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Olini Lodge

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Tofoa | Main Street, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
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Helsinki, Finland
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I think I have never felt so welcome. We stayed two nights and those days were full of laugh (this family is super funny - I wish HBO will do a comedy show about them), good food and random trips around the beautiful iceland. My opinion is thisIf you need just a place to stay, this is not your place.... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is really well run. It is family owned and managed by the charming Saia. He is incredibly helpful and will do anything he can to ensure your stay is as comfortable and fun as possible including arranging and booking things for you. The rooms are comfortable and clean. They're by no means extravagant but do bear in mind... More 

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Moriusaq, Nordgronland, Greenland
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Olini Lodge is handily situated on the main road a short drive to the town centre. It is quiet as the lodge building is well back from the roadside. The lodge is a family run business, with the owners living on site temporarily when we stayed. The owners offer (good) advice, provide transport, including a loan vehicle, and free breakfast... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We travel to Vava'u twice a year and we have stayed at Scenic and Emerald few times while in transit , but on this last trip we wanted to try something different. I looked around online and I came across great reviews on Olini lodge and I went ahead and booked it before we left Sydney. Funny enough I found... More 

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

We stayed for 4 nights in Nuku'alofa & time just flew! Very hospitable family & only too happy to help out with any small thing. It was my husbands birthday & Mary had organised a beautiful birthday cake which was a surprise for him! They took us sightseeing & would drop us in town whenever we needed to go.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

I stayed here for 4 nights with my husband and daughter. Never will you get better treatment from your hosts! Kind, considerate & super friendly – they will pick you up and drop you off in town wherever you want to go. Mary took very good care of us, and even had an impromptu cooking lesson one night when one... More 

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Nadi, Fiji
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

My 1 day experience at Olini Lodge, has left me with a lasting impression and friendship that will last forever. As soon as I entered the door I felt right at home and the hospitality extended by the beautiful owners/staff, unforgettable. I would highly recommend, if you want to personally experience the Friendly Isles than Olini Lodge is the place... More 

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Armstrong, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

We stayed at the Olini Sept 1st to 5th, 2015. Just for context, we are well seasoned travelers. The proprietor's Saia and Mary Fonua are the nicest kindest people you could ever meet. They treat you like family. While we were there, previous guests came back just to say hi (and so did we). They also know where all the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

We stayed here for 4 nights during our stay in Tongatapu. We stayed in the King room with private ensuite. The room is very large as is the bathroom. There is definitely hot water and great water pressure! The location is less than 5 minutes drive out of town. We opted to hire one of Saia's cars to travel around... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

They will make you feel like at home, sharing stories and their culture. Also the food ;) One of the people I'll never forget. The room was not luxurious but I just stayed in room to sleep. The rest of the lodge is just amazing. So if you want to meet really nice people then stay there. Many thanks for... More 

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