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Where to Find Cheap Accommodation in Niue

You don’t have to blow your budget to have an amazing stay in Niue. The raised coral atoll features an array of cheap guesthouses, affordable holiday homes and motel units. Almost all accommodations have self-catering facilities, helping you save money on food, while you’ll also find accommodations dotted around the island with options to stay in the main town or hidden away in your own piece of paradise. Check out some of our top picks in this list of the best budget accommodations in Niue!

For more budget tips, see The Budget & Backpacking Guide to Niue.

How to Book Accommodation in Niue

With only a rare few accommodations in Niue having websites, it might not be entirely obvious how to book a place to stay in Niue. We include booking links where available, but to learn more about booking accommodations over the phone or via Facebook Messenger, check out our complete guide on How to Book Accommodation in Niue.

1. Heleni Jessop’s Fatahega

Super central in Alofi, the main town of Niue, Heleni Jessop’s Fatahega is an ideal option for budget travellers and backpackers. Couples and solo travellers will find affordable double rooms with an ensuite, as well as double rooms with a shared bathroom. Each of these rooms also has an extra single bed should you be travelling as a threesome. The friendly local owners will make you feel right at home at this guesthouse, which also has a communal kitchen, lounge and dining area, and is just a minute’s walk from the town centre. See more stays for backpackers in the 5 Best Backpacker Accommodations in Niue.

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2. Peleni’s Guesthouse

Another option in Alofi, Peleni’s Guesthouse is a shared accommodation with two double/twin rooms and one family room with a queen bed and two single beds – all with private ensuite bathrooms. There is also the opportunity to book out the entire house. Guests share cooking facilities in the communal kitchen, a lounge, two verandahs, bathrooms and fans to keep cool. Discounted rates with Heahea Rentals are also offered to guests. See an entire list of the 6 Best Guesthouses in Alofi for more like this.

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3. Kololi’s Motel (Guesthouse)

Either stay in one of the self-contained units or in one of the guesthouse rooms at Kololi’s Motel (also known as Kololi’s Guesthouse). Located in Alofi, Kololi’s Motel offers three units with full kitchen facilities, a separate bedroom, bathroom and an extra bed/beds in the lounge. The cheapest options, however, are their guesthouse rooms in the main building – either ensuite or shared bathrooms – with communal facilities. Enjoy a homely and social feel at this budget accommodation in Niue. See more budget options in town in 10 Best Budget Accommodations in Alofi.

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4. Lialagi Dorm and Units

One of the very few accommodations on the east coast of the island, Lialagi Dorm and Units was once an abandoned school, lovingly restored to now contain ultra-affordable dorm rooms downstairs and two private accommodation units upstairs, especially for families and large groups! Both of the upstairs units have a queen-sized bed and a single bed with a fridge, tea/coffee-making facilities and a private bathroom, while downstairs has communal kitchen facilities, a bathroom block and a spacious lounge. Additional mattresses and bedding can be supplied to fill up the floor of the communal hall, so there’s no group size too big! Find this accommodation in the village of Lakepa. See more accommodations like this in the 10 Best Family Accommodations in Niue.

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5. Aleki Guesthouse

Aleki Guesthouse provides reasonably-priced accommodation for couples, groups and families at their accommodation in Avatele. The drawcard to these accommodations is not just the modern studios and multi-bedroom units, but the rental car that’s included in already affordable rates! Couples have the option of the studio with a small kitchenette (microwave, kettle, toaster and fridge), bathroom and shared verandah and kitchen, as well as the “Red House” just down the road with an open-plan living area, kitchenette, bathroom and deck. The one and two-bedroom units are a little more spacious and provide sleeping arrangements for up to three or four guests. See more stays with vehicles available in the 5 Accommodations in Niue with Car Rental.

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6. Damiana’s Holiday Motel

Another excellent option in Avatele, Damiana’s Holiday Motel offers affordable refurbished one-bedroom units with two extra beds in the living area. Your stay includes laundry facilities and paid WiFi. Kitchen facilities include a gas stove, mini-oven, fridge and kettle. Outside you have plenty of grassy areas to relax, as well as your own private verandah with camping chairs. Check out more motel-style stays in the 5 Best Motels in Niue.

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7. Yolos Accommodation

Yolos holiday home on the edge of Alofi North provides an irresistible out-of-town retreat suitable for those on a budget. This two-bedroom cottage with relatively modern furnishings has a roomy kitchen for self-catering, as well as a fun breakfast bar looking out into the tropical garden. The former family home has a spacious garden, a room with a double bed and a room with two singles, making it a top choice for families. It’s a 10-minute walk into town, so we recommend hiring bikes or a car if staying here – see Should You Rent a Car or a Bicycle in Niue?

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8. Vinnie’s Guesthouse

A three-bedroom guesthouse located in Alofi South, Vinnie’s Guesthouse provides an alternative holiday home stay in a homely abode renovated in 2014. The accommodation is located next to Clayton’s Bar and a short stroll from a convenience store and Pacific Way Bar should you want to join the locals for bingo! Either way, it’s certainly a quiet end of town should you want to be close enough for convenience but far enough for tranquillity. For more information on the various areas of Alofi, take a look at Where to Stay in Alofi.

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9. Aliutu Guesthouse

A well-priced holiday home awaits in Alofi at the Aliutu Guesthouse. Situated close to all the essential amenities of town, the holiday home has two bedrooms with a double bed, as well as a day bed sleeping up to five guests. The accommodation also offers airport transfers. The tidy home with snazzy furnishings also has kitchen facilities for self-catering. See more self-catering stays in our 10 Best Self-Catering Accommodations in Niue.

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10. Kaliki Lodge

A large holiday home, reinforcing the “lodge” feel with its timber-lined interiors, Kaliki Lodge is located in one of the smallest villages on the island, Namukulu. This three-bedroom holiday home sleeps up to a whopping nine guests with everything you need for a home-away-from-home experience including a kitchen, lounge, barbecue, laundry machine, bathroom and more. Additionally, you’ll have expansive private lawns to enjoy with a lookout on the cliffs to watch the sunset and spot whales and dolphins. See more accommodations like this in the 10 Best Holiday Homes in Niue.

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[CLOSED] Kumar Enterprise / Guest House

The first of many guest houses that will help keep the costs down in Niue, Kumar Enterprise is one of the closest accommodations to the airport, located in Huihui. It’s also conveniently near the Swanson Supermarket complex should you need to stock up on supplies or have a cheeky cocktail at All Relativf. Anyway, the accommodation has a small selection of private single rooms and double rooms with shared bathrooms, as well as a double room with an ensuite. The modern and tidy guest house provides an affordable stay for couples and solo travellers, with features including free WiFi, a communal kitchen and lounge, a spacious garden and its very own bowling alley!

[CLOSED] Turtle Lodge

Stay in the quiet (except for chickens) village of Makefu, close to top attractions like the Avaiki and Palaha Cave, at the Turtle Lodge. The contemporary guest house-style accommodation features private rooms with a double bed, a single bed and a balcony. Guests have access to a shared lounge, garden, terrace and a modern kitchen with a dishwasher and oven. There are laundry machines, fans to keep you cool, towels for guests and more.

[CLOSED] Lilinya’s (Lili’s) Guest House

Last, but certainly not least, couples seeking their own space should consider these free-standing self-contained units in Alofi. Lilinya’s Guest House is made up of small units with kitchen facilities, a bathroom, one queen bed, a single bed and a private deck with a table and chairs. Although super close to town, the units are nestled in tropical trees where fruit grows – ideal for breakfast!

More About Budget Accommodations in Niue

That’s it for the best budget accommodations in Niue. For more cheap accommodations in Niue, as well as advice on how to have a buck, check out the following:

Finally, see how these stays compare to The 30 Best Accommodations in Niue.


Robin C.

This article was reviewed and published by Robin, the co-founder of Niue Pocket Guide. He has lived, worked and travelled across 16 different countries before settling in the South Pacific, so he knows a thing or two about planning the perfect trip in this corner of the world. He is also consulting regularly with Niue Tourism to ensure content accuracy. Robin is also the co-founder of several other South Pacific travel guides and is a regular host of webinars with the South Pacific Tourism Organisation.

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