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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Great little BnB located about 15 minutes from the centre of Port Vila. Room was a great size, bath room was fine, the breakfast enough for what we needed and the internet was the fastest I experienced in Vanuatu. I would recommend this BnB to any travellers, great view from the balcony - and very cost effective compared to other...

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Reviewed 8 December 2014

The rooms have cockroaches and dull lighting and shabby furnishings. Lady was not helpful and staff were clearly not happy. Poor cooking facility and very noisy location. Stairs were wet and slippery and has gone past its useable state. It is not correctly registered so cannot be insured so may not be safe to life. We were shocked to go...

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rwav-portvila, Propriétaire at Room with a View, responded to this review

The hotel Room With A View was bought by two French brothers Xavier and Bertrand in April 2014. Both of them are the host of the place which means that there is no "cranky lady as operator" in the place. Our Staff two cleaning ladies and two gardeners are there every day to maintain the place clean. All the rooms...

Reviewed 26 October 2014 via mobile

Fantastic location just a short walk from the main street, really friendly staff who are helpful. Breakfast was basic but more than adequate for starting the day. Beds were very firm but it was clean and quiet. Shower wasn't always hot or hard to get to the right temperature and flooded the bathroom but again was adequate. Wi-Fi was slow...

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Reviewed 7 October 2014

Great and friendly host and staff. They even stored our big bags free of charge between stays as we travelled to other islands. Good room size that include a kitchenette - though the bathrooms were quite dated. Free wifi that worked in the rooms as well as an amazing breakfast included in the price of your stay (the best croissants...

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Marcus Beach, Australia
Reviewed 6 September 2014

Welcoming host, pleasant surroundings and walking distance to downtown and cafes. Breakfast on balcony overlooking the water which made for a very pleasant way to start the day. Booking island experiences done through the reception and airport taxi was arranged through the office after we had the not so good experience of the taxi we booked ourselves not showing. One...

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Suva, Fiji
Reviewed 10 June 2014

I stayed there for one week and had a wonderful time. The view - as the name says - is magnificent, the ower is very nice and the breakfast is the best start of the day that you can have. Papaya, banana, pomelo and the best: a suoer fresh and tasty croissant, just like in France! The rooms are clean...

Thank sea s
Reviewed 11 March 2014

I stayed a few days in this nice guesthouse, at the beginning and at the end of a trip to Vanuatu. Very good value for the money, specially if you travel on a budget but want to stay in a nice place. It is a colonial house centrally located in Port Vila, but in a relatively quiet area (though there...

Thank ibagur
Reviewed 27 January 2014 via mobile

We stayed there for five nights and totally loved it. Justine the host is really nice and always around for a chat. Room was neat and clean, although the humid weather makes the bathroom smells weird.. Nice view of the bay on the veranda. Breakfast with lots of tropical fruits, bread and eggs. Will stay there next time I'm around.

Thank scal13
Galle, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 9 January 2014

Justine's guest house has a verandah with a stunning view where guests have the best breakfast in Port Vila - croissant, fruit, eggs -MMMH! It's a short walk to the town where there is a great selection of restaurants and shops.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 December 2013

We stayed at Room with a View for several days. We wanted a handy place - definitely NOT luxurious or resort-y - to stay in at Port Vila, from which we ventured out on trips to other places. The owner, Justine, is an interesting, kind, person. She and her family are from Korea and have lived in Port Vila for...

1Thank Alexei R

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Address: Main Street, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
Region: Vanuatu > Efate > Port Vila
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Room With a View Vanuatu/Port Vila
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“The rooms facing to the street might be a bit noisy on fridays and saturdays at night but the owners are planning on renewing the windows so this sould be fixed soon!”
 of 5 bubbles 110seas, 10 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Maybe not the very front rooms, because of morning rush hour in the town - that's if your idea of a holiday includes a sleep-in.”
 of 5 bubbles 614alexeir, 15 Dec 2013 | Read review
“If you're bothered by traffic noise, request a room near the back. But if you like the views and feeling like you're part of the life of the city, ask for a room near the front and enjoy the activity below!”
  • View to balcony from common breezeway
  • Common breezeway
  • Ensuite shower with hot water (a luxury!)
  • Gas cooker in room, fridge to right, sink, washing supplies
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 of 5 bubbles IntentToTravel, 4 Nov 2013 | Read review
“if you want a bed to sleep in, a shower and somewhere convenient for a very low cost, this is the place for you.”
 of 5 bubbles Dustybernie, 3 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are quieter!”
 of 5 bubbles ale088, 25 Oct 2012 | Read review
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