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Moorings Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Lini Highway | Efate Island, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Ranked #34 of 47 hotels in Port Vila
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

great location, just relax and let the world drift by. Great food and accommodation. The cocktails where fantastic especially at happy hour prices! The staff are happy and freindly and without doubt the best I have encountered in all my world travels. this just added to a wonderful relaxing experience. can't wait for my next trip. This hotel would suit... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were booked in months before our trip only to arrive after a much delayed flight for an overnighter on transit. We arrived at the hotel to find they had overbooked themselves after accepting junior national hockey teams from Australia and NZ and failed to mention until we arrived. They moved us up the road to a revolting hotel called... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We were booked in at Moorings last week for our Vanuatu holiday. Our package included Tropical Breakfast, 1/2 price Sunday Roast, 1/2 price Melanesian Feast (Wednesday), 1/2 price cocktails for the duration and 2 x 30 minute free massages. The Hotel is in a great location, within walking distance to town, Anchor Bar and markets. The Hotel was clean, and... More

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Melbourne Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Highly recommend this Hotel. Stayed mid February 2014 - It was off peak and the rate was very good - only about 4 other rooms occupied. Frances and the other staff very helpful and friendly. We would definitely stay here again. Hotel is only 5 min walk into town but far enough out to be away from the noise. Beautiful... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Boutique hotels stand out for us, we want good service and affordability. The Moorings provides an excellent base point into the city centre, we felt safe walking around at night. Most locals stop and say hello before continuing on their way. Port Vila was a nice welcome to Vanuatu. The harbour view room with the deck (two with private decks,... More

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Sydney, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Unless you are staying at a big resort, Moorings is a fantastic 'in-town' spot, with only a 5 minute walk into Vila. The rooms are clean and air-conditioned, the pool well-kept. Perfect for days spent around the pool reading and a great base camp for any other days that are filled with activities. For a place that is great value... More

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Perth, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We booked to stay at Moorings and arrived on the late flight into Vanuatu. Unfortunately our booking was not upheld because the hotel was overbooked. At 1am we were transferred to another hotel. To make matters worse we didn't get told by a receptionist and explained the issue, but instead received a letter outlining the mixup. We received a voucher... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We stayed at the Moorings hotel for 4 nights and had a room which walked out onto the beach bar area. Room was standard but comfortable but the bar contributes to a lot of noise. Do not expect to go to bed before 12 each night if you have one of these rooms. Music is played until very late and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

If you are choosing to stay here I would recommend the harbour side rooms. When we arrived I was shown to a standard room despite booking a harbour side at an extra cost. After querying this with the staff it was quickly changed. The room itself was nothing special but the huge room length window offered an unobstructed view of... More

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Gerringong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

There are many things that appeal to us about the Moorings. It is quick to get there being only a touch over three hours from sydney with only a ten minute drive from the airport to the hotel on arrival. So it's quicker than sydney to port Douglas in Queensland for example. We found the staff to be very friendly,... More

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Also Known As:
Moorings Hotel Port Vila
Moorings Hotel Vanuatu/Port Vila
Address: Lini Highway | Efate Island, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
Location: Vanuatu > Efate > Port Vila
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Port Vila
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Moorings Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Moorings Hotel is Port Vila's latest Hotel accommodation offering to the tourist market on the harbour, with amazing views, all ensuite rooms, pool & Moo's Bar & Grill, and more! With a gorgeous harbourfront location and only 5 minutes walk to town, The Moorings is the perfect spot to relax in tropical paradise! Moorings comprises 26 air conditioned rooms 8 of which are absolute harbourfront and 18 opening onto balconies or the pool deck. ... more   less 
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