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I had the pleasure of taking a 2-week cruise from Papeete to the Marquesas on the Aranui in October 2018, and stayed at the Royal Tahitian the night before I departed and for six nights upon my return. Although the rooms reminded me of a...More
We arrived here as a first stop before heading off to the Marquesas islands. It was like entering a motel in the 70’s. Charming at first sight. When walking around in the room I hit the bed with my leg. It was really frightening as...More
We checked in after the restaurant closed for the evening. We inquired where we could find water or snacks (after the long plane ride). We were told to walk down the street to the convenience store for anything like that. No water in the room...More
Response from vaitiare m, Responsable relations clients at Royal TahitienResponded 26 September 2018
Thank you for your comment.
Please note that though our buidings were inspired from hawaiian motel construction and built in the 1960's, the rooms were refreshed 4 years ago.
We are located 3 km away from town and our surroundings are as safe...More
Honestly would not recommend this hotel at all. At first glance it looks ok, retro Tahitian style and beautiful gardens. However when you take a closer looks the rooms seem like the haven’t been updated since the 60’s, are grimy and have an odd smell....More
cockroaches, super expensive food, hard bed, expensive wifi- was okay for the price I guess. it had a kitchenette which was nice. for $100 more head to the tahitian pearl, we moved there after two nights and it was night and day difference.More
Response from vaitiare m, Responsable relations clients at Royal TahitienResponded 3 July 2018
We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay at the Royal Tahitien.
Please note that we hire a pest control company to prevent insects in the rooms and in the hotel, nevertheless we are surrounded by a big tropical...More
I had transport from the airport to the hotel which was pre-arranged. It was not a hotel minibus or driver though, but a local firm, but it was arranged by the hotel. In fact if I remember correctly, I could either pay the... More
I had transport from the airport to the hotel which was pre-arranged. It was not a hotel minibus or driver though, but a local firm, but it was arranged by the hotel. In fact if I remember correctly, I could either pay the driver, or put it on my bill at the hotel.
If you contact the hotel they will be able to arrange it
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"I suggest the second floor rooms and their verandas for the privacy and views."