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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 5 nights at Poppy's and would not go back. Stayed in a studio. All studios are 46 steep uneven steps from the restaurant, pools and reception. Studios 20-25 actually have 62 stairs. Despite previously reading about the studios being high to catch the breezes is certainly not what we experienced. No air conditioning, no breezes ... a ceiling fan...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Well if you are looking for white sands then this is NOT the place for you.. while there is waterfront it is a lagoon with a very pebbly beach... so to enter you will require foot wear to go into the water.. whoch the resort have stock.... The continental breakfast leaves a lot to be desired - Museli, couple of...

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Carla R, Public Relations Manager at Poppy's on the Lagoon, responded to this review

Dear AngelaP, I am sorry to hear that you have not had a great experience at Poppys. We take on board all of the feedback from our guests so I will be passing your concerns on to our management team. Availability of fruit and vegetables is seasonal. We use only local produce to ensure maximum freshness and support for our...

Malvern Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2017

we stayed for 5 nights in one of the chalets by the lagoon, whilst this was more expensive than the rooms further from the water ,it benefited from AC ,was no more than 30 feet from the lagoon and perhaps 50 yards from the restaurant and the bar/reception. Staying as we did in February ,which is off season, the hotel...

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Carla R, Public Relations Manager at Poppy's on the Lagoon, responded to this review

Dear Chrisatholywell, Thank you for taking the time to review Poppys. It sounds like you had a great time at Poppys! You are right about the driveway being steep, however, it is this very driveway that gives us the spectacular sweeping views across the lagoon and the refreshing breeze :-) We highly recommend our guests try cooking with local produce....

Port Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Recently stayed at this "resort" in February,2017. Disappointed to find no air conditioning in room. Had ceiling fan which only worked at one speed. The grounds are beautiful and the indigenous staff couldn't do enough for us. It's a pity the European manager didn't take a leaf out of their book. He was rude, arrogant and had absolutely no personality....

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Carla R, Public Relations Manager at Poppy's on the Lagoon, responded to this review

Dear Denis-Largs, Thank you for taking the time to review Poppys. We take the feedback our guests give us very seriously and appreciate where we can improve. Our Garden View Bungalows and Beachfront Spa bungalows both have air-conditioning. The other rooms are all situated well to have the lovely lagoon breeze and are fitted with ceiling fans. We find that...

Sydney
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Getting away from it all in Vanuatu can be a little difficult when there are thousands of other tourists trying to do the same thing. Fortunately, Poppy's is a little further out from the action, allowing you to really escape from it all. Though it is a little further out, all that Port Vila has to offer is accessible by...

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Carla R, Public Relations Manager at Poppy's on the Lagoon, responded to this review

Dear Anonymouscontributor, Thank you for your positive review about Poppys :-) We agree that our location is perfect! We are right on the lagoon which allows for a cool breeze and spectacular views, but we are also only a 15minute walk into town! I will pass on your wonderful praise of our staff as they will love to know that...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I came here for an island night dinner and entertainment and had a great time. All the staff were so very friendly and the food was amazing. I had the beef which was moist and tender and delicious. The different vegetables and salads were also great. I had too much to eat it was all so good. There was also...

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Carla R, Public Relations Manager at Poppy's on the Lagoon, responded to this review

Dear Alexhamiltonaus, Thank you for taking the time to review Poppys :-) Our island night is a great night! We aim to ensure that our guests not only have a great time eating and drinking, but also learn a little about the food and culture of Vanuatu. We hope that you will come and visit us again :-) Kindest Regards,...

Hervey Bay, Australia
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Large hotel room that was very relaxed with nice views. The buffet breakfast was delicious with a few different options to choose from and was easy to organise tours with the front desk. Close to Port Vila shops and markets

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Carla R, Public Relations Manager at Poppy's on the Lagoon, responded to this review

Dear Blakeyboy53, Thank you for taking the time to review Poppys. We are glad to hear that you found our rooms to be so comfortable! We aim to please :-) Everything included in our buffet breakfast is locally sourced from markets and local patisseries or made in our very own kitchen....served fresh daily! We agree that it is delicious! We...

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 29 November 2016

My friends and I were made to feel incredibly welcome from the moment we set foot in this resort. We enjoyed canoeing early in the morning watching the sun rise out on the lagoon as well as the spacious kitchen and living area in our apartment. The staff were extremely lovely and helpful (calling us buses and making restaurant reservations),...

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Carla R, Public Relations Manager at Poppy's on the Lagoon, responded to this review

Dear Sarahj8882016, Thank you for taking the time to leave such positive feedback about your time at Poppys. I will let our staff know how helpful and friendly you found them to be :-) They really do genuinely enjoy getting to know our guests and giving them the best possible experience! We hope that you will visit Poppys again should...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Relax, easy to move around in Port Vila and the staff were very helpful (including getting a bus). And the prices was reasonable. We did snorkelling, viewing the turtles and good meals particlarly the crab, lobster and fish. Happy to go again

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Carla R, Public Relations Manager at Poppy's on the Lagoon, responded to this review

Dear 705louisel, Thank you for taking the time to review Poppys. It sounds as though you had a great time and managed to make the most of your time in Vanuatu! Our location is definitely one the benefits of staying at Poppys! We are so well located that town is only a short walk away. We hope to be able...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Our family of four stayed in a two bedroom lagoon view unit, and it was absolutely perfect. The rooms were a generous size the lounge/dining/kitchen had everything we needed. The balcony had table and chairs which I enjoyed sitting on with a morning cuppa. Even though our girls are 12 and 13 they still manage to make a huge amount...

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Carla R, Public Relations Manager at Poppy's on the Lagoon, responded to this review

Dear Andrea B, Thank you for taking the time to review Poppys. We are so glad to hear that you and your family had such a great time! Our rooms have been designed with families and friends in mind :-) Space and convenience are always so important when traveling!! I will pass on your praise to our gorgeous laundry team...

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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
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  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Poppys on the Lagoon is an award winning boutique resort located on Erakor Lagoon. With private beachfront, a tropical oasis of gardens and only a 15 minute walk or 2 minute drive to Port Vila's town center, Poppys is the perfect getaway for friends, family and couples. Poppys on the Lagoon has a wide range of accommodation options, from unbeatable value lagoon view studios to freestanding luxury bungalows, 2 bedroom apartments and huge 3 bedroom villas. All accommodation options enjoy modern comforts and all have kitchen facilities, private balconies and are furnished with beautiful tropical style decor. As a family owned and operated business, Poppys will feel like your home away from home in Paradise! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Poppy's on the Lagoon

Address: Captain Cook Blvd. Seaside, PO Box 920, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
Region: Vanuatu > Efate > Port Vila
Price Range: ₹ 8,098 - ₹ 16,067 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Poppy's on the Lagoon 3.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
Poppy`s On The Lagoon Hotel Port Vila
Poppys On The Lagoon Hotel
Poppys Lagoon
Poppy's On The Lagoon Vanuatu/Port Vila
Hotel Style:
#9 Spa Hotel in Port Vila
#13 Family Hotel in Port Vila
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Port Vila
#19 Romantic Hotel in Port Vila
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“The upper rooms dont have airconditioning but a great view of the lagoon, the front rooms are small but nice.”
546AngelaP, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“pay the extra for a lagoon side chalet with AC”
chrisatholywell, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“make sure you request air conditioning”
denis-Largs, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Great food!”
alexhamiltonaus, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Comfortable room close to the water.”
705louisel, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
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