About Us

Live in your own special world at Novotel

Opened on 16th December 2015, Novotel New Plymouth Taranaki Hotel is New Plymouth’s premier accommodation and hotel facility and is part of the global Accor hotel network. Accor’s vision is to be world’s most innovative, best performing and most valued hotel company.

The hotel commenced construction in 2014 and is in a prime location on the corner of Leach and Hobson Streets.

Novotel New Plymouth Taranaki features 85 spacious and stylishly appointed studio and executive rooms as well as one and two-bedroom apartments. The hotel offers complimentary Wi-Fi, In Balance Gym and Sauna along with complimentary undercover car parking and mountain bikes. Guests can also make use of the free mac corner. Airport shuttles are available upon request and our staff are happy to deliver on any of your needs that may arise during your stay with us.

Governors Eatery + Bar is fast becoming one of New Plymouth’s most popular restaurants led by Executive Chef Richard Ponder with a focus on regional cuisine, highlighting the very best of local produce from around the Taranaki region.

Business and conference travellers can also take advantage of Novotel’s modern meetings and event facilities which include two rooms catering from a boardroom for 10 people or a cocktail function for 250 people. A private deck of our Waitangi conference room allows for fresh air breaks under our 100+ year old protected Ombu tree.

COVID-19 Operating Information


COVID-19 Information 

Your safety is our priority

  • Please do not enter our hotel if you are or have been feeling sick or showing any symptoms.
  • Contactless check in and check out is available
  • You will be asked to complete a COVID declaration form at the time of check-in. 
  • We have hand sanitiser available throughout the whole hotel for your use.
  • Our gym and sauna will be unavailable during level two. 
  • Housekeeping service will continue with thorough cleaning and sanitising.
  • Restaurant opening hours still remain the same

Governors Eatery & Bar Operating Hours 

Our restaurant has implemented extra steps and procedures to allow for normal operational service. We have an abundance of space to sit guests comfortably, with a safe and practical distance.

To make a booking, simply click our drop down menu in the top right hand corner and head to our ‘Governors Eatery & Bar’ page to book online.

Please see our new operating hours below:

Breakfast  |  Monday – Friday 6:00am – 10:00am | Weekends & PH 6:00am – 11:00am

Lunch |  CLOSED

Dinner | Monday – Saturday – 5:30pm – 9:00pm, Sunday 4:00pm – 9:00pm

Bar | Monday – Sunday 4:00pm – 10:00pm

Our Vacancies

Are you looking for a career in the hotel industry? Please contact us to discuss your career ambitions with New Plymouth’s leading hotel brand.

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Meet The Team

Behind every outstanding hotel are the people who make your stay an experience. At Novotel New Plymouth Taranaki, our people are passionate hoteliers.

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