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Le Meridien Tahiti

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   Tamanu | Punaauia, Papeete 97718, French Polynesia
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
larrys23 East Rockaway, New York
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East Rockaway, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After a long beautiful week in Tahiti, we had the pleasure of spending a day as our cruise ended and our flight was late at night that same day. The hotel was well situated not too far from the airport. The room was great, the food very good and the pool and beach were great..... The staff was very accommodating....... More

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Santa Clara, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we were there in June 2014 for a week. there was 6 of us 4 seniors and 2 young adults. Sand pool was nice but shallow. The hotel beach was disappointing the strong current made casual snorkeling difficult Young Adults stayed in over water bungalows and loved them. We were on 1st floor rooms and although handy for the pool... More

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White House, Tennessee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Bungalows are over a true highly populated reef. Snorkling was amazing. 100s of different kinds of creatures and corals. I just put on my gear and jumped off my deck into a national geographic hd film. Wow. Bungalow was very nice as well. Food was great. There's no place on earth that beats Polynesia as far as tropical paradise. You... More

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Santa Barbara
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85 reviews 85 reviews
31 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Perhaps the various mediocre reviews on this place worked in oury favor, because we weren't expecting much. Instead, we were blown away! We loved it here. The staff, from Redo at the front desk, to Enoha at the bar/restaurant, to the various housekeeping staff, to the servers at breakfast, were all great. The resort itself is in a somewhat secluded... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for the first 4 days of our trip. It was a magnificent location. The pool was the BEST we've ever experienced. The grassed area (dotted with palm trees) beside the pool and the beach, just beyond, were beautiful. The room was great with very comfortable beds. And the staff were lovely to deal with.

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Simon C, Public Relations Manager at Le Meridien Tahiti, responded to this review

Ia orana, Thank you for taking the time to write a this positive review about Le Méridien Tahiti. We are honored you consider our white sand swimming pool as the best you ever experienced. Thank you also for mentioning our staff as lovely to deal with. We look forward to welcoming you again. Warm regards More

Atlanta, GA
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142 reviews 142 reviews
92 hotel reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our first trip to Tahiti, and last. We spent four full days and 3 night. We learned several things. Like, the Island of Papeete itself blew our perception of Tahiti right into the trash. If you can, once you land, immediately take the ferry to Moorea or hop on a connector flight to Bora Bora. Candidly speaking, Papeete... More

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Simon C, Public Relations Manager at Le Meridien Tahiti, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you for writing such a detailed and positive review about Le Méridien Tahiti. We are glad our resort gave you the experience you were looking for in Tahiti. Reda greatly appreciated your feedback regarding the quality of his service. We look forward to welcoming you again. Kindest regards. More

Punta Gorda, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our 2-day over the water bungalow stay after 10-days of chartering from Sunsail was great! We were glad that we booked it with breakfast included because the breakfast dining experience was delicious. Imagine fresh omlets with all the wonderful French breads and croissants! We expecially liked REDA, the wonderful young man (from Germany) at the Front Desk. He was an... More

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Simon C, Public Relations Manager at Le Meridien Tahiti, responded to this review

Dear Joanne, Thank you for writing such a nice review about our resort. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Reda has been really pleased to read your comment. Your feedback regarding the transit room will be reported to the management. We look forward to welcoming you again. Best regards More

Easter Island, Chile
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed recently in Papeete for a week with my family. We used the hotel as our base for exploring all Tahiti has to offer in terms of sightseeing and relaxtion. We were not disappointed. While the hotel has some details to work on (faulty elevator, small maintenace issues, and lack of really good amenities) we still really enjoyed our... More

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Simon C, Public Relations Manager at Le Meridien Tahiti, responded to this review

Ia orana, Thank you for sharing your experience at Le Méridien Tahiti. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate you mentioned the qualities of the resort and its staff. We look forward to welcoming you again. Best regards, More

Calgary, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in an overwater bungalow for 1 week at Le Meridien. They picked us up right from the airport and transferred us by boat to the resort (30 min tops). It was really nice and convenient which we liked so first impressions were great. The resort is quite large which isn't really something we expected being that it’s on... More

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Simon C, Public Relations Manager at Le Meridien Tahiti, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your very nice review but we think you might confuse our resort with Le Méridien Bora Bora. We have two Le Méridien hotels in French Polynesia, and the only one with transparent bottom floor in its bungalows and shuttle by boat is Le Méridien Bora Bora. Best Regards More

WPG
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel at the beginning and the end of our Windstar cruise. We arranged this independently of the cruise as Gold Starwood guests and received an upgrade to the top floor and free Wi-Fi. The room was spacious and clean and provided a wonderful view of the sand bottom pool and ocean. The main restaurant served an... More

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Simon C, Public Relations Manager at Le Meridien Tahiti, responded to this review

Ia orana, Thank you for sharing your experience at Le Méridien Tahiti. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We are sorry you encountered this unusual car experience on our parking lot. The behavior you describe is totally unacceptable but the person you describe was just a client of the hotel. We do not have anyone called Genevieve... More

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Additional Information about Le Meridien Tahiti

Address: Tamanu | Punaauia, Papeete 97718, French Polynesia
Location: French Polynesia > Society Islands > Tahiti > Papeete
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Le Meridien Tahiti 4*
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Le Méridien Tahiti is the most modern luxury hotel of the island; benefiting from a charming frame thanks to its natural beach of white sand that is unique on the island of Tahiti. The hotel offers a panoramic view on turquoise waters of the lagoon and on the nearby island … Moorea. Situated in a charming frame, Le Méridien Tahiti is located 15 kms from Papeete and 10 kms from the international airport of Tahiti Faa' a, so making of the hotel the ideal place for a stay on the island. The hotel was recently refurbished with exotics and natural materials which highlight the South Pacific feeling ... more   less 
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