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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 October 2016

A great place to visit and take time out for ourselves. Right on the lagoon beautiful views over the reef, great snorkeling just a few meters from our Fale, relaxed walks along the beach and to the point and more snorkeling in beautiful clear water. Accommodation simple with well fitted out kitchen. Great hosts who ensured we had everything we...

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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Really great spot. Was exactly as advertised, cute, clean functional fale, ocean view from the bed. Chris and Shane were lovely and helpful. The DIY fish platter was perfect and well priced. Plenty o whales.

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1Thank Kath A
New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We have just returned from a wonderful holiday at Blue Banana Beach House where we felt immediately at home in our Tree House cabana. Waking up to the ocean right outside our window was wonderful and the sunsets were exquisite. The beach and lagoon are beautiful with good snorkeling and we really enjoyed watching whales passing by in the outer...

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2Thank ajcs2016
Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 September 2016

The fact this resort has only 4 units, and run by the same operators for 30 odd years really appealed to us. We really enjoyed our stay. Shane and Chris are really kind and helpful. I think they are "living the dream" out surfing and swimming, doing a bit of artwork here and there, eating lovely fresh fish and vegetables...

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1Thank mary2936
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Blue Banana beach house is a lovely get away with great freedom and privacy to enjoy the rambling garden. the long white sand beach and your own company. We enjoyed staying in the Lookout and found it comfortable, clean and perfectly simple while catering for all our needs. It worked as a family holiday location (2 adults and 2 kids)...

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2Thank Trilegador
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We have been told so many times to not even bother visiting Tonga. But when we were planning our mid-year getaway, we decided "What the hell?!" and we just booked some flights as it is always the cheapest flights to the pacific islands. We decided to look for self-catering to be on the safe side and I'm glad we did,...

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3Thank CHDJ
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 September 2016

This was our second visit to the Blue Banana. We stayed there in 2014 at around the same time of year. This time we invited 2 other couples to join us for a week. We stayed in the Maui Fale again and our friends stayed in the newly built 2 storied Fale which provided them with two double rooms upstairs...

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2Thank Croz63
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 September 2016

The Location is nice and the owner is nice enough but that is all I can say that is nice about the Blue Banana. The studio we stayed in "THE MAUI " which was meant to be the Deluxe studio, it was filthy there is mold on all the ceilings, shower curtain and shower tiles every ledge and shelf had...

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2Thank 1love2travel2016
ShaneTonga, Owner at Blue Banana Beach House, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post a review. We have taken your critique on board & will discuss some of the points with our staff but would also like to respond to your main points here. Mould is certainly an issue in the tropics & not contained exclusively to our accommodation. We have lots of louvre windows to allow...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Fantastic location,could see whales from our deck!!.Shane was a great host and provided us with fantastic tuna and mahi-mahi. Simple bungalows with cooking facilities with amazing view. Perfect. Cheers Steve/Sam manly NSW.

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2Thank steve50_13
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We stayed in two of the beach cottages, The Boat House and Fale Maui. Perfect location looking over the lagoon, and private decks beside the sea as well! Saw whales while we breakfasted there three or four times..and one evening, while we were watching the surfies. Chris and Shane were ideal hosts: especially appreciated Chris's evening platters, local community and...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Absolute beach front nestled in a tropical plantation on the Royal Estate of Kanokupolu, right in the middle of the most beautiful sandy beach, close to marine reserve. All fales have prime beachfront positions right above the waters edge making them the closest accommodation to the water in Tonga. Whales swim past your door. All are fully self-contained & have great views from the windows & personal decks for relaxing solitude. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Banana Beach House

Address: 1 Ika Lahi Rd | Kanokupolu, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
Region: Tonga > Tongatapu Island
Price Range: $47 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Blue Banana Beach House Hotel Tongatapu Island
Blue Banana Beach House Tonga/Tongatapu Island
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“All the Fale's are private.”
 of 5 bubbles driftin2016, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Each of the Fales offer something different but The Maui Studio has an ensuite bathroom and outdoor shower.”
 of 5 bubbles Croz63, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All lbungalows have amazing views.”
 of 5 bubbles steve50_13, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Free Wifi available . This is a small family resort, not a hotel. Beautiful location, well-cared for cottages, and very good value.”
 of 5 bubbles Charmaine2491, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Scissors for opening packages would be helpful as would an extra towel rail in the bathroom. If you have a mozzie net, pack it.”
 of 5 bubbles Manderson48, 30 May 2016 | Read review
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