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Moorings Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Lini Highway | Efate Island, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Ranked #33 of 43 hotels in Port Vila
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with my husband in March 2014, and found that this place has some pros and cons worth mentioning. Pros: Very convenient location, easy to get to and from the airport and the town centre. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We had to shift to a different motel due to Moorings being overbooked, so they provided... More

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Paris, France
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

At first I saw the pictures on the inernet and started to think what a beautiful place! 99$aud a night for this? ok I'm in! And I booked my room online. They charged my credit card a month before I arrive! The entire 99$! i contacted them by email and they told me it is normal, so I contacted the... More

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Southern Highlands
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42 reviews 42 reviews
20 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having stayed here four years ago, we returned but to find it not up to the previous standard. Our room was quite a nice one near the waterfront but had a few maintenance issues like a continually flushing toilet. Having said that, when we told management that our television didn't work, they tried to fix it and then offered to... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maybe it was because it was a Friday but the music, which started at 5.00pm at the restaurant and continued in the neighbouring nightclub till 4.00 am was too much, we cancelled our next night. The room was OK and clean and comfortable but the music made for the worst hotel night we had ever experienced.

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for the first two nights of our Vanuatu holiday and wasn't impressed. Our room was small, dark and claustrophobic. The windows were tiny and had heavy shutters. The place was very quiet during our stay, and there seemed to be more staff than guests. Thankfully didn't experience any noise from the night club. Food was very basic and... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Moorings is not shiny and 'schmick' but it is comfortable and reasonably priced. Our room was clean, with a bathroom, tea and coffee, TV, air conditioning and a small bar fridge. Free wifi was a bonus but it did drop in and out a bit. Our room opened onto pool area which was lovely and the hotel is on... More

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Cairns, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They played a "best of the 90s" cd on repeat, all day long and into the night. Very loudly too. We could hear it in our room. Not relaxing and we wanted to watch a movie one night but the music was too loud. Most uncomfortable bed and pillow. Rooms are small and uncomfortable and not clean. Restaurant, awful. Breakfast... More

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Melbourne, Australia
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Good location, very handy to town for shopping on foot. Rooms fairly small, generally clean but there was mould on some of the furniture. The bed rose in the middle so it felt like we were falling out all night. The noise from the night club was expected and should be taken into account when staying here. As well as... More

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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

For us, apart from the free upgrade and reasonable service, everything else was not impressive. Rooms were congested and room service was OK. The continental breakfast was worst. The restaurant in hotel has not much menu to choose. Beds were not good.

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Suva, Fiji
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

The Moorings Hotel offers clean and modern rooms at an affordable rate. The room was a bit small for two people (the King bed took up most of the space, would have been more comfortable with a queen or double bed). The room was air conditioned and had a small balcony with views of the water. The room was dark... More

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Address: Lini Highway | Efate Island, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
Location: Vanuatu > Efate > Port Vila
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Moorings Hotel 3*
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#16 On the Beach Hotel in Port Vila
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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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