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Scenic Matavai Resort Niue

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was a wonderful stay at Matavai Resort Apartments. The apartments are not far from the main Resort so could still use their facilities. Enjoyed many swims and meals up at the Resort. Our apartment had a beautiful view and got to see the dolphins. Our room had everything we needed for our stay. Comfy bed and the air conditioning was...

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

Faka'alofa lahi atu, Happy New year and thank you for providing us with your feedback. Glad you enjoyed your time and hope you choose Scenic Matavai next time. Kia monuina Simon Jackson

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room was perfect - awesome to see all rooms had the beautiful sea view. Staff were very helpful. Enjoyed a lovely, relaxed holiday. Would definitely recommend to anyone considering staying at this resort. A tip for those who are gluten free - do pack a few snacks and some bread.

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

Fakaalofa lahi atu, Merry Christmas to you and Family. Glad you enjoyed your time in Niue and we look forward to your next visit. Kia monuina Simon Jackson

Wellington
Reviewed December 11, 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our time in Niue. The weather was great, about 30 degrees each day, which meant swimming was a must. We enjoyed the small beach of Tamatauloga, which was just a couple of minutes drive away. It was easy access with a couple of large swimming holes at high tide and the water was lovely and warm. Our...

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

Faka'alofa lahi atu, Thank you for sharing your feedback with other travellers. We're glad you enjoyed every bit of it. We hope you choose Niue once again. Kia monuina Simon Jackson

Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed November 23, 2016

The view along the coast line is stunning. The reception staff and management were extremely helpful and accomodating . Maybe at times the restaurant staff could be a bit more personable. The food was excellent. We really enjoyed the local evening with singing and local food. If I had to say anything negative it would be I felt for this...

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

Fakaalofa lahi atu, Thank you for providing us with your feedback. We take your comments seriously and take measures to improve our services. Glad you enjoyed your time with us, thank you for acknowledging the Front team. We are currently in the middle of an expansion project and part of this is to tidy up and refurbish the older parts...

Alofi
Reviewed November 7, 2016

Thanks Matavai Chef and staff for an enjoyable evening out. As a "local", Scenic Matavai's deck is always a great location for a meal with tropical sunsets and warm temperatures. Our party sampled a range from the menu offered, with three ordering the iconic fish and chips. No doubt this conjures up a variety of memories as it is an...

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

Fakaalofa lahi atu, Thank you for the feedback and choosing to dine with us. I agree with your comments however as you maybe aware of the struggles we have with our fish supply's, we try our best to put out the freshest fish available at the time. With fish and chips we always give the option of deep fry or...

Coolangatta, Australia
Reviewed November 5, 2016

My room was in the original section, where I stayed 10 years ago. Room has been modernized, beautiful View, well appointed, very spacious and very clean. Staff are friendly and efficient. Breakfast included was continental with optional upgrade. Other meal menu was basic but very well prepared.

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

Faka'alofa lahi atu, Thank you for Choosing the Scenic Matavai again once again Glad you enjoyed this time round. We continue to make changes to meet the guest expectations. We hope to see you again for a next holiday. Kia monuina Simon Jackson

Auckland
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Where else can you sit on your deck of your private cliff top room and watch dolphins every morning and late afternoon and be lulled to sleep by the sound of the waves on the reef and the geckos softly squeaking? Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Matavai Resort. Simon and his staff have turned this hotel into 'the' place to...

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

Fakaalofa lahi, Always great to see our return guests. Pleased to receive such great feedback and I know you'll be back. We'll catchup next time and we'll continue to make improvments going forward. Kia monuina Simon Jackson

Ashburton, New Zealand
Reviewed October 19, 2016

If you are expecting a fast pace, up market, high end service, and like to be waited on hand and foot, then this is not the place for you BUT Niue offers so much more. From the beautiful scenery, fantastic snorkeling, amazing bush walks down to remote chasms and the lovely Niue people we could have not wished for more....

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

Faka'alofa lahi atu, Thank you for providing us with your feedback, Glad you enjoyed Niue and the Scenic Matavai. We look forward to seeing you again. Kia monuina Simon Jackson

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Just home from a week at the Matavai resort at Niue. Loved the cliff top room and spent many hours watching out for whales from our verandah. Simon is an excellent host, always seemed to be around and ever helpful. The builders start early but the roosters are around to wake everyone up earliesh.

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

Faka'alofa lahi atu, Thank you for your feedback. We look forward to seeing you again on the beautiful part of the Pacific. Faka'aue Lahi. Simon Jackson

Clarks Beach, New Zealand
Reviewed October 14, 2016

The Matavai was an OK stay, stayed in upgraded room that was clean but lacked any character or warmth, breakfast was terrible, typical uninspiring buffet, lots of staff but no one offers to seat you or bring you any drinks. Pool area needs an upgrade, difficult to get a drink at the pool bar, manager was friendly an helpful.

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Fakaalofa lahi atu, Thank you for providing us with your feedback. Its disappointing not to meet your expectations. Quite surprised you weren't happy with the room. The rooms are well positioned overlooking the vast ocean, you get to view whales or dolphins passing by from the edge of your deck. Spacious with plenty of room. The room equipment are rather...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Scenic 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, the resorts' 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. Scenic Matavai Resort Niue is the perfect place to base your Niuean adventure. The 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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Address: Tapeu-Porritt Road | Tamakautoga, Alofi, Niue
Location: Niue > Alofi
Price Range: $111 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Scenic Matavai Resort Niue 3*
Number of rooms: 55
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“We enjoyed our room on the second floor with a sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles HebH, Dec 11, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the far end of the block otherwise people people walk by your sitting area and talk right outside your windows”
 of 5 bubbles 1DianaC, Nov 23, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have a view, I prefer the upper floor in the old section”
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 of 5 bubbles AndrewH161, Nov 5, 2016 | Read review
“The Cliff Top rooms have the most amazing outlook”
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  • Watching the waves
 of 5 bubbles stormj, Oct 23, 2016 | Read review
“Cliff top superior rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 220Lisa, Oct 19, 2016 | Read review
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