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KIHAAD Maldives

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Kihaadhuffaru Island, Republic of Maldives, 6040 (Formerly Gioia Resort Valtur Kihaad)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Madrid, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have has the best trip ever. Our honeymoon at Kihaad Hotel in Maldives could not be better. Want to thank All the staff, and especially the Kihaad diving perfectly ran by Antonio. This place must be the Closet To paradise

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Hong Kong, China
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

According to the advisement from SIA-Holidays, there should be Bodu Beru Maldives evening once per week, White Night Party on the beach one per week and the Sunset Party once per week. During our 4-night stay here, we never heard about these parties. The fish feeding at the jetty was so attractive that several stingrays flopped over the stairs trying... More 

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KIHAADResort, Manager at KIHAAD Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Simonleungck, Greetings from Kihaad Maldives! We thank you for your feedback and would like to sincerely apologise for the inconvenience caused to you during your stay. We do have entertainment programmes at the resort. We have the Sunset Beach Party which is named as Cocktail hours wherein every inhouse guest is entitled for free drinks for an hour at... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We took into account all reviews good and bad before deciding on Kihaad (with a lot of trepidation prior to arrival as some of the reviews almost put us off). Ultimately, for us (young at heart couple) who are not first timers in Maldives (i.e. we did not need the water villa novelty as we have done that before) and... More 

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KIHAADResort, Manager at KIHAAD Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Qellis, Greetings from Kihaad Maldives! We thank you for your feedback to us. Its indeed good to know that you have enjoyed your holidays and hospitality of our team was up to your expectation. Though the reception team is also trained in their hospitality sector yet we apologise for any inconvenience caused to you.We have a widespread buffet with... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

First and most important thing about KIHAAD Maldives: the place is a joke. And a bad one. I don't even know where to start. First: someone wrote here that they didn't speak English. And it is true. Even people at front desk don't speak it very well. You ask for mosquitoes repellent and they offer you the room aerosol... Most... More 

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KIHAADResort, Manager at KIHAAD Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Bmbahia, Greetings from Kihaad Maldives! Please do accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused to you during your visit to our resort. It saddens us to know that your vacation was not memorable and you had a series of issues. Our team at front desk comply of mixed nationalities and we have all of them speaking English. We... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Reading the reviews on trip advisor, I felt a little worried after booking because some people wasn't saying the best things about the place. Lesson i have learnt is that never read too much into a holiday, enjoy it for yourself with a open mind. Please note this island is north of Male which mean a domestic flight is needed... More 

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KIHAADResort, Manager at KIHAAD Maldives, responded to this review

Dear JamieTriner, Greetings from Kihaad Maldives! We thank you for all your lovely words and praises about our beautiful resort. Its so wonderful to hear that you had cherishable memories to carry back home. Rightly mentioned by you that resort can be reached via domestic flight, which we try to book with the best connection to your international flight to... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The old saying of “smoke and mirrors” appears to be appropriate to best describe this resort. Although all the basic facilities were available, we constantly gained the impression that the bare minimum of effort is made to keep the appearance of a 5-star resort. The theme evenings at the restaurant were represented by changing one or two dishes. The rooms... More 

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KIHAADResort, Manager at KIHAAD Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Unhappy458, Greetings from Kihaad Maldives! We sincerely apologise for the inconvenience caused to you during your stay. It's surprising to hear your room was unattended for almost a week as our Housekeeping team do provide with morning and evening services to each guest room. Only under the case of "DND" the rooms are unattended until requested by guest so... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We spent a lot of time reviewing destinations for our honeymoon and had always wanted to go to the Maldives, after looking though the different options there thought that Kihaad seemed to be the place we were looking for. We were right! From the minute we got off the plane in Male we were treated like royalty all the way.... More 

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Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Kihaad was our first choice price and location are both worth of it. We really loved the stay at this resort. I dont think other island got a beach like this.. it was the best part of the island and this is what we went for. All the staff and food was great. Tody bar was our special place to... More 

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KIHAADResort, Manager at KIHAAD Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Merla R, Greetings from Kihaad Maldives! We thank you for your effort of writing down such commendable feedback about our beautiful paradise. We are overwhelmed to hear about your fantastic holiday. We do agree with you that our resort has the best beach and gives all our guest memories to cherish for lifetime. Hope to welcome you back soon... More 

Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Nice Staff, Nice food we love all.. Thank you.. big thanks to Ottavia. We enjoy Water games everyday. I reccomend this hotel t all. Nice beach and location. Spa was great. Thank you so so much.. we really like all

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KIHAADResort, Manager at KIHAAD Maldives, responded to this review

Dear 555acat, Greetings from Kihaad Maldiives! We are delighted to know about your superb holidays spent at our paradise. We would like to sincerely thank you for your effort of writing down about our resort and also reccomending it further. The beautiful beach of Kihaad is beyond comparison and together with our team it creates a fantabulous impact. We will... More 

Bratislava, Slovakia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Me and my son attended an Open Water Diver Course at Kihaad Diving Centre. The course was led by experienced and instructor Irina Volkova. We were 100% satisfied by the approach and professionalism of the instructor! If you spend more then 5 nights at Kihaad resort, attend diving course there :-).

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KIHAADResort, Manager at KIHAAD Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Stefan G, Greetings from KIhaad Maldives! We thank you for your effort of writing down your wonderful feedback about us. We will definately pass your kind words to Irina who is no doubt an asset to the organisation. Her professional attitude and sincerity towards work is an added advantage to the popularity of our Diving Centre. We thank you... More 

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