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during my 5 day stay in tonga i was fortunate enough to be a guest at papiloas friendly islander hotel .during this time my every need was catered for - cheap acommodation cost,swimming pool onsite ,delightful gardens,clean relaxing ambiance,efficient & courteous staff ,tours avaliable,sea pool...More
The F.I.H is probably the best hotel on the main land. We went their for our honeymoon and Papiloa opened her heart and doors to us. We were supposed to stay at another hotel but there was no communication from their end and our hotel...More
The Friendly Islander Hotel is one of the best hotel in Tonga,they are so friendly and Papiloa,the owner is so cheerful courtesy and co-operation,she has a real sympathy for those in need,and quick to lend a helping hand when called upon.We found the accommodation is...More
We dont think the other positive feedback is genuine. We expected only an average stay due to the other feedback posted before us, and were sadly disappointed. Our host (not Papiloa) was very rude and the bugs in our unclean room were unpleasant. The Hotel...More
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Response from Papiloa, Owner at The Friendly Islander HotelResponded January 27, 2012
We thank you and others for your business and valued reviews. However, it is a pity that you did not enjoy your stay with us. Noted that you were here for 2 nights before going offshore and then returned for another 2 nights. If we...More
The Friendly Islander is a venerable institution in Tonga, with all the old world charm of a Graeme Greene novel. Papiloa is the hostess. She knows everyone and everything that can be done in Tonga; she will make sure you meet the right people and...More
$54 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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