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Fare Suisse Tahiti

Rue des poilus tahitiens Quartier Buillard - Paofai, Papeete 98713 French Polynesia
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#1 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Papeete
2021 Travellers' Choice Best of the Best
"Fare Suisse" is a homey guest house settled in Papeete, the capital of French Polynesia. The "Fare Suisse" offers a lot of facilities as free transfers to the airport (only 10 minutes away by car) and offers easy access to city-center all place the main places of interests (supermarket, shops and restaurants, pearl museum, tourism office, market, harbour...) Only from 5 to 20 minutes walking distance.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Free airport transportation
Baggage storage
Outdoor furniture
Vending machine
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Air conditioning
Private bathrooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, German
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CatE wrote a review Aug 2021
Seattle, Washington15 contributions40 helpful votes
If you need convenient accommodations for a layover in Tahiti (Papeete specifically), this is a nice little place at just the right value. The rooms are very clean and well maintained, the bed is comfortable and the bathroom/shower is great. They also have a free shuttle that was convenient to use after checking out. A few things you should know that may not apply to all rooms (ours was a room with double bed): - There is no TV and there is no phone - The WIFi is so weak that the network was not even available for us to connect to in our room - There wasn't any shampoo or conditioner provided Also, some other considerations: - The hotel lobby for check-in was hard to find since we arrived at night and did not see any signs leading to the check-in desk - Although we provided our arrival flights via email twice (on April 14 and on June 7) no one replied to our emails and we did not get picked up with the free shuttle they have and had to pay USD$30 for a taxi from the airport - If you a light sleeper, bring ear plugs as there are roosters crowing during dawn (quaint and charming but can be uncomfortable) - Double check your bill; we were initially being charged for breakfast and drinks that we did not consume (but the staff was very friendly and immediately corrected it) In general, nice little hotel!
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Nel wrote a review Jul 2021
Brooklyn, New York224 contributions71 helpful votes
Had a one-day layover in Tahiti, so I decided to stay somewhere relatively close to the airport and Papeete, and this was a good choice! They also offer shuttle service to and from the airport/port, so that’s another plus! The hotel was within walking distance to a supermarket, ATM, park and other attractions in Papeete. It’s also located up a hill with limited lighting, so keep this in mind when coming back at night. If you’re using some map app this shouldn’t be a problem. The husband-and-wife owners were very warm and friendly. Even their cat was friendly! The room was, well, just a room. There was a bed, air conditioner, bathroom and that’s it. There wasn’t a TV in the room, but I’m sure most people didn’t come all the day here to watch TV. Besides, the most important thing after being out all day in the Tahitian sun is the air conditioner and that worked perfectly. The bedsheets and blankets unfortunately showed signs of aging, but other than that they were clean. Overall a nice stay and would recommend for those that have a short stay in Tahiti. The room was pretty basic, but the friendly husband and wife and shuttle service more than make up for it.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Sully738 wrote a review Jul 2021
Sonoma, California39 contributions14 helpful votes
From the first moment we were picked up at the airport the Fare Suisse team were friendly and very helpful. Māuruuru roa! Reception and the Bounty Bar is a great spot to grab a beer or a Ti Punch after a day exploring Papeete Breakfast is… awesome, plentiful and delicious, breads, cheeses and local fresh fruit. Make sure you leave room for Beni’s homemade Banana Chocolate Chip cake. So good. Wow. The location is great, a bit elevated, with a gentle tropical breeze. It’s close by the center of town and the Marché Papeete. Free parking is available if needed. Free pickup/dropping is available to the Airport or the Gare Maritime. We are looking forward to staying with Thérèse and Beni again and will tell anyone we know who is planning a trip to FP to stay with them. Rooms are comfortable and have Air Con
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Yaya wrote a review Jul 2021
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Very convenient stay and shuttle transportation for our last day in Tahiti before leaving. The location is a very close walk to the venue where the Heiva shows are and not too far from the market. The room was brand new with a beautiful view of the sunset and the AC was a treat. I still think about the breakfast bar's fresh breads- delicious. The wifi only works in the outdoor bar area, but no complaints as the seating was very comfortable and breezy :) thank you beni and the rest of the staff for a great stay!
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Date of stay: June 2021
Room Tip: perhaps request an upgraded room, from the looks of the building it seems like not all the rooms...
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Ben H wrote a review Jul 2021
Katy, Texas574 contributions194 helpful votes
We stayed here on both entry and departure to Tahiti , they offer a free shuttle to both the airport and the ferry terminal which is a big plus , rooms are on the basic side but clean with comfortable beds, breakfast is really good with the owner Beni making his specialty bread to add to everything else ,they also have a bar which opens for a few hours in the evening, Beni and his wife Teresa along with the rest of the family provide a lovely friendly experience and i would highly recommend this place, you can walk to the markets in about 20 minutes
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Date of stay: June 2021
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US$89 - US$118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Fare Suisse Tahiti
Which popular attractions are close to Fare Suisse Tahiti?
Nearby attractions include Paofai Gardens (0.3 km), Papeete Roulottes (1.1 km), and Municipal Market (1.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Fare Suisse Tahiti?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free parking, airport transportation, and breakfast buffet.
What food & drink options are available at Fare Suisse Tahiti?
Guests can enjoy breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Fare Suisse Tahiti?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Fare Suisse Tahiti?
Conveniently located restaurants include Hei restaurant, L'O a La Bouche, and Meherio Tahitian Bistro.
Does Fare Suisse Tahiti have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Fare Suisse Tahiti offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Fare Suisse Tahiti?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, and German.
Are there any historical sites close to Fare Suisse Tahiti?
Many travellers enjoy visiting James Norman Hall Home (6.1 km).