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The Melanesian Port Vila

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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good55%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“orchid room”(26 reviews)
“oasis bar”(9 reviews)
“pool area”(22 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed June 1, 2016

Melanesian is an OK hotel for business purposes - not sure if I'd like to stay for longer on holiday? The rooms are excellent, clean - bathrooms are dated though. You also need to be careful which room you select as you could be next...More

Thank Steven W
Response from Hiroshark, Manager at The Melanesian Port VilaResponded July 31, 2016

Dear Steven, Thank you for being a repeated guest and the positive feedback received. You comments and feedback on slow service is forwarded to department concern. We are located close to business center and easy assist to transport to go places especially to near by...More

Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

If you are travelling on business - avoid. Expensive 'motel' like operation with fairly basic rooms, incredibly slow/frustrating service and very poor continental breakfast. Arranging transport was a major hassle. Room next to a noisy road. No lift for luggage. Wouldn't stay again.More

Thank Fiona D
Response from Hiroshark, Manager at The Melanesian Port VilaResponded July 31, 2016

Dear Fiona, Thank you for staying with us and your positive feedback received. Vanuatu restaurant around town would be priced expensive, however we try to offer specials of day and other menus to suit budgeted travelers as well. The continental buffet breakfast is inclusive in...More

Reviewed May 27, 2016

Our third time at this hotel. Mainly a business hotel we love this as most guests are out on business and we have the pool to ourselves. Great value for money in good position close to Pt Vila. Most rooms have been updated. We stayed...More

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Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Obviously still getting back on track after tropical cyclone Pam. In need of a good paint job but the rooms are well maintained and the staff are quite friendly. Weekly traditional performances are an added bonus.

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Reviewed May 19, 2016

My diving group stayed here for one night on the way home from Santo. It was perfectly fine. Most rooms look inward to the pool area. Two pools, a small shallow one for the kids and a decent chest-deep larger one. Rooms a good size,...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Business Center with Internet Access
Concierge
Banquet Room
Self-Serve Laundry
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
Casino and Gambling
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Price range
$62 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#12 Spa Hotel in Port Vila
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$62 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#12 Spa Hotel in Port Vila
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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leeandc
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Response from Frank M | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of rooms that are away from the dining and pool area.
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leeandc
August 9, 2017|
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Response from ChicagoMarc | Reviewed this property |
The dining area is at one end of the pool, and the bar (occasionally with music) is sort of towards the other. You can opt not to look at the pool at all and get an room closer to the casino, on the driveway that leads to... More
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"Ground floor step out to pool area"
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"ground floor rooms are noisier but have a great poolside vibe."
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"I was around the back (room 22) I would avoid accommodation near the pool expecially if the Resort was full"
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"Rooms in the 1st floor is directly connected to the pool side."
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