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4.8 out of 5

"Quirky, comfortable room with great bar and excellent restaurant. Friendly, competent service. Would return. " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 08 Aug 2020

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in New Plymouth awaits you at Nice Hotel. Within steps you'll find Saint Mary's Church and TSB Showplace within a short 5-minute stroll. Highlights at this lodge include a restaurant, free self parking, and a bar/lounge.

All 11 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi, flat-screen TVs, and coffee/tea makers. Minibars provide refreshments, and room service makes dining in an option. Additionally, hair dryers and irons/ironing boards are available.

The restaurant, Table, serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast and dinner. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and coffee/tea in a common area. Cooked-to-order breakfast is available. There's also the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Sights within a 10-minute walk of this 4.5-star New Plymouth lodge include Observatory and Govett-Brewster Art Gallery.

Executive Double Room, Jetted Tub

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$235* Per night/room 3 Mar. - 4 Mar.

Deluxe Suite, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Executive Suite, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Executive Studio, Balcony

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Royal Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Double Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Nice Hotel ratings based on 18 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.8 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Nice Hotel

Everyone (9) Couples (7) Family (2)
5 out of 5
Quirky, comfortable room with great bar and excellent restaurant. Friendly, competent service. Would return.

Posted by on 8 Aug. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

10 Aug. 2020 by Manager

Thank you for your feedback, most appreciated!

5 out of 5
An amazing little hotel with a hidden leafy courtyard right in the middle of New Plymoth. Lovely room and amazing service. The restaurant is fabulous and they make a mean martini at the well stocked bar. Definitely worth a visit.

Posted by on 25 Feb. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

26 Feb. 2020 by Terry

We appreciate your feedback and are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us.

5 out of 5
I have come to New Plymouth many times, the nice hotel is the only place I stay at.

Posted by on 5 Oct. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

11 Oct. 2019 by tp

Love Hosting you!

5 out of 5
Great quirky hotel. Staff very helpful. (Don't see the need for a a 50 character minimum in this comments field - Its just annoying)

Posted by on 15 Jan. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

15 Jan. 2019 by tp

Thanks for taking the time to review us.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 5 Nov. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

13 Nov. 2018 by Brenda

Thank you

5 out of 5

No complaints at all

The room was clean and comfortable, the staff were friendly and accomodating. Would recommend to everyone

Posted by , from cambridge, nz on 15 Jun. 2015

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5 out of 5
Pros: Complimentary port and cherry in library, great restaurant
Location: stroll to center
Facilities: Above average, Loved the library ; Service: Courteous; Cleanliness: Lovely; Great character, lovely feel, not cookie-cutter

Posted by , from New Zealand on 20 Nov. 2013

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5 out of 5
Pros: Food
Cons: Close to road.
Location: Five minutes to beach

Posted by , from New Zealand - Auckland on 28 Oct. 2013

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5 out of 5
Pros: Quiet spot to read with partner
Location: Perfect
Facilities: Distinctive; Value: Affordable; Service: Flawless; Cleanliness: Spotless; Quaint memorable (in a nice way) decorations

Posted by , from New Zealand - Manawatu on 22 Oct. 2013

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5 out of 5
Pros: Decore, lovely atmosphere
Cons: Nothing
Location: Perfect
Facilities: Nice ; Value: CLassy and well priced; Service: Courteous; Cleanliness: Spick and span; Top Spot, beautiful resteraunt!!

Posted by , from New Zealand - Auckland on 29 Sep. 2013

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. An airport shuttle (available on request) is available for a fee. A library, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the luxury Nice Hotel. Self parking is free. This Beaux Arts New Plymouth lodge is smoke free.

  • 11 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 3 buildings
  • 3 conference rooms
  • Built in 1840
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: New Plymouth (NPL) (11.7 km / 7.3 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Nice Hotel offers 11 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and coffee/tea makers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Coffee maker
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast for a fee.

Table - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 11:30 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pet Policy

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Guests are provided with hand sanitizer and cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Contactless check-out is available.

  • Pets allowed (no fees)
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are not in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 15 and NZD 18 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 30.00 per person (one way)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Nice Hotel New Plymouth
  • Nice New Plymouth
  • Nice Hotel Lodge
  • Nice Hotel New Plymouth
  • Nice Hotel Lodge New Plymouth

You should know

  • To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly using the information on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Boutique & Lodge property is rated 4 star plus and is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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