes HotelResponded 5 April 2017

Thanks for taking the time out to send in a review gittagoes. The long table is a great spot to get to know people and we do try to ensure the place remain clean. Enjoy the rest of your travels.

Reviewed 25 February 2017

Stayed here while doing a safety course. Never stayed in a backpackers before but would/will stay here again. Close to town and supermarkets yet also close to NP major parks. I had a quiet single room that was comfortable and clean.

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Thank j0hnhug0
Response from Brett and Paula B, Owner at Ducks & Drakes HotelResponded 5 April 2017

Glad you slept well j0hnug0. Look forward to seeing you when next you stay.

Reviewed 19 February 2017

I have just returned after a week long stay at Ducks and Drakes in one of their 'cosy single' rooms. I have never stayed at hostel type accommodation before, and was unsure what to expect, but I have to say it definitely exceeded all my...More

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Thank Holly W
Response from Brett and Paula B, Owner at Ducks & Drakes HotelResponded 21 February 2017

Thanks HollyW and it was a pleasure to have your smiling face around the place. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much and look forward to seeing you again next time.

Reviewed 15 February 2017

Our visit to New Plymouth provided fog, rain, rain and rain. But our stay at Ducks & Drakes made up for everything. We were happily surprised to find ourselves in a studio and not in the double room we had booked (at the same price)....More

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Thank TDV147
Response from Brett and Paula B, Owner at Ducks & Drakes HotelResponded 21 February 2017

Sorry about the weather but we are glad you enjoyed your stay here. Thanks for sending in the review. We still offer our guests the full service even if we upgrade them to the cottages. See you next time TDV147.

Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

This is a great hostel in New Plymouth. Easy walking distance to town and the beautiful parc. Nice rooms and friendly owners who will help you to make your stay unforgettable. Thank you for the good time I had here!

Thank Stafanie R
Response from Brett and Paula B, Owner at Ducks & Drakes HotelResponded 21 February 2017

And thank you for having such a good time here Stafanie R. We are very close to the world renowned Pukekura park and are pleased that you enjoyed its many charms.

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US$46 - US$99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"You have the options to choose the type of room you want."
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"Upstairs, rooms 6 and 7 receive afternoon sun and are protected from outside noise."
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"I chose the single room - which was great as a solo traveller"
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"The bunkrooms are very quiet and have comfortable mattresses, with sheets, pillows, duvet and extra blankets..."
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