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| P.O. Box 989, Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea
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Kumul Lodge
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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Launceston, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

our hosts were tanya and kenneth and they organised all our transport and travel needs we stayed for two weeks in october and saw most of the different birds in this area[lots of beautiful and unique birds].we had many unforgetable experiences in the local villages and valleys.The staff at kumul lodge were always helpful and friendly and the food was... More

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Port Moresby
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013 via mobile

locally owned hotel in a stunning location with amazing atmosphere and birdwatching both for specialists and those who just enjoy nature. Food is plain though good fresh veges. Be prepared for cold and despite electric blankets rooms are cold in evening and night. Be careful of PNG's inflated costs with add on charges for all goods and services. It has... More

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california
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Kumul Lodge is tucked away in forest up the hill from Mount Hagen. The drive up is beautiful and interesting with local impromptu markets on the roadside. it is very beautiful there. You can see Birds of Paradise there. The rooms are, well, rough. We had no warm or hot water and it was very cold. The rooms are made... More

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Sydney, Australia
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24 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Kumul is awesome for it's birding and surrounding forest. The accommodation is good, but overpriced as are most places in PNG. The food was average. I had to keep reminding myslef that I was paying for the location and the pleasure of seeing birds of paradise come into the feeders and not so much the accommodation and food - the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

LOCATION - Kumul Lodge is very rustic, hostel-type accommodations located about 1.5 hours from Mt. Hagen, 8600 feet high in the mountains, nearest the village of Anji Walya in the Wapenamanda area. I'm not sure why it's listed in the Mt. Hagen area, I guess because it's the closest main town, even though by no stretch of the imagination is... More

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par
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2011

myself and two friends stayed here for three nights in mid-november. room fine and comfortable apart from no hot water and a kettle that didnt work. Max a local is hired in by the lodge (for a pittance) and has great knowledge of the local flora and birdlike and has a wonderful garden of his own twenty minutes away through... More

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Sleaford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2011

We were really impressed by everything about this hotel. We were picked up at the airport as arranged and received a very friendly welcome from Kim, Josephine and all staff. Max 1 was an excellent birding guide. The food was good and loads of it and rooms comfortable - the electric blanket was not something I ever expected to need... More

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Rutherglen, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2011

This is a beautiful location and a superbly built lodge all made from bush materials. We stayed for five nights relaxing and walking in the jungle around the Lodge and to the local villages. The meals were satisfactory and we found the staff very friendly and cooperative. The guides -(who were just the staff members) were a great source of... More

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Flen, Sweden
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2010

The good part about this lodge is the location, accomodation and food. The rooms are clean and beds are cofortable. On the days where no big travel group came the food was very good. A few tims when big groups came they often did not have enough food. One big group that came got our fruits as the managers in... More

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2009

I really enjoyed my six day stay at Kumul Lodge about one hour drive out of Mount Hagen .. Owned by Kim and her husband and staffed by 17 of Kim's fellow villagers . Book by ringing or faxing [--] Wing Rooms through to Bungalows cost between 151-221 kina per night a lot more affordable than Ambua lodge at Tari... More

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Also Known As:
Kumul Hotel Mount Hagen
Kumul Hotel
Address: | P.O. Box 989, Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea
Location: Papua New Guinea > Highlands Region > Mount Hagen
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Ranked #4 of 5 Specialty lodging in Mount Hagen

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