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Suva, Fiji
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Traveled here with a group of friends for a weekend. The island is beautiful and the water is amazing, wasn't very impressed with the resort though. We stayed in the large dorm and had a ton of bed bugs. Tried to go talk to reception and they were closed the entire night, so we had no where to sleep. Left...

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rtk1872, Director of Sales at Ratu Kini's Backpackers and Dive Resort, responded to this review

Bed bugs is constant problem that gets you when you least expected. Within the travel industry, the problem is quite bad and erratic but it needs to be handled as soon as possible. One bad night of it can ruin your holiday. Our apologies to Tyler McKenna and friends for this terrible situation and thank you for letting us know.

Reviewed 1 March 2016

Buddy and I did the 4 night 10-dive package and on the second day, tropical cyclone Winston decided to swing by. Long story short we got rescued at midnight by Ratu Kini workers who carried our bags in the middle of the cyclone to a new room. There's some solid customer service. Pros: Great staff, very positive Local owned Day...

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Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Wouldn't recommend to anyone! Had some health issues and had to check out and end my holidays before the date and said I was happy to pay for the cancellation fee and had the rest of my money back, the management refused even after I sent them a print screen of their own cancelation policy. Unfortunately I didn't have any...

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2Thank Vanessa F
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Pretty good resort for us because we had a cottage under the coconut trees on the beach and air conditioning and ensuite bathroom....and 3 meals a day.So what more could you ask for ?? Lots of friendly Fijians about too.

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1Thank Abey A
San Diego, California
Reviewed 7 January 2016

I didn't actually say here (stayed at the resort), but did spend a lot of time here for diving and just about every meal. Firstly it is very friendly. The service is relaxed (meaning slow), but the food it tasty and the beer is cheap (compared to the resort). It is right in the beach and is a great place...

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2Thank SteveJ-SanDiego
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2015

Such a beautiful, friendly place which got better as my stay for 5 night progressed. I stayed in a garden bure with aircon and woke to the sound of birds having breakfast from the mango tree outside. The staff were amazing and their friendly and fun sense of humour made the evening entertainment such fun. The food was always tasty...

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1Thank Angela N
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 29 December 2015

Our trip was for four days to get my open water licence. The experience was great and I had Shane as my dive instructor. A special shoutout to gus for his effort at limbo and his jokes. Diving, being new to it, it was definetly out of the normal but once you are underwater, it's like another world and it...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

If you want to be on an island you could do worse than here. Meal plan and accommodation is good value when booked through hostelworld. Trips are ok and evening entertainment is a welcome distraction. However we were there for the Fijian night and it felt like we were not invited.

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Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

We used to come to Ratu Kini for lunches and dinners. Great food, friendly atmosphere and amazing company. Very reasonably priced and food and drinks. Beautiful location and can watch sunset from the restaurant. Haven't tried breakfast, but I think it's going to be just as good as other meals :))

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Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

I have a bad experience at this resort. Before I booked the resort, I have asked them by email, "how many times can I dive before leaving the resort?" They answered 3 times on the second day and 2 times can be done on the third day and I can leave at 11:30 after diving. So, I booked 5tanks and...

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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mana Island is close to Nadi, offers fantastic reef diving, clean and well serviced accommodation, local tropical foods in our Award winning Bar and Restaurant, outrageous beach parties, friendly, uniformed and educated staff and sunsets to die for!We operate a fully equipped PADI Dive Resort (R-36364) managed by a Course Director. We dive the Supermarket, Gotham City, Plantation Pinnacle, Namotu Passage and other world famous dive sites, which are just minutes away ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ratu Kini's Backpackers and Dive Resort

Address: Mana Island | PO Box 2845 Nadi, 00000, Fiji
Region: Fiji > Mamanuca Islands > Mana Island
Price Range: ₹ 1,009 - ₹ 7,066 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ratu Kini's Backpackers and Dive Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Get a Cabin/Bure on the beach if you can - ours opened on to a view of the beach each morning.”
 of 5 bubbles raysZ6405ZS, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If it's hot weather, make sure you get a room with air conditioning. Try as much as you can from the menu, all of the meals were fantastic.”
 of 5 bubbles , 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Beachfront Bures are a must if staying here!”
 of 5 bubbles michaelthomashughes, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“just skip this place”
 of 5 bubbles , 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Our bure was clean and spacious, ideal for a family of up to 5”
 of 5 bubbles adio904, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
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