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Raffles Praslin

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Praslin, Anse Takamaka, Praslin Island, Seychelles
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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South Africa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had mixed feelings about this resort. First the positives. The villas are luxurious and beautifully decorated. The bed outstanding. The views from the higher villas is breathtaking. The room amenities excellent. The breakfast was very good with a good selection. But what let it down was service. You can only get to the main pool, restaurant and beach area... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at the Raffles in Praslin the last 3 nights of our trip in the Seychelles. The hotel is beautifully decorated with breathtaking vistas from every view point. All the staff was wonderful, the food delicious and overall service was 5 star without a doubt! We would definitely go back there. Only room for improvement (which... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed here for 5 Nights, that's part of a company award. From the moment we arrived, we were treated like royalty. The private Villas, each with its own small pool, and outdoor shower were wonderful. The staff were extremely friendly and make sure that everything was taken care of. The beach, whilst small, provided hours of... More 

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68 reviews 68 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As the newly opened luxury resort (2011) it delivers amazing facilities, ranging from the dreamy villas, stunning spa and restaurants. The hillside location offers spectacular views and at the same time very remote. This means you rely on buggy's to take you around the resort and the need of booking a taxi in advance to take you any location outside.... More 

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RafflesPraslin, General Manager at Raffles Praslin, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and also for taking the time to write your review. While we are delighted that you enjoyed your villa, we are concerned to read about some of the levels of service you came across during your stay. Please rest assured we are taking all this feedback seriously. We do hope... More 

Halmstad, Sweden
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58 reviews 58 reviews
45 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Raffles is absolutely stunning! If you like places like this, beautiful and luxurious but with very little to do and do not care about a hefty price tag I absolutely recommend it. All bungalows have their own pools, are big and lovely decorated. The beach is beautiful and you can do some nice snorkeling right there. Plenty of sunbeds... More 

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RafflesPraslin, General Manager at Raffles Praslin, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing us on TripAdvisor! We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your villa and the proximity to the beach. I am concerned over some of the service levels you experienced during your stay and I have share your comments with the management team. We look forward to welcoming you back to Raffles Praslin in... More 

Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We experienced excellent service at the Raffles Praslin. The staff were very friendly. Concierge Kenny was our go-to man; he had all our needs and trips organised faultlessly. The room was very well furnished with excellent linen. The room was very well maintained by Moluk. The views from our bed, balcony and plunge pool were superb. The beach was small,... More 

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RafflesPraslin, General Manager at Raffles Praslin, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for recommending us on Trip Advisor! We are happy to hear that Kenny took good care of you during your stay and we will certainly share your comments with him. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best Regards, Christoph G. Ganster, General Manager,... More 

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked through hotels.com withe price includes taxes and service but the hotel charged me extra amount over 27% .............

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RafflesPraslin, General Manager at Raffles Praslin, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review for us on TripAdvisor. Please rest assured that we are looking into each and every comment with the management team at the hotel. And we assure you that we will ensure this experiance is not repeated for any other guest. We appreciate that there seems to have been a miscommunication from the... More 

Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came to raffles for our honeymoon and were blown away by pretty much everything! Firstly, the rooms, pools and common area are all absolutely glorious and perfectly maintained. There were no signs of anything being run down or old. To get around there are buggies driven by staff who are only ever a phone call aay and theere within... More 

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RafflesPraslin, General Manager at Raffles Praslin, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Raffles Praslin. We are delighted that you had great stay and thoroughly enjoyed having you as a guest at our hotel. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Best Regards, Christoph Ganster General Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Raffles Hotel for 8 days as part of a 15-day visit to the Seychelles. Raffles is an excellent hotel. It is superbly designed on a hill and our villa was the height of luxury with its plunge pool, spaciousness, king size bed, service and a view to die for. We either walked round the complex or took... More 

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RafflesPraslin, General Manager at Raffles Praslin, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to give us such detailed feedback on your stay with us. Please rest assured we are taking all this feedback very seriously. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Best Regards, Christoph Ganster General Manager More 

Dubai
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great resort to just kick back and relax with uninterrupted views and privacy. Excellent beach front and attentive staff who enjoy their work and are very helpful. But the food quality is poor and over priced.

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RafflesPraslin, General Manager at Raffles Praslin, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Raffles Praslin. We are delighted that you had great stay and thoroughly enjoyed having you as a guest at our hotel. Please rest assured we are taking your feedback regarding the food quality seriously. Best Regards, Christoph Ganster General Manager More 

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