In general I recommend that my clients stay away from “Managed WordPress Hosting” by anyone and everyone. That includes Namecheap’s new EasyWP. The vast majority of Managed WordPress hosts restrict plugins, don’t provide cPanel and install crappy caching software.
I always recommend that my clients get a regular hosting account with cPanel and Softaculous.
Of those hosts, I find that Namecheap’s Shared Hosting is fantastic for WordPress website hosting so I strongly recommend it.
I also provide Namecheap cPanel WordPress Hosting Set Up as a service. Ask for a quote:
On the “bad” side of WordPress Hosting, or hosting in general, I agree with this list of EIG owned hosted sites to be avoided.