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    Ambua Lodge

    Tari | Tari Gap, Tari 255, Papua New Guinea
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    30/07/2017 31/07/2017
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    • Excellent44%
    • Very good37%
    • Average15%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
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    “lounge area” (3 reviews)
    “be careful” (2 reviews)
    “sepik river” (2 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 40 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Stayed at Ambua in May and it was just a lovely experience. The views are magnificent and the crew there (especially the women in the dining room) could not have been more gracious. The little cottages are very comfy and clean. The food was very...More

    Thank Irene L
    Reviewed 8 June 2017

    Delightfully landscaped, but if staying in the older native style bungalows, get a low number hut. The higher numbers are further down a hill and it requires a bit of huffing and puffing to get back and forth to the main lodge area (but, there...More

    Thank Redfoot
    Reviewed 2 June 2017

    Our group of 17 spent two glorious days visiting the environs and meeting with the HULI People. The ,Wigmen and women were welcoming and happy to meet with us. Their compounds were uniquely different to others we had seen in New Guinea. We were taken...More

    1  Thank Eve M
    Reviewed 31 May 2017

    The lodge Food is tasty and with plenty of quantity. The bungalow rooms are super cool and provide beautiful 180 degree views of the valley. The landscaping around the rooms is exceptional. The staff are very friendly and helpful (all nationals of PNG). It is...More

    Thank Glenn R
    Reviewed 17 May 2017

    Food is quite expensive, but the nature views is terrific. Cold climate and very helpful staff. Ordered food might take a little while as there are only one chef cooking the food. Drinks are expensive too due to a liquor ban on the province. It's...More

    Thank kllamera
    Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Ambua LodgeResponded 19 May 2017

    Thank-you for taking the time to post your review. Pleased to read that you had an amazing experience at Ambua Lodge. Hope you return the next time you are in the area. If you ever want to make a reservation, feel free to contact Trans...More

    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • USD 300 - USD 600 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 42
    • Location
    • Papua New Guinea >
    • Highlands Region >
    • Tari
    • Also Known As
    • Ambua Hotel Tari
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    Jim P
    3 March 2017|
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    Response from Andrew N | Property representative |
    Hello Andrew. Gary has answered your questions well. (Thanks Gary) Yes, bookings need to be made in advance, You can book through a travel agent or directly with Trans Niugini Tours, the owners and operators of Ambua... More
    Room Tips
    "Lower number bungalows are closer to main lodge, important to avoid a steep climb and huffing and puffing in..."
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    "best view, remote travel"
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    "Be prepared, you are out in the middle-of-nowhere. Bring flashlight."
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    "Choose a bungalow, rather than stay in the main building. The bungalows are charming. You really feel..."
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