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Located opposite Faua Wharf, Waterfront Lodge features a restaurant with ocean views. It offers rooms with free continental breakfast and a private terrace overlooking the ocean or gardens. Waterfront Lodge is a 10 minutes’ walk from central Nuku'alofa, and 3 minutes’ drive from the Royal Tomb. Fua'amotu International Airport is a 30-minute drive away. All rooms include Fijian mahogany furniture and colorful artwork. Each air-conditioned room has a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, as well as a refrigerator and tea and coffee making facilities. The tour desk can organize tours of Tongatapu, as well as whale watching, scuba diving, snorkeling and cave diving. The property also offers a guest laundry. The café serves a varied menu featuring international cuisine and Tongan dishes. Popular items include fresh fish, steaks, seafood platters and Tongan raw fish with vegetables and coconut cream.

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.5)

Free Private Parking Available On Site

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  • Robin
    United States of America United States of America
    location, beautiful building, great restaurant, nice room
  • Liza
    United States of America United States of America
    The location was excellent, the food at their restaurant was the best on the island and the staff were so helpful and friendly. Josephine , the manager helped us find a rental car during our stay and drove us to get it. She went out of her way to...
  • Nathan
    United States of America United States of America
    Absolutely beautiful property. Rooms well-decorated, plenty of local items of interest. The front office got us a day guide for a reasonable price. The hotel restaurant was very good. Only eight rooms are available.

Area info

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Waterfront Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      Local • International

Amenities of Waterfront Lodge
Great facilities! Review score, 8

Most popular amenities
  • WiFi in all areas
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Beachfront
  • Free parking
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • View
  • Beachfront
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Dryer
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Themed dinners
  • Bar crawls
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling
    Additional charge
  • Canoeing
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and charges apply.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Adults only
  • Convenience store on site
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Ironing facilities
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English

Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Waterfront Lodge takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


From 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 10 are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

Adult (18+ years)
Extra bed upon request
$44 per person, per night

Prices for extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no cribs available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 21


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Transfers are available to and from Fua'amotu International Airport. These are charged $17 USD per person, each way. Please inform Waterfront Lodge in advance if you want to use this service, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.Please note that you must pay the property in the local currency, TOP. The displayed amount is indicative only and based on today’s exchange rate.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.Please inform Waterfront Lodge of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

FAQs about Waterfront Lodge

  • Waterfront Lodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Snorkeling
    • Canoeing
    • Beachfront
    • Live music/Performance
    • Happy hour
    • Beach
    • Bar crawls
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Themed dinners

  • The prices at Waterfront Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Waterfront Lodge is 1.1 miles from the center of Nuku‘alofa. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Waterfront Lodge has 1 restaurant:

    • Waterfront Restaurant

  • Check-in at Waterfront Lodge is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:30 PM.

  • Room options at Waterfront Lodge include:

    • Double