HawkHost Review 2020 – Everything About HawkHost Hosting.

If you are a new-bee in the website hosting world or have a new business, need a host that accommodate you with robust, reliable web hosting with added incentives such…

Updated on June 10, 2020

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If you are a new-bee in the website hosting world or have a new business, need a host that accommodate you with robust, reliable web hosting with added incentives such as customer support, integrated website builder etc. Hawk host can be your choice. This host can be a bang-for-the-buck favourite of small to medium sized businesses. The most important tenet for this is, you need not to prepay for 2 or 3 years to get the best deal, instead the host offers great month-to-month web hosting plans. This reduces the headache of new bees who want to brief-up the risk. Their service catalogue along with major types of hostings also includes semi-dedicated hosting. In-house 24/7 support available, adds to their reputation for affordability and ease to use.

Before locking any hosting company, let’s have a review of Hawk Host in order to find whether it suits to your needs or not.

About Hawkhost

Contents Of This Review

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The company was originally established under the name “Devoted Host” in 2004. Later, in 2008 the company was rebranded with name “hawk Host”, after the departure of one of the company founder. Six months after rebranding, it become Canadian corporation with remaining founding members in place and its CEO.

Despite of such complex history, the company has quickly grown to be a large hosting provider that supports little over 80,000 websites. The company has a team of 15 people of which most work remotely. HawkHost has 5 datacentres available globally at Dallas, Washington, Los Angeles, Singapore and Amsterdam.

Service Catalogue Includes:

  • Shared Hosting
  • VPS
  • Reseller Hosting
  • Semi-dedicated Hosting
  • Dedicated Hosting


The company has almost equipped its features list with almost you want for hosting service. Let’s dig-out features list in detail:

  • LOW STARTING PACKAGE: Pricing start of at a fairly low package with some limitations. All-in-all good for entry level blogs, small and medium businesses.
  • RELIABILITY: The company states that its server automatically repairs themselves if any problem arises. Also 24/7 human monitoring is available at servers.
  • ONE CLICK INSTALLERS: Company offers both Fantastical and softaclous one click installers and includes seven day backups in the price.
  • CHOICE OF HOSTING SERVER: Hawkhost let you choose the location of the server that your website is hosted on. Selecting a server means end users of that area can access your site a little quicker.
  • In-house support available 24/7.
  • 99% uptime guarantee.
  • Offer support for multiple content management system including WordPress, Drupal, Magento and Joomla.
  • CDN INTEGRATION: Each plan is optimized and ready to work on CloudFlare Content Delivery Network. Thus ensure better performance on all of your website.
  • Free migration of sites.
  • Databases- PhpMyAdmin, MySQL.
  • Hosting packages includes unlimited databases, unlimited bandwidth and free domain.

Plans and Pricing

HawkHost is right-in-line with industry standards for pricing at all the levels. Entry level packages starts at $4.00/mo, which is nice but not lowest. Still you will get back the services paid for in terms of support and quality. Great deals come with mid-range level, e.g.- VPS under $20 and semi-dedicated hosting lower than the expected price.

Although packages accommodate lower hardware specifications than the competitors. Therefore, you need to compare level of services with price, to get the best deal.

Let’s see pricing according to various plans of different hosting types and the services offered:


The most focused hosting type by HawkHost, offers four different plans with four payment options viz.- monthly, 3 months, 6 months and yearly. Here are various plans:

Basic 3 GB unlimited Unlimited $3.29
Standard 6 GB Unlimited Unlimited $4.96
Advanced 12 GB Unlimited Unlimited $8.29
super 24 GB unlimited Unlimited $10.79


A VPS gives you more hosting power and you can enjoy features that are available with dedicated server at hefty costs. For e.g.- control panel support for OS like Ubuntu, CentOS, Fedora and Debian.

Various plans available are:

Basic 20GB 768MB $18
Standard 30GB 1GB $27
Advanced 40GB 2GB $36
Super 50GB 4GB $58


This type of hosting is in-between that of a VPS & Dedicated Server hosting. It provides a server with few websites sharing it. Although more expensive but adds to the performance level. HawkHost has a couple of plans for this type of hosting listed below:

  • Ist Plan- 20GB Space, 2 CPU’s and 2GB RAM.
  • 2nd Plan- Unlimited space, 2 CPU’s and 2GB RAM.


The plans under this hosting type is structured in a similar way to shared hosting plans. Offer 4 options, starting with 15gb disks pace, 300 GB monthly bandwidth and a maximum of 50 control panel accounts, scaling up to 60GB disks pace, 1200 GB monthly bandwidth and a maximum of 200 control panel accounts.