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The Friendly Islander (Papiloa's Place)

Suburban hotel in Nuku'alofa with outdoor pool and bar/lounge

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  • Economy Studio, Kitchenette, Sea Facing (Self-Catering) - Living Area
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Vuna Road, Touliki, Tongatapu Island, Nuku'alofa, Tonga
7.4.Good.
  • Nice to have the pool to cool down in after a day out sight seeing

    Dec 18, 2018

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  • Free WiFi
  • Pool
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 26 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Bar/lounge
  • Airport shuttle

For families

  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Barbecue grill(s)

What’s around

  • Ancient Tonga - 11 min walk
  • Interisland Ferry Terminal - 14 min walk
  • Royal Palace of Tonga - 44 min walk
  • Royal Tombs - 2.4 mi / 3.8 km
  • Vaiola Hospital - 4.1 mi / 6.5 km
  • Flea Market - 4.2 mi / 6.7 km

Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Studio Bungalow - Front Garden (Self-Catering)
  • Studio Bungalow - Back Garden (Self-Catering)
  • Superior Bungalow, Multiple Beds, Kitchenette, Garden View (Self-Catering)
  • Superior Bungalow, 1 Bedroom, Kitchenette, Garden View (Self-Catering)
  • Standard Bungalow, 1 Bedroom, Patio, Garden View (Self-Catering)
  • Economy Studio, Kitchenette, Sea Facing (Self-Catering)
  • Economy Quadruple Room, 1 Bedroom, Kitchenette, Sea Facing (Self-Catering)
  • Economy Studio, Patio, Garden View (Self-Catering)
  • Economy Quadruple Room, 1 Bedroom, Patio, Poolside (Self-Catering)

Location

Vuna Road, Touliki, Tongatapu Island, Nuku'alofa, Tonga
  • Ancient Tonga - 11 min walk
  • Interisland Ferry Terminal - 14 min walk
  • Royal Palace of Tonga - 44 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Ancient Tonga - 11 min walk
  • Interisland Ferry Terminal - 14 min walk
  • Royal Palace of Tonga - 44 min walk
  • Royal Tombs - 2.4 mi / 3.8 km
  • Vaiola Hospital - 4.1 mi / 6.5 km
  • Flea Market - 4.2 mi / 6.7 km
  • Halafuoleva Beach - 8.8 mi / 14.2 km
  • Mapu'a 'a Vaca Blowholes - 10.8 mi / 17.4 km
  • Captain Cook's Landing Place - 13.2 mi / 21.2 km
  • Ha'atafu Beach - 15 mi / 24.2 km
  • Ha'amonga a Maui - 21.2 mi / 34.1 km

Getting around

  • Nuku'alofa (TBU-Fua'amotu Intl.) - 50 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 26 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at noon
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle from 7 AM to midnight*

Parking

  • No onsite parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink

  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grills

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Working away

  • One meeting room

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • Year Built - 1991
  • Garden

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the room

Things to enjoy

  • Balcony or patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Small print

Also known as

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Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 20 per vehicle (one-way)

Policies

For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards.

Mandatory fees

Cash Breakage deposit: USD 50 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Sorry, there's no onsite parking at The Friendly Islander (Papiloa's Place).
  • Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in starting at noon. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Korea House (10-min walk), Billfish Bar (11-min walk), and Pot Luck Training Restaurant (15-min walk).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available from 7 AM to midnight on request. The charge is USD 20 per vehicle one-way.
  • The Friendly Islander (Papiloa's Place) has an outdoor pool and a garden.
7.4.Good.
  • 8.0.Very good

    1 night trip, Aug 18, 2019

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  • 6.0.Good

    6 night trip, Sep 4, 2018

    Verified Wotif guest review

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