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Utirerei Motel

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  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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AMENITIES
Paid Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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Restaurant
Airport Transportation
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Like the title of the review states, this is a green and peaceful sanctuary from the dusty main road and has all the characteristics of a charming Bed and breakfast, but with a touch of a well managed hotel. We were shocked at the quality...More

Thank Prasanna V
Response from Zinnia B, General Manager at Utirerei MotelResponded March 5, 2018

Thank you Prasanna V for the lovely comments about Utirerei Motel and the staff that you have provided in your review. They are wonderfully refreshing, and management and the staff will continue to work hard to make guests' feel comfortable and to feel that Utirerei...More

Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

Not a great standard and everything is basic or below in international terms... but one of the nicest places to stay on Tarawa atoll. After visiting most places, you're happy to get back where it is relatively clean compared to the rest of the atoll....More

Thank frederic_janssens
Response from Zinnia B, General Manager at Utirerei MotelResponded February 13, 2018

Thank you for your feedback Frederic. I apologise for the delayed reply - I have somehow forgotten how to get into the review section in Trip Advisor. We are happy to know that Utirerei feels like heaven compared to the other places in Tarawa. We...More

Reviewed July 23, 2017

This motel is fantastic. Couldn't fault it once. The staff are so friendly and welcoming providing you with the feeling of community and connect when your a long way from home. From the constant hellos (mauri) and coming to the airport to say goodbye is...More

Thank jacob532
Response from Zinnia B, General Manager at Utirerei MotelResponded February 13, 2018

Thank you Jacobs532 for your beautiful comments about the staff and Utirerei! We thank you for choosing to stay at Utirerei Motel and management and staff hope that we will see you again sometime when you get the opportunity to travel back to Tarawa. We...More

Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful hotel. Great beds. Friendly staff. Comfotable beds. Tv satelite does not work when weather bad. Limited water. Lovely scenery around hotel there is a peacefulness about the hotel. Highly recommendedMore

1  Thank johntimothyowens
Response from Zinnia B, General Manager at Utirerei MotelResponded February 13, 2018

Dear johntimothyowens Thank you for your lovely comments about Utirerei! We are sorry about the limitations with the tv satellite when the weather is bad and also about the water. As water is a scarce resource, this was sometimes an issue but since June 2017,...More

Reviewed May 9, 2017

Just like the wonderful island of Kiribati - Utirerei is a simple, unpretentious, friendly motel. The owners here are very welcoming, the staff are professional and helpful. The bar and restaurant is one of the best on the island, offering traditional local food and imported...More

Thank Taste2travel
Response from Zinnia B, General Manager at Utirerei MotelResponded February 13, 2018

Thank you for your comments Darren as they are greatly appreciated. We are glad to hear that our team is professional and helpful. We certainly do receive our fair share of interesting groups of guests - ranging from tourists, to the various NGO representatives, to...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
$57 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
Details
Price range
$57 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
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"I prefer upstairs rooms just for the breeze factor"
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"Choose an upstairs room as they get a bit of a breeze. The aircon does work well, and they have fans as well,"
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"Rooms at the top are quieter."
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