HostMantis Reviews and Expert Opinion

Based on 16 user reviews in 2 languages
7.7
Good

Customer score for HostMantis

  • Reliability
    7.3 / 10
  • Pricing
    8.5 / 10
  • User Friendly
    7.3 / 10
  • Support
    7.5 / 10
  • Features
    7.8 / 10

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Paul Beresford
Australia
  • Reliability10
  • Pricing10
  • User Friendly10
  • Support10
  • Features10
10

Above and beyond

Service used: Shared
I have been with HostMantis for about 10 years (I think) during this time they have been amazing. I am a "nerd" I guess but when I need help they are always there. I remember one time I was at my computer and they were at their de...Read More
 
Ian Sherwell
Australia
  • Reliability10
  • Pricing10
  • User Friendly8
  • Support10
  • Features10
9.6

Expertise Award

Service used: Resellers
I have HostMantis reseller accounts in both the Montreal, Canada and Falkenstein, Germany datacenters.
Having tried web hosting offered by many companies, in many countries, I consider HostMantis to have the best value hosting av...Read More
Marianne R
Canada
  • Reliability8
  • Pricing10
  • User Friendly10
  • Support10
  • Features10
9.6

Solids Hosting Provider

Service used: Shared - Advanced
Have used Host Mantis since 2013. Very affordable and reliable hosting service. Have only had one minor blip of service in 5 years (Detroit Server). This was corrected within a few days. Pricing is amazing, I'm paying less than co...Read More
Ham Pol
Poland
  • Reliability10
  • Pricing10
  • User Friendly10
  • Support10
  • Features10
10

Reliable and Professional

Service used: Resellers
I have been using Hostmantis for 2 years, and out of the 10 web hosting companies I have worked with over the past 10 years, they provide the most reliable service, great servers performance and fast support.
Drew H
Australia
  • Reliability2
  • Pricing6
  • User Friendly2
  • Support2
  • Features2
2.8

poor service

Service used: Shared - Starter
i have been with them for 10days
slow replys to ticket
over all service is crud
i have been with them for 10days
slow replys to ticket
over all service is crud
I run a gaming forums
sent out one email bulk got blocked no 2nd chances
so here is my review as i lost $10 and you gained a review
 
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And what this client fails to mention in this "review" is that their account was suspended for spam/bulk email and this is nothing more than retaliation.

Typical HostMantis Prices

Service Monthly Price Range
Shared Hosting $1.29 - $6.49 4 plans
VPS $14.95 - $99.95 8 plans
Dedicated Server $169.95 - $369.95 3 plans
The Services & Prices are taken from www.hostmantis.com

HostMantis Expert Review 2019

Written by: Michael Lavnduski

HostMantis Rating

  • Reliability
    8.5 / 10
  • Pricing
    9 / 10
  • User Friendly
    9 / 10
  • Support
    9 / 10
  • Features
    8 / 10
8.7
Rated by Michael Lavnduski

Expert Overview

Smaller company with good reputation

HostMantis started is a smaller hosting company focused on solid, reliable hosting plans and customer satisfaction. They have servers in top tier datacenters in North America and Europe to provide global availability. They own all of their own servers which are equipped with multiple core dual Intel Xeon processors with tons of RAM and disk space. All servers are constantly monitored 24x7x365 by in-house and third party administrators, and datacenters feature redundant power, HVAC and fire detection systems. Services from them include shared, Windows, reseller, VPS, and dedicated hosting plans. They also offer domain services and SSL certificates.

Uptime & Reliability

Normal 99.9% uptime guarantee

This company offers a 99.9% uptime guarantee in order to keep your websites up and running 24/7. There seem to be little to no customer issues as there are no negative reviews in their customer feedback section.

Features

Standard hosting features available

Their most basic shared hosting packages start with 1GB of disk space and 5GB of transfer data. This plan also comes with 1 domain, 5 domain aliases and subdomains, and 2FTP accounts and MySql databases. Increased package options come with unlimited domain and database features in addition to having increased disk space and transfer data. Reseller hosting plans start with 10GB of space and 75GB of transfer data, and plans increase from there depending on your personal and business needs. Reseller hosting comes with a lot of unlimited features including unlimited domains, subdomains, FTP accounts, MySQL databases, and email accounts.

VPS hosting plans start with 40GB of storage, 1TB of data transfer, and 1GB of system memory. Additional features include domain reseller options, 1 dedicated IP address, and daily backups. All of their hosting plans have options to pick from where you prefer your server to be located. They have locations in Detroit, Michigan, Los Angeles, California and Amsterdam. They also have domain registration and transfer services.

Support

Overall nice support

Support with this company is offered via a ticketing and live chat system that is available 24/7. Their support section shows that video tutorials, downloads, a knowledgebase and customer forum are also available. Additional support options seem to be available for customers via their control panel and logging into the website.

Pricing

Very reasonable pricing for hosting - Expensive for domains

Shared Windows and Linux hosting packages start at $1.29 a month for their smallest most basic package.  Reseller hosting options start at $4.96 a month and increase from there depending on what you need as far as disk space and transfer data. Windows VPS hosting packages start at $24.95 a month and increase from there depending on your hosting needs. Linux hosting starts at $14.95 a month with larger plan options costing more.

Domain registration starts at $14.95 a year for a .com, .net, or .org address.  A quick look on their various social media sites shows they are constantly offering various deals and promotions throughout the year. They offer a 30-day money back guarantee if you are not completely satisfied with services. Overall, prices seem to be fairly average for what you get feature-wise compared to other hosting options. Domain pricing is a bit on the high end of the range, but a number of their hosting packages have domain registration included.

Summary

Not a bad option for most types of sites

HostMantis offers plenty of hosting options with unlimited features, and many promotions and deals throughout the year. Pricing is fair for what features are included and package size options. A heavy customer support system is in place with 24/7 ticketing and live chat support in additional to customer forums, a knowledgebase, and downloads.

Pros:

  • 99.9% uptime guarantee
  • 24/7 ticketing and live chat support

Cons:

  • Few additional features
  • No customization options
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HostMantis Prices, Plans & Features - 2019

Shared Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space Bandwidth Price Score
1 GB 5 TB $1.29 7.7
5 GB 10 TB $2.49 3.4
10 GB 100 TB $4.49 7.5
25 GB 350 TB $6.49 10

VPS Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space RAM OS Price Score
40 GB 1 GB $14.95 7.7
40 GB 1 GB $14.95 7.7
80 GB 2 GB $29.95 7.7
80 GB 2 GB $49.95 7.7
120 GB 3 GB $49.95 7.7
120 GB 3 GB $69.95 7.7
150 GB 5 GB $79.95 7.7
150 GB 5 GB $99.95 7.7

Dedicated Server Plans

Plan Name Space RAM OS Price Score
500 GB 4 GB $169.95 7.7
500 GB 6 GB $269.95 7.7
1000 GB 8 GB $369.95 7.7
A Free Domain is included when purchasing any hosting service from HostMantis
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A few words from HostMantis

HostMantis makes reliable web hosting affordable with plans starting as low as $1.29/month.

All shared/reseller accounts are activated instantly and come with tons of the latest features, including Softaculous Premium which allows you to easily install hundreds of popular scripts.

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