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Papua New Guinea
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8 reviews
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Reviewed October 10, 2016

We spend 7 nights at this wonderful resort. If you are looking for a dive resort with a white sandy beach, this is the place in PNG. Although some of the facilities are dated and would need replacement soon everything was need and tidy. Owners Dietmar and Angie did their best to make one feel welcome through out your stay.... More 

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Los Angeles
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33 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed October 9, 2016

I was hesitant to make a trip to PNG for all the poor reviews you read and hear about the country and I was even more hesitant to go to a resort that was so far out. I am so glad we took this trip! Lissenung is a fantastic place to do some supper diving and GREAT food! Beer and... More 

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Lismore, Australia
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 8, 2016

A magical place. White sandy beaches. Turquoise blue sea. Sensational orangey-red sunsets. Absolutely delicious food (with seconds if you are still hungry). The most incredible snorkelling within a few metres of walking from the beach in front of the dining area. I stayed for five nights and loved every minute. Peaceful, restful, tranquil. I don't dive so can't comment on... More 

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Thank Kowarri
Darwin, Minnesota
2 reviews
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

The Diving Divas spent a week at this beautiful Island resort, Ange had been fantastic with answering all kinds of questions before hand giving invaluable info about negotiating through airports, and alleviating any worries about travelling through PNG. Ditema and Ange warmly welcomed us and showed us to our delightful bungalow, the food was plentiful and healthy with always a... More 

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Thank Marian S
Maitland, Australia
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27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed September 6, 2016

We stayed at Lissenung for 1 week in August 2016. It was booked through Dive Adventures (Nina Joost) and they are very helpful and professional. I recommend them highly. All the flights and transfers went without a hitch. Lissenung is a tiny island run by Dietmar and Ange, both of whom go out of their way to make you feel... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 28, 2016

Take your shoes off when you arrive and RELAX! A welcome break from the stresses of working in PNG. Friendly staff, and an amazing house reef for snorkelling. Not everything was working as advertised (the outriggers were broken) but we didn't care.

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Thank Peter W
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

This island resort is on a beautiful private island. Rooms were clean with rainwater showers. Food was great and Nosaki ran a good restaurant! The local staff were amazing and made my trip entertaining and comfortable. Dietmar, the owner, was welcoming and friendly. I enjoyed Rosy's night tour with headlamps. Guests would benefit from having access to some outrigger canoes... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed July 11, 2016

Anybody who is disappointed with Lissenung will have made the wrong choice and only have themselves to blame. This is back to nature on a small tropical island with basic mod cons. With a max guest capacity of 14 people you are made personally welcome immediately. The food, service and whole operation is spot on. And the diving is the... More 

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Thank Stuart M
Singapore, Singapore
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35 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed July 3, 2016

After a red-eye flight from Singapore to Port Moresby and about a 10 hour lay-over before the flight to Kavieng, I finally arrived at Lissenung Isl. where I was warmly greeted by Nosaki who basically gave me a quick orientation of the place and showed me to my cabin. Small little details like lending me a torch to get around... More 

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Thank Weng Koon V
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

We had a few days after a a work trip to Kokopo and we decided to fly over to Kavieng. Everything is very efficient and competent. We were perfectly looked after for the 3 days. We have 2 days of diving and the sites were among the best we have experienced. The boat is great and the house gear was... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Imagine a small tropical island covered in palm trees, surrounded by a white sandy beach, a beautiful house reef and some of the best diving, snorkeling and surfing in the world. Lissenung Island is located just a 20-minute boat ride from the airport in Kavieng, New Ireland Province. Nestled amongst natural surrounds traditionally-built bungalows accommodate a maximum of 14 guests. Forget your high heels, suits and ties; barefoot, tropical attire is our dress code. The open sided restaurant is where local and international cuisine is served, with local seafood featuring high. Breakfast, lunch & dinner are included in the rates, which are per person. At Lissenung Island Resort, personal service is guaranteed and a visit here is truly exclusive! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lissenung Island Resort

Address: P.O. Box 536, Kavieng 631, Papua New Guinea
Location: Papua New Guinea > Islands Region > Kavieng
Price Range: $130 - $205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Lissenung Island Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Lissenung Island Hotel Kavieng
Lissenung Island Resort Papua New Guinea/Kavieng
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“WE had bungalow 5 on the beach and it was lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles alivematt, Oct 10, 2016 | Read review
“We had bungalow 8. Very nice, quiet, and it has a day bed on the deck”
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 of 5 bubbles 969peterm, Sep 6, 2016 | Read review
“take a torch”
 of 5 bubbles 458stuartm, Jul 11, 2016 | Read review
“It's going to be a wet landing, so dress accordingly to wade ashore at least knee deep.”
 of 5 bubbles WengKoonV, Jul 3, 2016 | Read review
“I loved my bungalow (#5) with direct access to the beach down a small sandy path and a lush garden fronting the balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles 480lizt, Sep 3, 2015 | Read review
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