10 Best Hotels in Nuku’alofa(c) tongapocketguide.com
10 Best Hotels in Nuku’alofa

10 Best Hotels in Nuku’alofa

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Nuku’alofa Hotel Accommodation

As the capital of Tonga, Nuku’alofa has your widest range of hotels across the kingdom. Stay in international-style hotels with restaurants or try something classically Tongan, like a boutique hotel on the waterfront. There are hotels to suit a range of travellers types and budgets, so find the ideal hotel for you in this list of the best hotels in Nuku’alofa!

Note that Tonga is an ever-evolving country and its hotels are no different. Services can change with little notice, so always be sure to inquire about any essential services you may need before you book! If you have an update to the listings below, feel free to reach out.

While you’re here, you might also be interested in The Complete Guide to Nuku’alofa.

1. Tanoa International Dateline Hotel

Tonga’s largest hotel is a safe bet for something familiar. The Tanoa International Dateline Hotel has a number of room types available, from the well-appointed entry-level Superior Room to the lavish Ocean View Suite with a private balcony. Layouts are versatile, making the hotel an ideal stay for couples, families and groups of friends. Facilities at the hotel include a large outdoor swimming pool and poolside cafe/bar, as well as an on-site gym, airport transfers, laundry service, WiFi, TV entertainment in each room and a buffet breakfast with hot and cold options is served each morning.

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2. Little Italy Hotel & Restaurant

The Little Italy Hotel & Restaurant brings all of the charms of Italy to the shores of Nuku’alofa! Standard and Ocean View Rooms are available, with the options for a private balcony and interconnecting rooms. Stays include a continental buffet breakfast, while rooms have all of your expected hotel amenities. As for dinner, roll out of bed and go downstairs to the ever-popular Little Italy Restaurant serving irresistible pizzas. See more like this in the 10 Best Honeymoon Accommodation in Nuku’alofa.

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3. Emerald Hotel & Restaurant

A well-established hotel that has been taking in guests for more than 25 years, the Emerald Hotel is a popular choice on the waterfront. The hotel has a choice of twin and king rooms with a garden or ocean view – some with oversized balconies with sea views. Each room has all the amenities expected in an international-style hotel, from cable TV to air conditioning to tea/coffee-making facilities. On top of that, the Emerald Hotel boasts an excellent Chinese restaurant. See more like this in the 10 Best Accommodation in Nuku’alofa for Foodies.

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4. Tungi Colonnade Hotel

Located in downtown Nuku’alofa, just a few minutes walk from the city centre shops, restaurants and attractions, Tungi Colonnade is a convenient choice for travellers. The boutique hotel has 18 well-appointed rooms with tiled floors and air-conditioning keeping your stay cool and comfortable. Single, double and family rooms are available, some with their own balcony to enjoy watching the city life. See more recommendations like this in the 10 Best Family Accommodation in Nuku’alofa.

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5. House of Tonga Hotel

Boasting modern guest rooms with tasteful Tongan decor, House of Tonga strikes a nice balance. Stay in one of the hotel’s double rooms with a queen bed, air-conditioning, free WiFi, an ensuite shower and access to an outside deck. Children under 11 years can also squeeze into the rooms thanks to the sofa beds. Other conveniences include on-site parking, airport transfers, luggage storage and a personal refrigerator.

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6. JeZAmi Hotel

Less than 10 minutes walk from the city centre, the JeZAmi Hotel provides another excellent hotel in Nuku’alofa. The locally-owned hotel offers rooms with twin double bed set-ups with cable TV, free WiFi and air-conditioning. The hotel features free breakfast served at the on-site restaurant, Momma Tuna’s Kitchen. For dinner, try local, American and Mexican cuisine! The hotel owners also run the popular whale swimming tour, Tuna Moana.

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7. Seaview Lodge & Restaurant

A boutique hotel on the waterfront of Nuku’alofa, Seaview Lodge offers a small range of well-appointed rooms, as well as a fabulous restaurant. Stay in colonial-inspired guest rooms with either a sea or garden room, with or without a balcony. Rooms sleep either up to two or four people. A continental breakfast and free WiFi are included in the stay. See more accommodation like this in the 7 Best Luxury Accommodation in Nuku’alofa.

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8. Paradise First Hotel

A small family-run hotel, Paradise First Hotel boasts a homely ambience in its friendliness and decor. Each of the eight rooms is unique, but all feature ensuites. The four rooms on the top floor walk out onto a balcony. They also serve breakfast (not always included in the rate so be sure to inquire) and on-site secure parking is available. Find this hotel in the Bay of Manumataongo, five minutes from the city centre.

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9. Coastline Hotel

Located across the road from Faua Wharf, the Coastline Hotel is conveniently located close to Nuku’alofa’s water activities and getting the ferries to the outer islands. The hotel is freshly decorated with a minimalist approach but features all the essentials, from air-conditioning to an ensuite shower to a flatscreen TV. The hotel offers twin rooms and double rooms, as well as a fried chicken takeaway shop downstairs.

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10. City Hotel

One of the most central hotels in Nuku’alofa, the City Hotel is only moments away from Nuku’alofa’s restaurants, markets and more. The hotel features nine guest rooms with twin and double layouts. Rooms are simple yet clean and classically appointed for a comfortable stay in the city. Air-conditioning, tea/coffee-making facilities, a TV and a desk are also featured. The hotel serves breakfast for an extra cost, as well as offers car rentals with discounts for guests.

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Laura S.

This article was reviewed and published by Laura, editor in chief and co-founder of Tonga Pocket Guide. Since arriving solo in the South Pacific over 10 years ago with nothing but a backpack and a background in journalism, her mission has been to show the world how easy (and awesome) it is to explore a paradise such as Tonga. She knows the islands inside-out and loves sharing tips on how best to experience Tonga’s must-dos and hidden gems. Laura is also editor of several other South Pacific travel guides.

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