We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 17 Apia B&Bs / inns

Moanalisa Hotel

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Main Road | Vaitele, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Moanalisa Hotel to your Saves list
Moanalisa Hotel
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
73%
Ranked #6 of 17 Apia B&B and Inns
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
ChuckBrooks Alamogordo, New Mexico
Write a Review

23 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    10
    7
    2
    3
    1
See reviews for
6
10
1
4
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (8)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Alamogordo, New Mexico
Top Contributor
240 reviews 240 reviews
80 hotel reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here 3 nights during our trip. The hotel is nice, clean, good A/C, but very loud. They had a band on a Friday night and the guests in another room nearby were drunk and very loud. You could hear them laughing and talking until the early morning. Then one of them got sick and you could hear her... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

The service was terrible. The bathroom had a foul smell you couldnt not flush the toilet properly. There were cobwebs behind the doors and on the ceiling. The stuffed up our dinner not once but twice. They also stuffed up my booking by over charging. They made the mistake and did not give us a discount. The breakfast and dinner... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Canberra, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

this place was great for accommodation, outing and just something to drink or eat. Stayed for 5 days and the friendly staff were just professional and very friendly. Very relax. We really enjoyed the band playing and very friendly atmosphere. will recommend to anyone going to Samoa, great rates and great service, staff better than any where else in Samoa.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Stayd there for four nights and it was a great place to get away from the busy traffic of Apia. Very close to shops, market, gas station. The live band every nights didnt botherd me. Very friendly staff, and the rooms were very spacious and ideal for big family. Air condition nd hot shower were perfect. So highly recomends to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We arrived after midnight and didn't really know what to expect. We didn't mind trying this place out as other family members have recommended it. The wobbly doorhandle wasn't a good sign to start with, then the lighting was just too dim, room size was just too crammed for 2adults and a 7yr old and all our luggage. The aircon... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Brisbane
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
41 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Apia was full and there was little accommodation available. This hotel was found and it is a long way out from town so there is little practical sense in staying here if you have business in town. The rooms are plain but clean (sort of) and the bathroom was good but the sheets on the room were dirty (full of... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lynwood, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

first id like to say how much i loved staying here.i am a cali girl and man this hotel made me feel so comfortable when i felt really out of place in samoa.you know being in a new tropical place can be over whelming at times.....to me it was the one hotel that made me feel as if i was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

We arrived in the afternoon without a booking to have a look. The two staff who were in the (very nice) reception area didnt seem very interested in assiting us or showing us a room. The young man they eventually called to show us a room was very helpful, but initially we only stayed because we were hot & tired.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Lisbon Portugal
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

This was my first time in Samoa and was recommended the Moanalisa by a work mate. Great place. Air conditioning in all rooms Great pool Great bar 20 mins by bus to Apia Service is relaxed, if you need anything you just ask. Easier to go next door to the dairy to get small amounts of tea, coffee etc than... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Hamilton, New Zealand
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

Sadly this was our worst experience of the three hotels we stayed at. We spent three nights. While the room and view was lovely, the service left little to be desired. There was only one cup no milk provided, and the coffee and whitener sachets were all dried out. The room was never serviced during our stay. The staff came... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Moanalisa Hotel, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Moanalisa Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Moanalisa Hotel

Address: Main Road | Vaitele, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
Location: Samoa > Upolu > Apia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Moanalisa Hotel 3*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and Tingo so you can book your Moanalisa Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Moanalisa Hotel Samoa/Apia

31 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (10)
Viewed
Room/suite (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (3)
Viewed
Business center/function rooms (1)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (22)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (6)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (3)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (8)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in Apia with
any amenities