Independent review of Hotel Hibiscus on Moorea Island in French Polynesia

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Hotel Hibiscus French Polynesia is a small hotel set alongside a sandy beach protected by a rather ugly cement sea wall on the west coast of Moorea. The sea in front of the property provides a good swimming area for kids - go out 20 metres and its a pleasant lagoon for swimming and snorkelling. The hotel is close to the Little Tourist Village with its boutique shops, supermarket and restaurants.

Hotel Hibiscus Room Details & Rates

Room Category
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Sleeps
(c = child)
Hotel Public Rate
(for 2 people)
Garden Bungalow 3 Euro € 124
Lagoon View Bungalow 3 Euro € 148
Air-con Room 3 Euro € 124
Air-con Studio 4 Euro € 165
Air-con Family Room 5 Euro € 181

Hotel Hibiscus Information & Facts

  • Hotel Location:    Beachfront off coastal highway on north coast of Bora Bora
  • Getting There:    10 minutes by plane from Tahiti International Airport+30 mins by road
  • Unique Qualities:    Affordable in popular location, close to restaurants & shops
  • Ideal for:    Couples and Families
  • Hotel Features:    39 Rooms & Bungalows, Swimming Pool
  • Dining:    Restaurant & bar - excellent independent restaurants close by
  • Children Policy:    All ages welcome
  • Local Attractions / Tours:   Offshore motu, Tiki Village Cultural centre, Opunohu Bay, Haapiti Surfing
  • The Beach:    Average - narrow strip of fine white sand extending along Hauru Point
  • The Ocean:    Excellent - sandy bottom with protected lagoon - good for swimming
  • Snorkelling:    Good - abundant reef fish and some corals around islets off from beach
  • Other Activities:    Kayaks, Scuba Diving

Hotel Amenities

The property itself is rather cramped with limited parking but there's a lovely Italian style restaurant under a huge Fig Tree serving excellent Pizzas and overlooking the ocean (and sunsets). There's a good size pool and the newer two-storey hotel block has sanitary clean air-conditioned rooms with kitchen facilities. Bungalows are charming with thatch roofs although a little dated and are set back in the gardens.