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Fatumaru Lodge

3.0 of 5 Boutique Hotel   |   Walter Lini Hwy | PO Box 1359, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were very happy with our stay here, awesome friendly staff.We stayed in the wala room upstairs and it had a great view, serviced every day and just a quick hop into town 150vt per person and far enough away from town centre to avoid the noise. We are already planning on staying here again on our return and are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fatumaru Lodge is located right on the beach, on the main road from the airport in to Port Vila. It is a 10 minute walk in to the centre of town or a V150 per person bus ride. The rooms are spacious and clean. There is a lovely pool and there are kayaks and paddle boards you can use for... More

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Hastings
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 7 nights at the end of July, the week before Independence day. Comfortable, clean accommodation with great staff. Good walk into town with lots of nice eateries along the way. We didn't have breakfast due to the cost (travelling on a budget). Definately not a swimming beach, but nice lookout from room. We experienced lots of... More

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pascal0164, Owner at Fatumaru Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for,your comments, YES Independence day in Vanuatu is not one day but more 8 days & NIGHTS of celebration. This is a new country very proud to have decolonized and this is absolutely true that it was noisy. Lot of parties around, music travel very well on water...and we are WATERFRONT!!! apologies for this noise out... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Fatumaru for 1.5 nights having arrived from Melbourne at 2am. The proximity to the airport makes this a great stopover hotel, as the taxi fare is very inexpensive (don't bother with an overpriced 'transfer'). We stayed in one of the upper units and there is some road noise, and of course (being Vanuatu) some dog and rooster... More

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Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed with my now husband and 13 month old baby for a trip for our wedding. We were looked after superbly by all the staff at Fatumaru, and really enjoyed such a relaxed and quiet place to stay. It was easy to flag down a bus at the top of the driveway and head in to town, or it was... More

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Papamoa, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Fatumaru for one night on our way to Aore Island. It is very well located on the way from the airport and far enough out of the hustle and bustle of Port Vila town. We stayed in one of the units at the rear of the property and couldn't fault it. Minimal road noise, very well equipped... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

To start with the lodge booked us in for three nights not four as we requested through their site. At first they wouldn't let us pay for the four nights at once in advance and then they decided they actually couldn't check us out without us paying the balance on the third night. Confusion all around. In addition they didn't... More

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pascal0164, Owner at Fatumaru Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your valuable feedback. We are sorry that Fatumaru Lodge did not meet all your expectations and that you did not like the light brown colour of the rooms. We are very proud that Lonely Planet selected us as one of the best boutique hotel in Port Vila. As the Owner, I have personally checked your... More

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Beautiful waterfront unit with high ceilings and local art on the unit.Good number of kayaks with seats and SUP's. Kayaks were a bit bashed up and showing their age. Close walking distance to Port Villa.The grounds were nicely landscaped and well looked after. Staff were friendly and helpful - booking restaurants, tours and taxis for us.

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Oamaru, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We had a stay of five nights at other accommodation so unfortunately we only had 2 nights here. It was very enjoyable. The accommodation was quaint rather than luxurious but had everything one needed. It was well equipped to cook and eat on site. We were made to feel very welcome and the staff couldn't do enough for you. It... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

A short stay. Nice room and good location on lagoon while close to town. Pool ok but kayaks could do with a bit of work. Pleasant helpful staff. Nit a resort, but a clean and easy place to stay in port vila.

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Address: Walter Lini Hwy | PO Box 1359, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Location: Vanuatu > Efate > Port Vila
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Fatumaru Lodge 3*
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Waterfront boutique hotel offering spacious and comfortable self-contained apartments with a panoramic view on Port-Vila Bay. Decorated with Melanesian craft each room is different. Swimming pool, Jaccuzzi, private beach and air conditioning. Close to town center. Ideal for family and couple. ... more   less 
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