We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Island Cottage

Bahaaree Hingun, 08090
Hotel amenities
Island Cottage
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Ranked #31 of 36 Maafushi Island B&B and Inns
A recent review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015
Tarikdia Arlington, Texas
Write a Review

23 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    8
    8
    2
    4
    1
See reviews for
1
5
6
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (8)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (23)
  • Mar-May only
    (3)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (5)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (4)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (11)
All months
Arlington, Texas
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

the people very nice and helpful the hotel is quite and clean but no tv or fridge but there is AC the room serves as a good place to sleep only .. The island itself is a local island so no alcohol or night life ... So if you are on a budget trip this place is ideal ..what you... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Savona, Italy
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

The staff at the Island Cottage was great since the beginning. They came to pick me up at the Ferry even if I didn't ask in my reservation form. Once arrived at the hotel they immediately serve a welcome jus and a refreshing towel (pretty much appreciated after the long journey). Immediately the manager explain the bill in details (that... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We pick this hotel because it's among the few that costs less than USD50 but with very good review. Of course upon the tax and VAT the price come up to USD60, but we felt that it was a steal anyway. Upon arriving at Maafushi, we were greeted with a staff holding the Island Cottage placard. We placed our luggage... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Jodhpur, India
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

My husband and I traveled to Maldives for We booked a full board at the hotel for six days in the month of Oct 2014. The room with the balcony and ocean view was nice and cosy and the staff working at the cottage was very warm and friendly. The only problem that we faced was a difficult choice for... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We just arived back from the paradise :D First I think that being on the island vs being in the resort s much better cause you can feel the real life of peaople living here. You also get better trip offers and more thing to do in genreal. Thanks to staying in Island Cottage our holidays in Maafushi were even... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I'm a single female traveler and my stay in Island Cottage was very pleasant. The service was good and I liked the local food in the buffet. I did some trips and they were really awesome and well organized so my stay was almost perfect. The only thing was that my room the first nights was not as nice as... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cairo, Egypt
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Top Contributor
177 reviews 177 reviews
47 hotel reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I arrived with a booking from Booking.com. The hotel met us at the ferry, and with a cart carried our bags all the way to the right down the waterfront. As we sat with a welcoming drink the manager came up to two of us and told us their was a problem with the plumbing and our rooms would not... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Prague, Czech Republic
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

12 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (11)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (3)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (3)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Other (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay

Amenities

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question