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Located in Papeete, a 14-minute walk from Papeete Ferry Terminal, Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker provides air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi and concierge services. The property has a shared kitchen, a shared lounge and currency exchange for guests.

The rooms have a shared bathroom, a hairdryer and bed linen.

Guests at the hostel can enjoy a continental or a buffet breakfast.

Paofai Gardens is a 16-minute walk from Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker has been welcoming guests since Mar 27, 2017

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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4 reasons to choose Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
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  • The staff speaks English
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Paofai Gardens
    0.6 miles
  • Point Venus
    5.6 miles
  • Museum of Tahiti
    7.3 miles
  • Faarumai Waterfalls
    9.9 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Vaiete Square
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Bora Bora Lounge
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar 3 Brasseurs
    0.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Le Rétro
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant Meherio Bistro
    0.3 miles
  • Restaurant Le Moana
    0.3 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain
    0.2 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Paofai's Garden
    0.2 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Ferry to Moorea
    0.2 miles
Public transit
  • Ferry Papeete Ferry Terminal
    0.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Fa'a'ā International Airport
    3.2 miles
  • Moorea Airport
    13.2 miles
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Amenities of Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker
  • Shared kitchen
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Public transit tickets Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Adults only
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker takes special requests – add in the next step!


12:00 AM - 12:00 AM


12:00 AM - 12:00 AM


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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 6 are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

Check-in is only possible for guests between 18 and 70 years old


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

Please note this property has no elevator and is accessed via stairs only.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

FAQs about Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 15min
    • Taxi 15min
    • Bus 20min

  • Guests staying at Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker is 2,450 feet from the center of Papeete.

  • Check-in at Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker is from 12:00 AM, and check-out is until 12:00 AM.

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