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Tradewinds Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   Captain Cook Avenue, Port Vila, Efate 1000, Vanuatu
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Conklin, New York, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the overpriced Tradewinds resort for 2 days with our 3 children. The man checking us in told us all activities were included with this rate, we thought great if you get all of those things the prices is not overly exaggerated, that was not the case. We had an oceanfront view that was obstructed by the construction... More

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

Dear Wendy, There are a number of Tradewinds Resorts located around the world, and unfortunately your comments have been posted under Tradewinds Resort in Vanuatu. We are not oceanfront and do not have a children's playground or paddle boats and there is no construction happening here. Can you please organize to have these comments deleted and we will ask Trip... More

Dunedin, New Zealand
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2 helpful votes 2 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
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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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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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

Omagh, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

My wife and I stayed here in a studio bungalow for 9 nights in July and our host Valerie was a fantastic host and a wealth of knowledge. The bungalow was very well laid out and very comfortable and well equipped for self catering, with very friendly staff.Location was great just a ten minute walk from Port Vila town center... More

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

Hi Brian, Thank you for reviewing your stay with us at Tradewinds. It was a pleasure to have you and we are pleased that you both enjoyed your time here in Vanuatu Would love to see you if you are ever in this part of the world again. Kind regards Valerie More

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

I spent just one night at Tradewinds on a brief stopover before flying to Tanna. Valerie was incredibly helpful, especially as we arrived very late due to a delayed flight. As we sorted our stuff out she called the local restaurant to make sure we could still get dinner and then got the security guard to take us up there.... More

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

Thank you for your review and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. As we all understand how tiring and frustrating travelling can be, we try to provide extra care for our guests so that they can begin to relax as soon as possible. We trust that you had a pleasant trip back to the UK and... More

Sydney, Australia
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

I stayed here for 3 nights and found it to be comfortable and friendly.I found Valerie to be really helpful for me as a solo visitor,giving me lots of tips to make my explorations easier.The accommodation is self contained and separate from other bungalows,with TV and air con-essential even in "winter."The position is good,being within walking distance of town(as long... More

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

Thank you for your review Jill. We are pleased that you were able to meet the local people and spend some time with them. They are all very friendly and only to happy to welcome strangers into their midst. We wish you happy travels in your next adventure Kind regards Valerie More

Enfield, Oamaru, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Valerie was a great host and shared many things about Vanuatu. She even took us the supermarket on the first day and told us how to get home. The outlook was superb. The staff were lovely and accommodating. We were given fresh bananas and a coconut. They met us one night we walked home. The rooms were comfortable. The beds... More

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

Thank you for your review Julie. I'm pleased that you enjoyed your stay and the fresh produce straight from our gardens. More

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Address: Captain Cook Avenue, Port Vila, Efate 1000, Vanuatu
Location: Vanuatu > Efate > Port Vila
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Tradewinds Resort 3*
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Serviced Air-conditioned Studio Bungalows Serviced 3 Bedroom TownhouseEnjoy the peace and privacy of your own independent bungalow in a garden setting overlooking the tranquil waters of ErakorLagoon.If you are looking for a quiet retreat away from the bustle and stress of everyday life, then Tradewinds may suit your needs.The resort is a great place to relax beside the pool or chatting in the BBQ area with a cool drink.Tradewinds is also an excellent base from which to explore Port Vila and surrounds. ... more   less 
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