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Poppy's on the Lagoon

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  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“island night”(27 reviews)
“steep driveway”(21 reviews)
“family pool”(16 reviews)
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3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

we stayed for 5 nights in one of the chalets by the lagoon, whilst this was more expensive than the rooms further from the water ,it benefited from AC ,was no more than 30 feet from the lagoon and perhaps 50 yards from the restaurant...More

1  Thank chrisatholywell
Response from Carla R, Public Relations Manager at Poppy's on the LagoonResponded 17 March 2017

Dear Chrisatholywell, Thank you for taking the time to review Poppys. It sounds like you had a great time at Poppys! You are right about the driveway being steep, however, it is this very driveway that gives us the spectacular sweeping views across the lagoon...More

Reviewed 28 February 2017

Recently stayed at this "resort" in February,2017. Disappointed to find no air conditioning in room. Had ceiling fan which only worked at one speed. The grounds are beautiful and the indigenous staff couldn't do enough for us. It's a pity the European manager didn't take...More

3  Thank denis-Largs
Response from Carla R, Public Relations Manager at Poppy's on the LagoonResponded 17 March 2017

Dear Denis-Largs, Thank you for taking the time to review Poppys. We take the feedback our guests give us very seriously and appreciate where we can improve. Our Garden View Bungalows and Beachfront Spa bungalows both have air-conditioning. The other rooms are all situated well...More

Reviewed 2 February 2017

Getting away from it all in Vanuatu can be a little difficult when there are thousands of other tourists trying to do the same thing. Fortunately, Poppy's is a little further out from the action, allowing you to really escape from it all. Though it...More

1  Thank An0nym0usC0ntribut0r
Response from Carla R, Public Relations Manager at Poppy's on the LagoonResponded 8 February 2017

Dear Anonymouscontributor, Thank you for your positive review about Poppys :-) We agree that our location is perfect! We are right on the lagoon which allows for a cool breeze and spectacular views, but we are also only a 15minute walk into town! I will...More

Reviewed 3 January 2017

I came here for an island night dinner and entertainment and had a great time. All the staff were so very friendly and the food was amazing. I had the beef which was moist and tender and delicious. The different vegetables and salads were also...More

Thank alexhamiltonaus
Response from Carla R, Public Relations Manager at Poppy's on the LagoonResponded 8 February 2017

Dear Alexhamiltonaus, Thank you for taking the time to review Poppys :-) Our island night is a great night! We aim to ensure that our guests not only have a great time eating and drinking, but also learn a little about the food and culture...More

Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Large hotel room that was very relaxed with nice views. The buffet breakfast was delicious with a few different options to choose from and was easy to organise tours with the front desk. Close to Port Vila shops and marketsMore

Thank blakeyboy53
Response from Carla R, Public Relations Manager at Poppy's on the LagoonResponded 25 January 2017

Dear Blakeyboy53, Thank you for taking the time to review Poppys. We are glad to hear that you found our rooms to be so comfortable! We aim to please :-) Everything included in our buffet breakfast is locally sourced from markets and local patisseries or...More

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Room Service
Free Parking
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Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Babysitting
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Refrigerator in room
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Outdoor pool
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US$101 - US$257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#11 Spa Hotel in Port Vila
#12 Family Hotel in Port Vila
#18 On the Beach Hotel in Port Vila
#19 Romantic Hotel in Port Vila
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$101 - US$257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#11 Spa Hotel in Port Vila
#12 Family Hotel in Port Vila
#18 On the Beach Hotel in Port Vila
#19 Romantic Hotel in Port Vila
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Susan H
18 August 2017|
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Response from Steph G | Reviewed this property |
I suspect that chrisatho is correct and that the 3 bed apartments are on the top level, nearer to the road (there is a small pool on that level). However, I suggest you email the resort directly with this question - they... More
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olgabryskine
28 July 2017|
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Response from CarlaPoppys | Property representative |
Hi Olga, Apologies for the delayed reply. It is possible to fish in the lagoon but as mentioned above, it is not prime fishing in comparison to some of the other areas that you can fish in Vanuatu. You will definitely see... More
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Robyn R
26 July 2017|
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Response from CarlaPoppys | Property representative |
Hi Robyn, I apologise for the delay in my reply. I have not been receiving notification of questions :-( Yes! You most definitely can get massages at Poppys. Our masseuses are fantastic and very very popular. We look... More
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"Choose the beach front rooms if possible"
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"A steep walk to the road from the hotel. If your not sure on your feet be careful."
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"If you can't have dairy you'll need to take an alternative with you. Not much else other than Soy on..."
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"Rooms by the main pool could get noisy depending on who else is staying."
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