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Garden Island Resort

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   Waiyevo | Waiyevo, Taveuni Island, Fiji
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I live in Hawaii and have traveled all over the world. The week that my wife and I spent at Garden Island Resort in Taveuni was one of the best travel experiences of my life. The oceanfront rooms were immaculate and provided the perfect view of the ocean (and A/C). The staff was super friendly and attended to our every... More

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have a stressful job, and the two weeks we spent at Garden Island Resort were pure heaven. Don't let the slightly bumpy ride to the resort fool you. You couldn't ask for a more idyllic location -- literally walk out the sliding door of our room and stare at clear blue ocean water. Perhaps sit in the hammock under... More

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The Entrance, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Managed to stay a night at this beautiful little resort on Taveuni on my way back from staying 2 weeks at the beautiful Maqai Beach Eco Resort. www.maqai.com So glad i did get the chance to stay here as it was a beautiful resort,clean,fresh and a great location to chill out.great pizzas and food and wonderful attentive staff.the manager was... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group of 6 spent 10 days at Garden Island Resort, Taveuni and loved every second. The staff were all so friendly and accomodated to all our needs. The room was clean and all have a spectucalar view of the ocean. Food was excellent and the chef cooked everything to perfection and the presentation was first class. The dive centre... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked it because it was the cheapest of the resorts on Taveuni that has air conditioning in the rooms. It suited our purpose as Divers. It is a nice hotel with very friendly staff. The room with the Ocean view gives a beautiful view of the Ocean from the bed. The food was good. You have to order your... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We spent 7 nights at this resort. Great location nice and quite at the time which suited us. Food was excellent and the service could not be faulted. The hotel is right on the water and also has a dive shop. We were not divers but still had an excellent time. Claudia the manager was easy to talk to and... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We spent nine days at this great hotel and loved every minute. The air conditioned rooms were very comfortable with excellent bed linens, comfortable living space and a sparkling view from our oceanfront balcony! The food, the service and the personnel were all wonderful! Claudia the manager was superb and catered to our every need...including throwing a dinner for ten... More

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Brisbane
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

My family and I stayed 3 nights at the Resort. All our meals were excellent and the chilled jugs of sangria just delicious! The rooms were clean and comfortable and the bed was like sleeping on a giant cloud. Quite possibly the best nights sleep I've experienced whilst on holiday ever! Only downside was the attitude of the receptionist. She... More

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Daly City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

We stayed at the Garden Island for 16 nights and it was a lovely and relaxing experience. The accommodations were clean and the staff on site were so nice and welcoming. We enjoyed the meals, and they were even able to assist us with dietary restrictions. The dive center is located on site and readily available to take you to... More

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

This is a very nice hotel which is more reasonably priced among others in the area. Dive shop and the connecting pier is just next door of your rooms so it's exceptionally convenient if you are a diver. In addition, this resort is also very close to the Rainbow Reef, so it saves the long ride out in the bumpy... More

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Also Known As:
Garden Island Hotel Taveuni Island
Garden Island Hotel
Garden Island Taveuni
Address: Waiyevo | Waiyevo, Taveuni Island, Fiji
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Location: Fiji > Taveuni Island
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Taveuni Island
#7 Romantic Hotel in Taveuni Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Garden Island Resort 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Wake up to beautiful panoramic views of the ocean and be lulled to sleep by the sound of the waves at award-wining Garden Island Resort on Taveuni, Fiji. With world class dive sites only moments away, and a coastal 9-hole golf course at your pleasure, there are a bevy of recreational pursuits to be enjoyed including coastal walks, bird watching, hiking, natural waterfalls and horse riding to name a few. Comprising of 15 Ocean front spa suites with a private patio and outdoor spa, and 15 Ocean view rooms fully refurbished with private balconies, each room offers a private space for luxurious comfort and personalised service making Garden Island Resort your home away from home. Garden Island Resort is a PADI 5 Star Dive Resort with a fully equipped dive centre on site with professional and friendly dive crew offering PADI courses, and nitrox for advanced divers. Only 15 minutes away from the Rainbow Reef and over 20 dive sites, you are only moments away from world class diving and amazing soft coral. ... more   less 
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