Tonga Hotels : A to Z
Adventure Backpackers, Neiafu, Vava'u A$ 55 - 80 per couple / dorm $ 25
Adventure Backpackers is a neat hostel in the heart of Neiafu Town with shared and private rooms plus family rooms and a communal lounge with kitchen. This is a great spot for exploring the islands and there's always heaps of tours available from the notice board and tour desk.
Alibaba Guesthouse, Nuku'alofa A$ 45 - 60
Alibaba Guesthouse is tucked into the backstreets of Nuku'alofa and offers budget style accommodation in a two storey house. With simple rooms and communal lounge and kitchen, this is a good option if you fancy exploring local Tongan life with onsite owners having good knowledge of local tours.
Black Pearl Suites, Nuku'alofa A$ 135 - 260
The Black Pearl Suites is set in a quiet residential suburb of Nuku’alofa about twenty minute walk to town. With just eight rooms above the family house and adjacent to the well renowned restaurant of its same name, this makes an affordable stay for business people or holiday makers visiting the capital and looking to explore.
Blue Lagoon Resort is a secluded retreat alongside a gorgeous beach on a small uninhabited island. There are just five bungalows, all hand crafted using natural materials, each with its own unique character. Ideal for those looking for a laid back holiday experience, whether for couples or families.
Eueiki Island Resort, Vava'u A$ 220
Eueiki Island Resort is a down-to-earth eco resort on a small uninhabited island thirty minutes by boat from Neiafu Town. With powdery white sand and an amazing lagoon full of fish, this retreat has just eight traditional thatch fales, a sand floor restaurant and a truly relaxing South Seas atmosphere ideal for a romantic beach holiday.
Fafa Island Resort, Tongatapu A$ 200 - 295
Fafa Island Resort is the perfect retreat for those seeking a romantic holiday, empty beaches, good snorkelling, island hopping cruises and a first class service. With it's thatched bungalows, modern cuisine and tropical cocktail bar, this is a true south sea hideaway on an uninhabited island.
Heilala Holiday Lodge, Tongatapu A$ 75 - 95
Heilala Holiday Lodge is an excellent value budget resort in the heart of Ha’atafu Beach with sweeping sand, good snorkelling spots and some great surfing breaks at its northern end. With an atmospheric restaurant and traditionally designed bungalows, this affordable resort makes a great base for a beach holiday for singles or couples, young and old.
International Dateline, Nuku'alofa A$ 75 - 140
International Dateline Hotel is Tonga's largest hotel situated in Nuku'alofa Town across the road from the foreshore. The hotel is run down but offers a swimming pool, 24-hr reception and is centrally located making it a convenient base for business people.
Island Explorer is an American owned guesthouse set back from the oceanfront on the old harbour of Neiafu, about ten minutes walk to the town centre. With two guest rooms, both with kitchens, Island Explorer makes an affordable base whilst exploring Vava'u.
Keleti Resort, Tongatapu A$ 50 - 80
Keleti Beach Resort is an affordable budget resort located on a cliff edge with steps leading to a secluded cove beach on the quiet south coast of Tongatapu. The resort has twelve bungalows, some private, some split into two budget rooms with a shared bathroom and a pleasant restaurant / bar also perched on the cliff edge with lovely ocean views.
Lagoon Lodge, Nuku'alofa A$ 98 - 125 per couple - includes breakfast
Lagoon Lodge is a collection of 15 spacious self-catering apartments on the peaceful shores of Fangakakau Lagoon, about 5-minutes drive to downtown Nuku'alofa. The lodge offers meals on request, laundry, 24-hr security and ample parking space making it ideal for long term stays or those exploring Tongatapu on a budget.
Likualofa Resort, Tongatapu A$ 110 - 150
Likualofa Resort is located on the waterfront on the popular western beaches of the main island of Tongatapu. With 17 comfortable bungalows set in 14-acres of tropical gardens, this mid range resort is just 20-minutes from Nuku’alofa and is ideally placed for sightseeing.
Lindsay Guesthouse, Ha'apai A$ 25 - 35
Lindsay Guesthouse offers budget accommodation for backpackers visiting Ha'apai. Located at the quiet southern end of Pangai Village, the friendly Tongan hosts live in a house at the front of the property whilst in the back garden the standalone guesthouse offers twelve basic rooms, a large communal lounge, kitchen and veranda.
Loumaile Lodge, Nuku'alofa A$ 155 - 195
Loumaile Lodge is an upmarket business style hotel on the edge of downtown Nuku’alofa. With 24 spacious rooms and suites upstairs and a public area with restaurant, bar, tea house and massage centre, downstairs, Loumaile is a convenient base with a friendly 24-hr reception for either holiday travellers or business people.
Mala Island Resort, Vava'u N/A NOT PROMOTING
Mala Island Resort is a small island retreat with budget style rooms just three minutes by boat from the main island of Vava'u and with easy road access into Neiafu Town. There's a decent beach, a good swimming lagoon but the resort goes through spates of opening and closing so cannot be relied upon at present.
Matafonua Resort, Ha'apai A$ 110
Matafonua Resort is an affordable holiday retreat on a pretty sandy point in the secluded Ha’apai Group. With just eight traditionally styled wood and thatch bungalows, all with shared bathrooms, and a good restaurant, this small resort makes an ideal beach holiday for couples and families on a budget.
Mounu Island Resort, Vava'u A$ 300 - 365
Mounu Island Resort is an upmarket boutique resort on a gorgeous private uninhabited coral island in the stunning Vava'u Group. With a white sandy beach backed by coconut palms and with just a handful of traditionally styled bungalows on the beach edge, this is the perfect retreat for couples seeking a romantic escape.
Mystic Sands, Vava'u A$ 145
Mystic Sands is located on a small narrow beach with a safe swimming lagoon on the main island of Vava'u. The self contained bungalows are located next door to the Tongan Beach Resort, about 10-minutes from Neiafu Town. This affordable accommodation makes a good base for both couples and families.
Ofu Island Backpackers, Vava'u A$ 35 - 45
Beautiful Ofu Island is a small guesthouse on Ofu Island adjacent to a small fishing village and fronting a long stretch of sandy beach with great swimming lagoon. Located just 20-minutes by boat from Neiafu Town, Ofu is a good budget retreat for those looking to chill out.
Otuhaka Beach Resort, Tongatapu A$ 50 - 85
Otuhaka Beach Resort is a popular backpacker resort located on a picturesque white sandy beach about 20-minutes drive from Nuku'alofa Town. The resort faces west and the open ocean, with beach access to Tonga's best surfing break and good snorkelling in the lagoon. Accommodation is in simple huts and rooms.
Pacific Bed & Breakfast, Nuku'alofa A$ 40 - 55
Pacific Bed & Breakfast is a small guesthouse in a residential suburb of Nuku’alofa Town offering great value accommodation for stays of three nights or more. With just four rooms run by a friendly Australian / Tongan couple who live onsite, the guesthouse has a communal lounge and kitchen where breakfast is served and free Wi-Fi Internet access.
Paradise Hotel, Vava'u A$ 120 - 180
Paradise Hotel offers affordable rooms on the outskirts of Neiafu Town. The hotel is perched on a hill with stunning views overlooking the harbour and makes a convenient base for exploring the islands on day tours and cruises whilst having easy access to the restaurants and bars of Neiafu. Pool and 24-hr reception.
Puataukanave International Hotel is located on the waterfront of Neiafu Harbour and offers a range of affordable accommodation in simply furnished rooms but with stunning views across the harbour. There’s a reception, two restaurants, conference hall and a swimming pool.
Reef Resort, Vava'u A$ 245
The Reef Resort is a small boutique retreat on a secluded island in Vava'u aimed at couples with just four bungalows, a pretty restaurant and excellent service. The resort sits alongside a pretty sand beach with good swimming and excellent snorkelling and is good place to experience island life and explore secluded beaches.
The Royal Airport Hotel is located opposite the the International / Domestic Airport making it a convenient stop-over option before heading on to the outer islands. The hotel has a friendly 24-hr reception, a 24-hr complimentary airport shuttle, decent Asian restaurant and an overly glitzy reception contrasting the unimaginative concrete exterior.
Royal Sunset Resort, Tongatapu A$ 140 - 195
Royal Sunset Resort is a full service mid range resort located in Tongatapu Lagoon 7km offshore from Nuku'alofa Town. The resort is located on the southern tip of the island and features 16 beachfront fales, swimming pool, an island style tennis court and a polynesian style restaurant and bar.
Sandy Beach Resort, Ha'apai A$ 250
Sandy Beach Resort is an upmarket full service small resort in the secluded and seldom visited Ha'apai Group. Located alongside a sweeping white sand beach with all tide swimming and excellent snorkelling reefs, the resort offers 12 private bungalows. Dolphins and whales can often be seen playing in the nearby reef.
Sandy Boyz Motel is located on the main high street running through the heart of Nuku’alofa Town and almost opposite the popular Friends Café. This budget motel offers stuffy rooms at the back of a handicraft souvenir shop. If you’re looking for a cheap room in the centre of town this is a good no thrills option for an overnight stay.
Serenity Beaches, Ha'apai A$ 110 - 155
Serenity Beaches is an extremely secluded holistic resort located on an uninhabited island in the seldom visited outer Ha’apai Islands. Run by an American lady trained in massage the resort offers wholesome food, rustic bungalows and a pretty white sand beach where your footprints are likely to be the only ones around.
Tongan Beach Resort, Vava'u A$ 230
Tongan Beach Resort is a small boutique resort with just six duplex bungalows alongside a sandy beach overlooking the Port of Refuge Harbour, roughly 10-minutes drive from Neiafu Town. There's a lovely restaurant and sunset sand bar with local entertainment once a week, plus game fishing and scuba diving.
Twin View Motel, Vava'u A$ 75 - 85
Twin Bay Motel offers simple budget accommodation on a hilltop on the outskirts of Neiafu Town with views over both Port of Refuge Bay and the Neiafu Old Harbour. With six 2-bedroom apartments featuring a kitchen and lounge in three cement blocks, this is a good value choice for families travelling on a budget or for longer stays.
Vakaloa Beach Resort, Tongatapu A$ 60 - 110
Vakaloa Beach Resort is a budget retreat offering motel style units set back in the gardens and a popular restaurant and bar overlooking beautiful Haatafu Beach on the western tip of Tongatapu. The beach stretches for almost a kilometre in each direction with reasonable swimming lagoon dotted with some good snorkelling reefs.
Waterfront Lodge, Nuku'alofa A$ 180 - 195 per couple - includes breakfast
Waterfront Lodge is a boutique style guesthouse facing the waterfront about 20-minutes walk into downtown Nuku'alofa. The lodge is an old colonial style wooden building with much character and the spacious rooms are equipped to a high standard making it the ideal base for those seeking comfort and service.
White Sands is a small beach resort located at the historical ' Utukehe Beach on the western tip of Tongatapu Island. The resort offers a truly Tongan experience with local hosts and private accommodation on the picturesque beach front. With only six rooms, the beach is often yours to enjoy in privacy.