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Matafonua Lodge

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Overview
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“darren and nina”(85 reviews)
“whale watching”(57 reviews)
“fish”(38 reviews)
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

While it might be the humpbacks which are the stars, it is the small things and attention to detail that keep drawing us back to Matafonua (this was our third stay and we are already talking about next time). Coming eye to eye with Tonga's...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

spent 4 nights at matafonua in september. everything was brilliant. darren and nina and their family were very welcoming. rooms were basic but clean with great view from the balcony. food was ample and tasty. the whales were awesome, a must do if you can....More

Thank ClarkV62
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We planned this as a dream holiday and Matafouna delivered beyond any reasonable expectations we had. Firstly, the location at the tip of beautiful Foa island is incredible and unspoiled...three beach frontages surround this place in natural tropical beauty. You get to watch the sun...More

Thank NDC F
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We didn't stay at the resort, but anchored our boat off of it. The staff is very friendly and welcoming. We were encouraged (but not in a pushy way) to partake in the watersports they have offered. Friends kited a lot, and I would have...More

Thank AmyEAlton
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Thank you Darren and Nina, we had a perfect holiday. The location was magical, the staff truely amazing. Darren, your cooking is delicious - especially the Malaysian Fish Curry! We will be back. Thank you!

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Beachfront
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$113 - US$122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$113 - US$122 (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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Response from SBR99 | Property representative |
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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Response from SBR99 | Property representative |
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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Room Tips
"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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