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waitomo
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The resort is small and personal. There are only a dozen bungalows and some backpacker type rooms. The beach gets a fair share of day visitors especially when there is a cruise boat in town. Before they arrive and when they have departed, things return to normal. Our lagoon view bungalow looked directly over the water towards Port Vila in...

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hideawayisland, General Manager at Hideaway Island Resort, responded to this review

Hi Colin, Thank you for taking the time to review Hideaway Island and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us recently. So glad that you got to experience the "Leaving Anniversary" it was a fantastic afternoon and having only recently joined the Hideaway Team it was such an amazing experience for us as new managers to participate...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

You can stay on Hideaway Island, off Mele, Etafe, Vanuatu, in privacy overlooking the Pacific, or visit for a day, which I did. It's a 'must do' while staying in Port Vila. Fabulous snorkeling. A glass- bottomed boat to see the awesome array of fish. And there's even an underwater postbox to sends cards to your envious friends. Or just...

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hideawayisland, General Manager at Hideaway Island Resort, responded to this review

Hello Rogertavener, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent trip over to Hideaway. We have just installed a new "Post Office" for our famous underwater post cards and snorkel safari. Look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Warm regards, Hideaway Island Team

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Spent 1 week in twin share dorm, fortunately I was by myself and not sharing, which was a bonus as I found the size and amenities of the room to be inadequate for 2 adults, also the shower and toilet is in a separate block, although close, was inconvenient. The continental breakfast was good and met the basic requirements, and...

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hideawayisland, General Manager at Hideaway Island Resort, responded to this review

Hi Daryl, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent holiday at Hideaway Island and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our twin rooms are shared toilet facilities and we do also have our Standard Bungalows and our Ocean View Bungalows that are more spacious with private facilities. Will pass your comments on to...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We recently stayed on Hideaway Island for a diving holiday. We stayed in a semi attached bungalow room which was roomy and probably more than we needed. The rooms overall were nice but there were little things that i believe let the rooms down considering they're not exactly a cheap accommodation option. The bathroom doors were off their runners when...

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hideawayisland, General Manager at Hideaway Island Resort, responded to this review

Hi Greg C, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with Hideaway and we do appreciate your feed back. Only through feedback can we improve our guest experience and I can assure you we are working on improving all aspects of guest satisfaction from day visitors to divers, families to couples. A full maintenance program is...

Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

My friend and I stayed 4 nights at Hideaway and could have stayed another 40! The island is beautiful, the staff are amazing (especially Brian and Louisa), it's a super relaxed and fun atmosphere. We had a twin room with shared bathroom, the room has a fridge, kettle and sink and was perfect and worth every penny. Waking up on...

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hideawayisland, General Manager at Hideaway Island Resort, responded to this review

Hi Nadia, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay at Hideaway Island we always appreciate our guests comments. I will certainly pass on your kind words to Louisa and Brian and look forward to welcoming you back to Hideaway Island in the future. Tropical Regards, The Hideaway Island Team

Reviewed 17 August 2016

The hideaway is just that a place to get away from it all. The accommodation was pleasant, the food was great, the people the best. The coral is sad and needs protecting so tread gently. I recommend this place to stay anytime.

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hideawayisland, General Manager at Hideaway Island Resort, responded to this review

Hi Selene C, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at Hideaway and we are glad that you had an enjoyable time here. We are constantly monitoring the health of the reef and we are engaged in several programs for the regeneration of the reef including a bi-annual visit from the University of Newcastle in...

Northern Territory, Australia
Reviewed 8 August 2016

What a great holiday. The purpose of the trip was for diving and it did not disappoint. 30+ visibility plus some excellent sites. Great staff with Brian, Brian, Kevin and Chris providing great support all within a well laid out dive shop. The staff within the resort were excellent with a special thankyou to the Manager for helping when I...

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hideawayisland, General Manager at Hideaway Island Resort, responded to this review

Hello Lifeguard62, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Hideaway and pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. Taking comments on board and we are in the process of undertaking a review of the menu to offer more vegie, GF and healthy choices to our guests. Look forward to welcoming you back...

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 3 August 2016

My girlfriend and I spend 3 nights at Hideaway at the end of a month-long holiday in Fiji and Vanuatu, staying in one of the villas. It was a very good and relaxing end to our journey. The 2-floor villa was very spacious and included both a private pool (which we didn't use), jacuzzi and a small kitchen. Upstairs was...

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hideawayisland, General Manager at Hideaway Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you MathiasSkibdal for taking the time to review your recent visit to Hideway Island. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit with us and will pass your comments on to our dive guides. Warm regards, The Hideaway Team

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Hideaway is somewhere special based on the beautiful staff the amazing diving and unique location, It has clearly been taken over by new management you take care of any issues and always welcome you with a smile and assistance as requirred. If you need to know anything about Vanuatu you will be sure to get the best advice available from...

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hideawayisland, General Manager at Hideaway Island Resort, responded to this review

Hello binacaspeaking and thank you for your lovely review. Hope to welcome you back again in the future. Warm regards, The Hideaway Team

Reviewed 27 July 2016

So, another successful trip to the wonderful little island paradise that is Hideaway Island Resort in Mele bay Port Vila. This was an 11 night stay. Twin Share accommodation this time (2nd time i have stayed in twin share). This is my 6th trip to Hideaway. The people of Mele - awesome people that would give you the shirt off...

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hideawayisland, General Manager at Hideaway Island Resort, responded to this review

Hi Michael, Thank you for your review, it was great to meet you on your trip to Vanuatu and we certainly look forward to welcoming you back next year. I will pass on your thanks to all the lovely team on Hideaway and I know they look forward to welcoming you back every time. See you next year. Warm regards,...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Hideaway Island Resort

Address: PO Box 1110, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
Region: Vanuatu > Efate > Port Vila
Price Range: €68 - €194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hideaway Island Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Hideaway Island Hotel Port Vila
Hideaway Island Port Vila
Hideaway Island Resort Vanuatu/Port Vila
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Port Vila
#2 Business Hotel in Port Vila
#8 Top resorts Hotel in Port Vila
#12 Family Hotel in Port Vila
#13 Romantic Hotel in Port Vila
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“Dormitory accommodation is least expensive, but could be pretty noisy. The "attached bungalows" are good value and perfectly satisfactory.”
 of 5 bubbles Ec0sse28, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a bungalow, you'll have more room and your own bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles geminikitty66, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Because it is on a small island, every room has an awesome aspect.”
 of 5 bubbles goobaball, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Lagoon view bungalows are excellent, all are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles colinWaitomo, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
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