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1 room, 2 adults

Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker

2-star2 stars
BP 44983, Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia

City-center hostel, steps from Papeete Market
  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi
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  • They promised breakfast. There was none. Just a hunk of hard bread.Feb 12, 2020
  • Clean. Central. Very nice staff. Just try to find anything in that price range in French…Feb 7, 2020

Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker

More Info: 6823 2342

from S$93
  • Bed in 12-bed Mixed Dorm
  • Bed in 6-bed Female Only Dorm
  • Bed in 4-bed Mixed Dorm
  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom

What’s around Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker


  • Heart of Papeete
  • Papeete Market - 2 min walk
  • Papeete Town Hall - 2 min walk
  • Black Pearl Museum - 4 min walk
  • Cathedrale de L'lmmaculee Conception - 4 min walk
  • Place Vaiete - 4 min walk
  • Port de Pape'ete - 6 min walk
  • Parc Bougainville - 7 min walk

Getting around

  • Tahiti Faaa Intl. Airport (PPT) - 10 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 8 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-2:00 AM
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No onsite parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
Things to enjoy
  • Separate dining area
  • Number of living rooms
  • Separate sitting area
Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker’s small print

Also known as

  • Mahana Lodge Hostel Backpacker Papeete
  • Mahana Lodge Hostel Backpacker
  • Mahana Backpacker Papeete
  • Mahana Backpacker
  • Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker Papeete
  • Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker Hostel/Backpacker accommodation


This property does not have elevators.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker

  • Does Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered on site at Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker?
    Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker.
  • Are pets allowed at Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM to 2:00 AM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Restaurant Le Sully (3-min walk), Les 3 Brasseurs (3-min walk), and LE RETRO (4-min walk).

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 98 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Good hostel in the heart of Papette
This hostel is very clean, secure, comfortable, with air condition excellent for good night of sleep, very helpful staff and friendly (t will organized hey, located at 2 blocks of the Papeete Market and 1 block of the port if you are taking a cruise and roulettes, within walking distance to attractions. The location is very good and it is the only hostel in downtown.
ca3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Nice place to stay , very well looked after clean, not too packed, simple but good breakfast and very helpful and friendly staff. Stayed 2 nights only as not much to do in Papeete but highly recommended.
André, au2 night trip
Good 6.0
Wifi is terrible.
us2 night trip
Very good 8.0
Good for budget and convenience
Very convenient to waterfront and downtown marketplace. Room was very spartan, no window, but simple and clean. Front desk was very friendly and accommodating. We would return for convenience and affordability. Shuttle to airport was fairly priced (divided among travelers) and on time which we appreciated.
Leslie, us1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
I landed in Tahiti at 2100 with no hotels available under $325 per night. The Mahana Hostel had one bed left - a 6 woman dorm, upper bunk, $28 per night. I hadn’t stayed in a hostel for 35 years - and thought this one was great! It’s clean, air conditioned, quiet and right across the street from the ferry building. Wifi worked well and the staff (especially Maui) was awesome. As a result I stayed 2 more nights, the last one in a bottom bunk. My only complaint is the breakfast - it’s just bread & coffee. Other options would be nice.....fruit, cheese,
Ann, us1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Basic Stay - Close to ferry
Stayed here after a late flight and to take an early ferry to Mo’orea. Accommodation is basic but met our needs, a bed to sleep on. Complimentary breakfast with powdered coffee, bread, butter & jams. We were able to walk over to the ferry the next morning.
Mark, us1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Great central location
Very helpful staff that goes above and beyond with customer service. Great location.
Karolina, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Good value for price
Staff are very friendly and helpful. Facility is clean and everything works. I can recommend it as a good place in a great location, offering good service for a reasonable price, which is rare in Tahiti.
Andreas C, jp9 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Hostel in great location. Clean. Staff tries to be very helpful. Friendly atmosphere. Definitely recommend it.
us1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Great budget stay in Papeete
Check in was helpful and efficient at 2am! Room was small but all we needed. Air conditioning was great, but the bed was uncomfortable. Very central location for ferry/ town
Shona, nz2 night romance trip

Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker

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