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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

The owners are truly lovely ! Always helpful and keen to give you good advices, if you need to book something, no worries just ask them. The staff is perfect, accommodation clean, WiFi very fast, close to the town. The place to stay in Port Vila :)

1Thank PinsDeluxe
Kyabram, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved coming here. Was here last year as well and can't fault it. Price is reasonable. Owners were so helpful and friendly and definitely will recommend to friends. So close to town Great outdoor kitchen and loved the swimming pool

1Thank Sue N
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment you walk into Travellers Budget Motel you’re among friends. Owner Jack introduces you to fellow travellers, and invites you to spend your time in his nakamal, where you can have breakfast, dinner, drinks, chat, interspersed with a swim. Plus he’s a mine of information and will help organise anything you want to do in Vanuatu. The rooms,...

1Thank Hilary C
Janelle C, Owner at Traveller's Budget Motel, responded to this review

From all the team at TBM we thank you Hilary for the kind words. We hope that your memories of our Paradise remain for a long time.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Travellers is a beautiful place, the community of staff are caring. The food they provide is good and they are in a private place. Good for big groups and for small groups. The pool is great in the heat of the afternoon.

1Thank Cassandra S
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very clean. Everything you need under one roof - including excellent and cheap food. Very good location - close to Vila shops and restaurants and there's a kava bar around the corner. Janelle sits with you and helps you with advice and information concerning all of the logistics you need for a rich and meaningful experience in Vanuatu.

1Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Wow! Where do I start...!? Absolutely too much to articulate accordingly to justify just how happy I am with TBM. The owners, Jack & Janelle are wonderful - they possess extensive knowledge of all tours, travel tips etc. and so friendly you feel like part of an extended family. Nothing is too much trouble at all. Pool was beautiful, areas...

1Thank Sammy R
Janelle C, Owner at Traveller's Budget Motel, responded to this review

On behalf of the TBM Team thank you for the wonderful review. We certainly enjoyed your company whilst at the motel. Jack & Janelle

Reviewed 15 September 2016

The first thing a Traveler often judges accommodation by is the greeting received upon arrival. One would be hard pressed to find a more gracious or warm welcome than that given by Jack and Janelle at the Travellers. Nothing is too much trouble to help you with and everything that could possibly be needed for your stay, in in your...

1Thank Anne M
Janelle C, Owner at Traveller's Budget Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review. We are having a combined BBQ lunch and staff meeting today and we will be reading out all of the reviews received since our last monthly meeting. From all the team at TBM safe travels and again thank you. Jack & Janelle and the TBM Team.

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Wonderful management.. Great food. Clean rooms Ni Van Girls need a pay rise. Had a great time should of stayed longer Jannelle is one in a million can't do enough to help every one. Agnes and Em and Alice are just wonderful and want to help all they can.Good Chef willing to cook anything you suggest

1Thank soutermn
Janelle C, Owner at Traveller's Budget Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review. We are having a combined BBQ lunch and staff meeting today and we will be reading out all of the reviews received since our last monthly meeting. From all the team at TBM safe travels and again thank you. Jack & Janelle and the TBM Team.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Located near the airport, we had a brief overnight stay between flights. Janelle was very friendly and helpful. The simple room was very clean, comfortable and well maintained. The property has a welcoming atmosphere. The communal outdoor kitchen/dining area is clean, tidy and homely. I think a young single female backpacker would feel very safe and welcome in this environment....

1Thank PleasantTravels5
Janelle C, Owner at Traveller's Budget Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Folks for the fantastic review. From the sensational team at TBM we wish you safe travels and look forward to when we next see you in Paradise, Jack & Janelle

Lifton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Vanuatu is a very long way from the UK, but the helpful reception from Agnes immediately made us feel at home. Jack and Janelle couldn't have been more accommodating when we needed to curtail our already short stay as the yacht we were joining needed to leave Port Vila in time to pickup other crew at Luganville. When next we...

1Thank AvonDevon
Janelle C, Owner at Traveller's Budget Motel, responded to this review

Dear Peter & Penny, On behalf of the dynamic Team at TBM thank you for the glowing review which is greatly appreciated. Jack & Janelle

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Traveller's Budget Motel is Port Vila's best value for money accommodation. Despite our budget category, the owner-managers have meticulously attended to every detail inside and out, to ensure your stay is relaxing and comfortable. The difference is apparent as soon as you step foot onto the property. The gardens are beautifully landscaped, rooms are tastefully decorated and well lit, showers are clean, sheets are crisp and rooms serviced daily. We believe everyone who visits Vanuatu is entitled to five-star hospitality. All rooms have cold remote controlled air-conditioning as well as ceiling fans, en-suite with shower, kitchenette, bar fridge, microwave and free +45 channel Sat TV. Each room has free data and wireless internet connection. An outside nakamal with full cooking facilities overlooks a sparkling blue 8.5 Metre pool. This is a relaxing place to sit and read. Located just 10 minutes walk from the shopping and restaurant precinct of Port Vila, the beautiful lagoons, beaches and attractions are either a short walk or drive away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Traveller's Budget Motel

Address: Avenue Du Stade, PO Box 3164, Port Vila, Efate +678, Vanuatu
Region: Vanuatu > Efate > Port Vila
Price Range: ₹ 3,643 - ₹ 5,769 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Traveller's Budget Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Traveller's Budget Motel Vanuatu/Port Vila
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Port Vila
#3 Business Hotel in Port Vila
#5 Romantic Hotel in Port Vila
#5 Family Hotel in Port Vila
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“The dorm room is great value”
 of 5 bubbles F6999MDthomasm, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms surround the little pool and I believe are similar”
 of 5 bubbles R1086KIannem, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't make any tour plans in advance, just talk to Jack when you arrive.”
 of 5 bubbles 691krisl, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Any, you get much more than you pay for.”
 of 5 bubbles edwardfreeman, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Make the most of the kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles rohanm437, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
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