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Grand Papua Hotel

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Mary Street, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
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Ranked #2 of 13 Hotels in Port Moresby
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far the best hotel in Port Moresby. I have stayed in the rest and in my opinion I have now stayed in the best. Food was as good as I have eaten in Gordon Ramseys restaurant in London matched with superb wines. Staff were like what I would describe as shadow ghosts there when you needed them... More 

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Canberra
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A little bit of civilisation in what can be quite an uncivilised city...especially of a night time. Food and accommodation is very good on international standards and excellent on Papua New Guinea standards.

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39 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is an island in a sea of chaos. I was advised not to leave the hotel due to crime issues in the area. That being said, staying at the hotel ain't that bad. The rooms are nice, modern, spacious, and comfortable. The gym is well equipped, and provides a great view from the top floor. The pool is... More 

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CoralSeaHotels, Group Sales & Marketing Manager at Grand Papua Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Donald G, Thank you for taking time to provide feedback on your recent stay at the Grand Papua Hotel. We appreciate the words of encouragement and will share them with the team. We look forward to welcoming back should the opportunity arise. Regards Grand Papua Hotel Management & Staff More 

Brisbane, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I usually stay at the Crowne Plaza but having read about the Grand Paps weekend walk in rate (K599 including breakfast for two) I "walked in" and booked a room. This is my second stay at this hotel. The staff were absolutely fantastic-attentive and very well mannered.However one thing spoilt my experience. I have stayed in Hotels all over the... More 

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Alex W, General Manager at Grand Papua Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Geoff H Thank you for having chosen to stay at the Grand Papua Hotel We sincrely apologise for the lack of clarification and overzealous application of the credit policy. Your contructive feedback and observations have been of great benefit for our team as we have addressed our shortcomings. Thank you for taking the time to assist us with continuing... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Stayed at the Grand Papua for two nights. The room was clean and a good size. I had access to the Executive Lounge which was of benefit. The staff were very attentive. Across the two nights I dined in the restaurant for breakfast which was good and also the buffet lunch. The quality of the food was excellent. While it... More 

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CoralSeaHotels, Group Sales & Marketing Manager at Grand Papua Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sunshinecoaster72, It was a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. We pride ourselves on providing friendly and professional service and a quality product. Thank you for the positive and encouraging review of our restaurant (Grand Brasserie) and Executive Lounge. Glad you had the opportunity to appreciate the many historic photos we have at the... More 

Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is the only hotel I've stayed at in PM, so I have nothing to compare it to locally. However, compared to Aust hotel prices it is very expensive. The food at dinner was good - I had the buffet which had an OK range of food. The hot breakfast options were average and expensive. Service is slow, not too... More 

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CoralSeaHotels, Group Sales & Marketing Manager at Grand Papua Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elizabeth, Thank you for taking time to provide feedback on your recent stay with us. We strive to provide a safe and secure environment for your guests and staff at competitive prices. Your comments regarding the standard of service you experienced will be utilized in training sessions. Our aim is to provice friendly and professional service, it is feedback... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Stayed here for about 2 weeks on a business visit. In most countries this hotel would be considered a 3-star hotel but it is one of the best available in PNG (Papua New Guinea). It is really expensive. My expensive room did not have a microwave, yet the hotel couldn't get me one. The staff is mostly nice, they are... More 

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CoralSeaHotels, Group Sales & Marketing Manager at Grand Papua Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dameon, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your stay with us; it is such feedback that assists us to improve the level of service and products we provide. We are continuously training our team and the points that you have raised will assist us to focus our training on areas that need improvement. It is... More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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91 reviews 91 reviews
49 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I stayed for one night and had a very pleasant experience. The room was clean and comfortable. The restuarant and staff are very good. In particular Joshua at the front desk and Allan at the concierge really went the extra mile to make sure my requests were promptly and efficiently attended to. I would definitely stay again Doug Kirwin

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CoralSeaHotels, Group Sales & Marketing Manager at Grand Papua Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Doug, Thank you for your feedback. It is always a pleasure to hear that our team have exceeded guest expectations. Your kind comments have been passed onto staff. We look forward to welcoming you back to Grand Papua Hotel soon. Regards Management & Staff Grand Papua Hotel More 

Sydney, Australia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
25 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Prior to my trip, I was advised this was the best hotel available in Port Moresby. There is still a way to go for local staff to understand the minimum requirements of servicing a hotel room but hopefully they will get there. There was a book on a coffee table in the room which I picked up to read. To... More 

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Alex W, General Manager at Grand Papua Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mmm. M Thank you for bringing to our attention the issues you faced during your recent stay at the Grand Papua hotel. I acknowledge your comment that local staff may not know what very high standards are as in Asian 5 star hotels but we are committed to continually improving. We are addressing these issues by investing a lot... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We were four female colleagues staying for a week at the Grand Papua. We did not have any time to go shopping during the day and most places close early. The staff and management of the Grand Papua went out of their way and arranged for a local artist to show us his paintings at the hotel as we so... More 

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Alex W, General Manager at Grand Papua Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Afiefah Thank you and your colleagues for the great compliments It is very rewarding to hear our staff had gone out of their way to organize and present services you personally required on site. Our staffs are very proud people and they understand that security is paramount in PNG and Port Moresby. I acknowledge feedback as yours will also... More 

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