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Manta Lodge

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Port of Spain, Trinidad
Reviewed 24 April 2011

Thanks to a great diving staff. They were patient when teaching us to dive and provided great instruction and guided dives. The variety of dives available here is just stunning....we got to dive several locations on reefs, but also rockier adventure dives at Giles, London Bridge and Sisters that were totally different. All were beautiful, but the best overall memory...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 29 March 2011

If your looking for the Hilton, this aint it. It is a nice family run lodge thats great for divers. The other reviews about cleanliness are accurate, but if you have traveled in the Caribbean, you should expect things like dirt in the corners, bugs and bats. The hotel is in the same area as a bird sanctuary, so be...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 19 March 2011

I spent a full week at Manta Lodge, and went diving with their dive shop every day I was there. Note that anyone looking for a luxurious resort, or an active nightlife or obsequious staff won't find it here. Manta Lodge is a small, informal, family-run hotel. Speyside is quiet and relaxing. Trinis/Tobagians don't need to be ingratiating to tourists,...

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Driftwood, Texas
Reviewed 27 February 2011

In spite of promising wireless internet, it was not available throughout our week-long stay. The coffee in the common area was hit and miss - some mornings it was the dregs of the previous day's coffee - cold and lifeless. Other mornings it was piping hot and accompanied by milk. The kitchen staff was unable to cook anything with cheese...

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Idaho
Reviewed 6 February 2011

My husband and I traveled with friends to Tobago spending 5 nights at Manta Lodge. I'd have to say the best thing about this hotel is location and friendliness of staff. The dive shop owner Sean was very hospitable. Their food, although a bit on the pricy side for some of the dinners was exceptional, and actually very quick service...

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Arvada, Colorado
Reviewed 20 December 2010

Manta Lodge is a small establishment located a short walk from several restaurants and across the street from the ocean (not right on the ocean or beach). The rooms are adequate nothing fancy. Our room had some issues: hot water in shower was minimal for two people to shower without keeing the water at a trickle, there were bats that...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 17 December 2010

Manta is one of the few places where I and many others have walked in and felt like we are home..Sean is probably the best Dive Master in the Caribbean and Clyde the most gentle man I have ever met. It does not get better than this folks..the diving is superb and atmosphere is just right. Can't wait to return....

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Reading, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 November 2010

poor resort and diving staff.. started with hard bed to squeeky bed. Charged for safe deposit box, nickle and dime operation. Food was fair at best with not enough for the group. Diving staff not safe with short fills and no communication between diver and group leader. Gear not taken care of and found fins on cameras. No rinse tanks...

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San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 3 August 2010

Manta Lodge is very disorganized. They actually entered rooms in the middle of the night to see which were occupied while they were trying to check in new guests. They took as long as 90 minutes to serve breakfasts of scrambled eggs and toast. I'd seen the place described as a luxury inn, but the rooms are really quite plain,...

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Evansville, Indiana
Reviewed 19 July 2010

Beatutiful hummingbirds, far away from most things, save dives and H2O, BRING YOUR OWN SNACKS!!!

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  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The cozy 22 room property may be small, but it still features a number of 'big' amenities - the Green Moray Bar & Restaurant, soft sand beach, full service dive shop, freshwater swimming pool, reading nook with a multi-lingual lending library, endless hiking trails and plenty of room to relax! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Manta Lodge

Address: Windward Road, Speyside, Tobago
Region: Caribbean > Trinidad and Tobago > Tobago > Speyside
Price Range: RM258 - RM752 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Manta Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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Manta Hotel Speyside
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“This apartment was on the ground floor right below their cafe. Easy access to the beach right out front and the dive shop next door.”
woodstockhoustons, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“If you want a room that is quieter ask for one farther away from the dining, office and dive shop.”
SusanH742, 13 Oct 2014 | Read review
“I liked having a queen and twin bed, but you can ask for two twins to be put together to make a king. We were on the first level, which is fewer stairs.”
sls1124, 3 Jul 2014 | Read review
“The roof deck on room 12 is right above the jasmine tree and offers great sunrises and star gazing.”
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janas804, 12 May 2014 | Read review
“We stayed on second floor it was nice but maybe a little close to the bar south side was a bit better but all rooms were good nice balcony to sit and enjoy the view of ocean.”
  • Thats one of the dive boats lots of room and comfortable
jkrk21, 21 Apr 2014 | Read review
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