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Moorings Hotel

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Moorings Hotel is Port Vila's latest Hotel accommodation offering to the tourist market on the harbour, with amazing views, all ensuite rooms, infinity pool, restaurant & bar, and more! With a gorgeous harbourfront location and only 5 minutes walk to town, The Moorings is the perfect spot to relax in tropical paradise! Moorings comprises 26 air conditioned rooms 8 of which are absolute harbourfront and 18 opening onto balconies or the pool deck.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Breakfast included
Airport transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Paid Internet
Paid Wifi
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Harbour View
70Room tips
Traveller rating
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Traveller type
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  • English
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great food, great service, ate there 3 times this trip they even remembered my name from 12 months ago. cheap cold tusker beer , view to die for go at night just for the sunset, will back again next year...
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We were staying on Santo during cyclone Oma and flights were being changed left right & centre as a result! So rather than flying back to Brisbane at 1:30am we decided to re-route our flights through Vila, as we've never visted before. Moorings was only a 5-10min taxu ride
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Well what can I say but highly recommend !! Moorings was a great base close to everything. The staff second to none, they are the life and reason I will not stay anywhere else! was so nice to come home everyday to welcomes and they were all sure to catch my name on the first day
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Well really pleasant stay lovely surroundings great pool but I think some where along the lines I lost 2 pairs of shorts from next still in the packets by the way not going to point a finger but why not take my old ones anyway nice people great food
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We had a fantastic room, clean, light, aircon and ceiling fan, second floor with harbour views , short walk into town for shopping ,restaurants and markets. Ate in few times and the food was delicious and lots of choices, the staff were so helpful , friendly and always
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Standard Queen Room
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Harbourside Queen Room
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Harbourside Queen Room View
Lovely harbour view from upstairs room
Harbourside queen room bathroom
Is it on a beach?
No it's not 'on' a beach per say, but it does have an elevated sandy area with direct water access.
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Dear Chanelly5, Thank you for your queries. Our dining is regarded as one of the best value for money dining in Vanuatu. We invite you to visit our official website, where you will find a copies of our beverage and main menus, along with the weekly lunch and dinner specials. Guidelines forbid us to provide links on forums, apologies. I believe the above replies have covered the weather. Still considered the tropical wet season although the pattern changes all the time. 28-32 degrees Celsius on average. Humidity varying between 85-95%. Our waterfront location however provides outstanding ventilation and very comfortable cooler evenings. An official airport shuttle is priced at 1500VT per person, one way. A taxi is between 1200-1500VT one-way. Kind regards, Yorick Nicholls General Manager Moorings Hotel
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Given the budget rating of Moorings Hotel, and how expensive such equipment is to acquire in Vanuatu, the hotel does have a modest charge for this activity. The public rate is 800VT per person/hour, and the in-house guest rate is 500VT. Thank you for your understanding.
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Hi Calvin, The paid wifi, also known as in-room wifi, ranges from 1000VT for 500mb to 4900VT for 4000mb. 2mb download speed is the reliability. The connection ceases every 1-2hrs, and requires re-logging in, as an anti-download measure for the benefit of all. The public areas offer a connection of 512kbps. Desks are not featured in the rooms as these would severely compromise space thus comfort. We are however currently ordering foldable models as a compromise. We have yet to find a suitable model. In the meantime we have a couple of handmade units we can place in your room subject to their availability of course. Short of that, restaurant tables can also work although those are quite wide. Yes we very much look after our long stay guests. Depending on your length of stay, we apply various specials allowing you free nights. Kind regards, Yorick Nicholls General Manager
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What is the distance from the airport?
Thank you for your query. Moorings Hotel is only 10mins by vehicle from the airport.
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"ask for a view or poolside view"
"Harbour side is very quiet."
"Best rooms are the downstairs poolside rooms."
"Get a room furtherest fro bar area- room 303 for example."
"Quiet place to rest or relax outside overlooking the waters."
USD 66 - USD 140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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