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Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort

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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with a friend in September of 1984. WOW. Long time ago. I want to go back. There were no overwater places at the time. We stayed in a garden room which was great! They were just building a big fancy hotel on the other side of the island and the natives were not happy. They wanted the... More 

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San Dimas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I had tons of fun. The resort itself felt like you were in a secluded island. With different nationalities. It felt like we were at "THE BEACH" movie, where people treated each other like they've known you for a long time. Not to much people and perfect for the family. We enjoyed snorkeling, kayaking and a boat... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here a few years back but the memory will always remain. Bora Bora is one of the most beautiful places I've been in my life. The hotel itself was located in the perfect spot. The pool area could have been better situated to offer a bit more privacy from the dining room but the ocean is right off... More 

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Portugal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sofitel Marara is as expensive as nearby options, however it doesn't offer top quality, especially when compared to nearby options or compared to other Sofitels like the one in Moorea, This hotel is very commercial, not cosy. The food is average. The (aged) bungalows don't offer much privacy. The beachfront and the water are less good compared to other hotels... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 6 nights in an overwater bungalow for the second half of our honeymoon, the room was fitted to a high standard with glass bottom flooring & a massive window overlooking the lagoon which was picture perfect to wake up to each morning. hibiscus scattered the bed each day & macaroons delivered around 5pm each day. The romantic dinner... More 

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H0564GM, Responsable relations publiques at Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort, responded to this review

Bonjour from Bora Bora. Thank you for your comment, your opinion is very important for us. Your feedback allows us to improve our service immediately and we took in consideration your remarks about the service. We are very delighted that you enjoyed our high standard overwater bungalow, with the glass bottom flooring. The Romantic diner at the Sofitel Private Island... More 

Linden, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff were friendly and attentive to our needs. Prompt service. We stayed in a beach front bungalow and couldn't ask for a better view! I noticed some limited flooding near 2-3 bungalows due to a 3 meter wave surge in the lagoon on one day. That resulted in some issues with power for parts of that day, but ultimately those... More 

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H0564GM, Responsable relations publiques at Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort, responded to this review

Bonjour from Bora Bora ! Thank you for taking time to give us your opinion, your comment is Magnifique. We are very delighted that you appreciated the kidness and attentiveness of our Ambassadors. They will be very happy with your review's feedback ! The Sofitel Marara Beach resort is located in the most beautiful bay of Bora Bora, close to... More 

North Carolina Smoky Mountains, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just returned from a vacation to Bora Bora with my sisters. We had a fantastic time at the Sofitel Beach hotel. the staff could not have been nicer to us. All were very friendly and most helpful. They took excellent care of us. Additionally, our beach hut was located right on the beach - snorkeling was just a wade... More 

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H0564GM, Responsable relations publiques at Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort, responded to this review

Iaorana from Bora Bora ! Thank you for your comment, your opinion is very important to us. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay in Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort. The beauty of the gardens and the lagoon offers you a unique experience through a warm Polynesian environment. Didi you know that in 2002 Bora Bora was... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in a beach front bungalow which was really lovely, waves lapping at night. The bungalow was good in size, plenty of room to move around. The toilet was leaking at first but was quickly fixed. The staff are lovely and very helpful.. The following is a minor comment and not to be detrimental to the overall hotel. A... More 

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H0564GM, Responsable relations publiques at Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort, responded to this review

Bonjour from Bora Bora ! Thank you for taking your time to give us your experience and feedback. Your review is amazing and so is your opinion. We took in consideration the problems that you mentionned during the breakfast buffet, and thanks to you this problem have been fixed. I was the person you talked about the problem of the... More 

Paris, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were there with three kids on the main island. They charge us 9000PF for a day trip per person (including lunch) to visit the private island so we never did. Breakfast was nothing compared to the sumptuous buffet at Sofitel Moorea. The hotel staff were not very co-ordinated, Nevertheless, they were trying their best to be friendly. Sure it... More 

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H0564GM, Responsable relations publiques at Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort, responded to this review

Iaorana from Bora Bora. Thank you for choosing Sofitel Marara Beach Resort during your visit in French polynesia, and thank you for taking time to share your experience with us, your opinion is very important for us and we can fix the points you have mentionned in your comment immediately. We do apologize that you didn't find the expected guest... More 

Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We had a wonderful time at the sofitel they treated us so nice they never forgot our special day. Our cabin on the water was amazing they had our room decoated with flowers nearly everyday our room was always spotless. It was a such a great place to spend our 35th wedding anniversary thank you to everyone at the sofitel... More 

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H0564GM, Responsable relations publiques at Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort, responded to this review

Iaorana from the Sofitel Marara Beach Resort ! All our team and Ambassadors would like to wish you again a happy 35th Anniversary ! We are very delighted that you choose us for celebrating this special time, and we are very happy that your experience was "Magnifique".Our Ambassadors are always offering "Cousu main" ( service from the heart, which is... More 

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