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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2013

We stayed at the Santo Hotel for 2 nights May 15th and 16th, 2013 and were glad we chose it. It has a bit of a colonial era feel and probably dates back to then for sure, but that isn't a negative. We stayed upstairs and had aircon which we needed as there'd been quite a bit of rain and... More 

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London, England
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Reviewed 19 April 2013 via mobile

Restaurant smelled a bit funny inside, so we ate outside. Fish and chips was perfect! An absolute gem of a find! Found hotel SAnto on our last day but had we found it any sooner, would've gone back for fish n chips again and again! Very well priced too (lunch). Good place for lunch if you're diving with Allan Power... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 27 March 2013

We were in Santo on business and due to a delay had to stay one night. Paid approx 130 AUD. Basic hotel, in the center of Luganville. Rooms and ensuite bathroom clean, no frills, dark decor. 1 towel but good selection of shampoos and even toothpaste/toothbrush which you don't get in most mid-ranges. Rooms have basic furnishings, no TV. Some... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 18 March 2013

We stayed 3 nights at Hotel Santo in the ground floor rooms in September 12 and moved here at the last minute at we did not like the hotel we had initially booked. The location in the middle of Lugganville is convenient. The garden and the swimming pools are very pleasant, although the swimming pool could have been cleaned better.... More 

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Kununurra, Australia
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Reviewed 8 February 2013

We arrived in Luganville with 4 days to spare and no booking. The Lonely Planet suggested Hotel Santo as the best pick, so we took a punch. The reception from the owner was mixed. She told us straight she has no internet at the moment. We were aware that there is simple sleeping at the bottom and more luxurius at... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 12 January 2013

Central location within the low key township of Luganville. Great value and very friendly atmosphere. A little bit of a time warp. Ground floor, fan cooled rooms are spacious with louvered, screened windows allowing a cross flow breeze. Lovely tropical gardens and a reasonable sized, older style pool. Water was a little cloudy though. No beach area in the actual... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 January 2013

I stayed for 3 nights and thought Hotel Santo was a well kept and characterful option for those staying on Santo who don't want to be cut off in a remote resort. It is handily situated in the middle of Luganville yet was peaceful and with a beautifully kept garden area. My none a/c garden room was good value and... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 20 September 2012

Despite being a little tired and dated, this is still a great place to stay. The rooms are large and clean, the staff are friendly, and the food was excellent. (I had the best scrambled eggs this side of the equator...) The location can't be better, right on the main street. The pool and outdoor area are nice, but are... More 

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Wellington
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31 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 August 2012

The old lady of Luganville's Main Street - you really should try it. Cool dark and aging entrance lounge opens up to an oasis of quietness as you enter the garden courtyard. The rooms are clean and absolutely fine - aircon/fans/fridge....showers are really only hot in the evening after the water has heated by solar panels. Breakfast basic but fine.....friendly... More 

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Perth
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Reviewed 14 July 2012

This was my third visit to Luganville, but my first time at the Hotel Santo. My first choice was Deco-Stop, but this was full. Since I was diving with Allan Power, it made sense to stay just across the road from his dive facility. It is no secret that this hotel is old, there are no room phones or TV...but... More 

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  • Pool
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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Hotel Santo

Address: Main Street | PO Box 178, Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
Region: Vanuatu > Espiritu Santo > Luganville
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Hotel Santo Vanuatu/Espiritu Santo - Luganville
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“We had room 21 was nice and quite.”
 of 5 bubbles rexfiona29, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There is no tv, and you can only get wifi out under the gazebo.”
 of 5 bubbles Fetha35, 18 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Get a corner room with two sliding doors and a balcony. Second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles kinksmke, 21 Mar 2015 | Read review
“It was June so a fan-cooled garden room was quite adequate. And very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles HeatherP882, 1 Jul 2014 | Read review
“I stayed in a fan cooled room once, it was a hot season, I enjoy the air con for a solid night sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles iTravell66, 3 May 2014 | Read review
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