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Where to Stay in Alofi: The BEST Accommodations in Alofi [2023]© NiuePocketGuide.com
Where to Stay in Alofi: The BEST Accommodations in Alofi [2023]

Where to Stay in Alofi: The BEST Accommodations in Alofi [2024]

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Where is the Best Place to Stay in Alofi?

Alofi is the capital of Niue and a great base for exploring the island. Most of Niue’s accommodations are found in the town, consisting of guesthouses, self-contained bungalows and holiday homes. Here, we’re not just covering the best side or suburb to stay in Alofi, but we’re also listing the best Alofi accommodations in each area.

Whatever your vibe and whatever your budget, there are Alofi accommodations to suit. We cover all of Alofi’s accommodations, splitting them by location, as well as accommodation categories (guesthouses, budget, holiday homes, etc.) to help you choose the best place to stay in Alofi for you!

For more advice on visiting the capital, see The Complete Guide to Alofi.

The Top 10 Accommodations in Alofi

Before we dive into this complete guide on where to stay in Alofi, we thought you’d find it helpful for us to list our top 10 Alofi accommodations and where to find them.

  1. Tuaga Lodge – Halamahaga (Alofi Town)
  2. The Restoration Reef – Opaahi (Alofi Town)
  3. Mahofi Cottage – Alofi Town Centre (Alofi Town)
  4. Heleni Jessop’s Fatahega – Utuko (Alofi Town)
  5. Kololi’s Motel – Alofi Town Centre (Alofi Town)
  6. Yolos Accommodation – Houme (Alofi North)
  7. Anakule  – Houme (Alofi North)
  8. Stone Villas – Utuko (Alofi Town)
  9. Petite Hatava – Fualahi (Alofi South)
  10. Taloa Heights – Halamahaga (Alofi Town)

The list continues in the 15 Best Hotels & Places to Stay in Alofi.

Where to Stay in Alofi: The BEST Accommodations in Alofi [2023]© NiuePocketGuide.com

Alofi Accommodation in Alofi Town

Stay close to the action at the most central accommodations in Alofi. Although Alofi is technically split into two separate villages, Alofi North and Alofi South, they meet in the middle at Alofi’s town centre. The town centre is where you’ll find Alofi’s restaurants, Visitor Information Centre, the Niue Market and its shopping precinct the Alofi Commercial Centre.

More About Staying in Alofi Town

What’s Alofi Town good for? Shopping, market, dining, sea tracks, fishing charters and more.
What to do there? Niue Market, Alofi Commercial Centre, Opaahi Sea Track, Utuko Reef, Togalahi Sea Track, Alofi Wharf, Tomb Point, Ekalesia Church Alofi, weaving groups, Niue Vanilla Tours, Vilina Hair Salon, Fale Tau Taoga Niue Museum and more.
Where to eat? Crazy Uga Cafe, Kaiika, Vaiolama Cafe, Vanilla Cafe, Cafe Tavana, Crow’s Nest, Manuiz, Katuali Coffee House, Little Rock, Buk Buk Chicken, Jenna’s Restaurant and more. See The Best Places to Eat in Alofi for more details.

The Best Budget Guesthouses in Alofi Town

  • Heleni Jessop’s Fatahega – Guest rooms with shared facilities
  • Kololi’s Motel – Rooms with shared facilities plus self-contained units
  • Peleni’s Guesthouse – Ensuite rooms with shared facilities
  • Joema Place – Super central rooms with communal facilities.

For more details on some of these accommodations, check out the 6 Best Budget Accommodations in Alofi and 6 Best Guesthouses in Alofi.

The Best Holiday Homes in Alofi Town

  • The Restoration Reef – Self-contained studio with a view
  • Mahofi Cottage – Super central two-bedroom home
  • Aliutu Guesthouse – Affordable holiday home.

Check out the 10 Best Holiday Homes in Alofi for more details.

The Best Lodges and Villas in Alofi

  • Tuaga Lodge – Modern self-contained units
  • Stone Villas – Elegant villas nestled in forest
  • Taloa Heights – Studio and villas around a pool.

Check out the 15 Best Hotels & Places to Stay in Alofi for more details.

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Alofi Accommodation in Alofi North

Alofi stretches a further 2 km (1.2 mi) north of the town centre, encompassing the village of Alofi North. You’ll find the odd accommodation up this way, nearby some of Alofi’s most exciting sea tracks yet only a short cycle ride (or manageable walk) to town.

More About Staying in Alofi North

What’s Alofi North good for? Accessing some of the best Alofi sea tracks yet being away from the bustle of the main town.
What to do there? Omahi Sea Track, Togalupo Sea Track, Houme Sea Track, Vaila Cave and bike trails.

The Best Guesthouses in Alofi North

  • Anakule – Two modern ensuite rooms with a shared kitchen.

See the 10 Best Lodges in Niue to learn more.

The Best Holiday Homes in Alofi North

  • Yolos Accommodation – Two-bedroom home with free WiFi.

Check out the 10 Best Holiday Homes in Alofi for more details.

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Alofi Accommodation in Alofi South

Head south of Alofi town centre and the settlement stretched for some 3 km (1.9 mi) down the coast. There are not many accommodations in Alofi South, but those who stay here will find a tranquil retreat despite two of the town’s popular bars being located here.

More About Staying in Alofi South

What’s Alofi South good for? Sea tracks, children’s playground and bars with community events.
What to do there? Amanau Sea Track, Pacific Way Bar, Clayton’s Bar and pick up baked goods from Ilena’s Dairy/Bakery.

The Best Accommodation in Alofi South

  • Vinnie’s Guesthouse – Economy three-bedroom guesthouse.

See the 6 Best Guesthouses in Alofi to learn more.

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Alofi Accommodation in Fualahi

Although technically in Alofi South, Fualahi is the hamlet of Hanan Airport and the Swanson Complex down Tapeu-Porritt Road. This presents an entirely different place to stay in Alofi inland and close to the conveniences of the Swanson Complex, including a supermarket, shops and a cafe.

More About Staying in Fualahi

What’s Fualahi good for? The best of both worlds close to both Alofi town and the shopping precinct of the Swanson Complex.
What to do there? Niue Golf & Sports Club, Niue Lawn Bowls, shopping and cycle trails.
Where to eat? Fana Cafe. See The Best Places to Eat in Alofi for more details.

The Best Boutique Accommodation in Fualahi

See the 10 Best Boutique Accommodations in Niue to learn more.

The Best Holiday Homes in Fualahi

  • Lutu Aliutu – Two-bedroom home with a pool.

Check out the 10 Best Holiday Homes in Alofi for more details.

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The Best Accommodations in Alofi: Accommodation Categories

By now, you’ve probably realised that Alofi has accommodations appealing to all types of travellers and that here, at Niue Pocket Guide, we’ve ranked all the best! Browse Alofi accommodation by category using the following links:

Plan more of your trip according to different travel styles using The Complete Travel Guide to Niue.

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How to Book Accommodation in Alofi

With only a rare few accommodations in Niue having websites, it might not be entirely obvious how to book a place to stay in Alofi. Learn more about booking accommodations over the phone, email or via Facebook Messenger by checking out our complete guide on How to Book Accommodation in Niue.

Final Tips for Staying in Alofi

  • Alofi is a small town, so most accommodations are within walking distance of essential shops and services
  • Book as early as possible, especially for the high season, as rooms are limited
  • All of Alofi’s accommodations have self-catering facilities, while there is also a small selection of restaurants in town
  • There is no ATM in Alofi, but you can get cash out at Kiwibank and Niue Rentals
  • Note that wearing swimwear in town is not permitted.

More About Where to Stay in Alofi + The Best Alofi Accommodations

Woah! Well done for making it this far in our guide to the best Alofi accommodations. By now, you probably have a good idea of where to stay in Alofi, so plan the rest of your trip with these guides:

Get more trip-planning advice in The Complete Travel Guide to Alofi or accommodation inspiration from The 30 Best Accommodations in Niue.

Author

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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