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Traveller's Budget Motel

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Valla, Australia
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Easy walk to town, bars, restaurants and cinema. (As apposed to most places that are a drive to get to anywhere else.) Rooms basic, but clean, comfortable and quiet. It is not a luxury hotel, but has everything you need with lashings of personailty. EXCELLENT value. The best thing about the place - Jack, Janelle and all the staff. So...

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place for everyone especially backpackers. Friendly and nice people there who are able to do whatever you have on your mind. If you're thinking about Vanuatu you've just found your place. Swimming pool and a feeling of safety is also nice. All the workers there are very nice and helpful with discovering Vanuatu. Don't hesitate to ask them whatever...

Thank Míša P
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Stayed 3 nights here in TBM, even before I arrived, Jack and Janelle provided me lots of helps and suggestions, especially on booking the volcano tour. Unfortunately the tour got cancelled when I arrived, I was really disappointed because the volcano is the reason I choose to visit Vanuatu at first place. Fortunately, Jack was there helping me to get...

2Thank diszyd
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

The owners are truly lovely ! Always helpful and keen to give you good advices, if you need to book something, no worries just ask them. The staff is perfect, accommodation clean, WiFi very fast, close to the town. The place to stay in Port Vila :)

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Kyabram, Australia
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Loved coming here. Was here last year as well and can't fault it. Price is reasonable. Owners were so helpful and friendly and definitely will recommend to friends. So close to town Great outdoor kitchen and loved the swimming pool

Thank Sue N
Reviewed 27 November 2016

From the moment you walk into Travellers Budget Motel you’re among friends. Owner Jack introduces you to fellow travellers, and invites you to spend your time in his nakamal, where you can have breakfast, dinner, drinks, chat, interspersed with a swim. Plus he’s a mine of information and will help organise anything you want to do in Vanuatu. The rooms,...

Thank Hilary C
Janelle C, Owner at Traveller's Budget Motel, responded to this review

From all the team at TBM we thank you Hilary for the kind words. We hope that your memories of our Paradise remain for a long time.

Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Travellers is a beautiful place, the community of staff are caring. The food they provide is good and they are in a private place. Good for big groups and for small groups. The pool is great in the heat of the afternoon.

Thank Cassandra S
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Very clean. Everything you need under one roof - including excellent and cheap food. Very good location - close to Vila shops and restaurants and there's a kava bar around the corner. Janelle sits with you and helps you with advice and information concerning all of the logistics you need for a rich and meaningful experience in Vanuatu.

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Wow! Where do I start...!? Absolutely too much to articulate accordingly to justify just how happy I am with TBM. The owners, Jack & Janelle are wonderful - they possess extensive knowledge of all tours, travel tips etc. and so friendly you feel like part of an extended family. Nothing is too much trouble at all. Pool was beautiful, areas...

Thank Sammy R
Janelle C, Owner at Traveller's Budget Motel, responded to this review

On behalf of the TBM Team thank you for the wonderful review. We certainly enjoyed your company whilst at the motel. Jack & Janelle

Reviewed 15 September 2016

The first thing a Traveler often judges accommodation by is the greeting received upon arrival. One would be hard pressed to find a more gracious or warm welcome than that given by Jack and Janelle at the Travellers. Nothing is too much trouble to help you with and everything that could possibly be needed for your stay, in in your...

1Thank Anne M
Janelle C, Owner at Traveller's Budget Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review. We are having a combined BBQ lunch and staff meeting today and we will be reading out all of the reviews received since our last monthly meeting. From all the team at TBM safe travels and again thank you. Jack & Janelle and the TBM Team.

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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Traveller's Budget Motel is Port Vila's best value for money accommodation. Despite our budget category, the owner-managers have meticulously attended to every detail inside and out, to ensure your stay is relaxing and comfortable. The difference is apparent as soon as you step foot onto the property. The gardens are beautifully landscaped, rooms are tastefully decorated and well lit, showers are clean, sheets are crisp and rooms serviced daily. We believe everyone who visits Vanuatu is entitled to five-star hospitality. All our double rooms have cold remote controlled air-conditioning as well as ceiling fans, en-suite with shower, kitchenette, bar fridge, microwave and free +45 channel Sat TV. Each room has free data and wireless internet connection. An outside nakamal with full cooking facilities overlooks a sparkling blue 8.5 Metre pool. This is a relaxing place to sit and read. Located just 10 minutes walk from the shopping and restaurant precinct of Port Vila, the beautiful lagoons, beaches and attractions are either a short walk or drive away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Traveller's Budget Motel

Address: Avenue Du Stade, PO Box 3164, Port Vila, Efate +678, Vanuatu
Region: Vanuatu > Efate > Port Vila
Price Range: £46 - £68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Traveller's Budget Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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Traveller's Budget Motel Vanuatu/Port Vila
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Port Vila
#3 Business Hotel in Port Vila
#5 Family Hotel in Port Vila
#5 Romantic Hotel in Port Vila
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“The dorm room is great value”
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“All rooms surround the little pool and I believe are similar”
R1086KIannem, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't make any tour plans in advance, just talk to Jack when you arrive.”
691krisl, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Any, you get much more than you pay for.”
edwardfreeman, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Make the most of the kitchen.”
rohanm437, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
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