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Rabaul Hotel

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1 Mango Avenue, Rabaul, East New Britain 611 Papua New Guinea See on map
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Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
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Bar/Lounge
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our time at the Rabaul Hotel. The owner Suzy went out of her way to help us have a great time and the food at the hotel was exceptional with a really extensive menu and excellent fast service. The guide Albert organized...More

Thank Hadley100
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Located in one of the most iconic areas of Rabaul, this hotel facilitates an amazing experience from insights of war time in rabaul during world war 2 to the town's volcanic activity and eruptions. The hotel organised a very knowledgable tour guide for us who...More

1  Thank Danielle Q
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Our last trip to Rabaul was in 1992 so we new of the devastation from the eruptions. However the hotel has'nt changed much since the 1970's and host Susie ensures you are settled in and have a good stay. She is a wealth of knowledge...More

3  Thank PNGtrip2017
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

In the 1994 the was a big volcanic eruption. 90% of Rabaul was destroyed but not this hotel. The room they gave us was enormous, very nicely done up. It has a swimming pool. It has a nice bar with lots of historic artefacts and...More

Thank Pieter S
Reviewed 24 October 2017

The town of Rabaul is a shadow of its former self before the Volcanic eruption, however the Rabaul hotel is THE best place to stay. The effervescent owner Susie makes sure all your needs are met. Laundry service available.The hotel is by no means 5...More

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Rabaul Hotel, on famous Mango Avenue, is the longest established Hotel in the New Guinea Islands region. Witnessing post WWII reconstruction, Papua New Guinea's Independence, and surviving earthquakes and ...More the Twin Volcanic Eruption of 1994, it really is the "Spirit of Volcano Town"! A must see for the adventurer, scuba diver or trekker, Rabaul Hotel is so close to the Volcano, you can smell it and within walking distances of the most significant historical landmarks such as the Montevideo Maru & Peace Memorial! Rabaul Town, described in its halcyon days as the "Pearl of the Pacific", is now sometimes described as the "Pompeii of the Pacific". Rabaul Hotel is committed to promoting sustainable eco-tours with locals guides. Whether you prefer plush tour coaches or a car with Driver, or a local guide, the Hotel will organise "When in Rome" Tours to suit all budgets. We also have a Rabaul Town Shuttle Bus that circumnavigates the Town area for a small fee. Bus No#7a from the Rabaul Market or they will stop and pick you up anywhere along the Malaguna Road and can take you to Rabaul Hotel Rabaul Town locals are friendly, enthusiastic with an intimate knowledge of their surrounds. For a small fee we can arrange visitors to be escorted on "paths less travelled". These include treks to the top of Kabui Mountain (Mt. Mother - 2000 feet), Canoe trips Mt. Tavurvur Volcano, with visits to the Mega-pode Farm & Hot Springs along the way. Rabaul Hotel will also organise scuba diving on the many wrecks in Simpson Harbour or snorkelling/fishing around the Beehives. The Hotel Restaurant, "Phoenix Room", boasts an extensive Western, Asian & Vegetarian Menu, catering to all tastes. All rooms are air conditioned with en-suite. The swimming pool is easily accessible & the Hotel Lounge Bar, with its giant billiards table & memorabilia, is always fully stocked ready for the 'apres adventures' de-brief, back at the hotel. HERE FOR A DAY ON A CRUISE SHIP - Rabaul Hotel is within walking distance of the wharf. Let us organise a Historical Rabaul Town Tour or a Walking Tour of the Town with local guides, or perhaps you would just like to sit by the Rabaul Hotel 23m swimming pool and enjoy a local "South Pacific Lager"? Why not stay with us on ANZAC Day where the echo's of the past are re-lived at the famous Rabaul Dawn Service at the RSL Cenotaph within walking distance of the Hotel. If you are visiting Papua New Guinea, make sure you set aside a few days to visit one of the most amazing places in the South Pacific - Rabaul Town, & the RABAUL HOTEL - "WHERE THE ROAD ENDS & THE ADVENTURE BEGINS." Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Meeting Rooms
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Number of rooms
35
Price range
USD 64 - USD 66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Papua New Guinea > Islands Region > East New Britain > Rabaul
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Number of rooms
35
Price range
USD 64 - USD 66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Papua New Guinea > Islands Region > East New Britain > Rabaul
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Robyn I
2 June 2016|
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Response from MissSusieMac | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Yes we accept credit cards apart from American Express
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Robyn I
31 May 2016|
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Response from MissSusieMac | Property representative |
Yes Rabaul Hotel accepts all credit cards as payment apart from American Express. The Hotel does charge a surcharge of 5% on cc transactions. Thank you and regards from rabaul Hotel.
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"Top floors are better"
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"Can't comment on other rooms but we stayed in the far wing top floor and thoroughly enjoyed privacy and..."
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"the backpacker rooms are the cheapest but there are better rooms"
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"Avoid this hotel. Stay in Kokopo town in much better properties"
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