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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Million dollar views,absolutely enjoyed our stay at this little hidden gem in Samoa.Breakfast was amazing , supoesi ,koko alaisa & suafa'i was the best I've tasted - better than my mums and not to mention the pineapples that are grown onsite - SWEEEETEST.Have made future bookings.

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Waitakere City, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We stayed a week at Dave Parker Eco Lodge and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Hiring a car is a must to take advantage of the location and explore all that Samoa has to offer. The pool was great after a long day out, we brought lobster at the Apia fish market and used the lodge bbq to cook a fabulous dinner...

1Thank aniwaniwa101
DaveParkerEcolodge, Owner at Dave Parker Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Talofa Shannon and Tash, it was a great pleasure to have met you and I'm so glad that you enjoyed staying with us. Our staff are all untrained in the hospitality industry and the are all from out in the villages, and that is the normal and usual nature of most samoan out in the village and I wanted you...

Reviewed 10 October 2016

The views were beautiful, very colourful, it was good not needing aircon as the air was absolutely clean and clear, I would like to go back when their renos have finished & maybe have tea & coffee available in the rooms.. The stay was good, lovely and quiet and the staff were great!

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DaveParkerEcolodge, Owner at Dave Parker Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Talofa Elizabeth, I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us, if you ever decide to come back again, please do not hesitate to ask of anything you need, we are here to serve you. I'm glad you got along with our staff. Thank you again, God bless, DAVE PARKER

Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Relaxing and refreshing crisp clean fresh air with a MILLION $VVIEW!! You are on top of the Island captivating the surroundings of tropical evergreen nature & distant sea views of Apia. 20 minutes drive from town centre & 45minutes frm the Airport. Family friendly, parking, lovely friendly staff, delicious island food as a bonus, bar facility. Its the home away...

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DaveParkerEcolodge, Owner at Dave Parker Eco Lodge, responded to this review

I'm glad that you and your family enjoyed your day at our motel and hope you will come again sometime soon. Thank you for the kind comments, God bless, DAVE PARKER

Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

To Whom it may concern at the Dave Parker Eco Lodge, It's Bella here writing to you...many, many months late! I stayed at your lodge 3 times during my stay in March earlier this year. Sorry it took so long, but I just wanted to say thank you for your care and hospitality at your lodge. I was looked after...

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DaveParkerEcolodge, Owner at Dave Parker Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Talofa Bella, thank you so much for the kind words and I'm so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. we are here to serve and make your stay comfortable and enjoyable whenever you decide to come back to samoa. Stay well and God bless you. DAVE PARKER

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We had 3 nights here & is a great place to stay. The staff were very friendly & helpful and provided well cooked delicious home style meals. Our room was the large room with its own verandah, which was spacious & clean, and had a jug, toaster, and fridge. Our only small complaint about the room would be that the...

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DaveParkerEcolodge, Owner at Dave Parker Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and I'm glad you enjoyed most of the things about our place. Your comments on things that need to be done is very helpful for the improvement of our business and inparticular the comfort of our clients. Thank you again, God bless, DAVE PARKER

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Out of the 3 places we stayed this was the best place. This place was far away from the city but not too far away. It was quiet and peaceful (apart from the people talking outside). It was nice drive to get here through some off-roading is required. As you get here you will pass streams and bridges to go...

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DaveParkerEcolodge, Manager at Dave Parker Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, I'm so glad that you enjoyed yourself at our place. We try and treat our guests as part of our family, our meals is like home cooking with a touch of Samoan flavour. Once again, thank you for your kind comments, I did not get your name however, stay well and God bless. Malama, MANAGER

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Stayed here on our first night in Samoa in October. Chose to stay here due to its proximity to Apia and the price. We drove to the Lodge late at night after our flight landed and it wasn't too difficult to find (after asking for directions!) We were warmly welcomed when we arrived and had a lovely room, with amazing...

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DaveParkerEcolodge, Manager at Dave Parker Eco Lodge, responded to this review

I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us, your comments very much appreciated. Thank you and God bless. Malama, MANAGER

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Reviewed 30 June 2015

It is really wonderful place if you are looking for peaceful careless holiday. Dave and the staff are very friendly, cooperative and helpful, breakfasts were tropical but delicious just what I want. Dave provides free return connection to Apia every day but if you prefer to be independent and want to explore every corner of Samoa hiring a car is...

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DaveParkerEcolodge, Owner at Dave Parker Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Talofa Marek, It gives me great satisfaction when a guest is happy with their stay with us. Thank you for choosing our place and the kind comments. We are always here to serve you whenever you wish to come back. God bless you. DAVE PARKER

Reviewed 8 June 2015

good place to chose, if your after something cheap with a beautiful view away from city and noise. The place has its own transportation for free that leaves in the morning and returns in evening. if you are looking at doing your laundry i suggest you hand wash since the sun is hot and no need to pay 11 Tala...

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DaveParkerEcolodge, Owner at Dave Parker Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us we hope you enjoyed your stay and if you ever come back to samoa, we are here to make your stay comfortable,safe and enjoyable. All the best to you. DAVE PARKER

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Additional Information about Dave Parker Eco Lodge

Address: Tapatapao Road | Tapatapao, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
Region: Samoa > Upolu > Apia
Price Range: £19 - £38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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