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The Espiritu

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Main Road, Luganville, Espiritu Santo P.O Box 133, Vanuatu (Formerly Apex Garden Hotel)
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Ranked #5 of 8 hotels in Luganville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Mick G Brisbane, Australia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel is going through renovations after being taken over. Swimming pool being installed plus changes to dining area. Breakfast was continental and quite adequate. Visited a cultural village where was shown the growing of kava and then turning into a drink. Cultural singing and weaving. There are other numerous tours for those into snorkelling and fishing.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely hotel, complete with air-con, TV and a very clean room. My only complaint was that I was not informed of the ongoing building work that was taking place for the duration of my stay. That said, Simon (the manager) dealt with me immediately and we came to a resolution very quickly. Simon was also extremely knowledgable when quizzed... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently enjoyed a wonderful stay at The Espiritu. I'm an academic and I was in Luganville/Santo historical research. For me, The Espiritu hit all the right notes. 1. They're teamed up and share a location with Aquamarine Diving (see separate review), who managed my SS Coolidge and Million Dollar Point dives perfectly, 2. They were instrumental in helping me... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel was a very welcome break from travelling around less advanced accommodation in the South Pacific. Spotlessly clean, modern and bright. Two amazing things that are often tricky to find in the South Pacific: air con and hot water showers. Perfect location right in town, with a really yummy Chinese restaurant downstairs (portions are huge, so consider sharing!). Breakfast... More

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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The hotel is very clean, very comfortable beds (nice new feathertop Sealey-posturepedic mattresses), quiet and good location right in town and close to ATMs and restaurants. Fantastic hot water showers after coming back form diving. Rainwater supplied, fridge for coldies, kettle to make your own tea and coffee. Staff very friendly and so obliging. Any little thing we needed or... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Stayed 7 nights as part of an organised dive trip with my club, found all staff and management to be extremely friendly and polite and well organised. The room was modern and clean, aircon worked a treat, beds were comfy as. The quality of the dive guides (aquamarine) were exceptional in terms of experience and service. I felt very safe... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Simon and Raymon have really turned this place into a viable proposition. The rooms a large and comfortably held (2 per room) our 9 guests. The single balcony room upstairs (3rd Floor) wasn't as big but had the advantage of a balcony looking over the main street. Food in the hotel was Ok and service was hurried on the managers... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We (husband and I) stayed at The Espiritu for 7 nights and were extremely happy with our choice. The owners Simon and Ray provided exceptional customer service - warm greetings, interested in our day and providing helpful tips on tours, food etc. On our last day Simon very kindly offered and then transported me and our 5 heavy bags to... More

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Opotiki, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We have recently stayed at this accomodation. It is located in the centre of Luganville. Shops, markets, restaurants, banks all within walking distance. The property is being renovated, rooms being upgraded, swimming pool being replaced, entertainment area also being upgraded. The staff are friendly and helpful. Simon The Manager couldn't have been more helpful. He had a wealth of knowledge... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

another delayed review: stayed at this hotel for a 4nights, the staff were very friendly and helpful, who always gave me a standing ovation everytime i managed to cross the road. :) beautiful people, beautiful place i loved everything about this place :)

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Address: Main Road, Luganville, Espiritu Santo P.O Box 133, Vanuatu (Formerly Apex Garden Hotel)
Location: Vanuatu > Espiritu Santo > Luganville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Espiritu 3*
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The Espiritu is a boutique hotel and car hire business in Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu. We are conveniently located in the heart of town and is only minutes away from cafes, shops and dive operators. Here at The Espiritu, we offer modern and contemporary rooms that reflect a home away from home. We provide accommodation with rooms to suit all travelers – divers, families, couples, groups and even long term stays. Your second home has never been easier to find! ... more   less 
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