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Starfish Cove

3.5 of 5 Condominium   |   Teouma Road, Emten Lagoon | 2nd Lagoon, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 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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88 reviews 88 reviews
23 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great value for money with great staff & excellent location overlooking the lagoon. It now has a wonderful Japanese Teppanyaki restaurant serving lunch & dinner. It is located on a main road but once inside the apartment there is hardly any noise to be heard at all. Yes, it could do with a bit of a reno but as stated... More

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Benalla, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Just returned from Vanuatu holiday. Massive mess prior to leaving due to Luxury Escapes and Tropicana Resort having a 'fallout' over the deal. Starfish Resort was the replacement resort. What was originally advertised and what we paid for was not we got. Our room was clean, our housekeeper was excellent and the views were nice over the lagoon. There is... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We stayed at Starfish Cove in April this year. The room we got was lovely, well appointed and very clean. Had great views straight onto the Second Lagoon. The staff were lovely and very helpful, but sadly the rest of the resort was in desperate need of an upgrading. The restaurant was closed so no meals served there (although its... More

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Sydney, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Brilliant staff and superb place, this was an amazing place to relax and to enjoy an easy holiday! It's also an easy trip to town to take advantage of all the restaurants around, I loved it so much I'm actually thinking about going back next year for a longer period! If you want to be treated with golden gloves, this... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We stayed here for one week. The restaurant had gone into liquidation and we were not told prior to arrival. Manager was very unhelpful about the situation as we had arrived thinking we would be able to have some room service which was also not available. Breakfast was include but ended up being bread and a box of cereal. Would... More

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Kilmore, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

We got a great deal through Living Social Deals for a short stay here and we were very satisfied with the accommodation. The unit was spacious and clean , was serviced every day , was very quiet even though it is on a busy road you don't hear much of the traffic from inside, and the staff were always friendly.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

We stayed here for 4 weeks over Christmas and found the facilities to be excellent! Just as shown on their website. After booking we found out that the restaurant, run as a separate entity, was closed. The resort provided an amazing continental breakfast every day and there are so many good eateries in the Port Vila area that we did... More

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Balmain, Australia
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

My wife and I have travelled to a lot of countries and did the shopping and tourist thing where you never seem to sit down and enjoy the relaxation of a holiday and recharge the battery's. We have also stayed in Vanuatu before at the LeLagoon which was great but very crowded. I think more for the family and young... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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14 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

We went there on a Living Social Escapes deal so we paid half price. The resort is overall nice and very quiet because its restaurant and bar are closed. From the window advertising of a major real estate agent we found out that the resort is for sale for about AU$2 million. Given this situation, the resort had very low... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

This was a really nice place to stay, i was happy with my choice. The view from the balcony was gorgeous!! The rooms were very clean and spacious. The staff were friendly. The restaurant and bar were shut down, which was disappointing as i heard the meals were fantastic and it was a happening place, and the views are lovely,... More

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Address: Teouma Road, Emten Lagoon | 2nd Lagoon, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
Location: Vanuatu > Efate > Port Vila
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Starfish Cove 3.5*
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Starfish Cove is a stunning tourism development on the shore on Emten Lagoon (2nd Lagoon). This absolute waterfront resort is just a 5 minute drive from the center of Port Vila.Each of the 18 self-contained One Bedroom Apartments are tastefully furnished with all the modern conveniences and services of a fine holiday resort and command an extensive vista of the lagoon serenity ... more   less 
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