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Seachange Lodge

Captain Cook Avenue, 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Neat, clean, tidy and set in beautiful tranquil surroundings - but the brilliance of this accommodation lies in the hospitality of owners Ian and receptionist Mona, who went out of their way time and again to make us feel comfortable and at ease on this, our first stay in Vanuatu. Nothing was too much trouble for Ian and Mona. From... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my partner stayed last week, first of all we met Ian at the airport and since there were so many people staying and not enough spaces in the 4x4 instead of Ian making us wait he got us a taxi and paid for the journey even though it was only a ten minute drive, we would have waited... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Seaside Chalet and were impressed from the moment we arrived. Lovely flowers on the bed and what a view. The host (Ian) was sensational, very friendly and helpful with explaining everything that we asked. He organised a hire car at a great rate, they even came and collected us. We could not have asked for more,... More

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Cairns
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

My beat friend, her brother and I stayed here whilst visiting Vanuatu for a friends wedding. Ian met us at the airport, with a warm smile and firm handshake to take us to Seachange Lodge. Although we hadn't organised for pick-up we were pleasantly surprised that he came to greet us. After a short and informative drive about Vanuatu (by... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I stayed at the beginning and the end of my trip to Vanuatu at the sea change. Ian is a great host and he makes sure you have everything what you need. He helped me to organize trips, I got to eat fruits from the nice garden and I went kayaking from his place. I can highly recommend this place... More

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We have recently returned from a wonderful week in our waterfront chalet. It's such a lovely location right on the lagoon, out of the centre of Port Vila but only a 15 minute walk to town or less to shops/supermarket, local food stalls, local village and Kava bars. The chalet has all you need to self cater (just no oven)... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

Just got back from a couple week stay at the Seachange Lodge. I have been to Port Vila six times in the last 10 years and have stayed in many hotels over the years. The Seachange Lodge was by far the best hotel I have ever stayed in there. The new owner Ian is an impeccable host and will bend... More

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New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Once again our waterside chalet was wonderful. The new owner, Ian was extremely helpful and obliging. A very good base near Port Vila if you don't want to stay in a larger resort. Easy walk (15 minutes) or bus ride every few minutes to town, supermarkets and bakery very close. Great fun to use the little motorised dinghy to explore... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Ian was a great host and the units were great value for money spacious and very clean. I arrived at midnight and Ian picked me up and could not do enough to help. The lagoon villa was great - quiet and has a great outlook over the water.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I got intouch with ian before arriving to port vila as i planned to propose to my girlfriend there, he was more than helpfull. First off he met us at the airport and when we arrived at the lodge he had upgraded us to the waterside chalet for the whole week. Along with the constant help he provided over the... More

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Address: Captain Cook Avenue, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
Location: Vanuatu > Efate > Port Vila
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A truly special place for special people, with an ambience you can't buy. Six units tucked away in an exotic tropical garden. It’s like visiting a friend's house instead of being in a commercial resort. From the Waterside Chalet, to the Garden Cottage that is ideal for two couples or a family group, to the single room studios, the care to detail makes Seachange Lodge that very special place. ... more   less 
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