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Bandos Island Resort & Spa

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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Bandos
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Over all everything was fine, the room was nice, the staffs were good and friendly but the reception was very dissapointing. They're not qualified enough to be a receptionist, especially when they answer or give feedback on phone. They talked unfriendly everytime I called. It's really different when they were welcome-ing me. It needs to be fix because sometimes maybe... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here with 2 kids (10 and 12), we combined 2 islands in 12 days so Bandos was much better than Sun island. You get there from Male very quick, 15 min. by comfortable motor yacht which is much safer than dhoni (local boats) or plane. Island is located so good that has a nice reef with lot of... More

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed: 18 June 2014 - 28 June 2014 Jacuzzi Beach Villa: No 103 First day then 136 afterwards Honeymooners DON'T LISTEN TO BAD REVIEWS!! WEATHER Well considering we were originally warned from going to the Maldives at this time of Year by our Virgin Holidays Rep because it would constantly rain i was completely shocked as everyday it was pure... More

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place is charging substantially for everything $6 for water!! But don't have the quality of service or food to match the price. Reception on arrival was haphazard, bookings for outings were cancelled even tho we confirmed timing. Breakfast ends with staff taking plates while ur eating-as they have to prepare for lunch!! At 9am!!! Beautiful resort but unhappy stay.... More

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Austin, Texas, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family stayed for five nights. It has wonderful trees and nice beaches. But this is the first resort I have been to where the staff don't say hello to the guests. Rather the staff ignored us at best or tell us not to do this or that at worst. My first experience with the staff is that the speed... More

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BandosResort, Manager at Bandos Island Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Hi n0_return, Thank you for taking the time to review our resort. We truly value the opinion of our customers and we are sincerely sorry that we did not meet your expectations. Please note charges displayed on third party websites does not include taxes. We want you to know that we truly enjoy sharing our passion for our destination with... More

Moscow, Russia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a splendid vacation. We really enjoyed our stay at Bandos. Hotel is great and worths the money we paid. Good food, calm atmosphere, all the facilities needed for children and adults. Best place to spend a honeymoon, but beware of sharks!!! Looking forward to see Maldives again!

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BandosResort, Manager at Bandos Island Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Hi Vladislavleva, Thank you for choosing our resort for your recent getaway. We are delighted to hear you were pleased with our resort and its amenities and services. The sharks in maldives are completely harmless and does not attack. We hope you will be able to enjoy their presence on your next visit. We look forward to welcoming you back... More

Karachi, Pakistan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's location is ideal however I am not happy with their services and courtesy. Not a single staff has smile on his/her face. House keeping is useless. If you take full board option their dinner menu is so so. However only one guy at the restaurant was quite cooperative who helped us to get good food. We stayed at beach... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As mentioned in the title of my review, Bandos is among my top 3 resorts in the Maldives (and I´ve been to more than 10 different resorts). What I like about this resort is: 1) It´s not far away from the airport island, which means that if you are tired after a long flight, your transfer to the resort won´t... More

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Curitiba, PR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bandos is a great place to spend some nice quiet time. We visited Bandos after 1 week in one of the island in the Maldives for wrok (not a resort). The experience was fantastic but lacked some necessary conforts and that's why we decided to go to Bandos. The resort is just few minutes from the airport by speed boat.... More

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Macau, China
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Bandos for five days. This beautiful island is a peaceful resort and Nature's showcase. This resort is not a thirty story five star hyper modern concept hotel, but a true return to nature's splendor while living in independent bungalows that are functional and well appointed. The rooms are relatively large, bathrooms are huge and the style never... More

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Address: Bandos Island
Location: Maldives > Kaafu Atoll > North Male Atoll > Bandos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Bandos Island Resort & Spa 4*
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Also Known As:
Bandos Island Hotel Bandos
Bandos Maldives
Bandos Island Resort Maldives
Bandos Island Maldives
Bandos Island Resort & Spa Maldives

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Not wishing to rest on the laurels of our existing achievements, Bandos had in the past year undertaken a major refurbishment project with the intention of transforming ourselves into a hotel that is truly reflective of the times. Careful consideration however, was given at all times to ensure that the old-world refinement for which the island has a reputation remained uncompromised. Under the project, major facelifts have been given to the front desk, lobby areas, shops, restaurants and bars and have furthermore commissioned a new swimming pool and additional accommodation facilities all of which perfectly blend with the island’s tropical splendour and give visitors a taste of the Maldivian aesthetic. ... more   less 
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