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Royal Tahitien

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Pirae, Pirae, French Polynesia
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Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Pirae
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014
Dave92024 San Diego, California
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 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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San Francisco, California
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is in the suburbs of Papeete and not near anything (restaurant, Shops etc.) the grounds are beautiful but the accommodation is horrid. Curtain roads hanging down, shower not functioning. Absolutely no toiletries. No hair dryer. It smelled moldy. AND it was very expensive. $200.00 for the 8 hours we spend there waiting for our flight. The Hotel dining room... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

We stopped here on our way back from Raitea for a morning flight to Auckland. We are not strangers to the South-Pacific, and having travelled to over 60 countries are neither expensive nor "spoilt" as many reviewers seem to be. Check-in great, staff lovely, room dated but hey that wasnt a surprise. What was is that they make the maximum... More

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San Diego, California
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Flew in from New Zealand where we were for 3weeks. On our way home to San Diego, California. This was our last week of vacation. We arrived at this hotel late at nite, and we really enjoyed being picked up from the airport from the hotel. Received shell leis and a warm welcome by the staff!!!!! We experienced a wonderful... More

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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8 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

We stayed at this hotel for one night and enjoyed the spacious room and well-equipped kitchenette. The hotel was built in the sixties at which time it must have been an excellent hotel but it now is very dated. Rooms are large but rather impersonal. The grounds are good but the tiny black sand beach accessible by a heavily locked... More

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Rocky Mountains, USA
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

We stayed here for our last two nights in FP. After eight days in a vacation rental on Moorea, the large room, air conditioning, properly working toilets and restaurant/bar were welcome amenities. Yes, the decor is dated, but the staff is friendly and accommodating, the grounds are beautiful, and the property is quiet (except for the roosters!). There is a... More

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Koloa, Hawaii
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

After a cruise on the Aranui 3, a friend and I stayed at the Royal Tahitien, and found it the perfect place to wind down and prepare for the flight home. True, it is old style, 60's decor. But the room was huge, with a full kitchen, tile floors, drapes that kept out the light, and a/c that worked and... More

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32 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We had an emergency while travelling in French Polynesia and my husband was hospitalized and I was able to get a room at this hotel across the street. I found the hotel staff very accomodating and sympathetic. The room I got faced the ocean and it was actually a beautiful view. The room does look like it's from the 60s... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel 3 days when my husband and I had to leave our cruise ship because he was hospitalized with an emergency condition. Worst experience I have ever had in a hotel. Checked in late evening, room was on 2nd floor and no offer of helping with luggage, pointed to location of room and left on my own... More

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Tahiti, French Polynesia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Checked in late and no one guided where the room is at night. No coffe tea or anything.room are not little but too outdated. After 2 days, Ipad stolen from the room, someone had the time to look for the charging doc and the cable too as it went missing together, some other stuff missing too and the hotel managements... More

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Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

The rooms are dated. The AC didn't work. There were bugs in the room. There was no hair dryer. No toiletries either. Just a small bar of soap. Any complaints to the front desk were met with an unfriendly "it is being handled". Nothing was ever handled. There were 14 of us on a post cruise stay. We were all... More

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Also Known As:
Royal Tahitien Hotel
Royal Tahitien Hotel Pirae
Royal Tahitien Hotel Papeete
Royal Tahitien Papeete
Royal Tahitien Tahiti/Pirae
Address: Pirae, Pirae, French Polynesia
Location: French Polynesia > Society Islands > Tahiti > Pirae
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Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Pirae
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Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Tahitien 3*
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