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Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru

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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Macau, China
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Overall it was a great stay in Banyan Tree. The villa was amazing and it was worthy to pay a bit more for the beachfront villa, as having that amazing view right from the room was really everything. Staff are nice. Prisca was really great welcoming us when we arrived and explaining everything about the room and resort. Shazhan (hope... More 

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SrikantPeri, General Manager at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, responded to this review

Dear LilianaS0611, I am pleased to read your appreciation on villa, snorkeling, house reef and most of all, the way our staff made you feel special through their efforts in providing personalized service. Regrettably, we fail to meet your expectations on food in the restaurant. Your feedback has been shared with our Chef and he will revisit the buffet menus... More 

Paris, France
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15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I visited Banyan Tree in Jul 15, it was super experience , very upscale service and very nice Staff. The resort is not fare from the airport , i booked my speed boat transfer and stay with transferotel.com ,The speed boat was private waiting for me in the airport on time.After 25 mn i arrived to Banyan Tree , you... More 

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SrikantPeri, General Manager at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, responded to this review

Dear Expert T, I am pleased that you had a memorable experience with us and that the facilities and services of the resort were to you satisfaction. Your feedback is very encouraging. Thank you for staying with us and we look forward to welcoming you back. Regards, Srikant Peri General Manager More 

Chengdu
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a delightful vacation.My son and I spent a happy period of five days. The villas design is very private, very suitable for families to live and play. In addition, the hotel's restaurant is very good, but the fish and chicken cooking methods need to be improved, because they are too hard ......

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SrikantPeri, General Manager at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, responded to this review

Dear 920yinz, Thank you for sharing your review. I am pleased that you had a pleasant holiday at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru. We are inspired by your positive feedback on villas and restaurant. Your observation on fish and chicken being too hard has been shared with our Chef for immediate action. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we... More 

Guang Zhou
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a happy holiday! If the room can again big point, of course, I will be more happy!Just after isolated islands, the hotel a worker to take us to the horse tired for dinner, this is the worst meal dinner! So bad, and very expensive! Don't take the guest to the hotel after the proposal, if left to this... More 

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SrikantPeri, General Manager at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, responded to this review

Dear Cuixia, Thank you for sparing time to post your feedback. I am pleased that you had a happy holiday with us and that everyone from your group felt very good. resort still offers the tranquility and peace in impressive setting. We look forward to the opportunity of welcoming all of you again. Our island is relatively very small and... More 

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18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have just turned from an amazing 4 day break to the beautiful Maldives staying at The Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru. Firstly let me commend the staff who offer outstanding personalised service at every level. They accommodated by GF meal requests with delicious alternatives delivered to my table automatically and the chef personally instructing me on my choices at Buffett table every... More 

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SrikantPeri, General Manager at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, responded to this review

Dear Kymcha, I am pleased that you had a wonderful stay with us and that we were able to provide you with a memorable service experience. We believe that it is the little details that make a big difference and drive us towards excellence. Your generous comments on food, villas, stingray feeding, marine life, location and the personalized service is... More 

SINGAPORE
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This resort has great service, and excellent beach and reef. Perfect combo. Aside from the lovely room ( we had a beach villa) and usual amenities, the staff went over and beyond to ensure we had a lovely time. Special thanks to Ahmed at Reception who kindly allowed us to stay in our room till our ferry back to Male,... More 

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SrikantPeri, General Manager at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, responded to this review

Dear AARTISINGAPORE, Thank you for sparing time to post a review. I am very pleased that you had a great time staying with us. Indeed, our island is of outstanding natural beauty surrounded with extraordinary beach and pristine house reef great for snorkeling. We are fortunate to have a very good team who endeavor to deliver the best possible service... More 

Moscow, Russia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our stay at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru. Every single staff member that we met was attentive and polite. We used to spend our holidays very actively and therefore were doubting if we'd like visiting Maldives. Oh yes, we did! There are so many things to do: snorkeling (we spent about 3 hours daily in the ocean), diving, fishing, etc...... More 

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SrikantPeri, General Manager at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, responded to this review

Dear OlgaChumanskaya, I am pleased that your holiday with us is your best experience ever. It is encouraging to read your appreciation on food, spa, activities on offer and the services provided during your stay. The entire team is motivated by your positive comments particularly Ahmed and Prisca. Thank you for sparing time to post a review and we look... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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35 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small jewel located about 20 minutes by speed boat, this is one of the first few resorts in Maldives. What this means is that it has the largest and the best house reefs in all of Maldives and of course that means that the marine life is outstanding The sting rays which come every evening at 5 pm, or... More 

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SrikantPeri, General Manager at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, responded to this review

Dear Devdban, Thank you for taking time to post your valuable feedback. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is always pleasing to receive such positive comments about our resort. The house reef at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru is generally considered as one of the best in Maldives. The variety and colorful abundance of underwater marine life... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would like to thank all banyan tree staff. They welcomed you since you land in maldives till you check in for departure flight and pass the passport check. The resort has many activities and the resturant serves 3 meals daily. Food is amazing and tasty. Friday maldivian night was one of the best night where you will enjoy drums... More 

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SrikantPeri, General Manager at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, responded to this review

Dear Khalid A, I am pleased that we were able to meet your expectations and that you enjoyed the food, stingray feeding and the activities offered in the island. Thank you for choosing to stay with us. My team and I are looking forward to welcoming you again. Regards, Srikant Peri More 

Shanghai, China
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed as a family group (4 adults and 1 child) in 2 villias for 4nights. Fortunate to have one villa upgraded from Oceanview to Beachfront. Both villas were beutifully presented, with many options of areas to rest-up and enjoy the sunshine and sound of the waves. (We were fortunate with great weather, raining on our arrival day only). Villas... More 

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SrikantPeri, General Manager at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, responded to this review

Dear Jeff L, I am pleased that you had a great time to relax and unwind during your stay. Your appreciation for the activities on offer and the services provided by our staff is indeed motivating and will help us in our pursuit of excellence. I have noted your comments on table tennis and darts equipment along with your disappointing... More 

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