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Moorings Hotel

Lini Highway P.O. Box 1404, Port Vila, Efate Vanuatu
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#31 of 51 hotels in Port Vila
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Moorings Hotel is an affordable waterfront accommodation with amazing views, all ensuite rooms, infinity pool, restaurant & bar, and more! With a gorgeous harbourfront location and only 5 minutes walk to town, Moorings Hotel is the perfect spot to relax in tropical paradise! Moorings comprises 30 air conditioned rooms 8 of which are absolute harbourfront and 18 opening onto balconies or the pool deck.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free breakfast
Water sport equipment rentals
Airport transportation
Baggage storage
Paid wifi
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Happy hour
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Evening entertainment
Car hire
Taxi service
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Electric kettle
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Private bathrooms
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
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Room types
Ocean view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Good to know
Harbour View
Languages Spoken
English, French
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Rimbwe T wrote a review Feb. 2021
2 contributions
It's an extraordinary base to remain as it's near to town and a close by court. Staff are dazzling and rooms are fine. Could improve wifi it exits constantly and scarcely interfaces. Pool is overall quite the bar mixed drinks are yum. Breakfast is normal oat, toast and so on Just check your bill at checkout they attempted to charge for the free breakfast and the two evenings we had just paid. Planned to remain two evenings however we remained for our entire stay. Much obliged folks!
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Date of stay: February 2021
Room Tip: Rooms are fine and good looking
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Geoff M wrote a review Jun. 2020
Gold Coast, Australia72 contributions21 helpful votes
We booked and paid through through Expedia to stay at the Moorings in March 2018 for a very special celebration. Unfortunately our flight was cancelled. Whilst our reservation was made on the basis of no cancellation, despite our pleas to the hotel to give us a credit for us to stay at a later date our request was denied. I believe this is grossly unfair and despite my assurances to the hotel that we would spend money in their bars and restaurant at a later date. We’re now thinking of going to Vanuatu when we’re allowed to travel but will have second thoughts about staying at The Moorings!
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Date of stay: June 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Frank M wrote a review May 2020
South Australia, Australia254 contributions94 helpful votes
We stayed in March 2020 when the Covid-19 pandemic started and we could not get flights home, we met other guest from many other countries in the same situation as us stay at the hotel. We all became great friends with guest and with Anita and all the staff at The Moorings and became known as the “Corona family. The staff treated us very well in the difficult times as we didn’t know when we could get home and how long we were staying in Vanuatu. The food was very delicious and great value, as were the drinks, rooms were comfortable and clean, location is very handy to the centre of town. Definitely will come back and stay at The Moorings next time we are in Vila. Thanks again Anita and staff for taking great care of us, hope to see you soon. Regards Frank and Sarah
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Aussie Travel wrote a review Mar. 2020
Geelong, Australia55 contributions30 helpful votes
It’s a great base to stay as it’s close to town and a nearby plaza. Staff are lovely and rooms are fine. Could do with better wifi it drops out all the time and barely connects. Pool is nice and the bar cocktails are yum. Breakfast is average cereal, toast etc Just check your bill at checkout they tried to charge for the free breakfast and the two nights we had already paid. Was going to stay two nights but we stayed for our whole stay. Thanks guys!
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Anita Ambong, Guest Services / Front Office at Moorings Hotel
Responded Mar. 11, 2020
Hi Aussietravel1977, Thank you kindly for staying with us and taking your time to review our property. We do appreciate your comments on the location ,Lovely staff with fine rooms, Nice pool and Yummy cocktails. We consider your points on Breakfast charges and will checkout the issue and ensure not to happen again. Once again thank for your rating and sharing the moments
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Mini Travels wrote a review Mar. 2020
Mermaid Beach, Australia3 contributions1 helpful vote
We stayed at Moorings and were very happy with our stay. We only planned to stay for 2 nights but decided to stay on for a further 3 to keep enjoying the beautiful sunsets and view of the lovely harbour from our room. Rooms are basic but have everything you need for a good stay. Staff are very friendly and interactive.
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Date of stay: March 2020
Response from Anita Ambong, Guest Services / Front Office at Moorings Hotel
Responded Mar. 11, 2020
Hi 344kirstyc, The Management and staff of Moorings Hotel , we are glad to hear that you were very happy with your stay that you had to extend for another 3 nights and enjoyed the beautiful sunset and lovely view of the harbour, thank you for your feedback on the facilities and friendly staffs. We kindly thank you for your stay with us , and for sharing your experience Kind regards Anita Ambong Front Office Manager
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US$57 - US$102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Moorings Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Moorings Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Port Vila Markets (1.1 km), Fung Kuei (0.6 km), and Port Vila Handicraft Market (0.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Moorings Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Moorings Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at Moorings Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Moorings Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Moorings Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Kesorn's Exotic Thai Restaurant, Reefers Restaurant & Rum Bar, and Chill Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Moorings Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Moorings Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Moorings Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Moorings Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and French.
Are there any historical sites close to Moorings Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Ekasup Village (3.5 km).
Does Moorings Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.