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The Melanesian Port Vila

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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed here and were very impressed. For the price we paid we found it extremely good value room, public areas and pool side spotless. Staff were very friendly and would do anything to help. Room was a bit basic but has what we needed.

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Hiroshark, General Manager at The Melanesian Port Vila, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing The Melanesian during your holiday in Vanuatu. The Melanesian is a long time Hotel in Vanuatu and we are upgrading each year for the best of our guests. We appreciate the comments given in regards to accommodation, public areas and the wonderful feedback for the staffs. Hopefully on you next visit to Port Vila you will...

Queanbeyan, Australia
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The staff at this hotel treat you like you are family. They take time out to while working to have a little chat where ever possible & take personal interest in everything you do while you are there. The rooms we were in were quite modern & clean (with the exception of some baby cockroaches I seemed to have in...

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Hiroshark, General Manager at The Melanesian Port Vila, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding The Melanesian Port Vila and our employees personalized services. With regards to baby cockroaches we have contacted our pest control contractor to fumigate the room. Thank you for raising the matter to our attention. We also appreciate your other feedback regarding our services that will enable us to improve. We are looking forward to...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We recently stayed for a week in an Orchid Room. Only 1 pillow each and hard beds. Staff were fantastic except the Client Desk supervisor who had no name badge so Unknown, when I queried credit card charges. There are apparently 2 sets of booking conditions ,1 when you book and 1 at the hotel. We supplied our credit card...

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Hiroshark, General Manager at The Melanesian Port Vila, responded to this review

Dear Kevin M, Thank you for choosing The Melanesian the place for your stay. Therefore The Melanesian is a long time Hotel in Vanuatu and we are upgrading each year for the best of our guests. We appreciate the comments given in regards to accommodation and the wonderful feed back for the staffs. Hopefully on you next visit to Port...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Whilst not well advertised, the Melanesian Hotel has a very good melanesian bbq and show on Wednesday nights. The bbq banquet offered a good variety of steak, sausages and chicken, with a selection of local vegetables, followed by dessert and fruit. Don't miss it.

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Hiroshark, General Manager at The Melanesian Port Vila, responded to this review

Dear MadMark_0_0_0 we would like to thank you for staying at The Melanesian Port Vila. We are happy that you enjoyed the daily Events especially Wednesday nights joining the BBQ banquets. On your next future trip to Port Vila we hope you will visit The Melanesian again.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The Melanesian is located fairly close to the centre of Vila and is a comfortable walk to many shops and restaurants. The rooms are a good size and mine was clean. The staff were always friendly, despite the service sometimes being a little slow. Although the taxi I required for a specific time to take me to the airport was...

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Hiroshark, General Manager at The Melanesian Port Vila, responded to this review

Dear no1commentator, Thank you for staying with The Melanesian Port Vila. we thank you for your wonderful comments in regard to the accommodation and service provided by our friendly staffs. Your comments will be passed to our staff and hopefully we hope to see you again on your next visit to Port Vila Vanuatu.

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Doesn't have the best entrance/lobby area but it's a comfortable place to stay in Vila. Offers a great BBQ buffet on Sundays and Wednesdays.Polite staff. Be prepared to pay a delivery fee for room service.

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Hiroshark, General Manager at The Melanesian Port Vila, responded to this review

Dear Born_to_Do, Thank you for staying with The Melanesian Port Vila. We are very happy for the wonderful feedback and comments during your stay with us. However next trip to Port Vila.

Kyneton, Australia
Reviewed 9 December 2016

As soon as my soon to be wife and I walked in the door, we were greeted with great smiles. The service was amazing from the outset, and given that this was my first experience in a non-Western country, and having just jumped off the plane, I was in heaven from the outset. The room was really nice and great...

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Hiroshark, General Manager at The Melanesian Port Vila, responded to this review

Dear Chris Y, Thank you for staying with The Melanesian Port Vila. We are very happy for the wonderful comments and that you both did enjoyed it very much with all the experiences that you had gone through which is a great. We thank you also to Owners at Bokissa Island in Santo for recommending this place that made you...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I spend two weeks with the wonderful staff at The Melanesian. Nothing is too much trouble. The room was spacious and well appointed. It was kept well cleaned. There were a couple of minor repairs or touch ups needed (eg the basin tap was loose) but nothing that detracted overall from the experience. WiFi is only available free in reception...

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Hiroshark, General Manager at The Melanesian Port Vila, responded to this review

Dear topcat2857, Thank you for staying with The Melanesian Port Vila. We are very happy that you have enjoyed your stay with us, though there were couple of minor repairs needed as we always make sure guest comments is our prior to us. Also we are in process in upgrading the WiFi soon and hopefully for your next trip to...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 18 November 2016

A great place to stay just near central Port Vila. On top of a hill, it's just a short walk to the market and some great restaurants. The hotel itself has very nice rooms, clean, and a nice cold pool. Breakfast was alright, definitely filling. If you're looking for a place in central Port Vila, near dive centers and restaurants,...

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Hiroshark, General Manager at The Melanesian Port Vila, responded to this review

Dear CanadianChris84, Thank you for choosing The Melanesian Port Vila for your stay. We are very happy for the wonderful comments during your stay with us and for appraising the service provided. For your next trip to Port Vila Vanuatu , you are welcome back to stay with us again.

Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Lunch including a drink (Tusker or soft drink) for 1,000 Vatu! I had the steak diane on a bed of sweet potato and my wife had local fish and chips. Both were very nice. We have a further 8 day on Efate, so when we come shopping in town we will be back.

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Dear RussJenn, Thank you for your time to come at The Melanesian Port Vila. We have lunch specials every month and we are very happy that you have made your way to taste the special lunch and enjoyed it. You are welcome to come anytime of day especially Wednesday nights and Sunday nights for B.B.Q night and Friday nights International...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Only 10min walk from the heart of Port Vila town. Reasonable rates with quiet and comfortable atmosphere. A welcoming smile, friendly hospitality and good service are part of the culture at The Melanesian. Offering a number of guest room styles which satisfies everyone's needs. Our culture entertainment night with "All You Can Eat BBQ" at our Oasis Pool side is must see! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Melanesian Port Vila

Address: P.O. Box 810, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
Region: Vanuatu > Efate > Port Vila
Price Range: RM394 - RM506 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Melanesian Port Vila 3*
Number of rooms: 77
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Melanesian Port Vila
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