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Ambua Lodge

Tari | Tari Gap, Tari 255, Papua New Guinea
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2017-12-24 2017-12-25
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Traveller (63)
Room & Suite (4)
Dining (2)
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“thatched roof” (4 reviews)
“lounge area” (3 reviews)
“be careful” (2 reviews)
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
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1 - 5 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Always check your diary before coming to PNG. If there are elections on - AVOID. We visited in July of 2017 and various airports were closed and roads made impassable without Police outriders - as the losing candidates supporters run amok! However, and you need...More

1  Thank Jules E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here at the end of October. It is about an hour drive from the tiny Tari Airport up on the hill overlooking the valley. The grounds are gorgeous. There are 40 bungalows and a new two story hotel wing. Our first night we...More

Thank kdyer920
Reviewed 31 October 2017

In contrast to the negative experience related by Tapan B, we had a wonderful 4 night stay at Ambua Lodge during the same time period. We were with Tapan B on the “trecherous walk” and found it to be a very enjoyable hike through a...More

2  Thank PaulC3750821
Reviewed 21 October 2017

After flew from Karawari lodge in small aircraft which landed nicely on time, were driven to Ambua lodge. Overlooking valley and splendidly beautiful garden which was almost everywhere in highlands in PNG on both sides of highways and in almost all local residences, after a...More

2  Thank Tapan B
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

I cannot say enough good things about Ambua lodge. It was fantastic, safe while in an area of strife. I'm an orchid lover and a guide named Joseph had a collection that included mid sized native orchids and native orchids the size of quarter. It...More

Thank aedarshani5
  • Top amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Hotel Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Price range
  • US$300 - US$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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Traveller (63)
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Dining (2)
Hotel & Grounds (57)
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Jim P
2 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
"the newer rooms are closer to the main hotel and have great little balconies."
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"Ask for the new wing if you want modern or have allergies. If you like quaint or authentic then ask for a..."
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"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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