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Carana Hilltop Villa

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Carana Machabee, Mahe Island, Seychelles
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Caloocan, Philippines
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife found this gem when she was looking for places to stay. Arriving from the airport, we managed to reach the place by public transportation (READ: Bus) quite easily, although Villa offer airport transfers as well. The villa sits on top of a hill that is punishing to those who are unfit. If you wish to stay here you... More 

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Miami, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have spent 15 days in this place and I should say that I am happy I chose this. The place is nice and Elieen is kind. Realy gentle. Everything you need, she would do anything to help and that's cool. The breakfast is ok, you just need to ask if you want something more that what they offer in... More 

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Arlon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This is already the fourth times that we are coming to see Eileen and Mike and it was like always a pleasure. Everything was perfect, Eileen cooks deliciously well, the food is plentiful with so good Creole cuisine. Specially grilled fish and chicken carry Many thanks also to Eileen to organise for us the car location directly at the jetty... More 

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31 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Eileen & Mike do it right!! They are very accommodating, polite and totally on top of their villa. They know the island and Seychelles area as both are very knowledgeable. All the meals are served with a smile with huge portions that will fill you to the brim. Eileen is always around with a smile and suggestions. Constantly cleaning, sweeping... More 

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The Owner Eileen is very warm person, rooms and atmosphere are perfect. Location - the best ever choice for rest. Private beach down the hill. Serpentine is quit steep (first impression) but even uphill it is 5 minutes to walk from the road. I have 4 nights' stay and was not disappointing. Calm and family ambience has paid off 100%.... More 

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Bekescsaba, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

Me and my fianceé were stayed at Carana hilltop villa Mahè 4 nights at the end of our journey at seychelles. Eileen and her team was very kind persons, and they help us in everything. We stay 4nights at Praslin, 6 nights at La digue and 4 here at Carana, and It has putted up the crown to our journey.... More 

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Odintsovo, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

It is to my impression that the Carana Hilltop Villa is the best place for vacation in its price range. The time we’ve spent there has left nothing but happy memories. On the positive side I must note that villa is located close to the ocean (about 200 meters walk). The inside area is very cozy and well designed. The... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Very homely feel to and amazing hospitality from the owners. it had lovely views of the beautiful Seychelles and all its beautiful jungle life. The owners asked you what you wanted for meals and personally made it for you which made you feel very welcome. Amazing food and treatment

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Sandnes, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We have been in many countries and stayed in many hotels all over the world. Carana Hilltop is special with theyre special good atmosphere. After being 11 days, We could have stayed for at least a week more. The hospitality, the way to try being helpful and give us good and right information was excellent. We have learned a lot... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We stayed here as guests of the tourist board to experience the real seyschelles, we were there with the UK winners of the NEXT HOT MODEL comp and yes you can stay in 5/6 star hotels cut off from the real people and real food, this was the best first 3 days we could have ever had, perfect, the staff... More 

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