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Sadie Thompson Inn

3.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

I made 2 separate bookings so we were moved into a new room on the 2nd night. The rooms were very similar. Firstly, the decor is dated. But as a place to stay it's perfectly OK. The bed was comfortable. The air conditioner is new and worked well. Amenities such as tea, coffee, cold water in the fridge were fine. The cable TV has plenty of channels. The wifi access was a little disappointing. Very, very slow but unlimited access. OK for email but not much else. But that just meant more time for relaxing! The hotel restaurant was very good. The staff were friendly and accommodating. The noise from the bar below one of the rooms was a bit loud. It was a good place to stay.

There is minimal parking but the hotel only has about a dozen rooms. It is one of two Sadie's hotels located about a mile from each other. You can charge things at both with your room key for either. The staff is absolutely delightful. They are there to assist your visit in any way possible. Sadie Thompson Inn only has limited lunch and dinner hours. I arrived after a huge storm had knocked out power on the island and some services were not up to par (television). They have an airport shuttle that greets you at the airport and takes you to you hotel and when you are schedule to leave the island it returns you to the airport.

First, the hotel is overpriced for what it is. The rooms have seen better times, and if this was anywhere but this remote island, they wouldnt warrant half the money they cost. Location is right across McDonalds centrally located, but you really do need a car to get around the island. The staff was helpful, and nice, the food in the restaurant decent but pricey. The bar has a pool table. They strictly adhere to the 3pm checkin, and if you are there before, on a Sunday, there is no staff period.

We stayed at the Sadie Thompson Inn for 2 nights. We also enjoyed the restaurant for dinner twice and lunch once-the menu was lovely and provided lots of options for us to choose from. Our room was cozy and the tea/coffee bar was an added bonus! We enjoyed our comfortable stay at the Sadie Thompson Inn!

Sadies Inn (by the streets) is the only restaurant in AS you can get a good ol' Tomahawk steak. Their prices are a bit steep, but I've enjoyed breakfast, lunch and dinner there. Shout out to Barb for being an excellent waitress. I could not have lunch there for a year and she would know exactly what I want from the menu. 👌🏾

This charming old Inn has retained its character, whilst ensuring guests are comfortable in well appointed spacious rooms. I was fortunate enough to be in the Sadie Thompson suite, and made a point of re-reading Somerset Maugham's short story, Rain as I relaxed in my sitting room overlooking the busy harbour. Very romantic! Sadie's staff were all incredibly polite, helpful and friendly, going out of their way to ensure we enjoyed our stay in Pago Pago. The free transport to and from the airport was an added bonus. Breakfast isn't available at Sadie's Inn so we strolled down to Sadie's by the Sea where we could charge our food to the room. Excellent service, with generous portions. All in all, a very enjoyable 2 day break in American Samoa.

Large clean room, strong air conditioner, central location and a decent restaurant on site; what's not to like? Was fortunately in town during the Flag Day celebrations and this hotel was a good central location for being able to see the different things going on.

Just checked in last nite after the flight from HI. Room was very clean, pleasant, nice TV, and surprised by how great the view is of the Pago Pago harbor. This is my 4th visit to this property and I stay for a couple of weeks at a time for business. Each stay here seems to get better. I think because the staff really cares and take the time to get to know their guests. I've stayed at other properties which are nice, but I vastly prefer this location due to the in-house restaurant and ease of getting around as well as the quality standards of the property and mostly the entire staff. I think the restaurant is fabulous in that it has a romantic feel in the dining room coupled with a upbeat, fun environment in the bar area (pool table, good sports on tv, great music, awesome service, etc). The chef is out in the bar area from time to time which is neat because you can ask what is the fresh catch of the day. Other things to mention that like: Again the rooms are clean and nice. The staff makes you feel welcome. If you ran into a problem I feel the true, wonderful Samoa custom of being helpful will be there to assist you. Also, the laundry service is inexpensive and practical. I actually pack lighter due to that amenity. You also get to use the Sadie's by the Sea beach and pool and I find the local family-run bus service that frequently goes by the hotel to be all I need in terms of transportation other than an occasional cab ride or lift from a local.

I've lost count of the number of times I've stayed at Sadie Thompson Inn. Its location if you are fishing cannot be beaten. As usual the staff are hugely welcoming, and they look after you amazingly. And the meals are top class. Thank you all for another memorable stay.

My wife and I were in American Samoa to explore the National Park and the coral reefs. We chose Sadie Thompson because it was centrally located and within my budget. It's a hot, humid place in American Samoa, but the air conditioning did fine in the room. Wifi wasn't very strong, but I did manage a Skype audio call with it without an issue. We were able to walk to hiking trailheads and down to Sadie's by the Sea (its sister property). Even though we stayed at Sadie Thompson (which is the quieter of the two), we could use the beach at Sadie's by the Sea. It's not a big beach, but swimming out a short ways brings you to a coral reef with tropical fish and sea turtles. The dining at the two locations is also quite different. Sadie Thompson's is more formal/expensive (and the dessert is really good). Sadie's by the Sea is more casual/budget eating. The staff at both locations are very nice and happy to help out with storing a bag by the front desk, coordinating shuttles to the airport, and talking about things to do while on the island.

3222 Main Highway Pago Pago

Hotel highlights

  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Outdoor pool

Located within 2 miles (3 km) of Mount Alava, Sadie Thompson Inn is within 3 miles (5 km) of National Park of American Samoa. This 14-room, 3-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like a private beach, an outdoor pool, and free self parking. Tutuila is also close to this Pago Pago hotel.


Explore the hotel and meet new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge, or enjoy a bite to eat at the onsite restaurant. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service.


All of Sadie Thompson Inn's 14 air-conditioned rooms provide sofa beds, microwaves, and refrigerators. Guests can expect to find TVs with cable channels. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Coffee makers, safes, and phones are other standard amenities.

Property features

An outdoor pool, a meeting room, and a terrace are featured at Sadie Thompson Inn. You can take advantage of free parking, along with an airport shuttle. A multilingual staff is on hand to assist with dry cleaning/laundry and luggage storage.

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

75.0% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 47 reviews