Kiribati (pronounced Kiribas) is an independent republic within the Commonwealth of Nations, located in the central Pacific Ocean, about 4,000 km (about 2,500 mi) southwest of Hawaii. It is part of the division of the Pacific islands that is known as Micronesia. Kiribati consists of 33 coral islands divided among three island groups: the Gilbert Islands, the Phoenix Islands, and the Line Islands.
The Otintaai Hotel is located on the edge of the peaceful Tarawa lagoon. The facilities include 40 air-conditioned rooms with restaurant, lounge and bar. The hotel is a 15 minute bus journey from Bonriki International Airport.