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Clef des Iles

Certificate of Excellence
Beau Vallon, Mahe Island, Seychelles
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Clef des Iles
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Ranked #9 of 35 Hotels in Mahe Island
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014
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    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
41 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

An overall very pleasant stay. The room was spacious, clean and overall acceptable, however, would not rate as upscale. Having a fully furnished apartment allowing the option to make your own meals and snacks was a big plus. The location was excellent as it was a few steps from a beautiful beach allowing for nice walks and views of the... More 

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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Pros The staff are very friendly and attentive and the rooms are clean. It's right on the beach which is very nice white sand and clean. There are plenty of shops and restaurants nearby. Beau vallon is a great location to explore the island Baobab pizza next door is great. Cons The rooms are a little bit tired and the... More 

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East Sussex
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We had moved between hotels before finding Clef des Iles. It is right on the beach so perfect for familes(our son is 7) and there is far far more space than normal hotel. The service is superb and Stephane and Marquise go out of their way to look after the guests. Everything just works so we return year after year.... More 

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights to relax at the beach after a week of sailing around the islands. And this place proved to be perfect for that. Our two girls shared one large ocean facing room and my wife and I had the other ocean facing bedroom. Both rooms are upstairs as well as the large bathroom with walk in shower,... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Beautiful appartment, well decorated, on the beach of Beau Vallon. The sea only five steps away, and very helpful and amical staff. True paradise, well located on the island. Close to restaurants and dive shop

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We stayed here for one night for the last part of our honeymoon. We both really wish we'd booked a longer stay in Mahé as Clef des Iles is absolutely stunning and the surroundings are wonderful. Marquise the owner met us upon our arrival and really did make us feel completely welcome. The apartment itself is right up my street... More 

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London, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights and wished we'd stayed for longer. What a perfect spot for relaxing! You step out from the apartments right on to a beautiful sandy beach; if sun worshipping is your thing, you won't be disappointed! This is not a private beach although we weren't bothered by people passing by (and no-one ever sat on... More 

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Saudi Arabia
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82 reviews 82 reviews
30 hotel reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I absolutely recommend this place :)) We were a travelling party of 3 adults and 3 children (aged 8, 6 & 2) and stayed for 6 nights at the Clef Des Iles in early June 2014. We chose this accommodation because of generally great reviews but also because of its location and its a self serving apartment which is what... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014 via mobile

The apartments are right on the beach so other people will sit on your steps. The pizza restaurant is right next door so other people will come by your door to get to there. The road is right behind the apartments but you won't hear the traffic because the noise of the waves is louder. The bathroom is downstairs and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Wonderful place -- we only stayed one night, but the decor is great and the beach is right outside your door....overall, it had everything we wanted in a self-catering apartment. We were greeted with fruit juice and fresh fruit on check in, and the staff was very friendly but unobtrusive. Beau Vallon beach isn't secluded or tranquil, but there are... More 

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