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Gazelle International Hotel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Staff very helpful and friendly. But some need more training in customer service. Food is very nice and tasty, make sure you give yourself plenty of time at meal times as things are a bit slow. A good place to stay.

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Thank Josephine F
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has a very good restaurant but the rest of it is totally overrated & it is questionable whether it deserves 4 star status,It is 2 stories high but there is no lift .When I arrived it was obvious reception were not properly trained,in the room there was no aircon control ,none of the wifi codes they gave me... More 

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Thank Murray B
Luis G, General Manager at Gazelle International Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay. The absence of a lift within the hotel is mainly due to East New Britain being an earthquake prone region therefore when the hotel was constructed emphasis was placed on a staircase rather than a lift. For the last few months we have experienced extremely poor internet service and phone outage due... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

I've been here many times and kept coming back because of the superior food. Last night I was here again. Peruvian Ceviche is a must from the menu, as well as carpaccio. We had grilled steaks which were delicious. The servers are sometimes lacking but that never blurs the experience.

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Thank cantoraman
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Went there with 3 other friends during a leisure trip - dropped in for lunch. Delicious freshly made food, excellent service, fabulous verandah location in a cool breeze, and average market prices. Really enjoyed our lunch and didn't want to leave. Had a look around the resort and wished I had stayed here instead of the Rabaul Hotel.

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las vegas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

The room was clean, the staff was exceptional especially the food and beverage staff. The chef is from Portugal with a flair for speciality foods with a twist. The front desk staff was not always informed but aimed to please. The tours were not true for the advertisement and they offered prices and they were higher prices for Americans and... More 

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Thank kathychat
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

Located at the edge of one of PNG's more renowned golf courses, the Gazelle has beautiful views accriss Blanche Bay to the Tavurvur volcano. The rooms are clean and spacious but the cheap Asian fittings - while perhaps a great/cheap idea urging planning & construction - are really now showing their worth. The building itself is quaint and stylish for... More 

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Thank Tui0200
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Gazelle international offers discounted price this Xmas. An ideal place to spend your location. Food is good too. It is also located on the old site belonging to Queen Emma. Those wishing to see the Mask festival would prefer Gazelle International Hotel because of its close vicinity to the show grounds and golf fields.

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

We stopped for lunch in emma's restaurant while on a tour with a small group of 8 people. I thought this would be a good opportunity to sample some local fish but I was very wrong. To put it simply, the food was terrible and I couldn't eat it. I travel a lot and I would rate this as the... More 

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Lihir Island, Papua New Guinea
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

We stayed there because we wanted to be right next to the mask festival, which literally next door ! The food was great and it was good place to stay at with family before going out and exploring the rest of Kokopo, Rabaul and East New Britain Province.

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Kokopo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

Food better than the other hotels, staff presentable and friendly. Considering this hotel is in a developing country they are on top of their game. Pool side is not used but it's a great place for dining without lots of people around. If you want air conditioning the restaurant is the perfect place and if it's pool or dancing then... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Gazelle International Hotel

Address: Makau Esplanade | Kokopo, New Britain Island 411, Papua New Guinea
Location: Papua New Guinea > Islands Region > New Britain Island
Price Range: $139 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Gazelle International Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 52
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