Where to Stay
For clients who believe they’ve seen and done it all, Papua New Guinea should be next on their list. One of the most untouched destinations left in the world, this is a country for the intrepid traveller with a love of different cultures and incredible natural beauty.
Here you can find some of our amazing accommodation options in Papua New Guinea.
Boasting an idyllic beachfront location, Alotau International Hotel’s rooms all feature a balcony with ocean views. Guests can enjoy international and local cuisine from the on-site restaurant, swim in the pool or relax with a drink at the bar. Alotau International Hotel gives you a great location to explore beautiful Milne Bay.
The Conflict Islands is comprised of 21 privately owned, uninhabited, pristine islands. At the Conflict Islands Resort there are 6 private beach front en-suite bungalows situated just a stone’s throw away from the beach. Conflict Islands Resort is the perfect private island escape for luxury groups, accessible by private plane.
Driftwood Resort is an 11-bungalow exclusive tropical hideaway lying off the easternmost tip of Papua New Guinea in Milne Bay Province. Set amongst stunning rainforest on the absolute water’s edge and only a few minutes drive from bustling Alotau town Driftwood is the perfect place to stay and explore Milne Bay.
Kokopo Beach Bungalow Resort is nestled along the coastline of Blanche Bay, boasting sweeping views of New Ireland, the unspoiled Duke of York Islands and the mighty volcanoes surrounding Rabaul town. Once you are captured by the spirit of this Island Paradise you will not want to leave. Rabaul is home to incredible war history, diving and island hopping.
Hidden in the heart of Kimbe, West New Britain Province, Liamo Reef Resort captures a tranquil ambiance, boasting its diverse and abundant species of flora and fauna and modernised facilities. Liamo offers day trips around beautiful Kimbe, including fishing, snorkeling, and island hopping, as well as conferences and meetings facilities.
Lissenung Island Resort has 7 ocean-front rooms in 4 spread-out duplex bungalows built with traditional building materials and are spread out over the island, ensuring maximum privacy for guests. With incredible surfing breaks, nearly 40 diving spots and plenty more within reach of this stunning tiny island, you will be amazed by how much there is to do.
Madang Resort is based in the province of Madang on the coast of Papua New Guinea. This beautiful resort has a wonderful dive shop, restaurant, conference facilities and a wide variety of rooms. The team at Madang Resort can organise cultural experiences, scuba diving, island hopping tours and so much more.
Nusa Island Retreat is constructed using a mix of PNG hardwoods & local New Ireland (Niu Ailan) ‘bush material’ to create 11 traditionally styled bungalows. Your island paradise offers a private, relaxed holiday environment with personalised service and attention to guests. Perfect for surfers, divers and those just needing an escape!
Rapopo Plantation Retreat is beachfront in the township of Kokopo with stunning views of Tavurvur volcano overlooking the crystal clear waters and islands of Rabaul, East New Britain. With incredible diving, island hopping, and War History, Rapopo is a great base for exploring Kokopo and Rabaul.
Rubio Plantation Retreat is located 220km from Kavieng, down the scenic Buliminsky Highway, it takes about 3 hours to drive from Kavieng Airport. Rubio Plantation starts from the beach and goes up into the mountains, it is untouched by mainstream surfers and the potential for world-class waves is endless.
Tawali is located in a secluded area of Milne Bay amongst local fishing villages and accessible only by boat and built on a limestone bluff eighty feet above the water, traditionally built by locals. Visitors come from near and far for the incredible diving, local tribes, scull caves, waterfalls and even fishing!
Tufi is in the Oro Province of Papua New Guinea, a short flight from Port Moresby. Tufi Resort is nestled amongst beautiful fjords that will take your breath away, and bungalows perfectly set up to enjoy the beautiful views. Tufi has a perfect mix of scuba diving, cultural experiences, hikes and birding opportunities.
Tupira Surf Club is located on the pristine Ulingan Bay, Madang Province, Papua New Guinea. The accommodation at Tupira Surf Club is a guesthouse capable of sleeping 12 adults comfortably in 6 x twin rooms. If you decide to have a break from surfing, you can head out on a fishing trawler or visit the local villages.
Vanimo Surf Lodge is the perfect spot for the serious surfer, with basic but traditional beachfront huts with stylish finishes. Vanimo lodge is for those who are more interested in surfing all day and not worried about where they lay their head as long as it’s close to an incredible break.
Walindi Resort resort has 20 accommodation units, day dive boats and links with two liveaboard dive boats. A stay at Walindi Resort will give you opportunities such as bird watching, WW2 history, village visits, thermal hot river swimming, volcano climbs, island hopping as well as scuba diving and snorkeling.
Nestled amongst the Doma Peaks near Tari, almost 7000 feet above sea level, is Ambua Lodge. An award-winning, eco-friendly lodge boasting magnificent views of the Tari Valley below. Guests are accommodated in thirty round houses, with 180 degree picture windows to soak in the view, and set amongst landscaped gardens.
The remote and sparsely populated South-Western corner of Papua New Guinea is home to Bensbach Wildlife Lodge. Unlike most of the country, there are no towering mountains, no waterfalls, only wide, sweeping flood plains abundant with all forms of wildlife, making it the perfect lodge for those looking for a fishing or birding holiday.
The highlands of Papua New Guinea are home to Mt Wilhelm, the highest mountain in Oceania, it’s also home to Betty, and her trout farm come lodge. Betty is a local legend in the highlands and her basic, but homey lodge is the perfect place to rest and explore whether you’re summiting Mt Wilhelm, or just want a unique and real PNG experience.
Goroka’s Iconic Landmark, the Bird of Paradise Hotel is conveniently located in the centre of town, accessible to major business services and close to the airport. Offering neat, clean and secure accommodation, including Premier Rooms and Suites, Bird of Paradise Hotel is the perfect place to base yourself as you explore the region of Goroka.
The Highlander Hotel is located at the top end of Mt Hagen town, set amongst beautifully manicured tropical gardens, the hotel offers modern accommodation in secure surroundings. Mt Hagen is home to many incredible cultural, birding and adventure opportunities, with the Highlander Hotel being the perfect place to base yourself.
Karawari Lodge is in one of the most remote and un-spoilt destinations in PNG, the Sepik. The lodges private airstrip and the Karawari River are the only way in or out to get to the ten cottages, each built out of local bush materials and inspired by traditional architecture. Karawari Lodge also had a motorised dugout to take you along the Sepik to visit nearby tribes.
Nestled among the trees on an island spit, Lake Murray lodge overlooks beautiful Lake Murray. Here in the remote reaches of Papua New Guinea, one truly feels that they are on the edge of the earth. Guests are accommodated in 12 individual cabin rooms built around the edge of the water. This lodge is loved by fisherman and twitchers alike.
Magic Mountain Nature Lodge is local family-run lodge in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea, approximately 45 minutes from Mt Hagan. This lodge is the perfect basic accommodation where you will really feel like you’re experiencing the raw side of Papua New Guinea, with locals happy to show you their way of life and explore the beautiful region.
7100 feet above sea level, on the outer fringes of the Kubor Range, lies Rondon Ridge. Boasting panoramic views of the Wahgi Valley below, Rondon Ridge is the pinnacle of luxury in a remote and rural setting. You will be amazed that such luxury could exist in such a rugged landscape. The perfect base for exploring the highlands in luxury.
This stylish and award-winning luxury hotel is set in its own botanical gardens with stunning views over Bootless Bay to the mountains. Port Moresby’s Jacksons International Airport is just a 2-minute drive away. Offering both business and leisure facilities, you will step off the plane and into luxury. Airways has premium facilities throughout the hotel.
Just 5 minutes from Ela Beach, The Crown Hotel Port Moresby offers an outdoor pool, a day spa, 2 restaurants and a cocktail bar for their guests. The hotel can even arrange for you to go diving at some of the nearby dive sites at Loloata Island. Offering room categories from Standard to Presidential Suite, The Crown has plenty of options for everyone.
Located in the city centre of Port Moresby, the luxurious Grand Papua Hotel comprises of 161 rooms and suites. The Hotel offers a wonderful blend of modern & classic cuisine from the Grand Bar & Brasserie, a rejuvenating experience in the Grand Spa & Beauty Salon and the latest in conference facilities with two levels of meeting space.
The Hilton Port Moresby boasts the incredible 5* facilities, with over 200 guest rooms and beautifully appointed restaurants and bars. The Hilton also has Kutubu Convention Centre attached to the hotel with over 2,200 sqm of event space, offering world-class facilities and being the perfect place to meet.
Set in 5 hectares of landscaped gardens, the Holiday Inn & Suites Port Moresby offers international service standards and Papua New Guinea friendliness. Accommodation totals 238 rooms including standard and Premium rooms, two room suites, executive suites and serviced apartments.
Lamana Hotel is a well-appointed 4* hotel with a wide array of facilities including; 3 world class restaurants, lounge bar, conference facilities, bowling alley, gaming rooms, beauty salon, gymnasium, outdoor pool and more. Lamana Hotel has three different room categories and is located a short drive from the airport.
Loloata Island Resort is a uniquely designed luxury boutique resort, and a short 40-minute transfer from Port Moresby. With beautifully appointed luxury rooms, and over water suites, as well as beautiful facilities including a beach club and several dining options, Loloata makes for a perfect luxurious long weekend or island escape.
Experience luxury in the heart of Port Moresby, indulge in luxury with superb dining, gym, pool and relaxation facilities. Onsite Restaurant, executive lounge, conference and meeting rooms are all available. Not only does The Stanley offer wonderful guest accommodation, but they also offer day passes for those transiting through Port Moresby and needing somewhere to stay.