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Solomon Kitano Mendana Hotel

Honiara, Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands
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Ranked #5 of 7 hotels in Honiara
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Summerville, South Carolina
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Problems included TV did not work, water worked intermittently, lots of critters, bed was on wheels, neighborhood security, internet charges, lack of baggage service and staff responsiveness. The positives include the restaurant and entertainment.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Summary: - No baggage service - carry your own bags - Noisy rooms - Generally very good food in the restaurants - Very very sloooowwwww disorganized service in both restaurants - Friendly staff - Outrageous internet charges - bring a wireless modem with you, walk 200m east from the hotel and buy a prepaid data sim at bmobile which will... More

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Tempe, Arizona
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Really nice hotel for the place. Room was spacious, cool, well appointed, nice view. Food and beverage in bar and restaurant fine. Okay, it was Friday night with live music out by the pool which got progressively louder, added attraction was karaoke during band time outs, in fairness it did stop at 10pm and it was Friday night. However than... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I like the house front & Restaurant is very good but expensive. Rooms are very poorly maintained. Be aware of brownish hot water. Though I had a confirmed booking I had to wait until 3pm to check Inn.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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72 reviews 72 reviews
23 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Clean room, bay view, good service but don't even think of using the internet....at US$2/min! A friend didn't realize an connected to check mail --- disconnected when she learned and had a $65 bill! Nice location, meals with uneven service but food OK.

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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

After reading TripAdvisor reviews and on the recommendation of our travel agent we chose to stay in a sea view east room at this hotel. It is located in the city right next to the dive shop, craft centre, the stunning Breakwater cafe and close to the central market. Our room was very modern, clean and well appointed with a... More

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Noumea, New Caledonia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Pay extra to be in the East wing (lwhich doesn't have wifi, only ethernet..). Expensive hotel for what you get (cleaning and service isn't the best..). Go to little snacks around for breakfast, cheaper and better than the buffet proposed by the hotel.

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Canberra, Australia
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266 reviews 266 reviews
42 hotel reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I stayed at the Mendana Hotel recently during a work visit to Honiara. The hotel is centrally located in Honiara and overlooks the water. My room was in the Garden Wing and was basic. The room was airy and the air conditioning worked. Of the two beds, the double bed was very firm wih no give at all and the... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Make sure you book the rooms in the "new" wing. The first room that I got had a severe rodent problem. The staff did not seemed surprised when I requested a new room, which of course, costs more. My new rodent free room in the "new" is ok. This is not a great hotel, however. I mean, it is fine,... More

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Suva, Fiji
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I have stayed at the Solomon Kitano Mendano Hotel twice, but am writing a review for the first time. Its rates are just at the maximum for many business travelers' allowances, (and these are by no means budget rates), so it does a good business and is sometimes booked full. Yet both times I have been there I had a... More

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Address: Honiara, Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands
Location: Solomon Islands > Guadalcanal Island > Honiara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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