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Fenua Mata'i'oa

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Village Tiahura | PK 25.5 C/Mer, Haapiti 98729, French Polynesia
Fenua Mata'i'oa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hostess Eileen has established an unique boutique hotel on lagoon's edge surrounded by wonderful tropical vegetation, bures very private and wonderfully decorated in Polynesian style. Entirely different to the modern style sterile sameness units!. Then the lounge and dining areas are so very very different. Individually decorated sitting rooms and for dining wonderful little tete a tete alcoves on lagoon's... More 

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Lomita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a day goes by that a don't think about our time spent at Fenua, it almost seems like a dream. The vibes is right at this place you can feel it all around you. Serge and Eileen you are the perfect hosts, anything we wanted you provided. The food was incredible, every thing that we ate was so good!... More 

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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mauruuru Eileen & Serge for another blissful stay in paradise! The magic of Fenua never ceases to take our breath away. This time we truly relaxed even though again we wished we could have stayed longer. We loved the day out on our private motu - the snorkelling, and lunch were divine. We had the stingrays and sharks to ourselves... More 

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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61 hotel reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This is a five-star place that yes, will cost you accordingly. But it is just perfect in its execution.....perfect, perfect, perfect. The rooms are all beautiful (I asked to see them and toured each one of the 5----they are all gorgeous and you will be happy in any of them). All are made of local materials. What I truly loved... More 

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FenuaMoorea, Gérant at Fenua Mata'i'oa, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice message. It was already a great honor and a great pleasure to receive you, that's even more happiness to know that all the love and attention that was given with the heart, were felt at fair measure. You have a beautiful soul and Fenua Mata'i'oa is made to receive beautiful people like you.... More 

San Francisco, California
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7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Location 9 Food 8.5 Exotic 9 Service 9 Unique 10 Luxury 7 Character 10 Accommodations 7 Value 7 Overall Experience 9 This is a B&B where the owners live on site. It is a very eclectic & one of a kind hotel. The gardens are stunning & cradle you as you walk from building to building. The staff was superb... More 

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Merci Anastasie d'avoir pris le temps de donner votre vision de notre hôtel. Sachant que vous parlez très bien notre... More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We have enjoyed Polynesian beauty and hospitality in many forms over the years but never quite as much as this. After an adventurous week at a minimalist motu in Tikehau, checking into the lush Fenua Mataiao was a sensory experience. "Luxe, calme, et volupte" is what comes to mind. The rooms are bug free and visually alluring (i'd even say... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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14 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

First, I should say that my wife and I are from Massachusetts within the U.S. We have flown around to many destinations so I have much to compare with, specifically with big chain hotels. We came here August 9th to August 13th. I also recently went to a few bed and breakfasts in Tahiti. This is NOT a bed and... More 

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FenuaMoorea, Gérant at Fenua Mata'i'oa, responded to this review

My English is not very good and I apologize.... For the first time, we have a commentary with only 3 stars .... In 14 years of activity, it's nothing but it hurts me tremendously had regard to all the love and dedication that I give to my guests. Especially that your commentary "ambiguous" is related to a problem of money... More 

New York
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80 reviews 80 reviews
21 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

My wife and I stayed for five nights in the Reva Suite in late May. I chose the hotel and my wife was a little apprehensive as she feels more comfortable in places with big brand names, but we are both in love with the place now … it was definitely a nicer, more complete experience than the Wind Spirit... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My wife and I stayed for two nights in the Princess Lokelani suite in May. We wanted something special for our 50th wedding anniversary and the Fenua Mataioa did not disappoint. Eileen was a gracious hostess and both Diane and I enjoyed chatting with her and hearing of her experiences in running her place. The breakfast was excellent and ample... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Moorea was our first longer stop after Tahiti during our honeymoon trip to French Polynesia. We were looking for private romantic place with some local touch and Fenua Mataioa was exactly all that. We planned our trip in the way that we start with small family hotel with nice garden and then in next hotel maybe beach bungalow and then... More 

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