The 30 Best Accommodations in Niue
The 30 Best Accommodations in Niue

The 27 Best Accommodations in Niue 🌴 [2023]


Find the Perfect Niue Accommodation

If holidaying in one of the world’s smallest countries wasn’t enough, the accommodations in Niue only enhance the tranquillity. There’s only one resort in this South Pacific paradise, while the rest of the island’s accommodations are made up of boutique cottage complexes, ultra-affordable guesthouses and holiday homes. Make sure you don’t miss the best stays in Niue by having a scroll through this ultimate list: the 30 very best accommodations in Niue.

Before we jump into it, get even more trip-planning advice by bookmarking The Complete Travel Guide to Niue and the 30 Tips for Travelling in Niue.

1. Scenic Matavai Resort

Looking for an effortless stay in Niue? Check out Niue’s one and only full-service resort. Unwind at the four-star Scenic Matavai Resort with its two outdoor pools with a swim-up pool bar, nightly entertainment, an on-site restaurant, and 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 at Namukulu Cottages with options to sleep two to six people, private kitchens, decks with a barbecue, bathrooms, lounges and dining areas all included. Other perks include the on-site swimming pool, bike and e-bike hire, 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 Accommodations in Niue.

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3. Lau’s Getaway

One of the most luxurious offerings in Niue, this adults-only retreat features two split-level villas elevated on a clifftop. The villas of Lau’s Getaway boasts 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 and a bottle of wine on arrival. Find this accommodation in the village of Avatele. See more like this in the 10 Best Luxury Accommodations in Niue.

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4. 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 5 Fabulous Villas in Niue for Your Next Island Getaway.

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5. Turtle Lodge

For travellers on a budget, check out this well-presented guesthouse in Makefu, nearby attractions like the Avaiki and Palaha Caves. At Turtle Lodge, 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 accommodations like this in the 10 Best Budget Accommodations in Niue.

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6. Breeze

Particularly suited to couples looking for somewhere special, Breeze offers attractive open-plan cottages on the clifftops of Avatele. Each cottage contains 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 stays like this in the 10 Best Wedding & Honeymoon Accommodations in Niue.

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7. Taloa Heights

Perched on a hill at the back of Alofi, Toloa Heights boasts an unbeatably convenient location. Combine that with one of their seven attractive studio-style apartments elevated among coral rock gardens and you have a perfect piece of paradise! The modern studios are timber-lined complete with modern furnishings and include a small kitchen and an ensuite bathroom. You’ll also have access to a lagoon-style swimming pool. There are one and two-bedroom apartments available. We also list this accommodation in our 10 Best Accommodations in Alofi.

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8. Scenic Matavai Apartments & Villa

Located about 1.5km (one mile) away from the Scenic Matavai Resort, the Scenic Matavai Apartments & Villa is a separate complex, yet offers guests all of the facilities of the nearby resort. These modern self-contained apartments include a kitchenette and an ensuite in a timber-lined studio apartment, which can also be interconnected to suit groups or families. There is also a three-bedroom villa available should you want a real home-away-from-home experience. Facilities at the complex include an outdoor swimming pool and a guest barbecue.

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9. 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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10. 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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11. Petite Hatava

It’s in the name! Petite Hatava consists of only two self-contained units, which are pretty petite in themselves yet still comfortable and quiet outside of Alofi town. Watch the sunset from your private verandah, then retreat to your stylishly furnished self-contained unit with a full kitchen and separate bedroom and bathroom. See more stays like this in the 10 Best Boutique Accommodations in Niue.

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12. Nanas Ocean View Chalet

Embrace the ocean views as you open the front door of Nanas Ocean View Chalet. The one-bedroom holiday home is an idyllic getaway for couples or solo travellers, offering basic self-catering facilities if needed but the town with its restaurants is just a short drive away. More importantly, some of the island’s top swimming spots are in close proximity. See more stays with snorkelling spots in the 10 Places to Stay in Niue Near Snorkelling & Swimming Spots.

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13. NIC’s Bungalows

A couple of bungalows are on offer at NIC’s Bungalows in Tamakautoga. Aside from a bungalow with three single beds, a kitchen, lounge area and a private balcony, NIC’s Bungalows offers meet and greet on arrival, the car rental included in the rate, a breakfast starter pack, Sky TV, laundry facilities, and free WiFi. See more properties with free internet in the 10 Accommodations in Niue with Free WiFi.

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14. Yolos Accommodation

Yolos has two accommodations on the island of Niue, one of which is this holiday home on the edge of Alofi. 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 is staying here. Also, check out their accommodation in Avatele, with more details in the 5 Best Accommodations in Avatele.

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15. Lilinya’s Guest House

Affordable and private, Lilinya’s Guest House is a small selection of self-contained studios with a double and single bed. While relatively compact, there’s enough space for a solo traveller, couples, and squeezing in families of three. Units have a kitchen, bathroom and dining area, as well as space to stretch your legs on your own outside deck. Plus, you’re only 200m/yards walk from Alofi town!

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16. Anaiki Motel

Find this motel on the cliffs of Makefu, close to highlights like the Avaiki and Palaha Caves. The Anaiki Motel has only four guest rooms with self-catering facilities, a queen bed in a separate room, and a sofa bed in the living area. The drawcard to this property is not only the tranquil setting but the unique cliff-edge deck where you can watch some of the most stunning sunsets on the island. See more accommodations like this in the 5 Best Motels in Niue.

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17. 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 guesthouse with double, triple and family rooms available. The basic guesthouse 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. See more options like this in the 9 Best Budget Accommodations in Alofi.

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18. Kumar Enterprise / Guest House

For an affordable stay conveniently between Alofi, the Swanson shopping complex and Alofi Airport, consider 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 guesthouse has a contemporary communal kitchen, lounge and dining area, as well as a spacious garden with its own bowling alley. See more ideal stays for cooking your own meals in the 10 Best Self-Catering Accommodations in Niue.

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19. Peleni’s Guesthouse

You can hardly get more central than Peleni’s Guesthouse, a former family home turned guesthouse for budget travellers. The long-established accommodation has three tidy guest rooms consisting of two double rooms and one triple/family room. Each room has an ensuite, as well as insect-screened windows. Facilities include communal access to a kitchen, dining and lounge area, as well as laundry machines. Free WiFi, portacots, solar-heated water and special rates with Heahea Rentals are other perks of staying here!

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20. Kololi’s Motel

Affordable guesthouse rooms and motel units are on offer at Kololi’s Motel. The guesthouse rooms have a choice with or without an ensuite where guests share a kitchen, bathrooms and more. Alternatively, stay in one of the self-contained units with a shower room and a full kitchen and sleep either up to three or four guests. All rooms have insect-screened windows and ceiling fans, while all guests can enjoy the extensive lawns.

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21. Lalopine Rockhouse

Stay where the locals are in the quaint village of Hakupu in the Lalopine Rockhouse. This stone-constructed villa features two bedrooms with luxurious furnishings and modern interiors. The house can sleep up to five guests across two queen beds and a single bed or choose one queen bed and two single beds. Guests have access to WiFi and Sky TV, as well as a kitchen to make their own meals in this remote location near attractions like the Anapala Chasm and Huvalu Forest Conservation Area.

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22. Aliutu Guesthouse

An affordable stay for families or couples seeking their own space, Aliutu Guesthouse is located in the south of Alofi town, just a short walk from all the town shops and services. Car rental is also offered should you want an easy option to explore the rest of the island! The holiday home has two double rooms and a single bed for sleeping up to five guests. Other amenities include laundry facilities, a separate shower and bathroom and a kitchen. Airport transfers are available, as well as complimentary seasonal fruit. See more accommodations with their own car rentals in the 6 Accommodations in Niue with Car Rental.

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23. Aleki Guesthouse

Just a short walk from Avatele Beach, Aleki Guesthouse is well worth considering for your stay in Niue. Choose from a self-contained two-bedroom or one-bedroom unit, a studio or the “Red House” for two. Each space has its own kitchenette, toilet and shower room and a large sheltered deck. The main drawcard, aside from the affordable rates, is that a rental car is included in your stay!

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24.  Lanutahi Fales

Another option in Tamakautoga village is the Lanutahi Fales, two spacious one-bedroom holiday homes, one for sleeping up to three guests and the other up to four. The modern and airy homes offer free WiFi, a breakfast starter pack, kitchen facilities, Sky TV, laundry facilities and fans to keep you cool.

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25. Damiana’s Motel

For an affordable stay in Avatele, check out Damiana’s Motel. There are two self-contained units available, each with one bedroom with a double bed and two single beds in the living area. You’ll have your own kitchen, complimentary bikes to use, as well as access to laundry facilities. Relax in the motel’s extensive lawns and walk down to Avatele Beach just three minutes away. We also recommend this accommodation in the 5 Accommodations in Niue with Bike Hire.

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26. Taoke Fales

Stay on the “alternative” side of the island, on the wild east coast of Niue with Taoke Fales. Based in the village of Lakepa, Taoke Fales offers three bungalows nestled in a beautiful coconut grove. It’s the ideal place to stargaze away from civilisation and have close access to the ocean via nearby sea tracks. The bungalows have kitchenette facilities, as well as a barbecue.

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27. Lialagi Units

Not only is the Lialagi Units on the less-visited east coast of the island, but they are unique in that they are units renovated from the village’s old school building. The Lialagi Units provide a very affordable place to stay on the island, with rooms containing a queen bed, a single bed, while extra mattresses can be added at no extra charge. Find this accommodation in the village of Lakepa.

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[CLOSED] The Restoration Reef

An ideal couples’ retreat, The Restoration Reef sits perched on a clifftop in Alofi South, close enough for convenience yet far enough away from the town’s activity. The studio-style apartment has a complete kitchen, along with all the essential furnishings and a double bed facing the ocean. One of the highlights of the property is the private cliff-top boardwalk leading to a private deck.

[CLOSED] Teresa’s Guesthouse

Another guesthouse with an ultra-convenient location, Teresa’s Guesthouse is located at the south end of Alofi opposite the Opaahi Sea Track, near Alofi Rentals and the Kaiika Restaurant. The guesthouse is a four-bedroom house with a triple, twin, double and single room. The guesthouse has a kitchen and laundry facilities, while ocean views are also a feature.

[CLOSED] Bella’s Guesthouse

More of Niue’s best guesthouses, also listed in the 10 Best Guesthouses in Niue, Bella’s Guesthouse is located in Alofi and is just a short stroll from the town centre. Stay in one of the three guest rooms available, whether it’s a double or a twin room, and make use of the communal facilities that, understandably due to their tiny size, never feel crowded.

More About the Best Accommodations in Niue

That’s it for the best accommodations in Niue but if you’re still undecided, check out these lists:

Finally, once you have found a place to stay, plan your Niue bucket list with the 101 Things to Do in Niue: The Ultimate List.


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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