PlanetHoster Reviews and Expert Opinion

Based on 181 user reviews in 3 languages
9.7
SUPERB!

Customer score for PlanetHoster

  • Reliability
    9.7 / 10
  • Pricing
    9.7 / 10
  • User Friendly
    9.7 / 10
  • Support
    9.7 / 10
  • Features
    9.6 / 10

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David Seitz
Poland
  • Reliability10
  • Pricing10
  • User Friendly10
  • Support10
  • Features10
10
NEW

Helpful and phenomenal!

Service used: Shared - HYBRID MULTI
Planethoster is helping a non-profit with hosting services and the Tech-Support has been phenomenal! I've never built a website before and have had to contact support with some questions that an experienced person would not need t...Read More
Grato Macías Cisneros
Spain
  • Reliability10
  • Pricing10
  • User Friendly10
  • Support10
  • Features10
10
NEW

I'm very satisfied with this web host.

Service used: Shared - HYBRID MULTI
I'm very satisfied with this web host,when I registered my account ,I made subscription via paypal but I accidentally closed the page after payment was ended and did not returned to just host website to complete registration , I c...Read More
Bernd Frueh
Estonia
  • Reliability10
  • Pricing10
  • User Friendly10
  • Support10
  • Features10
10
NEW

I can highly recommend them.

Service used: Cloud - Starter
I continue to be not just impressed, but always blown away that I can post a query or issue and that within a few minutes it is addressed and within maximum 20 minutes it is resolved. I have moved almost all of my websites now to ...Read More
Christian Metivier
Iceland
  • Reliability10
  • Pricing10
  • User Friendly10
  • Support10
  • Features10
10

I really appreciate Planethoster.

Service used: Shared - HYBRID MULTI
I really appreciate Planethoster. Price: is the average in market! Sometimes promotions are unbeatable! Customer Support: Good. All tickets answered and solved. Time of response is never as soon as I would like (immediate response...Read More

Typical PlanetHoster Prices

Service Monthly Price Range
Shared Hosting $6.04 - $13.42 3 plans
Cloud Hosting $60.49 - $266.19 3 plans
The Services & Prices are taken from www.planethoster.com

PlanetHoster Expert Review 2020

Written by: Max Ostryzhko

PlanetHoster Rating

  • Reliability
    8.5 / 10
  • Pricing
    8 / 10
  • User Friendly
    9 / 10
  • Support
    8 / 10
  • Features
    7 / 10
8.1
Rated by Max Ostryzhko

Expert Overview

Web Hosting & More Since 2007

PlanetHoster has been in business since 2007 and they have grown quite well over that time.  This is thanks largely to their high quality hosting services that they offer to customers throughout North America and Europe.  They currently have over 40,000 customers serving more than 100,000 websites.

Their data centers are in Montreal, Canada and Paris, France.  In addition to web hosting they also offer domain name registration, SSL certificates and other general web services.

Uptime & Reliability

Quality Web Hosting

They don't offer any type of uptime guarantee that I was able to find, but their hardware is all very high end.  You'll also get solid state drives for most things, which adds significantly to your site's reliability. The data centers they operate from are all state-of-the-art and have multiple layers of redundancy built in to help avoid down time.  Of the people on social media and other places I looked I did not find any significant complaints about downtime either, which is a good sign.

Features

Simple Features

The features from this company are quite good, though the lists are very simple.  For advanced webmasters who know what they are looking for it takes a little too much digging around to find the details of each package.  Once you do get to them, however, they are quite reasonable.

The shared hosting starts at 60 gigs of disk space, unlimited bandwidth and unlimited domains.  They just list this one base package for shared hosting, which is somewhat odd.  For VPS solutions they offer all solid state drives, which is very nice.  They also have options for multiple CPU cores and unlimited bandwidth. Finally, their dedicated servers provide you with eight cores and 48 gigs of RAM.  You'll also get two SSD's and 2 SAS drives.

Support

Somewhat Limited Information

The tech support seems to be good from what I can tell, but they don't provide too much information about it on their website.  They provide a phone number and at least some hours of live chat, but that is all they say.  I didn't see any knowledge base or FAQ to learn more about hosting.  They also didn't provide details about where their support is located.

Pricing

Simple Pricing Structure

The pricing starts at just 6 Euro per month for the shared hosting package that they offer.  If you move to a VPS it starts at 44.99 Euro.  This is a fairly high end VPS so the price is fair for what you're getting. Finally, the dedicated servers start at 250 Euro per month.  Once again, this is for a very powerful machine so the price may be high but it is not unreasonable.   It would be nice if they offered more packages to give you more pricing options.

Summary

Good Quality Hosting Provider

Overall this is a good option for quality hosting.  You'll be happy with the level of service you get, their support is nice and they have a good reputation for quality hosting.

Pros:

  • Easy to Understand Options
  • Powerful Servers
  • Good Reputation

Cons:

  • Very Limited Package Options
  • No Uptime Guarantee

 

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PlanetHoster Prices, Plans & Features - 2020

Shared Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space Bandwidth Price Score
Unlimited Unlimited $6.04 9.6
60 GB Unlimited $8.94 10
Unlimited Unlimited $13.42 10

Cloud Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space RAM Bandwidth Price Score
60 GB 4 GB Unlimited $60.49 10
160 GB 8 GB Unlimited $102.84 10
480 GB 16 GB Unlimited $266.19 9.7
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Server Locations

Paris Montreal

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