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Orator Hotel

3.0 of 5 Villa   |   Tanumapua Village, Alafaalava Road, Aleisa, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
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Ranked #4 of 18 Specialty lodging in Apia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best resorts I've been to in all of Samoa. The clean rooms and faccilities, great service and great food makes for a hotel that strives to provide consistency in their services they provide. The beautiful gardens make for a beautiful tranquil environment. I really enjoyed my stay there with my family, they were always accommodating... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have really mixed feelings about this hotel. It is a lovely garden setting with beautiful flowers and pathways around the resort, and the rooms are clean and very spacious (I had three beds in mine). The bathrooms are clean and spacious, and had hot water which seems to not always be the case in Samoan accommodation. There were a... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean, comfortable accommodation in a beautiful garden setting. The pool area is the jewel in the crown - absolutely stunning. We literally spent an entire day poolside soaking up the sun with our 3 young children and teaching them how to use their snorkels before we headed south to the beach. The staff were friendly and helpful at all times... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The gardens are lovely, the staff friendly and helpful and the food (dinner in particular) was delicious. I recommend the surf and turf night! The garden bungalow was large and clean and the air conditioning was a life saver for people who had come from winter to Samoas much warmer climate. The pool area was a hit with our son.... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We spent 7 days at The Orator and the experience was Beautiful, Relaxing and Accommodating! The photos on the website don't do it justice. From when you walk into the foyer you are greeted with smiling faces, a cold drink of home-made lemonade and a cool fresh fruit platter while you take in your surroundings. The Villas are very nice,... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We spent 10 days at the Orator in May 2014 (celebrating our 45th Wedding Anniversary). Have never had such a relaxing and enjoyable time! The staff at Orator have to be the best group we have ever come across - too many to list as they were all wonderful. All facilities are top-class and we felt like we were amongst... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I came in with 3 other friends for a week of fun, memories and b'day celebrations in the middle of May 2014. Staying at the Orator for 4 nights was an awesome start to our much delayed holiday. Great place, simple and relaxing. The staff was probably one of the winning factors to this hotel - special mention to one... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The manager the staff there are so nice and friendly, the environment is so beautiful, especially the manager Dean is so nice and caring the customers, choose to stay this hotel make my trip almost perfect. Definitely will go again for a holiday, highly recommend.

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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Orator will definitely be one of the places I would go back to again! Great place to stay. I love that it was away from town and the scenery was beautiful, especially the garden! Some friends and I stayed there for 4 nights as a treat for my birthday and we enjoyed ourselves immensely. The rooms were tidy, the air-con... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We were very fortunate to have found Orator hotel in Apia. we had a family of 11 staying and the staff were absolutely fantastic and the accommodation was beautiful. This is the perfect location from which to tour the island. Fa'afetai Charlotte, Fiona and the staff of the Orator for a making our stay so wonderful.

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Address: Tanumapua Village, Alafaalava Road, Aleisa, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
Location: Samoa > Upolu > Apia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Orator Hotel 3*
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