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The Friendly Islander- Papiloa's Place.

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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 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.
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Pool
Free Parking
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Multilingual Staff
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Fua'Amotu Intl Airport12 km
Kaufana Airport34 km
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Reviewed 23 August 2018 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.

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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

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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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"If you don't like noise, don't book a room looking over the water."
ellebee2000
24 Sep. 2017
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"Garden fales were quiet and charming. Tonga at its best!"
pandj1502
29 Jun. 2017
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"Get a room closer to the office for better Wi-Fi connection."
Langakali
7 Dec. 2016
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"personally i like staying in there fales as they have there own private covered seating outside"
ianargusstuart
19 May 2016
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PRICE RANGE
USD 55 - USD 74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
friendly islander hotel
LOCATION
TongaTongatapu IslandNuku'alofa
NUMBER OF ROOMS
26
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