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The Friendly Islander Hotel

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Vuna Rd | Touliki, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible16%
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“across the road”(2 reviews)
“fales”(7 reviews)
Public Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 18 September 2015

I keep returning to Friendly Islander for several reasons. Papiloa and Fiona make guests feel very welcome. Other major pluses include location on waterfront within easy walking distance of Billfish and Emerald Restaurant etc, free WiFi, and complementary guest transfers from airport. The latter is...More

3  Thank Lex T
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Very dirty we move to one room shower was not working went to another room the toilet was crack and we wake up with flea in our bed. The owner doe not know or care whats going on on that place.It could be a 4...More

1  Thank J T
Response from Papiloa, Manager at The Friendly Islander HotelResponded 17 September 2015

Thank you for your comment and sorry to hear that you did not have a pleasant stay. Pity that you did not let us know issues that were not up to required standard. We do value all our guests feedback and always try our best...More

Reviewed 8 August 2015

The worse ever!!Roaches!! No running water!! White phone was almost black with all the dirt on it. Water bottle was refilled, the seal was broken. We could hear the roosters crowing as the walls are paper thin! You would be better off sleeping on the...More

1  Thank mjrenb1
Response from Papiloa, Manager at The Friendly Islander HotelResponded 23 August 2015

We are sorry to hear that you had an unpleasant stay. Thank you for your valued comment and rest assured we will look into improvement of these issues. malo

Reviewed 19 July 2014

We found the location and accommodation to be friendly, adequate, and comfortable for our intents and purposes during our stay there. Papiloa and staff were friendly and helpful. Anything we needed or had concerns about we could tell them about and it was dealt with...More

3  Thank 350GTNissan
Reviewed 3 June 2014

That unique part of Tongan character that means they don't care about anything, especially hygiene. This place is Cockroach infested heaven, believe me, I don't mind bug or two but when it is actually infested it's hard to sleep. Can you imagine sleeping with a...More

3  Thank fobabett
Response from Papiloa, Manager at The Friendly Islander HotelResponded 23 August 2015

We thank you for your valued comment and apologise for delayed response. Sorry for your unpleasant stay and we do note these issues for necessary action going forward. malo

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Microwave
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$48 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
US$48 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Room Tips
"If you don't like noise, don't book a room looking over the water."
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"Garden fales were quiet and charming. Tonga at its best!"
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"Get a room closer to the office for better Wi-Fi connection."
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"personally i like staying in there fales as they have there own private covered seating outside"
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