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Scenic Hotel Tonga

1 Airport Rd | Fua'amotu, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked into the Scenic as part of a travel package, for a mid winter get-away. The hotel itself seems more an overnight stop for many, we had booked in for five days - quite unusual it seemed. The hotel buildings are a little tired looking and it is pretty quiet, however looking at other hotels and talking to others... More 

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GraemeH582, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Tonga, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property after your recent stay in Tonga. We are engaged on an on going project to refurbish the hotel to improve our product and have already achieved great progress in this area - more to come!! It is good to read about your impressions of the staff as they really do... More 

Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Scenic Hotel when we were in transit to Ha’apai. Whilst we’d hoped for a slightly longer stay, our early morning flight was brought forward so we had less time there than originally planned. ~The Service~ We landed at 2am in the morning and we had a lovely smiling, welcoming gentleman come and pick us up. It... More 

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GraemeH582, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Tonga, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel after your recent stay. It is very pleasing to read of your experiences with our staff - they do a great job of looking after our guests! Hopefully you will return and spend a little more time with us in the future. Graeme Horsley General Manager More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed overnight on way to Ha'apai. Used free transfers from/to hotel. Very helpful and welcoming staff. Spacious room was clean and comfortable - firm mattress, but slept well. Nice grounds and pool (not used - bit cold in July). Got around the isolation problem by hiring a taxi for 2 half day tours of the island - TOP120 for 3... More 

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Gisborne
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52 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at the Scenic for one night as it was close to the airport. The bed had springs almost coming through the mattress which made for an uncomfortable nights sleep. Also our room on the ground floor seemed to have every toilet flush, shower noise in the wall of the bathroom. We also had no hot water for our... More 

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Kailua, Hawaii
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We stayed at this Scenic during the King's Coronation and almost all of the foreign dignitaries stayed here. You will not find a nicer hotel in Tonga at this point in time. Having said that, the rooms are probably equal to a Best Western in quality. The positives: The staff are all friendly and willing to help you in any... More 

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Hawkes Bay
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126 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Had a night here before we flew out to Vavau. Before our arrival I was emailed by them to ask if we would like to be collected from our incoming flight. They were there waiting for us and within five minutes we were at the hotel. The hotel service was great and although the bar and restaurant had closed for... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights and the staff and leadership are excellent. The pool area is top class and the restaurant food and staff are both great. However, the WiFi service is a major disappointment - compared to elsewhere in Tonga (so no excuse). I had to pay $10 (Tonga) for 100MB 'download' and $20 for 200MB download (i.e a... More 

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Bowmanville, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Saw a trip advisor sign in the 'office' and was shocked. Must have been family that rated this place because it was the worst place ever. They entertained us and provided fresh cut up bananas, coconut and melon but not a place for anyone with a compromised immune system.

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GraemeH582, General Manager at Scenic Hotel Tonga, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel after your recent stay although I am at a loss to understand your negative comments. If you could email me on Graeme.horsley@scenichotels.co.nz with specifics of the things that you found lacking I can address these with you. Thank you Graeme Horsley General Manager More 

norcal
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25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great place to rest after my log flight from San Francisco. Nice, clean room with lovely amenities - shampoo and lotion smelled great. The pool was beautiful and empty. It felt like our own personal pool. Wifi was not great and was expensive after the initial five minutes free. Food was decent in the restaurant.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

My husband and I stayed here for four nights. We got the free shuttle from the airport (only a two minute drive). Our room was a very clean, standard hotel room with Queen bed, desk and chair, large flat screen tv, small fridge, tea and coffee facilities. The bathroom had a shower over the bath, sink and toilet. The bed... More 

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