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5 Best Hotels in Vava’u

5 Best Hotels in Vava’u

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Vava’u Hotel Accommodation

Sometimes a hotel is all you need. If you want to stay in central Neiafu in Vava’u in order to have easy access to whale swimming tours, fishing charters, sailing, charters, land tours, boat tours and more, then staying in a hotel in Neiafu is a good option. There are hotels in Vava’u suitable for a range of travellers, from backpackers on a budget to couples on a romantic getaway. Check out some of our recommendations in this list of the best hotels in Vava’u.

Note that Tonga is an ever-evolving country with services and accommodations upgrading and changing all of the time. While we try to keep our listings up to date, feel free to reach out if you find anything that needs changing.

For more tips, be sure to head to The Complete Guide to Vava’u.

1. Elim Hotel

The most modern hotel in Vava’u, the Elim Hotel is located right in heart of Neiafu. The hotel offers a selection of double and twin rooms, either with or without a private balcony. Rooms are well-appointed and feature tea/coffee-making facilities, bottled water, air-conditioning, a flatscreen TV and an ensuite tiled bathroom with a walk-in shower. Guests can make use of the shared kitchen and lounge facilities, as well as a fitness centre and free WiFi. See similar accommodation with self-catering facilities in the 10 Best Accommodation in Vava’u for Foodies.

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2. Puataukanave International Hotel

The most prominent building on the waterfront of Neiafu, the Puataukanave International Hotel holds prime position! Also known as the Pua Hotel, the Puataukanave features a wealth of facilities, from an outdoor swimming pool with a pool bar to an on-site restaurant. Make use of the babysitting services, indulge in a massage and enjoy the convenience of being moments away from the waterfront activity operators. The Pua Hotel has two types of waterfront rooms available, all with versatile layouts to sleep one to three guests. See more accommodation like this in the 10 Best Honeymoon Accommodation in Vava’u.

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5 Best Hotels in Vava’u(c) Puataukanave International Hotel


3. Jia Heng Holiday Hotel

Another centrally located hotel in Neiafu, the Jia Heng Holiday Hotel offers a comfortable stay with semi-modern rooms. Most guest rooms feature an ensuite bathroom with a shower, a flatscreen TV, tea/coffee-making facilities and more. The rooms consist of family rooms, twin rooms, double rooms and a bed in a dorm. There are communal areas, such as the kitchen, where you can get supplies from the convenience store below the hotel, as well as a spacious lounge and sundeck area. Check out more accommodation with family rooms in the 10 Best Family Accommodation in Vava’u.

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5 Best Hotels in Vava’u(c) Jia Heng Holiday Hotel


4. Hilltop Hotel

Just a short walk from Neiafu town centre, the Hilltop Hotel is located on a hill boasting elevated views of Neiafu and the Port of Refuge. It offers a small selection of double and twin guest rooms at an affordable price. Rooms have an ensuite bathroom with a shower with limited hot water. There are electric fans on a timer to keep cool and mosquito nets are provided. Guests can mingle in the open-air lounge and dining area and prepare meals in the communal kitchen. Check out other budget accommodation in Vava’u here.

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5. Paradise Hotel

Stay a little out of town among 15 acres of landscaped gardens at the Paradise Hotel. The hotel in Fungamisi is approximately 1.5km (1 mile) south of Neiafu and has amazing views of the Port of Refuge. The hotel is a little rundown and has a swimming pool that doesn’t have a cleaning schedule. Ensuites have hot water and rooms have lounging furniture with beds in a double and twin layout. There are no kitchen facilities or restaurant on site.

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Laura S.

This article was reviewed and published by Laura, editor in chief and co-founder of Tonga Pocket Guide. Since arriving solo in the South Pacific over 10 years ago with nothing but a backpack and a background in journalism, her mission has been to show the world how easy (and awesome) it is to explore a paradise such as Tonga. She knows the islands inside-out and loves sharing tips on how best to experience Tonga’s must-dos and hidden gems. Laura is also editor of several other South Pacific travel guides.

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