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La Desirade

P. O Box 1131 | Pointe Au Sel, Mahe Island, Seychelles
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La Desirade
Ranked #11 of 35 hotels in Mahe Island
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pretoria, South Africa
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49 reviews 49 reviews
14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

We arrived at La Desirade late the firt night and were somewhat schelptical. However when the sun rose the following morning we were pleaseantly surprised. The beach is about 10m from the front door and the amazing sunrise welcomed us into paradise. La Desirate is situated a at Pointe au Sel which is not swarming with tourists and as a... More

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Doha, Qatar
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

We liked this place and the view! Decent towels, bed and A/C. There's security at night to keep the locals honest and a safe in the room! Rooms are decent as is the bathroom. The bed faces the sea and that wonderful sunrise! It's quiet and we were able to check in early after arriving on a 7 am flight!... More

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Arese, Italy
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

The location offers 3 apartments. We had (2 adults and 2 kids) the central (the best in my opinion) with a large beedroom (open space), a kitchen and a bathroom. The view on the bay is simply unique. The room is cleaned daily (except sunday) and during the night there is a person in cherge of surveillance. The distance from... More

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Kent
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

Stayed for our Honeymoon, a really good choice. It is not luxurious or 5* but rooms are very light and spacious. There is a large modern fridge/freezer, 2 electric hobs and a small oven. Good supply of utensils (maybe take a tin opener, ours wasn't very good) and a breakfast bar. In the bathroom there is a large sink, bidet... More

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Doha, Qatar
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

La desirade .I can't forget my trip to mahe island and where I stayed there and of course the very kind and helpful owner of this self catering apartment. the owner Pery and wife are really pay attention of what their guests need even when we need the wine opener, Pery deliver it right away. Pery and wife came to... More

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Mahe Island, Seychelles
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2012

Nice place right on the beach with the Ocean view. Air-con (working good). Tv (local). Amenities (all working). Cleaning every day. Have not seen the owner (that's sad) - just the lady that collect money. Don't forget to add to the price +15 %!!! (coz the price it's not include TAXES). Things to do / to take with you: -... More

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
28 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

We originally booked with La Desirade for a week in December but upon arrival we were told they had overbooked and moved us to their sister property of Fleur de Sel. We were concerned until we saw the place - it was wonderful! It is a newer property than La Desirade about 2 km down the road on the same... More

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Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2011

We liked La Desirade very much. It can not get crowded as there are 3 apartments with terraces only. Outrageous location directly on the coast with magnificent view of the sea and sunrise. Small beach left and longer right for walking at low tide, snorkeling is possible at high tide and you can walk along for a strol at low... More

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Ilsington, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2009

This place is simply a group of 3 self catering apartments. They are airconditioned with en-suite bathrooms, large safes, and well kitted out kitchenettes. They have fantastic views directly onto the sea and along the beach. They are not a hotel. You come here to get away from the bad service and expensive prices of the hotels. The bathrooms have... More

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Additional Information about La Desirade

Also Known As:
La Desirade Seychelles/Mahe Island
Address: P. O Box 1131 | Pointe Au Sel, Mahe Island, Seychelles
Location: Seychelles > Mahe Island
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
#8 Romantic Hotel in Mahe Island
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
La Désirade is a self-catering guesthouse situated on the south-eastern coast of the island of Mahé. It is made up of 3 waterfront, ocean-facing studio apartments, each capable of hosting 2 adults and 1 or 2 children. Each air-conditioned apartment has a fully-equipped kitchenette and bathroom with hot/cold shower. We offer a daily chambermaid service and laundry facilities. The rooms have direct telephone lines, WIFI internet connections and television. Since La Désirade is self catering, we do not offer any meals. ... more   less 

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