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Le Meridien Tahiti

Bp 380595 Tamanu Punaauia, Tahiti, French Polynesia

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Le Meridien Tahiti

OVERVIEW

Hotel Overview

Lagoon and beach setting
Set on one of Tahiti's few sand beaches, this west coast resort offers views across the lagoon to Moorea and is just 15 km from downtown Papeete and less than one km from the Museum of Tahiti.
Water sports and large pool
A sandy-bottom, lagoon-style swimming pool is set in tropical gardens just metres from the beachfront; complimentary recreational activities include volleyball and a variety of water sports such as kayaking.
Lagoon-view balconies or terraces
The large air-conditioned guestrooms and bungalows, all with terraces or balconies, have views of tropical gardens and Tahiti's lagoon, and are furnished in local Polynesian style with spacious bathrooms.

Amenity highlights:

Guests will enjoy proximity to many of Tahiti’s most popular attractions including the Caves of Maraa, the Seashell Museum as well as a vibrant international arts scene.

What to expect:

With a recent renovation completed in 2011, Le Meridien Tahiti is a stunning resort where guests can expect high-end luxury set amid a beautiful backdrop of mountains, waterfalls and crystal blue waters.

Location

Bp 380595 Tamanu Punaauia, Tahiti, French Polynesia

Airport:

PPT - Faaa

ROOMS

Overview

Le Meridien Tahiti has 149 guestrooms and overwater bungalows. The guestrooms are in a U-shaped, low-rise building overlooking landscaped gardens. Bungalows have views of the lagoon and are accessed via exterior walkways. Wood furnishings reflect local Polynesian style. All guestrooms have sofas, desk, daily complimentary bottle of water in room, and minibars (filled upon request)and coffee/tea kettles. Cable/satellite TVs show local and French channels. High-speed Internet access is available for surcharges in 30-minute, 60-minute, four-hour, 24-hour, or 72-hour increments. Bathrooms have separate bathtubs and showers, as well as separately enclosed toilets. Upon arrival, all guests are offered a complimentary fruit juice at the poolside bar.

Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom telephone
  • Blackout drapes
  • Child care (in room, surcharge)
  • Climate control
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cribs (infant beds) available
  • Desk
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Electronic/magnetic keys
  • Hair dryer
  • Housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Internet access - high speed
  • Internet access - surcharge
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Makeup mirror
  • Minibar
  • Separate tub and shower
  • Wake-up calls
  • Window opens

DETAILS

Property Amenities

A sandy-bottom, lagoon-style swimming pool lies just metres from the beachfront. A variety of complimentary sports facilities is offered, and Le Meridien also has a tennis court on site. Beach- and garden-side restaurants are complemented by a jewellery shop and a gift shop, which also sells newspapers. A transit room is offered for those with late departures.

Le Meridien Tahiti has a 500-square-metre conference room that seats up to 500 people, as well as two smaller meeting rooms. Wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel's public areas. Basic business services, such as photocopying and faxing, can be arranged through reception. Click the link below for more details.

For surcharges, guests can participate in interactive art and cooking workshops. L'Atelier des Artistes workshop showcases music, dance, paintings, photography, and sculpture. This class allows guests to create their own original works of art. L'Atelier du Chef workshop teaches guests cooking techniques by the on-site chef. Participants then savor their creations in a dining room with views of Moorea.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Babysitting/Childcare
  • Banquet facilities
  • Bar/lounge

Number of floors: 6

Number of rooms: 146

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Guests must show current government-issued proof of identity at the time of check-in.
Photo identification and credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges.
Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Dining

La Plantation
Open-air dining by carp-filled pool overlooking gardens. French and Polynesian specialties and international cuisine. Buffet breakfast and à la carte dinner. Brunch on Sundays. Seafood buffet dinner with Polynesian dance show every Fridays nights.
L'Astrolabe
Mezzanine level bar overlooking La Plantation and gardens. Beer, wine, spirits, and cocktails. Informal, with red-cushioned seats and candlelit ambience. Jazz pianist. Open mid-afternoon until late.
Le Carré
À la carte restaurant serving French cuisine, with an emphasis on seafood. Large wine selection. Dégustation (sampling) menu. Located on beach, with views over lagoon and sunset. Asian influences in décor, such as Buddha statues. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Weekend buffet (also offered via Le Pool Bar).
Le Pool Bar
À la carte lunches served from Le Carré, which is adjacent. Also serves snacks, hamburgers, and sandwiches. Thatched hut with bar seating and alfresco poolside seating under coconut trees. Open mid-morning until late, with full menu at lunchtime only. Weekend buffet (also offered via Le Carré).

Recreation

Le Meridien Tahiti has a white sandy-bottom, lagoon-style swimming pool set in tropical gardens. Daily aqua-fitness classes are complimentary, as are table tennis, volleyball, snorkelling, and kayaking. The latter can be enjoyed in the lagoon. The hotel also has a floodlit tennis court; tennis partners can be coordinated through reception if necessary. Games and a small selection of books are also available at reception. Le Meridien Tahiti's tour desk and front desk staff can offer tour assistance.

Tahiti offers a wide range of water-based activities, including scuba-diving, whale- and dolphin-watching, windsurfing, and waterskiing. It most famous and dramatic surf beach, Papenoo, lies on the east coast some 30 km from Le Meridien Tahiti. Visitors can also mountain bike, trek, or horse ride in the hilly hinterland, and do sightseeing tours of the island. The more adventurous can try canyoning in the island's unusual lava tubes in the Hitiaa region of the east coast. The 18-hole Atimaono Golf Course is a 20-minute drive.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Boat launch
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Helicopter/airplane sightseeing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding/rental
  • Motor boating
  • Mountain biking
  • Parasailing
  • Rowing or canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Volleyball
  • Water skiing
  • Whale-watching
  • Windsurfing