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Central Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   G. Sanoaraage, Rahdhebai Magu, Male
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Ranked #28 of 38 hotels in Male
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  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

We were booked into this ‘hotel’ by our travel company as an overnight before travelling to the islands. It is by far the worst that we’ve ever stayed in. The de-luxe (709) room that we had was so small that there was hardly room to put the cases. Cockroaches were running about in both the bedroom and the shower room.... More

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Beirut, Lebanon
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2011

We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights in September 2008 because our flight was delayed. It was recommended by the Italian captain of our seaplane who actually lives in Male. The hotel isn't that bad, but after returning from a 10-day trip in a great resort in the Maldives, you'll definitely feel the low quality, relatively poor service and... More

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Sligo, Ireland
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124 reviews 124 reviews
27 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2011

I was lucky I was only staying here two nights. The hotel has a small air-conditioned lobby. There were three staff on reception and even though I was the only peson checking in at that time it took about 20 minutes to check me in. Check-out was also a lengthy experience. The room as small. It had a tiled floor... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2011

You stayed there in transit and we were disappointed small room for three with no space around the bed location of breakfast is terrible no light no decoration only positive point staff is ok so hotel relax inn is better for the same price

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2010

can you believe they seem to be extending the hotel by half and it's still open!!! there are windows missing down one side giving access stright on to building site. our room was small basic and smelt strongly of tobacco smoke there's nowhere to sit accept your room or reception there's no pool no bar and no garden it's your... More

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71 reviews 71 reviews
27 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2009

After reading the reviews I was not sure what to expect so for my 22 day business trip to Male I only booked five days here. I just confirmed the next 17 days. The rooms are perfect for the business traveller. Bright lighting in the room, a TV that has a variety of channels, and the room was apparently painted... More

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New York City, New York
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33 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2009

I didn't have any particular problems with this hotel, but I gave it only two stars due to the (lack of) quality of the rooms and amenities versus the cost. My room was clean, but infinitessimally small, with a tiny twin bed. The bathroom was also clean, but the towel (just one) was worn enough that I wondered if it... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2008

Central Hotel in Male' has obviously changed to the much better! Rooms are now spotlesly clean, housekeeping is excellent, and the young people in the front office courteous, efficient, service minded and speak excellent English. All staff is very friendly and service minded as well. Wireless Internet access is free of charge. The hotel is in a main shopping area,... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2007

I am in this "hotel" right now waiting the transfer to "Nika" hotel. 2 hours left :) If all the Maldives are the same I am seriously thinking to get the first flight and never return. Absolute absence of the service, almost every item in the hotel is dirty and nasty. The room is extremely dark and smells heavily. Who... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2006

What can I say !!!! Terrible !!!! the room was nasty - very musty and smelly - the balcony was shared with the room next door - It did however have a tv with some decent channels - hot water intermittant - towells dirty - uncomfy bed - lock on door not secure - room service dire - the bed... More

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Address: G. Sanoaraage, Rahdhebai Magu, Male
Location: Maldives > Kaafu Atoll > North Male Atoll > Male
Hotel Class:3 star — Central Hotel 3*
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Central Hotel Male
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Central Hotel, located in the heart of Male’, is furnished with amenities catering to those on stopovers from, or to your holiday in the beautiful islands of the Maldives, to that of the business traveler who deserves the comfort of home. ... more   less 
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