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Neuchatel, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I don't know why, but we weren't comfortable staying in this place. The room was ok, maybe a bit expensive for what it offers, there is a kitchen but people spit everywhere, so... we weren't so keen to use it! Anyway, the place was quiet during the night, and the Hibiscus Motel was full. I would advise you to prefer...

Thank Laureline64
Reviewed 7 December 2015

So I returned to Tropicana Motel after three years... management has changed. Rooms were clean and airy as always. Kitchen was well maintained. Had no issues except one day when I got a clean towel that smelt like it had been soaked in mop water.

Thank Fijifleur
Port Vila
Reviewed 12 November 2015

I was a very late booking, due to some Air Vanuatu issues. This meant that there was a bit of confusion about exactly where I would sleep soon enough we got that figured out. I was put into an 8 bed dorm, which was clean and well looked after. The attached bathroom and shower was in functional order, unfortunately only...

Thank Jared W
Boston, MA
Reviewed 13 August 2015

The hotel rooms surrounding a center garden area. It can get loud due to this configuration and lights can be very bright in the rooms all night long. Each room is very small containing a bed and desk. The bathrooms are also small. Everything is very clean however. They decorate the room nicely with hibiscus flowers everyday. There is a...

Thank 07Boston
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 8 July 2015

I stayed in a single room here for 3 nights and was very happy with the choice. It was the cheapest option in town and well located (across from a night market and 5 min walk to the dive shops). The room had a bathroom attached and was very clean. There were flowers and petals in the room each morning,...

1Thank Shiri1130
Bendigo, Australia
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Very clean in a garden setting in a quite location,hot shower their is huge kitchen.But as their is a market across the road with cheap but good meal l had my meal. you can also. get fruit and vegetable.their is a large back packer room The host can not help you enuogh

Thank Dave R
New York City, New York
Reviewed 31 March 2015

Tropicana is a good place with a good price. It is located near the market which has fresh fruits and small restaurant stalls, and it is only a short walk to the center of town. It has a huge kitchen where you can cook or just keep food cold. The rooms are small but contain a private toilet and shower....

Thank ReliefWorker_44
Reviewed 21 January 2015

A fantastic place to stay in Luganville for business trips, school groups or backpackers. Rooms are small but clean and have own bathrooms attached. Lovely courtyard in the middle of the hotel to sit and enjoy breakfast or plan your day. Tropicana also has a huge kitchen and modern cooking facilities. Internet is moderate speed but reliable. Both 'dorm' and...

Thank Lucy B
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 15 September 2014

The Tropicana is a little hidden gem in Luganville. Very comfy clean and safe minutes walking from the local market where you can find fresh local produce and hearty delicious meals for very cheap. The kitchen is huge, clean and well equipped with a large fridge, 2 stoves, microwave, big dining table, you name it. The rooms are small yet...

2Thank NadiaStoti
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 30 August 2014

Very impressed with this place for the price you pay. Five minute walk to the biggest market in Luganville as well as cheap local food stalls (next to the market). Rooms clean, well looked after, and secure. The kitchen room was large and can be used to cook your own food. Always plenty of tea, coffee and fruit around for...

1Thank Tyrannosaurus_Ross

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Additional Information about Tropicana Motel & Backpackers

Address: Cook Street, Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
Region: Vanuatu > Espiritu Santo > Luganville
Price Range: €19 - €35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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“Maybe a room away from the front.”
 of 5 bubbles 983DaveR, 26 May 2015 | Read review
“Try to get a room on the lefthand side of the hotel as the right is next to a kava bar and can be quiet noisy at times.”
 of 5 bubbles Tyrannosaurus_Ross, 30 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Away from entrance.”
 of 5 bubbles Memgor, 6 Aug 2014 | Read review
“I think my room was 18. We had nice cool rooms and the fan was ample to circulate the air.”
 of 5 bubbles MartiStritch, 26 May 2013 | Read review
“Rooms on the left side of the courtyard are nice, cool in the early evening as the sun sets on the right side of the courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles Fijifleur, 1 Oct 2012 | Read review
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