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Manta Lodge

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Windward Road, Speyside, Tobago
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Ranked #1 of 4 Speyside B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
22 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I was fortunate enough to spend a weekend at the Manta Lodge and enjoy their hospitality and diving. The hotel has a fantastic view of the bay at Speyside and is close to the jetty where the dive operation, Tobago Dive Experience, has the charter boat. I have stayed at fancier place in my travels, but Manta Lodge was exactly... More

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Uppsala, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a very nice stay at Manta Lodge in Speyside. The owners Kathleen and Sean made us feel right at home from the beginning. To this small village Speyside you come for the great diving, snorkeling and birdwatching in the close by jungle. The cozy hotel is next to the beach and it has spacious airconditioned rooms with balconys and... More

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Black Rock, Tobago
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Manta Lodge, Speyside for the first time for 2 nights during March. I'm a Trini, but like so many of us, I've not lived in T&T for over 20 years. And, although I have visited many times, primarily for diving, this was the first time I've stayed in the north of 'bago. I've often wondered about... More

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Dania Beach, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take your watch off . Your on island time now or shall I say Manta Time. Relaxed , unpretentious, expect nothing and you'll be quite surprised at all that is here for a super vacation. The locals of Speyside open their arms to you as you stroll their beaches, walk their roads and explore all their offerings. Manta Lodge has... More

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Vanlose, Denmark
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Manta Lodge is really a divers' paradise. I do not dive, but still found it an excellent place for getting to the Little Tobago - birds watching, to the reef, snorkling, to the rain forest and Water falls, and to get around. No big luxery, but great charm and homely atmosphere and good stories. The hosts and staff are kind... More

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Leduc, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

My wife & I just returned from a week (Feb. 10 - 14th inclusive) of diving with the Tobago Dive Experience crew at the Manta Lodge in Speyside, Tobago. I've dived in many parts of the world with a great many dive operators. Sean & Kathleen, wonderful people who operate likely the most professional customer oriented diving service I have... More

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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

If you're a diver and going to Tobago, Speyside is the place to be. And Manta Lodge is the place to stay. Accommodations are modest (something always needs repair! No TV but there is WIFI. Bring a book!) but clean and every room has a view of the bay. The food is not gourmet but quite acceptable (just don't order... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Kathleen was so warm & welcoming. The rooms were clean & comfortable. It was wonderful listening to the ocean as I drifted off to sleep. Kathleen was such a help in planning the rest of our trip. We dove with another company but next time I stay here I will go diving with Sean! Great breakfast too!

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Manta Lodge is a divers paradise. For non-divers considering Manta Lodge as a vacation destination it is a great choice. But you should know what it is not. Manta Lodge is not a "Sandals" type resort. It is a Tobago dive retreat -- a dream come true haven from the homogenized corporate resorts that too often spoil beachfronts and coastlines.... More

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10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We stayed in a number of places in Tobago, ranging from 5 star hotels, to small b&bs, etc and this was by far the nicest most welcoming chilled out place of them all. We stumbled across it by chance on a drive from Charlotteville to Roxborough and booked a few nights ahead on a whim that day. Kathleen and Sean... More

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Additional Information about Manta Lodge

Also Known As:
Manta Hotel
Manta Hotel Speyside
Manta Lodge Tobago/Speyside
Address: Windward Road, Speyside, Tobago
Location: Caribbean > Trinidad and Tobago > Tobago > Speyside
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Speyside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Manta Lodge 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The cozy 22 room property may be small, but it still features a number of 'big' amenities - the Green Moray Bar & Restaurant, soft sand beach, full service dive shop, freshwater swimming pool, reading nook with a multi-lingual lending library, endless hiking trails and plenty of room to relax! ... more   less 
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