InterContinental Grand Pacific Hotel Suva
IHG to Take on Fiji’s Iconic Grand Pacific Hotel Under the InterContinental Brand
Rebranding – 200 Rooms
Already the most luxurious and iconic product in Suva, the hotel will rebrand as InterContinental Grand Pacific Hotel Suva following a refurbishment It will be IHG's third hotel in Fiji, and the second for the brand, alongside InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa in Natadola Bay, which is also owned by the Fiji National Provident Fund (FNPF).
Built in 1914 and reopening on its hundredth anniversary in 2014 with contemporary colonial architecture, the stunning Grand Pacific Hotel has an incredibly rich history and has a special place in the hearts of Fijians, to the extent that an image of the hotel features on the Fijian ten dollar note. In June 1928 aviation history was made when Charles Kingsford Smith landed his "Southern Cross" Fokker monoplane on Albert Park, opposite the Grand Pacific Hotel, en route to Australia on his epic Trans Pacific flight from America, before staying at the Hotel.
It has also played host to countless celebrities, politicians and royalty over its 100 years, including Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, who has visited the hotel three times and even gave a speech at a ball in 1953 from the hotel's balcony as part of her first tour of the Empire as Queen. More recently, it welcomed, Harry and Meghan, who visited in 2018.
Located on the main sea front on Suva's Victoria Parade, the hotel is perfectly located to welcome Suva's mix of leisure and business guests. It offers all-day and specialty restaurants and bars and a club lounge, as well as a 600sqm ballroom, meetings rooms, business centre, gym, swimming pool and spa.