TOP 10 Luxury Hotels in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

 Luxury is defined as a state of great comfort or elegance, especially when involving great expense.

Modern brands have long known the power of luxury branding and how it attracts customers with very specific tastes and have deeper pockets.

TOP 10 Luxury Hotels in Port Moresby
TOP 10 Luxury Hotels in Port Moresby

The manner in which modern brands are redefining luxury is succinctly captured by Sebastien Besson, chief executive of Champagne Armand de Brignac and a lecturer on luxury at New York University

There is no luxury without a powerful emotional connection between the brand and its consumer says Beson

He also adds;

The word defines that elevated state of mind when your physical needs are forgotten, and your senses are stimulated in truly powerful ways. When you touch, consume, hold or are seen with a particular brand.’

Whether you're dreaming of traveling to a once-in-a-lifetime location, looking for inspiration for a special event, searching for examples of luxurious changes you can make to your own hotel, or anything in between — luxury is everywhere.

Here in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, we have put together a quick list to get you started.

From butler service and private pools to incredible amenities and perks, keep reading to see some of the most luxurious hotels Papua New Guinea has to offer.

  • 1. The Stanley Hotels & Suites

Photo Credit: Stanley Hotel & Suites

The Stanley Hotel is connected to the shopping complex Vision City Mega Mall, giving guests direct access to a bank, nightclub, cinema, supermarket, and restaurants. A full English/Irish breakfast is served daily at the property.
 Guests staying at The Stanley Hotel & Suites can enjoy a swim in the 40 m lap pool or a work-out in the fitness center, followed by a massage at Zen Spa.
The property boasts an on-site market, with a range of fresh produce, snacks, toiletries, and drinks.

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  • 2. Grand Papua Hotel
Grand Papua Hotel , Port Moresby. [Photo Credit: Trip Advistor]

Grand Papua Hotel offers a day spa, 2 restaurants, 2 bars, and a swimming pool. All accommodation boasts sea views from a private balcony.
Guests also enjoy a fitness center, a hot tub, and a sauna. Grand Papua Hotel is a 10-minute walk from Ela Beach.  Port Moresby International Airport is a 20-minute drive away.  Free transfers are available to and from Port Moresby International Airport.
All air-conditioned rooms and suites feature a desk, a refrigerator, large flat-screen TV, and an iPod docking station.
Some accommodation includes a fully equipped kitchen. Bathrobes, slippers, and deluxe guest toiletries are standard in all accommodation. The Grand Brasserie serves a fresh selection of Asian and Pacific Rim cuisine, while the Grand Bar offers a range of beer, wine, and spirits.
You can enjoy an evening drink indoors or out on the patio.  The poolside terrace bar offers outdoor dining, cocktails, and an exclusive hot tub.  The Executive Club Lounge is a members-only bar offering a private entertainment area.

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  • 3. Hilton Hotel
Hilton Hotel , Port Moresby [Photo Credit: Hilton Hotel]

The property features 5 restaurants and bars and an outdoor swimming pool.
As part of the Star Mountain Plaza Development, Hilton Port Moresby is connected via a walkway to the Kutubu Convention Centre, offering a range of state-of-the-art event spaces. The hotel includes 212 luxurious bedrooms and suites with floor-to-ceiling windows.  There is 24-hour room service available.
Guests can relax by the outdoor swimming pool, whirlpool, or work in the fitness center.

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  • 4.  Airways Hotel
Airways hotel , Port Moresby [Photo by Airways Hotel]

This stylish and award-winning luxury hotel is set in its own botanical gardens with stunning views over Bootless Bay to the mountains.
Port Moresby’s Jacksons International Airport is just a 2-minute drive away.  Each room features a luxury marble bathroom, cable TV, and air conditioning.  The spacious private balconies offer panoramic views.  Selected rooms have complimentary access to The Health and Fitness Club.
The fitness center features a 20 m infinity pool, squash courts, and a floodlit tennis court. Steam rooms and a massage room are also available.  The Spa offers an extensive range of treatments.
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  • 5. Holiday Inn Express / Holiday Inn & Suites
 Holiday Inn Express / Holiday Inn & Suites [Photo by Holiday Inn]

Featuring free WiFi, Holiday Inn Express Port Moresby is just a 10-minute drive to Port Moresby International Airport. Guests enjoy free breakfast and free airport transfers.
Each air-conditioned room includes a seating area, satellite TV, and a desk. The rooms also contain a safety deposit box and a bathroom with a hairdryer.
Start your day at Port Moresby Holiday Inn Express with a free continental or hot breakfast. You can exercise at the fitness center, which highlights aerobic classes, a jogging track and a weight room.

All air-conditioned accommodation features a refrigerator, tea/coffee making facilities, and a dining area. All have a private bathroom with a bathtub and a hairdryer. Some accommodation offers garden views.
Kopi Haus restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, serving à la carte meals and buffets. It features a covered patio overlooking the pool. Oasis Bar boasts poolside beverages and light meals. Junction Bar and Night Club is open daily.
The fitness center offers a tennis court, squash court, and fitness classes. Guests enjoy free airport transfers to and from Jacksons International Airport, 15 minutes drive away.

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  • 6. Ela Beach Hotel 
Ela Beach Hotel, Port Moresby [photo by Ela Beach hotel] 

Meet, Stay and Play at Ela Beach Hotel and Apartments, overlooking Port Moresby’s Ela Beach. Situated in close proximity to the CBD, the Hotel offers 97 well-appointed rooms and apartments (92 Hotel Rooms and 5 Apartments), including the popular Beachside Brasserie.

The Hotel offers a range of rooms, Premier Suites established in 2011, modern, luxury rooms, each with a balcony overlooking Ela Beach. In 2016 the East and North Wings underwent full renovation, each room is mordern, well equipped, ensuring your rooms is comfortable.

The Hotel boasts two swimming pools, gym, restaurant, bar, Italian Gardens and several area to sit and relax or catch up with friends. Complimentary WiFi is provided for all registered hotel guests.

Ela Beach provides modern comfortable rooms, friendly staff and genuine Papua New Guinea hospitality.

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  • 7. Gateway Hotel
Gateway Hotel, Port Moresby [Gateway hotel Photo]

The air-conditioned rooms feature a refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities. Each room has an en suite bathroom with a shower, hairdryer, and complimentary toiletries. Some rooms also boast a balcony.
Wild Orchid Restaurant offers modern cuisine with Pacific Island and Asian influences. You can dine inside, or al fresco surrounded by tropical gardens, at the pool. Enzo's Express Takeaway offers burgers, express meals, and Enzo's pizza.
The Sizzler's Family Restaurant offers value for money dining options and a soft-serve ice-cream machine for children to enjoy. You can have a drink to pass the time at The Departure Bar, while you wait to head to the airport. There is also Jacksons Restaurant and Gaming Room which features a modern restaurant on the first floor and a rooftop bar with live entertainment most nights of the week.

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  • 8. Lamana Hotel
Lamana Hotel, Port Moresby [Photo credit Lamana Hotel]

You can enjoy a workout at the fitness center or a game of tennis on the outdoor courts. The modern rooms include free WiFi and a TV with cable channels.
Guests can enjoy local nightlife from the on-site nightclub and terrace bar, or relax with a drink and listen to live music at the Gold Club. The property features a casino and a snooker room.
Palazzo Restaurant offers a range of Italian, Indian and International meals, along with an extensive wine list. You can indulge in a treatment from the hair salon or a soothing massage from Spa Pua. Lamana Hotel features a range of conference and business facilities and function services.

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  • 9. Crown Hotel
Crown Hotel, Port Moresby [photo credit: Crown hotel]

All accommodation features a flat-screen TV and views over the Coral Sea or harbor. Guests enjoy free airport transfers. This hotel features a fitness center, secure covered on-site parking, and a tour desk. You can relax on the sun loungers alongside the pool, or unwind with a massage or facial at the Lotus Spa.
The air-conditioned accommodation options include private rooms and suites. All offer a satellite TV, a refrigerator, and tea/coffee making facilities. Each has a private bathroom with a shower or bathtub, a hairdryer, and bathrobes.
Rapala Restaurant offers a grill menu and a selection of fine wines. Pondo Tavern serves international cuisine and boasts a patio deck offering sea views.

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  • 10.  Loloata Island Resort Hotel
Loloata Island Resort Hotel [photo credit: Loloata Island resort hotel]

Located in the central province , Loloata Island Resort is a uniquely designed luxury boutique resort that truly engages with its natural landscape. No expense has been spared at this exclusive tropical hideaway. Where guests are our absolute priority and we strive to deliver an inspired, memorable experience and seamless service whether you are staying for business or pleasure. At Loloata, expect the unexpected.

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Source : Exeprenuer Magazine/ Pacific Business News

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