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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is great a short stroll into town. Rooms are very clean and comfortable. Service and staff friendly helpful and very welcoming. Movie night once a week, great breakfast everyday, new menus to choose for meals and compliments to the chef thai beef salad wow! kayak and paddleboards to hire, amazing pool and lovely outdoor area to watch the... More 

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Kaikoura, New Zealand
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here 8 nights and loved it, the location is amazing and staff are definatley the highlight, they are so lovely and helpful. Rooms cleaned everyday and one of the nicest bar/restaurants in the area. Have had to knock 1 mark off just as we didnt sleep to well a few nights as there was a rather loud club... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Moorings is beautiful with friendly staff and a great location. Love hiring out a paddle board and heading straight out from the resort and the view, especially at sunset out by the water with a nice juice is the perfect way to end the day! Nice and close to town, easily able to walk but with a quiet and relaxing... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As others have said Moorings has a fantastic location on the waters edge and on the way into the main area of Port Vila from the airport. It's an easy flat walk into town and when the new beachfront park is completed will be lovely. There is a good open air restaurant at the hotel plus pizza, Chinese, Thai close... More 

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Thank jaybee1965
Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Hotel, responded to this review

Dear jaybee1965, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your experience with us at Moorings Hotel. Very pleased to read that you enjoyed your time with us! As you have literally pointed it all out, I guess there's not much space for me to comment! Glad you appreciated all the efforts we make, despite the small inconveniences... More 

Whakatane, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed a night at The Moorings, our 8th time to Vanuatu. Normally we stay at the 4 + star resorts here. For a Hotel of this rating it far exceeded our expectations. We stayed at another Hotel of the same rating ..NO comparison ..new TV with news and movies. Free movie night on top screen and a 5 minute... More 

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Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Hotel, responded to this review

Dear colin m, Thank you very much for your kind review. Delighted to hear you enjoyed your experience at the new Moorings Hotel, and very pleased to see the improvements meeting your satisfaction! It's not often we get our Movie Night mentioned, appreciate that. Tonight, Wednesday, we are showing "Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice". Should be exciting for the... More 

Port Vila, Vanuatu
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and my friends come here regularly to dine. The food is always great value for money, tasty and with new specials every week. We love sitting out on the waterfront deck under the newly purchased umbrellas. Staff are very attentive, friendly and professional. Great to see an effort to ongoing improvements being made. Look forward to trying out the... More 

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Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Hotel, responded to this review

Dear amyQ1934BT, Thank you for having taken the time to review your experience with us at Moorings Hotel. We are very pleased to hear you have been enjoying your dining! We take great care to bring you the most relaxing waterfront settings and original specials each and every week. The staff will be very happy to hear of your kind... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff at Moorings are very helpful and friendly. From suggesting places for food, to helping price up day trips to tourist destinations they were wonderful. The views from the restaurant and pool/bar area are amazing at all times of the day. Well priced, would recommend to my friends. :)

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Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Hotel, responded to this review

Dear tyaelorth, Thank you for your review. Very pleased to hear your enjoyed your experience with us at Moorings Hotel! We'd be overjoyed to welcome your friends, and yourself, in any near future holiday. Wishing you all the best! Tropical regards, Moorings Management & Staff More 

Suva, Fiji
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a lovely place to stay for 2 weeks. We found we were far enough out of town for it to be quieter than right in town. Service was fantastic. Drinks were cold and the Tusker card was a real saver. All staff were courteous and attentive. We loved the free breakfast each morning, the selecting was very good.

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Thank Ros N
Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ros N, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are delighted to read you enjoyed your experience at Moorings Hotel. We hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you back sometime in the future. Tropical regards, Moorings Management & Staff More 

Burleigh Heads, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Moorings for 2 nights and were very happy with our choice. Even though the room we chose was a little on the small side it was very clean and the bed was comfortable. The staff are so friendly and the restaurant food was amazing. We don't normally eat at the hotels except for breakfast but glad... More 

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Thank JoJoSurfersParadise
Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JojoSurfersParadise, Thank you very much for taking the time to place a review. Very pleased to read your enjoyed your stay at Moorings Hotel! Our rooms are indeed small, that being said they are all like that. Such is the way the original founders built the hotel back in 2007. Thank you for your kind comments about Chef Evanne.... More 

Gold Coast
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small resort with only a short walk to the centre of Port Vila. Lots of buses and taxi's passing the front entrance if you need to venture further. Airconditioned with a ceiling fan also. Small rooms, with everything you need. My only criticism is there is not enough shelf space and no drawers to put your clothes away. Enough hanging... More 

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Yorick N, General Manager at Moorings Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Salperry, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay with us at Moorings Hotel. We are very pleased to read that your experience was to your satisfaction for the most part. I'm sorry you felt the storage was insufficient. We have spent millions having beautiful custom made wardrobes built to our room specifications, and we... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Moorings Hotel is Port Vila's latest Hotel accommodation offering to the tourist market on the harbour, with amazing views, all ensuite rooms, infinity pool, restaurant & bar, and more! With a gorgeous harbourfront location and only 5 minutes walk to town, The Moorings is the perfect spot to relax in tropical paradise! Moorings comprises 26 air conditioned rooms 8 of which are absolute harbourfront and 18 opening onto balconies or the pool deck. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Moorings Hotel

Address: Lini Highway | P.O. Box 1404, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
Location: Vanuatu > Efate > Port Vila
Price Range: $62 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Moorings Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Moorings Hotel Port Vila
Moorings Hotel Vanuatu/Port Vila
Hotel Style:
#4 Best Value Hotel in Port Vila
#10 Spa Hotel in Port Vila
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