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Pemberton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

This was a place that just grew on us - we had booked 4 days at the start of our Tobago visit and planned to go to Crown Point for the balance of our Tobago trip of 5 more days. We ended up taking a couple of days in Crown Point at a 4 star resort. But, found we much... More 

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

We stayed here for 6 nights to dive & relax, and really enjoyed our stay. The lodge is across the road from the ocean, which made for great breezes, views and wooshing from the waves. Our room was very clean and comfortable, with a lovely high ceiling, doors opening onto a small balcony overlooking the sea, & air conditioning. We... More 

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New Rochelle, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

I want to disagree with the 2 reviews from the beginning of Feb. Manta lodge is a small family run hotel. Most people who go there go to dive but my family does not dive. The staff went out of their way to find and book many wonderful hikes and snorkeling experiences for us since we were not divers. Yes... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

I too was one of the unfortunate few who travelled with Kim C on this trip to Speyside. I have to reiterate and concur on all of her points regarding this unfortunate excuse for a hotel. As was mentioned basic would not have been a problem but the total lack of the basic amenities was. Service was non existent, rooms... More 

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katpower, Guest Relations Manager at Manta Lodge, responded to this review

We really appreciate your feedback and I wish that I would have been made aware of your disappointments from the onset of your holiday (Please see my response to Kim). We have recently been taking steps to improve the overall experience for our guests and have had very positive feedback from our efforts. Your comments are very important and help... More 

London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

Having read the latest review, I felt I had to write a review of this property as my experience was the other end of the spectrum. I travelled with five friends - the purpose of the trip to dive and celebrate my 50th birthday. I was not expecting luxury accommodation and am used to staying in basic diving lodges, but... More 

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katpower, Guest Relations Manager at Manta Lodge, responded to this review

"Thank you for taking the time post a review, your feedback is very important to us. We were so happy to be a part of your Birthday Celebration and did our best to make it a memorable occasion. We personally interacted many times during your stay and I wasn't made aware of the initial or ongoing housekeeping issues that you've... More 

Rome, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013 via mobile

We just spent 2 great weeks at Manta Lodge, diving and relaxing with friends. The Lodge is like staying at a private beach house, not an Americanized resort. The owners, staff, divemasters and guests all hang out together creating a friendly atmosphere. Sasha and Elaina prepared food that was reflective of the many different cultures of Tobago and it was... More 

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katpower, Guest Relations Manager at Manta Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, it was such a pleasure hosting your group! The "Beach House" reference put a big smile on my face. We hope one day to see you again in your journeys! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

A home away from home.... love the staff and this place it made me feel apart of the manta lodge family.I'll be coming back very soon becauce I just love this place Sean and the wonderful staff they have.

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jordanville, new york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

This place is like a secret gold mine, It isn't the over-the top touristy, crowded, commercialized usual dive destination. It's a place of amazingly untouched natural beauty. The people were so sweet and helpful, both at the hotel and as a female on a walk alone through this beautiful, small village. One week wasn't enough. There is so much to... More 

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katpower, Guest Relations Manager at Manta Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are so happy that you had such a wonderful vacation and hope to see you again! More 

The Mitten
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

Even though our visit to Manta Lodge was 2 years ago it stands out as a place that we WILL visit again. We think about it often and have been meaning to write so many times. Our stay was great! The owners were very accommodating and made us feel like we were the only guests at the inn. The rooms... More 

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Lakewood, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

I recently spent a few nights at Manta Lodge and was more than happy with the laid back atmosphere of the place. The accomodations are basic but cozy and all of the rooms have a great little balcony with an oceanview....who could ask for more than that! Both the hotel and dive staff make your visit to this sleepy little... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Babysitting
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 

Additional Information about Manta Lodge

Address: Windward Road, Speyside, Tobago
Location: Caribbean > Trinidad and Tobago > Tobago > Speyside
Price Range: $60 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Manta Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Manta Hotel Speyside
Manta Lodge Tobago/Speyside
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