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The Melanesian Port Vila

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  • Very good53%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“orchid room”(26 reviews)
“pool area”(21 reviews)
“cultural show”(9 reviews)
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Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

If you want a convenient hotel to stay in Port Vila, this is a good choice. The rooms were clean and comfortable. There was myself and 2 kids and they had put on an extra bed (which we didn't use), so there was queen and...More

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Response from Hiroshark, Manager at The Melanesian Port VilaResponded 20 July 2015

Dear Familyminato, Thank you for your stay with us, we believed you did enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for the comments on staffing, that have assisted you and your family professionally. Your comments will be forwarded to the departments for staff appraisals. The...More

Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

The Melanesian was a good place to stay for a holiday. Very local and within walking distance of the main town. Has a mini casino which is great. Food and drinks are reasonably priced and of good quality. Staff are friendly and accommodating.More

Thank Mandz_15
Response from Hiroshark, Manager at The Melanesian Port VilaResponded 20 July 2015

Dear Mandz_15, Thank you for staying with us. It was with pleasure to have you at the Melanesian hotel. Thank you for your positive comments which will be forwarded to department to staff appraisals. Looking forward to your next visit to Vanuatu and especially to...More

Reviewed 12 July 2015

I stayed in two rooms in this resort between 2/7/15 and 10/7/15 From the second I walked in the door the place felt fantastic. The staff are genuinely friendly and helpful. The rooms I stayed in were comfortable and quiet. The beds were comfortable. In...More

Thank Tony F
Response from Hiroshark, Manager at The Melanesian Port VilaResponded 13 July 2015

Dear Kazbanz, Thank you for staying with us at the Melanesian and we believed you had the most wonderful time with us. Thank you for your comments on the picture which do need updating. We have recovered well from the TC Pam. Your wonderful comments...More

Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

Only stayed here for a couple of nights but certainly a pleasant resort. Staff were very welcoming and friendly. Rooms were a bit old school but certainly did the job. Continental breakfast was basic but had a range of French pastries. Overall - lovely spot.More

Thank Rhys D
Response from Hiroshark, Manager at The Melanesian Port VilaResponded 7 July 2015

Dear Lauren, Thank you for staying with us. We are pleased to know that our friendly staff made your stay enjoyable. After TC Pam, fresh fruit is quite difficult to find but hoping that this month July will bring more fresh fruit to the market...More

Reviewed 30 June 2015

Hotel needs updating and a bit of work done in rooms and around the place Breakfast very average with little options as part of the offer Pool area didn't feel welcoming as the diners are sitting around the pool areaMore

Thank DionVincent
Response from Hiroshark, Manager at The Melanesian Port VilaResponded 7 July 2015

Dear DionVincent, Thank you for your stay with us. We must say that we are one of the longest established hotel in Vanuatu. During the past few years we have done renovations and refurbishment at the hotel Orchid complex that was completed in 2013, then...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
Self-Serve Laundry
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
Casino and Gambling
Tennis Court
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Price range
USD 100 - USD 193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#9 Spa Hotel in Port Vila
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 100 - USD 193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#9 Spa Hotel in Port Vila
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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 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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"Pool room, while near the entertainment and bar, was great!"
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