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Located in Papeete, a 11-minute walk from Plage Hokule'a, Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker provides rooms with air conditioning. The property is around a 13-minute walk from Paofai Gardens, 7.2 miles from Point Venus and 9.3 miles from Museum of Tahiti. The property has a shared kitchen, a shared lounge and currency exchange for guests. With a shared bathroom equipped with a shower and a hairdryer, rooms at the hostel also feature free WiFi, while some rooms contain a city view. The rooms have bed linen. Speaking English and French at the reception, staff are always on hand to help. Faarumai Waterfalls is 12 miles from Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker. The nearest airport is Tahiti International Airport, 1.9 miles from the accommodation.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

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There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.

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1 full bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 2
This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
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  • Margaret
    At the port. Perfect for one night. Added curtains for beds. Electricity and personal light. Good breakfast.
  • Lief
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great price and super close to the morning market and ferries/bus stop
  • Grace
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The staff were extremely helpful and friendly. I would like to especially thank Mara and Rava for their many helps. Rava went out of her way to help me booking the airplane ticket and B&B for Bora Bora. The location is excellent, in the center of...

Area info

Amenities of Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Toilet
  • Shared bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
    Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Adults only
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French

House rules

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


From 2:00 PM to 11:30 PM


From 12:00 AM to 10:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 6 are welcome.

Children 18 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

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

  • Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker is 2,450 feet from the center of Papeete. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Check-in at Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • The prices at Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.