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Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort

4.0 of 5 BP 6, Nunue, 98730, French Polynesia
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Austin, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent four days of our honeymoon here and I have to say it was pretty disappointing. First, upon check-in we were shown to the most exposed, unprivate over water bungalow, after having our travel agent specifically email for something private. I honestly can't confirm that she did this, so it may have been on her, but... More 

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

Bonjour, thank you for your opinion which is very important for us, and could help us also to improve our service quickly. We are so sorry that you didn't enjoyed your experience with us, and specially for the breakfast and the room. The last renovations of the Sofitel Marara were done in 2008, and the situation will be better as... More 

Gippsland, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Sofitel marara resort for 2 weeks in November 2014. After many delayed flights and actually arriving a day late we were welcomed with friendly smiles, a much needed cold beverage and musicians. We stayed in a beach front bungalow which for us was a great size and perfect location. After waking to the most amazing sunrise I... More 

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

Thank you for this magnifique comment about the Sofitel Marara Beach Resort. All our team is very proud to hear that you had a wonderful saty in our paradise ! The romantic dinner experience is a ultimate way to celebrate a special event. Congratulations for your 10th wedding anniversary, and all our best wishes for this upcoming festive season ! More 

Solana Beach, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This resort is marketed as a 4 star resort. My wife and I are not rookie travelers and we understand the standard; it is not met here. Overall the resort is fairly nice, but so many 'minor' issues have shown themselves, and their total weight diminishes our experience to the point of wanting to leave and check in to another... More 

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

Your opinion is very important to us, we would like to thank you for sharing. The Sofitel Marara Beach Resort had its last renovations in 2008. We will have an improvement very soon ! Our collective efforts keeps the hotel in a good condidtion, and preserve authenticity and nature as we are fully aware of deficient issues that you have... More 

Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Greeted with a welcome drink - this hotel was a once in a lifetime honeymoon like experience. Go for the Over water bungalow its worth it. We had their Manutuki Lunch on their private Island. All their water activities are free. Also the Dinner and Polynesian Dancers show is good exspecially the Polynesian BBQ

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

What a beautiful comment ! Thank you for sharing it. We are delighted to have welcome you in our little piece of paradise, and that you enjoyed fully your experience in Sofitel Marara Beach Resort ! Come back soon ! Maururu More 

Inverness, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed during the end of Hawaikinui competition . Hotel seemed overwhelmed by being full of guests. Tea and coffee took about 10 mins to arrive at breakfast. Hot water was only tepid. Beach kit was in poor condition, no single kayaks, double kayaks pretty bashed about. Beach staff talked on mobile phones so never assisted in launching or landing... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback, your experience in Sofitel Marara Beach Resort is very important for us. We will be equiped with new beach gear in the upcoming days, and thanks to you we have also been able to improve our service. We are delighted to have welcome you with us, and also that you have enjoyed your experience at... More 

Billings, Montana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Sofitel Marara in a half over the water bungalow. The half-over the water room was very nice, and had a private deck with chairs and access to the lagoon. The only thing it didn't have was a glass floor, but that wasn't a big deal. The rooms were clean and the staff was very helpful. As... More 

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

Thank you for this beautiful share of experience ! Our Ambassadors will be very proud when they will see your comment about their services. We are happy that you enjoyed the room, very spacious and also a mix of traditionnal and modern style. Our famous " My Bed " offers a unique restfull experience and comfort. We also have imroved... More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely should not be a four star hotel! Food was terrible, inconsistent and there was no service. We ordered a latte every morning and each time got something different. The food was cold and tasteless, and they give you other people's order. The rooms were ok, some days you get one towel, other days you might get four. They don't... More 

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

Thank you for sharing your experience, we are so sorry that you couldn't get satisfaction in our resort. With your opinion we were able to improve our service immediatly. Thank you for your stay. Maururu maitai ! More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'll start by saying I really really wanted to love this resort. Sadly I cannot say this was the case. We arrived at 9am and were told we would have to wait to 12 for our bungalow to be ready. They treated us to breakfast, ok so far right? Well 12 turned into 2pm. Other guests arrived and were shown... More 

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

Thank you for your comment, which is very important for us. We are so sorry that you couldn't get a full experience with us in Bora Bora. We had fixed the internet problem, which was external of the hotel. Your comment will help us to improve our service, and we would like to thank you again. Maururu ! More 

Melbourne
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Ok, so, you come to Bora Bora, and you get what you pay for...all we wanted was beautiful views, access to the island, clear water, food and drinks, and friendly service. We got all that. Sure the room is a bit daggy, but we are in one of the most beautiful places in the world with amazing sunset views. I... More 

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

Thank you for sharing your experience with us ! Our Ambassadors will be proud with the feedback of your beautiful comment about their service. Thank you for your stay in Sofitel Marara Beach Resort. Come back soon ! More 

Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We were lucky enough to catch an earlier inland flight to Bora Bora and the staff at the Sofitel arranged for an early pickup and our room was ready within 30 minutes of our arrival! The rooms were very spacious and the beds were awesome! The pool was gorgeous as well as the view and the property was well kept... More 

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

Thank you for this " Magnifique " comment ! We were very happy to have you as a hotel guest in our resort, and lived a beautiful experience in Bora Bora ! Come back soon ! Maururu maitai. More 

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Additional Information about Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort

Address: BP 6, Nunue, 98730, French Polynesia
Location: French Polynesia > Society Islands > Bora Bora
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 55
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Also Known As:
Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach And Private Island Hotel Bora Bora
Sofitel Bora Motu Private Island
Accor Bora Motu Private Island
Bora Bora Sofitel
Sofitel Motu Bora Bora
Hotel Style:
#8 Spa Hotel in Bora Bora
#10 Luxury Hotel in Bora Bora
#14 On the Beach Hotel in Bora Bora

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