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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Situated an easy ten minute walk from town the Fatumaru Lodge is a quiet haven for visitors. The road in from the highway winds down a steep hill towards the bay. Try and stay in the waterfront units, the view is fantastic. These units have a basic kitchen and a balcony to relax and take in the views. The pool...

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pascal0164, Front Office Manager at Fatumaru Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lapun, Greetings to you from Fatumaru Lodge and thank you for taking time to post your wonderful comments. Good to know you liked your stay here with us and look forward to see you again. Tropical sunshine regards, Sabrina.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A last minute booking took us here and we didn't realize there are no restaurant in the hotel but it's convenience to walk or take a B-Bus to restaurants or downtown anyway. Super friendly staff, only 10 rooms in the hotel so it's super quiet with 24 hours swimming pool, can fish, canoe and water paddling anything for no extra...

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pascal0164, Front Office Manager at Fatumaru Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Wain, Thank you for staying with Fatumaru Lodge and for taking time to drop us a lovely review. We are happy that you liked your stay with us and hope to see you again. Tropical sunshine regards, Sabrina.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The location of the place is very close to the city center - very easy to catch the public transport (the minibuses), and you can walk as well for 10-15 mins. Both Efate apartment and sea front studio have breathtaking views on the bay, really good. The proximity to the man road can be noisy sometimes, if staying in an...

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pascal0164, Front Office Manager at Fatumaru Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Yair, Tropical sunshine greetings to you and your family. It was our great pleasure to host your family of 6 and we thank you for your wonderful feedback. Good to know your family enjoyed your stay here. In regards to the noise on the road, there is currently road work to upgrade the sidewalk pavement which should be finished...

Australia
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I returned again to Fatumaru in Nov'16 for a nine night stay with my usual traveling friends & the addition of my cousin & her husband, who had not previously been to Vanuatu, although had heard me talk about my stays at Fatumaru Lodge and decided at the last minute to join me. As always we were welcomed by the...

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pascal0164, Front Office Manager at Fatumaru Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Gabi, Beautiful tropical sunshine greetings to you. A bigfala thank you for the wonderful comments and its been great to have you and your friends stay with us again. We are happy to know you loved your stay here and enjoyed the amazing view from your room. We look forward to welcome you back this year 2017. Warm regards,...

sydney
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I stayed here with a couple of friends recently and wish we had stayed longer. The rooms are spacious, tastefully decorated and very comfortable. Safe and secure property with a wonderful view, lagoon-side pool and all the small touches that come with a boutique hotel. Excellent place to stay in Port Vila.

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pascal0164, Front Office Manager at Fatumaru Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Caroline, Tropical sunshine greetings to you and thank you for your lovely feedback. We are glad to know you feel safe here.. Look forward to welcome you again. Warm regards, Sabrina.

Reviewed 12 January 2017

I stayed at Fatumaru Lodge for 2 weeks and found the staff extremely helpful and friendly. The room was lovely with a beautiful view. The bed was extremely comfortable. It was about a 10 minute easy walk into the main area of Port Vila. I would definitely stay again.

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pascal0164, Front Office Manager at Fatumaru Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Tess, Tropical sunshine greetings to you and thank you for your wonderful comments. Good to know liked your stay and like the comfortable bed. Looking forward to welcome you back. Warm regards, Sabrina.

Sydney
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I was in Port Vila for work so needed a kitchen within walking distance to meetings, and Fatumaru met my needs perfectly. For a holiday, the location wouldn't haven't have been my first choice unless renting a car and driving around the island daily (it is on the 'dirty' side of the bay, if you want snorkeling or clear water...

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pascal0164, Front Office Manager at Fatumaru Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings to you and thank you for staying with Fatumaru Lodge. We appreciate your feedback. In the rooms we provide mozzie coils and mozzie nets in all the rooms. See you again. Tropical regards, Sabrina.

Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed two nights and found it to be a nice clean comfortable hotel. It's close to town and easy to get anywhere with all of the van/bus that pass every few minutes. We found the bed to be exceptionally comfortable.

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pascal0164, Front Office Manager at Fatumaru Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Joe, Tropical greetings to you and thank you for staying at Fatumaru Lodge. We are happy to know you liked your stay, especially the bed. See you again next time. Sunshine regards, Sabrina.

Sydney
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I stayed overnight to catch a connecting flight to Santo. The hotel was great! The room was as advertised with lovely bay facing views. Very quiet and tranquil and very close to the airport. The staff were lovely and helpful, accommodating a late checkout for a night flight I had. I'd stay there for longer if in Vila again.

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pascal0164, Front Office Manager at Fatumaru Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings to you from Fatumaru Lodge. We thank you for your lovely feedback and we look forward to welcome you back for a longer stay next time. Sunshine regards, Sabrina.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Spent three nights at Fatumaru and the whole experience was wonderful. Comfortable airy rooms right on the water with helpful happy attentive staff. Highly recommended. Free kayak & fishing gear high. Just 15 mins walk from town.

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Dear Guest, Tropical greetings to you and thank you for your wonderful feedback. Glad to know you liked your stay with us. Look forward to see you again. Sunshine regards, Sabrina.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Waterfront boutique hotel offering spacious and comfortable self-contained apartments with a panoramic view on Port-Vila Bay. Decorated with Melanesian craft each room is different. Swimming pool, Jaccuzzi, private beach and air conditioning. Close to town center. Ideal for family and couple. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fatumaru Lodge

Address: Walter Lini Hwy | PO Box 1359, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
Region: Vanuatu > Efate > Port Vila
Price Range: €104 - €191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fatumaru Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Fatumaru Hotel Port Vila
Fatumaru Lodge Vanuatu/Port Vila
Hotel Style:
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Port Vila
#9 Romantic Hotel in Port Vila
#10 Family Hotel in Port Vila
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“If going for studio, upper level ones have high ceilings and might feel more spacious. Efate apartment is the best.”
 of 5 bubbles WatermelonYK, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“8 Seafront Studio Apartments on the water - fabulous!!”
 of 5 bubbles GabiAustralia, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Great location to city, on the lagoon and very secure.”
 of 5 bubbles altervision, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Noise carries in the courtyard so upper floors obviously preferable for noise (and mozzies)”
 of 5 bubbles AussieTraveler75, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms seem to have excellent water views”
 of 5 bubbles narellem177, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
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