Royal Tahitien

Pirae, Pirae, Tahiti, Society Islands, French Polynesia | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located on Pirae, Pirae, is near Municipal Market, Point Venus, Fautaua Waterfall, and Maraa Grotto.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsRoyal Tahitien Pirae

    Reviewed by guyfairbank

    Beautiful but dated

    Reviewed Jan 14, 2014
    by (32 reviews) London , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    A relic from the Sixties but friendly staff and a lovely swimming pool.

    Mother hen and her chicks
    Papeete, French Polynesia
    Lotus flower
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    View of the see from my hotel room
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    TripAdvisor Reviews Royal Tahitien Pirae

    3.00 of 5 stars Good

    Travel Blogs from Pirae

    Bienvenue a paradis

    A travel blog entry by guyfairbank on Jan 14, 2014

    2 photos

    The flight to Tahiti took far longer than I'd envisaged but having slept for part of the journey and thanks to a favourable wind we landed a shade after midnight. As I walked down the steps of the plane the humidity hit me immediately. It was so warm too. I'd hoped to get a Tahitian stamp in my passport but this being France and officially part of …

    Kikinoo Cargo

    A travel blog entry by ditdotnonny on May 09, 2014

    66 photos

    ... by. Finally there is Mahalo, her soft-skinned head-to-toe tattooed bodyguard who is third generation royal family of Hiva Oa and who wears boiler suits and a first world war helmet.

    For me the trip has not been plain sailing, I’ve been in the wars and will go as far as to say that on occasion it was quite an effort avoiding eye contact with the grim reaper. I’ve suffered from sea-sickness, heat exhaustion, a stomach bug (or a dodgy vol-au-vent on ...

    A safari

    A travel blog entry by suebar on Apr 07, 2014

    1 comment, 12 photos

    ... demonstrate traditional skills. We all made leis out of beautiful, brightly coloured and scented flowers and put them on our heads. Then we watched the demonstrator take the outer part of a coconut away from the shell and remove the husk before cracking the shell open to drain off the liquid inside. She got one of the men to try to take the outer coat off using the traditional wooden tool and he found it very difficult. As with all skills you need to ...

    A pamper day

    A travel blog entry by suebar on Apr 05, 2014

    5 photos

    ... them. That was when our lazy Saturday ended. We had to go and dance. It was fun and involved a lot of arm waving stepping in time to the music and attempts at swaying our hips. Since we were both dancing we have no evidence in the form of photos so we can't put any photos on the blog to show just how well we did. People were too polite to applaud. Having passed such an arduous day we retired to bed absolutely ...

    The transit of Tahiti

    A travel blog entry by guyfairbank on Jan 15, 2014

    3 photos

    ... in 1769 with Joseph Banks to map the transit of Venus: we visited where they landed They planted Valencia oranges that are still harvested Imported food is usually cheaper than homegrown Captain Bligh came here a few years later in search of breadfruit, which was considered a cheap form of nutrition for slaves The Islands were ceded to France in 1840 in return for them quitting Akaroa, in New Zealand The Society Islands, as they're known as, ...

    Traveler Photos Royal Tahitien Pirae

    Tahitian sunset
    Papeete, French Polynesia
    Hotel gardens
    Papeete, French Polynesia
    Mother hen and her chicks
    Papeete, French Polynesia
    Lotus flower
    Papeete, French Polynesia
    View of the see from my hotel room
    Papeete, French Polynesia