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Oarsman's Bay Lodge

Nacula Island, Fiji
Oarsman's Bay Lodge
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Zurich, Switzerland
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To say some things first: yes, the resort is very aged and the bures probably do not meet the standard of the price. But it is clean (roomservice every day) both shower and beachtowels are provided and the infrastructure is currently being renovated. We have spent one month in Fiji, from which the 4 days at Oarsman's were the very... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights in a beachside Bure ( paying 4 star rating prices)and were confronted with no flushing toilet and a dribble of a shower.We asked to be moved or fixed with no response.Meals were below standard and no choice, eat what you are given at designated time ( like a bad boarding school) Even the backpackers in Dorms... More 

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Venice, Italy
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

My boyfriend and I came to oarsmans bay because of the rent your own island. The Island is called honeymoon island. Oarsman Bay is ran by a fijian family. They own that island. We rented it for two nights. We rented a tent to sleep in. The family brings you breakfast, lunch, and dinner. They bring you really anything you... More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Amazing place, with perfect clean water and peaceful in the air... I've been there for 3 days in May, and the wheatear was perfect, good for snorkeling as well, really close to the blue lagoon where is perfect snorkeling site. The people are so friendly and nice... Really good like a paradise!

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Jindabyne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

My partner and I spent 4 nights at Oarsman's Bay from April 15th to 19th 2015. We loved the time we spent at Oarsman's and wished we could have stayed longer. This is not a five star resort, but this is what makes the experience so unique and so special. Of special mention is the food at at Oarsman's -... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Stayed here to stay 2 nights and have to say that it was very pleasant this is a very nice to stay. From the minute you step on the island you are welcomed and feel like part of the family! This is a great place to stay if you want a peaceful place that is very authentic. Only bad thing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Spent 6 days with the friendly locals at Oarsman's Bay Lodge in March 2015. Most people passing through were on the Bula Pass and only spending 2 nights. I'm really glad we had the extra time there as the staff at Oarsman's go out of their way to do special things for their guests. One night it was a Fijian... More 

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Maldonado, Uruguay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I stayed there 3 nights... it was the perfect place to start 2015!!! The view is a complete paradise, the beach is amazing even with low tide (which in other resorts is not always the case because they have reef very close). The food was also pretty good and we didn't get sick here (we did in other resorts we... More 

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chertsey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for one night as we were unable to book another night at the Blue Lagoon next door. While the Blue Lagoon is clearly a slicker operation, we actually enjoyed our time more at Oarsmen's because of the family friendly atmosphere (the far cheaper room/food rates also helped!). The beach is stunning - actually better... More 

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Marxzell, Germany
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I stayed there in June 2014 for 6 nights and I can recommend it to all those travelers who don't look for fancy bungalows, 5 star restaurants and very professional management but for the real Fiji with the most friendly and lovely staff, travelers who can be happy and content even if not everything works for 100 %. Me, I... More 

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