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5 Best Luxury Hotels in Suva

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Luxury Accommodation in Suva

A special trip to Fiji’s capital city and the hub of the South Pacific deserves a special place to stay. It’s true, Suva’s hotel scene isn’t exactly brimming with five-star accommodation, except of course for one famous historic hotel in particular, but there are a few hidden gems with exceptional design and service which will make you question that conservative “four-star” rating. We’ll go through some of your best options for luxury hotels in Suva right here.

While you’re here, be sure to discover our Luxury Guide to Suva, as well as our 6 Luxury Activities in Suva.

1. Grand Pacific Hotel

Stay in one of Fiji’s most iconic buildings and the only five-star hotel in the capital city in the Grand Pacific Hotel. A blend of contemporary elegance and heritage of this 100+-year-old hotel graces the halls, rooms and suites where the Bliss Spa and fine dining Prince Albert Restaurant are just some of the fabulous facilities. As for the rooms, guests can choose the romantic setting of the Heritage Rooms and Suites, or enjoy modern comforts in the stylish Harbour and Kingsford Smith Wings. For something unique, you can even stay in the suites named after the hotel’s famous guests, such as Queen Elizabeth and Charles Kingsford Smith. Thanks to their exquisite cuisine, you’ll also find this hotel on our 10 Best Accommodation in Suva for Foodies.

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2. Tanoa Plaza Hotel

While the rest of our luxury hotels in Suva list looks at four-star hotels, you’ll struggle to find issue with the stylish Suva hotels like the Tanoa Plaza. The Tanoa Plaza Hotel keeps things constantly fresh with regularly refurbished rooms. While a stay in their Superior Rooms and Deluxe Rooms provide a comfortable stay with panoramic views over the city and harbour, a real treat awaits in the luxurious Executive Suites. Each of the four Executive Rooms has a king-sized bed, private balcony, marble bathroom with a spa bath and stylish South Pacific-inspired furniture. The Tanoa Plaza also boasts a swimming pool, gourmet restaurant and bar. This hotel is also worth considering on a romantic getaway to Suva, so check out more options in our 5 Best Wedding & Honeymoon Accommodation in Suva.

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3. Five Princes Hotel

Perched high on a ridge overlooking the harbour, Beqa Island and stunning South Seas sunsets, the Five Princes Hotel is well worth considering for a luxury stay in Suva. The premier boutique hotel has private bures (bungalows) nestled in over an acre of tropical gardens, as well as six hotel rooms or your own private villa. The hotel has a colonial flair, immersing guests in the history of Suva. Guests also have access to the hotel’s gourmet restaurant in the gardens where you can simply ask for what you like and the chefs will head down to the market to make it happen – no menus necessary.

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4. Novotel Suva Lami Bay

A 15-minute drive away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre, yet close enough to visit the sights, the Novotel Suva Lami Bay hotel offers a spectacular four-star retreat. Set on the waterfront of Lami Bay in attractive gardens, the Novotel hotel is one of your more relaxing options in Suva reinforced by the waters-edge pool, day beds overlooking the bay, tropical bar and restaurant. Guest can make use of luxury facilities like the day spa and fitness centre or enjoy some in-room dining. Rooms are suitable for business travellers, couples and families, all well-appointed with a simplistic look.

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5. Holiday Inn Suva

You would hardly think that a “Holiday Inn” is a luxury option, but in Suva, you might be surprised. Enjoy a comfortable stay in the calming “ocean breeze” colour-schemed rooms, suitable for all types of travellers. Families will love the access to the indoor and outdoor children’s pools, while business travellers can take advantage of the on-site business centre. Their Sirocco restaurant offers international cuisine, then finish the night off with the relaxed atmosphere and local musicians at the Tapa Lounge & Bar. For more hotels like this, take a look at our 10 Family Accommodation in Suva

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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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