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Olini Lodge

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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Getxo, Spain
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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4 hotel reviews
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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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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
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

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
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I really enjoyed my time at Olini Lodge, I had so many laughs and special memories created. The breakfast was great! Omgoodness I miss all that lovely fresh fruit!! It really did have that 'home away from home' feeling. The only thing I regret is arriving on Saturday afternoon meaning I missed the Saturday flee markets across the road. If... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We stayed at Olini lodge twice during our recent visit to Tonga and we didn't know what to expect. And what a surprise we got! A lovely home away from home and Saia the host was very knowledgeable and very extremely helpful. He went really out of his way to make us feel at home in "his" country, which he... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I stayed here with two friends for three weeks In June. We chose it based on the great Trip Advisor reviews and we weren't disappointed... in fact it far exceeded our expectations!! We were greeted at 2am at the airport by Saia, our warm and generous host and his generosity continued until the moment we left. He showed us around... More 

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6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We stayed at the Olini Lodge with Saia and his daughter Olini for two nights. Saia was incredibly welcoming, and even waited around the airport for two hours to pick us up after our flight was delayed! We explored the island with Saia's "Lost in Tonga" tour and had a great experience. You really feel like you have made an... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

My mum and I started and ended our adventure inTonga at Olini Lodge. We were greeted by the wonderful Saia, who immediately put us at ease with his relaxed and humourous persona from the get go. The lodge is comfortable and feels like a home and is taken care of by the sweet Olini, Saia's duaghter. The breakfasts were lovely... More 

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Address: Tofoa | Main Street, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
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Location: Tonga > Tongatapu Island > Nuku'alofa
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Number of rooms: 5
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