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Traveller's Budget Motel

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Avenue Du Stade, PO Box 3164, Port Vila, Efate +678, 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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The first time we stayed here was as a quick stopover for an early flight but stopped back again when our flight was delayed on the way back, and we were so glad we did! Janelle and Jack treated us like family. They have a lovely common area to hang out, delicious and reasonably priced food and clean, comfortable and... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Vanuatu for a week as part of our three week trip to the Pacific Islands (well Fiji and Vanuatu anyway) and from previous reviews on trip advisor we picked Travellers Budget Motel as our base, expecting to do a lot of diving and some book reading. From arriving at the airport the transfers had been arranged no worries... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I find this review difficult because this place has positives and negatives that are hard to quantify. It's not where you go if you want a sunbathing cocktail drinking break. It is where you go if you want to meet really interesting travellers coming and going from fantastic adventures. It is the place to stay if you want to feel... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Janelle went over and above to welcome my sister to beautiful Vanuatu. Everything was just perfect. Nothing was too much trouble. Great people. Great place. Would recommend to anyone and everyone.....

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Mountain View, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jack and Janelle go all out to make you feel at home. The rooms are clean, convenient and well priced. The breakfast there is the highlight of all the groups that I've taken to Port Vila. If you don't absolutely need to stay downtown this is the place that I would go time after time

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Waikerie, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a great time staying at The Traveller's Budget Motel. Jack and Janelle were the best Hosts.. Janelle recommended the tours I took which were all really good value for money and more about the locals. Jack recommended the Restaurants I visited. Great Taste. I found the room to be of perfect size. The bed was super comfy and... More 

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Bavaria, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right now it is about one month ago since I've been to Vanuatu together with a friend. It was an amazing trip and Janelle and Jack, our hosts from the Travellers Budget Motel (TBM) in Port Vila, had a big part in our journey going so well. Here I tell you why: Our main goal was to see the vulcanos... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By far the best place to stay in Port Vila if you're a solo traveller! Great rooms that are always clean, beautiful pool, a kitchen with everything in that you could need, and a great friendly atmosphere amongst guests. Jack, the owner, was incredibly helpful and went out of his way to help me organise trips around Port Vila and... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the perfect place to be staying if you want to be in the hub of things! It is very relaxed, clean, friendly and has free wifi. Budget value- yes- but get to meet interesting people who are happy to talk tourist tales. It is set up so that you can cook for yourself or let them cater for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After the trips and tours done and dusted this was the perfect venue to end our trip and be in the best spot to explore Port Vila. Jack and his lovely wife have set up a pleasant, homely motel. The rooms are well serviced with everything you need. The motel is a hub of activity, cook your own or let... More 

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