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Matafonua Lodge

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“darren and nina”(85 reviews)
“whale watching”(57 reviews)
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2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 22 October 2014

Visited Matafonua Lodge and went on 2 whale watching days - one with Darren and one with Jodie. Both trips were very successful and have quite a few swims with a mother and baby whale which was absolutely amazing. Very informative and enjoyable day!! Beautiful...More

Thank Myers95
Reviewed 18 October 2014

We went out for whale watching with them and we had one of those special moments of out live. The guide Gerry did a fantastic job, with lots of respect he treated the whales. The food on the boot was wondeful and the staff very...More

1  Thank Martin W
Reviewed 12 October 2014

For those seeking an idyllic tropical island chill-out with some amazing diving opportunities, then this is the place for you!  From the warm, easy welcome on arrival to the charming simplicity of our beachside fale and the non-intrusive care and attention from our  friendly hosts...More

1  Thank Mustdonow
Reviewed 11 October 2014

Matafonua Lodge provided excellent dive facilities for both whale diving and Scuba diving. The boats are purpose built and very comfortable and the dive guides have in depth experience of the area. The crew maintained very high safety standards without losing the relaxed nature of...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 11 September 2014

My partner and I spent a magic 10 days in Tonga, 7 of which we spent swimming with the humpbacks. Due to the devastation if cyclone Ian in January Matafonua is still under going repair, however this did not detract from Nina and Darrens willingness...More

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Top amenities
Restaurant
Beachfront
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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US$103 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$103 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Josh W
4 July 2017|
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Hi josh there are several b=reaks near to matafonua but they require a boat charter to get to them and that is not possible during whale season as the boats are flat out . During the months of jan march we have a pretty... More
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Kevin T
23 April 2017|
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We a have all essentials plus there are small shops in the village
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staffardo
20 March 2017|
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Yes beach and bathroom towels are provided
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"Matafonua books up a year in advance so plan ahead."
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"Get a room close to the bathroom unless you don't mind long walks in the middle of the night!"
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"All rooms look great. Room 5 for families would probably be the closest to the bathrooms."
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"With only 8 fales, all are equally great"
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