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The Espiritu

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Main Road, Luganville, Espiritu Santo P.O Box 133, Vanuatu (Formerly Apex Garden Hotel)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned from Santo where We stayed at the Espiritu for a couple of days while trying to get home to Brisbane. We were stuck there after Cyclone Pam. Well Simon the managing Director was absolutely amazing. He spent the 3 days we where there helping with communications (all Coms were down inc internet and banking) and trying... More 

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Caloundra
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

How to write this is an issue that has proven difficult. The hotel is undergoing renovations and you can see what they hope to achieve. The renovations do not impede on your visit and are being done wit huge consideration and awareness to guests. The pool area is beautiful, welcoming and relaxing. Breakfast is basic but is adequate. The rooms... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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90 reviews 90 reviews
22 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Oh wow! This one has got to be a lesson for every hotelier in how to do a makeover! From the decor in the rooms, to the outdoor lounge and pool with an island of palms...it's all understated perfection. But without a doubt the jewel in the crown is the massice mural of native birds that was painted along a... More 

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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Stayed for 3 nights while diving with Aquamarine. Very easy. I'm centre of town near shops. Has bar fridge for cold beers. Clean basic accom and breakfast, wifi drops in and out a bit but was far better then I expected in somewhere as remote as Santo. Pool clean and large. Renovations for restaurant and bar still underway but it's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my 6 night stay at The Espiritu. The hosts, Simon and Rayman, were extremely helpful and welcoming. They booked taxis, tours and car hire. The hotel was clean and at a central location right in the middle of Luganville. The pool was amazing outstanding!! The only downfall is the hotel does not have a restaurant yet as... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This hotel is conveniently located in the heart of "town", walking distance to every shop. There is an area in the shade next to the pool that's great for meeting with friends, drinking and relaxing. The staff are very helpful and great with advice about what to do on the island. The rooms are fully air conditioned (which is essential... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Out stay at The Espiritu was better than anticipated. Our room had a massive queen bed and an extra single bed. What we loved was that the room came with 2 bathrooms so we didn't have to wait to take turns to shower. The pool area was clean and relaxing. We loved that the hotel also provided board games and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This is a motel that they are currently upgrading to a hotel. You can tell parts of the rooms are old and they will update but overall I found my experience at the hotel great. The staff were awesome. Would book everything for us, make calls etc and nothing was a hassle. They've just finished the pool and it's great.... More 

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Blue Mountains National Park, Australia
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35 hotel reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We first visited Santo on a cruise and got a taste to explore more so this was a Recce for a longer stay. We booked the Espiritu on price and location, it is not on the water but right in town a handy to everything. We had a mixed day on arrival, we came from Vila where we had just... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Sitting in reception waiting to go to the airport, after 5 nights here. Rooms are clean, air conditioned and very comfortable. Owners and staff have looked after us well, I've had 7 trips to Santo and this is where I'll be staying from now on. Pool construction works are being carried out but caused very little interruption and I look... More 

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