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Sunset Beach Motel

2.0 of 5 Resort   |   B.P. 397, Uturoa 98735, French Polynesia
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Sunset Beach Motel
Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Uturoa
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
New York City, New York
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
20 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Sigh.. If only all "bungalows" could look like this one. Ok so there's no beach at this beach motel but this is no ordinary bungalow, this is a waterfront house all for a mere 12000xpf. Not cheap but a pretty damn good deal for an entire house with full kitchen, dining, living area plus huge deck. It's not a hotel... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

I camped at the camping ground for about 10 days split between a trip to Bora Bora on the ferry. the second most beautiful location I experienced in the whole of French Polynesia. Amazing snorkelling off the jetty/pontoon that leads from the shore to the coral shelf drop. free drives into the town of Uturoa if you book the night... More

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Lakeland, Florida
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

We just returned from another vacation at this wonderful place. We have stayed here many times over the past few years. We return because we love everything about it; including, the family who own and manage the bungalows, the fantastic view of Bora Bora and Tahaa, and the warm, clear water of the lagoon. We tell everyone we meet that... More

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Mt Martha, Australia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

After our pick up at the airport, M. offered to drive us to Uturoa where we were able to stock up on provisions at the supermarche before arriving at the campsite. Other reviews already pay tribute to the location, and friendliness of the staff. We enjoyed a free kayak expedition to Motu Miri Miri, some 40 mins paddle away. Going... More

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linwood, KS
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

This was a great place for us. The bungalow was clean and fresh. The staff was very helpful and tried to accomadate us in every way. Great swimming and snorkling off the pier. We took our chairs out into the shallow water just steps from the room and just relaxed. It was quiet and peaceful. They will run ou into... More

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Caloundra, Queensland, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

If you love snorkelling and nature this place is perfect. The area is very quiet and very relaxing. There are beautiful little coral bombies very close to the shore and the fish life is unbelievable. Eliane and her family are very friendly and accommodating. The bungalows are very clean, but do need a little bit of updating, but otherwise if... More

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Kiwi en Route
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

SUNSET BEACH MOTEL Our trip is on the second tier economy, eschewing the glossy, international packaged experience. We have found some losers but boy, have we found some gems. Take for instance Raiatea’s Sunset Beach Motel for a perfect, economical holiday destination. The owners, Eliane Boubee and her son Moana are clearly proud of the family land they have on... More

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Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
66 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Good bungalow, hot water. All equipment is a bit old, but everything is functional. Good shower with hot water and enough pressure. All staff speak very good English and try to accommodate every request. Free transfer from/to airport and when possible they can give you a ride into town. They rent out bicycles but at the time we were there,... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Our visit started with a friendly pick up, family beaming smile welcome, fresh fruit in our unit and our 5 days 10 steps from the lagoon just got better and better from there. Clean accommodation and very friendly helpful staff.

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Papete
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Rooms that are little stand alone houses steps from the water. Highly recommended! Very friendly staff. Amazing property. However, don't expect it to be luxurious. The price is very good given what you get.

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Additional Information about Sunset Beach Motel

Also Known As:
Sunset Beach Hotel
Sunset Beach Motel Raiatea, French Polynesia
Address: B.P. 397, Uturoa 98735, French Polynesia
Location: French Polynesia > Society Islands > Raiatea > Uturoa
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Uturoa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Sunset Beach Motel 2*

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