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Solomon Kitano Mendana Hotel

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Suva, Fiji
Reviewed 19 December 2015

The place is way too expensive for what you get in return. I stayed from memory in Room 509 for about 5 days and the toilet leaked the whole time. It's a great pity because the hotel has obviously seen better days. But is badly needs refurbishment and could do with new linen. Breakfast was okay but somewhat expensive. However...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 November 2015

I stayed at this property for business. The room was ok and basically clean, the are starting to look tired with little bits of damage here and there. I had an issue with the in room safe which I asked to be repaired 4 times and it was never done which was inconvenient. Staff were friendly enough, very handy to...

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Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 27 October 2015

The location on the waterfront was good and the staff friendly. The standard room was comfortable but very basic for the cost. Repeated requests were required before we had a working safe and TV. The hotel restaurants weren't cheap and the food was disappointing eg the calamari was a fried frozen product and tasteless. The hotel initially charged more than...

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Thank Phil T
Australia
Reviewed 25 October 2015

A conveniently located Hotel, but its tired with many rooms in need to refurbishment. While staff are friendly, Front Desk, Restruant, Room Service are 'patchy'. Improvements must be made if tourism is to 'take off'. Disappointing standards for a Japanese owned and managed hotel. Poor value for money.

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 29 September 2015

We stayed there one night in August 2014 and reserved plus paid in advance the "seaview east". The "gardenview" and "seaview west" are not renovated. When we arrived in the morning, they gave us a "gardenview" so we told them they made a mistake and was comming back in the evening for the right one. When we arrived at 6pm,...

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Thank lilliedive
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Let's just say that the Garden View rooms are depressingly old, moldy, extremely dark with occasional crawling visitors. Although I have not seen the rooms in the new wings, even from the outside, you can tell that they are almost from a different hotel. The common areas (lobby, restaurants) are newly renovated and nice, but the poolside and the oceanside...

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Thank zohei
Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Slightly overpriced but in excellent location for business. % minutes walk to city centre. Comfortable rooms with most ammenities. Wifi not very reliable. Good dining and refreshment locations. Good for casual business meetings and working lunches.

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Bateau Bay
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Recently stayed at the Kitano Mendana in Honiara for business and found the hotel to be extremely well situated, with good waterfront views and very comfortable rooms. Hotel has had some renovations and I was given one of these rooms. Spacious room and good airy foyer. Restaurant served good quality meals.

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Thank Jim M
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Beautiful room with balcony, very spacious room, spacious bathroom. Very nice view of the "marina" and pool from ur room. Nice amenities in the bathroom. Shower and showered quite mouldy, looked like it had never seen bleach in its life. Hotel restaurant very $$$ - however this is not unique to the hotel; Honiara in general is quite an expensive...

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Thank Andrew R
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Room very old. Mattress / beds well past their used by date. Meals are not cheap and many were not available. Pool didn't not look clean. Staff friendly though. Overpriced for what you get, would look elsewhere!

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Additional Information about Solomon Kitano Mendana Hotel

Address: Honiara, Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands
Region: Solomon Islands > Guadalcanal Island > Honiara
Price Range: RM686 - RM788 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 96
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“don't worry about the views--the harbor is not that special as far as vistas go.”
 of 5 bubbles Lilinoeofthekoolaus, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles Hpas, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
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