World Class Tourism gives us 4 stars

We have the pleasure to announce that the World Class Tourism for Tonga has recently judged the Waterfront Lodge & Café as a 4 Stars hotel. This is indeed a great news for us and for all our new and returning guests. The unique accommodation, the casual atmosphere, the popularity of our restaurant and the smiles of our staff make the Waterfront Lodge & Café the perfect stop over if you are visiting the capital or if your holiday takes you to one of the marvellous islands of the Kingdom of Tonga.

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Waterfront Cafe & Lodge

Waterfront Cafe & Lodge

The Waterfront Cafe and Lodge, the best private Tonga hotel, is located opposite Queen Salote Wharf, with the Nuku’alofa waterfront unfolding right before you. Just a 20 minute stroll to downtown Nuku'alofa and you will soon find yourself immersed in the sights, shops and markets of the Kingdom of Tonga capital city.

Most of our guests consider the Waterfront Lodge to be Tonga accommodation at its finest. If you're looking for a base for your holiday exploration of Tongatapu or a stop-over before / after your visit to the beautiful islands of Tonga, the homely atmosphere of the Waterfront Café and Lodge will surprise you and will make your vacation simply unique.

The colonial-style lodge is packed with character and boasts a beautiful sea view, excellent services, high quality accommodation and arguably the most popular restaurant in the capital. The charming property is under Tongan management and believes in paying special attention to each and every guest.

The Waterfront Café and Lodge’s atmosphere is welcoming and homely, our staff is warm and friendly and every guest is treated with special attention which makes their holiday in Tonga even more memorable and their vacation so comfortable to make them feel at home.

The Waterfront Lodge is internationally renowned not only to be the perfect hotel for your stay in Tongatapu but also to be a place of art where artists from Polynesia and the South Pacific often meet to expose their masterpieces. Keep visiting our website or get in touch with us on Facebook to discover our event dates and initiatives, a must see for art and photography lovers.

From our reception we can also organize tours of Tongatapu and packages to some of the top island hotels and attractions to ensure your Tonga holiday will be remembered as one of the best of your lifetime. 

If you are looking for your personal getaway to the friendly islands of the Kingdom of Tonga, welcome to the Waterfront Restaurant and Lodge, the best accommodation you can find on our shore. Your home away from home.

Services and Facilities

Services and Facilities

  • Arrival/departure point transfers (additional charge)
  • Room service
  • Laundry service

 Hope to see you soon.