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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible11%
  • 3 Nov 2016
    “Don't Go to Seapsray House”
  • 7 Mar 2015
    “Small and homely”
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

Dont bother thinking about going there. SeaSpray House, New Plymouth, Taranaki, is NO longer a backpackers. Late last year, October 2015, the premises where sold, and it is now a private residence. So

Date of stay: December 2015
Thank Sue M
Reviewed 7 March 2015

The location of this hostel is pretty good - right next to the coastal walkway, which leads to town and the swimming beaches (about 25 mins). It's on a quiet residential street. The hostel is set in an old house, it is nicely furnished and...More

Date of stay: March 2015
Thank lukehodson123
Reviewed 2 March 2015

Wow, where do I start? Strange, strange couple, very unwelcoming. Upon arrival when I enquires where the nearest bar/restaurant was, he said the hostel probably 'was not for me' due to the fact that I was on a weekend away and wanted to go to...More

Date of stay: February 2015
Thank Kirstx2013
Reviewed 1 March 2015

Materially speaking I cannot fault this place as the building is beautiful and the facilities excellent. However the acting manager has an especially unusual way with his guests and In my case he initially claimed that I woke him in the night and that I...More

Date of stay: February 2015
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Reviewed 13 January 2015

This would be a fine review of a backpackers but the beds ruin the entire experience. Our host said upon arrival that the beds are unusually "soft"…this was an understatement! We are a family of three and each of us had tortuous nights without sleep...More

Date of stay: January 2015
Thank gahideg
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Looking for a place to stay in New Plymouth? Then look no further than Seaspray House, a hostel that brings the best of New Plymouth to your doorstep. More Internet access is offered to guests. For air travellers, New Plymouth Airport is approximately 10.97 km from Seaspray House. While staying at Seaspray House, visitors can check out Te Rewa Rewa Bridge (5.8 km), which is a popular New Plymouth attraction. Traveller's looking to enjoy some falafel can head to Cafe Turquoise or Cafe Turkey New Plymouth. Otherwise, you may want to check out a Thai restaurant such as Siam Thai Fusion Cuisine, Thai Chef's Restaurant New Plymouth, or Thai House Express 3. Plus, during your trip, don’t forget to check out some of the popular zoos, such as Pukekura Park, Brooklands Zoo, and Pouakai Zoo. We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Seaspray House as you experience everything New Plymouth has to offer. Less
Number of rooms
12
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Taranaki Region > New Plymouth
Number of rooms
12
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Taranaki Region > New Plymouth
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"The best room would be another hostel, stay well away"
Kirstx2013
2 Mar 2015
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"try another hostel"
stelectron
28 Feb 2015
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"Not sure…the hosts said ALL of the beds were "soft"!"
gahideg
13 Jan 2015
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"Rooms 5 and 7seemed to be bigger."
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