Kainantu Hotel is on a Hill overlooking Kainantu Town. Kainantu is a town in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea. It has some historical significance as an airstrip town during WWII. It functions primarily as a market town for local produce growers and cash croppers. It is located on the Highlands Highway approximately 170 kilometres (110 mi) by road from Lae and 90 kilometres (56 mi) by road from Goroka. It is 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) approx from a nearby Summer Institute of Linguistics centre at Ukarumpa. It is also home to Cultural Centre and nearby Yonki Dam. Kainantu has basic facilities such as shopping centres, coffee factories, school, hospital, police station, district court, and service stations.