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Reviewed 16 October 2016

Our family of five just loved basing ourselves here for a week. We had the two bedroom "Port Vila", it was not waterfront but still had nice views and we loved the outdoor kitchen on the deck - so cool! There was plenty of room for three beds in the back bedroom for the kids and our bedroom had gorgeous...

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pascal0164, Front Office Manager at Fatumaru Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Brooke, Greetings to the Mcintosh family from all Fatumaru Lodge staffs. Pass our love to the kids and thank you so very much for the amazing wonderful comments. It was our great pleasure to have your lovely family stayed with us for a week. We are glad to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us and we...

Bundaberg, Australia
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This is my second review of Fatumaru Lodge, the first being back in 2012. We recently returned for our 4th visit which in itself says a lot about this charming little resort. We have been regular visitors to Vanuatu over many years and stayed in a variety of different locations and types of accommodation but we LOVE this little resort...

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pascal0164, Front Office Manager at Fatumaru Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Sue, Happy greetings to you and thank you for choosing again Fatumaru Lodge. We deeply appreciate your amazing comments and we are glad to know that you have had a great time staying with us. We look forward to welcome you next time. Tropical sunshine regards, Sabrina

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I had an upstairs room right on the water front with a great view and was quite private. perfect. The door to the balcony opens right up. The room had cooking facilities, although I dined at the many restaurants within easy walk. I was so pleased I chose this lodge.

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Dear Ed, Sunshine greetings to you from Fatumaru Lodge. Thank you for your lovely comments and good to know you enjoyed your stay with us. Warm regards, Sabrina.

Caloundra, Australia
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Front rooms have direct access to beach & views across to the harbour. Adequate cooking facilities & fridge allow for self catering. Fresh towels supplied daily by delightfull &happy staff. Kayaks available for guest's use, but they are not the greatest. Very quiet location, but with easy access totown by "bus" or 15minute walk.

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Dear Don, Tropical greetings to you from Fatumaru Lodge. We thank you for your lovely comments and feedback. Good to know you liked your stay with us. Sunshine regards, Sabrina.

Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The staff were so friendly and more than happy to help in any way, thanks everyone! A really peaceful and convenient spot to base yourself while exploring Efate and even other Vanuatu islands. Also a great place to simply relax while on holiday.

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Dear Kate, Beautiful sunshine greetings to you from all the staffs and management of Fatumaru Lodge. Thank you for the lovely comments and hope to see you again next time. Warm regards, Sabrina.

Brunswick Heads, Australia
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The Staff and accommodation and location are very good they make your visit very welcome. However we did have a bit of a problem with the owners wife for some reason I don't think she remembered us from previous visits to Fatumaru lodge ,you see my wife is from Vanuatu and she wasn't greeted very well with her native family...

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pascal0164, Owner at Fatumaru Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Robert, Thank you for very much for your comments. We are so happy that you and your family appreciated your stay at Fatumaru Lodge for 9 days in September. As a return guest, you seem to know the property quite well. Fatumaru Lodge is a boutique hotel of only 10 rooms, which makes it an attractive place for guests...

Reviewed 18 September 2016

Fatumaru Lodge was so beautiful. The staff looked after me so well. It is very quiet and being on the water is ultimate relaxation. The unit was very comfortable and had everything you need. I would recommend this place to anyone traveling to Port Vila. Thank you for having me at your beautiful accomodation.

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Dear Catherine, Happy wonderful greetings to you. It was our great pleasure to have you stay with us and thank you for your lovely comments. Hope to see you again next time. Tropical sunshine regards, Sabrina.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 September 2016

So that your expectations are realistically set, this is in a wonderful location with amazing staff. If you are privileged to meet Bessie or Sabrina, you'll receive the best advice with a smile. If they recommend a tour or a restaurant - it will be solid advice that you should take! Fatumaru Lodge is however very basic 3 Star accommodation...

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Dear Brett and Carol, Happy greetings to you and thank you for staying with us. We greatly appreciated your wonderful feed back and glad to know you will be coming back again next time. There is a cinema just 5 minutes down the road where you can spend cruise ship days in there and enjoy the latest released movies. We...

Vaux-sur-Morges
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Fatumaru Lodge is a very nice self cattering hotel very close to Port Vila Center and on the Airport road. Rooms are well furnished and the decoration is nice. All the staf members are very nice and helpfull. Nice breakfast.

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Dear Guest, Hello to you and thank you for your lovely comment. Good to know you liked your breakfast. See you again next time. Sunshine regards, Sabrina

New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 September 2016

What would you like for your birthday dear?, I would like to celebrate it on a South Pacific Island beach!!! was his reply, well I did ask. The Fatumaru Lodge ticked all the boxes, on the beach, close to town and minimum staggering distance from a number of restaurants and bars (our favourite being Reefers bar and Grill). The apartment...

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Dear Noreen, Tropical greetings to you and Allan. Thank you for your amazing comments. it was our great pleasure to have 2 wonderful people like you stay with us and we are proud to know we are a birthday wish come true. Hope to see you again next time. Sunshine regards, Sabrina.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: RM495 - RM891 (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:
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Port Vila
#9 Romantic Hotel in Port Vila
#10 Family Hotel in Port Vila
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“If going for studio, upper level ones have high ceilings and might feel more spacious. Efate apartment is the best.”
 of 5 bubbles WatermelonYK, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“8 Seafront Studio Apartments on the water - fabulous!!”
 of 5 bubbles GabiAustralia, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Great location to city, on the lagoon and very secure.”
 of 5 bubbles altervision, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Noise carries in the courtyard so upper floors obviously preferable for noise (and mozzies)”
 of 5 bubbles AussieTraveler75, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms seem to have excellent water views”
 of 5 bubbles narellem177, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
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