US$62 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in 2 Jul 2015 Check-out 3 Jul 2015

Moorings Hotel Port Vila

3 stars
View map of Lini Highway, Harbour Side, Fatumaru Bay, Port Vila,

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.1
out of 5
7 reviews
Did not have hot hot water for

Did not have hot hot water for a shower in the mornings See full review

  • Anonymous
  • 26 Jun 2010
The room was ok, but close to

The room was ok, but close to the main road!! No coathangers, so we had to use a bunk bed that came... See full review

  • Anonymous
  • 3 Dec 2009
Known for its ambience and elegance, Moorings Hotel Port Vila makes for an ideal accommodation spot in Port Vila for all types of travellers.
General
During leisure, Moorings Hotel Port Vila can have a bracing dip or relax on the sun bed beside the swimming pool.
Location
Located close to the harbour, the Hotel Moorings is just a five-minute walk from the Port Vila City and four kilometres from the Port Vila Airport.
Dining
Guests at Moorings Hotel in Port Vila can dine at the restaurant that serves delicious cuisine for breakfast, lunch as well as dinner. After a tiring day, you can unwind at the cosy bar with a refreshing drink.
Rooms
This property offers 30 comfortable guestrooms that are tastefully designed and come with a host of modern amenities. Each unit has a balcony that offers spectacular views of the surrounding.

Moorings Hotel Port Vila Rooms

Standard Queen Room
Room offers a queen size bed and features include TV, Telephone, Fridge, Tea & Coffee amenities, Ensuite bathroom with amenities and Air Conditioning.
Pooside Premium Room
Room offers a queen size bed with views overlooking pool and partial bay. Room features include TV, Telephone, Fridge, Tea & Coffee amenities, Ensuite bathroom with amenities and Air Conditioning.
Semi Self-Contained Room
Room offers a queen size bed. Room features include TV, Telephone, Fridge, Tea & Coffee amenities, Toaster, Microwave, Ensuite bathroom with amenities and Air Conditioning.
Harbourside Queen Room
Room offers a queen size bed with views overlooking Port-Vila bay and Ocean. Room features include TV, Telephone, Fridge, Tea & Coffee amenities, Ensuite bathroom with amenities and Air Conditioning.

Amenities

  • Free continental breakfast
  • WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Activities
Outdoor pool
Spa
Dining
Free continental breakfast
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Services
Laundry service
Childcare Service
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Currency exchange
Internet
WiFi
Transportation
Airport shuttle
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Service animals allowed

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Hotel Map

-17.7306 168.3112
Area served
2 mins from Port-Vila central
Nearby airports
10mins from Bauerfield International Airport
Area description
Located on the harbour front with stunning views over the Fatumaru bay, Port Vila. Hotel is only a 5 minute walk into the centre of town for a large variety of shops and markets.

Nearby points of interest

  • Le Meridein Casino: 1.9 km
  • Roi Mata's Grave: 19.4 km

Dining

Main Restaurant
Guests can dine at the on-site restaurant that serves delicious cuisine for breakfast, lunch as well as dinner. After a tiring day, you can unwind at the cosy bar with a refreshing drink during our infamous Happy Hour!

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
13:00
Check-out:
11:00

Terms and conditions

Extra charges may apply for children. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the quoted rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Moorings Hotel Port Vila

Overall score

3.1 / 5
5.01.0
7 out of 7
Amenities:
3.1
Cleanliness:
3.6
Hotel staff:
3.9
Comfort:
2.6
Location:
4.1
Value:
3.3

57% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Moorings Hotel Port Vila

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Northern Kiwi
Business
NZ
19 Oct 2014

Unimpressed

I have stayed at the Moorings several times. We know the hotel is under new ownership and they are renovating and changing things. Change the beds! Spent an uncomfortable night in one of the front rooms, frankly , not that impressed by this place. Lacks any atmosphere, used to like the old bar, food is very so so.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

My best meal in Vanuatu was a sirlion steak at the Anchorage,

Review of Moorings Hotel Port Vila

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
gerriatric
Business
New Zealand
6 Sep 2014

very relaxed holiday

Fantastic staff, made us feel so welcome, did everything they could to make our holiday enjoyable. Difficult time for staff as hotel changed ownership while we were there. Previous owner has let the hotel run down. Decor tired and dated but room still comfortable. Restaraunt choices very limited except for special nights such as Melanesian nights and Sunday roast. Bar choices limited. The new owners have an opportunity to restore this hotel to its previous standard.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Great food at Beef House Grill and Bar

Review of Moorings Hotel Port Vila

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
holgy
Business
Glenwood. Aust.
10 Jun 2014

Moorings nightmare.

If you stay here for 10 days like us travel light. There is no robe or space for your suitcases. Don't expect to get a good night sleep with the nite club out front and the locals screaming till 4 am.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: In Hotel

Buy a roast chicken and salad in town as the food in most places was less than average and cost more than average.

Review of Moorings Hotel Port Vila

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Jeremy and Sandra
Business
Geelong, Australia
27 Sep 2013

quiet & good position but no beach :(

Staff were helpful & pleasant, especially when our hot water service broke down - it was replaced within 24 hours, staff also really helpful & informative re booking tours etc. Position is easy walking or bus ride to centre of Port Vila; the pool was clean & we had a harbourside room with a small deck with our own sun lounges looking over the lagoon - just lovely! The only negative is there is no sand beach.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Not Applicable

Visit Mt Yasur on Tanna Island - an expensive day tour but so exciting being able to see the volcano so close. Take runners to walk up the volcano as it is very slippery.

Review of Moorings Hotel Port Vila

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
trm1982
Business
Sydney, Australia
23 Sep 2013

An acceptable short stay hotel

This is not a hotel that you'd stay at for more than a day or 2 unless you had to. The beds are quite uncomfortable, and the linen old. The pool is quite nice. The staff at the restaurant are friendly enough and they make a good coffee. However the included breakfast is miserable and barely worth including. If you arrive outside of normal hours, expect to have to wake up the security staff who will check you in abruptly. This is not the best welcome. Wifi is not available in the rooms, but you can use it in shared areas. Moorings Management should consider offering a taxi service to and from the airport. The unscrupulous taxi drivers at the airport will rip you off and their vans are sometimes quite old and grubby.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

Flag down any van that passes you - it costs 150 vatu to go virtually anywhere within the city of Port Vila. This is an efficient, reliable and cheap way to get around.

Review of Moorings Hotel Port Vila

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Not Provided
26 Jun 2010

Did not have hot hot water for

Did not have hot hot water for a shower in the mornings

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
No rating
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Moorings Hotel Port Vila

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Not Provided
3 Dec 2009

The room was ok, but close to

The room was ok, but close to the main road!! No coathangers, so we had to use a bunk bed that came with the room. Pool very well kept, not impressed we did not get continental breakfast, however I believe this will be included in future, A YOUNG PERSON's HOTEL! noisy in the evenings, and during major sports games. However, it is handy to many things so you cannot have it all ways. Staff were friendly, however untidy when cleaning the rooms, this is a management fault, provide staff with proper cleaning trolly , on both floors, things left around all day are unsightly and a hazzard. Aircon and fan worked well. another chair in the room would have been great.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
No rating
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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