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Opposite Parliament House, Port Vila, Efate 0000, Vanuatu
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The Sportsmens Hotel
Ranked #28 of 46 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

clean, friendly, close to city centre and lots of activities; What else you need? I had a single room and got a very good value for my money, especially compared to many other accommodations around; and: also the restaurant offers good meals for fair prices

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks to Bob and Emily and the very friendly staff at the Sportsmans Hotel and Emily's Cafe, rooms are clean and fresh, staff are helpful and friendly anything you ask for is done with a smile and nothing every seems to be a problem. Bob is generous man with his time and knowledge setting up tours and letting you know... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I stayed here for 8 days while at a nearby conference. The food was good and the beer was cold . Bob and Emily were good hosts and very helpful with arranging travel around the island and local advise. I had brought a mosquito net but never needed to use it. Hotel was very close to the centre of town... More 

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The Sportsmens Hotel is a bit like a backpacker Hotel. The facilities are basic but you get a great feel for the Vanuatu way of life and you're a 10 walk from the centre of Port Villa. There is a 24 hour bar and Cafe. Assie Bob the manager seems to live in the cafe and is aways looking for... More 

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Warragul, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Stayed at The Sportsmens two weeks ago while on a business trip to Port Vila. Only for three nights, but I really cannot fault the Hotel. Yes it is not the Hilton, but for the price, location, and service you cannot beat it. There are other places to stay in a similar price range, but this place has dining facilities... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

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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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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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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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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
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Port Vila
#4 Business Hotel in Port Vila

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