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Ambua Lodge

Tari 255, Papua New Guinea
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I had an awesome time and experience! This will be one of my top 5 best experience. The opportunity where all my senses; sight, smell, feel, hear and taste came alive!!! Ambua has stunning views. It compensates for the average hospitality services tourists would expect but it
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Did not get to spend a lot of time staying here as there was some trouble in the community but the lodge is on a ridge with a great view and has beautiful gardens. There are hotel rooms and huts. We stayed in the hotel rooms and they were fine with balconies looking over the
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positives - nice view, nice staff, clean, nice gardens.Good cheap laundry service, OK food. negatives - rat in room all night, despite staff chasing it out once. It chewed everything, expensive place.
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We traveled here in September 2017 and arrived in the wet season. The flight into the private airstrip was great, and the check-in was smooth. The lodge is at elevation so has great views and is also quite cool. The room was extremely nice. The only reason I do not recommend
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Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Ambua Lodge
Responded Feb 6, 2018
We are pleased that you enjoyed your flight into Ambua Lodge, the accommodation and the views. Since your stayed with was about five months ago, I need to do some research before responding to the other points you raised. Appreciate your patience.
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Ambua is in the fairly remote Tari district of PNG but it is a lovely, traditionally-built lodge situated in the mountains with a spectacular view of the valley below. The main room (where everything happens) is a large wood construction space roofed over in traditional thatch,
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Hello Andrew. Gary has answered your questions well. (Thanks Gary) Yes, bookings need to be made in advance, You can book through a travel agent or directly with Trans Niugini Tours, the owners and operators of Ambua Lodge and six other lodges in PNG. Trans Niugini Tours can be reached by email. Since Trip Advisor does not allow inclusion of email addresses in replies, I refer you to the Trans Niugini Tours web site or Facebook page for the email address. Here's to good birding.
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"the newer rooms are closer to the main hotel and have great little balconies."
"Ask for the new wing if you want modern or have allergies. If you like quaint or authentic then ask for a bungalow."
"Lower number bungalows are closer to main lodge, important to avoid a steep climb and huffing and puffing in the high altitude"
"best view, remote travel"
"Be prepared, you are out in the middle-of-nowhere. Bring flashlight."
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Papua New GuineaHighlands RegionTari
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