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Cathay Hotel

Tavewa Ave, Lautoka, Viti Levu, Fiji
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Hobart, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

I think reviewers were a little harsh. We stayed 2 weeks in a double room with a group, plenty of room, the fridge worked, so did the aircon (noisily) and what does it matter if you need to pay a deposit for towels- they were changed daily. The main topic of conservation was the water, will we have hot or... More

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Orange, Australia
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231 reviews 231 reviews
42 hotel reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

When I stayed there, they had a blackout because of a cyclone. So I went to bed much earlier than usual. My room was located by a road with a lot of traffic even in the evening. Also, a night club was just across the road and it was very noisy. The worst thing was, some staff were chatting just... More

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Queensland Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

If you can avoid staying in this place good on you. It was my second stay after a few years. Nothing has improved, dirty rooms, houskeeping forgoth teacups, and even sugar in the sugar city. They put clorine in the pool at 3 pm and we could not use it all afternoon. They ask for 10 $ deposit for a... More

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Fiji
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

The services and room condition of Cathay is pathetic. I was told that the rooms are renovated. But renovation is an under statement. The aircon was from the 19th century and dnt cool at all. The room smelled musty and the bathroom was covered in dirt! A very cheesy place. DON'T GO THERE!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2011

We stayed at Cathay hotel after a mess up with the guest list at Lautoka Hotel. Great satff ( very friendly indeed). Room was good and the facilities were alright for the price we paid. Hotel in town and a supermarket was very close by with buses running regularly. Spacious rooms. Liked it :)

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Tauranga, New Zealand
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2010

We stay at at CAthay Hotel in Lautoka for anything up to a week every time we visit Fiji. 15 times so far, and heading there again in 3 weeks. This is the first stop on our around-Fiji holiday which is usually about a month long.Yes, the Cathay is by no means the luxury 5-star hotel of your dreams, but... More

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Northshore,QLD
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2009

checked in at about 1600hrs, room was clean, love the bedspead...otherwise it was just disappointing, not so friendly stuff....no towels, no toilet tissue,no soap,no iron...thank God it was a sleep over for the next day flight....

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Glasgow
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2009

The hotels fine, but nothing special. The aircon is loud and its death as a hotel is imminent. while we were there we saw the death of the pool bar and subscription TV. The rooms are clean, but very much in need of an upgrade. "renovated" rooms differ from their counterparts by a slightly better bathroom decor. We stayed in... More

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akl
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17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2008

Over priced hovel. Simple really. My wife and 2 children were in need of somewhere to stay and decided on this as it was 1am in the morning. We were charged roughly $75 for staying here, the only reason we stayed here was that the other 2 decent hotels in town were full (we were surprised) and our flight came... More

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sydney,australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
30 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2007

the venerable old cathay hotel in lautoka is dying (possibly to be rebuilt as a small chain hotel).this is sad news for past budget/upmarket backpackers revisiting this fijian indian sugar town which is also departure point for 12 hour boat crossing to savusavu..there is no longer a restaurant on premises and even the "renovated" rooms are poor standard with rattlery... More

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Fiji4Less, Management at Cathay Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate all feedback, and are grateful for the opportunity to respond. With respect to the above review, we would just like to clarify that: a) Cathay Hotel is operating as normal although we are reviewing plans to renovate our restaurant which is currently closed (in the interim, there are many restaurants nearby) b) There are no plans underway to... More

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Additional Information about Cathay Hotel

Address: Tavewa Ave, Lautoka, Viti Levu, Fiji
Location: Fiji > Viti Levu > Lautoka
Amenities:
Free Parking Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #6 of 7 hotels in Lautoka
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