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    Ambua Lodge

    Tari | Tari Gap, Tari 255, Papua New Guinea
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    11/06/2017 12/06/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          Traveller (57)
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          Overview
          • Excellent40%
          • Very good35%
          • Average16%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible4%
          9 Nov 2016
          “Room with a view”
          24 Sep 2016
          “Beautiful Part Of The World”
          Free Parking
          Restaurant
          Bar/Lounge
          Conference Facilities
          Laundry Service
          Free Wifi
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
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          1 - 5 of 42 reviews

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Food is quite expensive, but the nature views is terrific. Cold climate and very helpful staff. Ordered food might take a little while as there are only one chef cooking the food. Drinks are expensive too due to a liquor ban on the province. It's...More

          Thank kllamera
          Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Ambua Lodge

          Thank-you for taking the time to post your review. Pleased to read that you had an amazing experience at Ambua Lodge. Hope you return the next time you are in the area. If you ever want to make a reservation, feel free to contact Trans...More

          Reviewed 29 March 2017

          I am a proffesional photgorapher and stayed with Ambua Lodge during work in PNG. I went to PNG to photograph Birds of Paradise and had contacted the lodge well in advance. Now january is not generally the best time for BOP but the Blue Bird...More

          1  Thank Uri G
          Response from Andrew N, General Manager at Ambua Lodge

          Am surprised to read this review. We were pleased that you reached out to us about staying at Ambua Lodge. It is disappointing that you did not enjoy your stay and that the discounted arrangement we made was not mutually beneficial. It was unfortunate that...More

          Reviewed 9 November 2016

          Nice place in the highlands of PNG, the temperatue is cool but the beds in the rooms are heated, but the rooms are not. There is not hot water all the time so when it is on it is best to take your shower at...More

          1  Thank matkamaija50
          Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

          Ambua Lodge is perched high on a mountain and during our visit it was often enshrouded in mist. The trip here is exciting in itself especially the landing on the uphill gravel air strip. If flying in from the Sepik be prepared for a big...More

          1  Thank Spit56
          Reviewed 13 September 2016

          We spent ten days in PNG recently. Ambua was our favorite lodge. The setting is like a storybook: we were surrounded by beautiful gardens, with great birds. The area is pleasantly cool, which was greatly appreciated after being in the lowlands for a few days....More

          Thank SGJ1013
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Restaurant
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Banquet Room
          • Conference Facilities
          • Free Parking
          • Laundry Service
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • 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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          Jim P
          How can you book this lodge? I haven't been able to find any reservation service that works for this lodge. How far in advance can bookings be made? Can bird watching guides be arranged on site? Thanks
          3 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
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          "best view, remote travel"
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          "Choose a room in the new wing."
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          "Be prepared, you are out in the middle-of-nowhere. Bring flashlight."
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          "Choose a bungalow, rather than stay in the main building. The bungalows are charming. You really feel..."
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