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Ducks and Drakes Hostel

48 Lemon Street, New Plymouth, New Zealand

Ducks & Drakes is a colourful, eclectic mix of styles, with a unique personality. Originally built in the 1920's as a Private hotel, today it is geared to offer comfortable accommodation to the modern day traveller without blowing the budget. Its quirky decor, unique artwork, ambundant spaces to meet fellow travellers makes it feel more like staying at a friends house than a commercial establishment.

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94% Overall Rating 11 out of 11 customers would recommend this property based on 11 reviews

Atmosphere 94%

Cleanliness 100%

Facilities 86%

Location 96%

Safety 98%

Staff 98%

Value 90%

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What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room
  • Towel

Facilities

  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Towels Included
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to New Plymouth?

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Ducks & Drakes is a colourful, eclectic mix of styles, with a unique personality. Originally built in the 1920's as a Private hotel, today it is geared to offer comfortable accommodation to the modern day traveller without blowing the budget. Its quirky decor, unique artwork, ambundant spaces to meet fellow travellers makes it feel more like staying at a friends house than a commercial establishment.

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Shared Rooms

Standard 5 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 5

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

3 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 3

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Standard 4 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Private Rooms

Deluxe Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Deluxe Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Deluxe Single Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

About Ducks and Drakes

Ducks and Drakes is a vibrant, fun place to stay. Minutes to the city centre; coastal walkway; parks; museums; galleries and a great base to explore Mt Taranaki or surf our famous beaches along Surf Highway 45. Choose a dorm bed, share room, single, twin, double room or tent site. All beds are made and towels provided. Wifi, Laundry and a sauna available for a small charge. Free bike and surfboard storage, Friendly staff are on hand to make your stay enjoyable and offer advice on exploring the region. Spotlessly clean. Quirky decor. Huge, well equipped kitchen where you can cook up a gastronic delight while meeting new friends; Eat in the dining room at our famous ''long table''; curl up in the sunroom with a good book; relax in the guest lounge in front of the open fire or enjoy one of our outdoor decks for BBQ''s or soaking up the sun.

Accommodation Information

Having been purpose built as a Private hotel in 1920’s, Ducks and Drakes has a variety of room shapes and sizes over two levels.

Shared dorms with a maximum of 6 beds are $30 a night.

Private double or twin room $78 per night; Triple rooms with a double and single bed are priced at $93 a night.

Cozy singles are priced at $58 a night and for those looking for a little extra space the superior singles are $68 a night.

All rooms in the main building share bathroom and kitchen facilities. Regardless of what type of room you book - linen and towels are provided, the beds are fully made.

If you are ready to indulge yourself check in to one of our cottage rooms - self contained with en-suite bathrooms and private cooking facilities, Studio Cottages start at $125 a night for two people. Our one Bedroom cottages can sleep up to 4 people for $175 per night. Each Cottage is different and opens on to a lush green garden.

Location Information

Ducks & Drakes
48 Lemon Street
New Plymouth
Taranaki
New Zealand

Ducks & Drakes enjoys the perfect location - a few blocks from the main street; an easy walk to Pukekura Park; TsB Stadium, the Coastal Walkway; Puke Ariki; and Govett Brewster Gallery and many cafes, bars and restaurants.

2 minutes to the nearest supermarket.

10 minutes walk from the Bus Depot.

Drive for less than 10 minutes and you will reach reach several of NZs best surfing beaches.

Less than 30 minutes drive brings you to North Egmont and the starting point for your ascent of the mountain or perhaps a less challenging bush walk

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.