We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Tripadvisor
Apia

Moanalisa Hotel

Save
Main Road Vaitele, Apia, Upolu Samoa
Contact accommodation for availability.
There are similar hotels available.
View all
Traveler (10)
Pool & Beach (6)
Room & Suite (6)

About

#5 of 24 B&Bs / Inns in Apia
Location
Cleanliness
Service
Value
Moanalisa Hotel is named after daughters of the owners Liz and John Hunt who first built the hotel in 2010. The hotel is located in Vaitele on the main road between Apia and the airport only a few minutes from Apia city. Liz and John manage the hotel along with their children - which makes it very much a family affair. They are ably supported by their other friendly and helpful staff members and boast having one of the best restaurants in town. Their goal is to make every guest feel like a member of the family. Guest rooms are tastefully decorated, extremely clean and well appointed with new LCD TV, bar fridge, telephone, and coffee/tea making facilities in room. There are many local amenities close by including transport to/from the city or airport, car rental, bank and a medical center right outside the front door. The newly built Vaitele Markets are also located right across the road from the hotel. All this combines to truly make Moanalisa Hotel your family and home in the heart of Polynesia.
Read more
Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Billiards
Bowling offsite
Books, DVDs, music for children
Kids pool
Secured parking
Free internet
Wifi
Internet
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast in the room
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Meeting rooms
Massage
BBQ facilities
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shops
Sun terrace
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Show more
44Reviews0Q+A12Room tips
Traveler rating
  • 24
  • 11
  • 3
  • 4
  • 2
Time of year
Traveler type
Language
Selected filters
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
good rooms big and aircon clean bathrooms staff tops helped where they could helped with bags rang taxies resturant good and clean the pool was clean and big the tropical garden around the pool was lovely this hotel is gem not far from the town about 10 t0 15 min by bus .would go back again and we will my wife netta loved it there and i did two
Read more
Stayed there during the 2017 PIF Leaders Meeting. Loved the simplicity. Try the Taro chippies... I'm a convert! A friend recommended I must try it when there and boy I loved it. Dip the crispy fried taro in the Palusami Sauce and voila! Thank you for a great Samoan experience!
Read more
As soon as you arrive, you are greeted by friendly staff. A true family business with value for money and a great location. Plus a world class chef running the restaurant. The food was AMAZING. Air conditioning, clean rooms and al beautiful pool to sit beside and sip your cocktail or an ice cold beer
Read more
Stayed for nearly 2 weeks. Loved it. The owners are awesome and so are the staff. True samoan hoapitality. If you arrange in advance you get picked and dropped from the airport. The chef cooks awesome meals.
Read more
I had the Best Experience staying at The Moanalisa Hotel. It is Perfectly Located if you are a tourist. you are close to everything! There's a Money Exchange shop next door as well as 2 major banks(ANZ and bank of Samoa)less than 1 min walk from the hotel. Right across the Street is a Huge Supermarket where you can purchase anything from groceries and hygiene to medicine or more data for your phone. Hotel staff are very Professional and are always willing to help with anything you need. The Owners are so nice and welcoming! They are at the Hotel everyday making sure that everything is running accordingly. I met Jesse Lee and his wife Moana Lee owner of the Palusami Restaurant located at Moanalisa Hotel, Very Nice people. Every dish I tried at the restaurant was AMAZING! I recommend the Taro chips and Palusami Dip. Also his BBQ- PERFECTION! His BBQ taste better than a lot of BBQ spots out here in the USA.(I didnt believe it until I actually tasted his BBQ). My Room was very spacious, had Cold A/C, a strong flushing Toilet and Hot Water that didnt go cold on me while I Showered. Overall I had a great week stay at Moanalisa and I am going to stay with them again come the next round!
Read more
Previous
1234569
LOCATION
SamoaUpoluApia
NUMBER OF ROOMS
33
Is This Your Tripadvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about Moanalisa Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Moanalisa Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Samoa Cultural Village (2.7 miles), Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral (2.7 miles), and Robert Louis Stevenson Museum (4.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Moanalisa Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Moanalisa Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Moanalisa Hotel?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Moanalisa Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Paddles Restaurant, Milani Caffe, and Nourish Cafe.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Moanalisa Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Moanalisa Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Moanalisa Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Moanalisa Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.