Hotels in Taranaki, New Zealand

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Taranaki overview

Visitors to Taranaki have positive things to say about this welcoming city and its restaurants. While you're here, enjoy activities like swimming. You can soak up sunshine at Oakura Beach and Opunake Beach in Taranaki. While here, check out other sights like Stratford Golf Course and Taranaki Pioneer Village.

Where to stay in Taranaki

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Taranaki can accommodate all visitors. There are 69 hotels in Taranaki and you can shop as many as 34 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 15%. We have room prices as low as 12 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Taranaki as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 18 5-star hotels from 78 USD per night
  • • 30 4-star hotels from 57 USD per night
  • • 17 3-star hotels from 43 USD per night
  • • 3 2-star hotels from 12 USD per night

How to get to Taranaki

Fly into New Plymouth (NPL), 24.6 mi (39.5 km) from the heart of Taranaki. Stratford Station is the closest train station, located 4.7 mi (7.6 km) from the city center.

What to see around Taranaki

Here are some attractions especially popular with families:
  • • Pouakai Zoo Park
  • • Brooklands Zoo
Nature lovers will appreciate these places:
  • • Victoria Park Memorial
  • • Egmont National Park
  • • King Edward Park
  • • Matemateaonga Track Trailhead
  • • Pukeiti
Highlights of the area include:
  • • Stratford Golf Course
  • • Taranaki Pioneer Village
  • • Te Kapua Park Racecourse
  • • Tawhiti Museum
  • • Hawera Water Tower

When to visit Taranaki

Wondering what time of year to travel or what should be on your packing list? Here are some seasonal norms so you'll know what to expect for your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 69°F day, 53°F night
  • • April-June: 65°F day, 43°F night
  • • July-September: 58°F day, 42°F night
  • • October-December: 68°F day, 47°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 9.69 inches
  • • April-June: 13.03 inches
  • • July-September: 14.13 inches
  • • October-December: 12.28 inches