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Vientiane, Laos
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a nice and clean place to stay with beautiful view. The price is relatively reasonnable. The rooms are clean, breakfast was simple but ok. You can even have pizza for dinner but you have to place an order in advance :)

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We were delighted to have you stay with us in Garden Island Resort and are excited to hear that you had an enjoyable experience! Should you need any assistance in your future visit to Garden Island Resort, please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to seeing you again!

Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had dinner with my partner on the occasion of her birthday at this fabulous resort on the island of Taveuni in Fiji. Although not staying at this resort we wandered down the road (having booked earlier in the day) to be met by the owner, offered a welcoming beverage and then escorted to our table. A wonderful three course...

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Thank you Paul P for taking the time to share your wonderful feedback staying in Garden Island Resort. We were delighted to hear that you and your partner had an enjoyable experience.We sincerely hope to have an opportunity to welcome you and to offer you a memorable stay at Garden Island Resort. Should you need any assistance in your future...

Lafayette, LA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just returned from a 10 night trip to Garden Island Resort on the island of Taveuni with a 9 member group from Aqua Dive Travel, LLC. I always try to write descriptive trip reports to give the reader an idea of what the experience was really like. In this case, I will tell you in advance that any descriptions...

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Thank you very much CajunDiva for your detailed comment, we were delighted to have you stay with us at Garden Island Resort and are excited to hear that you had an enjoyable experience! Nothing pleases us more than hearing your nice compliments about our service. We are sincerely honored to receive such fantastic comments, and we will share your words...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I stayed here for two weeks while diving the Rainbow Reef, which was a 15-minute boat ride from the resort. The reef lived up to its name, having a spectrum of colors in the soft corals and an abundance of sea life, including sharks and a manta ray. Waking up each morning to the sight and sounds of the ocean...

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letitiakeung, Guest Relations Manager at Garden Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Bud B for taking the time to share your feedback. We are delighted to hear your satisfying experiences with us. Nothing pleases us more than hearing your nice compliments about our service. Should you need any assistance in your future visit to Garden Island Resort, please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to seeing you...

Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I didn't stay here, I took dives here. Previously I was supposed to dive with ocean sports but they went vacation for one week I had to choose garden island resort as my lodge suggested. Generally good except that, the boat was tight for 11 divers and 3 DMs. Rainbow reef and White Wall is not as good as I...

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Doylestown, Pa
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Stayed at the Garden Island Resort while diving the breath taking reefs of Fiji. Upon arrival the entire staff greeted us with a local song of welcome. We were taken to our rooms with a spectacular view of the ocean. The rooms were clean and plenty of space for our dive gear. The showers had the best water pressure and...

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letitiakeung, Guest Relations Manager at Garden Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you CaribSea for taking the time to share your feedback. We are delighted to hear your satisfying experiences with us. Nothing pleases us more than hearing your nice compliments about our service. We sincerely hope to offer you a memorable stay next time you are at Garden Island Resort. Should you need any assistance in your future visit to...

Reviewed 30 July 2016

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...

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Atlanta
Reviewed 25 July 2016

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...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 20 June 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...

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Reviewed 17 June 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...

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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 suites with a private patio, 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
Region: Fiji > Taveuni Island
Price Range: $191 - $292 (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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Also Known As:
Garden Island Hotel Taveuni Island
Garden Island Taveuni
Garden Island Resort Fiji/Taveuni Island
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#4 Top resorts Hotel in Taveuni Island
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“Very nice view of the ocean for all rooms”
 of 5 bubbles ketsamayr2016, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have an ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles budb183, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Spa Suites no longer have Spas, save the money and book the lower rate room”
 of 5 bubbles 311coryl, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“First floor best”
 of 5 bubbles drrobtk, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“We were in 102, ground floor with access directly out to the ocean front.”
  • There are beautiful flowers places everywhere!
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