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Drehu Village

3.0 of 5 Cabin/Campground   |   PO BOX 265 98820 We, 98820, New Caledonia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014 via mobile

A very honest establishment, with the unique combination of Melanesian and French culture. The restaraurant service was rather slow in the evening and the guide for our South Island tour was very demotivated but the locals were very friendly although very shy. Really enjoyed our stay overall!

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The beach is simply fantastic. That is why this hotel gets four-stars. The staff is friendly but not always very helpful. The rooms, as others have described, do not have a lot of natural light - however, I beg to differ that there is little intimacy. We did not find this to be the case. The village is on top... More

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buenos aires
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12 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

The hotel is a true 3 star hotel. Rooms are OK, kind of small and with no much air, natural light. They do have (beach view) beach acces but to the grass area and then the sand. They are very next one to the other so little intimacy. The beach is really nice but it is next to the village,... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

A very nice resort. The beach is right outside of our bungalow. Well maintained facilities. The restaurant serves delicious meals, although bookings are necessary and need to be made a couple hours before the meal. It's best to rent a car to check out the rest of the island. However, we got by okay by hitchhiking. Also, organize with the... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Really nice location, our bungalow was right on the beach. The staff were really nice and helpful, even though we didn't speak much French. The restaurant was quite good, not much choice for vegetarians though. The rooms were a bit run down - our shower was a bit dodgy.

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Noumea, New Caledonia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013 via mobile

The bungalows right on the beach are large, well appointed and have beautiful bay views. There were a few minor things that could be fixed in the room (Room one - glass shower door for example) but overall it was very good. Stayed three nights and ate in the restaurant twice - the food was good but the 'pave de... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

Is an OK resort on one of the best beaches in Lifou Is. The bungalows are pretty basic but clean and the restaurant is OK too. The only dive shop on the island (Safari Dive) is not close by which means you need means of transportation to get there. The dive shop is just a shack (basically a freight container... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

we recently stayed four nights at Drehu village. we found the staff very friendly and helpful, we tried out our french and that seemed to work, it was a fun experience. make sure though you book a car so you can drive around the island and find some other places for dinner., we will come back.

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Katoomba, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Lifou is a 40 minute flight from Noumea. We stayed at Drehu Village for 6 nights over Christmas. We were met at airport in an unmarked, fairly old van. Check-in wasn't particularly welcoming and there was some dispute over a 'compulsory' (not the case as it transpired) payment of a special Christmas Eve dinner, which we had in fact pre-paid.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Good location. Gorgeous island. Very nice rooms. We just felt that as non french speakers we were treated with contempt by some of the staff. This was especially true on the tour. Dont do a tour just hire a car and do your own with a guide book. The menu at the restuarant is all in french too so get... More

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Address: PO BOX 265 98820 We, 98820, New Caledonia
Location: New Caledonia > Loyalty Islands > Lifou
Hotel Class:3 star — Drehu Village 3*
Also Known As:
Drehu Village Hotel Lifou

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