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Scenic Matavai Resort Niue

#2 of 3 Hotels in Alofi
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Tapeu-Porritt Road | Tamakautoga, Alofi, Niue
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On arrival we had welcome drinks, met the resident cat, admired the view and later had more welcome drinks at the pool bar and had all questions answered. The staff are very friendly and Marie is very knowledgeable. We chatted to every guest (since you're all from New Zealand and come in on the same flight) I felt like part... More 

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Blenheim New Zealand
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our stay. Comfortable garden view room with a view of the ocean. Air conditioning worked well in the heat (it is hot!) and if there were any repairs to be done (the sliding door stuck) they were seen to immediately. Very clean, comfortable beds, functional bathrooms and attractive decor. Unfortunately no drawer space for some reason! Not luxurious... More 

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

Dear Guest, Firstly, thank you for taking the time to give us feedback. Your feedback is important to help us improve. Glad to know you had a relaxing stay. The pool bar area is definitely in our future plans to upgrade. We continue make improvements. Sorry about the departure experience, in the last two weeks we have started running a... More 

New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Thank you for a lovely week hosting us in Niue. It was a 5 star experience in a place that is probably a 3.5 star by Auckland or international standards. What made it special was the staff. Everyone seemed genuinely friendly and welcoming. Because the staff were so friendly the guests soon were too and we became friends with all... More 

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

Dear Guest, Firstly, thank you for the time to give us some valuable feedback. Overall you enjoyed Niue which is pleasing to hear. We strive to provide our visitors with good services and a warm welcome to make sure the visit is all well worth it. We are confident as a tourist destination that we are heading the right direction... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We spent a week at the Matavai Resort staying in the Studio Apartments which are 1.5km from the main hotel. The studio is spacious, well equipped with the most spectacular view, right on the ocean front. The main resort hotel is also on the ocean front, Simon (manager) and his staff are extremely friendly and make guests feel welcome. John... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great comments. Great to hear that you enjoyed the time in Niue and you shared the friendly faces of Scenic Matavai. Niue is unique to anywhere else, the views are splendid and you almost have it to yourself. The good news is the views will be there for you next time round. Please share... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Last Saturday, 28th March 2015, and, after checking-in my two(2) pieces of luggage somewhat early, I had enough time to kill so to Matavai Resort I went for a light lunch. I had been staying locally with family. The sashimi : freshly caught tuna slices, lime slices, and the wasabi with sauce. A glass of beer was a good accompaniment... More 

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

Dear Guest, What a brilliant breakdown of what I would think was an hours experience. We appreciate the time to give us some great feedback. We have just implemented the new menu's and you're comments will motivate our kitchen staff to maintain the high standards. I will pass on your comment's about the food to our kitchen team. We have... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We spent a week here at the end of the cyclone seaon in March. Weather at the time was very hot and very humid, no wind and very little rain, but thanks to Tropical Cyclone Pam, we had the most incredible sea views from the hotel. We were very thankful for the air conditioning in the room! (Tip - set... More 

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

Thank you for your time to give us feedback. Your comments help us improve our services. The heat has been relentless that even our locals are feeling it. Glad to hear that you had a good time and thoroughly enjoyed the scenery. I will pass on your good comments about the staff. We look forwards to your next visit. Once... More 

Hastings, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We have just returned after a week stay. The accommodation ,food and service is outstanding. John who is the Pool Bar Mgr. cant do enough for you with information on various places to visit while on the island. Scenic who have recently taken over the hotel are making big changes with staff training and menu selection. We will be back... More 

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

Dear Guest, Glad to hear you had a wonderful time. Thank you for the comments on John a brilliant staff member and we're lucky to have him. Kind regards Simon Jackson More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We have just spent a delightful week at the Scenic Matavai Resort Niue. Perfect weather (despite some ominous predictions), great accommodation in our air-conditioned Ocean View Room and a fantastic team ready to do whatever they could to make our stay so good. BBQ night and Fish and Chip night meals were excellent. Other meals we had were fine but... More 

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

Thank your for recent comments from your stay at Scenic Matavai Resort Niue. I will pass on your lovely feedback about the BBQ evening and fish & chip night to the team. With only taking over as Scenic Matavai Resort on the 1s December 2014, I really appreciate your comments. We have many other food and beverage offerings that will... More 

Wellington
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

i have been there with my family for a week. The hotel is nice, the rooms are clean and spacious. However, there are 2 windows in the room without curtains; consequently, it is very difficult to sleep in the morning. At noon, the restaurant only offers a few dishes, in the evening, there is only buffet food.

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

Thank you for providing your feedback from your stay back in September 2014. This resort has a new management company, effective from the 1st December 2014.This resort is now called Scenic Matavai Resort Niue which is par of the Scenic Hotel Group from New Zealand and also a property in Tonga. I thank you for your comments and these have... More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Hotel staff very friendly, service excellent. Clean, comfortable, air-conditioned, superb views and ambience on the huge balcony/enclosed dining area and bar, dolphins daily, food good, management bent over backwards to be helpful. No mosquitos, a few flies. Varied entertainment provided by the resort. Be aware that there is a,not well advertised, little track down to a cove/beach with a nice... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to place feedback on your stay with us at the Scenic Matavai Resort Niue. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We are fortunate to have a very dedicated team at the resort that take pride in going the extra mile for guests. Your positive comments about John and Marie have been... More 

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