best-hotels-on-the-suncoast© Tanoa Waterfront Hotel

10 Best Hotels on the Suncoast

© Tanoa Waterfront Hotel

Hotels in Lautoka, Tavua, Rakiraki and Beyond

The Suncoast is a vast region of Fiji covering the northern half of the main island, Viti Levu. With a network of roads, it’s one of the few areas in Fiji ideal for renting a car and hitting the road. With that, there are plenty of cheap hotels to stop in for a quick stay along the way. Otherwise, there is a small selection of more up-market hotels should you want to treat yourself. Check out your options with this list of hotels on the Suncoast.

While you’re here, you might also be interested in The Complete Guide to the Suncoast.

1. Tanoa Rakiraki Hotel

Rakiraki’s only hotel (among plenty of resort and villa accommodation), Tanoa Rakiraki Hotel is a well-appointed hotel with a restaurant, bar, swimming pool and sports courts. Choose from the Executive King Room, Superior Queen Room and a Suite, each with a double bed making this hotel best suited to couples and business travellers. The restaurant is well put together serving Indo-Fijian cuisine, while you can make use of the catering services along with the function rooms. See more accommodation like this in the 5 Best Luxury Resorts on the Suncoast.

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2. Gold Town Tavua Hotel

The Tavua Hotel is a bit of a tourist attraction in itself, based in a colonial heritage building. The hotel makes for an affordable stay in Tavua while road tripping around the Suncoast, thanks to its range of Double Rooms and Family Rooms. Accommodation is spread between the colonial hotel and newer villas, while guests can also make use of the on-site restaurant, pool and bar.

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3. Outback Hotel Fiji

Delve into the interior of Viti Levu by staying at the Outback Hotel Fiji. Located in a spectacular valley alongside the Ba River, the Outback Hotel has Garden Villas, Standard Rooms and a Dormitory, ideal for those travelling on a budget. While hotel rooms might be simple, there’s not much reason to spend all your time in your room with activities including Navala village trips, waterfall tours, hiking, fishing, kava ceremonies and more. Food can be purchased at the hotel’s restaurant and bar.

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4. Tanoa Waterfront Hotel

Another fantastic 4.5-star hotel from Tanoa, Tanoa Waterfront Hotel is located along the waterfront of Lautoka. Enjoy days lazying by the outdoor pool, getting pampered in the Noqui Tau Spa or sipping cocktails in the Sunset Bar. There’s also a gym on-site, as well as Fins Restaurant serving international and local food. With a range of indoor and outdoor function areas, Tanoa Waterfront Hotel also makes a great venue for your wedding and reception. Find out more in our 7 Best Wedding & Honeymoon Resorts on the Suncoast.

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5. Cathay Hotel

A budget hotel option in Lautoka, Cathay Hotel features 38 rooms including dormitories, ensuite private rooms and the choice between air-conditioned or fan-cooled rooms. Relax by the outdoor swimming pool and sun deck or watch TV in the lounge, but you won’t be able to eat here with no food services available other than simple breakfasts can be ordered the night before. Not that it matters too much with the hotel’s central location close to many eateries. See more like this in 8 Best Budget Accommodation on the Suncoast.

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6. Sea Breeze Hotel

An alternative option in Lautoka is the Sea Breeze Hotel. While quite “old-fashioned” in design, each room is private with an ensuite and air-conditioning. There is a TV lounge, an outdoor swimming pool and a bar, but the dining room is only open for breakfast. Nevertheless, it’s only a short walk to the city centre, yet still away from the main roads and traffic.

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7. Tailevu Hotel

On the east side of Viti Levu 50km north of Suva, Tailevu Hotel is a colonial-style hotel overlooking Korovou town. They provide affordable hotel rooms with ensuite, tea-coffee facilities, fridge and more, making it comfortable for a quick stay. The hotel also has a restaurant, lounge bar and nightclub. There’s a barbecue to also spruce up your own meals.

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8. Lautoka Hotel

As you can see, there is no lack of budget hotels in Lautoka with the Lautoka Hotel added yet another option. Rooms include a Deluxe Room, Family Room, Standard Room, Budget Aircon Room, Budget Fan Room and the Dormitory. While the hotel has a pizza restaurant, the Seaview Restaurant, a bottle shop and a swimming pool, it’s only a short walk from the city centre and its eateries. There is also a nightclub on-site, Ashiqi Night Club.

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9. Safari Lodge

For a budget stay on Nananu-i-Ra Island, just off the coast of Rakiraki, Safari Lodge is a great choice. The lodge makes an excellent base for adventure, offering kitesurfing, windsurfing, scuba diving, sailing and more. In between, stay in one of the affordable Beach Front Bures, Ocean View Villas, Mango Tree Villas, Private Room with a Balcony, Dorm Room or the Family Room. Learn more about kitesurfing here in The Best Places for Kitesurfing in Fiji.

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10. Wananavu Beach Resort

If you’re looking for a more “holiday resort” experience with a range of activities and excellent dining right on your doorstep then consider one of the 10 Best Resorts on the Suncoast. One of our top picks in the Wananavu Beach Resort, offering something for everyone from Garden Bures to a private villa. Activities include fishing, scuba diving, spa treatments, dolphin cruises, sunset cruises, village tours, waterfall tours and more.

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Laura S.

This article was reviewed and published by Laura, editor in chief and co-founder of Fiji Pocket Guide. Since arriving solo in the South Pacific over 10 years ago with nothing but a backpack and a background in journalism, her mission has been to show the world how easy (and awesome) it is to explore a paradise such as Fiji. She knows the islands inside-out and loves sharing tips on how best to experience Fiji’s must-dos and hidden gems. Laura is also editor of several other South Pacific travel guides.

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