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Alotau Waterfront Lodge

Section 43, Lot 18 Charles Abel Highway, Alotau 121 Papua New Guinea
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#4 of 6 Speciality lodging in Alotau
Alotau Waterfront Lodge is your gateway to Milne Bay Province. A family owned loadge situated only 5 minutes from the Alotau town center. Enclosed away from the busy town life, located right by the waters edge of the bay. We have 17 rooms, including bunk rooms for the easy travelers and also have our suites for those looking for a little more luxury. We have a fully licensed restaurant and bar with our dinning located in a large traditional "hauswin" (Open air House). We aim to provide all our guests with clean and affordable accommodation, and helpful friendly service.
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Free parking
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Secured parking
Breakfast in the room
Kids' meals
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Shuttle bus service
Convenience store
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
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Section 43, Lot 18 Charles Abel Highway, Alotau 121 Papua New Guinea
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courtresort wrote a review Jan 2020
Brisbane Region, Australia111 contributions35 helpful votes
If you walk down the drive by the Waterfront Lodge which is the blue painted building about a 200 metre walk from the cruise ship dock you will find a great spot to sit and have a cold drink and some lovely food. Usually an island band playing on cruise ship days too. It is called a Hauswin which is PNG speak for an open sided thatch roof structure. This one is right on the waterfront. P.S. it is on the left hand side as you walk towards the town.
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Date of stay: December 2019
Wayne R wrote a review Nov 2018
Yeppoon, Australia65 contributions45 helpful votes
Pleasant venue where one has access to their own personal pier , allowing visitors to fish for free. No fish were caught this time but we feel we were too late or too early to fish this very clear water coral environment!
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Date of stay: November 2018Trip type: Travelled with friends
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capsicum0620 wrote a review Nov 2017
Thailand735 contributions341 helpful votes
An OK place for backpackers and budget aware visitors. The rooms are extremely clean if basic (avoid half of those located on the ground floor- #4, 5 and 6- as you'll feel like you're overnighting in a prison cell) and the bathroom is in good conditions. Most of the staff, especially the housekeeping one, is very nice and helpful. There is a general lack of training however, whick can lead to many...misunderstandings when setting the bill upon check-out. Make sure to verify what is being billed to you on a regular basis... The restaurant area is actually quite pleasant but the food was... a catastrophy. None of the dishes served over our 4 day stay corresponded to the menu descriptions. As soon as more 4 guests shoed up for dinner, the whole thing turned into a complete chaos. An hour waiting time to get a simple salad seemed to be the norm... If the hospitality aspect of the hotel is moee or less under control, its Food & Beverage section is completely lost at sea. As a matter of fact, the whole place seems to be managed by ghosts...
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Date of stay: November 2017Trip type: Travelled with friends
Merilyn K wrote a review Sep 2017
Wollongong, Australia128 contributions20 helpful votes
On our walk into town from our cruise ship, we popped into the souvenir shop at Waterfront Lodge, as much for relief from the hot sun as anything. To our surprise, out the back was a lovely, open-air restaurant, right on the water. With cool breezes wafting over us, and a local band playing, we enjoyed excellent fish (mackerel), chips, and cool beers. The toilets were clean and the staff friendly and helpful, even standing out in the hot sun to hail us a taxi. And we did buy some nice wooden souvenirs which later passed through Customs without a problem.
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Date of stay: July 2017
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SydneyBambam wrote a review Jun 2017
Sydney193 contributions71 helpful votes
Behind the Alotau Waterfront Lodge is a beautiful bar and restaurant, called the Hauswin Restaurant and Bar. The perfect place to sit and relax and enjoy the view across the bay. The staff are very friendly and the facilities very clean. We enjoyed cold beers and very flavoursome Tarot, Sweet Potato and Banana chips. There is a good menu of dishes with people making very good comments about the fish. The prices are very reasonable. The bar is located at the rear of the Alotau Waterfront Lodge, look for the Likalili Gift Shop and go through the building to the rear. You won't be disappointed.
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Date of stay: June 2017
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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US$92 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Alotau Waterfront Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Alotau Waterfront Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Massim Museum (0.5 km) and Alotau's best bar (0.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Alotau Waterfront Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Alotau Waterfront Lodge?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Alotau Waterfront Lodge?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
Does Alotau Waterfront Lodge have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Alotau Waterfront Lodge offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.