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The Village Backpacker

Taufa'ahau Road, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island Tonga
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#9 of 16 Speciality lodging in Nuku'alofa
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Free parking
Bicycle rental
Game room
Airport transportation
Baggage storage
Convenience store
Evening entertainment
Board games / puzzles
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Mosquito net
Outdoor furniture
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
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Clothes rack
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Darren p wrote a review Oct 2019
Nelson, New Zealand25 contributions12 helpful votes
We didn't stay at the backpackers but we ate everyday at the cafe attached to it. Serving food out of a converted container the menu is small but perfect. We ate Vegetable curry, stir fry, rice chips and samosas everday for a week. For only $8 tops we were served a curry, rice and roti. For $2 we addeed vegetable samosas. A hidden gem we were fed for a week. Thank you so much. Darren and Paula
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Date of stay: October 2019
hotshottequila wrote a review Sep 2019
Hong Kong, China974 contributions93 helpful votes
I stayed 2 nights in the 6-bed dorm room. Airport pick-up was smooth for TOP40. There's only a fan in the room but no air conditioning. The showers and toilets room was clean, as was the wash basin room. It was a bit noisy at night from the traffic on the main road and also people partying/shouting outside until way past midnight. On the up side, the hostel is in a central location close to the local market and also cafes frequented by expats. The owner was also friendly and helpful. I think minor additions such as a communal area and a pantry/kitchen would make this hostel so much better.
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Date of stay: September 2019
WanderingFeet_Claire wrote a review Aug 2019
Nelson, New Zealand35 contributions10 helpful votes
We stayed here a couple of years ago and are going back in a month. The owner Mia is awesome and makes you feel instantly at home and part of the whanau. As others have mentioned it's good value for money and the shower are fantastic.
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Date of stay: September 2018
Yoko Bell wrote a review Apr 2019
Brisbane, Australia35 contributions4 helpful votes
Love this place! Such a simple yet generously warm with a welcoming vibe. Can’t rave enough of this place - for someone not a “hostel type”, this was just so lovely - clean, quiet and THE MOST AMAZING STAFF!!! Love them all! Definitely worth a stay. I will be returning!
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
FTG wrote a review Feb 2019
96 contributions24 helpful votes
Nice hostel in the city centre where you can access restaurants, cafes or shops. Clean and with magnífic staff. The showers and toilets are decent and the bouble bedroom has a fan. They also have a restaurant where you can eat for about 7/8T$ breakfast each, and around 9$ for lunch and dinner. Food wasn't amazing but was OK. Double room for 60$,single bed in shared room for 40$ and transfer to the airport for 30$. Staff is really attentive and helpful, thanks a lot!
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Date of stay: February 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
US$27 - US$53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
TongaTongatapu IslandNuku'alofa
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Village Backpacker
Which popular attractions are close to The Village Backpacker?
Nearby attractions include Free Church of Tonga (0.2 km), Royal Tombs (0.2 km), and Reload Bar (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Village Backpacker?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, free parking, and airport transportation.
What food & drink options are available at The Village Backpacker?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at The Village Backpacker?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Village Backpacker?
Conveniently located restaurants include Friends Cafe, the TOP Restaurant & Lounge, and Cafe Escape.
Does The Village Backpacker have an airport shuttle?
Yes, The Village Backpacker offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are there any historical sites close to The Village Backpacker?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Captain Cook's Landing Place (9.3 km).