Independent review for Melanesian HotelPort Vila, Vanuatu Island

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The Melanesian Hotel Vanuatu is a efficiently managed hotel close to downtown Port Vila and with 82 simply furnished good value rooms enclosing a central swimming pool and bar and offers excellent service. Suiting both holiday-makers and business travellers and with two restaurants and a popular Casino, the Melanesian makes a convenient full service hotel with Business Centre, Boutique Shop, Tour Desk and 24-hr reception very close to several of Port Vila’s liveliest restaurants and bars.

Recommended For:
  • Couples & Families
  • Central Location in City Centre
  • Tour Desk, 24-hr Reception & Casino
Quick Facts
  • 81 Rooms
  • Mainland - Town Location
  • 2 Restaurants & Bar, Swimming Pool

Melanesian Hotel Room Details & Rates

Room Category
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Sleeps
(c = child)
Hotel Public Rate
(for 2 people)
Hibiscus Room 2 A$ 224
Orchid Room 2a+2c or 3a A$ 249
1-Bedroom Apartment 2a+3c or 4a A$ 274
2-Bedroom Apartment 2a+5c or 6a A$ 374
Melanesian Suite 2a A$ 311

Included in rates: Daily Continental Breakfast

Melanesian Hotel Information & Facts

  • Hotel Location:    Downtown, Port Vila, Efate Island
  • Getting There:    10 mins by road from Bauerfield Airport
  • Unique Qualities:    Full service resort in downtown location; Melanesian entertainment nights
  • Ideal for:    Couples and Families
  • Hotel Features:    81 Rooms, Swimming Pool, Tennis Court, Spa, Casino
  • Dining:    2 Restaurants & 2 Bar sat the hotel - independent restaurants walking distance
  • Children Policy:    All ages welcome
  • Local Attractions / Tours:    Port Vila Town

Room Information

Accommodation at the Melanesian Hotel is in five room categories with all rooms located over three floors amongst 3-storey wings and with most rooms overlooking the swimming pool.

The most affordable rooms, the Hibiscus Rooms, are suitable for two people only and offer amply spacious interiors with self-catering facilities and large bathrooms. Orchid Rooms have air-conditioning with balconies overlooking the pool and can sleep two adults and two children in the lounge area.
The 1-Bedroom Apartments are fully self contained with kitchens (gas stove, fridge, microwave, utensils) and washing machines in the main bathroom.
The 2-Bedroom Apartments are fully self contained with kitchens (gas stove, fridge, microwave, utensils) and washing machines in the main bathroom. These apartments have a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom plus a second bedroom having three single beds.

Hotel Amenities


The Melanesian is strong on cultural representation and has daily Kava drink tastings beside the swimming pool and three buffet BBQ dinners each week with traditional dance performances.