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Rene Pujol Street opposite to New Zealand High Commission and on the one-way road to INTV school, Port Vila, Efate 889 Vanuatu
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#6 of 27 B&Bs / Inns in Port Vila
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Room with a View is a beautiful colonial-style house, with a veranda overlooking the Port Vila harbour. It is one of the most recognizable & well known guesthouses in town. We are offering self-contained units, including kitchen, private bathroom, ceiling fans, and more. We are located along the main street of Port Vila, only a short 5-10 minute walk to the town center.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Beach
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Baggage storage
Convenience store
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Car hire
Non-smoking hotel
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
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Air conditioning
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Non-smoking rooms
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English, French, Chinese
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The Weak Knee Traveler wrote a review May 2020
Singapore, Singapore11772 contributions754 helpful votes
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Stayed in the Comfort Double Room on the 2nd level. The room is pretty clean and comfortable and came with a mini kitchen where one can cook and ensuite bathroom. There is also simple breakfast provided out the front at the common balcony which accessible to all guests and there is some ocean view from the balcony. The accommodation is located approx. 5 to 10 mins' walk to the centre where there's quite a lot of dinning option to choose from and also where there is a pretty big local market. The staff and host are friendly and will help with hailing really cheap local mini bus to the airport if required. Overall, a quiet and nice place to stay.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Mya S wrote a review Jan. 2019
Auckland, New Zealand505 contributions26 helpful votes
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This accomodation was great for my week long stay in Port Vila. There is an electronic ceiling fan to keep the air cool and netting on the windows so I can open my window at night without the fear of getting bitten. There is a fridge and stove top in the room. Breakfast is included in the accomodation cost which is great for when you plan to explore all day - gives you a head start - and it is pretty decent, toast and toppings, cereal, freshly cut fruit. I asked for extra towels and toilet paper when I was there which was given without any issues. The best thing about this accomodation is definitely the location. A few minutes walk in multiple directions from a range of restaurants and only 5-10 minutes walk from the city along the water front, so it’s easy to explore and there are so many buses coming past that it isn’t hard to get around.
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Date of stay: January 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
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SmileyL wrote a review Dec. 2018
Washington DC, District of Columbia84 contributions10 helpful votes
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This basic hotel is all that is advertised. Clean, comfortable, included brekkie, good internet, great views from the large shared veranda. Quick walk to town and the share taxis to the airport are a quick walk down the hill.
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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stella k wrote a review Nov. 2018
Oahu, Hawaii76 contributions18 helpful votes
Place a little on the shabby side but clean and comfortable. Lovely sunset view from veranda where you also have your breakfast. Easy 10 minute walk along coast to town or on the upper road. Small Chinese store over the hill and behind....a few minutes away. Lots of food places over by movie theater on main road. Can catch bus or taxi to airport from hotel gate. Free wifi. Helpful staff. Pay with cash only. Can book tours at Moorings hotel down at the bottom of hill on main road.
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Date of stay: October 2018
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pf1sh wrote a review Oct. 2018
London, United Kingdom72 contributions24 helpful votes
Port Vila is an expensive town with the 3/4 * hotels charging 5* prices and delivering 2/3* service. This hotel however does not pretend to be more than it is... budget accommodation for travellers in a good location that is clean and safe. Seraphine and her team work hard to help with any problems (changing light bulbs or drying clothes). The kitchenette has a gas hob, fridge (which you’ll want to turn off at night coz it’s noisy!) and a sink. The gas bottle feeds both hub and shower but you physically have to turn it on for hot water and hob. Remember to turn it off before you go to sleep. The rooms are well ventilated but still. The beds are hard but I’m used to that and they should really invest in some new linen given the high turnover of guests. It is washed but it’s definitely showing it’s age. It is also very noisy early morning and evenings with the main road nearby (plus side is it’s very easy to walk/ get a bus into town centre). Tip: You will need your own mosquito coils/ spray. Although the room are screened I got 30 bites on my arm on the first night as I hadn’t had a chance to get to a shop to buy some. It would be nice if they provided a can of mortstein in each room. It happens in the tropics but could’ve been avoided. It says they will organise airport transfers but it didn’t happen. It’s 1500vatu from the airport in a taxi so just pick one up when you arrive. The WiFi is a massive plus and works well sitting out on the balcony watching the world go by. Overall best value place I found in Vila if you’re willing to put up with less than perfect surroundings!
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Travelled solo
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US$46 - US$58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
VanuatuEfatePort Vila
NUMBER OF ROOMS
9
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Frequently Asked Questions about Room With A View
Which popular attractions are close to Room With A View?
Nearby attractions include Port Vila Markets (1.1 km), Fung Kuei (0.5 km), and Port Vila Handicraft Market (0.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Room With A View?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Room With A View?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Room With A View?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Room With A View?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Room With A View?
Conveniently located restaurants include Kesorn's Exotic Thai Restaurant, Reefers Restaurant & Rum Bar, and Chill Restaurant.
Does Room With A View have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Room With A View offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Room With A View?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, and Chinese.
Are there any historical sites close to Room With A View?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Ekasup Village (3.4 km).