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Solomon Kitano Mendana Hotel

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Spent 2 weeks here while diving next door with Tulagi Dive. In the middle of town. Found the hotel rooms spacious and clean and cleaned everyday while we were out. Dining room and meals were very good and reasonable. Didn't try the Japanese. All the staff were courteous and helpful. Could ask for more when really only sleeping there.

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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

It's ok. Quite central in Honiara. A convenient place to stay if you're diving with Neil at Tulagi dive. Rooms vary , but a cool and comfortable. Don't expect Hilton hotel in New York standards. Rooms are not cleaned very well. Hotel dining is quite good.

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Boca Raton, Florida
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights last week. We had rooms in the east wing and an executive suite. It's about as nice as you're gonna get in Honiara people. Ok so some of the rooms need an update. Well the answer is simple, ask for a nicer room and upgrade! The staff were very helpful and fixed anything we asked...

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We stayed at this hotel for one night only as a stopover awaiting flight back to Australia. My first impressions of the hotel were when i last stayed here almost ten years ago. It was a nice hotel back then and a few changes have taken place in the main foyer/lobby with new tiles replacing the aging timber floor. Staff...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Firstly I'd like to mention that at arrival the splendor of the Foyer and restaurant area is appealing and inviting. The staff, as always in the Solomons is welcoming and helpful. From there things started to slide. Our room on the other hand was disappointing. We clearly where housed in an older section of the hotel (that was misleading by...

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1Thank Adam T
Warragul
Reviewed 15 July 2016

The hotel staff are good and helpful. Hotel rooms have seen better days and are in an average to poor condition. They have updated some rooms but apparently they are only let to "important people". During our stay there was the heads of government for Pacific Islands meeting at Honiara. They closed down the restaurant to normal customers some days...

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2Thank Peter F
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Where do I start. The Gardenview room was barely adequate. The beds were uncomfortable, it was grubby, the doors hardly opened & closed. The food at the western restaurant hardly edible and service was poor. They had a leader summit on during our stay with international and regional leaders in attendance daily. During this the guests could not even access...

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Reviewed 14 July 2016

Good location close to Yacht Club and the main drag. Has a very good restaurant and facilities. Good variety of meals and not over priced. The old section is comfortable with large rooms. The new section has excellent rooms. Very spacious with seperate bed and bath rooms and extremely well furnished.

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1Thank barry695
Australia
Reviewed 1 July 2016

A large group of us decided to try the Wednesday Buffet and were disappointed by how quick the prawns, oysters and lobster disappeared with no attempt by the restaurant to refill the trays so if you didn't get it first up you missed out but still got charged the same price. There was one plate of profiteroles and when they...

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Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is a nice, safe and comfortable hotel. Quite relaxing seaside behind restaurants and pool but not suited for swimming. Staff are friendly and try hard but can offer only so much in a jading environment. Price is high, wireless is poor and costly, fixed internet works but expensive. No Gym or any other facility for recreation. Ordinary pool. My...

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Additional Information about Solomon Kitano Mendana Hotel

Address: Honiara, Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands
Region: Solomon Islands > Guadalcanal Island > Honiara
Price Range: $217 - $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 96
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