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South Seas Private Hotel

6 Williamson Rd, Suva, Viti Levu, Fiji
South Seas Private Hotel
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Jersey City, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You get what you pay for. You can go spend a lot more money to stay at a Holiday Inn that seems dated. South Seas Private Hotel is like stepping back in time. The long verandah is simply timeless. I half expected Humphrey Bogart to come ask for a light for his cigar. The rooms were basic and simple but... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

I've been in Fiji for nearly 6 months now and I have been to south seas about 10 times for a night or two when I'm in Suva. It is the cheapest place around! It has everything you need - kitchen, washing facility, hot showers, common room and sleeping dorms. It also has security every night on guard so it's... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

very budget place, but totally fine for what you pay (only $50 a night for a double). Bed was pretty hard, as was the pillow, but can't complain for what you're paying. Easy walking distance in to town too, and Suva museum is a 5 min walk down the road

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Detroit, Michigan
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21 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We stayed here for three nights in Suva and it was a good base. The facilities are really good, amazing kitchen and eating space. The rooms were very clean and there was a tv room to hang out in. It was a really good base for us to explore Suva, on the 15 minute walk into town you passed a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We stayed one night in the "deluxe" room, which has a double bed and an ensuite bathroom. Good points: - The hotel itself is truly charming, with its shiny wooden floors, lovely little garden and lots of character. - I enjoyed the location, a little bit out of town but still within 5 to 20 minutes walking distance, depending on... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

It is cheap but for a reason. You have to pay a deposit for everything - even $1 for a knife and $1 for a fork to use in the kitchen. Don't stay in Room 31 as it backs on to the toilet block and you can hear everything! And I mean everything! There is a window above the room's... More 

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Toney, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Stayed there in 1994 and again in June 2014: excellent stay both times. Both times I stayed in the "deluxe" room with the double bed (this time with a rollaway bed added) and en suite bath. Good value, vintage charm. The good: - clean - very close to the Fiji Museum in Thurston Park, Albert Park (to catch a local... More 

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Montreal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Set on a leafy back street one block above Albert Park, the long running South Seas Private Hotel is a peculiar establishment. Austere, sleepy, more like a no frills boarding school than a hotel, it appears frozen in time. It is! The reception is behind bars. But the wooden hotel is clean, functional and well managed. In the evening guests... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013 via mobile

I stayed 3nights in a door, the hotel is good looking but the common bathroom is only one toilet and one shower upstairs (which are locking with great difficulty!) and 2 downstairs but because we were real few in the hotel it was fine. The real problem is there is no electrical plug in the room and just one bathroom... More 

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Oregon
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14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013 via mobile

The building is amazingly well-maintained for its age, and everything was spotlessly clean. We enjoyed walking into town and to the museum from this convenient location, and our room (#38) was very quiet, well-ventilated, and had a nice view of trees and shrubs. The bed was a bit hard. The front office charges a refundable deposit for items like towels... More 

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