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Fatumaru Lodge

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Walter Lini Hwy | PO Box 1359, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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  • 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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Wollongong, Australia
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This accommodation is a lot more homely than other resorts, The rooms are very spacious and well decorated. We had friends visit that were staying in more expensive digs and commented on how much nicer our lodge was. There is a shop across the road, you are far enough out of town to miss the noise yet close enough to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff is so friendly and so very nice!! The rooms are beautiful and comfortable!! They have everything you need. The location is great. Close to the airport and town. The guests have access to the hotels kayaks and you can watch the sun rise on the dock.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fatumaru is on the very busy and narrow Lini Hwy. One must walk alongside the Hwy, or catch a bus, to eat, or cook oneself as the Lodge does not have any food available other than breakfast. It can wear a bit thin. The views and accommodation are nice though rather public. Noise can be a problem and I recommend... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very chill spot that is perfect location on a beautiful lagoon. Support Vanuatu and come stay here! Staff are very friendly, self-contained apartments are basic but fine. I would say that a comfortable chair would not go amiss in the room, and the wifi is pretty poor.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 9 nights and found the staff, location and our unit all perfect. Its very peaceful and quiet with own private beach. Ideal for kayaking and paddle boarding both provided free. Very easy to walk or bus to town Will stay here again..

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just had 5 nights at Fatumaru Lodge and we absolutely loved it! The location is perfect - not in the touristy part of Vila but an easy walk to everything. Our room was almost on the water with doors that completely open to feel like you are outdoors while inside. The staff are perfect - friendly without being in... More 

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

Dear David, Greetings to you from Fatumaru Lodge staffs. :) Thank you for the wonderful lovely comments. It has been our great pleasure to have you stayed with us. Hope to see you again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

for the first time at this lodge, I do not regret my choice. Thank you for your kindness and professionalism. Very good breakfast with local products like coffee and fruit. Good bed, studio with all the comfort you besoin.Je come back next time without problems

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

Dear Frank, Thank you for the lovely comments. Yay! we are happy to know that you have enjoyed our NEW local fruits after the PAM, and the famous awesome Tanna coffee we served every morning at breakfast. I know its been a very short holiday, but we hope to see you again for a much longer holiday so you could... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We first went to Fatumaru Lodge in 2007 as a couple and loved it so much we returned with our two kids in 2014. We enjoyed staying in the beachfront accommodation most, as the view and sunsets are most spectacular. The family apartments are perfect if you come as a group and even have an outdoors kitchen and terrace. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great stay here, clean and comfortable rooms, friendly staff, amazing views, quiet spot. Easy 10-15 min walk to town or $1.50 bus ride. Free use of kayaks and paddle boards was great. Highly recommend!!

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

Dear Maree, Greetings to your family from Fatumaru Lodge and thank you for staying with us. Looking forward to see you again next time. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Rooms are wonderful, very clean - serviced daily. Bathroom a bit tired but clean. View fabulous. Nice easy walk to town or cheap (300vt) bus trip. Very peaceful. Away from the traffic noise. Staff were very helpful and polite.

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