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Maagao, Apia, Upolu Samoa
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Margaret H wrote a review Feb 2023
New York City, New York7 contributions2 helpful votes
The Livingstone Accommodations are a great stay in the heart of Apia, Sāmoa. We stayed here as a small group with the meal plan and loved every minute. Just a short walk away from the heart of Apia, Livingstone caters to the eccentric and hearty traveler eager to learn more about fa’a Sāmoa (the Samoan Way). Betty and Veronica were delightful when serving breakfast and dinner, even when we had a few dietary restrictions. While there is no hot water, you’ll want to take cool (not cold) showers every night, and with AC in each room, there was nothing to complain about. Even if you’re hesitant about not having access to wifi, SIM cards are readily available (there is a sand right down the road!). While these accommodations don’t have the “luxury” of some resorts on the island, you are guaranteed an authentic Sāmoan experience- I would not pass it ip for the world.
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Date of stay: February 2023
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Tiah S wrote a review Dec 2015
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I recommend. If you want food though, then you're gonna have to pay for the meal deals prior to staying there or you're gonna have buy or cook your own food. Church is lovely. Peaceful. It was a good stay. Not too far from the markets and the dairy.
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Date of stay: December 2015Trip type: Travelled with family
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SP2015sp wrote a review Nov 2015
Auckland Central, New Zealand2 contributions
All the staff here were so warm & friendly, hospitable & generous they made my stay here wonderful and a true Samoan experience - I was treated like part of the family and would highly recommend this to people who want a real authentic and welcoming place to stay. Clean spacious rooms, comfy beds, good air con & cool showers to cool off from the Samoan heat! Well equipped kitchen and great location within walking distance of the city centre and right next to Apia Park.
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Date of stay: July 2015
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Yvonne K wrote a review Aug 2012
Dunedin, New Zealand164 contributions49 helpful votes
have just had 9 fab days at this place,if you want to live the simple life of a samoan then you need to stay here,it would be between a backpackers and a motel,you have your own cabin with bathroom and air conditioning,tv etc,the only drawback was you had to cook and make your coffees reas etc in the shared kitchen,there are no lights in courtyard after dark so chose not to trip my way over to the kitchen,the hosts are so friendly and become friends forever,you want a relaxing doing nothing holiday this is where to go
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Date of stay: July 2012
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: you have 2 double beds in your room which is great as to hot to sleep together,also your cabin is...
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Freespirits182 wrote a review Jun 2012
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom58 contributions50 helpful votes
We stayed here for quite a while when we were in Apia and managed to get quite a good price due to staying for so long. The owners re very nice and friendly and speak great English as they lived in Australia for many years so are able to offer good advice and at least you know they are able to understand you. The rooms are nice and all the same, you have 2 double beds in each room, and en-suite bathroom and a little living room area with a fridge and air-conditioning. The only problem I felt with the rooms were that they were quite dark and didn't bring in much natural light, but apart from that they were nice and comfortable, if a little noisy when the staff wake up. I think the price includes breakfast, but that was at times quite funny. Sometimes you get breakfast and other times you don't. It is not served to you so often it is on a first-come, first-served basis which is bizarre. The selection served is random as well. Sometimes, just eggs, or just bread, maybe both if you're lucky, other times spaghetti or tuna sandwiches or instant noodles. But luckily there always seemed to be papaya available. If we did ever come back to Apia we would stay here again.
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Date of stay: May 2012
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: All of the rooms are the same.
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kamelionVibes wrote a review May 2012
Vibes6 contributions15 helpful votes
After staying in to really bad accommdations a taxi driver recommended Livingstone which is located on a quite street not far from town/market. The rooms were very clean and cozy. The beds were comfortable and like mini houses. The kitchen was fully equipped and at your disposal 24/7 if you need to cook. I think they were a bit more relaxed as we had a baby with us and allowed us to use there kichen and wash room and clothe line. For an accommodation that doesnt have hot water and a poor unhealthy breakfast its bit over priced. The family who ran the place were very friendly and helpful with our stay in Samoa.
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Date of stay: June 2011
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Linda A wrote a review Mar 2012
Auckland, New Zealand2 contributions3 helpful votes
I actually stayed there in two weeks ago. This is the family business the couple was so nice and helpful! The room was nice and clean and had everything I needed for a present stay and good sleep. Livingston was very helpful and friendly . I have been going around searching for something affordable to stay. I find Livingston is the best. I never forget the little boy named Tasi he always come to me in the morning and say hi before he goes to school its a very nice place to stay while you want to explore the beauty of Samoa. I would most defenately recommended this place for other travelers! =)
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Date of stay: March 2012
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Shellynz wrote a review Aug 2010
Palmerston North, New Zealand2 contributions4 helpful votes
If you wanna feel safe, I recommend Livingston Accommodation!! Very friendly, kind and helpful people! Great location, simple way and approx 15min walk to town! The rooms are very spacious and clean, especially the bathroom! Has air con, fridge & t.v in the lounge! The fale's atmosphere are like your in a 'hideaway'! So I highly recommend this place!!!
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Date of stay: August 2010
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robandalf wrote a review May 2010
devon, uk79 contributions37 helpful votes
we used this as our base whilst exploring Samoa and even though the weather was terrible we had a good time leaving each morning after the huge breakfast and returning in the evening to a comfy cottage with kitchen facilities across the yard for making snacks and drinks.
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Date of stay: January 2010
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ElijahNorthshore wrote a review Oct 2009
Auckland4 contributions3 helpful votes
My family and I stayed at Livingstones Accommodation for 5nights on our trip to Samoa in June this year 2009. It was a really good experience I learned from staying at Livingstone. That's my wife 3rd trip in Samoa, and my sons 2nd trip and my daughter's very 1st time. I was so happy and felt great that we came back home and none of us got sick or something wrong while we stayed at Livingstones. The room were clean, air condition and the service from Filia and the workers in the big house were awesome. The family members were really supportive. It's not far from town as well when you want to go for shopping. I'm so happy that my wife said to me that's her best trip ever. My kids had fun with Tasi the owner's son. My wife and I decided to stay at Livingstone on our next future trip if everything the same.
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Date of stay: June 2009
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