Friendly Islander (Papiloa’s Place)
Friendly Islander (Papiloa’s Place)
Friendly Islander (Papiloa’s Place)



Conveniently located just 2.5 km from the centre of Nuku’alofa, the Friendly Islander offers value for money in a relaxing home-away-from-home atmosphere. Arrive as a guest, leave as a friend.  Your host is Mrs Papiloa Bloomfield Foliaki.

The accommodation offers 26 rooms (12 with 2 bedrooms) with sea or swimming pool view, or fale accommodation amongst the gardens.  The seawater swimming pool is located opposite the hotel and we are within 15mins walking distance to the bars and restaurants on Vuna waterfront.  We have a lounge bar and squash courts.  Tours, cruises and rental cars available by arrangement.  Cultural talks/demonstrations with Papiloa by arrangement.  Children are welcome.


  • Wi-fi access
  • Airport transfer
  • Air conditioning
  • Kitchenette
  • Hot water
  • Restaurant
  • Laundry facilities
  • Dry cleaning services


Friendly Islander is a 30 minute or so drive from Fua’amotu International Airport and about a 5 minute drive to town.