The Strand on Devon Motel

464 Devon Street East, New Plymouth, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel

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Dub, Dub, Dub…

A travel blog entry by gatogo


... nickname of being Taradise. Surfers love the area, not only because it has wave breaks spanning almost 270 degrees in its many beaches, but also for the low-key attitude of the locals. It is supported by the natural gas industry and thus is one of the most prosperous districts in all of New Zealand. There is a beautiful (understatement) central park created for a visit years ago for the Queen and Prince Phillip, art galleries, and a very nice museum, ...

Farming country

A travel blog entry by familyholmes


... through - only going there to get there. They have their own airport but not of the heady heights of Norwich International, only boasting inter island flights and mostly serving Auckland and Wellington. A&C took us to see a newly opened walkway/cycleway that takes you some 13km (we were on the last 5km stretch) along the coast and over the impressive T bridge. You can appreciate why they moved here from Douglas which is a small ...

New Plymouth

A travel blog entry by steffielou


... 5 and we decided to eat out for dinner. Went to Arborio's as it was recommended in our guide books. Not cheap but so worth it! Would describe it but it was far too nice to do justice with words, had a right good laugh too! Had a drink at Frederics, music was great, and they had fancy open fires, didn't stay late, only had one pear cider! Off to bed , hopefully the weather her will be better tomorrow?! Shan't hold my ...

Timaru, Kaikura to New Plymouth

A travel blog entry by flyingadventure


A big flying day. The usual getting ready at the hotel and scrambling to fit everything back in to the bag it came out of. The room always looks like there was a small explosion of carry on luggage at a radio shack. Electronics charging everywhere, hotel rooms are a little short on usable outlets. All the other surfaces are covered with bags, clothes and charts.

Briefing at Timaru for the flight up to Kaikoura. A ...

Christmas in the Antipodes

A travel blog entry by brixhambertie


... It
was so hot we all got into Pete's new acquisition – a large blow up
“swimming” pool, complete with filtration system and
alligators... $69 from the Warehouse Store (“where everybody gets a
bargain”) - we were very grateful for the “Cool Pool” that day!
The main meal of baked ham and barbecued chicken was had around
3.30, with friends Sam and Irene with much talk and laughter. I
don't think ...

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This hotel, located on 464 Devon Street East, New Plymouth, is near Pukekura Park, Mt.Egmont, Puke Ariki, and Dawson Falls.
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4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding