South Pacific Charm
of the Great Hotel's of the Pacific, Madang Resort Hotel,
is set alongside the beautiful entrance of Madang Harbour,
amongst five acres of exotically landscaped gardens
of native and hybrid orchids, palms and native flora.
The Madang Resort Hotel has a rich and colourful
history. It is the only hotel in PNG that dates back
to early German Colonisation of Papua New Guinea, when
Madang was known as Frederick Wilhelmshafen. It's name
was changed to Madang by the Germans after an island
near Finschafen, that resembled Madang.
area experienced many influences, due to such things
as the take over by Australian's after World War I.
Extensive fighting took place by the Japanese, Australians
and Americans during World War II and the subsequent
period between 1945-1975 during which time the Australian
Government administered the “Territory” on behalf of
the United Nations.
Few hotels are centred so close to the thriving centre
of the township, yet hidden and
surrounded by interesting waterways, lagoons, parks and
landscaped gardens with exotic birds and animals indigenous
The Madang Resort offers the best of both worlds, the
convenience of being close to the action, yet inside,
a thousand miles away from the hustle and bustle!
Resort offers travellers a range of accommodation from
inexpensive budget rooms to luxurious Waterfront Bungalows
and Split-level Forum Suites overlooking Dallman Passage
and Yamilon Bay. All rooms offer private bathrooms, air
conditioning, telephone, satellite television, radio,
and tea/coffee making facilities. There are rates to suit
Madang Resort features 3 outstanding restaurants to
suit any occasion. Haus Win, Papua New Guinea's oldest
and best known restaurant; Janek Aben, open from 6am for
breakfast and Haus Kibung, ideal for functions and events.
At the Madang Resort the main restaurant is the newly
rebuilt Haus Winfeaturing open dining
along the waterfront, large aquariums, live music, a cocktail
bar and seating for up to 350.
Diving Adventures is a fully recognised P.A.D.I. dive
operation based inside the hotel grounds and is under
the management of a qualified dive instructor and dive
masters. Three dive boats operate daily excursions to
some of the many spectacular dive sites within the harbour
and nearby areas. Extended diving can be arranged to Kar
Kar and Bagabag Islands,
or aboard the “Melanesian Discoverer”.
can arrange local sightseeing tours of Madang, the harbour
and helicopter tours to inland villages.
Have a game at the beautiful Madang Golf Course or
play tennis, lawn bowls or Squash at the Madang Country
Club. All guests of the Madang Resort receive automatic
Game Fishing is available from Taleo Game Fish Charters,
who are based in Madang. You can arrange a more modest
fishing excursion by canoe or small boat from the hotel's
Other sporting activities in Madang include football,
cricket, softball and netball in season.