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The Shady Rest Hotel

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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“curry club”(3 reviews)
“pizza”(5 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food was good and I love their coffee!. Service was excellent. the room was clean and reasonable price. staffs are friendly and helpful. I would go back and stay in this place next time visit PNG! why waste money pay for 5 stars hotel when...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well a small clean apartment hotel with normal service and only one Restaurant over the street. Nice paintings on the walls. Not in the Center and no shops in the area. The market is 30 Minute by foodMore

Thank alfonso m
Response from SRHManagement, Owner at The Shady Rest HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and the compliments on the clean rooms and the wall paintings. We do have two restaurants onsite. The Cellar Restaurant (which serves continental food, steaks, a selection of Malaysian and Oriental dishes, a taste of Kenyan barbecue items and a...More

Reviewed 28 October 2017

Restaurant on the premises. Okay food, Wanted postcards/stamps to mail to USA - none on hotel grounds. Actually, difficult to find anywhere in PNG. Located a few at post office in Kavieng, Port Ireland, PNG - however, really limited supply - and stamps were $2.95...More

Thank Erarmn
Response from SRHManagement, Owner at The Shady Rest HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and contents. We do not have much call for postcards or stamps nowadays and therefore do not carry any. We will request the Management to make some available.

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We have truly enjoyed our stay atvthe Shady Rest. After visiting Port Moresby a couple of times, it can really be hit and miss but the Shady Rest is the best we have visited. No ask is too big for the staff and they go...More

Thank Ali M
Response from illuzone, Owner at The Shady Rest HotelResponded 30 October 2017

Thank you for the lovely review! We are happy that you found all the facilities and services in our hotel, including the Salon, restaurant and the staff very satisfactory. The credit goes to all our staff who always work very hard to please all our...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

A decent n affordable hotel, good local food, most amenities such as atm, bars, good conference rooms are there.limited Wi-Fi coverage. Good weekend getaway for families as well Not recommended for long stays,More

Thank wency n
Response from illuzone, Owner at The Shady Rest HotelResponded 30 October 2017

Thank you for your review. Just a little surprised at the low rating since you did find it and all the amenities good and affordable. We have been full and the restaurants have been very very busy for the last few months and the WiFi...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
Spa
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Conference Facilities
Shuttle Bus Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Casino and Gambling
Spa
Details
Price range
US$100 - US$300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Port Moresby
#3 Spa Hotel in Port Moresby
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$100 - US$300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Port Moresby
#3 Spa Hotel in Port Moresby
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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"Must call hotel for shuttle. Travelers warned to not leave hotel premises. Not safe."
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"The suites are lovely."
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"I chose an upstairs room which was accessed via a covered 'veranda' and enjoyed its location."
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"Get the Deluxe rooms"
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