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Olini Lodge

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Tofoa | Main Street, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Olini lodge for 5 nights before our trip to Vavau. All the comments on trip advisor are absolutely correct - this is truly a great place to stay! Room: We stayed at Queen room with en-suite which was very private and comfortable for a small family with one kid. Food: breakfast includes toast, muffins, drinks, plenty of... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We spent at Olini Lodge just couple of days, but this weekend was just amazing. Saia (host) and his family are the most welcoming people I’ve ever met! Olini Lodge truly gives you a feeling of home away from home. Wonderful hospitality! We booked the King Room at Olini Lodge. Room and bathroom were very clean, breakfast was huge. There... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We stayed at the Olini Lodge in an upstairs double room. It provided a very comfortable safe and friendly environment for our trip. As with Tonga as a whole you should expect the unusual. Our host Saia Fonua made everything easy - he couldn't do enough for us. If he couldn't do it himself, he knew a man or woman... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We arrived as guests but left as friends what an amazing holiday due to our wonderful warm hosts Saia Olini and Mary This is more than lodge it was like being at a friends place and being treated as a one of the family this is the most unique style of holiday of holiday accommodation I have ever stayed in.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This is a place like home at the end of the world! We Never got such a worm welcome througout the world than here! Tonga itself is a great place to visit, but being guided bei Saia and hosted by the whole family made our stay here an absolute highlight on our trip! Thanks for all, this is a place,... More 

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Getxo, Spain
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Once again Saia made my stay in Nuku'alofa much more enjoyable. He's always ready to help in anything you need. It isn't the cheapest place or the closest to town, but you feel at home. If I go there next season I'll repeat for sure.

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California
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Olini's is really more than a lodge. I'm sure if you came and just wanted a room by yourself, it could be that. But it's really about Saia and the amazing service and warm and giving attitude that he brings to the place. We stayed here on our way in and our way out and it was just fabulous. Would... More 

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UK
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101 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We booked Olini lodge so that we could get expert help from Sosiah to make the most of our time here. He picked us up at the airport as arranged and drove us to his guest house named after his daughter Olini. We had a room upstairs with a small double bed, shared balcony and shared shower and restroom. It... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

What a beautiful home away from home. Saia and Olini are truly beautiful people. The accommodation is perfect, it is like being with lifetime friends. Yes the rooms are clean and tidy but Olinis is so much more than 4 walls- its a temple of love and warmth. Missing my Tongan second home...and Mari I saw your review and send... More 

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Long Beach, California, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Olini lodge is the most welcoming, heart warming place I have stayed in - ever. It is a welcoming home. It is full of love and laughter. It sets the pace of what Tonga is about. Love, generosity, kindness and sharing. Human connection at its best. Saia is loving and generous on so many levels. Saia is an example of... More 

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