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Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Great location in the centre of town with a nice view. We didn't mind the hotel because swimming with whales was amazing. Overall the place felt rundown the bathroom was in need of replacement. The TV and bedside lamps did not work. The pool had been empty for years and we waited two hours for our breakfast order to arrive...

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Beneden-Leeuwen, The Netherlands
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Stayed for about 10 days in the Pua and obviously had to adapt to local standards. The spacious room with spacious bathroom overlooks the bay/harbour and gives stunning views. Balcony with one(?) chair. Airco worked well, and we had plenty of furniture inside. Walking distance to everything in town. We had daily breakfast with a group of 10, and this...

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Nuku'alofa
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Being a local it is indeed rare to be travelling but i was so fortunate to be part of a group that toured Vava'u and it so happened that we stayed in Puataukanave.. such a beautiful and well kept place that allows you to soak in the scenery and to just enjoy life as it comes your way.. such very...

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed November 11, 2015

Poorly clean, lots of bugs, but well located and cheap. Security is not their thing, my friends were stolen . They caught the lady in situ and called the police. Be careful! The pool was not operative either.

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Chicago
Reviewed August 30, 2015

Good place in town but should but better. The grounds are very nice right on the water and a little wooded area with a cave in the back. The rooms are clean, have hot water but are out dated. The people are nice but will only do the minimal. The pool had no water. The TV and credit card machine...

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

The hotel rooms are huge and cleaned everyday. I really like the speed of check in and how laid back the hotel staff are. The hotel runs on 'Island time' but they really make a big effort to accommodate all requests. On the down side the pool was out of service, the wi-fi was 'finished' and you needed a good...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

Breath taking scenery and thats about it. Reading past reviews this hotel hasn't changed at all. Our stay here was meant to be 2 nights but unfortunately the state and smell of the room was unbearable. Linens were disgusting, beds looked like they weren't changed from the last guests, broken furniture, rusty basin and left over soap in the shower,...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

The Pua is in a great location. But all stars stop there. We were upgraded to a large room which had broken furniture, a tv that didn't work (supposedly cyclone Ian but I suspect unpaid bills), floor covered in hair, dirty toilet, and no hot water. We left after 1.5 days and received a refund after a 10% refund fee....

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed September 6, 2014

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...

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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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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
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 

Additional Information about Puataukanave International Hotel

Address: PO Box 24 | Fatafehi Road, Neiafu, Tonga
Location: Tonga > Vava'u Islands > Neiafu
Price Range: $26 - $56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 43
Also Known As:
Puataukanave International Hotel Tonga/Neiafu
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“no big differences”
 of 5 bubbles TT491, Sep 26, 2016 | Read review
“Waterfront superior rooms gives you a”
 of 5 bubbles joshw151, Feb 12, 2014 | Read review
“The Pua offers a range of rooms from backpacker to luxury - choose your room type when you book and you'll get what you expect.”
  • My Room
 of 5 bubbles TeleF2013, Nov 13, 2013 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the new wing. :)”
 of 5 bubbles Inspiredgal, Oct 22, 2013 | Read review
“The rooms close to the hotel reception/dining area are better - closer to dining facilities, pick up & drop offs and also the far end of the hotel is close to a series of bars. Although not really that loud the opposite end is overall preferred. It is a reasonable walk from the far end (bars) to reception/dining area.”
 of 5 bubbles kahungunub, Oct 21, 2013 | Read review
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