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Smugglers Cove Beach Resort & Hotel
Ranked #5 of 25 Hotels in Nadi
Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

Myself and my girlfriend booked ourselves in for three nights for our arrival in Fiji and luckily we booked through hostel world which turns out saves you a lot of money as booking direct or through an activity company costs more than twice more! The pick up in the airport was free but turned up very late which was annoying but as we weren't paying any extra for it was not a problem. The staff upon arrival are very friendly and helpful, they get your bags and carry them to your rooms which is a great help! The food from the bar is great but comes with a higher price than other local hostels/accommodation so if you want cheap decent food pop down the road to bamboo which are slightly cheaper but still at a high quality! We booked our island hopping through the connxions office there and the woman was very helpful! We actually booked our last couple of nights back at smugglers again through hostel world because it's just so much cheaper! The only real problem with smugglers was the free breakfast as the selection is really poor and actually if you couldn't eat wheat you'd have to buy a cooked meal!!!! Apart from that I definitely recommend here just book trough hostel world!

Stayed: August 2014
Thank Ryan E
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Reviewed August 1, 2014

Love love love this place. Absolutely enjoyed my 2 day stay at this resort. The waitress, maids, frontdesk and bartender were simply nice. Amazing food. Affordable price and the cocktails are my favorite. Wailoaloa sunset is a must try. Met a beautiful waitress talei during my stay. She made it feel I was at home eventho I was by myself. 10/10. Definitely coming back again. Vinaka Fiji

  • Stayed: July 2014
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Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

The hostel has a nice layout and a very nice atmosphere in the evening. We stayed in a 4 bed dorm which was alright, but slightly dingy and the shower wasn't nice at all (but hot!). They have a free breakfast which was really appreciated, especially as we were only paying £7 a night for our bed. Lots of fruit, cereal, bread (sometimes pancakes) and juice. The food in the hostel restaurant is very overpriced for what it is and the wifi is ludicrously priced ! ($25 a day...) If you walk 2 minutes down the beach to the right you'll arrive at Bamboo Backpackers. You can sit on their tables outside and use their free wifi, and they also serve much cheaper food! I'd say if you want the true Fiji experience, stay in Nadi for as little time as possible.

Stayed: August 2014
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Reviewed July 30, 2014

We had a great wedding at Smugglers Cove Resort. Service was fantastic and staff were very helpful. "Food was delicious and decoration was amazing". All our family and friends had an amazing time in the wedding.
We could not have found a better spot then Smugglers Cove to get married.
Jenice and Mark Hinton are fantastic people to deal with.
I would not hesitate to go back and have another function at Smugglers Cove.
Blissful location!

  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 27, 2014

Stayed at the apartment blocks, I think they are the newer addition..clean and had most things you would want. Our room was up a flight of stairs and towards the carpark so limited visibility of the sea but minimum noise from the bar downstairs. Staff were very friendly. Breakfast is basic. Dinner was pretty good. Its right on the beach and has a small swimming pool. Stayed 2 nights and enjoyed the fire dance 1st night and kava session with local songs on the second night.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with family
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2  Thank Dinesh C
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Reviewed July 27, 2014

Smugglers Cove is definitely the place to go! When I got there, the part that surprised me was how friendly they all were! The staff were extremely warm and welcoming and helped wherever they could. They were very fun to be around and made me feel completely comfortable. The staff remembered my name for the entire trip!
they were extremely informative about all the day tours.
I completely enjoyed my stay there and I would love to stay there again.

  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled solo
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Reviewed July 23, 2014

For a couple of nights this hostel is good. The restaurant area is nice with a good food choice. I stayed in the 30+ dorm and if you want a goods night sleep you won't get it here because many people have to get up early to catch planes, boats, etc. For short stay it does the job, I would not recommend staying here for more than a couple of nights because theres not much to do in the surrounding area.

  • Stayed: June 2014, traveled solo
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Additional Information about Smugglers Cove Beach Resort & Hotel

Address: 13 Wasawasa Road | Wailoaloa Beach, Nadi Bay, Nadi, Viti Levu, Fiji
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Location: Fiji > Viti Levu > Nadi
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Nadi
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Nadi
Price Range: $30 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Smugglers Cove Beach Resort & Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Smugglers Cove is a newly built 3 1/2 star rated beachfront resort centrally located on renowned Wailoaloa Beach at Nadi Bay & a comfortable 15 minutes drive from Nadi International Airport, Port Denarau Marina & Nadi Town. The popular Ghost Ship Bar & Grill offers great local & international fare at reasonable prices along with stunning sunsets and ocean views from the beachfront deck dining area. If you are looking for suitable Nadi accommodation that has a fun, inter-cultural atmosphere along with clean comfortable rooms and Free High Speed Wi-Fi Smugglers Cove really is the place to be....... ... more   less 
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