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Room with a View

Main Street, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
Room with a View
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The rooms have cockroaches and dull lighting and shabby furnishings. Lady was not helpful and staff were clearly not happy. Poor cooking facility and very noisy location. Stairs were wet and slippery and has gone past its useable state. It is not correctly registered so cannot be insured so may not be safe to life. We were shocked to go... More 

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The hotel Room With A View was bought by two French brothers Xavier and Bertrand in April 2014. Both of them are the host of the place which means that there is no "cranky lady as operator" in the place. Our Staff two cleaning ladies and two gardeners are there every day to maintain the place clean. All the rooms... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Fantastic location just a short walk from the main street, really friendly staff who are helpful. Breakfast was basic but more than adequate for starting the day. Beds were very firm but it was clean and quiet. Shower wasn't always hot or hard to get to the right temperature and flooded the bathroom but again was adequate. Wi-Fi was slow... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Great and friendly host and staff. They even stored our big bags free of charge between stays as we travelled to other islands. Good room size that include a kitchenette - though the bathrooms were quite dated. Free wifi that worked in the rooms as well as an amazing breakfast included in the price of your stay (the best croissants... More 

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Marcus Beach, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Welcoming host, pleasant surroundings and walking distance to downtown and cafes. Breakfast on balcony overlooking the water which made for a very pleasant way to start the day. Booking island experiences done through the reception and airport taxi was arranged through the office after we had the not so good experience of the taxi we booked ourselves not showing. One... More 

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Suva, Fiji
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I stayed there for one week and had a wonderful time. The view - as the name says - is magnificent, the ower is very nice and the breakfast is the best start of the day that you can have. Papaya, banana, pomelo and the best: a suoer fresh and tasty croissant, just like in France! The rooms are clean... More 

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Valencia
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6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I stayed a few days in this nice guesthouse, at the beginning and at the end of a trip to Vanuatu. Very good value for the money, specially if you travel on a budget but want to stay in a nice place. It is a colonial house centrally located in Port Vila, but in a relatively quiet area (though there... More 

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We stayed there for five nights and totally loved it. Justine the host is really nice and always around for a chat. Room was neat and clean, although the humid weather makes the bathroom smells weird.. Nice view of the bay on the veranda. Breakfast with lots of tropical fruits, bread and eggs. Will stay there next time I'm around.

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Galle, Sri Lanka
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014 via mobile

Justine's guest house has a verandah with a stunning view where guests have the best breakfast in Port Vila - croissant, fruit, eggs -MMMH! It's a short walk to the town where there is a great selection of restaurants and shops.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

We stayed at Room with a View for several days. We wanted a handy place - definitely NOT luxurious or resort-y - to stay in at Port Vila, from which we ventured out on trips to other places. The owner, Justine, is an interesting, kind, person. She and her family are from Korea and have lived in Port Vila for... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

This place is cheap, fairly well-located (a 5-10min walk from the jetty to Iririki, etc) and was pretty clean if not cosy. The breakfast was decent although nothing special - fruit and some uninspiring pastries/cheese. We'd booked a room for two of us at a rate of 5000VT. Once we'd arrived and stayed a night, it turned out we had... More 

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