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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2012

Okay, so the lodge needs some renovating, but the staff and the family there were really fantastic with us! We were looking for a non commercialised place to stay with good diving; Speyside ticked both of these boxes and delivered more!! For the price of the package we were on, we did not get our hopes too high, however when...

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Pocklington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2012

To get the whole Speyside diving experience where better to stay than the Manta Lodge. Superb diving outfit next to the best diving in Tobago and a great family atmosphere back on land at the Manta Lodge, the accomodation is simple and clean and tidy and all fully functioning. The staff couldn't be more helpful and friendly, a real home...

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2Thank Antony A
Somerset, NJ
Reviewed 23 February 2012

My dive buddies and I wanted to dive Speyside and got a good rate at Manta Lodge. For TT$700 a night (that's US$106) for 3 single beds I expected sometihng better that what we found. We were the only guests at the lodge (NOT a hotel.) The room certainly needs renovation. The folding doors to the balcony do not close...

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2Thank ianma
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 December 2011

Stayed at Manta Lodge for 4 nights over the Thanksgiving Holiday. While the family is very nice, have to say - Buyer Beware! The rooms are dirty - bathroom full of mold on the ceiling and in the shower. Actually never took off my flipflops. Toilets are a brown-yellow color, door to the bathroom is brown from hand marks -...

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3Thank dld8
Whitchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 October 2011

Manta Lodge is Manta Lodge! the staff will do anything for you and are fun. The accommodation is tired but clean. If you want five stars dont go to Speyside fullstop but if you want the best diving with staff who put your safety first but without exception take you on amazing dives then Sean and his crew are the...

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Thank Liz S
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 10 September 2011

I was going to book into Bluewater Lodge but it was closed for renovations in early September so booked into Manta Lodge via Expedia. I showed up at about 10:45 in the morning and the place was deserted. I yelled and finally the grandson of the owner showed up and told me the peple who ran the lodge were out....

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1Thank poleinahole1
Port of Spain, Trinidad
Reviewed 3 September 2011

My friends were divers and I went along for the ride. The thrill of sharing the open water experience, even from the top, was great. In a flash a large object was out of the water and then splashed in.....wow..... even with snorkel and mask I was able to see beautiful fishes on the reef..and relax in clear waters. Good...

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1Thank kakes6783
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 1 August 2011

I feel like I was born into this family run business..thats the way they make you feel. No pretense..if you want a Hilton then go there. If they don't have something they can find it..or you can. The food is always great and i tend to flirt with all the staff anyways and Clyde and Sean and the whole crew...

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Thank Jamesthebiologist
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 1 June 2011

I stayed at Manta Lodge for a long weekend and went diving on all three days I was there. The rooms are fairly simple but well air conditioned, that was most that mattered to me since I did not spend much time there apart from sleeping. I slept very well! The Lodge is located on a beautiful bay and all...

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huntington beach CA
Reviewed 29 April 2011

The Manta Lodge is the perfect place for a diving vacation. Restaurant and pool are directly across the street from the beach. Great views and beach access. The diving? Incredible. The dive team at Manta Lodge is superb! The dive spots are full of life and beautiful corals. More fish than I've ever seen - amazing colors. Super friendly and...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • 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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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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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: $84 - $245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Manta Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 22
Also Known As:
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.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 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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 of 5 bubbles 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
 of 5 bubbles jkrk21, 21 Apr 2014 | Read review
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