“Winner of the Excellence in Tourism Award for Best Budget Hotel. Lonely Planet 2003: "Offers Suva’s best budget accommodation on the edge of the rainforest". "
Raintree Lodge is located on Princes Road, Colo-i-Suva (pronounced Tholo-ee-Suva), opposite the Police Post and next to the Forest Park and the Forestry Department. Princes Road is the scenic alternative route between Nausori Airport and Suva. Raintree Lodge is approximately 15 minutes from the airport and 15 minutes from Suva. Trips to Suva are easy by local bus or taxi, at doorstep.
Timber buildings are carefully sited amongst trees and boulders, with views over the lakes - accommodation caters for backpackers in one section of the property (3 dormitories with kitchen, toilet/shower with hot water showers) and couples/families in another section (4 detached lodges).
A restaurant, bar, shop and reception/office near the front entrance caters for both guests and locals.
Backpacker Kitchen , Full size backpack lockers , Hot water showers , Coin Operated Laundry
Internet/Email, Phone, Fax , Book Exchange (300 titles) at Reception.
Restaurant fully licensed seats up to 130 pax
Verandah Bar (great cocktails) & Cafe
Sky TV and DVD Movies every night at Bar
Pool Table on our Verandah Bar
Radios are available free of charge.
One minute walk to Forest Park waterfalls and pools .
The smaller lake is full of fresh- water fish (Telapia) and is great for fishing. A small row boat and ‘bilibili’s (Fijian bamboo rafts) are available for use on either lake.
There are a lot of birds to be seen on the property and in the Forest Park next door, so birdwatching is a favourite pastime - especially sitting on a verandah overlooking the lake! Bushwalking trails are close by with waterfalls and forest pools for picnics, BBQ’s and swimming. Educational activities such as talks and demonstrations are provided, some free of charge and private tours to villages and around Suva can be arranged.
Volleyball and petanque can be played on the court opposite the Recreation Room - sunset competitions are a regular event.
Keen sportspeople who want to play golf, tennis or lawn bowls, please bring your gear as very good facilities are available in Suva and outings from the resort can be organised.
Other activities: Kayaks or PaddleBoats, Fishing, Golf, Tennis, Bowls, Petanque, Hiking Trails
Bikes, Waterfalls in area, Birdwatching, Activity Desk, Games Room.
Restaurant , Bar, Tea and Coffee Making, Refrigerator, Irons, Maid Service
Laundry facility, Babysitting, Fans in room, Security for valuables
Gift Shop, Library.
Last updated on Tuesday, April 08, 2008