Palau & Yap - West Plaza Hotels and Sams Tours

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West Plaza HotelsWest Plaza Hotels offers 134 rooms at 5 separate hotel locations and 134 rooms throughout Koror to serve you.

All Hotels Offer:

  • Air Conditioned Rooms
  • Private Bath, Tub & Shower
  • Full Bath Amenities
  • Telephone and Fax Services
  • Cable TV
  • Refrigerator
  • Complimentary Coffee
  • Laundry & Dry Cleaning Services
  • Airport Transfers
  • Complimentary Beach Towels



Features 36 rooms overlooking the ocean lagoon and nearby islands. Rooms range from standard class to deluxe rooms with kitchenettes, and a penthouse suite on the roof deck with a large private veranda, whirpool bath, kitchenette, and plenty of spacious living area. West Plaza By the Sea also features the Red Rooster Cafe. The cafe offers a wide selection of Japanese Cruisine, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The nightly happy hour features Palau's only locally brewed beer on tap, Red Rooster Draft.


West Plaza By the Sea also offer rental car service, Toyota Rent a Car, located at the lobby of the hotel. It opens daily from 8 AM to 5 PM also during flight arrival and departure time.  Toyota Rent a Car offers a wide range  of vehicles from economy class to full size sedans.  For the truly adventurous, 4X4s and SUVs are also available. 



MapLocated in the heart of Koror, West Plaza Downtown provides easy access to the main shopping district and "restaurant row." Major shopping centers, postal service, and local attractions are within few minutes walk from the hotel. 

West Plaza Downtown features 20 rooms ranging from standard to deluxe. A spacious communal veranda is located at the rear of the hotel where hotel guests can relax with friends.

West Plaza Downtown also offer a cozy reading area where hotel guests can choose from a large collection of international books and magazines.

WCTC Shopping Center provides true one-stop shopping. Ben Franklin Department Store showcase local talents and products. One hour photo developing is also available.




Conveniently located near museums, restaurants and banks. West Plaza Desekel offers 30 rooms ranging from deluxe to standard accommodations. 

Located on the Hotel's ground floor is the Deskel Market, a full service grocery store complete with ice cold beverages, fresh local and imported produce and a large assortment of Western and Asian foods. 



Located on the island of Malakal, the main dive shop and tour departure point in Koror.  West Plaza Malakal features 34 rooms ranging from standard to two-bedroom suites.  The standard rooms offer private balcony and in-toom safety boxes.  The suites offer two bedrooms with full size kitchen, a dining area, and a spacious living room with a large bayview window.

West Plaza Malakal is close to Red Rooster Cafe, Palm Bay Bistro, and walking distance to bars, discos, and dive centers. 



If you are looking for a quiet oceanfront getaway, West Plaza Coral Reef is the place to stay.  Located on the water's edge, each room features a private balcony overlooking the lagoon and nearby islands of Meyuns, and Babeldaob.  The hotel is also a great vista point for Palau's famous sunset.


Newly built, West Plaza Coral Reef features 14 spacious rooms ranging from deluxe to suites.


Diving witth Sam's Tours PalauDivers seeking the ultimate underwater experience will be whisked away by Sam's Tours, a PADI Five Star National Geographic Center, and Palau's most award-winning dive center and eco-adventure tour company.  Sam’s Tours operates every day of the year, offering scuba dive trips, snorkel trips, rock island tours, land tours, and sailing charters. 


They provide a full range of guided tours and services that includes full day or half-day trips and customized private charters for individuals, families and groups. Their modern facilities include a full service PADI 5 Star Dive Center complete with authorized Scubapro and Aqua Lung sales and service, a Digital Photo Center offer rentals and download services, and Underwater Videography Services.


Sam's Tours is less than 40 minutes by speedboat from Palau's stunning outer reefs and only 10 minutes away from the many ships and plane wrecks leftover from WWII.


Their custom built boats provide safe, fast, and comfortable trips and for added safety and comfort,  diving guests are offered complimentary Nitrox up to 36% (with proof of certification) and a maximum of only eight divers per guide.


As a leader in efforts to protect Palau's natural resources, Sam's Tours is a corporate sponsor of the Palau Shark Sanctuary and the only Palau dive center to receive the Palau Conservation Society “Corporate Partner in Conservation 10 Year Award”.


Photographs courtesy of West Plaza Hotels and Sams Tours


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