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Palau Hotel

3 star hotel
P.O.Box 457, Ikelau Hamlet, Koror, 96940,, Palau
54 rooms
FREE Internet

Fish n' Fins

5 star dive center
Offsite (Free pickup) Show address

Koror Main Street, koror, koro island 96940, Palau

Resort Highlights

  • The first hotel in Koror, having opened in 1982 and renovated in 2016 to offer affordable, cozy rooms in a great location in the center of Palau
  • Go for a swim in Jellyfish Lake - full of small, no-sting jellies in a tropical lagoon
  • Sample Chilly Chicken Pakora at Taj Palau, the nearby Indian restaurant then finish the meal off with hukka on the outdoor patio - choose from strawberry, apple or banana
  • Dine on fresh seafood and organic produce with stunning views at Eliai Restaurant, accompanied by a pint of Palau's locally-brewed Red Rooster
  • Explore the awe-inspiring and iconic Rock Islands by kayak or speedboat and discover hidden coves, pristine white beaches and shimmering lagoons (top tip: dont forget your mask and snorkel!)
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Booking process


Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot


We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final


You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation terms

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 25% (downpayment)
  • 60 days before trip start: 75% (balance)

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 5% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 37 days prior to arrival
  • 25% will be charged if you cancel between 37 and 28 days prior to arrival
  • 45% will be charged if you cancel between 28 and 21 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 21 days prior to arrival

Explore diving around the Palau Hotel

Resort Description

Palau Hotel is an affordable, ocean-themed hotel in the center of Koror, Palau. 

The hotel offers simple and clean accomodation in the center of Palau, walking distance from numerous restaurants and bars. Choose from authentic Indian cuisine, local seafood and freshly-brewed cappuccinos. The nearby Indian Restaurant - Taj Palau - offers a great outdoor patio with hukka pipes. 

Each room comes with fresh white linens, modern furnishings, a flat screen TV, en-suite bathrooms and coffee/tea making facilities. This hotel is a great option for divers seeking a recently-renovated base from which to explore the natural wonders of Palau.

During your stay, don't miss your chance to swim in Jellyfish Lake - a tropical lagoon filled with non-sting jellies. Alternatively, explore the Rock Islands (series of small limestone islands sticking out of azure seas) by kayak or speedboat. 

What to see

US $
GMT +9
Tropical, hot and humid; wet season May to Nov
Natural hazards:
Earthquakes, volcanic activity, and tropical storms
Diving season:
Year round
Water temperature:
26C - 29C
Air Temperature
27C - 32C

Dive Center


  • Dive with turtles, reef sharks, eagle rays, pelagics, macro life and dolphins year-round
  • Huge schools of sharks (Feb-May), mantas (Dec-Feb) and juvenile sharks (Aug & Sept)
  • Experience the thrill of fantastic drift diving, explore fascinating WWII wrecks and witness the hordes of jellyfish at Jellyfish Lake
  • Enjoy excellent visibility (40m) and warm waters (29-30°C) throughout the year
  • Flexible dive itinerary customized according to your wishes and experience
  • Camera room for photographers to review snaps, meet and share experiences 


Fish 'n Fins is Palau’s premier 5*dive center. The center was established in 1972 and is proud to have decades of experience in the waters around Palau.

Daily trips go to see sharks at Blue Corner and mantas at Ulong Channel, Peleliu, German Channel and more. Choose from a drift dive, a WWI wreck, Jellyfish Lake or protected reefs jammed with diverse, rare and often endangered marine species.

This dive center offers state-of-the-art equipment storage, a large range of rental gear, knowledgeable dive guides, experienced boat captains, rinsing facilities, a repair shop, camera room and quality, comfortable dive vessels.

Each purpose-built boat comes with cushioned seats, dry compartments and ample shaded space. If you can’t choose between dazzling reef fish, funky looking macro life, pelagics or the big marine animals, then this is the destination for you. It’s all there, waiting for you to plunge below the surface and take a look.

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PADI® Courses Available

  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver Certification
  • Divemaster
  • Nitrox Certification

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Filling Station

Diving Facilities

  • Shop
  • Training Pool
  • Wi-Fi ($)
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Idc


  • Padi 5 Star Cdc/Idc

Dive boat facilities

  • Ladder
  • Custom Built
  • Drinking Water
  • Shaded Space
  • Seating Area
  • Dry Area
  • Surface Interval Snacks
  • Lunch Provided On Full Diving Days

Resort Amenities


  • Cultural Excursions
  • Island Hopping

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Kayaking
  • Fishing


  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Local Currency)

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

How to get there


  • The closest airport is Palau International Airport (ROR).
  • Palau Resort is just 15 minutes' drive from the airport.
  • Transfer from/to the airport can be arranged (advance notice required).
  • Check-in any time after 3 pm.


  • Check-out any time before 12 pm.
  • Once you have checked out at the reception you can make your way to the airport or to your next destination. Resort staff will be on hand to assist you with your luggage. 
  • An airport/town transfer can be arranged in advance via the resort.


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