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Commercial Centre

Alofi, Niue
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Very basic

The township is very tiny and your choice is very limited indeed. The key places are the small... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Tracy H
Pukekohe East, Auckland, New Zealand
via mobile
Tiny centre but so is the island

Aloft is a tiny town with very little in the way of shops. There is a supermarket a couple of... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
Lynley J
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

The township is very tiny and your choice is very limited indeed. The key places are the small supermarket where you will find all the basics. Check opening hours when you get there as these are limited. There is a liquor shop tucked off the...More

Thank Tracy H
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Aloft is a tiny town with very little in the way of shops. There is a supermarket a couple of hundred metres north of the main centre and 2 dairy type shops, a bottle store that sells duty free, a couple of food places. Also...More

Thank Lynley J
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Definately worth knowing where this spot it and list most travellers it can be easy to pass by without recognising it's value and worth, particularly if it's outside trading hours. Kiwibank offers good trading hours Monday - Friday hours 8.30am to 4pm and is handy...More

1  Thank hardlymorethan
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Group of small shops opening at a variety of times - not always times that are listed. Post office, small supermarket, bakery, Niue Telecom and a couple of gift shop type places. Indian restaurant also. Small playground in the middle plus a couple of tables...More

Thank lea and anthony p
Reviewed 25 January 2016

The Commercial Centre is based around a quadrangle with a number of small businesses selling every thing from groceries and prepared food, to telecomms & internet services, souvenirs and haircuts! The sole bank, Kiwibank and the post office are also located there too. Best find...More

1  Thank EJTH
Reviewed 13 December 2015

The Telecom office was the first place we looked for when we arrived on the island. The office is to the rear, on the right side when you go up the steps to enter. They change you $5 for an hour which is a fair...More

1  Thank Richard F
Reviewed 16 July 2015

When we first drove past the commercial centre, we actually thought it was a school. Mainly because it was set around a quadrangle, and there was no major signage. The opening hours can be inconsistent, but that is the kind of lay-back way things are...More

2  Thank penguinlover28
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

Well worth a stroll around, there is a Kiwibank, Post Office, several grocery stores, IT shop, Telecom, hairdressers, Art Gallery (Ahi & Mark Cross), stationary and general goods stores, t-shirt shop, takeaway shop and Indian Restaurant. Stamp and coin shop is around the side next...More

3  Thank Kate T
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Some little shops, cafes/restaurants, the post shop, bank and telecom. In the middle there is a nice big green with big trees and a payground for the kids.

2  Thank German_Student_in_NZ
Reviewed 31 March 2014

The Commercial Centre of Alofi is very small which is understandable for such a small population. The only problem most tourists found is that not all the stores are open when they should be- Island time I guess. The stores could have been a little...More

3  Thank AucklandWiz
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Michelle O
16 January 2016|
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Response from Richard F | Reviewed this property |
We only went to the Telecom office to use wifi. There are small shops there and I think a small liquor store. I don't believe this island is known for rum. It was not highlighted in anything we saw.