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Kaani Lodge

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Kaani Goalhi, Henveiru, Male 20-05
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Kiev, Ukraine
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Stuff was extremely lazy. We was expecting breakfasts and 7:00 as offered, but at 7:30 everybody was still sleeping. Very small and stuffy rooms, no normal windows. Terrible internet. Can work only for one night before/after flight if you have no other options.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

I stayed here for five days over Christmas. The hotel is located a couple of blocks in from the ferry port, but not easy to find if you've just got off the airport ferry boat with your luggage. The reception staff were polite and helpfull. My room was on the fourth floor with no lift, and the view from the... More

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Krasnodar, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

We stayed in this hotel for half a day, as we had flight in the evening, and came by morning ferry from Maafushi, where staff from Kaani Beach advised this hotel. It's 7 minutes to airport ferry, there is supermarket near. Rooms are very small, but clean.

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

...to the expensive airport hotel. The Kaani is in a quiet residential lane and only a few minutes away from the airport jetty and good dining options. The room and attached bathroom were clean and there was plenty of hot water. The manager very kindly gave me a first floor room but it was a little noisy at night due... More

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Hong Kong, China
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013 via mobile

This place would be have been a good nights accommodation if the room didn't smell so bad of damp and mould. The breakfast was nice and the bathroom was clean and the hot shower worked well. But I would never stay here again because the room was mouldy and stunk really bad! After 10 minutes in the room me and... More

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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

Not a great stay - management leaves a lot to be desired here. Rooms where smelly and moldy. Will never stay here again. The place to go if you can't find anything else. Service staff are honest and good, the front desk management are another matter. Be on your guard if staying here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

I am an expat working near Male and use to spend my free days in the capital. We always love to choose Kaani Lodge, since it has a great location - 5 minutes from the jetty - and you have one of the main roads - Sosun Magu , with supermarkets; small restaurants - around the corner. The rooms are... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

I needed to arrive at Male one night before boarding a live aboard in case there was a delay of my flight. I was looking for an accommodation that was close to the jetty. As a solo traveler and just for one night, I didn't mind staying in Kaani Lodge. The walk was about 5 minutes depending on how fast... More

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Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

so this is a reasonably simple hotel. but it also has a simple price - at under $60, i had my own clean room, aircon, television with a couple of movie chanels, ensuite and breakfast. seriously - why wouldnt you stay? i met a person who didnt want the hassle of going to the mainland for the night as they... More

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Asia
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35 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

I could recommend this small lodge for a short stay in Male. It is safe as a staff member is sitting in the entrance area the whole time. The rooms are clean and for a reasonable price and they sell it to a reasonable price. It is a bit hidden and difficult to find. They also provide basic food and... More

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Address: Kaani Goalhi, Henveiru, Male 20-05
Location: Maldives > Kaafu Atoll > North Male Atoll > Male
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Kaani Lodge 3*
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Kaani Lodge provides accommodation for business travelers and tourists in the capital island Malé conveniently located just 5 minutes walk from the main tourist jetty and offers comfortable rooms with reasonable rates.Kaani Lodge comprises of 12 rooms with modern amenities, a selection of facilities and a variety of offers for its clients to further enjoy their stay in the Maldives.From Airport it takes around 10 minutes by boat to the capital Male’ jetty and further minutes of walk, will drop you in Kaani Lodge.The hotel mostly fits for the business travelers within Male’ or close by islands or for a stop over from and to your dream vacation in the tropical paradise. ... more   less 
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