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Overview of Royal Sunset Island Resort

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Beach nearby, scuba diving
Beach nearby, scuba diving
Beach nearby, scuba diving
Outdoor pool

Royal Sunset Island Resort

2.5 out of 5

4.0/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationVaiola Hospital41 min drive

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Family Bungalow, 2 Bedrooms (Fale)

  • 72 sq m
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 Queen Bed and 4 Single Beds

Basic Bungalow (Budget Fale)

  • 32 sq m
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Double Bed and 2 Single Beds

Suite, 1 Bedroom (Atata Fale)

  • 72 sq m
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Bed

Superior Bungalow (Superior Fale)

  • 32 sq m
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Bed

Standard Bungalow (Western Standard Fale)

  • 32 sq m
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen Bed and 2 Single Beds

About this area

Atata Island

Located in Atata Island, Royal Sunset Island Resort is near the airport and on the waterfront. Local points of interest include Vaiola Hospital. Take the opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as scuba diving and other activities like whale watching.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Vaiola Hospital - 41 min drive


  • Where to eat
  • On-site dining venue – Restaurant offering international cuisine. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

About this property

Royal Sunset Island Resort

Beach motel with restaurant and outdoor pool
A restaurant, an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge are available at this motel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include an outdoor tennis court, a meeting room and dry cleaning. All 21 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers, plus balconies and room service. Other amenities available to guests include in-room massages, ceiling fans and safes.
Royal Sunset Island Resort offers 21 forms of accommodation with a safe and free toiletries. Rooms open to balconies. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and in-room massages can be requested.
Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor tennis court and an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–10:30 AM: TOP 10 for adults and TOP 10 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Billiards/pool table
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Playground
  • Scuba diving

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground
  • Fridge


  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • A meeting room


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • Massages


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Ceiling fan


  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Fridge

Outdoor space

  • Balcony


  • In-room massage
  • Safe
  • Window screens



Check-in from 11 AM - 9:30 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 9 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 9 April 2020 to 31 December 2020 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets stay for free
Food and water bowls are available

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: TOP 10 for adults and TOP 10 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: TOP 52 per person (roundtrip)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: TOP 26.00 (one way), (from 1 to 12 years old)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

Guests must transfer via boat to the property; guests must contact the property at least 24 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking
This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Royal Sunset Island Resort Atata Island
Royal Sunset Island Resort
Royal Sunset Island Atata Island
Royal Sunset Island
Royal Sunset Island Hotel Tongatapu Island
Royal Sunset Island Tongatapu
Royal Sunset Atata
Royal Sunset Island Resort Motel
Royal Sunset Island Resort Atata Island
Royal Sunset Island Resort Motel Atata Island

Frequently asked questions

Very good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 11 out of 34 reviews
5 - Excellent 32%
Rating 4 - Good. 16 out of 34 reviews
4 - Good 47%
Rating 3 - Okay. 5 out of 34 reviews
3 - Okay 15%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 34 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 34 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with group
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Filthy, run down, discriminatory treatment.
We went to the Royal Sunset with 6 of our Tongan young friends who help us at a humanitarian clinic we work in. We are leaving Tonga and wanted to thank them for all they do. We decided to spend the night at the Royal Sunset. The rooms were filthy. The linens were stained and the rooms were unbearably hot. The pool water was brown. Of the 3 kayaks that were available for use, 2 took on water as soon as you pulled them into the ocean. We waited 1 hour and 15 minutes for our lunch and we were served after a group of Caucasian day guests who arrived 45 minutes at the restaurant after we did. Our group was turned away from the snorkelling boat and told to take the next one, even though we were first in line waiting to go. My husband and I just sat and watched in amazement all day as our Tongan young guests were treated to the ultimate in racial discrimination. We left on the 4pm boat going back to Tongapatu and spent a wonderful night at the Tanoa Hotel where our young friends were treated as equal guests to everyone else staying at the resort. Please do not ever go to the Royal Sunset!
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We absolutely loved everything! Service from Losa was exceptional!! Please tha k her again from us. Our stay was too short but we definitely will be back again.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Disliked: Amenities
The island is beautiful and the trips to the reef to snorkel were fantastic. the food is average, though there is a chef that is a great cook and we enjoyed the fish with papaya sauce and the Lu Ika. The staff are not very attentive and they could have much more activities going on as it tends to be quite boring after a few days. We kayaked a lot and saw much marine life which was great!
Stayed 5 nights in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Disliked: Staff & service
Great location!
We stayed in a beautiful bungalow right on a secluded beach! Bed was comfy and room was clean and modern. Food was good, very basic but good. Only gripe was the service, very slow and a few times what we ordered just never turned up at all.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2019