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Moorings Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Lini Highway | P.O. Box 1404, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Eve C Sydney, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying this week and it's a great location, perfect for young groups of friends, the rooms have everything you need, great proximity to parties and nightlife. My friends and I really had a great time and we will definitely visit again :D

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Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Eve C, Thank you very much for your kind review. We look forward to welcoming you back to Moorings in the future and to introduce you to the many wonderful changes that we will have completed by then. Kind regards, More

Sydney
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed here on 5 occasions over the years, including Schoolies. Great location, good vibe, great food, heard more great things about Schoolies at this resort in late November! Walking distance to everything, waterfront, great pool as well as wharf area and sandy beach area right next to it

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Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for your review Dany G. We look forward to welcoming you back now that Moorings is undergoing a healthy renovation! More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a week at the moorings with my wife and two teenage children. We had two rooms which were simple but clean and adequate. The staff were very friendly and always happy to help. The resort itself however fell short of the write up. The award wining coffee could not be tasted because the coffee machine was broken, the pool... More

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Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Rowleyal, Thank you for your review. We fully agree with you, the resort has indeed seen better days. That said, renovations are moving along very fast and, after only 3 weeks, it already looks much better than September 2nd, when the resort was taken over. We do apologise for the lack of facilities, we too were disappointed with the... More

Montreal, Canada
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64 reviews 64 reviews
28 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothing special here. The rooms are pricey for what they are. There are better options in and around town less expensive and more lively. Fast food available at the restaurant. Wifi is slow and only available at the restaurant. Location is central on the harbour.

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Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Hotel, responded to this review

Dear NadiaStoti, Thank you for your review. We fully appreciate your comments and have addressed all of them. Renovations are moving along very fast and, after only 3 weeks, Moorings looks much better than September 2nd, when the resort was taken over. Our housekeeping department, now supported by our proprietor's elite team from The Melanesian, is doing a remarkable job... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Getting better by the day since the new owners took over. When we arrived, we loved the location and the hotel itself but the staff were sad and quiet and the kitchen was non existent almost. Within hours of the new owners taking over, the staff were back to their normal happy selves, plans were being made to fix all... More

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Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Hotel, responded to this review

Dear BackPackMama, Thank you very much for your kind review. The resort is certainly undergoing a wild change and we're very excited about it. Much has already been done and much is being undertaken as I share this reply. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back sometime in the near future and to share with you what... More

Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good place to stay - only 5 -10 mins walk into town in the evening to go to restaurants. The night club next door closed the night before we arrived and is not going to reopen so was quiet at night. During the day there was building work happening next door so it was noisy during the day in... More

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Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Hotel, responded to this review

Dear suu_mitchell, Thank you very much for your review. We appreciate your comments and wish to assure you that we have addressed many of your concerns, as you will see in the above replies, including a total menu revamp with high quality dining, renovations across the resort, a breakfast improvement and much more... We hope to have the pleasure of... More

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

The Moorings hotel has a great location, only a short walk to town, and located on the harbour. The staff are very friendly and helpful, the only problem is that the previous Australian owner ran the place down, and there are many problems including a sub par kitchen etc I think a previous review said that the hotel was tired,... More

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Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mark P, Thank you very much for your review. We appreciate your comments and wish to assure you that we have addressed many of your concerns as you can witness in the above replies of more recent reviews. We hope to have the pleasure of your visit once again to present to you Moorings Hotel as it will stand... More

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Address: Lini Highway | P.O. Box 1404, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
Location: Vanuatu > Efate > Port Vila
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Moorings Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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