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Heilala Holiday Lodge

Palm Avenue | Kanokupolu, Tongatapu Island TBU, Tonga
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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
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fantastic 5 night break in Tonga staying at the lodge. We were warmly welcomed at the airport and throughout our stay and as the aircraft arrived around 6:30pm we were taken to town for dinner before travelling on to the lodge located about 45 minutes from the airport. Our fale was well equipped with everything we needed... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Tonga's best kept secret! What a true little paradise we found when my partner and I recently stayed here for 5 nights. From being picked up from the airport, who kindly took us into town to get something to eat at Friends Cafe as we arrived too late for lunch to being welcomed by Karolina at the resort. Her husband... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

Shame we never met this Sven guy, he sounds as cool as his lovely wife! 6 of us (3 couples) booked as part of a holiday package. What a wonderful place to stumble upon! Sure, the restaurant has limited options (but I'd prefer that to the average service and food we received at a bigger resort down the beach!). The... More

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Mangonui, New Zealand
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

We swam, read books, got the bus to town, ate, sunbathed,played cards. We met people in the villages who invited us home and were just so friendly. Management and staff were helpful, friendly and met our needs.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

If you're looking for a friendly, relaxed, quiet place to stay this is it! Sven and Karolina make everyone feel like they're staying with friends. Fantastic for couples or families with children 8yrs+. We stayed in a superior Fale which has bathroom. Was modest and comfortable. All the fales have mosquito screens over windows however we took a mosquito net... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

We organised a 5 night romantic holiday for two with Heilala Holiday Resort based on the Trip Advisor feed back and we were not disappointed. The hotel pick-up was waiting for us on arrival with a lei each, a wonderful touch. We were driven about 40mins to the lodge and shown to our rooms by Aleki who explained the room... More

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Blenheim, New Zealand
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Five nights made perfect by great staff and a great facility, great value for money. The room was well prepared, clean and everything we needed. I was impressed by the extras that came free from the daily drop off in Nuku Alofa, the bikes to the help yourself to the bananas. Sven sorted everything for us, Carolina (apologies for spelling... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

I stayed for 7 nights and was thoroughly spoilt by the owners and staff who were so friendly and accommodating. I had a wonderful relaxing and fun time a Heilala and recommend it to anyone. The room facilities were so clean and quiet, I slept so well and the food was delicious and tasty. The free city trip offered by... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We stayed at Heilala for three nights. Overall, this place is really nice. The accomodation is nice and clean, and the atmosphere was very quiet and relaxing. We ate in the restaurant the whole time, and the food was good, although the lunches could be a little stingy! A word of warning about the beach - it's really nice, but... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Friendly, unpretentious and good value. We just spent six nights here and really liked it. It's not the most deluxe place but frankly we don't need the tinkly-tinkly stuff when all we want is a bit of beach time and to relax. Nice beach, although not much good for swimming an hour or so each side of low tide. The... More

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Also Known As:
Heilala Holiday Hotel
Heilala Holiday Hotel Tongatapu Island
Heilala Holiday Lodge Tonga/Tongatapu Island
Address: Palm Avenue | Kanokupolu, Tongatapu Island TBU, Tonga
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Location: Tonga > Tongatapu Island
Beach Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Airport Transportation
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Ranked #2 of 21 B&Bs / Inns in Tongatapu Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Malo e lelei from the Kingdom of Tonga! If you are looking for a relaxed, friendly, homestyle "beach garden getaway" in the Kingdom of Tonga, the Heilala Holiday Lodge on Ha'atafu Beach at Kanokupolu may just be the place you have been looking for. Over 1km of sandy beach, wave surfing, snorkeling, or simply relaxing in your hammock. All the best and we hope to welcome you in our little peace of paradise soon. ... more   less 
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