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Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker
2 out of 5
BP 44983, Papeete, Tahiti
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$110 per night from 28 Sep. to 29 Sep.
0.31 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (107 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 7 Feb. 2020

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Hotel Sarah Nui
3 out of 5
BP 1635, Papeete, Tahiti
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$192 per night from 4 Oct. to 5 Oct.
0.75 km from city centre
3.4/5 (955 reviews)

"I spent a week in this property. I liked the cleanliness of my room. The front desk staff was nice and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 7 Sep. 2020

Hotel Sarah Nui
Ahitea Lodge
2.5 out of 5
Avenue Chef Vairaatoa Fariipiti, Papeete
The price is AU$159 per night from 26 Sep. to 27 Sep.
0.83 km from city centre
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 24 Feb. 2020

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City Home Tahiti
2 out of 5
Avenue du Chef Vaira'atoa, Papeete
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0.64 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)

"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, ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Jan. 2020

City Home Tahiti
Hotel Tiare Tahiti
2 out of 5
417 Boulevard Pomare, Papeete, Tahiti
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0.58 km from city centre
3.6/5Good! (158 reviews)
Little Rough

"It was late needed a place to sleep and shower but would not stay again or recommend."…"

Reviewed on 24 Jan. 2020

Hotel Tiare Tahiti
Wendy Location
3.5 out of 5
Allée Pierre Lotie, Papeete, Tahiti
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1.36 km from city centre
Wendy Location
Studio Vaiana - Tahiti
3.5 out of 5
Ave du Commandant Destremau, Papeete
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2.26 km from city centre
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 1 Jul. 2019

Studio Vaiana - Tahiti
Fare Arearea Sweet Studio
3 out of 5
10 Avenue du Regent Paraita, Papeete, Tahiti
The price is AU$221 per night from 30 Sep. to 1 Oct.
0.43 km from city centre
3.5/5Good! (11 reviews)

"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 ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jun. 2019

Fare Arearea Sweet Studio
Chez Vous à Papeete
3 out of 5
Rue Cook, Residence Cook, Papeete, Tahiti
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1.49 km from city centre
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 10 Mar. 2020

Chez Vous à Papeete
Carefully Decorated Studio, Facing Paofai Gardens and the Port
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1.23 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)
Very convenient location; very nice owner

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

Reviewed on 24 Sep. 2019

Carefully Decorated Studio, Facing Paofai Gardens and the Port
J & D Lodge Papeete Center
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0.16 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Clean and comfortable

"Our 3-day stay at this property was very comfortable. It’s clean and has almost all the amenities of home. It’s conveniently located near the big open market, stores, restaurants, and Notre Dame of the Immaculate Conception Church. The owners Daliah and Julio Law were very hospitable. They greeted ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar. 2020

J & D Lodge Papeete Center
Entire House · Fare Herenui - 100m2 in Papeete - Clim / Wifi / Parking
The price is AU$302 per night from 26 Sep. to 27 Sep.
1.64 km from city centre
Entire House · Fare Herenui - 100m2 in Papeete - Clim / Wifi / Parking
Studio Maru Here
3.5 out of 5
Ave du Commandant Destremau, Papeete
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1.94 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Studio Maru Here - Papeete, Tahiti

"We had a wonderful stay in Papeete! Our stay at Studio Maru Here was great - very clean and roomy studio with beautiful view of the harbor and downtown Papeete. Excellent location between the airport and town with all amenities available (WiFi, A/C, full kitchen, washer/dryer, secure covered parking). ..."…"

Reviewed on 20 Oct. 2019

Studio Maru Here
City apart
3.5 out of 5
Uranie Villa Stencer, Papeete
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0.25 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)

"The apartment was everything we expected and more. The only negative, which had nothing to do with the property, is that Papeete is choked with car traffic. A car is a must, but also a curse."…"

Reviewed on 12 Oct. 2019

City apart
Studio Moana Apartment 0
Rue Anne-Marie Javouhey, Papeete
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0.41 km from city centre
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Visiting Papeete

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

  • There are 7 hotels and other accommodations in Papeete
  • The closest major airport is in Papeete (PPT-Tahiti Faaa Intl.) 5.3 from the city center
  • The next closest is in Moorea (MOZ-Temae) 21.7 away

Sightseeing and Staying in Papeete

Cultural venues in the city include Black Pearl Museum, Musée de la Perle, and Musee de la Perle Robert WAN - The Robert WAN Pearl Museum. 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.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 7 hotels and other lodging options to choose from in Papeete. These are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • 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 Sarah Nui - Our customers like the breakfast and overall value at this hotel. This 3-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi, and free airport pick-up.
  • Hotel Tiare Tahiti - Amenities at this 2-star hotel include a restaurant and a bar. Expedia customers like its clean rooms and location.

Top places to see around the area include Temae Beach, located 13 mi (21 from the heart of the city, and Moorea Green Pearl Golf Course, which is 14.2 mi (22.8 away.

Dressing for Papeete

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

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Papeete?
Ahitea Lodge is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This guesthouse offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Reviews from our site also recommend Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker and Hotel Sarah Nui as top options for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Papeete, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel reservations are fully refundable if cancelled before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view top deals in Papeete.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Papeete?
Based on reviews, Hotel Sarah Nui is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Another top choice for your stay on the cheap is Hotel Tiare Tahiti.
What's the best accommodation option for a beach holiday in Papeete?
Hotel Sarah Nui is a top 3-star hotel for a beach holiday, and features a restaurant and free parking. Hotel Tiare Tahiti is another good option to stay near the beach. Head to Temae Beach or Black Sand Beach for some quality time by the water.
What are some accommodation options with pools in Papeete?
Fare Arearea Sweet Studio is a popular 3-star apartment featuring an outdoor pool, free WiFi and free self-parking.

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