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Papeete Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Most Papeete hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

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Papeete Vacation

Does Expedia have vacation package deals to Papeete?

Yes! It has never been easier to save with Papeete vacation packages on Expedia. You'll have more time to arrange your thrilling experiences — and more cash to splash!

How much can I save with a Papeete vacation package?

Book your package deal today on Expedia and save up to $583*! It really is that simple!

Can I choose my airline with a Papeete Expedia vacation package?

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Do I lose money if I change my mind after I have booked my Papeete vacation package?

Almost all accommodations can be changed without any additional charges from us.

What are the best places to visit in Papeete?

It can be quite pleasant to just roam the streets when you're somewhere new, but sometimes it's wise to come up with a plan. Grab your travel program — we have plenty of awesome ideas for your upcoming Papeete vacation.

If you've got an inquisitive mind, visit Black Pearl Museum. You never know what you'll discover here! There's an excellent range of things to do in this destination. Even on a wet day, it's worthwhile going for a walk through Parc Bougainville. Just put up your umbrella and breathe in the fresh earthy smell. Still have some time to spare? Check for tours at Cathedrale de L'lmmaculee Conception. When you're there, take a moment to sit at one of the pews and reconnect with your spiritual side.

What are the most popular activities for a Papeete vacation?

Vacations are pretty amazing to start with. But diving into the entertaining experiences on offer always makes them better!

Searching for something everyone can enjoy? Why not consider purchasing a Private Session with a Local Photographer in Mo'orea?

Have some time on your side? Head to our Papeete things to do page for a complete list of activities.

What types of accommodations are available in Papeete?

Haven't booked somewhere to stay yet? Papeete has just 8 properties, and the best offers for luxury getaways and cheap vacations go quickly.

Start your vacation on an extravagant note by slipping between the soft, silky sheets at the InterContinental Resort Tahiti (Pointe Tata A). Alternatively, the Hotel Tiare Tahiti (417 Boulevard Pomare) is a terrific place for the thrifty traveler to spend their evenings.

Is there an airport in Papeete?

Located 3 miles away, Tahiti Faaa International Airport (PPT) is the nearest terminal to your destination. Check that your seat belt is fastened and switch off that in-flight film — your well-deserved trip to Papeete is about to begin!



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Hotel Sarah Nui $111
Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020
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Hotel Sarah Nui

Hotel Sarah Nui

BP 4354 Fare Tony, Papeete, Tahiti
     
    3.4 of 5
    3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    The room was very nice with a modern touch. The staff member check us in in the middle of the night was very friendly and serve us with a smile, which was great to see after a long flight. The hotel was only 7 minutes walk to the ferry that took us to Moorea island.

    Chez Vous à Papeete
    Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020
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    Chez Vous à Papeete

    Chez Vous à Papeete

    Rue Cook, Residence Cook, Papeete, Tahiti
       
      3.9 of 5
      3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

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

      Ahitea Lodge $94
      Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020
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      Ahitea Lodge

      Ahitea Lodge

      Avenue Chef Vairaatoa Fariipiti, Papeete
         
        3.9 of 5
        2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

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

        Hotel Tiare Tahiti
        Reviewed on Aug 30, 2019
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        Hotel Tiare Tahiti

        Hotel Tiare Tahiti

        417 Boulevard Pomare, Papeete, Tahiti
           
          3.6 of 5
          2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          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

          City Home Tahiti $82
          Reviewed on Jan 3, 2020
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          City Home Tahiti

          City Home Tahiti

          Avenue du Chef Vaira'atoa, Papeete
             
            5.0 of 5
            2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            I had a fabulous stay at City Home Tahiti, great location and great value. It's located a mere 10 min walk to the ferry terminal and marina area with all the shops, markets and restaurants/bars. Nadine was an exceptional hostess and was very helpful in assisting me with arrangement of tours, taxis, ...

            Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker
            Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020
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            Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker

            Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker

            BP 44983, Papeete, Tahiti
               
              4.3 of 5
              2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

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

              Studio Vaiana - Tahiti
              Reviewed on Jul 1, 2019
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              Studio Vaiana - Tahiti

              Studio Vaiana - Tahiti

              Ave du Commandant Destremau, Papeete
                 
                5.0 of 5
                3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                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.

                Fare Arearea Sweet Studio $131
                Reviewed on Jun 13, 2019
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                Fare Arearea Sweet Studio

                Fare Arearea Sweet Studio

                10 Avenue du Regent Paraita, Papeete, Tahiti
                   
                  3.5 of 5
                  3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  VERY disappointed on the lack of care in maintaining this unit. Walls were dirty and need to be painted. Outdated bathroom. 1 large block of hand soap that all previous tenants used. White towels were really gray and dirty-looking. Bare minimum supplies like toilet paper. My family & I couldn't wait ...

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