Where to Stay in Niue
Great! You’ve found our accommodation article for Niue, probably because you searched for “hotels in Niue” or “resorts in Niue”. But let’s get one thing straight… Niue is not your South Pacific getaway bustling with hotels and resorts. In fact, there’s only one resort on the whole island, while the rest of the accommodation options are made up of holiday homes, guest houses and boutique cottage complexes. It makes for an alternative way to experience the South Pacific in utterly peaceful surroundings (except for the chickens, which you’ll learn to love by the end of your stay). So let us guide you through some of the top stays in Niue!
Plus, why not plan the rest of your trip with The Complete Guide to Niue.
1. Scenic Matavai Resort
Niue’s one and only full-service resort makes your stay in Niue effortless. After a day of exploring, retreat to this four-star resort with two outdoor pools with a swim-up pool bar, nightly entertainment, an on-site restaurant and rooms with magnificent ocean views. There’s something for everyone in the modern hotel-style guest rooms with an ensuite, private patio/balcony and interconnecting rooms for families. The resort is a convenient 10-minute drive from Alofi.
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2. Namukulu Cottages
Five private self-contained cottages await at this attractive complex nestled in tropical gardens with panoramic ocean views. All the essentials are here in these cottages with options to sleep two to six people, with private kitchens, decks with a barbecue, bathrooms, lounges and dining areas all included. Other perks of staying in this accommodation based in Namukulu include the on-site swimming pool, free WiFi, plane-day pizza nights, freshly-baked bread each day, and proximity to top snorkelling spots and sea tracks. We also list this accommodation in the 10 Best Family Accommodation in Niue.
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3. Turtle Lodge
For travellers on a budget, check out this well-presented guest house in Makefu, nearby attractions like the Avaiki and Palaha Cave. Stay in one of the affordable yet well-appointed double and triple rooms, where you’ll have access to a modern communal kitchen, lounge, garden and bathrooms. Other facilities include free airport transfers and laundry machines. See more accommodation like this in the 10 Best Budget Accommodation in Niue.
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4. Lau’s Getaway
One of the most luxurious offerings in Niue, this adult-only retreat features two split-level villas elevated on a clifftop. The villas of Lau’s Getaway feature two balconies, one with a freestanding bathtub to enjoy the ocean views in style. Sleep in a super king-sized bed, refresh in your double-head shower and spruce up your own meals with the full kitchen facilities. Complimentary airport transfers are offered, as well as a breakfast hamper on arrival and a bottle of wine. Find this accommodation in the village of Avatele. See more like this in the 10 Best Luxury Accommodation in Niue.
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5. Clifftop Fale
Families and couples looking for a premium location without paying the premium price will find it at the Clifftop Fale. This one-bedroom cottage sleeping up to four people consists of a master bedroom and has two single beds in the open-plan lounge and kitchen. Dine on your wraparound deck surrounded by tropical gardens and enjoy private access to a lookout and a reef for snorkelling and swimming. Find this accommodation in Namukulu.
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6. Matapa Guest House
Conveniently located by the Matapa Chasm and Talava Arches sea tracks, the Matapa Guest House provides a private tranquil retreat in the north of Niue. Stay in a two-bedroom cottage with two double beds, an open-plan lounge, kitchen, dining area and outside deck. Guests receive free WiFi, as well as the option to do cultural tours with the host. Check out more accommodations like this in the 10 Best Holiday Homes in Niue.
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7. Kumar Enterprise / Guest House
For an affordable stay conveniently between Alofi, the Swanson shopping complex and the airport, considering Kumar Enterprise / Guest House. It offers some of the best-value accommodation on the island for solo travellers, as well as affordable rooms for couples. Rooms have either an ensuite or a shared bathroom, as well as free WiFi. The tidy guest house has a contemporary communal kitchen, lounge and dining area, as well as a spacious garden with its own bowling alley.
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8. Stone Villas
Stone Villas makes your stay in Niue all too easy, being located just a short walk from Alofi town. Stay in one of two attractive villas made from Niuean limestone. Each villa sleeps up to three guests and includes a small kitchen, lounge furniture with a TV, elegant dining furniture and a private verandah. There’s also a separate bathroom with a walk-in shower. Your stay at the Stone Villas also includes free airport transfers, a local phone, car rental, laundry facilities and more. See more like this in the 10 Best Hotels in Alofi.
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9. Heleni Jessop’s Fatahega
Backpackers and budget travellers will find a warm and welcome stay at Heleni Jessop’s Fatahega in Alofi. Stay close to all the town centre conveniences at this affordable guest house with double, triple and family rooms available. The basic guest house has a communal kitchen, lounge and dining area with a friendly atmosphere. Only the Suite has an ensuite bathroom, while other rooms have shared bathroom facilities.
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Finally, couples looking for somewhere special, take a look at the colourful oceanfront cottages of Breeze. These attractive open-plan cottages contain a king-sized bed, a kitchen, lounge, breakfast bar and a tiled bathroom with a walk-in shower. Keep cool with the solar air-conditioning and stay connected with the 7Gb of free WiFi. Getting around is made easy with the free airport transfers and bikes included, while it’s always easy to embrace nature being surrounded by coral gardens and having access to the accommodation’s private whale-watching deck. See more accommodation like this in the 10 Best Wedding & Honeymoon Accommodation in Niue.