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Loloata Island Resort

| P.O. Box 5290, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Loloata Island Resort
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic little resort so close to Port Moresby and Yet so pristine. Great waters , fantastic diving and snorkelling The silence is amazing. Staff are extemly friendly and helpful. If you are a beginner a trip to Lion Island for snorkelling is a must do. The reefs here will put the Great Barrier reef to shame.Food is good and the... More 

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Lihir Island, Papua New Guinea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The place is a nice get away from the Port Moresby! If your looking for the island feel to start your diving and snorkelling adventure in Papua New Guinea (PNG) then this is a nice place to start your journey. I would recommend the dive and taking a walk to watch the sun go down.

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Melbourne, Australia
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12 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

After spending 4 weeks straight, working in Port Moresby, Loloata Island provided great sanctuary in it's ability to get us out of Port Moresby without having to drive for hours or board flights to do so. Although from a location and convenience perspective it is a fantastic option, the cleanliness and quality of the rooms and facilities didn't compare. The... More 

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Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We stayed for a weekend and enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere. Price includes the ferry trip to the island, meals, as well as trips over to Lion Island for snorkeling. The accommodation is very basic and dated, but clean and tidy. The food was okay. You can only buy a bottle of wine, not just a glass and prices are high... More 

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Hong Kong
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Stayed in this resort for 2 nights back in May. Reason for choosing it was because of its safety, reasonable all inclusive room rates and availability of snorkeling nearby. Pick-up at the airport was timely and the short boat ride was also very pleasant. We arrived early from Cairns, well before check-in time but we were able to enter our... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We did a day trip from Port Moresby...picked up from the Crowne Plaza.....the whole day we were treated like royalty!! the snorkelling on Lion Island was beautiful...and for a novice like me very exciting...the colours were amazing. The food was average....but with a few simple changes could have been amazing. The resort itself is tired and in need of a... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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42 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I came here just for an afternoon/evening after my conference before flying out. It was a good option for seeing a bit of wildlife if you are only in Port Moresby and don't have time to go very far. It was an easy ride from the airport and a quick boat ride. The food was great, although the cultural show... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

The drive to the jetty took us approximately 30 minutes from Jacksons Parade and it was okay. The roads however could be a lot better. Dangerous pot holes along the way and the sight of rubbish strewn is not good for the country. We got to the jetty on time and was picked up by the owner Captain Knight. Pleasant... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I stayed here with some friends, each having our own room. The rooms were very basic and simple. The view and the location of the place is so nice that nothing else matters. The food is basic but good. Go there for a weekend.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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11 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Stayed there twice and enjoyed it very much. Stayed at the non air conditioned over the water bungalows and the air conditioned ones that are more on the back. The over the water experience is better. The scuba diving is not as good as Rabaul and Kavieng. I was told it is a seasonal effect, I am not so sure... More 

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