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No matter your budget or taste, there is accommodation in Tonga to suit – from beach front luxury apartments to dormitory style and traditional thatched fales.
Fales are a popular choice of accommodation for a South Pacific holiday. These are thatched-roofed and generally open sided bungalows, though some do have blinds for more privacy. The quality and service of fales can vary greatly. Most have mosquito nets and sleeping mats provided.
Guests usually share amenities for showering and toilets – some have cold water only. There is a good range of mid-range and budget accommodation on the main and outer islands. Camp sites are available at the Good Samaritan Inn on Ha’atafu Beach and on the little island of Pangaimotu just offshore from Nuku’alofa.
Located opposite Faua Wharf, Waterfront Lodge boasts free Wi-Fi and a restaurant with ocean views. It offers rooms with free continental breakfast and a private terrace overlooking the ocean or gardens.
Loumaile Lodge is located in the heart of Nuku'alofa, 10 metres from the Royal Tomb and 100 metres from the Royal Palace. It offers a restaurant and free parking on site.
NOA Guest House
Offering a restaurant and a communal veranda, NOA Guest House is located in Nuku‘alofa. It features private rooms, a shared kitchen and lovely gardens.
The Tropical Villa
Set amongst lovely tropical gardens, 5 minutes’ drive from Fa'onelua Convention Centre, The Tropical Villa offers free breakfast and free Wi-Fi. The tour desk can book various day trips and cruises.
Just 2 minutes’ walk from the waterfront and the American Wharf, Malau Lodge features free Wi-Fi and free continental breakfast. Guests have access to a communal kitchen and a lounge area with a TV and DVD player.
The Black Pearl Suites
Located a 5-minute drive from the central business district of Nuku'alofa, The Black Pearl Suites is an American-style hotel with a Polynesian influence. It offers spacious accommodation with a restaurant, free parking on site and free Wi-Fi access.
The family-run Green Lodge is an eco-tourism business set in the heart of a typical Tongan village, just 5 minutes’ drive from Nuku'alofa. Each fully furnished home has a TV, cooking facilities and hot water.
'Utu' One - Christian B&B
Located in central Ma'ufanga, 'Utu' One Christian B&B offers rooms with a balcony, free Wi-Fi and free continental breakfast. Guests enjoy a fully equipped shared kitchen and an outdoor dining area surrounded by gardens.
Little Italy Hotel
Offering free Wi-Fi and free continental breakfast, the waterfront Little Italy Hotel is just 2 minutes’ drive from Nuku'alofa city centre. It features a well-known Italian restaurant, a swimming pool and a bar.
Offering free breakfast, free Wi-Fi and a TV lounge, Dayspring Lodge is just 5 minutes’ walk from the Vaiola Hospital Compound. All rooms feature access to a shared bathroom offering hot water.
Fafa Island Resort
Surrounded by private beaches and tropical gardens, Fafá Island Resort offers traditional beachfront bungalows, a restaurant and a bar. Guests enjoy free use of kayaks and snorkelling equipment.
Royal Sunset Island Resort
Set on Atata Island, Royal Sunset Island Resort offers bungalows with free Wi-Fi and a patio. Surrounded by 8 acres of tropical gardens, this beachfront resort boasts 24/7 reception, a swimming pool and a restaurant.