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Tahiti

Maitai Express Tahiti

The Maitai Express is located in the heart of Tahiti`s bustling capital, Papeete. It is a perfect home base for exploring the city within easy walking distance of popular shops, restaurants, attractions, and cultural sites. It offers standard rooms and suites with modern amenities and a contemporary Polynesian-inspired design. As a city hotel without resort facilities, it is an excellent value option for those stopping over in Papeete before departing for neighboring islands.

Our Rating:

Number of Rooms: 63
 
Airport Distance: 15 minutes

Location: Papeete City Center
  • Amenities
    • Air-Conditioning
    • Coffee Machine and Tea Selection
    • Flat Screen TVs
    • Free WiFi
    • Hair Dryer
    • In-room Safe
    • Ironing Amenities
    • Maid Service
    • Refrigerator
    • Telephone
  • Facilities
    • 24/7 Reception Desk
    • Continental Breakfast and Seating Area
    • Currency Exchange Counter
    • Disabled Facilities
    • Ice Machines
    • Luggage Storage Room

Special Offers

 
  • SPECIAL SAVINGS
    Early Bird Savings
    Book 90+ days in advance and receive a rate reduction of 10%

    Islands Combo Special
    Receive a rate reduction of 10% when combined with Maitai Polynesia Bora Bora, Maitai Rangiroa, or Maitai LaPita Village Huahine. Not combinable with any other offer.

    Stay Three, Save 12%
    Receive a rate reduction of 12% when staying a minimum of three nights.  Not combinable with any other offers. Certain conditions apply. 

Rooms

Standard Room

Standard Room

The standard rooms are decorated in a modern Polynesian style and equipped with one king bed or two twin beds, private bathrooms with shower stall, writing desk and chair.

55 Rooms of this type

2 Adults, 1 Adult & 1 Child, or 2 Adults & 1 infant

188 SqFt

Prince Hinoi Suite

Prince Hinoi Suite

The Prince Hinoi Suites are decorated in a modern Polynesian style and are equipped with a King Size Bed, daybed, private bathroom with shower stall and lounge area.

4 Rooms of this type

3 Adults, or 2 Adults and 1 Child

378 SqFt

Front De Mer Suite

Front De Mer Suite

The Front De Mer Suites have a small furnished verandah with port and city views. They are decorated in a modern Polynesian style and are equipped with a King Size Bed, daybed, private bathroom with shower stall, and lounge area.

4 Rooms of this type

3 Persons, Adults or Adults with Children

390 SqFt

Vacation Packages

Huahine Honeymoon Hideaway

Featuring Hotel Le Mahana Huahine and Te Moana Tahiti Resort

Discover Tahiti`s capital of Papeete with one night at the Maitai Express Tahiti then experience the lush island of Huahine with five nights in a Deluxe Lagoon View Bungalow at the welcoming Hotel Le Mahana. Package includes round-trip international air from select California cities, round-trip inter-island air on Air Tahiti, daily breakfast and dinner for two on Huahine, ATV tour, 4x4 tour, motu picnic, snorkeling tour and more.

FROM $3,095 PP

Atoll Dive Discovery, Fakarava

Featuring Havaiki Lodge

Escape to the pristine atoll of Fakarava and experience the magnificent beauty of its renowned lagoon with a 10-dive pass, which can be split between two people. Package includes round-trip international airfare, round-trip inter-island air transportation on Air Tahiti, one night in Tahiti with breakfast, six nights in Fakarava at Havaiki Lodge with daily breakfast and dinner, and all transfers.    

FROM $3,250 PP

Activities

Pre-Departure Dinner Reservation with Private Car & Driver

Pre-Departure Dinner Reservation with Private Car & Driver

Designed specifically for those returning to Papeete from the outer islands with several hours until their departing international flight. Service includes private transfer from the Airport or Ferry Dock to a Restaurant or a Shopping Center, with secure luggage storage, and the transfer back to the airport. Our in-destination concierge will make a dinner reservation for you. Dinner is not included, and your meal is payable directly to the restaurant.

FROM

$75

PP

Vaihiria Quad - Tahiti ATV Adventure

Vaihiria Quad - Tahiti ATV Adventure

Discover Tahiti's untamed interior on an ATV. Traverse on roads, trails and across rivers to reach Tahiti's famed Lake Vaihiria and the Blue Lake. Throughout your journey you will see waterfalls, learn the history and legends of the beautiful valleys and swim in refreshingly cool waters. Guests must be at least 18 years of age in order to drive the ATV. Tour includes a welcome fruit juice, a bottle of water, fruit and coconut water for each person. Price is per person based on two people sharing one ATV. 

FROM

$160

PP

Three Course Dinner at La Plage Sapinus Bay

Three Course Dinner at La Plage Sapinus Bay

Enjoy a casual evening with dinner at the waterfront La Plage Sapinus Bay with beautiful views of Moorea. The menu at this al fresco restaurant features fresh ingredients and local specialties as well as a selection of burgers and vegetarian-friendly entrees. Save room for dessert for they are known for having the best. Your meal will include a welcome drink, a three-course meal from a pre-set menu, one glass of wine, coffee (or tea), and water. Operates: TUE WED THU FRI SAT 

FROM

$170

PP

Surfing Private Lesson, Aloha Surf School

Surfing Private Lesson, Aloha Surf School

Learn to surf some of the best waves in the world with private instruction from Aloha Surf School. This surf lesson can accommodate anyone over the age of 4 years old. Your experienced instructor will make sure you can master the basic techniques before you venture to multiple surfing spots along the western coast of the island. Price includes transportation and a surfboard. Operates: Everyday

FROM

$236

PP

Tahiti Automatic Car Rental with A/C

Tahiti Automatic Car Rental with A/C

Tour the island of Tahiti in your own rental car from Avis Pacificar and have the freedom to go wherever your curiosity takes you and the roads permit. You can enjoy spectacular views and visit numerous historical sites around the island. Includes unlimited mileage, comprehensive insurance with deductible (CDW), third party insurance and VAT. Other vehicle options available upon request.

FROM

$160

PP

Teahupoo Olympic Journey

Teahupoo Olympic Journey

Embark on an unforgettable journey to the natural wonders of Tahiti Iti, by land and sea. Your adventure starts with a stop at the Vaipahi Garden and waterfall before heading to Teahupoo, PK0 - the end of the road. From here you will board a boat to view the mythical wave and site of the 2024 Olympic surfing competition, up close. Your captain will then head to Fenua Aihere, the wild part of the island, accessible only by foot or boat. You will venture into these virgin forests via the Vaiau River with a stop at the pristine, freshwater swimming hole. Finally, your captain will take you to a sandbar for refreshments and snacks. At the sandbar, you may snorkel the coral gardens to view the tropical marine life. Transfers and refreshments are included. Maximum 8 guests. Operates: Everyday

Private tour also available.

FROM

$189

PP

Tahiti Sunset Cruise and Dinner at Casa Bianca

Tahiti Sunset Cruise and Dinner at Casa Bianca

Enjoy a leisurely 90-minute cruise with a cocktail in hand and a dramatic view of the sun setting behind Moorea in the distance. Return to the marina for dinner and dessert at Casa Bianca, a casual oceanfront restaurant on Tahiti. This activitiy is a great option for travelers with an extended layover between inter-island and international flights out of Papeete. Price is per person, including transfers and luggage storage. Operates: Everyday

FROM

$198

PP

Private Luxury Island Tour

Private Luxury Island Tour

Enjoy a private full island tour with our friendly, expert guides, Vanessa and Mana. Visit Tahiti's natural and cultural highlights, including; the marae, grottos, Botanical Gardens, Vaima Springs, the Museum of Tahiti, waterfalls, the blowhole, Point Venus, surf spots and King Pomare V monument. Should you want to arrange stops at specific additional locations, these can be arranged with your guide. 

FROM

$212

PP

Kaoriki Boat Half Day Private Snorkeling Tour

Kaoriki Boat Half Day Private Snorkeling Tour

Embark on a private snorkeling adventure aboard the Kaoriki, a 24-foot motorized Catamaran. After a stop at the famous Taapuna pass, you will explore the bay of Nuuroa to snorkel with green and hawksbill turtles. Then you will stop at the aquarium of Faa`s to snorkel with the many tropical fish around shipwrecks. Finally, you will stop at the Taapuna sandbank for a relaxation moment prior to going back to your hotel. Price is per person based on two people, maximum 12 persons. Operates: Everyday

FROM

$261

PP

Private Luxury Tahiti & Teahupoo Cultural Tour

Private Luxury Tahiti & Teahupoo Cultural Tour

Enjoy a private full island and Tahiti Iti tour, with your friendly, expert guides, Vanessa and Mana. Visit Tahiti's natural and cultural highlights, including; the marae, grottos, Botanical Gardens, Vaima Springs, waterfalls, the blowhole, Point Venus, surf spots, King Pomare V monument, Teahupoo PK0, Taravao plateau, and the Marche. Your guide will also stop for lunch at a Taravao restaurant (at your own expense). Should you want to arrange stops at specific additional locations, these can be arranged with your guide.

FROM

$363

PP

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