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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed this hotel for 9 nights. We chose the Ocean Front Spa room, but apparently the spa is not available like other previous reviews said. Many rooms were under renovation during our stay. So it was noisy all the time in the day. I have to say the overall management is not well. A lot of things were not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Considering that a cyclone devastated a lot of properties on the island of Taveuni, Garden Island Resort had done a great job of getting the property back up to par. Our group was supposed to stay in the upper rooms, but those were still under repair, so we were put in the lower rooms. Those rooms used to have a... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

This is my fourth medical humanitarian trip in Fiji but the first time to encounter Garden Island which is a wonderful place to stay! Great relaxing atmosphere Very Clean ate several meals there and service excellent The owner ,"Phil" and his wife Karen fabulous hosts and Phil is an excellent diver and dive master ! Rainbow reef is one of... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We chose to stay here for our honeymoon in May 2016, but had to leave after 1 night since we felt totally misled and misold by the hotel. We prepaid for the Spa Suit price (USD$40 higher than normal room) on but there was no notice/indication that Spas were no longer available. We were aware that cyclone had hit the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

The Garden Island Resort sustained fairly significant cyclone damage in February and they were still trying to put things in order during our stay in May. Claudia, the general manager was very nice and very helpful. The beds were quite comfortable and the rooms were surprisingly quiet at night. The resort looks like a Travelodge or Motel 6 and all... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Hotel was recommended by friend. It survived Winston and was put back in good shape in one month.Amazing. It is a great location for diving the Rainbow reef. Short easy boat out and back. The fancy resorts are $600-1200 us/nite. This place has air conditioned comfortable rooms, great view and excellent food and dive operation for $200/nite. Great place for... More 

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Rancho Santa Fe, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

We were a group of 4 as part of a medical mission team to Taveuni. While the hotel was still under the last stages of repair, the improvements that had been made were beyond impressive. The staff - from housekeeping to restaurant to service to all - could not have been nicer, and they all knew our names. If you... More 

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Woodstock, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

I have been staying at GIR since March 22 for a tv production. The resort suffered major damage during Cyclone Winston. The management made an heroic effort to restore the resort. Some commented on the water issues in late April. These were not unique to GIR. Public water supplies experienced brown water following the historic rainfalls (19 days of flooding... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

The resort was still closed because of the cyclone but they organised for my husband a spear fishing excursion on a small boat with a nice fidjian team for a couple of hours ,but when my husband came back to pay with his credit card , the blond woman from the management said it' was in american dollars , that... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The hotel has just reopened after hurricane damage. The water was not drinkable, was not always working, and ran brown. Most of our group had/have stomach problems and have required medication despite using boiled and bottled water. Construction is still going on and the hammering was all day long. While I appreciate they need to make some money, this place... More 

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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 

Additional Information about Garden Island Resort

Address: Waiyevo | Waiyevo, Taveuni Island, Fiji
Location: Fiji > Taveuni Island
Price Range: $152 - $220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Garden Island Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Garden Island Hotel Taveuni Island
Garden Island Taveuni
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