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Tatiana Motel -Tanugamanono

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Reviewed 29 July 2011

This is a basic hotel about a 25 minute walk or 5 minute taxi ride (5 Tala - or about $2.30 US ) from downtown Apia on the Cross Island road. 5 minutes walk from the hospital and close to the National University of Samoa and Fangalii Airport (if you are coming in from Pago.) Rooms were air conditioned and...

11Thank kiaorana5
Reviewed 22 June 2011

If you want to stay in a family environment where the owners and staff honestly care about your welfare and happiness - you will not do better than this hotel. It is not a 'resort-type' hotel with swimming pool and bar. We stayed for almost 3 weeks in a superior room (about $50 per night) which was spotless and cleaned...

8Thank splitterzz
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 May 2011

Stayed at Tatiana for 2 weeks in February 2011. I have traveled to Samoa a lot, staying at resorts and with Samoan families. Tatiana is certainly an amazing place to stay, you immediately feel at home and feel part of the family. The 10 minute walk to the hospital makes it the perfect location for medical students. My experience was...

4Thank Michael255119
Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2010

I stayed at Tatiana with a friend for 6-7weeks over the summer as part of our medical elective. We picked Tatiana because of its proximity to the TTM hospital and its reduced rates for medical students. On our arrival (after 3 long days travelling) Tatiana very quickly felt like home. We were staying in a two person en-suite room which...

4Thank EDMWatson
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2010

I stayed at Tatiana for 8 weeks with a group of medical students as part of our medical elective placement in the nearby hospital. If you are a medical student in the same position, you HAVE to come here...but that also applies to anyone else wanting to make the most out of a trip to Samoa and meet a great...

5Thank nplafferty
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 November 2010

I stayed at Tatiana's for the 7 weeks of my medical elective. As a solo female traveller I had initially had some reservations about how safe I would feel, but the lovely family at Tatiana made me feel welcome and safe instantly. I'd like to say a special thankyou to Athene. She went above and beyond on a regular basis....

8Thank doctorbubbles
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2010

I stayed at Tatiana Motel with a couple of others from Newcastle Medical School for our medical elective. We stayed for 2 whole months, and never wanted to leave. Athene the manager, and her parents, went above and beyond for us, and helped with restaurants, car hire, activities and trips to other islands. Their advice was invaluable and made our...

6Thank Anna_Rodgers
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2010

I stayed at the Tatiana Motel, Tanugamanono, with 2 friends for 4 weeks in July 2010. I could not recommend the motel more highly! We were in Samoa from the UK for our medical elective and chose Tatiana for it's great rates and proximity to the hospital. It was definitely the right choice! Athene (the hotel manager) is one of...

5Thank Pippa_Crabtree
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2010

We stayed here for one month during our medical elective at the hospital in Apia. We could not speak more highly of Athene and her family who run Tatiana. It is a superb place to be, especially if you are a medical student or traveller. Athene & her family do a wonderful job at making sure you are welcome and...

1Thank AmyBibs
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 July 2010

Athene and her family are the most welcoming hosts in all of Samoa. From the moment I walked throught the door I was greeted by a smile and lots of useful information. The family, friendly feeling allows travellers to bond and it is within easy reach of Samoa's national hospital in Apia. The quiet rooms are cheap, spacious, clean and...

4Thank alexgrundy

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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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#1 Best Value Hotel in Apia
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“away from pool is best”
171majedm, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the front have no hot water.”
dang_90, 19 Feb 2013 | Read review
“The balcony rooms are OK so that you can sit outside and see the world go by.”
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.”
Dominic2208, 13 Oct 2011 | Read review
“get the room up the stairs”
kapz52, 4 Aug 2011 | Read review
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