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Royal Tahitien

Pirae, French Polynesia
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Royal Tahitien
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Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Pirae
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Silicon Valley
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The two words that immediately come to mind when entering the property, sadly, are deferred maintenance. Ants in the room, old and dirty bathroom, cracked and missing flooring. And the "pool" is a relatively unclean swimming hole - a dripping water feature and a nice pebble bottom show what it once was or could be, but otherwise it is not... More 

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Mountlake Terrace, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the simplicity of this Hotel. I had a nice little kitchenette with the patio opening up to a well manicured grass and garden area. The staff made me feel like family and were very helpful. Food weas expensive but that's the cost everywhere. Breakfast and dinner were delicious. Once a week they have live music with people coming... More 

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australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We were "dumped" here by Air New Zealand after 7 hours at the airport, very unfriendly staff on arrival, elderly guests could not get help with luggage, arrived at room! Extremely basic and smelled like mould, do not think the room had been used for years, not even a glass of water to greet us. Broken tiles all over balcony... More 

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Samoa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I stayed here recently stayed here and while the staff were lovely and the situation was also great right by the sea the rooms were really rather tired and in urgent need of a revamp. We had the same towels for the 9 days we were there, the beds were shabby and staff kept skimping on the number of cups... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
62 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This hotel is being remodeled as it is a little tired. The staff are lovely and create an atmosphere of warmth and have a genuine interest for all their guests.My room was clean and tidy. The room was large and the bed was comfortable. The TV was modern. The fridge was a very useful asset in the heat. The bathroom... More 

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Stayed here for six nights in total, though not all consecutive. Rooms are clean and a good size, but a little tired-e.g.bed-head lights did not work and fridge light stayed on because switch broken. Toiletries very limited. That said I was perfectly comfortable and slept well. The grounds are attractive and there is a small swimming pool, (which I did... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I have been using the Royal Tahitien as a base while travelling through Polynesia. I have had a number of rooms, and they may be a bit dated but they are comfortable and everything works as it should (except that one room had a weak AC unit). I never smelled damp or felt that we had a musty room. The... More 

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Newcastle
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We stayed here for 5 nights. This hotel was appealing to us because of the price, however once checked in, we were very disappointed. Negatives - We were given a room with two single beds and told they would move us to a room with a double bed the next night. In the morning when we enquired about this move... More 

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29 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I can't say enough about the friendly, courteous and efficient staff at the Royal Tahitian. They gave great service helping us with emails, copying, contacts with service providers, taxi, etc. Their help and friendliness made our trip so much more pleasant. And it was all in English even though we were in French Polynesia. We needed to be by the... More 

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Bethpage, New York
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8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We stayed here one day as a last resort as everything was booked. We pretty much used this hotel for a long wait for our flight that nite @11:50 p.m. Yes as in other reviews the property is beautiful but the rooms are very dated. Bedspreads worn and faded, cobwebs, musty smell etc. It really wouldn't take that much to... More 

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