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Opposite Parliament House, Port Vila, Efate 0000, Vanuatu
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The Sportsmens Hotel
Ranked #27 of 44 Hotels in Port Vila
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 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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Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i rang 3 times from aussie to make sure my room was booked.they did not want credit card,said cash is what they want.fine .asked if bottled water could be put in bar fridge and frozen for me . no worries.got there at midnight as arranged.no key for room .wrong room. no water .went to master and he said girls would... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

Staff are lovely and the price is decent but the owner is a discusting human being who treats all his workers and even his guests like garbage. I refuse to go there and support this dispicable character.

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El Calafate, Argentina
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107 reviews 107 reviews
56 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Only a 5-10 minute walk down the stairs to the market and shops, the location is quite central. The owner Bob can arrange airport transfer for roughly half of the price of the usual taxi rate. WiFi works fins and the restaurant offers a decent selection of meals for OK-prices. I had a room downstairs with shared bathrooms - nothing... More

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Suva, Fiji
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

A good place to stay if you are there in Vila for work and mainly just need a place to keep your laptop dry. Bob can at times have the bedside manner of a NRL coach, but is one of nature's gentlemen and if you are good to him he will be good to you. Emily is a most gracious... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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48 reviews 48 reviews
35 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Sportsmens hotel is very good value in a town that is in general very expensive. We were in a part of the hotel which is under construction but our room was clean and beds comfortable. It was quite big and had private cooking facilities. We shared a bathroom with another room so it was semi-private but not quite what we... More

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Tanna Island, Vanuatu
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Possibly the best value hotel for a short stop in Port Vila. Very clean, food and drinks available 24/7. Price is perfect if you need a place for a short stop over and do not want to pay full rate at a resort. The bar area is a bit noisy and the TV goes all night, so if you are... More

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Sydney
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The Sportsmens Hotel has to be the best value in Port Vila. Conveniently located up the hill from the markets and a short stroll to local supermarkets, it is a no nonsense hotel with great food available 24 hours per day. And the laundry is done for free! My room upstairs was clean and well sized with an ensuite, loved... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I stayed for 5 nights and it was a torture as there are cockroaches in the room every single day. It is not just 1 cockroach/day but a few. It was so bad that we had to request the reception to give us a can of insecticide. I even saw cockroaches in the corridor, cockroaches crawling into someone's room through... More

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Bob N, Owner at The Sportsmens Hotel, responded to this review

4of you stayed 5 nights & you came to me and said you saw a cockroach. As you left your door open & it came from the garden into your room. The windows have mosquito mesh on so the cockroach couldn't have come through the windows. I don't know what you are saying about privacy as you were in rooms... More

St John's, Antigua
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Staff were very friendly, helpful and efficient, rooms were impeccably clean, as were the showers and toilets down the corridor. The premises are near to "downtown", a healthy walk up the long run of steps from the main street. Be careful of the room you get, too near the bar is too noisy, away from the bar they are good.... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I stayed there 3 times. It is clean, the room is big. And the staff is very nice and helpful. Good place for small budget. There is a good and cheap restaurant just next to the hotel, so it's very convenient.

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Address: Opposite Parliament House, Port Vila, Efate 0000, Vanuatu
Location: Vanuatu > Efate > Port Vila
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 21
Also Known As:
The Sportsmens Hotel Vanuatu/Port Vila

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