- Written by Francis Gabriel, Communications and Publications Manager, PNG NRI Francis Gabriel, Communications and Publications Manager, PNG NRI
If you are looking for a peaceful place to lodge in when you visit the nation’s capital, Port Moresby, the PNG National Research Institute (PNG NRI) have exactly the fitting place for you.
Located in the heart of the PNG NRI Waigani campus is the little-known PNG NRI Lodge. While promoting a reading and study environment, the lodge offers a place of rest and relaxation.
It is a place to unwind, regroup yourself, reflect, read, study, write or just to have a quiet time to yourself or with your family – whichever that suits you.
The lodge has eight self-contained rooms that are fitted with air-condition and ceiling fan, have multi-channel television and a balcony over-looking the front end of the campus.
Bookings can be made from 8am-4.06pm weekly at the PNG NRI main office reception. Weekend arrangements are allowed as long as prior notice is given.
A private secure car park is available for guests with 24-hour security. The nearest service station, fast food outlets and shop are just 20 metres away from the campus’ entrance.
Other shopping, market, service station, fast food, pharmacy amenities can be accessed at Rainbow which is not far from PNG NRI.
Additional services that are provided or can be arranged include: laundry and dry cleaning, ironing, business facilities and taxi service.
One of Port Moresby’s must-see attraction is the Port Moresby Nature Park which is just a short walk away from the campus. Visitors can go for a walk in the gardens, get close to the animals, reptiles and birds, and see the different cultural displays.
There is also a place to eat, children’s fun park and a gift shop within the park for visitors who wish to buy hand-crafted items, carvings, souvenirs and other mementos.
Anyone wanting to get away from their bustling surroundings or avoid the noisy parts of the city, will love the PNG NRI Lodge.