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Moorings Hotel

Lini Highway | P.O. Box 1404, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Ranked #30 of 46 Hotels in Port Vila
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our party of 20 are here for 10 days and we have 4 days left on our holiday this Hotel and its facilities are excellent considering the aftermath of Cyclone Pam it is like brand new now and in a waterfront great central location great food and the rooms are like new it's staff are friendly and obliging in every... More 

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Port Vila, Vanuatu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

They just got a new chef so move fast. I stayed there when I arrived here and negotiated a good deal. The manager is young and extremely professional and friendly. The staff made me feel at home and this is so important when you are away from home for such long periods. I go there regularly and take my team... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Just getting this settled after the cyclone. Good service, rooms clean and staff nice and helpful. Wifi slow but works, breakfast fine. All in all and considering the cyclone, good staf with all the basics we needed.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Had a great stay over some 4 days. A budget hotel would best describe the hotel. We had a waterfront unit. And what a view it is every day and night. The bed was two singles pushed together and you could feel the join. Needs a better cover. But we still slept fine. The pillows were very flat so we... More 

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brisbane
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Stayed 4 nights in the Moorings, staff very friendly. Buffet breakfast is plentifull with juice, toast, cereal, fruit etc.Dinner first night was very nice, but bar staff a bit unorganised with paying cash for drinks, there is obvisouly no till behind bar, and struggle with cash. The rooms are nice but no reading lights or valuables safe and not good... More 

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

Dear norman r, Thank you kindly for taking the time to review your stay at Moorings Hotel. We are indeed in the opening phase of our new bar which explains the absence of a computer and till however the technicians are actively working on that and we expect that to be back within 1 week from now. Safes are also... More 

Noumea, New Caledonia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Before I arrived I contacted the hotel to arrange an airport trf, I was told probably easier to just get a taxi at airport. Not ideal for me as I was traveling alone and arrived after dark. However was easy enough. When I arrived at hotel the reception was shut with no bell or anything so I dragged my suitcase... More 

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

Dear Chellenc, Thank you for reviewing your stay at Moorings Hotel. Sincere apologies for the lack of transfer service, I will endeavour to investigate further. I am however pleased to hear your taxi was to standard as are all of the Taxi Association's vehicles. Our reception does indeed shut at 19:00 as is advertised on all booking platforms. Your booking... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Was there 3 weeks after cyclone pam, and the hotel was up and running well! Basic rooms, a little small, nice pool overlooking the water, and easy access into town. The waffles at breakfast were good too!

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

Dear DKBNZTRAVELLER, Thank you for reviewing your stay at Moorings Hotel. We are pleased to read that you have enjoyed your time with us and wish you a very pleasant 2015. Kind regards, More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Have just returned from Vanuatu and stayed at the Moorings Hotel during our time. The location is excellent with only a 5-10 minute walk into town. The view at sunset is amazing - great to sit on the decking with a glass of wine and watch the sun go down. Considering that we went 4 weeks after Cyclone Pam, all... More 

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

Dear heather136, Thank you kindly for taking the time to review your stay at Moorings Hotel. We are very pleased to read that you have enjoyed your time with us and we hope to have the pleasure of your return visit sometime in the future. Wishing you a very prosperous 2015. Kind regards, More 

Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This was my eighth visit to Port Vila, and third to Moorings, so I knew what I wanted for this part of my stay. I chose Moorings for it's value, proximity to town (and my favourite bar, The Anchor Inn) and for having stunning water views. Firstly, I got an exceptional last minute deal for a harbour view room and... More 

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

Dear kerryandjake, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Moorings Hotel. I have had a chat with our ownership only this morning and they will endeavour to review all of our bedding in order to address recent feedback on firmness. This will also included the purchase of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

The hotel is ideally situated 5 minutes walk to the center of port villa and within easy reach of the airport, it sits right on the glistening waters edge surrounded by well maintained tropical gardens and has a small but beautiful pool, staff are friendly and attentive however the rooms are very basic and not comfortable, the walls need repainted... More 

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

Dear Rachael A, Thank you kindly for your review. We are pleased that you had chosen to stay at Moorings Hotel and we shall endeavour to improve on all of your observations. As a matter of fact, all rooms are now being equipped with brand new wardrobes, all TVs being upgraded where necessary, we are currently working on in-room wall... More 

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