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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Spent the night here as we had a Xmas function here aswel and because we have children didn't want to drag them out late so stayed the night...excellent customer service, we will be back again promise

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Have just returned from a 7 night stay & I could not fault the Holiday Inn. From the greeting when we arrived with little gift bags for the kids to the fire show & dinner on the beach on our last night (don't miss it!) we had an amazing stay. The staff at the resort genuinely cared about their guests...

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brisbane
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Recently stayed for a week with 4 adults and 2 children. All had a great time but boy are all the resorts quiet. Holiday Inn has a great pool for kids, good facilities but the stand out is the friendliness of the staff. Pity the prices of everything are so high at the resort. Drop your prices and maybe more...

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Toowoomba, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An enjoyable 3 night stay so that we could get our grounding before heading to Santo, a big hotel with everything you need to make you comfortable. The staff are good and very pleasant, the breakfast is massive so you don't need much for lunch.

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Matthew S, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu, responded to this review

Dear chromedomegreg, Thank you for taking the time to write, rate and review your experiences at Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu! We're glad to hear you enjoyed your three nights here at Holiday Inn Resort and on Efate, and we hope that you enjoyed your trip up to Santo! It's certainly a beautiful part of Vanuatu!! Kind Regards, Matthew Senyard Resort...

Port Vila, Vanuatu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We would like to congratulate management & staff at the Holiday Inn Resort. Our family had the pleasure of staying at your incredible establishment. We were absolutely taken back by the friendly and warm welcome we received during our stay. Each department we came across, whether it be Dining, Reception, Housekeeping, Bar, or even staff from the Activities desk.....we received...

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Matthew S, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu, responded to this review

Dear SimeNchar, Thank you for taking the time to write and share your review. We're so glad that you were able to enjoy a "staycation" at Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu and relax and unwind a little! It's always lovely to read of the fun and engaging experiences that our guests have with our team and we feel truly lucky to...

Gosford, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed recently at Holiday Inn Port Vila for six nights. It was very quiet at the resort most days and felt like our personal holiday home. Staff were the highlight of the hotel and everywhere we went they would welcome you. We had King room with resort view. room was a nice size with plenty of room to move round...

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Matthew S, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu, responded to this review

Dear garyanddonna, Thank you for taking the time to share your review of Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu! We're glad that you enjoyed your stay and hopefully you made the most of your time and were able to relax and unwind too. We look forward to welcoming you back when you next visit Vanuatu! Regards, Matthew Senyard Resort Manager

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

We had a great stay here, family of 5 with 3 girls under 11. We alternated days out sightseeing and travelling with days around the pool and resort with dinners out in Port Villa. Breakfasts were ok with the buffet and choice for the kids. The Fire show and dinner on the beach was good fun for all.... once a...

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Matthew S, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu, responded to this review

Dear Chris P, Thank you for sharing your review of Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu! It sounds like you and your family were able to make the most of your time here and explore what the island has to offer. The horse riding tours are a lot of fun and would have been a hit for your three girls as would...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Back 39 years ago I met my best friend at this hotel (back then it was the Intercontinental Island Inn), Jan and I have remained best friends ever since and have always said we MUST go back to Vila.... Now 39 years later and a hotel name change or two later, we finally returned. We found the magic of the...

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Matthew S, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu, responded to this review

Dear Ross, Thank you for taking the time to write and share such a wonderful and comprehensive review of your stay with us. It's always amazing to hear stories of friendship like the one that you and Jan shared and I am proud and so happy that this Resort and our team were able to be a part of that...

Frankston, Australia
Reviewed February 12, 2017

My wife and I spent 3 days in an over water villa at the Holiday Inn Resort in January 2017. It was truly relaxing, the room is well appointed, comfortable and clean. The room has a seperate shower room and toilet and pride of place is the spa which is in the middle of the bathroom.The spa looks out of...

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Matthew S, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu, responded to this review

Dear Dennis A, Thank you for taking the time to write and share such a comprehensive review and rating of your recent experiences with us! It's so pleasing to read that you and your wife enjoyed your time in Vanuatu and at the Resort, and that your break away was a relaxing one. The Overwater Villa's are a truly special...

Auckland
Reviewed February 8, 2017

We stayed for 5 nights during in January . We also attended NY eve celebrations at the resort, it was a perfectly organised and run! The resort is a bit far from the tawn but the taxi is not expensive. The property well looked after, very clean, staff are very helpful and friendly. The management team is also great.

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Matthew S, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu, responded to this review

Dear RitaAuckland, Thank you for taking the time to write and review us! We're glad that you had such a great time over the New Year period with us and that you enjoyed the evening! It's also great to see that you enjoyed the property and found the team welcoming and friendly! We look forward to welcoming you back on...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Overlooking the serene waters of the Erakor Lagoon, Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu is set in vibrant natural surroundings. Meaning “the land that always existed”, Vanuatu is a holiday destination made up of 83 tropical islands located northeast of New Caledonia. Immersed in cultural richness and native splendour, the islands hold crystal blue beaches, coral reefs, hot springs, exotic rainforests, and stunning waterfalls that are some of the most beautiful in the world. The Vanuatu hotel’s Erakor Ballroom and Valea meeting space provides exceptional indoor and outdoor meeting facilities, and the accommodation resort also features a unique Namele Day Spa, two luxurious outdoor holiday swimming pools, and the newly refurbished Palms Casino. The views from the rooms include lush gardens, blue lagoons, and a golf course. The hotel boasts 5 dining areas. Breakfast, buffet and à la carte dinners are served daily. There is an extensive wine list from New Zealand, Australia and France. Get to experience the perfect Vanuatu holiday with island lifestyle at Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu

Address: Tassiriki Park, PO Box 215, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu (Formerly Palms Resort and Casino Vanuatu)
Location: Vanuatu > Efate > Port Vila
Price Range: $178 - $239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu 4*
Number of rooms: 148
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu Hotel Port Vila
Port Vila Le Meridien
Le Meridien Vanuatu
Le Meridian Vanuatu
Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu Port Vila
Hotel Style:
#5 Business Hotel in Port Vila
#6 Spa Hotel in Port Vila
#8 Family Hotel in Port Vila
#8 Luxury Hotel in Port Vila
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Port Vila
#12 Romantic Hotel in Port Vila
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“we were on ground floor overlooking large pool. Since there were so few people staying here noise wasn't a problem”
 of 5 bubbles molly3, 4 days ago | Read review
“Water view rooms are always the nicer...”
 of 5 bubbles 801rossb, Feb 14, 2017 | Read review
“fantastic views”
 of 5 bubbles DennisA648, Feb 12, 2017 | Read review
“We stayed on 3rd floor, was nice and quite.”
 of 5 bubbles RitaAuckland, Feb 8, 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the water views Wing and an odd Room Number. I had 207.”
 of 5 bubbles RCG182, Feb 1, 2017 | Read review
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