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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 September 2014

Staff were great and very friendly. Place was spotless. The place is a bit old and the prices are probably a little more than you would expect for what you get. But if you look for a less expensive hotel, there is an even sharper drop off in quality. It is generally comfortable though for what you pay. They could...

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kaivitimotel, Manager at Kaiviti Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback on the motel. It sounds like that you stayed in one of the non renovated rooms. The motel now has 18 fully renovated standard and executive rooms which are well worth the extra. Further upgrades are planned for the remaining of the year and next year as we work through...

Central Otago
Reviewed 16 July 2014

The two bedroom apartment was old and shabby with very old bedding. There was a foul smell in the kids bedroom and needed to buy an air freshner to help with the smell. Unit 29. I had told cleaning staff about this but nothing was done. One day our room was not serviced at all and we struggled to get...

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kaivitimotel, Manager at Kaiviti Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are progressively moving through the motel with our future renovation plans and the apartments will be upgraded over time. I am sorry that there was an unpleasant smell in the room, but I was not made aware of your complaint in order to take action. Unfortunately a lot of...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 April 2014

We stayed in the renovated rooms which look out onto the pool. Lovely rooms with nice décor and were spotlessly clean. The service from the staff was outstanding. We were in Vila for work so the location was perfect as we could walk into town, supermarket, etc. Food was great value for money. Definitely will return to stay there in...

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Suva, Fiji
Reviewed 16 March 2014

The new suite I stayed in was very nice with new with kitchenette. The bathroom was spotless and the service was very good. I ended up there as a walk-in because the Melanesian next door dropped my reservation despite having called to explain my delay due to weather. The food is very basic fare for lunch but OK.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 January 2014

Last minute booking due to yet another Air Vanuatu delay. Kaiviti staff handled everything swiftly and pleasantly, including early morning transfer to airport and calling airline. Room was very clean, aircon, roomy etc. Swimming pool was heavenly in extreme heat. Great price, great service.

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Reviewed 25 January 2014

Clean and tidy Australian owned. Getting a bit shabby. Up graded to a better room, (bigger but no view)as staying 3 nights. However the air con remote was removed as we hadnt paid for it yet they offered the upgrade. So maybe a bigger room but no real advantage in the upgrade. Looked into alternative accommodation for 4th night elsewhere...

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kaivitimotel, Manager at Kaiviti Motel, responded to this review

Dear Tropponurse, thank you for taking the time for the review. It is standard procedure around the world to do a preauthorisation on a credit card with hotels and other service industries. It is not a pre-charge as described by you. Your credit card statement would have had a pending transaction listed for an amount of $A50 which a) checks...

Australia
Reviewed 3 January 2014

I have stayed at this motel before and will continue to stay in the future. If you want somewhere central to shopping and the harbour then this is the place to stay. The staff are friendly as I guess you could say about most places in Vanuatu. Accommodation is quite clean but the apartments are in need of renovating. I...

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 17 November 2013

Really enjoyed our stay here at Kaiviti. This place has really improved based on previous comments I had heard. The new owners have done a fantastic job renovating and turning this property in to a very clean, safe and friendly place to stay. Close to good local and downtown restaurants. They also cook up some very nice basic meals at...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 November 2013

I would thoroughly recommend Kaiviti Hotel. The rooms are clean and large and the place has a nice feel to it. The staff are friendly and helpful, and Ashley goes out of her way to help guests with suggestions on wonderful restaurants, getting around and what to see and do. Location is good, and Vila is very easy to get...

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Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 6 November 2013

I enjoyed staying at Kaiviti. The staff was very helpful and friendly. The room was clean and safe and the Motel is walking distance to shopping and restaurants. I stayed there by myself and felt safe there. They even gave a volunteer discount for the work I was doing while I was there.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Kaiviti Motel

Address: PO Box 152, Lini Highway, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
Region: Vanuatu > Efate > Port Vila
Price Range: RM521 - RM718 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kaiviti Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 37
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Also Known As:
Kaiviti Village Hotel
Kaiviti Motel Vanuatu/Port Vila
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“next door is the Melanesian, which is great”
coenw725, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“chose a room away from the road”
scotland307, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We were downstairs and thought it would be noisy but it was nice and quiet. Some of the upper rooms apparently have a view over the harbour”
B2962QJmartint, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“go next door.”
Oscarresenaren, 20 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on the ground level have been updated and are a bit nicer. They are slowly working their way up to have all rooms renovated.”
502keithp, 29 Oct 2015 | Read review
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