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Tatiana Motel -Tanugamanono

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Reviewed 27 December 2014

I cannot rate Tatiana's highly enough after a truelly fantastic 4 weeks there! The rooms were cleaned regularly, with fresh bedding and towels and beds were comfortable with good air conditioning and fans also. The motel provides an excellent complimentary breakfast of tropical fruit, cereal, toast, eggs and usually some form of extra (Chad's pancakes were a personal favourite). It...

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3Thank leorbrown1
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 December 2014

Tatiana's Motel was amazing - everyone was always so accommodating and helpful for the duration of our stay! The rooms had brilliant air conditioning and were cleaned regularly. It is only a five minute walk from the supermarket and also the hospital for medical students doing placement in Samoa. The family were always so friendly and Chad and Sandra especially...

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1Thank Fiona A
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 December 2014

I cannot recommend Tatiana's highly enough! As a medical student it was THE perfect place to stay. It is the people that make it. Chad never stopped giving his absolute all to ensure we had a great stay. He offered everything from golfing trips, to hitting the best swimming spots, to buying uncountable rounds of drinks! He couldn't do enough...

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2Thank Luke R
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 December 2014

I recently stayed at Tatiana's for 4 weeks whilst on medical elective and would whole-heartedly recommend it to anyone traveling to Apia, especially medical students. It is conveniently located, 5 minutes walk from the hospital and 5 minute taxi to town. We stayed in a triple room which was spacious, clean and well equipped with an ensuite/fan/aircon/fridge. Breakfast of fruits/toast/cereal/boiled...

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Reviewed 18 December 2014 via mobile

Tatiana's was an excellent place to stay. I would highly recommend it to med students and tourists alike. We stayed in the triple share room which was clean, had plenty of space, en suite bathroom, mini fridge and best of all air conditioning. Unfortunately the pool was being built during our stay but should be a great addition for 2015....

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1Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 12 December 2014

The place was amazing and conveniently located close to the hospital. Great, affordable rooms which were air conditioned. The family took us to attractions and took us out to enjoy the nightlife and made us feel at home, especially Chad and Sandra. They were always happy to help us organise trips and hire cars etc. The staff were also very...

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2Thank Omal F
Armidale, Australia
Reviewed 27 November 2014

Recently stated at tatianas for 2 months with another medical student for our elective. It's prefect for students, good value, nice air conditioned rooms and only a short walk to the hospital. The family and staff looked after us really well, felt very welcome the whole time. Would definitely recommend it for all students

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2Thank Angus W
Reviewed 29 July 2014 via mobile

I stayed at Tatiana's motel for one month whilst carrying out my medical elective at the local hospital. I instantly felt welcomed to say the least. The family that own the motel live there too so we would dine at the same time and catch up on what we'd been up to. They invited all the guests to the family...

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3Thank Sarah H
Canterbury, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 July 2014

I had the most wonderful time at Tatiana's as a student, we were so well taken care of by Mama, Papa, Chad, Alex and the rest of the Tatiana Family. If you want a real Samoan experience this is definitely the place to go! The rooms were very clean and self contained for such a brilliant price which is fantastic...

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5Thank EJL_NZ
Birmingham
Reviewed 3 July 2014

I stayed at tatiana's for my medical elective. We were welcomed into the family straight away and they were so helpful in helping us make the most of our experience in Samoa. The rooms are clean and the location is great, only a 5 minute walk to the hospital or 5 minute taxi into town (very cheap). I had the...

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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the outskirts of Apia City within a 3 minutes walking distance to TTM Samoa National Hospital; Oceania University of Medicine and is also close to the National University of Samoa; Ministry of Education, RLS Museum and SPREP. Most popular location for families, medical students, conference/meeting participants, church, sports and school groups & those who like to be near town, not 'in' town in a peaceful, quality & relaxing environment at affordable unbeatable prices. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tatiana Motel -Tanugamanono

Address: Apia, Upolu, Samoa
Region: Samoa > Upolu > Apia
Price Range: $48 - $58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Tatiana Hotel Apia
Tatiana Hotel Tanugamanono
Tatiana Motel -Tanugamanono Samoa/Apia
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Apia
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“away from pool is best”
 of 5 bubbles 171majedm, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the front have no hot water.”
 of 5 bubbles dang_90, 19 Feb 2013 | Read review
“The balcony rooms are OK so that you can sit outside and see the world go by.”
 of 5 bubbles pemicknz, 21 Apr 2012 | Read review
“Ask for the rooms away from the road- they have better air con and the water is warm. Be wary though these rooms are always in demand so you may have to start out front and work your way in.”
 of 5 bubbles Dominic2208, 13 Oct 2011 | Read review
“get the room up the stairs”
 of 5 bubbles kapz52, 4 Aug 2011 | Read review
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