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Equator Village

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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for a few days earlier in the month and enjoyed the stay. When we first got in touch the replies were quick and filled with information. We had them book our flights and they then met us at the airport (just down the road). The room was comfortable, clean and basic, but you didn't spend too much... More 

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff is really nice.internet is bad and doesnt work in the rooms. Dont have beach.everthing is included, food(not so good) and drinks(wine, beer, gin, whisky, rum, water, juices).the swimming pool is nice. No music, no entertainment at night (boring).is good for people who want silence. Its possible to rent a biciclet(for free)and ride around the island and apreciate the... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

Back after a long gap. Some changes but so much remained the same - the people, the place, the peace. Hotel was great value for money. The staff were open, helpful and friendly. Plenty of good, uncomplicated food. Rooms were basic, clean and functional. Location was spot on, walk from room to pool to beach to sea, was seconds! Brilliant... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We booked this holiday with Cosmos, and we were very happy that we paid a very fair price for the Maldives and were not disappointed in what we got. However, if your looking for that isolated island for honeymooning dreams, then this may not be your cup of tea. We were looking for something a little more integrated into Maldivian... More 

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Somerset West, South Africa
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244 hotel reviews
274 helpful votes 274 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We had a great few days at the Equator Village. We chose this place because it seemed low key and it was connected to many other populated Maldivian islands. The beach isn’t great, but the snorkeling there sure rocks! The resort is conveniently located just a kilometer from the airport terminal, within easy walking distance. From there, causeways and islands... More 

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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Equator Village reflects the military base it once was. Everything is ship shape and Bristol fashion, tidy, clean and well run. The all inclusive basis is incredible value for money (beer is free, but at the Shangri-La over the water it is $9 a pint), and both the snorkelling trip reef and the reef just wandering out from the beach... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Rooms were clean and tidy, food was average. Bar staff were very unfriendly and had terrible hospitality. Some younger staff were very nice and helpful but others not. 3 star with old pool area. A couple of quality surf breaks are close but we organised our own boats.

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Penzance, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Most of the reviews say it all. The resort is run as a "tight ship" and everything is so efficiently organised. From Ali and Aripon in the restaurant to Alicoco on the beach. Lots of people go diving so the days on shore are pretty quiet. The house reef has a guide rope for low tides, so you can access... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

we stayed at the equator village hotel for only 6 days, but it was a lovely stay. Our experience: The first impression - this is not Your average Maldives tiny island stay (we were aware of that), also, this is not a full luxurious hotel - it is 3 star hotel, and nothing makes it special in any way at... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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23 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The Equator Village is a resort reborn from the British Club of earlier years when the Gan Island in the Addu Atoll was an RAF base. My GPS showed -0.667 degrees North at the door. Thus, the resort is really on the Equator (Zero Degree Latitude) GAN Island is one of the few places with the airport exactly in the... More 

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