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Waterfront Lodge

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  • Very good48%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
The Waterfront Cafe and Lodge, the best private Tonga hotel, is located opposite Queen Salote Wharf, with the Nuku’alofa waterfront unfolding right before you. Just a 20 minute stroll to downtown Nuku'alofa and you will soon find yourself immersed in the sights, shops and markets of the Kingdom of Tonga capital city. The colonial-style lodge is packed with character and boasts a beautiful sea view, excellent services, high quality accommodation and arguably the most popular restaurant in the capital. The charming property is under Italian management and believes in paying special attention to each and every guest. The Waterfront Cafe and Lodge’s atmosphere is welcoming and homely, our staff is warm and friendly and every guest is treated with special attention which makes their holiday in Tonga even more memorable and their vacation so comfortable to make them feel at home. The Waterfront Lodge is internationally renowned not only to be the perfect hotel for your stay in Tongatapu but also to be a place of art where artists from Polynesia and the South Pacific often meet to expose their masterpieces. From our reception we can also organize tours of Tongatapu and packages to some of the top island hotels and attractions to ensure your Tonga holiday will be remembered as one of the best of your lifetime. If you are looking for your personal getaway to the friendly islands of the Kingdom of Tonga, welcome to the Waterfront Cafe' and Lodge, the best private owned accommodation you can find on our shore.World Class Tourism gives us 4 stars We have the pleasure to announce that the World Class Tourism for Tonga has recently judged the Waterfront Lodge & Cafe' as a 4 Stars hotel. This is indeed a great news for us and for all our new and returning guests. The unique accommodation, the casual atmosphere, the popularity of our restaurant and the smiles of our staff make the Waterfront Lodge & Cafe' the perfect stop over if you are visiting the capital or if your holiday takes you to one of the marvellous islands of the Kingdom of Tonga. Hope to see you soon.
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Property amenities
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Smoking rooms available
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HOTEL STYLE
Harbor View
Bay View
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Location
Full view
Getting there
Fua'Amotu Intl Airport8 mi
Kaufana Airport22 mi
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All reviews across the road toast restaurant downstairs island hopping outer islands good size air conditioning tea coffee mini fridge five nights whale watching nice stay real tonga a great place to stay comfortable rooms room was large close to town
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We traveled around Tonga for almost a month and stayed here twice for couple days during our travels. The staff are very helpful and friendly. The lodge was very clean. Enjoyed watching the staff play darts out back during their down time. We even were...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2018

Great local lodge with comfortable rooms and really friendly staff - right opposite the harbour - great place to have breakfast on the veranda or wind down with a beer after some diving or whale swimming

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Reviewed October 2, 2018

A large comfortable room with a sea view patio. The service was attentive on arrival till departure. The location was ideal for anyone (such as myself)interested in swimming with the whales or island hopping,as Waterfront Lodge is directly opposite a whale swimming business and the...More

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Response from Waterfront-Lodge, Manager at Waterfront LodgeResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you for your generous review on Waterfront. We strive for the best and we love that you have enjoyed your stay with us. We do hope you come again to join us in the near future. P.S Thank you for your posted photos, I...More

Reviewed September 19, 2018

We had a beautiful stay at the Waterfront Lodge. The staff were friendly and very helpful. Our room was clean and well appointed.The Lodge is very close to town and just across the road from the harbour..The Restaurant had a great menu,and the service was...More

2  Thank KarikariLodge
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

We had a nice stay at the Waterfront Inn since we had to overnight upon arrival from Aukland and before we caught the Real Tonga flight out the next day for Ha’apai. Staff at the front desk, the resturant and housekeeping were all very friendly...More

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Kaumavae2
May 4, 2016|
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Hi There, Thanks for your inquiry, all our rooms have Air con Thanks again
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"Alittle extra for a harbour view is a good idea. Can chill out on the patio and watch the world go by."
vickil414
Oct 2, 2018
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"The seaward side has great harbour views."
KarikariLodge
Sep 19, 2018
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"Room 8- top, back left overlooking the carpark. No view of the ocean but quiet .The water pressure for the..."
duhelp
Apr 9, 2018
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"Garden view rooms are quieter with AC"
shakilk2017
Apr 10, 2017
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PRICE RANGE
$84 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
waterfront hotel nuku alofa
LOCATION
TongaTongatapu IslandNuku'alofa
NUMBER OF ROOMS
8
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