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Where to Find the Best Lodge Accommodation in Niue

In the accommodation world, accommodations like “lodge” can tell you pretty much nothing about a property. It just sounds nice. In Niue, lodges generally describe larger-than-average homes that are either hired out as holiday homes or are guesthouses split into separate guest rooms with communal facilities. Either way, we’ll share with you a few examples of the lodges in Niue in the list below.

For a complete list of accommodation in Niue, see Where to Stay in Niue and The 27 Best Accommodations in 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. Tuaga Lodge

The new kid on the block, Tuaga Lodge is a boutique lodge with three attached units: two self-contained studios and a two-bedroom unit in between. The contemporary accommodation in the heart of Alofi boasts well-equipped open-plan kitchens, ensuite bathrooms and tasteful Niuean-inspired decor. There’s a communal laundry room, as well as barbecues and a wraparound deck to enjoy the evening sun. Guests are treated to complimentary snorkelling gear, as well as irresistible activity packages with your hosts who also operate fishing charters, snorkelling and whale swimming tours. This one also ranks in the 5 Best Motels in Niue.

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2. Kaliki Lodge

Your next lodge on the list is a large holiday home, reinforcing the “lodge” feel with its timber-lined interiors. Stay in one of the smallest villages on the island, Namukulu, in this three-bedroom holiday home sleeping up to a whopping nine guests. Everything you need for a home-away-from-home experience is here with 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 stays like this in the 10 Best Holiday Homes in Niue.

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3. Lalopine Rockhouse

Another lodge-style holiday home to consider is the Lalopine Rockhouse in the village of Hakupu. Stay on the lesser-visited side of Niue, the east coast, in this uniquely constructed limestone villa with discounted car rental included in the rates. The holiday home has two bedrooms sleeping up to five guests; or just hire a room and make use of the communal facilities, of which there is a full kitchen, laundry facilities, WiFi, a verandah and more to make your temporary home in Niue a comfortable one. See more accommodation with car rentals included in the 6 Accommodations in Niue with Car Rental.

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4. Anakule

A modern build on the outskirts of Alofi, Anakule can either be hired out as a holiday home or just book yourself into one of the two guest rooms of the home, each with a private ensuite and walk-in wardrobe. The stylishly furnished lodge with a verandah features an expansive contemporary kitchen, lounge and dining area with light and airy decor to give you relief from the hot Niue sun. See more accommodations like this in the 6 Best Airbnb Stays in Niue.

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5. Anaiki Motel

It’s hard to beat the location of the Anaiki Motel, perched on the clifftops with direct access to the Avaiki Cave below. Take in the stunning sea views from the accommodation’s clifftop deck, have a swim in the outdoor pool, and then retreat to your self-contained motel unit, of which there are just four at this boutique accommodation. Couples will find the one-bedroom motel rooms spacious enough, while families can make use of the sofabed for the kids. Each unit has kitchen facilities, including a fridge, microwave, cooktop, mini-stove and small appliances. Airport transfers are also available. See more accommodations like this in the 10 Best Family Accommodations in Niue.

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6. Aleki Guesthouse

A series of affordable units with tempting car rental packages, Aleki Guesthouse offers a self-contained stay in Avatele. Stay in a studio, one-bedroom or two-bedroom unit with the basic essentials. The kitchenette has a fridge, microwave, toaster and kettle, while a rental car is also included in your stay. There is also the “Red House” located away from the main complex which provides another option for couples. Aleki Guesthouse is just a three-minute walk from Avatele Beach, ideal for snorkelling at low to mid tide. See more accommodations like this in the 10 Best Guesthouses & B&Bs in Niue.

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7. Damiana’s Holiday Motel

Another one in Avatele, stay in one of the two affordable self-catering units of Damiana’s Holiday Motel. Both units have one bedroom and two single beds in the living area, making for a comfortable stay for couples to families of four on a budget. Make use of the cooking facilities available, including a fridge, freezer, microwave and oven, as well as other useful essentials like a washing machine. There’s a separate bathroom with a toilet and shower, as well as your own deck with outdoor furniture. Spend some time outside in the large gardens leading out to the village’s main green.

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8. Kololi’s Motel (Guesthouse)

Take your pick: one of the guest rooms in the main guesthouse or your own space in one of the self-contained units. Either way, you’ll be staying in an easy location in Alofi. Kololi’s Motel’s (or Kololi’s Guesthouse) ultra-affordable guesthouse rooms consist of double, twin and triple rooms with shared bathroom facilities, as well as an ensuite room sleeping up to four guests. You’ll have access to a kitchen, barbecue and cosy lounge to relax in. As for the self-contained units, you’ll have your own cooking facilities in a basic but private space.

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9. Heleni Jessop’s Fatahega

If travelling to Niue on a budget, make sure to check out Heleni Jessop’s Fatahega. Not only is this guesthouse super affordable, but the hosts are extremely friendly. The guesthouse is conveniently located just a short walk from Alofi town centre nearby all the services you could need, while the house itself has communal kitchen and bathroom facilities. It doesn’t pretend to be flashy but just provides everything the budget traveller may need while staying in one of their double, triple or family rooms.

Check Heleni Jessop’s Fatahega out:

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10. Peleni’s Guesthouse

A well-presented accommodation in Alofi, Peleni’s Guesthouse can either be hired out by the guest room for a very reasonable price or hire the entire house. There are three guest rooms – two double rooms and a triple room – while guests will also have access to a kitchen, lounge and dining area. Each room also has its own ensuite bathroom. Facilities include free WiFi, laundry machines, portacots and special rates with their sister rental car company, Heahea Rentals, which you can learn more about in The 7 Best Car Rentals in Niue.

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[CLOSED] Turtle Lodge

Topping this list simply because it has “lodge” in the name, Turtle Lodge is a boutique guest house accommodation with a couple of double rooms and two larger triple rooms to stay in. Located in the quiet village of Makefu, Turtle Lodge is a modern guest house with plenty of space for guests between the spacious lounge, kitchen and lawn area. It’s already one of the most affordable accommodations on the island, but combined with the free airport transfers and free use of facilities such as laundry machines, it proves to be one of the best value too. See more accommodation like this in the 10 Best Budget Accommodation in Niue.

[CLOSED] Kumar Enterprise / Guest House

Best described as a boutique lodge, Kumar Enterprise / Guest House is a three-bedroom home conveniently located between Alofi, the Swanson Shopping Complex, and the airport. The accommodation has three guest rooms to choose from, one with an ensuite and the rest with a shared bathroom. The home features contemporary decor and furnishings, as well as a large lawn and bowling area. There is free WiFi and free airport transfers included.

More About Lodges in Niue

That’s it for the best lodges in Niue. If you’re looking for a certain style, take a look at these accommodation listings:

Finally, check out The 30 Best Accommodations in Niue so you can see how these stays compare.


Laura S.

This article was reviewed and published by Laura, editor in chief and co-founder of Niue Pocket Guide. Since arriving solo in the South Pacific over 10 years ago with nothing but a backpack and a background in journalism, her mission has been to show the world how easy (and awesome) it is to explore a paradise such as Niue. She knows the island inside-out and loves sharing tips on how best to experience Niue’s must-dos and hidden gems. Laura is also editor of several other South Pacific travel guides.

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