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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 B&B include a restaurant, free self parking and a bar/lounge.

You can enjoy free WiFi, flat-screen TVs, and coffee/tea makers, featured in all 11 individually decorated rooms. Minibars provide refreshments, and room service is also available. Hairdryers and irons/ironing boards are also available.

The restaurant, Table, serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast and dinner. Additionally, you'll find 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 B&B include Observatory and Govett-Brewster Art Gallery.

Superior Double Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$135* Per night/room 18 Oct. - 19 Oct.

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 Double Room, Jetted Tub

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

Nice Hotel ratings based on 16 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 (6) Family (1)
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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5 out of 5
Pros: Not your usual clinical hotel
Cons: Wasn't sure how to get in at first...
Location: Perfect
Facilities: State of the art; Value: Fantastic; Service: Go the extra mile; Cleanliness: Immaculate; Good location, easy distance to everything in town

Posted by , from New Zealand - Taranaki on 18 Sep. 2013

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4 out of 5
Pros: Interior decor
Cons: Woken up early morning by room service, no door on bathroom.
Location: Close to everything
Facilities: Nice ; Service: Amateur; Cleanliness: Clean;

Posted by , from New Zealand on 10 Aug. 2013

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Property Features

Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. A round-trip airport shuttle (available on request) is available for a fee. A library, a terrace, and tour or ticket assistance are also featured at the luxury Nice Hotel. Free self parking is available. This 4.5-star New Plymouth bed & breakfast 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


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


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

Room Amenities

Nice Hotel offers 11 forms of air-conditioned accommodation 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 complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Coffee maker
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • 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 specialises 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-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.


  • 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


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 are 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.

  • Pets allowed (no fees)
  • 24-hour check-in


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 New Plymouth
  • Nice Hotel Bed & breakfast
  • Nice Hotel Bed & breakfast 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 accommodation in New Zealand. This Boutique & Lodge property has been rated 4 star plus, which is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.