I don't expect a lot when staying in the solomons, but the Pacific Casino Hotel was average at best. Firstly it's based quite a few kilometers out from Honiara. The room I had was basically a breeze block room, dimly lit (which was probably for the best!), full of mold and deperately in need of renovating. My room was also opposite a staff login punch clock and at midnight dozens of smoking staff chatted at the top of their voices for 30 minutes while swapping shifts.
However, the real gem was the restaurant - the food was great, full of local mud grabs, fish and lobster and very good prices. The other gem was the bar service around the pool - this was just so relaxing...More