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Whangaparaoa, Auckland, New Zealand
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed April 11, 2016

Quaint enclosed fales, Set in beautiful gardens in a peaceful area up by the base of Mt Vaea. The staff are extremely friendly and Jacinta the owner is very helpful. She left fresh fruit and milk in the fridge, as well as butter, coffee, sugar cereal and tea. The fales are fully self contained with hot showers and are approximately... More 

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Thank Kyle S
E_e31-sa, Manager at Talanoa Fales, responded to this review

Dear Kyle I hope you are keeping well. I just want to thank you very much for your kind review of Talanoa Fales. I must apologise for the very late response but just came across your review now! We look forward to having you again when you next visit our shores. Take care and God bless. Jacinta More 

Pago Pago, American Samoa
1 review
Reviewed July 10, 2015

-My husband and I stayed here for two days. Friendly owner and staff. Very beautiful and warm atmosphere. Nice and quiet, clean room, very comfortable and inviting place. Only about 5 minutes drive from downtown Apia. It was a very welcoming place to stay. Outstanding service and wonderful Owner and staff.

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Hastings
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 15, 2014

This is our 5th stay at this amazing place. It is quiet, away from Apia yet a bus stop outside door or taxi stand down the road which Mary will ring if you ask. Jacinta is a wonderful, caring host and when you arrive the fridge is full of water, milk, eggs, butter . There are frsh flowers on the... More 

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2 Thank Kiti1984
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

My family and I stayed here for 8 days. We were spread out between 2 Fales. Jacinta and the team are beautiful people. Very welcoming. Her niece Maria and her husband who live there are such amazing people and we're very good to us. Their laundry service is very cheap. Its 5 Tala a load and that includes them hanging... More 

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1 Thank Dulcie F
Wellington, New Zealand
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed January 1, 2014

Me and a group of friends stayed here for 7nights in October and just fell in love the moment we arrived. What really attracted us had to be the fact that Jacinta was very on to it when we first enquired and answered all our questions via email before we had even booked - she really is a jem. The... More 

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Thank Cheriseiulia
Kapaau, Hawaii
1 review
Reviewed December 23, 2013

HIGHLY recommend staying here. Jacinta is the most gracious Samoan lady. Her staff are extremely friendly and helpful.........expect a large bowl with fruit, when you arrive. The grounds are fantastic and a daily walk around to see all the fruit and foliage that is there is a must. There's enough bananas to feed a village, the papayas are huge and... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 14, 2012

We wanted to get away from the tourist centers and spend time with locals and enjoy the tranquility of the tropical mountain area. We were delivered the best tropical fruit every morning and on Sunday were presented with a typical Samoan Sunday lunch meal that was so delicious. It went down well after attending Sunday morning church and was a... More 

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2 Thank Colin M
New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed April 6, 2012

Stayed here to get some local content on our holiday instead of just resorts. Enjoyed the fresh fruit and food delivered every day, the biggest & best pawpaw of the whole holiday. Ideal accomodation if you have a rental car and are going out & about sightseeing (visiting the turtles) and visiting other side of island.

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3 Thank NZChristine_12
Los Angeles, California
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51 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed January 19, 2012

The girlfriend and I stayed here in late august/ early september. This place is beautiful. a short drive to downtown Apia but away from the tourist crowd. You get your own fale along with fresh fruit and vegetables that are grown on site. The fale consists of bed, tv, kitchen, and bathroom. We didnt use the TV but everything else... More 

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2 Thank takao10
Bendigo, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed December 17, 2011

Totally chilled out and relaxing place to unwind,set in the beautiful foothills of the lush tropical mountainside. Accommodation was clean, comfortable with a true Samoan feel, while having all the comforts of home. The hospitality was great too....not to mention the beautiful tropical delights that grow on the property. Would recommend to anyone wanting to get away from the hustle... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our family is very proud of our Talanoa Fales and the beautiful gardens surrounding our 5 self-contained Samoan accommodations. Talanoa Fales caters for the backpackers, budget/independent traveller, retired couples, middle-aged couples, honeymooners and family with 2 children. Located at the cool foothills of Mt Vaea at Moamoa, our Fales are only 10 minutes drive from Apia town area. Samoans, being one of the most hospitable people in the world, serving and taking care of our visitors is nothing new to us. We would love you to stay with us enjoying wonderful Samoan hospitality, and sharing our culture and activities with you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Talanoa Fales

Address: Moamoa | PO Box 988, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
Location: Samoa > Upolu > Apia
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Talanoa Fales Samoa/Apia
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“go for a room at the far end of the property for more privacy.”
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