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3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Bahaaree Hingun, 08090
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Ranked #22 of 30 Maafushi Island B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014
FKhodary Cairo, Egypt
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Cairo, Egypt
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I stayed there for 3 days, and the staff made their best to make my stay a very pleasant one. They treat you as a family member. it is small, friendly, and with very warm hospitality. Food is great, and rooms are clean with A/C and fan to make the warm and humid weather of the Maldives feel OK. For... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Island Cottage is a great place to stay if you have limited budget and want to visit Maldives. Local people are really friendly and staff is very helpful, always try to do their best. Rooms were nice and clean, with AC, and cleaned every day. Food was nice too, we could choose between Continental and Maldivian breakfast. Hotel offers excursions... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

This guest house is run by local people - father and son. They try their best to bring the most. Room was nice and clean, equipped with air con as well as fan. Breakfast was included but was nothing special - eggs and sausages. We would prefer some local breakfast such as Mashuni. Nearby there are some local restaurants, I... More

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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

If you're looking for budget Maldives, this might be a tood option. The inn is situated on Maafushi island, where you can meet local people. Concerning this, bear in mind that Maldives are muslim country and you should walk around covered, but if you're at the beach, bikinis are okay. Rooms were nicely furnished and clean...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013 via mobile

The people here is very kindful and helpful. The room is quite clean and very well maintained. The food also very nice, fresh and good cooked. The only shortage is the island doesn't have good spot for snockeling. But the hotel will provide affordable transport to bring to nearer spot. In general, it is value for your money. You also... More

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San Cristobal de La Laguna, Spain
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013 via mobile

If you're looking for budget Maldives, this might be a tood option. The inn is situated on Maafushi island, where you can meet local people. Concerning this, bear in mind that Maldives are muslim country and you should walk around covered, but if you're at the beach, bikinis are okay. Rooms were nicely furnished and clean, the ones with sea... More

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london
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131 reviews 131 reviews
49 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

on arrival they tried to put us in a tiny room with dirty bathroom. after showing them their rooms advertised on agoda as well as their photos of other islands proporting to be here the owner then got us a room in another hotel the far end of the island and offered us 3 free transports to the island advertised... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

We checked in for 2 nights and everything went fine. We had night fishing the night of our arrival. Note that all things might be charged. We were just surprised when we asked them to cook the fish that we caught, we were charged 5usd each fish! However, the food was fantastic. The people were actually warm and very helpful.... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

The perfect budget hotel for the perfect holiday. Located on the local Island of Maafushi, Island Cottage is a new hotel that is modern, comfortable and clean. The staff are very friendly and arranged everything to make my holiday truly memorable, they really went out of their way to take care of all of their guests. Thank you Afzal, Shareef... More

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Campione d'Italia, Italy
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

this is the best budget hotel i have ever being..luxury rooms,very clean & comfort,private balcony,nice & cheap foods,common kitchenette,etc..staffs are very friendly,and very helpful,they arrange activities(resort excursion, cruise,dessert beach,picnic island,fishing,water sports) very cheap price.

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Address: Bahaaree Hingun, 08090
Location: Maldives > Kaafu Atoll > South Male Atoll > Maafushi Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Island Cottage 3*
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