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5 Best Motels in Niue

5 Best Motels in Niue [2024]

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Motel-Style Accommodations in Niue

Looking for a self-contained unit in Niue that’s also affordable? There is a small selection of motels that are worth considering. From motels in Alofi town, which are close to essential shops and services, to motels in quiet villages near stunning snorkelling spots, you’ll find Niue’s motels a little bit everywhere on the island. Check out some of the accommodations we recommend in this list of motels in Niue.

For more types of budget stays, take a look at the 10 Best Budget 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. 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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2. Aleki Guesthouse

While it doesn’t have “motel” in the name, Aleki Guesthouse offers motel-style self-contained units that any frequent motel user will find familiar. 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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3. Damiana’s Holiday Motel

Stay in one of the two affordable motel units of Damiana’s Holiday Motel in Avatele. 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 self-catering 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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4. Kololi’s Motel (Guesthouse)

Keep things simple and affordable at Kololi’s Motel in Alofi. While there is a main guesthouse, Kololi’s Motel (also known as Kololi’s Guesthouse) also offers one-bedroom and two-bedroom units, each with separate bedrooms and bathrooms, as well as a kitchen and an adjoining lounge. Units sleep three to four guests and also have their own private patio to enjoy. There is also a communal barbecue available. See more like this in the 5 Best Budget Accommodations in Alofi.

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5. Tuaga Lodge

Another one with a familiar concept for motel fans, Tuaga Lodge is a boutique accommodation 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 Lodges in Niue.

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More About Motels in Niue

That’s it for the best motels in Niue. For more advice on finding the perfect accommodation, take a look at the following:

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


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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