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Sinalei Reef Resort

#5 of 31 Hotels in Apia
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Siumu, Apia, Upolu 1510, Samoa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband is in a wheelchair, and they made a wonderful effort to accommodate his needs. The setting is just amazing , the staff where exceptionally friendly and helpful . Would recommend this hotel to anyone who would like to get away from it all. Hiring a car was good fun to see the whole Island and we think this... More 

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Sinalei-Reef-Resort, Front Office Manager at Sinalei Reef Resort, responded to this review

Talofa Lava! We are so happy to hear that you & your wife enjoyed your recent stay with us at Sinalei, thank you for returning to stay with us again! We do have a child policy in place at Sinalei & we welcome children over the age of 12 to stay with us. Thank you for your compliments about the... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sinalei Resort was the perfect place to relax and enjoy the beautiful, quiet surroundings of Samoa. We especially enjoyed the interaction with the staff and the cultural night performance was a highlight of the trip. The staff were always available to help, quick with a smile and laugh. The food on offer was divine, with very generous portions.

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Sinalei-Reef-Resort, Front Office Manager at Sinalei Reef Resort, responded to this review

Talofa Lava Susan, Thank you for your review of Sinalei Resort after your recent stay with us! We will pass along your kind comments to our friendly staff - thank you! We are so happy to hear that the Fiafia Fire Knife Dancing Show & Buffet Night was a highlight for you - thank you for letting us know! Lots... More 

Canberra, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed for 1 week and I had the most relaxing time. The staff and management are a joy to meet, always happy and can't do enough to help and such fun - we caused much mirth with our attempts at their language. Thank you Sinalei. On the broader front it is a beautiful country and it is uplifting to to... More 

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Sinalei-Reef-Resort, Front Office Manager at Sinalei Reef Resort, responded to this review

Talofa Lava! Thank you for your lovely comments & review of Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa! We are so happy to hear that you & your family enjoyed your one week stay with us here & also had a chance to explore & discover Samoa! Alofas from the Sinalei Family More 

Adelaide, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent a wonderful, relaxing week at Sinalei Reef Resort for our 30th Wedding Anniversary. We felt we were in heaven it is so picturesque. Our accommodation was upgraded to a Sea View Villa which was lovely and clean (my number one requirement), modern and cool with airconditioning and ceiling fan. The pool was lovely to swim... More 

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Sinalei-Reef-Resort, Front Office Manager at Sinalei Reef Resort, responded to this review

Talofa Lava! Congratulations once again to you both on your 30th wedding anniversary & thank you for spending this special occasion with us here at Sinalei! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, the pool, accommodation, resort grounds, staff & the cocktails!! We cannot wait to see you back in Samoa again! Alofas from... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 1 week and loved it,. The resort is set in beautiful tropical gardens with great views over the ocean. Cant say enough about the staff they were all fantastic and very helpful. Would highly recommend for a relaxing holiday.

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Sinalei-Reef-Resort, Front Office Manager at Sinalei Reef Resort, responded to this review

Talofa Lava! Thank you for your review of Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa, we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your holiday with us here in Samoa! We will pass along your kind compliments to our Sinalei staff - Thank You! Alofas from the Sinalei Family More 

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My good friend and I have just returned from a week at Sinalei. Neither of us wanted to leave by the end of our stay. We cannot speak highly enough of our stay at Sinalei and would recommend the hotel to anyone looking for a totally relaxing holiday in a beautiful location on what can only be described as paradise....the... More 

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Sinalei-Reef-Resort, Front Office Manager at Sinalei Reef Resort, responded to this review

Talofa Lava & Hello! Thank you for your review of Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa after your recent stay with us! We will pass along your compliments to all of our staff - Luisa, Margerita, Margie, Aomanu, Luma, Tasi, Ao, Vasa, Pelesia, Caroline, Ula & the rest of the team at Sinalei! We are so pleased to hear that you... More 

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am aghast at the reviews I read and have stayed at Sinalei on many occasions. It is picture perfect and the rooms are work in progress . They have Samoan elements but are not totally traditionally a Samoan Fale and this is not what I would want as a guest. The food is good the setting spectacular and it... More 

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Sinalei-Reef-Resort, Front Office Manager at Sinalei Reef Resort, responded to this review

Talofa Lava Pat, Thank you for your review of your recent stay at Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa in March 2015! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed this stay as much as all of your past stays with us. It is lovely to hear your comments on our rooms, gardens, staff & food! Thank You! Alofas from... More 

Wanganui
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20 reviews 20 reviews
19 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I'm not going to head in to massive amounts of detail. Myself and 2 colleagues booked the Sinalei for three nights. On arrival the rooms were not configured as spelt out and discussed. Missing one bed which staff did not amend over the next two hours. Both other woman married, so not appropriate to double up. The phones in both... More 

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Sinalei-Reef-Resort, Front Office Manager at Sinalei Reef Resort, responded to this review

Talofa Lava, Thank you for your review & comments about your time at Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa. Our sincere apologies that you did not enjoy your experience at Sinalei, we do apologize profusely as we try to offer all of our guests the best possible experience each time they visit. We are also sorry to hear that you short... More 

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I lived in Samoa for two years and visited Sinalei on several occasions. I'm not really impressed with the resort. Yes, it's beautiful. But honestly, the entire island is beautiful so it's nothing out of the ordinary. Yes, the food is good. Worth the price tag? No. The rooms are basically western style rooms and don't offer a Samoan experience.... More 

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Sinalei-Reef-Resort, Front Office Manager at Sinalei Reef Resort, responded to this review

Talofa Lava Michelle, What a great experience for you to live in Samoa for 2 years, we are so glad to hear that you were able to visit our resort several times while you were living here! Thank you for your compliments on our resort grounds, gardens & food. Our apologies if there was any confusion about our Child Policy,... More 

Auckland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Our family booked in to do the fishing trip at the Sinalei and were really disappointed with this. When we arrived the boat was having issues and so we waited half an hour before getting on the boat. We had no introduction and headed out to the water were the skipper barley spoke to us and only one outboard was... More 

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Sinalei-Reef-Resort, Front Office Manager at Sinalei Reef Resort, responded to this review

Talofa Lava Alex, Thank you for your review & comments on your families fishing charter & lunch at Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa. Our apologies that the fishing charter & meal did not meet your expectations. Our Fishing Charters aboard Fish The Dream are a highlight for most while visiting Sinalei, so it is a great disappointment to us that... More 

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