Independent review for Waterfront Lodge in Nuku'alofa Town, the Kingdom of Tonga

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The Waterfront Lodge is the premier place to stay in Nuku’alofa with a colonial style guest house hosted by a friendly Italian family and offering a laid back holiday style atmosphere with charming guest rooms. Facing the local fishing harbour where day trips depart for the offshore island resorts and a twenty minute walk along the harbour wall to town, Waterfront makes a comfortable yet convenient stop over for holidaymakers and business people.

Recommended For:
  • Singles, Couples & Business People
  • Beautiful Colonial Style Lodge & Restaurant
  • Charming Rooms with WiFi
Quick Facts
  • 12 Rooms
  • Mainland - Town Location
  • Restaurant & Bar

Waterfront Lodge Room Details & Rates

Room Category
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(c = child)
Hotel Public Rate
(for 2 people)
Garden View Room 3a A$ 180
Sea View Room 3a A$ 195

Waterfront Lodge Information & Facts

  • Hotel Location:    Across road from Wharf on outskirts of central Nuku'alofa
  • Getting There:    35 minutes by road from Tonga International Airport
  • Unique Qualities:    Small colonial style hotel 20 minutes walk along waterfront to downtown
  • Ideal for:    Singles, Couples, Business People
  • Hotel Features:    8 Rooms, pool table
  • Dining:    Restaurant & bar - independent restaurants close by
  • Children Policy:    Under 12yrs NOT permitted
  • Local Attractions / Tours:    Nuku'alofa town, ancient sites, blowholes
  • The Beach:    No
  • The Ocean:    Across road from Faua Wharf
  • Snorkelling:    No - snorkel on day cruise to outer island resorts from Faua Wharf
  • Other Activities:    Game fishing and scuba Diving from Faua Wharf

Hotel Information

The Waterfront boats a popular restaurant and with colourful artwork, free Wi-Fi internet access, and luggage storage whilst visiting the outer islands. For guests preferring to dine out, there are two fashionable restaurants within a five minute walk.
All rooms are identical in interior living space with the difference only being the views. Rooms are fully serviced and are equipped with air conditioning, a king size bed, private balcony, and modern bathroom with hot water. Internet access, satellite TV, mini fridge, tea and coffee facilities are also offered.

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Accommodation is in eight identical rooms, each with a comfortable King size bed, writing desk, small TV, open modern shelves for clothes and a bathroom featuring an excellent power shower with back massage. All rooms have a balcony, although these are connected to adjacent rooms and don’t offer privacy. Continental breakfast is included in the room rate.