Cruise Terminal of Papeete in Tahiti – Where to Stay ?
The cruise passenger pier is located in the heart of downtown Papeete, alongside the waterfront. You will find luxurious 5 star resorts on Tahiti, but there also more affordable lodging alternatives.
Several reasonable priced accommodations are located right in Papeete’s downtown area at the waterfront, 5 minutes from both ferry and cruise terminals. Nearby attractions include the Cathédrale de Papeete Notre-Dame de L’Immaculée Conception, the colourful Papeete Market and Town Hall. Papeete is home to some luxurious resorts with overwater bungalows which offer splendid views across the lagoon to Moorea. Stay at a beachside property alongside a beautiful sandy beach. Many of them feature a day spa and health club. Daily activities include Tahitian dancing, yoga and aqua-aerobics.
A few properties are located right next to the airport, ideal for early morning flights. There are also some guest houses and family-owned small hotels which offer lodging in French Polynesia. Many of them are budget-friendly. Some hotels offer a free transport shuttle to the city center.