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Waterfront Lodge

Vuna Rd | Ma'ufanga, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
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Ranked #1 of 14 Hotels in Nuku'alofa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After sailing around Tonga for 7 days our group of close friends ( 4 couples ) had one night layover before heading to Fiji. We found Waterfront Lodge on tripadvisor and decided to give them a try. Being 20 minutes from the airport was a big plus. We found the lodge was prettier than what pictures show online. Although the... More

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28 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for four nights and negotiated a discount over the phone with Paki Orbassano the manager. Our room was above the Reception with a view of the harbour, the room was very tastefully decorated, spotlessly clean with a lovely bathroom and toiletries (they even had a hairdryer!!), tea and coffee and a fridge with two bottles of cold... More

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Mt Maunganui
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We stayed here for a week and had Room 7; like "lovayager" says, it does have an obstructed view. Go for rooms 1 & 3 first then 5 and lastly number 7. It isn't a swimming beach across the road. it is basically a marina and harbour. The room is very good, cleaned daily; the bed is firm but very... More

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New Delhi, India
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71 reviews 71 reviews
30 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I stayed two nights in July in the hotel. I had booked a waterfront room paying some additional money for the preferred room. But the balcony did not exactly enjoy waterfront view as the view was obstructed by trees. I suggest avoid room no. 7 if you wish to enjoy water views. I was also not lucky enough to get... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We were in the infamous 2am virgin flight from SYD and even though the check out was supposed to be at 10am we were so knackered that we asked if we could have a late check out, we were ready to pay for it, but they gladly let us stay for free until our ride came to pick us up... More

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Timaru, New Zealand
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13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Very friendly and helpful staff, especially Paki, Tala and Leno who helped us with our plane flights to Vavau. The rooms are large, very clean with an ensuite, however the walls are a bit thin. The food at the restaurant is terrific with an Italian theme. The night we dined the Crown Prince of Tonga also dined there. The hotel... More

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san francisco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I stayed there one night on my way back to the US from Vava'u, front desk person was very helful and always with a pleasant smile :) the sunset and sunrise view were pleasant while sitting in the balcony relaxing and driking beer delivered by the front desk ! Breakfast was included in the room rate and was more than... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I spent 7 nights at the Waterfront Hotel and it exceeded my expectations. The people were friendly and very helpful in whatever you need. I stayed in a twin room with a family member and the room was spacious for the both of us to relax from the hot days and to cool down in the very nice balcony's during... More

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Sydney, Australia
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12 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Have stayed at the Waterfront a couple of times when in Tonga and never been disappointed. The rooms are very well appointed and the shower is great (something you really appreciate in Tonga). Added to this is one of the best restaurants on the island is downstairs for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Coming from beautiful Ha'apai and having to overnight in Nuku'alofa has never been a better experience...THIS HOTEL HAS IT ALL...very nice rooms, great family management, super friendly staff and a fantastic restaurant. On top of it everything you need to see in "downtown" is in walking distance Should you need to stay in Nuku'alofa, this is the place ! Nothing... More

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Address: Vuna Rd | Ma'ufanga, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
Location: Tonga > Tongatapu Island > Nuku'alofa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Waterfront Hotel Nuku Alofa
Waterfront Lodge Tonga/Tongatapu Island

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