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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived to a rude receptionist who didn't understand what we wanted. We sent an email to book a 2 bedroom apartment with cooking facilities. The receptionist showed us the apartment that was available to us. Unfortunately is was very dirty with ants all over the kitchen, the T.V didn't work and nor did the stove. For $157.00 a night,...

1Thank cuddleduck
Yosemite National Park, California
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We stayed in Levuka two nights, one night in a very basic guest house, due to negative reviews about the Royal Hotel. The second day we ventured over to the Royal Hotel and it was 100% better in all aspects. I stayed at the Royal Hotel 30 yrs ago in a dorm setting. On this trip we stayed in a...

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Krungthep Mahanakorn
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The Royal Hotel is the exact opposite of the little island where it stands. While everyone else in Levuka greets you with a smile, service is non-existent here. At first the bar is “for resident guests only” but after one of the nicer ladies remembered seeing us around town earlier, they let us order beer and soft drinks (no food,...

Thank PORhibido
Paris, France
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We didn’t stay in the Royal Hotel : when we arrived, the hotel was full and the lady at the reception was pretty unfriendly, not ready to help us to find another place. We went to the very close Clara’s Holiday Lodge… that I recommend a lot !! It’s cheaper (50 $ double room with breakfast) and clean, the family...

Thank Oriane R
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 February 2016

The photos give the hotel much more credit than the actual place which needs some signficant restorative work - the hot water heaters barely produced any hot water. The staff however, are incredibly friendly and helpful and are always willing to help.

1Thank AusAnia
Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 January 2016

I stayed in a garden bungalow. It was cheap but run down and not even very clean. I had to clean the bedside cabinet before I wanted to put anything on it - it was filthy. The coffee table in the sitting room is a hazard. The corners of the glass looked really sharp and I tried hard to avoid...

Thank Lesley J
Taranaki Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 October 2015

The Royal is Fiji's oldest working hotel. Like stepping back in time, it reflects the old world charm of yesteryear. The staff were all courteous and helpful as well as a great source of information about Levuka. My daughter and I stayed four nights, enjoyed the people and heritage and would the Royal to anyone who likes unique experiences when...

Thank JanetFrancesco
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 October 2015

A step back in time. We stayed 3 nights in this rambling old hotel. Full of character and characters. We stayed in the family room; spacious, comfy old cane chairs, windows opening on both sides with a view to the park and a view to the sea. If you're a light sleeper the thin walls could be an issue but...

1Thank KerryH7
Kyneton, Australia
Reviewed 15 September 2015

I despair at the negative comments by self indulgent Australians who expect 5 star luxury on a South Pacific Island where the average wage is $3.50/hour, cost of living is astronomical by any standard and yet the level of service in terms of a smile, a welcome and 'how can I help you' leaves one wondering - why do WE...

8Thank Petros3444
Reviewed 19 August 2015

We stayed the bungalow for two nights. It is a roomy open plan room. It has a comfortable bed and dining table and chairs. There is a fridge in the room. Outside has lovely big porch for sitting outside on. There is a pool to have a swim in just outside the room. The hotel is no more than 100...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Royal Hotel

Address: Langham Street, Fiji
Region: Fiji > Lomaiviti Islands > Ovalau Island
Number of rooms: 105
Also Known As:
Royal Hotel Ovalau Island
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“Not worth wasting your cash...go somewhere else.”
cuddleduck, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“This is Fiji !!!”
josephinen352, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Just remember - there is a tuna factory nearby. The whole area smells like tuna.”
AusAnia, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Can't comment on the bedrooms in the hotel itself but avoid the garden bungalows.”
855lesleyj, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Ed bure is across the road from the water but gets some road noise. The rooms in the hotel may be quieter.”
JanetFrancesco, 8 Oct 2015 | Read review
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