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PO Box 24 | Fatafehi Road, Neiafu, Tonga
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Puataukanave International Hotel
Ranked #6 of 9 Hotels in Neiafu
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  • 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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Melbourne, Australia
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212 reviews 212 reviews
74 hotel reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During the last three decades we have travelled extensively in the South Pacific and stayed at a wide range of places. After our stay on the most beautiful island of Fava we flew up to the North of the Tongan Archipelago to Vavau, Neiafu. The hotel was OK, unfortunately not more, but the island itself is on the other hand... More

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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

No hot water at night, dingy linens, stinky bathrooms and sub-par service. On top of that a price that you would charge at a downtown Hilton. Stick with the nearby beach resorts and find somewhere better to stay.

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Ovando, Montana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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

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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
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
10 helpful votes 10 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, 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

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Additional Information about Puataukanave International Hotel

Address: PO Box 24 | Fatafehi Road, Neiafu, Tonga
Location: Tonga > Vava'u Islands > Neiafu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 43
Also Known As:
Puataukanave International Hotel Tonga/Neiafu

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