Welcome to Marlene’s Motel Vava’u!
Marlene’s Motel was originally called STOWAWAY MOTEL in 1970. It was also named by Her Royal Highness, Princess Salote Mafile’o Pilolevu Tuita as “TALISOLA MOTEL” in the 1970s.
It is located facing the Old Harbour, currently known as “NEIAFU TAHI”.
Marlene’s Motel is a home away from home that serves to provide a peaceful, comforting, and relaxing environment for locals and international tourists.
It is comprised of modern Tongan-style bungalows. It is set up on 5 hectares of spacious surrounded by coconut palms, fruit trees, and traditional and tropical flowering plants facing the sparkling waters of Neiafu Tahi. It takes just a leisurely 5-minute walk from the Central, Neiafu.
We also have a spacious venue that is best for wedding or birthday celebrations, meetings, seminars, family reunions, or work retreats available in affordable packages.
To all marine lovers, we have an exotic fishpond inside the compound with varieties of fish and other marine species from the ocean.
We can also arrange: Island tours, -Scuba Diving-snorkeling, horse riding, kayaking, boat, and island tours!
Book with us now!


Marlene’s Motel , Vava’u is the most peaceful place to be!
🌺fully furnished bungalows
🌺safe and well secured
🌺Hot/cold shower
🌺 exotic fish bond located in the compound surrounded by tropical flowering plants.
TOP $150/night

Activities & rates

-Island tours

-Scuba Diving


-Horse riding,


-Boat, and island tours