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Suva, Fiji
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Espiritu is a nice clean place conveniently located in the middle of town, and on the main street. It is walking distance to the local market and also supermarkets. The staff are polite and friendly. It is quiet place and has a pool, restaurant and bar. Room rate is inclusive of continental breakfast. The hotel does offer various activities... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 3 nights on business last week and had a balcony room. Could not fault the room in any respect. Super comfortable bed, great balcony with outdoor furniture, good TV with six channels (so I had Olympics on pretty much the entire time I was in the room), great aircon, plenty of hot water, strong and fast... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is located basically in a third world country. Having said that the Managing Director Rayman has focused on the big picture at the moment. The pool area with decking is great, the roofed outdoor area is fantastic to relax in or eat your lunch and dinner there and the plant adds a great ambiance. The deluxe room we... More 

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Roma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

If you want to tour Espiritu Santo by yourself, renting a car is a necessity. Espiritu Santo provided us with a old car without air conditioning for 8000 Vanuatu dollars. The car is not nice, but it worked all right. We would have preferred to rent two scooters but the price was honestly too high (7000 each!!! No way!). A... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

I stayed for 5 nights at the Spiritu while diving the SS President Coolidge. My stay was great due to the attention of the staff, particularly Gaetan, there evening Manager, who was professional, attentive, knowledgeable and friendly. Nothing was too much for Gaetan. The room (304) had a great view of town, clean and tidy - although it would be... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Went here with a group of friends for dinner one night during our stay in Luganville. The meal and drinks were excellent. The only thing that stops this review from being 5 out of 5 was the confusion and subsequent delay with two of the orders, which meant that two of our group were only served after the rest of... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Our group had a night here. They were undertaking renovations and the rooms smelt of concrete, one room had a view of the car park and the other of the side of a building - the balcony had a view of the Chinese laundry . The bathrooms were tiny, one had the mirror over the toilet as there wasn't room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

The hotel was amazingly clean and modern. The staff were friendly and proactive toward needs. The rooms were very generously sized with a very comfortable veranda off the main area. Meals were very nicely presented and offered value for money

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

Pool, clean room (and overall grounds), comfy bed, continental breakfast included (with some choice), helpful staff, good water pressure in the shower, free WiFi. Only minor complaint was no bedside lamp - had to get out of bed to turn out the light!

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

We loved our stay at The Espiritu. The staff were always happy to help, the food was exceptional and the rooms were the cleanest in Santo! The pool area is fantastic - especially at night with the illuminated pool, fairy lisghts and mural - and on Fridays, they sometimes have live entertainment. There's a hammock out the back and a... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Espiritu is a boutique hotel and car hire business in Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu. We are conveniently located in the heart of town and is only minutes away from cafes, shops and dive operators. Here at The Espiritu, we offer modern and contemporary rooms that reflect a home away from home. We provide accommodation with rooms to suit all travelers – divers, families, couples, groups and even long term stays. Your second home has never been easier to find! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Espiritu

Address: Main Road, Luganville, Espiritu Santo P.O Box 133, Vanuatu (Formerly Apex Garden Hotel)
Location: Vanuatu > Espiritu Santo > Luganville
Price Range: $96 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Espiritu 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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Also Known As:
The Espiritu Vanuatu/Luganville
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Luganville
#4 Family Hotel in Luganville
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