Dave Parker Eco Lodge

Address: Tapatapao Road, Apia, Upolu, Samoa Western | Resort
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsDave Parker Eco Lodge Apia

    Reviewed by dmarek

    Room with a View

    Reviewed Mar 26, 2015
    by (44 reviews) Schenectady New York , United States Flag of United States

    I enjoyed my one night stay at Dave's Eco-Lodge. Everyone was very friendly and solicitous. I like the informality and homeyness of the lodge. My room was basic in the older section but I had a wonderful view of Apia at night. In the morning I got to drive into Apia with the owner. I had dinner and breakfast here; they were very good, but huge portions!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Dave Parker Eco Lodge Apia

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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    A travel blog entry by dmarek on Mar 26, 2015

    6 photos

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    A travel blog entry by dmarek on Mar 27, 2015

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    ... well.

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