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Garden Island Resort

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3.5 of 5
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Waiyevo | Waiyevo, Taveuni Island, Fiji
Garden Island Resort
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Ranked #8 of 10 Hotels in Taveuni Island
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Stephen A Carmel, California
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Carmel, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There are more expensive and out of they way places to stay on Taveuni, but no place can boast the friendly family atmosphere and great somsomo straits view and diving than the Garden Inn. Centrally located on the island, easy and quick dive trips to the Rainbow reef. Take kayak to the coastal island explore your own bat cave and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came of a diving (group) trip and was greeted by staff welcoming us in song! All the staff knew, used and remembered our names the whole 11 days. Food was superb. I would like to thank Eta, Maria, Nanni, Tracy and Colletta and all the rest for a wonderfully enjoyable time. The staff treat you like family. Super cozy beds,... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Fiji for a one week trip and we had absolutely great holiday. The resort is very nice with excellent services, great food and friendly staff. Even if it is off-season in February there, weather was fantastic with very little rain and almost no wind. We are very keen divers, we spent most of our time in the... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Garden Island treats you like family. Everyone there is super friendly and wanting to accommodate you in any way possible.Rooms were nice, fresh flowers left every day in your room. Food was good. Owner is on the premises. This may have something to do with how nice everyone is. One drawback - there is no beach although lounges and hammocks... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recommend this hotel, but only for scuba divers looking for a remote location. The rooms were updated and clean, but otherwise basic. Don't plan on watching much tv since there's only 3 channels, so find alternate entertainment like an excursion or village tour. Wifi is available for purchase, but spotty at times. During our stay some guests thought that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hats off to Tracy, Nancy, Eta and Maria who took exceptional care of our dive group during our stay. They quickly learned all of our names and catered to all of our dietary needs. Housekeeping was also outstanding, delivering fresh flowers in the room everyday. Diving was exceptional and the dive masters were very friendly, Padi trained and experienced.

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The entire staff was great, the dive operation was run well, just a great experience overall. The meals were tasty and well-prepared. There weren't many guests when we visited in February, so we were pampered in many respects. The resorts ideal location to diving made it a good choice for us; only 15 or 20 minutes in the boat to... More 

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Hong Kong Region, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Nice place. Love the area. Love the island. Didn't like the staff asking too many personal questions. No privacy. They try to find info on you and if your a private person, not recommended to go there. Staff needs to be thought to not to invade and spread and respect privacy. I was told all the people who came here... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

My friend and I stayed in one of the upstairs Ocean View rooms. Unfortunately on the first night the room had a number of problems such as AC and TV remotes, bed lamp and some power points not working and no soap.for the hand basin (and the shower gel dispenser was broken). These were not major but a little annoying.... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Garden Isle was a perfect choice for us. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The staff is super! The beds are comfy with nice linens. Plenty of hot water and water pressure. The jacuzzi tub is a treat outside after diving. Dive shop is well equipped and the Dive Masters are knowledgeable and fun. The food was tasty and fresh and... More 

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