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Rated 4.9 by 560,454+ people

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    Check in by showing your confirmation to a store employee and drop off your bags.

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    Do whatever you’d like, then show your confirmation to pick up your stuff.

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asked questions

  • How much does luggage storage cost in Papeete?

    We charge from €5.00 per day (24 hours) for luggage storage in Papeete.

  • Does Papeete have luggage lockers?

    Yes, but they're not always the best option. Luggage lockers can fill up quickly and may be unavailable when you need them. Some luggage lockers may be too small to fit large or bulky items. Unlike luggage lockers, we don't charge per hour and instead charge a flat rate for 24 hours of storage. We also have partners who watch over your stuff to make sure it's safe, and can answer any questions you may have or give you advice on what to do in Papeete.

  • How does Bounce luggage storage work?

    We partner with local businesses around the world who have secure spaces to store luggage for travelers. Just tell us how many bags you have and when you need storage, and we'll show you convenient places you can keep your stuff safe while you explore.

    Booking online is super easy and only takes a couple of minutes. To keep our partners and your stuff safe, we'll show you the address of the store once you book online. When you're ready, head to the store and show the Bounce Partner your booking confirmation so they can take your bags and securely store them right away. Then you can enjoy your day without having to worry about your bags!

    To pick up your bags, show the Bounce Partner your booking confirmation and they'll hand over your stuff. That's it!
  • Where is my luggage stored?

    We only partner with trusted businesses who have a dedicated, secure place to keep your luggage safe. Some businesses may store luggage behind a counter that's off-limits to customers, while others may have storage rooms or closets for your luggage. But no matter where you choose to leave your luggage, our partners will keep it safe.

  • What can I store with Bounce?

    Luggage, backpacks, gym bags, and more! Bounce is like having a personal storage facility for your stuff anywhere you go, so you can leave much more than just luggage with us. Whether you want to store your luggage after checking out of your Airbnb or want to drop off your work bag before hitting happy hour, we've got you covered.

    We don't charge extra for oversized items, but some special items might need to be approved before you can store them. For example, surfboards, guitars, car seats, bicycles, or skis take up a lot of space, so let us know if you have them. We can check with the Bounce Partner for you to make sure they have room for your stuff.
  • Is there hourly luggage storage in Papeete?

    Yes, but many companies charge per hour and costs can add up fast. We charge one price for 24 hours of storage, so storing your stuff is more affordable in Papeete.

  • How long can I leave my luggage with Bounce?

    Whether you need storage for a couple of hours or a couple of days, we've got you covered! Just put in the dates and times you need luggage storage and we'll show you all of the available locations on our map. For long-term storage lasting more than a week, reach out to us and we'll help you find a convenient location.

    If you're already storing your stuff but you need more time, you can add more time from your booking details page. Just make sure the store will be open and you can get your bags before your new pickup time.
  • How do I change or cancel my booking?

    Plans change, we get it! If you need to change or cancel your booking for any reason, the best way to do it is from your booking details page in the Bounce app. You can edit the dates, drop-off and pick-up times, and number of bags. You can also cancel your booking or rebook at a nearby store. If you can't find your booking details, check the email address you used to make your booking. You can change your booking by following the link there, or reach out to us if you need support.

Store your luggage around Papeete

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Store your luggage around Papeete with Bounce

Papeete, the capital of Tahiti and French Polynesia, is a fascinating destination, offering everything from shopping and dining to enjoying the island’s vibrant nightlife. It’s located on Tahiti’s northwest coast, immediately northeast of Faa’a International Airport, and is accessible by car or bus. It also has a ferry terminal with ferries traveling to places like Bora Bora or Moorea.

As the heart of Tahiti and the administrative center of French Polynesia, Papeete is home to nearly every major infrastructure related to health, defense, education, and the government. It’s also an excellent base for exploring the island’s volcanoes, pristine black and white sand beaches, and lagoons.

If you want to experience the lively Tahitian culture, Papeete is the place to go. Downtown Papeete is teeming with restaurants, cafes, and shops. It’s home to the Papeete Market, where you can buy homemade products, local produce, and freshly caught fish from the lagoon. You can also visit an art exhibition, tour a museum, or watch a Tahitian dance, providing wonderful opportunities to discover artistic expressions of every kind.

No matter your interest, you’ll enjoy a visit to this gracious tropical city known for its charming, relaxed atmosphere. But before you get too excited and start planning your adventure, secure your bags with our luggage storage service in Papeete. Stow your heavy items out of the way and focus on your tour.

Luggage storage in Papeete

Papeete is one of the top places to stay in Tahiti, with easy access to other parts of the island. Instead of dragging your luggage along throughout your trip, bring the essentials and leave the rest in a luggage storage facility with one of our partners. Our luggage storage spots are in convenient locations, so you don’t have to go far to find a location for baggage storage in Papeete.

We partner with existing businesses, including hotels, restaurants, coffee shops, and more, and each offers a private area where you can store your bag safely. It doesn’t matter whether you’ll be gone for a few hours or an entire day. If your plans change, you can cancel any time before your reservation.

Papeete city guide

Top things to do in Papeete

There’s so much to do and see in Papeete that a day isn’t enough to enjoy everything the city offers, with lots to experience both day and night. It’s a short drive to Lagoon Paradise, where you can swim with marine animals like turtles, whales, and dolphins and marvel at the gorgeous coral landscape. Besides spectacular scenery and fantastic adventures, Papeete also boasts an array of intriguing museums, bustling shopping areas, food trucks, and restaurants worth visiting.

Museums in Papeete

Delve deep into Tahiti’s rich artistic and cultural history by discovering its capital’s famed museums and heritage attractions. Learn about the ancient history of the early Polynesians and get acquainted with notable individuals from the island’s past.

Robert Wan Pearl Museum

Visiting the Robert Wan Pearl Museum on the beautiful island of Tahiti should be on your to-do list. It’s the world’s only museum dedicated to pearls, allowing visitors to understand more about the Tahitian cultured pearl. You’ll discover how pearls are grafted and see a collection of the most beautiful gems in the world, including the largest existing Tahitian cultured pearl weighing 8.7 grams. Entrance is free, so drop by when traveling to the city.

Robert Wan Pearl Museum bag policy

The Robert Wan Pearl Museum has an unclear bag policy, but it’s a good idea to store luggage before you visit. Your bulky bags won’t get in the way while you view the exhibits. It’s easy to find a place to leave your extra gear, even while on the go. Simply use the Bounce app to search luggage storage Papeete and book a spot. 

James Norman Hall Museum

This house museum is dedicated to the famed American author James Norman, who co-authored The Bounty Trilogy and other works with Charles Nordhoff. He moved to Tahiti in 1920 and spent most of his life on the island. The Hall family later opened the museum, featuring several of the author’s works and belongings. If you like his work, the James Norman Hall Museum is worth visiting.

James Norman Hall Museum

There’s no policy for bags at this museum, but your tour will be more enjoyable if you don’t have to drag your suitcases and backpacks around the whole time. Stow your stuff at any of our baggage storage locations in the city. Unlike many storage lockers, we always have availability and charge the same price no matter the size of your bag.

Museum of Tahiti and The Islands

No visit to Tahiti will be complete without touring the Museum of Tahiti and The Islands, just ten minutes south of Papeete. It educates visitors about the archipelago through various exhibitions and programs. It’s also considered one of the best museums in the South Pacific, which carefully presents and chronicles Polynesian history.

Museum of Tahiti and The Islands bag policy

There’s some great info to learn at this museum, so don’t let your belongings distract you from the exhibits. It’s not stated whether you can bring bags into the museum, but storage lockers are available in the building. The lockers may fill quickly at peak times. Instead, leave your luggage at any of our spots nearby before going.

Many museums don’t allow guests to carry large bags or suitcases around the exhibits, For maximum security, it’s best to leave them with a safe luggage storage location. Small purses are typically allowed but check first with the museum’s bag policy to know what you can and can’t bring inside.

Shopping in Papeete

Shopping options in Papeete don’t include many large department stores and malls. However, you’ll find several local boutiques to shop at. Here are some of the must-visit shopping locations in the city.

Municipal Market

When you’re in Papeete, you stop by the Municipal Market, locally called the Mapuru a Paraita. It’s in the heart of the city and has many products to choose from. If you’re looking for handicrafts as souvenirs, there are plenty of options for accessories, carved sculptures, woven hats, baskets, and quilts. You’ll also see consumables, like fish or meat, as well as flowers and drinks.

Tahiti Pearl Market

Papeete is renowned for its pearls, so while you’re in the city, visit the Tahiti Pearl Market. This shop offers Tahitian pearls of different shapes, surfaces, colors, and sizes. From there, you can choose whether to get a pendant, necklace, earrings, bracelet, or ring, as well as the design. The onsite jeweler will assemble it for you, or you can do it yourself.

Vaima Shopping Center

The largest shopping option in Papeete is the Vaima Shopping Centre. It’s where you can find high-end fashion stores from different brands worldwide. The area also has many local stores for island-themed clothing, souvenirs, and food and drinks. Of course, Papeete’s signature pearls are available here as well. You can also find travel agencies, banks, repair shops, and numerous offices nearby.

Need extra storage for your shopping bags while you do some more sightseeing? Booking online with us gives you as much space as you need for your items, so you can shop as long as you'd like.

Restaurants in Papeete

When it comes to dining options, you’ll find several in Papeete. You won’t run out of places to dine. However, when in the city, it’s best to be mindful of the time, as breakfast, lunch, and dinner start early. If you come late, the restaurant may already be packed. Book a reservation beforehand to ensure you have a seat, especially on Sundays.

O Belvédère

If you ask the locals in Papeete for a restaurant recommendation, many will point you to O Belvédère. This eatery has many good options, from salads to main dishes and desserts, but its fondue is a must-try. Food aside, O Belvédère is famous for its charming setting. Its outdoor terrace is built around a tree trunk on a hill 2,000 feet above Papeete, offering a stunning view of the sea beyond. This also makes it a great place to watch the sunset. 

Le Grillardin

Another must-visit restaurant in Papeete is Le Grillardin, located just minutes from the Tahiti Nui Hotel and beloved for its foie gras. It also has fantastic Perigourdine ceps, lamb mousse, and snails, among many other delectable options. Its dishes are served at a reasonable price, and the impressive food presentations, plus the excellent service from the staff, make the whole experience even better.

Café Maeva

For Tahitian and French cuisines and a calm, pleasant vibe, visit Café Maeva. Locals and tourists frequent the café for its excellent breakfast menu, specifically its coffees, smoothies, and pastries. You’ll also like its lunch meals, offering authentic Papeete dishes like tagliatelle carbonara or moules au vin blanc and delicious dessert options. Overall, Café Maeva is an ideal restaurant for short breaks and casual dining.

By now, we bet you can't wait to sample authentic Polynesian cuisine. Dine hands-free by dropping your suitcases off at one of our luggage storage locations in Papeete. 

Store your bags while you explore Papeete

Whether spending a day or a week in Papeete, make the most of your time in this incredible city by getting out and experiencing it as soon as you arrive on your flight. By creating luggage storage points all over town, we help busy travelers like you save time and effort by watching over your bags while you explore every nook and cranny of the city. For details about our luggage storage service or to see our locations on your next trip, check the Bounce app or website.

If you plan to travel throughout French Polynesia, don’t miss Bora Bora, one of the most celebrated islands in the South Pacific. We offer fantastic luggage storage coverage throughout French Polynesia that you can take advantage of during your travels.

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