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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great Service, food is amazing, I have found my new Favorite hotel in Pt Moresby, I cant explain enough how the Hospitality of the owners makes your stay a memorable one, The rooms are well priced clean and the beds comfortable, I will be booking my room at the shady rest the next time I Travel to Pt Moresby

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There are a number of reasons to stay at the Shady Rest but, for me, the NYC Cheesecake served in its Restaurant looms large.And I am not a big desert eater. However on the suggestion of the Hotel's owner Mr Rayani i did at 0600hrs with a latte whilst checking out. I cannot think of a better way to kick... More 

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Cairns Region, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Well a very nice evening was had by us all. The food is out of this world. The curry buffet has a good range of dishes and Chef can always adjust the heat to your liking. The Shady is run like a family hotel with very friendly owners and staff ready to look after you. I certainly recommend a visit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Best hotel ever with extremely friendly staff and great manager. The room are always clean and are spacious. The food is well cooked and presented. Well done to thee owners ,for the great job we shall surely come again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We had a stopover in Port Moresby for one night and usually stay close to the Airport, however the motels were booked out. Had our agent book us here and was not keen with some of the reviews I read. Maybe the other standard rooms are not as good, but we had excellent rooms when we were there! They look... More 

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Ziya R, General Manager at The Shady Rest Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback. We have been working very hard over the last year to update our rooms. We admit our Standard rooms are that - standard, however our Premier rooms are currently getting some updates and both our Superior and Executive rooms have been fully renovated in the last year. We are happy that you enjoyed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

the shady rest hotel is run by a Canadian Indian, it is up to date, new rooms and has a wonderful restaurant. I ate there with 13 dive buddies, they have indian food, seafood, and beef. The portions are huge, the meals are very tasty and cooked just right. The only negative I have is that the portions are huge,... More 

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Ziya R, General Manager at The Shady Rest Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. The staff really appreciate your feedback and the pastry chef was very humbled your words of compliments. It was great meeting you and glad you enjoyed your evening with your friends in our restaurant. We hope to see you again in the future! More 

Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

It might not be the fanciest place in Port Moresby but I've always found the service to be fantastic. Great customer service is hard to come by here and they have it in spades. My room is clean and comfortable and there's been no issues with loud patrons as I'd heard rumours of in the past. I've also booked a... More 

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Ziya R, General Manager at The Shady Rest Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Adam for your feedback. We are glad to know that you enjoyed our Restaurant and should advise you that have another chef joining us shortly so we will definitely be sparking up the menu! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to meeting you again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

As a film producer who frequently works in PNG, it would be easy to choose a high end chain hotel of which there are now many in POM - However for over 10 years I have chosen to stay at the Shady Rest which stands apart for other hotels through its amazingly friendly and helpful staff, its rooms which are... More 

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Ziya R, General Manager at The Shady Rest Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of the hotel and the restaurant and for your continued patronage throughout the years. We work very hard to ensure that our staff are well trained and service-driven. Thank you for staying with us again and we look forward to meeting you again on your next trip to Port Moresby. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Spent a few days at the Shady Rest on a business trip and will definitely stay there again. The rooms are nice and clean, the food is fantastic and the staff are amazingly friendly! Since it was my first time to PNG, the staff and management went out of their way to make sure that I had an unforgettable experience.... More 

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Ziya R, General Manager at The Shady Rest Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful feedback! We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Millmerran, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

Was put up here by my work for 6 nights. The staff there were very friendly and took great care of us! The food was great, and definitely over ate out stay. The manager visited out table on two occasions and asked if everything was to our satisfaction, a simple gesture which is forgotten these days. Highly recommended .

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Shady Rest Hotel

Address: Sec 4 Lot 7/8/9 Taurama Road | P. O. Box 206, Gordons, Port Moresby 111, Papua New Guinea
Location: Papua New Guinea > Papua Region > Port Moresby
Price Range: $150 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 74
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