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Loloata Island Resort

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   | P.O. Box 5290, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
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Ranked #3 of 13 Hotels in Port Moresby
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loloata is a great break from the heart of Port Moresby or for PNG travellers who want a break before travelling elsewhere. It is primarly geared to diving, so don't expect the comforts and luxury of a five star resort such as pool, bars and flat screen TVs. Much of the weekend clientele are expats living in PM or from... More 

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Safe, beautiful, with excellent food and wine list. We didn't dive but spent 2 days here chilling out before entering Papua New Guinea proper. Fascinating range of people from all around the world visiting and great after dinner conversation as darkness falls. Rooms pretty basic but waterfront units with balcony over sea highly recommended for falling asleep to sound of... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

You can take off in Cairns at 6.30 am and be on a beautiful tropical island by 9.15am via a very stable new 15 mtr aluminium catarmaran that can seat 80 pax if needed. surrounded by fantastic diving. You can travel from Cairns Australia and do 2 dives on the day you travel. furtherest sites are 30 mins with most... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
25 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Absolutely wonderful! Loved everything about this charming Island resort. Friendly staff, delicious food and great snorkeling. I stayed in one of the cabins on the beach and it was an amazing experience. Glorious sunrises and sunsets.

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
24 hotel reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We spent part of a day and one night here between flights. The pick up from the airport was a little late however this was not a problem as the Gateway hotel kindly took us in their shuttle bus to their hotel where they phoned Loloata to unform them that we had landed. They then picked us up from the... More 

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Perth, Australia
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38 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

We didn't stay the night at this hotel, we just did a day trip over to go scuba diving off the island. We did however have lunch at the restaurant and spent some time walking around so although I cannot comment on the rooms I can comment on the overall facilities. Please find a summary below: Positives: prompt pick up... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

As part of a package for our trek this was first and last night of a trip to PNG. The boat ride across the bay is pleasant. The bus ride to the boat ride is depressing, skirting Moresby's CBD, which may or may not be a good thing. Anyway, the arrival was interesting, onto the long jetty in what was... More 

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69 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

My hubby and I stayed here for our last night in PNG after a trip to Tari and Karawari. We were warned that Port Moresby is not safe so opted for Loalata. At first we were disappointed since it is advertised as a 'resort', and it is far from the case. When the owner was not around, the customer service... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

The best thing that you can say about this "resort" is that it is safe and they are resting on those laurels. The place is grubby with bits of trash around and "rustic" is too kind. All the reviews must have been written by trekkers who had eaten packaged rations for 7 days on the trail-the food was overcooked, had... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Loloata resort is probably the safest place to stay around Port Moresby. Don't expect a 5 star hotel, prices in the area are high but in this respect Loloata is a fair deal. With some 20+ bungalows they offer an all inclusive formula, the food is good. Very friendly staff, so is the boss..

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Address: | P.O. Box 5290, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
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Location: Papua New Guinea > Papua Region > Port Moresby
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Loloata Island Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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