The Port Wine Guest House, a block west of the Flea Market, used to accommodate backpackers but in 2010 it was upgraded and all rooms now have private bathrooms. A light breakfast is included.
The Vava'u Harbourview Resort, on a hill directly behind the petroleum storage tanks at Toula, a 45-minute walk south of Neiafu, opened in 1996 as the Marcella Resort. There are eight spacious duplex units with porch, kitchenette, fridge, and private bath. You get a reasonable view of Port of Refuge from the restaurant terrace.
No beach is available but you can swim off their jetty. Tennis courts are available. Sport fishing and whale-watching trips can be arranged.
Hakula Lodge a km south of the Paradise International Hotel, has two self-catering waterfront units with air conditioning directly beneath the owners' residence. They specialize in full-day fishing charters and whale-watching trips are available July-October. The feedback on Hakula and its activities has been good.