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    The Melanesian Port Vila

    P.O. Box 810, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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    Room & Suite (33)
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    Overview
    • Excellent20%
    • Very good54%
    • Average20%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “orchid room” (26 reviews)
    “oasis bar” (9 reviews)
    “pool area” (21 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Family Rooms
    Poolside Bar
    Kitchenette
    Concierge
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Babysitting
    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    139 reviews
    #29 of 47 hotels in Port Vila
     
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    Nasama Resort
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    #7 of 47 hotels in Port Vila
     
    Grand Hotel And Casino
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I did not stay at Melanesian on my recent trip to Port Vila,but went there on three occasions for dinner.Twice for the barbeque and once for the curry night. Firstly,the food on offer at the barbeque was absolutely exceptional,the best I have had anywhere in...More

    Thank eve b
    Response from Hiroshark, Manager at The Melanesian Port VilaResponded 1 week ago

    We are very thankful for your remarkable compliments to promote our buffet and curry nights. These buffet nights are set aside as a weekly events to publicize our unique island cuisine style and to create a remote atmosphere for guests and customers to enjoy the...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Travelled with my 23 and 16 yr old kids and shared one room (double and two single beds). Hotel staff very friendly and helpful (special thank you to Rabina). Rooms were clean and comfortable. The hotel food was good and we chose to have dinner...More

    Thank Andy F
    Response from Hiroshark, Manager at The Melanesian Port VilaResponded 1 week ago

    We appreciate the wonderful review shared for our accommodation and we are very happy that you had a pleasing stay with us. We try to promote a high standard of service with our friendly staff and we are also glad that you find our service...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Second time we stayed here overnight on our way to Santo. The refurbishment that was going on last time is all finished and has come up nicely. The room was clean and comfortable. We enjoyed our time around the pool bar, drinking cocktails at happy...More

    Thank Frank M
    Response from Hiroshark, Manager at The Melanesian Port VilaResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you very much for such exceptional compliments for our hotel. We are pleased that you are well satisfied with our services and thank you for coming back. We look forward to have you with us again.

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    It was 5 min walking distance to Port Vila town. The room was reasonably sized with quiet aircon, additional chairs and table and balcony, view to pool area. Breakfast was included and in buffet style including pancakes, muffins, bread, jam, butter, different fresh fruit and...More

    Thank Aussimaus
    Response from Hiroshark, Manager at The Melanesian Port VilaResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for the kind words regarding our breakfast and room services. Please be advised that we also have cooked breakfast available, however it is not included in the continental breakfast but provided upon request. We take note on your productive suggestions on the BBQ...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Nice and clean room, but breakfast quality can be improved further. Staff is nice and friendly as rest of the people in Vanuatu. Hotel has swimming pool but no gym. WiFi quality is average, but is available free in the lobby. Overall, a good experience.

    Thank ENVEBUZZ
    Response from Hiroshark, Manager at The Melanesian Port VilaResponded 4 weeks ago

    Appreciate the kind remarks and we also take note on your breakfast quality review. Thank you staying with us looking forward to accommodate you next time!

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    About
    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
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 102 - US$ 166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #10 Spa Hotel in Port Vila
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 77
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    • Location
    • Vanuatu >
    • Efate >
    • Port Vila
    • Also Known As
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    • Melanesian Hotel Port Vila ,
    • The Melanesian Port Vila Vanuatu
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    Traveller (110)
    Room & Suite (33)
    Pool & Beach (22)
    Dining (18)
    Hotel & Grounds (58)
    Bathroom (2)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    "Recommend 2nd or 3rd floor rooms"
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    "Try to get a room away from the dining area at the pool."
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