MochaHost Reviews and Expert Opinion

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Customer score for MochaHost

  • Reliability
    9.3 / 10
  • Pricing
    9.3 / 10
  • User Friendly
    9.1 / 10
  • Support
    9.5 / 10
  • Features
    9.1 / 10

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  • Reliability10
  • Pricing8
  • User Friendly8
  • Support8
  • Features10

My opinion on Mochahost

Service used: Shared - Business - Linux
First and foremost, I thank the entire Mochahost team for its reliability and professional experience. I am very satisfied with the after sales service, available every day and at any time. I think you are part of the best services and you are to be congratulated.
Andrea D'Angelo
  • Reliability10
  • Pricing10
  • User Friendly8
  • Support10
  • Features10

Cheaper than others, faster than others

Service used: Shared - Mocha - Linux
After some years with Mochahost I tried to switch hosting to a cheaper one (just to cut costs, I was satisfied with the service).
Once dealing with another hosting solutions company (supposedly the best in Spain), I found out the...Read More
Hat Carol
New Zealand
  • Reliability10
  • Pricing10
  • User Friendly10
  • Support8
  • Features10

What I truly think of Mochahost after 1 month of usage

Service used: Shared
Overwhelming fast, quick and reliable connection throughout the day. There were a few hiccups now and then but they only usually lasts 2 minutes. My first time experience with hosting was with a different platform; it was free and...Read More
Arthur Kinkade
United States
  • Reliability10
  • Pricing10
  • User Friendly10
  • Support10
  • Features10

Art K

Service used: Cloud
I've been on the Internet for over 20 years, and have been in the world of Business to Business for over 45 years.

Even companies I've owned I have never felt that we provided the consistent level of service that I've been rece...Read More

Typical MochaHost Prices

Service Monthly Price Range
Shared Hosting $1.95 - $7.17 6 plans
VPS $7.98 - $49.98 16 plans
Dedicated Server $19.00 - $169.00 18 plans
The Services & Prices are taken from

MochaHost Expert Review 2018

Written by: Michael Lavnduski

MochaHost Rating

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

Quality US based hosting for just about any type of site

MochaHost is a well established company that provides both direct hosting and reseller options.  Their primary focus is the direct hosting, which comes as shared, VPS or cloud based dedicated servers.  They do offer both Linux and Windows options at every level, which is very nice (though reseller is Windows only). They have been around since 2002 and have built a strong reputation for excellent hosting.  They have even won some awards from well known tech publications including cNet.  Their main office is located in San Jose, California where they run their primary data center.  They market the fact that they have their own data center, which is kept up to the highest standards and has multiple backbone connections to the Internet for added reliability.

Uptime & Reliability


100% uptime guarantee

This company really likes to market their 100% uptime guarantee.  Of course, all hosts have occasional downtime, but if your site goes down at all, you will get a 3% credit for the month (if it is down for 3 hours or less) and if it is down longer, you get another 5% off for the month for each hour your site is down. This uptime guarantee is a little bit complex, but overall it is good since it is a 100% uptime guarantee.  It is important to note that this guarantee applies to all their hosting packages, even the shared options.



Very nice features though it can be somewhat confusing

They offer a lot of different options to their customers.  For experienced webmasters, this variety will help ensure they are getting exactly what they want, and not paying for anything extra.  Newer people, however, may get a little confused about what is important and what isn't.  The layout of the included and optional services could be more clear. They have four shared hosting plans (technically 8 since it is 4 Linux and 4 Windows).  They also have multiple VPS options and several different choices for cloud dedicated servers. Another great benefit that they offer is an easy website builder, but that costs $.99 per month.  When hosting companies typically offer these website builders, they are included so it seems odd to charge for it.



24/7/365 support and toll-free number for US customers

MochaHost provides technical support around the clock, and does a pretty good job of it. They have live phone and chat available to their customers, and an online ticketing system that has an impressive response time. The one down side to their support is that at least some of their staff are located in Bulgaria, which some users don't like.  In addition, however, they have a nice set of self-help options including a knowledgebase and forums to help fix common issues.



Very competitive pricing options

Mochahost has very low prices for their main package options.  For example, shared hosting starts at just $1.95/month.  Even for dedicated cloud hosting services, you can get an entry level package for $19/month.  This is really quite low compared to most of the competition, especially given the fact that the services you get are still very good. They do have a lot of extra things that you can add on, which raises your prices, but if you just stick to the base hosting, you're getting a really great deal.


Great hosting options for just about anyone

MochaHost is really a very good hosting company to work with. They keep all their servers up to date and provide very nice technical support.  No matter what type of hosting package you choose, you'll get the same great service and all for a very fair price. Pros:
  • Low prices
  • Well established company
  • Windows & Linux available for all packages
  • The packages and features aren't always as clear as they could be
  • Lots of extras that can raise your bill
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MochaHost Prices, Plans & Features - 2018

Shared Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space Bandwidth Number of Sites Price Score
Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited $1.95 9.3
Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited $2.45 9.5
Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited $2.48 9.4
Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited $3.98 9.4
Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited $6.21 9.4
Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited $7.17 9.5

VPS Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space CPU RAM OS Price Score
40 GB 1 x 1.20GHz 500 MB $7.98 9.3
20 GB 1 x 2.40GHz 1 GB $9.95 10
60 GB 1 x 2.40GHz 1 GB $9.98 9.7
80 GB 1 x 2.40GHz 2 GB $14.98 9.3
80 GB 2 x 2.40GHz 2 GB $14.98 9.3
60 GB 1 x 2.40GHz 1 GB $18.17 9.3
100 GB 2 x 2.40GHz 2 GB $19.98 2.0
100 GB 2 x 2.40GHz 3 GB $19.98 7.6
150 GB 2 x 2.40GHz 4 GB $24.98 4.4
150 GB 3 x 2.40GHz 4 GB $24.98 8.8
200 GB 4 x 2.40GHz 4 GB $29.98 9.4
200 GB 4 x 2.40GHz 6 GB $29.98 9.3
250 GB 4 x 2.40GHz 8 GB $34.98 10
250 GB 4 x 2.40GHz 6 GB $39.98 9.6
300 GB 6 x 2.40GHz 10 GB $44.98 9.3
300 GB 4 x 2.40GHz 8 GB $49.98 9.3

Dedicated Server Plans

Plan Name Space CPU RAM OS Price Score
50 GB 1 x 2.40GHz 2 GB $19.00 9.3
50 GB 1 x 2.40GHz 4 GB $24.00 9.3
100 GB 2 x 2.40GHz 4 GB $30.00 9.6
100 GB 2 x 2.40GHz 6 GB $35.00 10
200 GB 4 x 2.40GHz 6 GB $47.00 2.0
200 GB 4 x 2.40GHz 8 GB $52.00 8.0
300 GB 6 x 2.40GHz 8 GB $64.00 9.3
300 GB 6 x 2.40GHz 10 GB $69.00 9.3
400 GB 8 x 2.40GHz 10 GB $81.00 9.6
400 GB 8 x 2.40GHz 12 GB $86.00 9.3
500 GB 10 x 2.40GHz 12 GB $98.00 6.4
500 GB 10 x 2.40GHz 14 GB $103.00 9.3
600 GB 12 x 2.40GHz 16 GB $120.00 9.3
600 GB 12 x 2.40GHz 18 GB $125.00 9.3
700 GB 14 x 2.40GHz 20 GB $142.00 9.3
700 GB 14 x 2.40GHz 22 GB $147.00 9.3
800 GB 16 x 2.40GHz 24 GB $164.00 8.8
800 GB 16 x 2.40GHz 26 GB $169.00 9.3
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A few words from MochaHost

Years ago, our founders realized that many online service providers lacked the skills and vision needed to provide truly integrated, holistic, and flexible online solutions. In addition, these mavericks realized that many businesses were paying far too much money for far too little results.

That's why in 2002 they launched MochaHost - The Online Central.

MochaHost is located in the heart of Silicon Valley (San Jose, California); specializing in providing professional hosting, web design, e-commerce, and Internet promotion services.

At MochaHost, we believe that the key to success is to provide professional services at a well balanced price.
Become a part of our community today and experience the difference!

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