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“Holiday Vanuatu” 5 of 5 stars
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Fatumaru Lodge
Ranked #11 of 47 Hotels in Port Vila
Certificate of Excellence
Zilina, Slovakia
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Holiday Vanuatu”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We had 10 days in beautiful Vanuatu staying at the Fatumaru Lodge. Comfortable, clean, A/C accommodation with lovely staff who could not do enough for us, accommodation is close to town and the airport. I would definitely recommend this Fatumaru Lodge, full European standards for good price.

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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
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sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We stayed just one night and regret we couldn't stay longer. Staff was very helpful and friendly, good breakfast, nice little bay, close to town and airport, quiet, can kayak or stand up paddle:) We stayed at Emoa - spacious room very tastefully furnished, good size balcony; couldn't recommend it enough:) Oh we went to a newly opened restaurant 5 min walk from the lodge Au Fare, beautiful restaurant on the bay, really good food and excellent service!

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We had 7 lovely days in beautiful Vanuatu staying at the Fatamaru Lodge. It is a small resort on the bay. Comfortable,clean accommodation with lovely staff who could not do enough for us, thank you to Stella, Sabrina, Mary, Julie and all the staff.
Fatamaru is close to town and the airport, made it really easy to get around and the resort cat even brought us a mouse to say thank you for feeding him.
I would definitely recommend this resort to couples and families.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We only had a short stay at Fatumaru Lodge as we chose it for its proximity to the airport while on route to Tanna Island. Our dealings with the staff on booking were fantastic, especially when our flight was cancelled from Sydney and we had to make last minute rearrangements.

We stayed in a sea front studio with big bifold doors opening up to a stunning view. First thing in the morning I jumped on a SU paddle board and had a lovely wander around the bay.

It's very quiet being off the road and only a small resort with personal service. The walk into town is about 10 to 15 minutes or a quick bus ride. Highly recommended as good value for money.

Room Tip: Seafront studios are excellent. We were downstairs, the view is stunning.
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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Camden, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Lovely room, clean, comfortable. Good air conditioner. Free wifi which worked well. Bathroom door gave us a good laugh however. Love that the resort is on the main road, but lovely and quiet. Nice pool, lovely sunsets over the bay. Would happily stay here again. Great accommodation for a family.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We had a great stay at Fatumaru Lodge. The room was clean and comfortable and was situated right on the water's edge so the view of the bay whilst relaxing on the balcony was fantastic. Being just outside of the town meant it was still close to the centre of town but you avoided the noise. The staff were extremely accommodating and happy to assist in organising activities/transport as we requested. We also enjoyed using the kayaks free of charge and kayaking around the bay. The pool was great to relax in after a day out. Would definitely stay there again on our next visit!

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Thankyou Fatumaru Lodge for great service, in a great location. Rooms were really nice, cleaned daily without fail. Our two boys Really enjoyed playing in the pool and down by the waterfront.
The BBQ by the pool for guest use is awesome was great to buy some fantastic vanuatu beef and cook it up ourselves. Over all fantastically successful family holiday and we will be back.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
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Additional Information about Fatumaru Lodge

Property: Fatumaru Lodge
Address: Walter Lini Hwy | PO Box 1359, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Location: Vanuatu > Efate > Port Vila
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#9 Romantic Hotel in Port Vila
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Port Vila
#10 Family Hotel in Port Vila
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Fatumaru Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Waterfront boutique hotel offering spacious and comfortable self-contained apartments with a panoramic view on Port-Vila Bay. Decorated with Melanesian craft each room is different. Swimming pool, Jaccuzzi, private beach and air conditioning. Close to town center. Ideal for family and couple. ... more   less 
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