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Puataukanave International Hotel

PO Box 24 | Fatafehi Road, Neiafu, Tonga
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Puataukanave International Hotel
Ranked #5 of 8 hotels in Neiafu
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Ovando, Montana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Picture postcard view of the harbor from the floor to ceiling windows. In fact I think I saw our view on a postcard. The room was clean and spacious and comfortable. Staff was very friendly and accommodating. We needed to change plans because of Cyclone Ian and they worked tirelessly to make sure everything was in order. It is a... More

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PuataukanaveHotel, General Manager at Puataukanave International Hotel, responded to this review

Malo e lelei Carol K. First of all I would like to give you a big malo for positive feedback that you have given. Your feedback is very important to us to help improve the hotel service. We all know that we were very lucky in Vava'u that Hurricane Ian pass by our door step and left little damages. We... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Recently travelled to Vava'u and wanted to stay somewhere close to the town centre and near the water. Happy with my stay! Awesome view overlooking the harbour, stunning at sunset. Clean room with freshly laundered sheets on the bed, bathroom also clean with necessities provided (hot water working fine). Pool also in tip top shape for swimming as it appears... More

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PuataukanaveHotel, General Manager at Puataukanave International Hotel, responded to this review

Malo e lelei MaryT, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide your positive feedback. We truly value our customer feed back. This will help us gage our current service and improve area that needs improvement in the hotel. Look forward seeing you again on your next visit to Neiafu, Ofa atu, Amy Paea More

Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Located right near the beautiful harbor. Beautiful panoramic scenery when your room is facing the clear blue ocean. Splendid service good food. When you decide to visit Neiafu, Tonga this beautiful hotel is a must for your vacation. Take a boat ride that they offer and explore the utopian like scenery of the harbor and coastal area.The owners are young... More

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PuataukanaveHotel, Owner at Puataukanave International Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Josh for the quick response to our trip advisor page, your comments will help our future customer have a better understanding of Pua. See you soon. Malo, Amy More

2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

The was a business trip where I learned about the Tonga time concept. It was supposed to be a 1 day trip from the main island qitg the morning flight in and the afternoon flight back. However, our flight was cancelled. So, that required rebooking and an overnight stay. We took a locals recommendation and walked into the Puataukanave Intl... More

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PuataukanaveHotel, Manager at Puataukanave International Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, note the hotel facility is 3-star. We will work to improve our services in the hotel in the future. With current market demand in Vava'u all the operators are battling to sustain business and future growth. The phone and internet system in the hotel is being down since Hurricane Ian cause by water damages to... More

Nukalofa, Tongatapu, Tonga
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

I stayed at the "Pua" for a couple of nights last week (1st week Nov2013). When I travel to Vava'u, this is my "go to" hotel. My room was large, clean and well appointed and the view from it was breathtaking! I was on business on this trip, so the location in town was perfect, although when you enter the... More

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PuataukanaveHotel, Manager at Puataukanave International Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for the positive respond, we hope your review will help our future customer get a fair idea of the hotel. Look forward seeing again in the future when you visit our island paradise. More

Beijing, China
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Room are quite spacy and the bathroom, clean, very comfy bed and to top it off, the amazing view of the Port of Refugee. Very convenient to walk around town, my second time to stay at this hotel and will definite be back again. Thanx to the owner Amy and Tomifa for a lovely stay. Will reccomend to anyone going... More

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PuataukanaveHotel, Manager at Puataukanave International Hotel, responded to this review

It was wonderful having you as guest at the hotel, we hope to see again in the future. More

Penrith, New South Wales, Australia
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

In September 2013 my friend and I had an overnight stay at Puataukanave International Hotel right in the heart of Vava'u's capital town of Neiafu. We cannot fault the room which had very comfortable beds, the amazing view of the harbour from our balcony, the hotel's restaurant food or the friendly and helpful hotel staff who made our short but... More

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PuataukanaveHotel, Owner at Puataukanave International Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive response, It was a pleasure for us to help you during your visit. Jordan was very happy to have help you guys out with your land tour etc.... We hope to see you again in the future. More

Auckland Central, New Zealand
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

I've stayed at the Puatakanave some at least 10 times over the past 6 years - on a mix of holiday and business. It is the best and most central accommodation in Vava'u - from here you can get out to the islands to enjoy the extreme and world class hidden beauty of the Vava'u's islands, blue water, coral, fishing,... More

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PuataukanaveHotel, Manager at Puataukanave International Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to send us a feed back on the hotel, I know your positive response will give our future guest a fair idea what to expect when they visit Neiafu. We hope to see again in the nearby future. More

Singapore, Singapore
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

We are repeat customers of the Pua having had long stays there every year for the last 3 years. The Pua is always our first choice in Neiafu. The location is absolutely the best, right on the harbour, which is very convenient for easily joining whale watching activities as well as accessing the various cafes and restaurants in town. Many... More

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PuataukanaveHotel, Owner at Puataukanave International Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Singapore. Thank you for such a great review and for choosing to stay with us at Puataukanave on your Neiafu visit. Your ongoing support to our family local own establishment over the years is greatly appreciated. Look forward seeing you again next season. All the best with a big Malo….. Tomifa & Amy More

Salt Lake City, Utah
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Tonga is a 3rd world country so I don't expect what we stay in here in the US. We stayed 1 week at Portwine and then 1 week here and then went back to Portwine, booked that way. We wanted to experience this hotel for comparison. Pua is in a great location, on the water, really close to restaurants and... More

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PuataukanaveHotel, Owner at Puataukanave International Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Susi, It was wonderful having you move and stay with you us for 4 days, My wife also commented that you were very happy as a hotel guest during your stay and wanted to extend your stay but your Nephew who owns Portwine Guest House wanted you guys to move back and stay with him. Your feed back is... More

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Additional Information about Puataukanave International Hotel

Also Known As:
Puataukanave International Hotel Tonga/Neiafu
Address: PO Box 24 | Fatafehi Road, Neiafu, Tonga
Location: Tonga > Vava'u Islands > Neiafu
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 8 hotels in Neiafu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Puataukanave International Hotel rests in the heart of a gorgeous harbor landscape surrounded by unspoiled islands and the natural charm of Vava'u's main town, Neiafu. The Hotel offers a wide range of rooms to suit all budgets, from the spectacular oceanfront suite to the comfortable economy accommodation. ... more   less 

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