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Olini Lodge

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Tofoa | Main Street, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Birr, Ireland
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is just such a lovely Tongan experience, Saia and Mary treated us above and beyond B n B requirements. Saia took the time, unconditionally FOC to show us parts of Tongatapu that we would not have been able to see incorporating Tongan history and culture. Heand Mary offered to help with our transport at all times, and he checked... More 

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Fiji
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I really liked the place. The hospitality was very nice. The place was clean and I liked the room in which I stayed in. The amenities was good too. It was very comfortable to stay in, was just like a home.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful little lodge with the most outstanding hospitality service ever. The host made us feel so at home and went out of his way to assist us in what we needed. I highly recommend this lodge for anyone travelling to Tonga and needing an affordable place to crash for a night or two. Thank you Saia for making our... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with a friend whilst I was volunteering in Vaiola Hospital, and so the location for this was absolutely perfect! It is a bit further out from town, a 20 minute walk, but taxis are easy and cheap to get, and Saia and Mary are more than happy to drive you if you ask! We arrived on a... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great trip around Tongatapu with the hosts also. If you are polite and engaging these guys will look after you. We had a trip around the island with the hosts to some interesting spots away from some of the main tourist areas. Fresh fruit for breakfast.

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Olini Lodge Olini lodge is a jewel in the crown of the Tongan tourist system. If you require a home away from home Olini Guesthouse is the absolute destination. Mary and Saia run a lovely guesthouse full of home-style hospitality. I recently travelled to Tonga July 25th to 7th of August to volunteer at the local Vaiola Hospital and Olini... More 

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Boston, MA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They are very nice people but way too into what I was doing every second for my liking. I had a queen room with a shared bathroom. It is actually a much smaller double bed despite the name. The room is clean however. The shower across the hall had intermittent hot water while I was there. Brekkie was included and... More 

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austria
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay with Mary and Saia was extremely memorable, especially because of the tremendous hospitality of our two hosts! It starts with the pickup from Saia at the airport, on the way to town (20 minutes drive) he tells you stories about Tonga and their people that are much more interesting than what your guidebook writes about Tonga. Then Saia... More 

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Oamaru, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having read so many wonderful reviews of Olini Lodge, it seemed like the perfect place to get orientated to Tonga. ... And it was! Saia and Mary are wonderful hosts and it really did feel more like staying with friends than in a lodge. We will definitely go back again.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To say that this is the first review I have written on tripadvisor say's a lot for the 4 nights I stayed at Olini lodge. I was recommended by a friend to stay here during my time on Tonga and it really was one of the highlights of my trip. If you are expecting luxurious soaps and the comfiest bed... More 

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