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Gosford, Australia
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Stayed recently at Holiday Inn Port Vila for six nights. It was very quiet at the resort most days and felt like our personal holiday home. Staff were the highlight of the hotel and everywhere we went they would welcome you. We had King room with resort view. room was a nice size with plenty of room to move round...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great stay here, family of 5 with 3 girls under 11. We alternated days out sightseeing and travelling with days around the pool and resort with dinners out in Port Villa. Breakfasts were ok with the buffet and choice for the kids. The Fire show and dinner on the beach was good fun for all.... once a...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Back 39 years ago I met my best friend at this hotel (back then it was the Intercontinental Island Inn), Jan and I have remained best friends ever since and have always said we MUST go back to Vila.... Now 39 years later and a hotel name change or two later, we finally returned. We found the magic of the...

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Matthew S, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu, responded to this review

Dear Ross, Thank you for taking the time to write and share such a wonderful and comprehensive review of your stay with us. It's always amazing to hear stories of friendship like the one that you and Jan shared and I am proud and so happy that this Resort and our team were able to be a part of that...

Frankston, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent 3 days in an over water villa at the Holiday Inn Resort in January 2017. It was truly relaxing, the room is well appointed, comfortable and clean. The room has a seperate shower room and toilet and pride of place is the spa which is in the middle of the bathroom.The spa looks out of...

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Matthew S, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu, responded to this review

Dear Dennis A, Thank you for taking the time to write and share such a comprehensive review and rating of your recent experiences with us! It's so pleasing to read that you and your wife enjoyed your time in Vanuatu and at the Resort, and that your break away was a relaxing one. The Overwater Villa's are a truly special...

Auckland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 5 nights during in January . We also attended NY eve celebrations at the resort, it was a perfectly organised and run! The resort is a bit far from the tawn but the taxi is not expensive. The property well looked after, very clean, staff are very helpful and friendly. The management team is also great.

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Matthew S, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu, responded to this review

Dear RitaAuckland, Thank you for taking the time to write and review us! We're glad that you had such a great time over the New Year period with us and that you enjoyed the evening! It's also great to see that you enjoyed the property and found the team welcoming and friendly! We look forward to welcoming you back on...

Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On arrival I was greeted by staff members providing cold water and a cold towel - I needed both. I was taken to my room where I found a hand-written card from the Resort Manager welcoming me to Vanuatu. Very impressive. I cannot speak too highly of the hotel and particularly the staff. Nothing was too much trouble - all...

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Simon D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu, responded to this review

Dear RCG182 Thank you for taking your valuable time to provide such a comprehensive review of your visit. The team at the resort do everything they can to make everyone feel welcome and it is always very motivating to hear that this is having such a positive impact on the experience. I have shared with all of the team your...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large hotel, a bit old however is in a very good location. We made use of the sailing boats they had at the watersport centre and explored the lagoon. They can also drop you with a small boat if you would like to go to the nearby Erakor Island The New Year party was great and the fire show was...

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Matthew S, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu, responded to this review

Dear Olimpia09, Thank you for your kind review and feedback. It is great to hear that you and your family had a great time in Vanuatu! We had a lot of fun on New Years Eve with the event and are glad you did too! The team from Vanua Fire always put on an impressive show. We have noted your...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay was only 5 days but it was the perfect getaway. The staff were very friendly and polite, and wanting to always please. Our Family Suite was ideal, as kids loved their funky room. Travelling with 3 children aged, 7, 11 and 12 we found that the Family Suite (two adjoining rooms) was absolutely ideal. The kids room was...

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Matthew S, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu, responded to this review

Dear Hirds, Thank you for choosing Holiday Inn Resort for your family vacation to Vanuatu! It's so pleasing to hear that you and the kids all had a great time and were all able to relax and enjoy the family suite and Resort facilities. We certainly appreciate your feedback on your Food & Beverage experiences. We are working towards changing...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

The service by Matthew Senyard was beyond amazing. I cannot thank Matthew enough for what he did for us at time of check in and check out. There were some complications and resolved right away. Matthew was very understanding and allowed us to make that change with our accommodation. I appreciate especially the way Matthew had approached it. It was...

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Simon D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu, responded to this review

Dear kimtran07 Thank you for sharing your experience at the Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu through Tripadvisor. It is always encouraging to read reviews in which name our team specifically for the work that they have done. Matthew is well known for his fantastic guest service, I have shared your feedback with him personally and highlighted the positive impact he had...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

A family holiday with two teenagers is always a challenge, but adjoining rooms at the Holiday Inn provided the perfect location with two pools, table tennis, golf, and hammocks adjacent the lagoon. This is the ideal location with kayaks and small sail craft available to explore the Erakor Lagoon. The hotel also offers fire walker and melanesian nights under the...

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Matthew S, Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu, responded to this review

Dear MadMark_0_0_0 Thank you for your great review and rating! We're so glad that you and the family were able to escape to Vanuatu, relax and enjoy our Resort and facilities. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip to the Pacific! Regards, Matthew Senyard Resort Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Overlooking the serene waters of the Erakor Lagoon, Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu is set in vibrant natural surroundings. Meaning “the land that always existed”, Vanuatu is a holiday destination made up of 83 tropical islands located northeast of New Caledonia. Immersed in cultural richness and native splendour, the islands hold crystal blue beaches, coral reefs, hot springs, exotic rainforests, and stunning waterfalls that are some of the most beautiful in the world. The Vanuatu hotel’s Erakor Ballroom and Valea meeting space provides exceptional indoor and outdoor meeting facilities, and the accommodation resort also features a unique Namele Day Spa, two luxurious outdoor holiday swimming pools, and the newly refurbished Palms Casino. The views from the rooms include lush gardens, blue lagoons, and a golf course. The hotel boasts 5 dining areas. Breakfast, buffet and à la carte dinners are served daily. There is an extensive wine list from New Zealand, Australia and France. Get to experience the perfect Vanuatu holiday with island lifestyle at Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu

Address: Tassiriki Park, PO Box 215, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu (Formerly Palms Resort and Casino Vanuatu)
Region: Vanuatu > Efate > Port Vila
Price Range: $232 - $271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu 4*
Number of rooms: 148
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu Hotel Port Vila
Port Vila Le Meridien
Le Meridien Vanuatu
Le Meridian Vanuatu
Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu Port Vila
Hotel Style:
#5 Business Hotel in Port Vila
#6 Spa Hotel in Port Vila
#8 Luxury Hotel in Port Vila
#8 Family Hotel in Port Vila
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Port Vila
#12 Romantic Hotel in Port Vila
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