Club Oceanus Hotel in Fiji

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Updated: December 8, 2020

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Review of Club Oceanus in Fiji.

Club Oceanus – Riverside, budget-priced, and very appealing.

Low-key and low-priced, this resort is alongside a river almost hidden from the main road. The overall vibe is appealing, with colonial-style whitewashed walls and an extended brown-tiled patio with wooden chairs. All rooms are in a row facing the lawns, palms, and river, and very similar inside: surprisingly spacious, with tiled floors and plenty of windows. The only difference is the number of beds – one, two, or three – so they are ideal for groups or families. One room also contains a kitchenette, while those closer to the main road would get slight traffic noise. Bonuses are the pool, dive center offering boat trips from the private wharf, and breezy café.

Club Oceanus – The Basics

  • Location: Just back from the crossroads at 1 Atoll Place, along the western end of Pacific Harbour and midway along the southern coast of the main island of Viti Levu. About 50 minutes by bus (quicker by car/taxi) from Suva, and another 30 minutes from the international airport at Nausori.
  • Guests: Primarily for those on a budget and perhaps, for anyone more keen about spending money on adventure than accommodation.
  • Beach: The beach is about 500m away via the main road; ask staff about a short cut. Otherwise, use the public beach in front of the Pearl Resort, next door.
  • Views: All rooms face the lush lawns, with the river barely 50m away.
  • WiFi: Free for all guests, but only available at the lobby; not in the rooms.
  • Parking: Plenty of parking available for free at the lobby.
  • How to Book: Booking.com will have the best rates.
  • Phone: (679) 726 6666
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Website: No website, but has a Facebook page.

Club Oceanus – Amenities

  • Pool: A decent size. Surrounded by grass and facing the river.
  • Spa & Fitness Center: Not expected or provided in this small budget-range resort.
  • Private Pools/Jacuzzis: Not expected or provided.

Club Oceanus – Food and Drink

  • Restaurant & Bar: Brizo’s is a cheerful outdoor café (with a bar and a pool table indoor) facing the lawns and river. The menu is limited but should satisfy most guests.
  • Breakfast: A fully cooked breakfast is included and served at the pleasant riverside café.
  • Room Service: Not expected or provided.

Club Oceanus – Rooms

  • Room Types: Standard Room • Deluxe Room
  • Smoking Rooms: Smoking is not allowed inside the rooms, but is permitted on the patios and in the gardens.
  • Best Room: One room has a carpet and a kitchenette, otherwise, most are almost identical.

Club Oceanus – What’s Nearby?

Best Nearby Restaurants & Bars

    At The Pearl Resort next door, there are 3 worthwhile options:

  • Riviera Restaurant & Bar – Casual but chic, with river views. Themed dinner buffets with a Fijian flavor and live music most nights.
  • The Deli – Ocean views, welcome breeze, and happy hours. Salads, sandwiches, coffees, and juices.
  • Seduce – Romantic and atmospheric. Seafood specialties with Fijian influences and an extensive wine list. Dinner only.
  • The Establishment – Just across from the access road to the hotel. Relaxed and sophisticated areas for pizzas, seafood, and barbecues. Also, a beer garden, themed nights, live music, and drink specials.
  • Otherwise, walk about 1 km to the cluster of delightful cafés and shops in the Arts Village facing the lily pond, including: Oasis Restaurant (for coffee, burgers, and pizzas), Baka Blues Café (barbecues, Cajun food, and live music nightly), and Water’s Edge (with a spacious deck and permanent specials, including delicious curries).

Nearby Market or Grocery

  • A couple of minimarts are at the junction along the main road, about 200m from the hotel entrance, but better facilities are at the Arts Village.

Local Transport

  • Just a 2-minute stroll to the main road along which buses head to Suva and Nadi every hour or so. A few taxis ply the main road; best ordered from the hotel.

Club Oceanus – The Hotel

Hard to find hotel entrance.

The entrance to the hotel is a little hard to find, about 100m up from the coastal highway in Pacific Harbour.

Pleasant open-air lobby at the hotel.

The layout of the hotel is pleasantly laidback, with many facilities, such as the lobby, open-air but undercover.

Lawn and view from rooms.

All rooms face the extended and tidy lawns.

Hotel is located in an upmarket area next to the river.

The hotel is located along the river in Pacific Harbour, an upmarket housing estate with a marina and golf course about an hour from Suva.

Pleasant pool at the resort.

The pool is pleasant and sizable.

Hotel's cafe Brizos is by the river.

Alongside the river, the hotel café Brizo’s is small but appealing.

Cafe's deck is by the river.

Decking at the café extends to the riverside.

Cafe and bar with pool table.

The café has a bar with a pool table.

Water sports at onsite dive centre.

One bonus is the dive center on-site, which offers all types of watersports.

Shared patio of lawn-facing rooms.

The rooms are in a row with a shared patio facing the lawns.

Spacious room with small kitchenette.

Rooms are almost the same inside – spacious, comfortable, and well-furnished – except one does feature a kitchenette.

Rooms are spacious and family-friendly.

With 3 beds and plenty of space for another, the rooms are ideal for families.

The Establishment restaurant serves good food.

Just opposite the turn-off from the highway to the hotel, The Establishment is an excellent place for meals and drinks.

Elegant dining at Seduce restaurant.

Seduce is a romantic and elegant restaurant where the river and beach merge at the neighboring Pearl Resort.

Arts Village with tourist facilities is 1km away.

Only about 1 km along the main road, the Arts Village is home to some great tourist facilities.

Minimart, bank and post office at Arts Village.

There is a minimart, bank, and post office at the Arts Village.

Oasis Restaurant is located in the Arts Village.

The Oasis Restaurant is one of several eateries facing a large lily pond at the Arts Village.

Baka Blues Cafe at Arts Village.

Baka Blues Café at the Arts Village offers the blues and barbecues.

Undeveloped beach along the Pacific Harbour.

Most of the beach along the Pacific Harbour is surprisingly undeveloped.

Club Oceanus guests can access Pearl Resort's scenic beach.

Club Oceanus is alongside the Pearl Resort, which has a scenic beach available to the public.

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