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The Friendly Islander- Papiloa's Place.

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Overview
Vuna Rd Touliki, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island Tonga See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Suites
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff always helpful, especially regarding local events, and willing to arrange transport. Clean rooms with all we needed. Lovely to be able to use private pool. The cultural evening they recommended is well worth it.

Thank Navigator299337
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Cheap and cheerful basic quiet self-catering units on the outskirts of town right on the bay. Small pool on site. Free WiFi in reception plus parking. Clean and tidy but a little battered round the edges. Good value compared to most offerings. Very soft bed...More

Thank OnwardTraveller
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I had a mixed experience, but I can confidently say that if you have a car, are with another person and are only there for a night or two, you will be fine. The lady who runs the place is kind and helpful. I was...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This hotel is cheap but it's a bit rundown. It does the job if you need to overnighter somewhere but I wouldn't be basing any long term stays here. We stayed in a studio room and went for the place because it wasn't too far...More

Thank lu_rvs
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Very friendly, quiet, clean, and a very local feeling. We spent two nights on arrival in Tonga, and chose to come back here for three more nights before we left. Fiona could not have been more kind and helpful to us, with suggestions for excursions...More

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Description
The Friendly Islander is your home-away-from-home with Papiloa and team. We are a 30 minute or so drive from Fua'amotu International Airport and about a 5 minute drive to town where you can also find several places ...More to shop for food such as the local fish and vegetable markets and convenience stores. We offer 2 types of affordable (self-catered, non-smoking) accommodation options, in the form of units in the old wing either facing the sea (and Vuna Road) or facing our outdoor pool. There are also fales (bungalows) which are more private and cosy nestled among the gardens. All rooms have a bed(/s), a private bathroom and fan. Some have kitchen facilities, air conditioning and cable TV. Available on advance arrangement are transfers to or from airport and meals. Free WiFi is available in our reception area. Our place is suitable for group stays, families, individuals, couples or business trips. So look no further for 'your-home-away-from home' for your next visit to Tonga. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Microwave
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
26
Price range
US$55 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Friendly Islander Hotel
Location
Tonga > Tongatapu Island > Nuku'alofa
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
26
Price range
US$55 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Friendly Islander Hotel
Location
Tonga > Tongatapu Island > Nuku'alofa
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Traveller (6)
Room & Suite (26)
Pool & Beach (6)
Dining (3)
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"If you don't like noise, don't book a room looking over the water."
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"Garden fales were quiet and charming. Tonga at its best!"
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"Get a room closer to the office for better Wi-Fi connection."
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"personally i like staying in there fales as they have there own private covered seating outside"
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