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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
  • 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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Brussels, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed in Carana for two days at the end of our trip to Seychelles. We chose the hotel based on the positive reviews but unfortunately, the reality was different and we were very disappointed. The hotel is located on a hill. There is a bus stop on the bottom of the hill (10-15 min walk which is ok downhill... More 

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Eileen M, Owner at Carana Hilltop Villa, responded to this review

Dear Client, Thank you for your review. It is unfortunate that you did not appreciate our Villa as 95% of our clients have! Firstly, I would like to clarify the fact that our Villa is not a 5 star Hotel but as a Villa , we try our very best to give the best service we possibly can and for... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at The Canara Hill Top Villa, located in the North East point of Mahe. The east-facing place located on top of hill gives a breathtaking view of ocean and rising sun. The Villa has a pool, dining space, kitchen area, and lobby. Rooms on first floor are small but nice and have free Wi-Fi and basic amenities such... More 

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Caloocan, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 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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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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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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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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