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Gazelle International Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Makau Esplanade | Kokopo, New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for one night on a business trip June 2014. Reception and resturant staff more than helpful. Room (7/10): Double room, very spacious, clean and comfortable. Shower room pretty decent also. Amenities (5/10): Didn't check out the swimming pool. The hotel has a games room and bar area. There appeared to be some refurb work happening here. Games room is... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We stayed at other accommodation while in Kokopo but enjoyed the services offered by Gazelle Hotel. We walked up to the hotel to find out about dining. On arrival, we were approached by a very friendly staff member who asked what he could do to help. Jackson was very knowledgeable and helped us with previewing menus. But he was most... More

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Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We stayed at the Gazelle Hotel last weekend to attend a wedding. We have a lovely room on the first floor with an ocean view . The bed was comfortable and the room had split system air conditioner, room safe, ensuite bathroom, soft towels and very helpful housekeeping staff. The restaurant has an excellent Indian chef who cooked delicious food.... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

The coffee shop at the Gazelle International is the best spot in East New Britain for lunch (or coffee). It is great value and is far ahead of its main rival at the other end of town (which struggles with sandwiches). I have only stayed at the hotel a couple of nights - avoid Saturday nights as it is very,... More

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Dehradun, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

I stayed in GI for only one night as I had to leave the other hotel I was staying due to lack of vegetarian food option. Located near the golf course, the view is serenic. The hotel is new and you can feel it. Staff, as with people of Kokopo, are friendly. I am giving it a 4 star, because... More

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Byron Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

On my couple trips back to PNG, I have stayed at Gazelle International Hotel couple of times.. Within those couple of stays at the hotel, I have found the the rooms are very modern, clean everyday with fresh towel intakes.. I agree with couple of reviews earlier on, yes the balconies of the rooms are very tiny, would might if... More

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Townsville, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Recently I was in Kokopo, East New Britian PNG and stayed at the Gazelle International Hotel. The accommodation was modern, clean and adequate. The staff were pleasent. The restaurant provides reasonable food particularly seafood including lobster. As with most PNG's restaurants the wine list is appalling and what you can get, is expensive. The accommodation cost is reasonable value for... More

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Kabul, Afghanistan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2011

We stayed here three nights over a weekend. Some things went awry as happens in PNG, but the restaurant food was wonderful. The hotel is new and clean; it only opened about 12 months ago.. The Gazelle International is located on the edge of the town of Kokopo, capital of East New Britain Province since the 1994 Volcano Eruption largely... More

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Address: Makau Esplanade | Kokopo, New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea
Location: Papua New Guinea > Islands Region > New Britain Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Gazelle International Hotel 3.5*
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