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Matavai Resort Niue Island

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   PO Box 133, Alofi, Niue
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Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Alofi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Jonathan H Kingston, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kingston, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Agree with many of the other reviews. Only real resort on an isolated island so can't be as picky as say Fiji or Maldives. Overall experience was positive (4/5 star rating perhaps a bit generous). Have stayed on more isolated islands in less expensive rooms with much better service and food though so there is room for improvement. While cliff... More

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

First time in Matavai and certainly not the last. Ocean room just gorg! Rooms very clean and tidy - serviced every day. We had breakfast included and this was more than adequate each morning. Took 4 mornings for us to remember the ticket - ? keep the ticket at the restaurant. Staff were full of smiles and helpful when ever... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Matavai is a great place to stay. The view from the rooms and the pool are incredible. We would recommend anyone that wants to get away and relax to choose the Matavai when travelling to Niue. As the beaches are limited on the island you will love the pool area at the hotel and the most amazing sunsets every... More

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MatavaiGM, General Manager at Matavai Resort Niue Island, responded to this review

Fantastic! It sounds like you had a ball with us here in Niue. Thank you for sharing with the world. The Matavai team have worked incredibly hard over the past 18 months to create the perfect Niuean getaway. As you are aware we have some pretty unique challenges here in Niue and are always grateful to have guests with the... More

Auckland, New Zealand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For those of you, like us, who are well used to nice hotels and luxury travel, I need to remind you that 4 or 5 star ratings in the Pacific often means 2-3 star in real life. So don't expect the Sofitel or Le Meridian here, you are in Niue now and things are done differently. It would be very... More

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MatavaiGM, General Manager at Matavai Resort Niue Island, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Matavai Resort. It sounds like you have been blessed with a lot of travel in your life! We appreciate all your comments, both positive and negative, as they give us the opportunity to finely tune our what we offer at the resort to ensure the best possible stay for every guest. Therefore I will... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a small opportunity to sneak a week away. We were attracted to the "deal" we could get at the Matavai Resort in Niue. We were not disappointed - we had a very nice room, ate good breakfasts (incl in our package) met lots of lovely people (predominantly fun loving kiwis), enjoyed good restaurants, FABULOUS snorkelling, beautiful weather. Would... More

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MatavaiGM, General Manager at Matavai Resort Niue Island, responded to this review

Thanks for taking up one of our promotional deals and coming to check out Niue Island. We are really proud of this incredible secret spot in the South Pacific, and are over the moon that you enjoyed your time so much with us. Sarah King More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our room was always clean and everything was always working. Excellent service as well. They were so friendly and helped our baby adapt quite quickly . They were all so friendly and helpful. This island has good food and great company. We will stop and check on Matavai when we come back in October. I will write about our experience... More

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MatavaiGM, General Manager at Matavai Resort Niue Island, responded to this review

Thank you. We look forward to seeing you again in October. Stay warm in the meantime! Sarah King More

Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Niue is just amazing, and the Matavai is the jewel in the crown. The work they have put in to up the standards is clearly evident, from the new rooms, to the bar and kitchen. This has everything you need. You will not be disappointed.

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MatavaiGM, General Manager at Matavai Resort Niue Island, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are overjoyed that you enjoyed your time with us in Niue and at Matavai Resort. We look forward to seeing you again some day. Sarah King More

Arlington, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent 7 nights at the Matavai Resort in June 2014. I stayed in a "cliff top" room, which is highly recommendable. Although it would be nice if the bush between the balcony and the ocean was thinned a bit, the sea views and the roar of the waves below were exactly what I had hoped for on my island... More

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MatavaiGM, General Manager at Matavai Resort Niue Island, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Matavai Resort. We are grateful for all feedback as it provides the opportunity to improve our services for future guests. To respond to your comments. The pool - Our large pool had questionable water clarity during your visit as we had just installed timers on our pumps as a part of sustainable initiatives at... More

Auckland, New Zealand
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed at the Matavai Resort for 7 nights. The view from the balcony was breathtaking and the room itself was very neat and tidy with everything that we needed. The room we stayed in had both air conditioning and a fan as well as ventilation windows with screens that could be opened during the night. The... More

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MatavaiGM, General Manager at Matavai Resort Niue Island, responded to this review

What a great review, thank you so much. Our team have worked incredibly hard over the past few years to provide a quality holiday in a very remote unique destination. We are grateful that you have taken a moment to share yours thoughts and experience with the world. Hopefully we will see you here again one day, maybe next time... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last week my wife to be and I accompanied by friends and family stayed for 8 days at the matavai. They organised our pre wedding, wedding and reception immpeccably. the food is was actually some of the best Ive had at any hotel/restaurant. we were treated to daily continental breakfasts/best omelette have had. The fresh mahi mahi / wahoo was... More

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MatavaiGM, General Manager at Matavai Resort Niue Island, responded to this review

The pleasure was all ours. Thank you both for giving Matavai the opportunity to host such a special day, and week. Our passionate team of genuine individuals all took great pride in your wedding ensuring it would be a dream day never forgotten by anyone who attended. We miss you all, weeks later it is still strange to not see... More

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Address: PO Box 133, Alofi, Niue
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Location: Niue > Alofi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Matavai Resort Niue Island 3*
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Matavai Resort is Niue's premier accommodation option. Designed to take full advantage of its unique environment, our resort blends into the breathtaking landscape of coral outcrops, coconut palms, rainforest, and tropical flowers. Perched over the Pacific Ocean, Matavai’s cliff-top deck provides a vantage point from which to watch the resident turtles surface, spinner dolphins patrol, and humpback whales cruise right past the resort.Matavai Resort has recently undergone a multimillion dollar refurbishment and expansion to bring it's exceptional facilities in line with the very best on offer in the Pacific. The new building blends contemporary comforts and luxury with a classic, timeless style. Guests can enjoy a meal at our highly regarded restaurant, soak up the sun on the expansive cliff top decks, or relax after a long day exploring at the poolside bar. Matavai Resort is the perfect place to base your Niuean adventure. Matavai resort is 8.5 Km from Alofi Town Centre, and whilst airport transfers are included in your stay there is no public transport or taxi service on Niue so we highly recommend arranging a rental vehicle before you arrive. ... more   less 
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