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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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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Just returned from Eqautor village on GAN Island where we had an amazing two weeks even tho there was only six of us in whole complex it didn't detract from the service we were given. The food was very varied and enjoyable and they tried to cater for all nationalities if not chef understood what you wanted and if they... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

OK, lets be clear, it's a resort. Not a guesthouse run by locals. It's a resort but on the chill, downplayed side, not a hipster show-off place. It's not the best for children but our 4 year old is a charm if she gets to swim all day and watch a few cartoons she's down for it. Nothing else for... More 

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leicester
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Visited this beautiful Island in June with my husband and friends. We have visited three other islands in the Maldives and they are all beautiful and were all very different. Equator village stands out as our favourite for many reasons one being the staff !! Especially Madatt our waiter who looked after us all holiday he even came to the... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My husband and I stayed at the Equator Village for two weeks in June 2015. I simply cannot fault the place. The rooms are large and airy, the aircon works brilliantly (and quietly), the bed is 6' wide, there is a safe in the wardrobe, there are two suitcase racks, a table and two chairs, wardrobe, dressing table and lights... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I spent 2 relaxing weeks here on an All inclusive basis and enjoyed every last minute, The Hotel is an Ex Military (RAF) Accommodation but its Clean and ticks all the Box's, Level of Service are excellent, Food delicious, Bar Service Top Notch, also has a In House Spa, a Professional Dive Centre which is recommended.

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Sussex UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We had a great time here over Xmas 2007/08. Equator Village is well run and provides very good value for money. If you want over water bungalows go elsewhere. If you want the cheapest means of staying near the equator with the best diving in the world a 30 minute boat ride away and the ability to interact with real... More 

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Greenock, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I spent 9 months on the island in 1972 whilst in the RAF. the island has changed a bit since the Air Force pulled out in 1976. The hotel is actually the old Senior Ranks Mess. it has been updated and is quite modern. Air Conditioned rooms and quite spacious with wet room and toilet facilities. All rooms are just... More 

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Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Gan Island has an interesting history in that it was a British navy and air force base from 1912 to 1974, and played an important role during WW II. Obviously, the natives were forcibly ‘relocated’ but the creation and operation of the base did result in good infrastructure for Gan (and Addu), the airport with the long runway being one.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

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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