AddressSecond Street LaeSee nearby area
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Lonely Planet review
The ‘Mello’ has four-star aspirations, three-star amenities and a five-star price tag. On weekends rooms are slightly discounted from the rack rates.
Our independent authors have visited Melanesian Hotel and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Lae.
Description provided by property
Offering a swimming pool, a restaurant and 3 bars, Melanesian Hotel is 4 minutes’ drive from South Pacific Brewery. Guests enjoy a fitness centre and a 24/7 reception desk. All rooms offer views over the harbor or tropical gardens.
Lae Melanesian Hotel is 5 minutes’ drive from the Botanical Gardens and the Kamkumu Market. Nadzab Airport is 40 minutes’ drive away.
Guests can dine on-site at the restaurant and share an evening drink with friends. Salamaua Restaurant & Bar is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It offers indoor and outdoor dining overlooking the pool area.
The Lager Bar is open daily and presents regular live music and live sporting events on large plasma-screen TVs. The poolside Deck Bar serves refreshing beers and exotic cocktails.
Transfers are available to and from Lae Nadzab Airport. These are charged AUD $42 per person, each way. Please inform Melanesian Hotel in advance if you want to use this service, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.
Please note that there is a 3% charge when you pay with a credit card.
Please note that Melanesian Hotel does not accept cash payments.
Services & facilities
- Barber/beauty shop
- Concierge service
- Tour desk
- 24-hour front desk
- Room service
Bureau de Change/ATM
- Currency exchange
- Airport shuttle (surcharge)
- Internet services
- Free parking
Interesting places nearby
Melanesian Arts Gallery
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