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Tradewinds Resort

Captain Cook Avenue, Port Vila, Efate 1000, Vanuatu
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Vancouver, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my stay at Tradewinds with my family. The resort is close to town, but not in town. Each unit has a small kitchen. There is a cool ocean breeze. Overall had a wonderful and relaxing stay.

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Good location for those doing hospital placements- just a block away (down a slightly quaint dirt road with a very local village feel). A little further from the city where the majority of restaurants and attractions are, but still in walking distance. The owner was always very helpful and went above and beyond to make sure my trip went well-... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We stayed here for a month in October last year and since then I have been meaning to write a review. Tradewinds was a great place to stay while working at Vila Central hospital. It is located only a 2-3 minute walk from the hospital through Seaside, a local community. It was a 10 miniute walk to a choice of... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We stayed for 4 nights in November and were disappointed as place had run down since our last visit 3 years earlier. Floors in room were sticky and dirty, hot water in shower was not consistent and we needed to ask for glasses in the room. Was also very noisy at night. We will stay somewhere else next time.

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Valerie T, Owner at Tradewinds Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. However, this has possibly been posted under the incorrect Tradewinds Resort as : A) There was only 1 "couple" who stayed in November and that was for 1 night only B) The resort had no 4 nights stays in November, nor October, nor December Regards Valerie More 

Boyne Island Queensland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We first visited Tradewinds in 2010 and the place was in good condition and we enjoyed our stay. We only stayed over night this time but we were surprised at how much the place had been run down. The fittings in the shower were hanging off the wall. We had to jam a towel behind the shower head to make... More 

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Valerie T, Manager at Tradewinds Resort, responded to this review

Hi Steve-Karyn Thank you for taking the time to review your unit. Your comments are being investigated. While guest comments are always welcome wherever one travels in this world, it is usually more courteous to inform the management first if the accommodation or service is unsatisfactory Valerie More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Tradewinds resort was a great place to stay when on placement at the hospital, it was a 2 minute walk to the hospital, and only a quick 10 minute walk to town. Valerie the manager was extremely helpful and the room had everything we needed for our time there for 4 weeks. I would definitely recommend this accommodation to any... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We were introduced to this resort by some friends we were traveling with who had stayed here before. We were really happy with the way the room was set up and Valerie is fabulous. Nothing seemed too much trouble. The resort is well located "in the suburbs" so it's quiet and has great views out to the lagoon. There are... More 

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Valerie T, Manager at Tradewinds Resort, responded to this review

Hi kt23000, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your time here and look forward to seeing you again Kind regards Valerie More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I had a great stay at Tradewinds resort. The staff were very friendly, and the room had everything I needed for my time there for 4 weeks. There was a mouse in the roof which made a bit of noise and the shower temperature was quite variable but it was otherwise fine. I would highly recommend this place to anyone... More 

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Valerie T, Manager at Tradewinds Resort, responded to this review

Hi Sal G, We loved having you here at Tradewinds and are pleased that you felt quite at home here. We wish you well for the future Kind regards Valerie More 

Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

My girlfriend and I (both medical students completing our elective placement) stayed at Tradewinds for 8 weeks in total. We stayed between April - June 2014. The accommodation is organised in discrete air-conditioned bungalows with your own bathroom and kitchen (including microwave, gas stove, fridge, kettle, toaster, etc.). We enjoyed the freedom of being able to purchase our own food... More 

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Valerie T, Manager at Tradewinds Resort, responded to this review

Hi MeepSheep, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are pleased that you enjoyed your time here and that you were able to experience and enjoy the Vanuatu lifestyle. We wish you well for the future in your chosen medical field Kind regards Valerie More 

Queensland Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

I stayed at Tradewinds in November 2013. It is quiet, clean and well positioned among the locals so not isolated by itself although quite close to other resorts if you want to eat out. The units are self contained with Air Con and the swimming pool is clean and lovely. Valerie is a good attentive host and up on all... More 

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Valerie T, Manager at Tradewinds Resort, responded to this review

Hi geriontheloose, We are very pleased that you enjoyed your time in Vanuatu and the cultural experience that is so much a part of our everyday life. Kind regards Valerie More 

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