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Heilala Holiday Lodge

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Palm Avenue | Kanokupolu, Tongatapu Island TBU, Tonga
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Blenheim, New Zealand
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116 reviews 116 reviews
51 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just got back from five nights at Heilala holiday lodge having stayed in a superior fale. Heilala really is a beautiful place to stay and although the accommodation is very basic it is clean and comfortable and the staff are all friendly and helpful. The restaurant/bar was probably the only let down for us as it the opening times were... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a wonderful stay at Heilala, and I highly recommend it to others headed to Tongatapu! Highlights were a tour of the city, a pristine beach, and friendly staff who were very helpful when it came to booking tours and activities for my stay. Everything was very relaxed, and it was easy to meet other guests. Best advice is... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did a family package through flight centre and it was amazing value 6 nights including flights and breakfast daily.... there were 6 of us so all the kids (kids are older) were in one fale and we were in another - fale's are clean and tidy and serviced regularly. This is the perfect place to chill out and relax... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for 9 nights. Nice and peaceful, pretty place to stay, right on the beach and lots of other Kiwis staying. All you can hear at night are the waves breaking on the reef and the geckos calling to each other. The chickens might wake you up early! Sven & Karolina and their staff were friendly and helpful which was... More

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otago,new zealand
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter (19) & I just spent 7 nights at Heilala & had a wonderful stay. Sven, Karolina (not sure on spelling) and their staff could not do enough for us. They were always pleasant & helpful. We stayed in a Tongan fale No 7 which was most comfortable. Due to the consistent south east wind we did not need... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to stay, clean, friendly staff, lovely garden, comfortable, right beside a beautiful beach with great snorkeling. Loved sitting on the beach watching the humpback whales swim by (has to be in season though). Could really relax here, wouldn't stay anywhere else. This reminded me of a NZ batch,not flashy but cosy and has everything you need.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Best holiday ever, great place to come to, to relax and recharge your batteries. My partner and I stayed at this place for 8 days and I still wish we stayed longer. The accommodation is fantastic, comfy and well appointed. We had a superior fale and found it awesome and included was an awesome breakfast daily. The staff are helpful... More

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Munich, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I stayed at Heilala for 5 days and enjoyed every single one of them. The location is fantastic, right on the beach and they even have snorkel gear for free if you forgot to bring your own. The staff are extremely friendly and accommodating and always on hand to organise any optional activities. They also do a city/island introduction tour,... More

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

My husband and I spent 6 nights/5 days at this wonderful place. So quiet and peaceful. The weather was awesome. The very laid back environment made for a very relaxing time. All the staff were very accommodating, friendly and helpful. Adjusting to 'Tonga Time' was not hard at all - a great getaway.

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Pakuranga, null, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Wonderfull Freindly Staff - great accomodation and beautiful beach. My only complaint is nowhere to purchase food or get a meal if you get in late. They have set Breakfast Lunch and Dinner. only chioce is at dinner time and usually a vegeterian dish., Outside these meal times you are unable to get something light to eat. Which i found... More

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Address: Palm Avenue | Kanokupolu, Tongatapu Island TBU, Tonga
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Location: Tonga > Tongatapu Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Heilala Holiday Hotel Tongatapu Island
Heilala Holiday Lodge Tonga/Tongatapu Island

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