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Top tips for finding Papeete hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Papeete, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Papeete in November and January.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Papeete if you stay on a Friday. The opposite is true for, Wednesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 70 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Papeete hotel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Papeete found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $189, while the most expensive was $231.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Papeete for 3 days.
  • If you plan on visiting other nearby islands during your stay in Papeete, look for hotels in the neighbourhood of Fare Ute such as Hotel Sarah Nui, an option that offers an airport shuttle and free parking. This district near the coast is where the local port and ferry services can be found. The Mahana Lodge is another chic and stylish choice that is just a 3min walk from the boats.
  • To stay in a particularly secluded and quiet area, keep your eyes out for a hotel in the neighbourhood of Residence Hamuta. Villa Aute is a popular choice with a lush garden and complimentary self-parking. Although easily accessible from the rest of the town, this neighbourhood is known for being primarily residential, meaning that it is calm and doesn’t have a lot of nightlife.
  • For those who are planning on visiting different monuments and museums during their trip, search for hotels in Papeete that are in Manuhō'ē, a neighbourhood less than a 10min walk from both the Monument aux Morts and the Robert Wan Pearl Museum. The Tara Tahiti Lodge will put you in the centre of this neighbourhood and has a terrace, air conditioning and free breakfast.
  • Hoping to explore some of the region’s luscious green spaces? Choose to stay somewhere close to Pā'ōfa'i Gardens, a well-landscaped park offering many types of trees, trails and fishponds to explore. If you stay at Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker, you’ll have access to the hotel's library as well as free luggage storage.
  • To be in an area that has historic architecture and many unique buildings, select somewhere in Orovini such as the Hotel Tiare Tahiti, which offers rooms with balconies and has a charming on-site cafe. In this neighbourhood you will find a variety of cathedrals and temples that are open to the public.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Papeete

  • Where should I stay if I would like to be close to the airport?

    If you would like to be just a short drive away from Fa'a'ā International Airport (PPT), opt for lodging in the eastern part of the city. Both Tahiti Airport Motel and the InterContinental Resort Tahiti are convenient choices that are less than a 5min drive from the airport.

  • Which area should I stay in if I’m travelling on a budget?

    For those who are hoping to travel as affordably as possible, look for hotels in Papeete that are inland rather than on the coast, as these tend to be less expensive. Both Pic Rouge and Pater are neighbourhood options that have many hotel choices but are still within walking distance of the ocean.

  • Where should I stay to be within easy walking distance of several restaurants?

    In order to be able to easily walk to several different restaurants, choose to stay in a hotel in the neighbourhood of Taunoa, such as Le Royal Tahitien or the Fare D'hôtes Tutehau. From both of these options you will be able to walk to many restaurants in less than 15min, including popular establishments like Jojo Pizza, Restaurant Linda Papeete, and Feng Shui.

  • Where should I stay if I would like to be close to the ocean?

    If you plan on spending the majority of your trip on the beach, you’ll want to stay in a neighbourhood next to the ocean, such as Taunoa or Patuto’a. Both Hotel Sarah Nui and the Tahiti Nui Hotel are convenient choices that will place you just a 5min walk from the waterfront.

  • What are the best hotels near Marché de Papeete?

    If you are looking for a hotel close to Marché de Papeete, you should consider staying at Hotel Sarah Nui, as it is the most recommended by KAYAK users.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Papeete?

    Although the average price for a double room in Papeete is $191, $92 is the lowest price found by KAYAK users in the last 3 days.

  • How much is a hotel in Papeete for tonight?

    Hotel room prices will vary depending on facilities and location. The cheapest double room in Papeete for tonight found in the last 3 hours was $92. We also found 3-star hotels from $96 and 4-star hotels from $228.

  • How much is a hotel in Papeete for this weekend?

    Looking to spend the weekend in Papeete? Here are the best deals found by KAYAK users within the last 72 hours: 3-star hotels from $138 and 4-star hotels from $233. The cheapest deal overall was for $138 per night.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Papeete?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Papeete districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Papeete city center.

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Papeete hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Papeete that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Hotel Tahiti Nui, Hotel Sarah Nui and Tahiti - Fare Temahana.

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