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Papeete hotels and places to stay

Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker
2 out of 5
BP 44983, Papeete, Tahiti
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0.19 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (107 reviews)

"Clean. Central. Very nice staff. Just try to find anything in that price range in French Polynesia..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker
Studio Vaiana - Tahiti
3.5 out of 5
Ave du Commandant Destremau, Papeete
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1.4 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Beautiful place!

"Amazing! Beautiful bright and clean studio with fantastic amenities and Alexandra went above and beyond to accommodate us when our rental car was not ready. View from the balcony and pool are amazing to wake up to and have dinner and a drink on."…"

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2019

Studio Vaiana - Tahiti
Studio Moana Apartment 0
Rue Anne-Marie Javouhey, Papeete
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0.25 mi from city center
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Studio Regent
3 out of 5
Papeete, Papeete, Tahiti
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0.26 mi from city center
3/5 (2 reviews)
My stay at Studio Regent

"It would have been good if the instruction booklet was also in English as we couldn’t understand French, and it took us a while to find out how to get to the swimming pool, how to turn the AC on, where the rubbish bins were etc. It would have been even more helpful if the instructions of where to ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 26, 2019

Studio Regent
Chez Vous à Papeete
3 out of 5
Rue Cook, Residence Cook, Papeete, Tahiti
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0.92 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (31 reviews)

"It was handy to everything we wished to do. Host communication was faultless. Only drawback would be the entry facade."…"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

Chez Vous à Papeete
Wendy Location
3.5 out of 5
Allée Pierre Lotie, Papeete, Tahiti
The price is $123 per night
0.84 mi from city center
Wendy Location
Ahitea Lodge
2.5 out of 5
Avenue Chef Vairaatoa Fariipiti, Papeete
The price is $94 per night
0.51 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (109 reviews)
Basic in paraduse

"Basic accommodations, friendly helpful staff. Breakfast a roll with cheese, jam, fresh fruit and coffee. Rooms are sparse and beds very basic."…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

Ahitea Lodge
Carefully Decorated Studio, Facing Paofai Gardens and the Port
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0.76 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)
Very convenient location; very nice owner

"Good price, good location, good experience"…"

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2019

Carefully Decorated Studio, Facing Paofai Gardens and the Port
Hotel Tiare Tahiti
2 out of 5
417 Boulevard Pomare, Papeete, Tahiti
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0.36 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (158 reviews)

"The location is excellent for down town papeete, it has good air conditioning - only downside is that there is no wifi, it is only a vinispot which would cost 480 francs for an hour - otherwise is clean, comfortable and the staff are lovely and helpful"…"

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2019

Hotel Tiare Tahiti
Condo Maeva Dream
3 out of 5
Pape'ete, Papeete
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1.02 mi from city center
Condo Maeva Dream
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Visiting Papeete

Visitors to Papeete are sure to enjoy the shopping and waterfront. Tourists to the city can also enjoy its rich culture. Top sights around the area include Temae Beach and Moorea Green Pearl Golf Course.

  • There are 21 hotels and other accommodations in Papeete
  • The closest major airport is in Papeete (PPT-Tahiti Faaa Intl.), 3.3 mi (5.3 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Moorea (MOZ-Temae), 13.5 mi (21.7 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Papeete

The city's natural beauty is on display at Parc Bougainville, Place Jacques Chirac, and Fautaua Waterfall. The city is well liked for its places to shop, and Papeete Market is a favorite for retail therapy. Exploring the waterfront is a top activity, and Port de Pape'ete is one place to visit.

As you plan your holiday getaway, you'll find 21 hotels and other lodging accommodations to choose from in Papeete. Below are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker - This 2-star hostel features free breakfast, free WiFi, and a library. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its helpful staff and clean rooms.
  • Hotel Tahiti Nui - With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and a restaurant, along with free Internet.
  • Hotel Tiare Tahiti - This 2-star hotel features a restaurant, a bar, and a 24-hour front desk. Expedia customers like its proximity to the airport and comfortable rooms.

In the surrounding area, top places to visit include Temae Beach, 13 mi/21 km from the heart of the city, and Moorea Green Pearl Golf Course, which is 14.2 mi/22.8 km away.

Dressing for Papeete

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 87°F during the day and 74°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 87°F, while the average at night is 70°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 84°F with nighttime averages of 69°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 86°F and nighttime averages of 71°F
  • Papeete gets about 68.74 inches of rain per year
  • Usually March and April are the hottest months with an average of 87°F, whereas August and July are often coldest, averaging 69°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Papeete?
Hotel Sarah Nui is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data. This 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. It is located a short 11-minute walk from Papeete Market. Other good options for your visit include Ahitea Lodge and City Home Tahiti.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Papeete, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best deals available in Papeete.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Papeete?
For more details about changing or cancelling your trip to Papeete, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Papeete?
Based on reviews, Hotel Tiare Tahiti is a popular 2-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features a restaurant and a bar. Another top choice for your budget-friendly stay is Hotel Sarah Nui.
What's the best place to stay with easy access to Papeete Market?
Adjacent to Papeete Market, Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this property offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good options close by include Hotel Sarah Nui and Hotel Tiare Tahiti.
What about the best place to stay close to Musee de la Perle Robert WAN - The Robert WAN Pearl Museum?
One of the top choices for your stay is Hotel Sarah Nui, located a short 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Musee de la Perle Robert WAN - The Robert WAN Pearl Museum, and this 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Papeete Harbour by Haumana Cruises and Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker are other good choices nearby.
What's the best hotel for a beach vacation in Papeete?
Hotel Tiare Tahiti is a top pick for your beach vacation. Hotel Sarah Nui is another good option for your beach trip. Head to Temae Beach or Black Sand Beach for some quality time by the water.
What are some accommodations with pools in Papeete?
Fare Arearea Sweet Studio is a popular 3-star apartment featuring an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking.

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