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“Very clean, and very helpful staff”
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Kaiviti Motel
Ranked #34 of 47 Hotels in Port Vila
Reviewed November 11, 2013

I would thoroughly recommend Kaiviti Hotel. The rooms are clean and large and the place has a nice feel to it. The staff are friendly and helpful, and Ashley goes out of her way to help guests with suggestions on wonderful restaurants, getting around and what to see and do. Location is good, and Vila is very easy to get around from this point.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled on business
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Reviewed November 6, 2013

I enjoyed staying at Kaiviti. The staff was very helpful and friendly. The room was clean and safe and the Motel is walking distance to shopping and restaurants. I stayed there by myself and felt safe there. They even gave a volunteer discount for the work I was doing while I was there.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed October 31, 2013

Thanks for a great stay, the rooms although basic are spotlessly clean, and newly renovated rooms are great. The price is good in comparison to other motels in Vanuatu and is just so handy to all amenities that you need such as shopping and town. All rooms have their own cooking facilities which helps with the budget. The staff are very friendly and always approachable, and the manager always went out of her way to help if required. The pool and little restaurant are a great place to hang out in the afternoon and they have the best steak sandwich in town!

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  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled on business
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Reviewed October 29, 2013

Kaiviti Motel Thank you for a wonderful stay. The boys from Liverpool Rotary appreciated your fabulous hospitality and can only sing the praises of the staff and the gracious hostess. We wish you all the best and when we return we will certainly be staying with you

Peter

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  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled on business
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Thank Peter B
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kaivitimotel, Manager at Kaiviti Motel, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2013

Hi Peter, thank you for your feedback. It was a pleasure having you stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Best wishes for future Rotary projects – you guys do amazing work.

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Reviewed October 17, 2013

Lovely clean place to stay near the supermarket. The second floor is good for lovely sea breezes at night and we had a good view of the sea also. The pool was beautiful and refreshing after a long flight.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 6, 2013

We stayed in Port Villa for a few days before visiting the other Islands. Kaiviti was nice and close to town it took us around 10 mins to walk there at a slow pace. We especially liked the service from the manager and the staff. It is being renovated but we had no issues with noise or discomfort while we were there. When I read other people's posts I think they expected a lot more and newer facilities, to be honest we were too but overall we enjoyed our stay. If you do plan to go to Vanuatu make sure you visit the volcanoes in Tanna and the blue holes in Santos.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed August 11, 2013

If you book online and pay - be wary. We booked and paid online only to find out upon arrival that the room had been double booked. They told us that the Kaiviti is often overbooked and that guests are moved next door. They put us up at a neighboring establishment, however the room was certainly well below the standard that we had booked and paid for at Kaiviti. This also meant that we were separated from the rest of the group we were travelling with. Whilst we were offered complimentary breakfast with our group at the Kaiviti, we found it totally inconvenient. They were able to move us back with our group for the second night but still not in the room we had originally booked.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with friends
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kaivitimotel, Manager at Kaiviti Motel, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2013

Dear Paul, Thank you for taking the time to post on TripAdvisor. Kaiviti Motel does not make the practice of overbooking as indicated in your posting. Yes, there was an error with the on-line inventory on those nights and unfortunately we did not have another room that could accommodate 4 persons. As the booking was made on-line we did not know the age of the children and therefore sourced a 2 bedroom apartment at the motel next door in case the children were small. We apologise for the inconvience and will keep a better handle on the on-line inventory in the future so these sorts of issues are minimised.

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Additional Information about Kaiviti Motel

Address: PO Box 152, Lini Highway, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Location: Vanuatu > Efate > Port Vila
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #34 of 47 Hotels in Port Vila
Price Range: $118 - $167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kaiviti Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 37
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Also Known As:
Kaiviti Village Hotel
Kaiviti Motel Vanuatu/Port Vila

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