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Fatumaru Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Hubby and I had a great stay at Fatumaru! We originally planned to stay a few days only and go to Santo afterwards, but cyclone Donna changed our plans and we spent our whole week there. The staff was great and very accomodating (special thanks to Bessie and Julie - tangkyu tumas!) The apartments are well looked after. There are...

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Breadwinner Bak... V, Manager at Fatumaru Lodge, responded to this review

Hello ciN I, Thank you so very much for your review. Glad that in spite of the bad weather episode we had, that you still enjoyed your trip to Vanuatu and that Fatumaru Lodge was all you expected. I have passed on your comments to Julie and Bessie thank you. Fatumaru is made special because of our staff, they are...

Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 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 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spend three nights in total at Fatumaru Lodge. This place is neat, well maintained, well managed and super clean. The personal is super friendly, resourceful, genuine and friendly. Free usage of the grill at the pool: we cooked ourselves a very nice piece of meal with sweet potatoes. Left PV the night where cyclone Donna lashes to the northern islands...

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Breadwinner Bak... V, Manager at Fatumaru Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Christophe C, Thank you for your review, yes it was a bit nerve wracking for us all at Fatumaru during that little scare we had. I am glad to see that despite the inclement weather that you all enjoyed Port Vila and Fatumaru Lodge. We have great staff and they love their job and love meeting our guests. I...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I just spent a week staying here. Fabulous location in Port Vila. Easy trip into town for 150 Vatu per person on any of the passing minivans with rego plate starting with 'B', or a walk along some good, and some bad, footpaths into the busier heart of Port Vila. A good 30 minutes walk. Taxis are...

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rustymycat, Manager at Fatumaru Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Berty310, Thank you so much for your review. It's always good to hear that the hard work and time that our staff put in is appreciated. Fatumaru Lodge is a great place, close enough to town so you can walk and hidden away so it's nice and quiet. Glad you also thought so. Thank you again and hope to...

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We spent a week in Fatumaru Lodge and everything was perfect for us. We had a seaview room (the view in wonderful) with a nice balcony where my husband really enjoyed fishing every evening. The room was very nice decored. The staff is really helpful with daily cleanjng and laundry. Also we really enjoyed the BBQ area and the pool,...

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rustymycat, Manager at Fatumaru Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you tumas n_simonac, for your lovely review. Julie sends you her best wishes and she thanks you for mentioning her. Fatumaru Lodge is a little haven in Port Vila and we are so glad you and your family enjoyed your stay. Again tank yu tumas and we look forward to one day welcoming you back to Vanuatu and to...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The hotel is very lovely. A special service is that kayaks and SUP boards are available for free. The hotel is very quiet. It's located at the beginning of the city center (about 10 minutes walk to the first restaurant). Rooms are very nice.

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rustymycat, Manager at Fatumaru Lodge, responded to this review

Hello eva-johanna922, Thank you very much for your review. We appreciate it very much. Fatumaru lodge is a lovely place and we take pride in it. We hope to have you return to Vanuatu and Fatumaru Lodge someday where we will welcome you with hospitality and smiles. Manager

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Fatumaru Lodge has a great location, and is a genuine 10 minutes walk or 4 minute bus ride from Port Vila. We stayed 6 nights in a down-stairs, self-contained waterfront apartment where you could step on to a little sandy beach, or take-in the superb bay views from the privacy of your own veranda. The resort is very picturesque with...

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rustymycat, Manager at Fatumaru Lodge, responded to this review

Hello FitzroyJim, Thank you for your lovely review. We love hearing about our guests stay, every review is important to us, so tank yu tumas. We hope to have you return to Vanuatu and to Fatumaru Lodge one day. We will be waiting. Tropical Regards, Manager - Fatumaru Lodge

Reviewed 25 January 2017 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 22 January 2017

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,...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Multilingual Staff
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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: €94 - €175 (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:
#9 Romantic Hotel in Port Vila
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Port Vila
#10 Family Hotel in Port Vila
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“Lower level gives direct access to the beach.”
FitzroyJim, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If going for studio, upper level ones have high ceilings and might feel more spacious. Efate apartment is the best.”
WatermelonYK, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“8 Seafront Studio Apartments on the water - fabulous!!”
GabiAustralia, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Great location to city, on the lagoon and very secure.”
altervision, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Noise carries in the courtyard so upper floors obviously preferable for noise (and mozzies)”
AussieTraveler75, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
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