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Fatumaru Lodge

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Walter Lini Hwy | PO Box 1359, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cooktown
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53 reviews 53 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Reading the glowing reviews I booked in here. The bed and linen and view were the best things going for this place. The service average. The security gate being closed at night was inconvenient when the keypad was out of order and I had to wake security. A few minor housekeeping problems too. There are better places to stay with... More 

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pascal0164, Front Office Manager at Fatumaru Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are sorry that our keypad was out of order that one particular night, All the electricity system was destroyed during the cyclone and took us more than a month to repair everything. The keypad was fixed and working well now. April was our recovery month after the cyclone PAM, this has been a very... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very welcoming. Amazing sea front studio with great view and bed! Nicely furnished (with tea and Tanna coffee and anti-mosquito spiral complimentary ;-) Nice pool and beach but swimming not so easy. All we missed was a bar but easy to get to town...

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pascal0164, Front Office Manager at Fatumaru Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Camille, Greetings to you and thank you for your lovely comments. We recommend all our guest to walk or paddle to Au Faré restaurant & bar which is an amazing place to have a drink (see photos on our facebook page) Look forward to see you again in Vanuatu. More 

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The hotel was quiet, restful and central to where I needed to conduct business. I was not able to enjoy all the facilities however I found the staff very friendly and attentive. I hope you wheathered the recent8 cyclone Fatumaru Lodge. Felecia D

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pascal0164, Front Office Manager at Fatumaru Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Felecia, Thank you for your wonderful comments. Great news is our flowers and plants have grown back beautifully and our jetty is already under reconstruction and should be finish in a week time. Guest will soon be able to fish from the Jetty again. Hope you come back again for holiday with your family so you could enjoy our... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

When you find somewhere as awesome as Fatumaru Lodge, you want to keep it a secret! We loved how quiet, relaxing, and convenient it is to town, around a ten minute walk (but why walk when you can get a ride for 150 vt per person). Close enough to town but far enough away from any noise and traffic. There's... More 

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pascal0164, Front Office Manager at Fatumaru Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for your amazing comments. Hope to have you stay with us again in future.  More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This hotel is fantastic, right on the water close to town, self contained air-conditioned units, good size safe, great price, very friendly and helpful staff. cant say enough good things about this hotel, I you are weighing up hotels go with Fatumaru Lodge you will not be disappointed.

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pascal0164, Front Office Manager at Fatumaru Lodge, responded to this review

Dear John, Thank you for your good comments. We are happy that you have enjoyed your stay in our waterfront units and hope to see you again. More 

Brisbane
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This property had so many things that combined to make it such a pleasant stay. Not only is it located within easy walking distance to town and restaurants it was built on a former orchard site and the owners have kept many of the fruit trees to great effect. The pool,b/que, breakfast area shaded nicely and quite inviting. Also the... More 

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pascal0164, Front Office Manager at Fatumaru Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for beautiful comments. We are happy to announce that our fruit trees are growing back and hopefully we will have some fruits soon. We have only 5 English channels and 4 French channels, however we provide DVDs at the pool area free of charge for guest’s use. Hope to see you again More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

This place is something to be seen! Stunning views right from your balcony where if on the ground floor can jump right from your balcony to the sand & Lagoon, fantastic location- only a 10 minute walk to town! A great Chinese restaurant behind the hotel & a short walk to Au Fare French restaurant which has stunning views, live... More 

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Kailua, Hawaii
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198 reviews 198 reviews
42 hotel reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I was only here overnight and came in late. The lodge was kind enough to accommodate my late arrival by having security meet me with my key. The place was beautiful! It was a great price. My bednet did have some holes, but I wasn't bitten by any mosquitoes during my stay. There was AC and hot water. When you... More 

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Brisbane
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

After doing our research on Fatumaru Lodge we booked 1 week of our 3 weeks there. But when we got there we loved the place so much that we extended our booking for our entire stay. The rooms are clean and they are selfcontained. The first 2 weeks we stayed on the southern upstairs room on the south side building.... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We lived nearby Fatumaru Lodge 8 years ago so we loved staying here during an impromptu visit last week. Drinking coffee on the balcony watching the local children playing or taking one of the kayaks for a spin along the waterfront, its hard to fathom you are so central. What a haven - so thoughtfully done. Thanks Patricia and Pascal... More 

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