Solomon Kitano Mendana Hotel
AddressMendana Avenue HoniaraSee nearby area
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Lonely Planet review
The Mendana scores high on amenities, with two restaurants, a bar, an airy foyer and a small pool. All rooms have undergone a major renovation in 2011 and 2012 and are equipped to a high standard, so you can expect bright interiors, modern furnishings and prim bathrooms. Be sure to ask for a room with a sea view.
Our independent authors have visited Solomon Kitano Mendana Hotel and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Honiara.
Services & facilities
- Non-smoking rooms
- Tour desk
- 24-hour front desk
- Room service
Bureau de Change/ATM
- Currency exchange
- Airport shuttle (surcharge)
- Car hire
- Restaurant (buffet)
- Restaurant (à la carte)
- Breakfast in the room
- Internet services
- Free parking
Description provided by property
Offering 2 restaurants, a beach side swimming pool and a bar, Solomon Kitano Mendana Hotel is located in Honiara. All accommodation features a patio with outdoor furniture. Guests enjoy a gift shop and a communal lounge area.
Honiara Solomon Kitano Mendana Hotel is located opposite the National Museum. It is 5 minutes' walk from National Parliament, the European Union and several other government buildings. It is 15 minutes' drive to Honiara International Airport.
Capitana Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, serving French and Italian cuisine. Hakubai Restaurant offers Japanese dishes for lunch and dinner. The poolside Terrace Bar boasts a wide selection of wine, beer and cocktails and light snacks.
All air-conditioned accommodation features a refrigerator, a dining setting and tea/coffee making facilities. Some accommodation has cooking facilities or sea and pool views. Each room and suite has a private bathroom with a bathtub and free toiletries.
The tour desk books Guadalcanal War Memorial tours, visits to Honiara city, diving, fishing and island cruises. Traditional dancing and live music entertainment is performed each Wednesday night.
Transfers are available to and from Honiara International Airport. These are charged AUD $9 per person, each way. Please inform Solomon Kitano Mendana Hotel in advance if you want to use this service, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.
If you expect to arrive after 18:00, please contact the hotel using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.
Please note that there is a 3% charge when you pay with an American Express credit card.
Please note that Solomon Kitano Mendana Hotel does not accept payments with Diners Club credit cards.
Please note that you must pay the hotel in the local currency, SBD. The displayed amount in AUD is indicative only and based on today’s exchange rate. There may be a difference in the room rate if you pay in local currency or by credit card (due to currency exchange rates).
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