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Adelaide, Australia
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Returned recently from second trip to Sanbis resort in 6 months. Already planning next visit and hopping is not going to be to far away. Once again Hans and staff from Sanbis excelled in welcoming and accommodating another fantastic holiday experience. Don't want to go into details about accommodation,food,hospitality,natural beauty of Sanbis resort,if interested you can read my previous review,because... More 

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Cairns
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20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Yes it is an eco resort and the rooms are locally built and the ensures are well appointed but, the food is over priced for what it was, we could have been eating in Pt Douglas for the cost. Salt water mixed with freshwater in the showers. Put washing in and received a shirt back that stank worse then before... More 

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Eden, Australia
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61 reviews
35 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 June 2016

We had booked for our second time with Sanbis....we loved our first stay there and was so looking forward to our 2nd stay. Unfortunately, due to Solomon Airlines dismantling all services to and from the Solomons we had to face the task of cancelling our holiday as there through no fault of the resort. Hans spoke to us and tried... More 

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Petrie, Australia
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126 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

My wife and I stayed at Sanbis Resort for three nights and throughly enjoyed our stay here, The owner Hans and his staff are very friendly, welcoming and have a great service ethic. The food (Breakfast, lunch, dinner )is top class and reasonably priced with good choices each day. The fully stocked SB bar with cable tv overlooking stunning coral... More 

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Sandstone Point, Australia
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 5 May 2016

We had a blissful 7 days at Sanbis Resort, Gizo, Solomon Islands. Hans & all his staff are very obliging, accommodating & happy=go=lucky bunch of people. Not far from Australia, it only takes a couple of hours by plane & boat. So, not a draining flight. I was particularly pleased that QANTAS maintains all aircraft, mechanically, on behalf of Solomon... More 

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Mandurah, Australia
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Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Been here 4 times over about 10 years. Best fun place to stay in The Islands. Heaps to do, stunning place, very relaxed, tremendous staff and an incredibly fun, hospitable owner who makes us feel very welcome every time. If you want entertainment and laughs, or alternatively quiet and solitude, go, go, go! If you expect 5-star service with a... More 

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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Sanbis is incredible. Just returned from 10 days there with some friends on a surfing and diving trip. So good!! The island surrounded by amazing reef with kolombangara in the distance is paradise. The little bar on the water is probably one of the best in the world. Accommodation is comfortable and unpretentious, food was so so good and there's... More 

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Arrived at Gizo airstrip no one came to pick us up for transfer to Sanbis Resort. Very scary getting dark, no phone to ring resort. We had to pay local to take us in his boat. ($20 aud) Never compensated for the $20. Not even a free drink Hans (resort owner)says he never received a booking for u Sanbis could... More 

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HansGizo, Owner at Sanbis Resort, responded to this review

Dear Gail I think the feeling is mutual and after consulting with staff it looks like we all are quite happy for you to enjoy your next holiday elsewhere. Your opinion on us, is in contrast to many of our repeat guests and I have no inclination to waste my (what you describe as lack of) social skills on replying... More 

Santa Rosa, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 January 2016

I took a long weekend away from work to experience some of the legendary beauty of the Solomon Islands and I wasn't disappointed. I fell in love with the giant clams with their bright purple, green, and yellow colors. It was so easy to jump off the pier for amazing snorkeling that my skin stayed shriveled the entire stay from... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

Where to start? Great host, excellent food, friendly staff, amazing nature etc. We stayed in Sanbis for 13 days in November and had best time of our lives. My wife did diving just about every day and being diving at places like Maldives,Mexico and Fiji just to name few she was pleasantly surprised with quality and diversity of marine life... More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Total Exclusivity! Located on a secluded island approximately 7 minutes from Gizo by boat, Sanbis Resort offers premier accommodation with each bungalow having its own private beach; ensuite with hot water and a stunning view across the lagoon. The number of bungalows has been limited to six to ensure privacy and luxury for guests. You will be spoilt in every way possible. The resort boasts a gourmet kitchen with a fully stocked bar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sanbis Resort

Address: Mbabanga Island | Western Province, Gizo, Ghizo Island 1100, Solomon Islands
Region: Solomon Islands > Ghizo Island > Gizo
Price Range: $285 - $1,042 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Sanbis Hotel Gizo
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