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Alamogordo, New Mexico
Reviewed 9 September 2014

We stayed here 3 nights during our trip. The hotel is nice, clean, good A/C, but very loud. They had a band on a Friday night and the guests in another room nearby were drunk and very loud. You could hear them laughing and talking until the early morning. Then one of them got sick and you could hear her...

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4Thank ChuckBrooks
Reviewed 19 July 2014

The service was terrible. The bathroom had a foul smell you couldnt not flush the toilet properly. There were cobwebs behind the doors and on the ceiling. The stuffed up our dinner not once but twice. They also stuffed up my booking by over charging. They made the mistake and did not give us a discount. The breakfast and dinner...

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5Thank sunflower2005
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 8 July 2014

this place was great for accommodation, outing and just something to drink or eat. Stayed for 5 days and the friendly staff were just professional and very friendly. Very relax. We really enjoyed the band playing and very friendly atmosphere. will recommend to anyone going to Samoa, great rates and great service, staff better than any where else in Samoa....

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1Thank Anastasia N
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 May 2014 via mobile

Stayd there for four nights and it was a great place to get away from the busy traffic of Apia. Very close to shops, market, gas station. The live band every nights didnt botherd me. Very friendly staff, and the rooms were very spacious and ideal for big family. Air condition nd hot shower were perfect. So highly recomends to...

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2Thank Ptuf
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 January 2014

We arrived after midnight and didn't really know what to expect. We didn't mind trying this place out as other family members have recommended it. The wobbly doorhandle wasn't a good sign to start with, then the lighting was just too dim, room size was just too crammed for 2adults and a 7yr old and all our luggage. The aircon...

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8Thank TropicalMango72
Brisbane
Reviewed 19 October 2013

Apia was full and there was little accommodation available. This hotel was found and it is a long way out from town so there is little practical sense in staying here if you have business in town. The rooms are plain but clean (sort of) and the bathroom was good but the sheets on the room were dirty (full of...

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3Thank Karta_Mita
Lynwood, California
Reviewed 9 September 2013

first id like to say how much i loved staying here.i am a cali girl and man this hotel made me feel so comfortable when i felt really out of place in samoa.you know being in a new tropical place can be over whelming at times.....to me it was the one hotel that made me feel as if i was...

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1Thank hellohi_tif
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 June 2013

We arrived in the afternoon without a booking to have a look. The two staff who were in the (very nice) reception area didnt seem very interested in assiting us or showing us a room. The young man they eventually called to show us a room was very helpful, but initially we only stayed because we were hot & tired....

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3Thank Mumaz
Lisbon Portugal
Reviewed 27 May 2013

This was my first time in Samoa and was recommended the Moanalisa by a work mate. Great place. Air conditioning in all rooms Great pool Great bar 20 mins by bus to Apia Service is relaxed, if you need anything you just ask. Easier to go next door to the dairy to get small amounts of tea, coffee etc than...

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2Thank Jenne D
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 August 2012

Sadly this was our worst experience of the three hotels we stayed at. We spent three nights. While the room and view was lovely, the service left little to be desired. There was only one cup no milk provided, and the coffee and whitener sachets were all dried out. The room was never serviced during our stay. The staff came...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Moanalisa Hotel is named after daughters of the owners Liz and John Hunt who first built the hotel in 2010. The hotel is located in Vaitele on the main road between Apia and the airport only a few minutes from Apia city. Liz and John manage the hotel along with their children - which makes it very much a family affair. They are ably supported by their other friendly and helpful staff members and boast having one of the best restaurants in town. Their goal is to make every guest feel like a member of the family. Guest rooms are tastefully decorated, extremely clean and well appointed with new LCD TV, bar fridge, telephone, and coffee/tea making facilities in room. There are many local amenities close by including transport to/from the city or airport, car rental, bank and a medical center right outside the front door. The newly built Vaitele Markets are also located right across the road from the hotel. All this combines to truly make Moanalisa Hotel your family and home in the heart of Polynesia. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Moanalisa Hotel

Address: Main Road | Vaitele, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
Region: Samoa > Upolu > Apia
Price Range: $150 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Moanalisa Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 33
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