DW Motel Palau

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In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of DW Motel Palau

DW Motel Palau

2.5 star property
Central motel in Koror, connected to the convention center

8.2/10 Very Good

203 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry facilities
Main Street, Koror, 96940
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Library
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Multilingual staff
  • Concierge services
  • Picnic area
  • Luggage storage
For families
  • Private bathroom
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free self parking
  • Free toiletries
Cleaning & Safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Heart of Koror

Getting around

  • Koror (ROR-Palau Intl.) - 11 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

DW Motel Palau

DW Motel Palau offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for USD 20.00 per person one way. Freebies like WiFi and self parking are added perks, and guests looking to stay active can check out the nearby kayaking, scuba diving, and snorkeling. Fellow travelers say good things about the helpful staff and WiFi.


English, Filipino, Japanese

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 20 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 6 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms (speed: 50+ Mbps)


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Free onsite extended parking
  • Onsite parking limited


  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator

What to do

  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library


  • English
  • Filipino
  • Japanese

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi (speed of 50+ Mbps)

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 20.00 per person (one way)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 10 (subject to availability)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 5 percent

Children & extra beds

  • Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 2 and 12 costs USD 20.00 (one way)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.


This property does not have elevators.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Also known as

DW Motel
DW Motel Palau
DW Motel Palau Koror
DW Motel Palau, South Pacific
DW Palau Koror
DW Motel Palau Motel
DW Motel Palau Koror
DW Motel Palau Motel Koror

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Overall score and ratings


Very Good




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

The DW motel is conveniently located on the Main Street in downtown Koror. It is a no-frills, economy hotel in a convenient lopcation, and as long as you are not looking for resort amenities (and price!), this place is very good. The staff is friendly and helpful, and very good responding to inquiries. We were looking for a convenient, inexpensive, place to catch some sleep while waiting for a midnight flight home, and this place filled that role perfectly.
Timothy, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

There is a small kitchen and washing area for diving equipment. I very appreciate them.
7-night family trip
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6/10 Good

1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

7-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Great budget motel
Staffs were very helpful, just keep in mind that there are things that they cannot do when the manager is not around, like restocking your favourite beer. There is not much to this motel, which is just fine when you have other priority, like scuba diving. Actually the whole Palau has very little to offer other than scuba diving and related water activities, you'll notice the moment you landed: an airport without air-conditioning. The location is just a bit west to the main strip, so it is quiet. Free filtered water and cooking facilities are provided if you like to take care of yourself. The staffs keep the place clean, but creatures like ants are unavoidable, if you have food in your room, keep them locked and sealed. Wi-fi is inconsistent, at least on the 3rd floor where I stayed.
Barnaby, 10-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Good for budget traveller
Location is convenient and quiet, room is very clean. Wifi at lobby area.
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8/10 Very Good

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10/10 Exceptional

Palau Through the Eyes of the DW Motel
Hafa Adai: I was truly unaware off the hotel's capacities until I arrived. It was lovely yet hidden motel. It was quiet and truly focused on those that just want to be away. It was far from the general hotel areas, quiet. It was a small hotel and I felt at home. I was not walking a huge reception area, or elevators or expansive hallways. It was exceptionally clean and maintained. Since there are no restaurants at the motel, I needed to eat somewhere. This was not a problem since the eating sites are within walking distance. In addition, small stores were nearby providing my basic daily needs. Palau is a beautiful destination. Nature was all around. Thus I was always mesmerize by the island's landscape, flora and fauna. From my room, I observed the extensive mangrove forest. The motel was a neighborhood location. Families lived surrounding the hotel. I thought this gave me an insight and casual observations of how Palauans lived. The people of the land is the primary asset of any destination. Nearby, the only Public High School of the island is located, Palau Senior High School. Thus, I observed the students daily in the morning and early afternoon when I walked through the main boulevard of Koror.. Adjacent to the high school is the Palau Community College. Not too far, I was able to see the Palau National Museum and certain National State Government Offices. Again, all were within walking distance. Truly, the DW Motel was my home away from home.
MALIA, 3-night trip
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