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The Melanesian Port Vila

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“orchid room”(26 reviews)
“oasis bar”(10 reviews)
“pool area”(23 reviews)
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Family Rooms
Poolside Bar
Concierge
Business Centre
Dry Cleaning
3 Star Hotel
Only 10 min walk from the heart of Port Vila town. Reasonable rates with quiet and comfortable atmosphere. A welcoming smile, friendly hospitality and good service are part of the culture at The Melanesian. Offering a number of guest room styles which satisfy everyone's needs. Our...
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Rue de Picardi, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
7.6 miles to Bauerfield Airport
30 restaurants are within a 1 mile radius
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect for a school service trip. Rooms clean, comfortable and large. We were very busy so didn’t spend much time during day but was perfect to come back to. Staff friendly and helpful. Breakfasts were buffet style, filter coffee was nice and strong. Warmed croissant...More

Thank Natadola1944
Response from Hiroshark, Manager at The Melanesian Port VilaResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for booking your stay with The Melanesian and we are happy that you are satisfied with your stay!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in several places during the course of our trip, and The Melanesian is a good mid-range option for Port Vila. It's just slightly out of the main center of town (about a 10-15 min walk downhill). Rooms are well equipped with the basics, small...More

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Response from Hiroshark, Manager at The Melanesian Port VilaResponded 1 week ago

We thank you for the positive remarks shared here and yes our location is always one of the attractions to stay with us. We look forward to see you again on your next visit!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Resort is dated, photos are misleading. Bedding was uncomfortable. The only positives I would give are to staff who were great. Meals and drinks were good but facilities lacking. Much better options are available, with better locations.

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Thank Lex F
Response from Hiroshark, Manager at The Melanesian Port VilaResponded 2 weeks ago

We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience we may have caused during your stay and thank you adding in a positive comment regarding our staff.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The property as such is a little old. Rooms are decent and clean. The hotel offers a free breakfast buffet which is quite limited. If you are staying for more than 3 days it gets a little monotonous. The real challenge is the free Wi-Fi....More

Thank Sanjal S
Response from Hiroshark, Manager at The Melanesian Port VilaResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments and yes we are an old property but we always try to keep to a good standard to be able to accommodate our guests. Thank you for your feedback on our internet, we will notify our technicians and just for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An excellent resort catering for basic needs. Not the flashiest on the island, but very adequate for a great value holiday. Staff particularly good - reception and those at the Oasis Bar. Evening meals and shows were very good.More

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Thank BryanHart
Response from Hiroshark, Manager at The Melanesian Port VilaResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind compliments and yes we are an old and antique property on the island therefore we can easily be compared to other properties but we are always trying to make our stay a memorable and satisfying one. We look forward to...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 Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Banquet Room
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
Casino and Gambling
Details
Price range
US$96 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#11 Spa Hotel in Port Vila
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$96 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#11 Spa Hotel in Port Vila
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room & Suite (53)
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Dining (27)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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leeandc
9 August 2017|
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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
9 August 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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