Find the Perfect Accommodation in Niue
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.
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. 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, located in the village of Tamakautoga.
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- Scenic Matavai Resort on Booking.com
- Scenic Matavai Resort on Expedia
- Scenic Matavai Resort on Trip.com
2. 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 boast 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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3. Tuaga Lodge
Tuaga Lodge is a contemporary boutique lodge with three attached units: two self-contained studios and a two-bedroom unit in between ideal for families. 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 and some family time. 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 10 Best Boutique Accommodations in Niue.
4. 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, 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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5. 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 and tranquil coconut grove. It’s the ideal place to stargaze away from civilisation and has close access to the ocean via nearby sea tracks. The bungalows have very well-kept kitchenette facilities with some breakfast-adjacent supplies to get you started, as well as a barbecue on the wraparound deck. Laundry facilities are also available onsite. See more self-contained stays in the 10 Best Self-Catering Accommodations in Niue.
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, a lounge, a breakfast bar and a super spacious tiled bathroom with a walk-in shower. Keep cool with the solar air-conditioning and stay connected with the 10 Gb of free WiFi. Getting around is made easy with the free airport transfers, 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 Most Romantic Honeymoon Accommodations in Niue.
7. Scenic Matavai Apartments & Villa
Located about 1.5 km (1 mi) 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.
Check Scenic Matavai Apartments & Villa out:
- Scenic Matavai Apartments & Villa on Booking.com
- Scenic Matavai Apartments & Villa on Expedia
- Scenic Matavai Apartments & Villa on Trip.com
8. 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 unit, one-bedroom unit or studio. Each space has its own kitchenette, toilet and shower room and a large sheltered deck with a communal kitchen. The main drawcard, aside from the affordable rates, is that a rental car is practically included in your stay (just a few bucks more per night)! See more accommodations with cars included in the 6 Accommodations in Niue with Car Rental.
9. Anaiki Motel
Find this motel on the cliffs of Makefu, close to highlights like the Avaiki and Palaha Caves. The boutique 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 being able to have access to swimming holes within 30 minutes of landing in Niue (if the tide is right) 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.
10. 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 main town’s activity. The studio-style apartment has a complete if not humble kitchen and an ensuite along with all the essential furnishings and a double bed facing the ocean through floor-to-ceiling windows. The views spill out onto the private patio nestled in tropical bush, providing a dreamy location for a morning coffee. See more stays with unique features in the 7 Most Unique Accommodations in Niue.
11. Mahofi Cottage
Conveniently close to the town centre yet nestled away in its own fruit-garden paradise, Mahofi Cottage is a two-bedroom holiday home that’s a top choice in Alofi. Each bedroom has a double bed, while the lounge and kitchen provide a social open-plan layout, ideal for a couple or two couples travelling together. There’s a shady verandah where you’ll also find your laundry machine, while your friendly host can meet you at the airport on arrival and lives in the house just behind if you need any assistance. See more private spaces in the 10 Best Holiday Homes in Niue.
12. 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 options near Alofi in the 10 Best Hotels & Places to Stay in Alofi.
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13. 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 – which you can get to with the car rental provided (be sure to enquire). 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.
14. NIC’s Bungalows
A couple of bungalows are on offer at NIC’s Bungalows in the quiet village of Tamakautoga. A worthy option for a couple or a couple of couples travelling together, NIC’s Bungalows feature a double/twin bed each, an open-plan kitchen and lounge and a private balcony. Other tempting inclusions are a meet-and-greet at the airport on arrival, a 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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15. Yolos Accommodation
Located in Alofi North, Yolos Accommodation is a two-bedroom bungalow that is modernly decorated and furnished with delightful touches, like a kitchen breakfast bar looking out into your private tropical garden. Guests can make use of the fully-equipped kitchen with an oven where supplies can be picked up from town, just a five to 10-minute walk away. Also close by are three sea tracks and swimming holes, while downtime at the holiday home can be spent relaxing and making use of the free WiFi! Check out more irresistible holiday homes near the capital in the 10 Best Holiday Homes in Alofi.
16. Heleni Jessop’s Fatahega
Backpackers and budget travellers will find a warm and welcoming 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 10 Best Budget Accommodations in Niue.
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17. 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 a laundry machine. Free WiFi, portacots, solar-heated water and special rates with Heahea Rentals are other perks of staying here! Check out more guesthouse stays in the 10 Best Guesthouses & B&Bs in Niue.
18. Kololi’s Motel (Guesthouse)
Affordable guesthouse rooms and separate self-contained units are on offer at Kololi’s Motel (also known as Kololi’s Guesthouse). The guesthouse rooms have a choice with or without an ensuite where guests share a kitchen, bathrooms and a homely lounge area. 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. See more stays for backpackers and travellers on a budget in the 5 Best Backpacker Accommodations in Niue.
19. 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 – or ask about separate room rates for a cheaper stay for solo travellers and couples! Guests have access to WiFi and Sky TV, discounted car rentals with Niue Rentals, 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.
20. Lialagi Dorm and Units
Not only are the Lialagi Dorm and 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! Lialagi Dorm and Units provide a very affordable place to stay on the island for families and large groups. Upstairs rooms contain a queen bed and a private balcony, while downstairs is your kitchen, bathrooms, dorm and extra mattresses for groups of up to 40! Find this accommodation in the village of Lakepa.
21. Damiana’s Holiday Motel
For an affordable stay in Avatele, check out Damiana’s Holiday 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, as well as access to laundry facilities. Relax in the motel’s extensive lawns and walk down to Avatele Beach just three minutes away. For more stays nearby, check out the 5 Best Resorts & Places to Stay in Avatele.
22. 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 Hotels & Places to Stay in Alofi.
Get this large modernly decorated holiday home all to yourself! Anakule is a two-bedroom holiday home in Alofi North, close enough to the town for convenience but far enough away for some peace and quiet (apart from chickens, which you can hardly escape in Niue). Each double guest room has an ensuite bathroom, as well as a walk-in wardrobe for added luxury. Guests will want to make the most of the spacious modern kitchen with an open-plan design spilling into the lounge and dining area. Anakule is suitable for couples travelling together, as well as families of four or five – an additional single bed can be organised on request.
24. Lolani’s Retreat
A two-bedroom cottage in the peaceful village of Makefu, Lolani’s Retreat provides a home-away-from-home experience with a few added conveniences. Make use of the free airport transfers and amenities such as a modern kitchen and laundry facilities. Relax on your private deck which wraps around the majority of the house yet is nestled in coral gardens. What’s more, enjoy the proximity to the west coast’s sea tracks and swimming holes. See more private stays like this in the 10 Best Villas in Niue.
25. Luta Aliutu
Feel right at home at the modern holiday home guesthouse of Luta Aliutu. Set in lush gardens nearby the airport, and with airport transfers included in the price, you’ll be in holiday mode soon after landing. Cool off in the small outdoor pool and kick back in your two-bedroom abode with a very comfortable open-plan living room, kitchen and dining area with light refreshments provided on arrival. Supplies are easy to get from the Swanson Complex just across the road. See more stays with an easy arrival transition in the 10 Accommodations in Niue That Offer Airport Transfers.
26. 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 Self-Catering Accommodations in Alofi.
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27. 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.
28. Joema Place
A super central holiday home/guesthouse in Alofi (we’re talking next to the Niue Market!), Joema Place is a guesthouse offering bookings per room or bookings for the entire house. The modernly renovated family has three guest rooms and sleeps up to seven guests across two single beds and two queen-sized beds. The guesthouse also has a spacious garden, a living area with air-conditioning, free WiFi (with unlimited data) and discounted vehicle rentals with Niue Rentals. For more stays with free internet, check out 10 Accommodations in Niue with Free WiFi.
29. Kaliki Lodge
A large family or two families travelling together will find ample space at Kaliki Lodge in Namukulu. This three-bedroom home features attractive timber interiors with one queen bedroom, a double room, a room with a double and a bunk, and a trundler bed should you need to fit any more in. The lodge has an all-weather deck with furniture, as well as spacious gardens and a walkway to a whale-watching lookout. See more of the 8 Accommodations You Can Watch Whales from in Niue.
30. Vinnie’s Guesthouse
Finally, a three-bedroom guesthouse located in Alofi South, Vinnie’s Guesthouse provides an alternative 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.
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:
- 10 Best Hotels & Resorts in Niue
- 5 Accommodations in Niue with a Swimming Pool
- Where to Stay in Niue
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.