The Majestic Crown Hotel Experience

By: Miriam Mandibi February 16, 2023

Photo: Crown Hotel

Situated at a hilltop haven at the center of Port Moresby overlooking the Seaview of Ela Beach is the remodeled, prestigious, and modern five-star Crown Hotel welcoming international guests, business professionals, or those on a holiday getaway experience.

The Hotel was established in 1978 and is renowned for housing public figures and celebrities around the world in world-class standard accommodations, with its historical aspect in Papua New Guinea's road to development, which puts Crown Hotel on its reputable status.

General Manager for Crown Hotel Mr. Shankar Ghoshal said the Hotel prides itself in providing the best hospitality services for its guests at affordable rates and has over 200 well-trained staff to meet the guests' demands.

"Although some people may think that this hotel may be old, it's actually striving for excellence given the current renovation done to all the sections of the Hotel, giving it a new, improved look," said Mr. Ghoshal.

"So far, Crown Hotel has been awarded three prestigious awards (last year), including International Travel Award-Best Boutique Hotel 2022, World Luxury Hotel Award - Luxury Business Hotel 2022, and Luxe Global Awards-Best Luxury Hotel & Conference Center 2022.

The Hotel property itself offers an outdoor pool, a day spa, two restaurants, and a cocktail bar. Crown Hotel is a 5-minute walk from Ela Beach. All accommodation rooms feature a flat-screen TV and views of the Coral Sea or harbour. Guests enjoy free airport transfers.

Crown Hotel is within a 20-minute drive of Jackson International Airport and the National Museum & Art Gallery. The boardwalks of the National Capital Botanical Gardens are a 25-minute drive away.

Boasting 24/7 security, the hotel features a fitness centre, secure covered on-site parking, and a tour desk. One can relax on the sun loungers alongside the pool or unwind with a massage or facial at the Jane Spa.

The air-conditioned accommodation options include private rooms and suites. All offer a satellite TV, a refrigerator, and tea/coffee-making facilities. Each has a private bathroom with a shower or bathtub, a hairdryer, and bathrobes.

Rapala Restaurant and Cafe Restaurant offers a grill menu, an international buffet, and a selection of fine wines, while the Pondo Tavern offers international cuisine and boasts a patio deck offering sea views. If guests would like to indulge themselves, the Heritage Bar promises to provide homemade freshly brewed beer to quench the taste buds of beer lovers.

Guests can relax on the sun loungers alongside the pool, or unwind with a massage or facial at the Jane Spa.

So far, guests who were housed at the hotel have given an excellent rating on their stay with Crown Hotel.

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