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Sec 4 Lot 7/8/9 Taurama Road P. O. Box 206, Gordons, Port Moresby 121 Papua New Guinea
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#8 of 17 hotels in Port Moresby
The Shady Rest Hotel, one of Port Moresby's top hotels, is conveniently located 7 minutes from the International and Domestic airports and 5 minutes from the business district. Entertainment and other options include the Cellar Steak House featuring the best steaks in town, PNG's only authentic Indian Restaurant and the all you can eat buffets showcasing the vast talents of our chefs every Tuesday and Friday nights. The Hotel also features prepaid wi-fi access, a well-stocked wine cellar, a gaming lounge, the Tapas cocktail lounge, a big screen karaoke lounge and a beauty salon with a souvenir shop. Also onsite is Mike's Pizza Company Take away Pizza featuring PNG's best Pizzas.
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Muoti M wrote a review Dec 2019
Wellington, New Zealand8 contributions
Love the pizza! If you are in Port Moresby, be sure to pass by. The pizza takes 10 minutes or less, it’s fresh and the staff are very friendly . A place that you have to visit! I ordered pizza from there a couple of times and they never disappoint
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
Voyager55839532190 wrote a review Jun 2019
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My first trip to Port Moresby, and just an overnight stay but I needn't have worried. Felt very secure at The Shady Rest (behind high gates, with security guards...) the room seemed fine, and all the staff were unfailingly polite and helpful. If you're worried about security and concerned about the high accommodation prices in Port Moresby, my advice would be to book in at Shady Rest for a nice, affordable stay. If I'm ever travelling this way again, I'd definitely go back to The Shady Rest (was sorry to miss the Indian restaurant ... next time)
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Traveled solo
Nur Nathoo wrote a review Apr 2019
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Staying 4 nights at this hotel was an amazing experience. Newly renovated premier room.ended up with the double and had an amazing huge bathtub. Was not expecting the hotel to have rooms with Tubs in their bathrooms ... had amazing bubbles baths in it ....bathroom amenities were good and extras were provided when asked for in a few minutes. Beautiful wall arts around the room and a mini fridge and a personal Safe for our belongings . Room service was excellent very Prompt helpful and polite... I am sure to recommend this hotel for business trips or leisure as their service is excellent. I definately will come back soon .... Thank you to the management and entire staff .
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
Bozzn wrote a review Apr 2019
Melbourne, Australia5 contributions1 helpful vote
It’s been a while since my last business trip back up to Papua New Guinea. Since my last visit and my experience I opted to stay at the Shady Rest Hotel again. I booked to stay in their executive one bed room suite. The room came with a kitchenette with essential cutleries and a living room. Since my last stay the notable was queen size bed, a large 32” Flat screen and most important - Free Wifi. Housekeeping was on point. And the staff are helpful and alway there to assist when you need it. The court yard had a tropical feel to it and they certainly have recently may have done some work to the garden. It was lush, green and full of tropical plants. They have done some upgrade since my last stay. Well done. There is a few things to improve but all in all, an great experience.
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Traveled on business
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Response from illuzone, Owner at The Shady Rest Hotel
Responded Apr 18, 2019
Wow! Thank you Bozzn for the lovely review. You have made all our staff and Management very happy and made them very motivated. They have all asked me to give their thanks to you and to invite you to visit us again very very soon so that they can continue serving you and providing you with all the wonderful facilities and quality service. Take care!
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ClaireSagi wrote a review Jan 2019
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea2 contributions
The Cellar Restaraunt at the Shady Rest Hotel which features authentic and delicious Indian cuisine, I have to rate excellent! There you’ll find the best Butter chicken in the city hands down, I have had all over the city and has not been matched for flavour anywhere else. The specials are also very good, my favourite being the Lobster Mornay. I highly recommend this Restaraunt to travellers and anyone in the city looking for a good meal 👍 Claire.
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Date of stay: January 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
Response from illuzone, Owner at The Shady Rest Hotel
Responded Apr 18, 2019
Thank you for the wonderful review and ratings. It was our pleasure to serve you and we hope you will continue visiting us over and over again. Take care
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$107 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Papua New GuineaPapua RegionPort Moresby
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Shady Rest Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Shady Rest Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Port Moresby Nature Park (4.8 miles), National Parliament House (3.0 miles), and National Museum and Art Gallery (3.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Shady Rest Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at The Shady Rest Hotel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at The Shady Rest Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The Shady Rest Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Shady Rest Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tasty Bite Indian Restaurant, The Cellar Restaurant, and Poolside at Airways.
Does The Shady Rest Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, The Shady Rest Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Shady Rest Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The Shady Rest Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Are there any historical sites close to The Shady Rest Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Ahearn Point Fort Ruins (6.7 miles).
Is The Shady Rest Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.