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The Melanesian Port Vila

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  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A budget but clean comfortable acomadation, with friendly staff and great prices and meal options We did not spend a lot of time at the resort but what we did was great. We spent a lot of time resort hopping for day trips.

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Thank Phil S
Response from Hiroshark, Manager at The Melanesian Port VilaResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for adding in to our review page commenting on the hygiene and services we provide for our guests. On your next visit be sure to check our tour desk at the lobby for island tours. Looking forward to see you!

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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Spent a week at the melanesian vanuatu. The staff were excellent with nothing a problem for them. Very friendly and welcoming. Our room was quite good though somewhat dated and in need of some tlc. Now for the bed. This would have to be the...More

Thank Allan M
Response from Hiroshark, Manager at The Melanesian Port VilaResponded 5 April 2018

We sincere apologies for the unfortunate stay from our beds and we will advise the management regrading your concerns. Thank you for staying with us and we hope to see you again on your next visit to Vanuatu.

Reviewed 7 March 2018

When you arrive at the reception it can be deceiving how expansive the hotel is. The reception is quite small and leads onto the free WiFi/foyer area. This is where you go for WiFi if you don't want to pay for a voucher. I was...More

Thank Kevin H
Response from Hiroshark, Manager at The Melanesian Port VilaResponded 11 March 2018

We are also looking forward to have you again with us on your next visit! We always try to promote a friendly environment for our guests and we are pleased that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Thank for your kind compliments regarding our...More

Reviewed 7 March 2018

Used by air Vanuatu when flights cancelled stayed there a Saturday did not except much but was blown away this is an amazing hotel Welcome drink on arrival happy attentive staff The restaurant around the pool area just great The food excellent

Thank Philip R
Response from Hiroshark, Manager at The Melanesian Port VilaResponded 11 March 2018

We thank you for your wonderful comments about our poolside restaurant and our friendly staff services upon arrival. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again sometime.

Reviewed 13 February 2018

I've stayed at the Melanesian a few times. It's a comfortable hotel though nothing special. The reception is open 24 hours a day which is good for flight arrivals in the middle of the night and early morning departures. Staff are friendly and helpful. I...More

Thank Yuugi
Response from Hiroshark, Manager at The Melanesian Port VilaResponded 15 February 2018

We thank you for your kind remarks regarding your stay at The Melanesian Hotel and take note on your constructive comments about the amenities provided in the rooms. We apologize for the unfortunate events during your stay and we take not on your concerns will...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Banquet Room
Self-Serve Laundry
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
Casino and Gambling
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Price range
US$78 - US$124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#11 Spa Hotel in Port Vila
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$78 - US$124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#11 Spa Hotel in Port Vila
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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leeandc
9 August 2017|
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Response from Frank M | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of rooms that are away from the dining and pool area.
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leeandc
9 August 2017|
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Response from ChicagoMarc | Reviewed this property |
The dining area is at one end of the pool, and the bar (occasionally with music) is sort of towards the other. You can opt not to look at the pool at all and get an room closer to the casino, on the driveway that leads to... More
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"Ground floor step out to pool area"
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"ground floor rooms are noisier but have a great poolside vibe."
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"I was around the back (room 22) I would avoid accommodation near the pool expecially if the Resort was full"
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"Rooms in the 1st floor is directly connected to the pool side."
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