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Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   B.P. 28, Moorea, Maharepa 98728, French Polynesia
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Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Maharepa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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orange county, california
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Sofitel is an elegant hotel in Moorea. We had a fantastic overwater bungalow with a wonderful coral lagoon in our backyard. We snorkeled several times a day right from the dock of our room. What we loved about this place was how quiet and peaceful it was everywhere we went. The staff was friendly and the girl at the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The snorkeling here is absolutely awesome - a huge lagoon teeming with live coral and aquatic life. On-site dive company took us on an awesome snorkel tour outside the reef. Food was decent, but nothing special. Service was a bit "lumpy" depending on who you interacted with - I often felt like someone had their hand in my pocket the... More

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Carlsbad, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife, our two children and I stayed for 4 nights in June. Because there were 4 of us we could not book an overwater bungalow and by happy accident decided to book the deluxe two room villa. The hotel essentially took two bungalows and connected them by building a beautiful living room between the rooms. When we entered the... More

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I greatly enjoyed our 4 night stay at Sofitel. We found them by working with Claudia from Pacific for Less and she put together a great package for us. We had a wonderful garden bungalow with prime view of the lagoon, bountiful breakfasts, and snorkel gear. The lagoon is a beautiful snorkel area. If you're looking for... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were vacillating on Intercontinental vs. Sofitel and got a better deal plus fatwallet cashback with Sofitel so went that route. No regrets - great staff, very nice accomodations, lots of options, and good food! Sofitel is the first hotel from the port (Faaa International to port in Papeete, take 30 min ferry (taxi is 2000 CFP airport to port)... More

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H0566GM, General Manager at Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Madam, We thank you for taking the time to tell us your nice experience at the Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach resort. We will share your comments with our team. We hope to see you again in our Worldwide Sofitel resorts Kind regards, More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were fortunate to stay here for seven nights..originally booked for four but after one day nowhere else competes so cancelled original booking at another destination and stayed here. We had an overwater bungalow and this was magic..the array of beautiful fish just swimming in the clearest water was breathtaking. Our room was gorgeous spotless and just amazing. It is... More

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San Francisco, California
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22 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed three nights at this property in March 2014. Although we've repeatedly visited Temae Beach (where the Sofitel is located), this was our first stay at the property. I was particularly excited to visit as it was the only one of the "big four" resorts that we had not stayed at. We've been repeat guests at the Pearl, the... More

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Hamilton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing and simply beautiful would describe this place, it's heaven and paradise all In one, staff are friendly helpful and speak several languages even in my jaded French they helped me along, cleanliness is paramount and that was certainly displayed here! Windows cleaned constantly including our over water bungalow floor window, room service was timely and delivered hot, beds area... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is amazing, we only stayed over night but WOW! The over water bungalows were to die for! the rooms sleeps two therefore we needed two rooms (that was pricey). You can get in the water from your room and the fish are right there and you can shower outside.. totally private! Dinner was pretty good and it came... More

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Address: B.P. 28, Moorea, Maharepa 98728, French Polynesia
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Location: French Polynesia > Society Islands > Moorea > Maharepa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort 5*
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Sofitel Moorea Beach Resort
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Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort is settled on the edge of a magnificent lagoon, with views over the island of Tahiti. The resort, renovated in the late 2000's, features 114 luxurious bungalows built over the water, on the beachfront or surrounded by landscapedgardens. Facilities include two excellent restaurants, a bar, a fabulous outdoor swimming pool and day spa. Moorea has one of the worlds most beautiful beaches and a variety of motorized and non-motorized water activities can be arranged for guests. ... more   less 
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