Suva’s best-known retirement residence, the Pearce Home, now welcomes long and short-term stayers.
And if you’ve business or other matters to attend to in the capital for a day or two, or three, inexpensive accommodation and meals are available.
The Home also offers respite stays. Those without home help may wish to leave an older family member in the good hands of Home staff while they attend to business or run important errands in town.
The Pearce Home is a secure, well-maintained oasis on Butt Street beside its long-time neighbour, The Fiji Times. It has retained much of its colonial design and charm and is managed and run by friendly, qualified staff. Facilities include a common dining room and spacious lounge area with television, piano, library and other recreational activities.
The Home is an easy walk, or a short cab ride to shops, restaurants, clubs, pharmacies, doctors, hospitals, supermarkets, places of worship, government buildings and the city’s central business district. Bus stops and taxi stands are close by.
Rooms are well appointed and serviced daily. Meals, including morning and afternoon tea, are wholesome and inclusive of board rates.
Daily: F$50.00 all inclusive (accommodation, meals, laundry service etc)
Monthly: F$900.00 all inclusive (accommodation, meals, laundry service, power, water etc)
The Pearce Home is operated by the Suva Relief Fund Trust under the direction of a Board of Trustees. For information/reservations contact Resident Manager, Matron Ruci Kava (Tel: 679 3302396, M: 9765485), Trust Secretary Reubina Ram, 3304871, 9939799, E: firstname.lastname@example.org, or Trustee Emelita Wilson, 3300288, 9496332, email@example.com.