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The Melanesian Port Vila

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Free Internet
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Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews oasis bar pool area cultural show cultural group string band good size three star curry night air con nice place to stay top floor close to town mini bar some tlc separate bedroom fresh fruit buffet dinner
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a shinning light in Port Villa! In Vanuatu terms, this is a 5 star restaurant and if you are in this area you must go there!! Great food from an excellent Japanese Chef at reasonable prices with professional wait staff! Spacious Italian cool restaurant...More

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

WOW! Thank you for the wonderful comments! we are very happy that you rate our restaurant to a 5 star hotel!! I will convey this comment to our fellow staff and we hope to see you again soon at Casa Mia!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ideal location in Port Vila; 5 minute walk to CBD and a wide range of restaurants and other activities. Rooms very clean (service staff excellent), and very comfortable. All staff both front desk and bar / restaurant, were most friendly and very efficient. Inclusive breakfast...More

Thank Jeff55555
Response from Hiroshark, Manager at The Melanesian Port VilaResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your positive comments! We are happy that you have enjoyed your stay with us, thank you for commenting our our friendly staff and our buffet breakfast. we hope to see again!

Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Air Vanuatu use this hotel when they cancel domestic flights - which by the reaction of the reception staff here - they do very regularly. Given 50 disgruntled passengers arrived all at once they dealt with us as quickly and efficiently as they could (you...More

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Response from Hiroshark, Manager at The Melanesian Port VilaResponded 11 October 2018

Thank you for adding a positive comment in our Trip adviser review page, indeed our front office staff have had alot practice with Layover's in the past few months and we always try to give you all a high standard service. We are happy that...More

Reviewed 30 September 2018

Melanesian Port Vila Hotel comfortable and well located. From Check in to check out there is nothing I can fault. Restaurants, Bar and other facilities including traditional entertainment very good and all staff courteous and attentive with no language issues.

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Response from Hiroshark, Manager at The Melanesian Port VilaResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you for the positive comments regarding our services at The Melanesian Hotel. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Basic room. Mattress thin and hard. Bed low to ground with wide platform all but guaranteed to crack your shins. Cheap soap, shampoo only ammenities. Sink design splashes water all over mirror and counter, towels non absorbant. Breakfast dismal. No free bottled water only mini...More

Thank bb299
Response from Hiroshark, Manager at The Melanesian Port VilaResponded 27 September 2018

We apologize for the inconvenience we may have caused regarding your stay and appreciate and take into consideration the constructive comments for our room facilities. Thank you for staying with us and we hope you can provide a comment like this in the future while...More

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Free Parking
Free Internet
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Free Parking
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Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Outdoor pool
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US$78 - US$151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#11 Spa Hotel in Port Vila
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Price range
US$78 - US$151 (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
Traveller (154)
Room & Suite (54)
Pool & Beach (29)
Dining (27)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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9 August 2017|
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Response from 524frankm524 | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of rooms that are away from the dining and pool area.
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
Room Tips
"Ground floor step out to pool area"
7 Mar 2018
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"ground floor rooms are noisier but have a great poolside vibe."
6 Feb 2018
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"I was around the back (room 22) I would avoid accommodation near the pool expecially if the Resort was full"
8 Jan 2018
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"Rooms in the 1st floor is directly connected to the pool side."
3 Dec 2017
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