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Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island

5.0 of 5 Boutique Hotel   |   BP 516, 98730, French Polynesia
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Ranked #6 of 18 hotels in Bora Bora
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Forattini Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When we planed for our french Polynesia trip we decided to stay a few days in Bora Bora at a nice hotel before going to some more deserted and simple places (amazing BTW) like fakarava and rangiroa. We decided for a over water bungalow but when we started searching for an hotel, we thought they all looked too big, with... More

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Millis, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I spent our honeymoon at the Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island. We started out in an over-water bungalow, and were later upgraded to The Villa (I'm still not sure why, but I'll take it!). The rooms are spacious and very nice, turn down service each night, and I don't think it's possible to have a blocked view... More

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Didier L, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Again congratulations for your wedding and we wish you all the hapiness of the world! We are proud to be part of your "souvenirs for life" of your wedding trip! Thank you for choosing us. We will stay in your heart Come back soon! More

New York City
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely private island. Just breathtaking and beautiful. Like no other. So here are the highlights: When you land, even before you get your bags, they will "lei" you, which is a lovely tradition. They point out which is your boat that'll take you to the island. Then you go the side to get your bags. You'll have a few... More

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Didier L, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Thank you for all details regarding your magnifique stay at Sofitel Private island. all the ambassadors of the hotel join me to tell you how enjoyable it was to host you for your holidays at Bora Bora! More

Singapore
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked this way in advance for my honeymoon. Stayed in room 130. Its an over water bungalow. Bora Bora is a place to die for. Views were amazing and staff in the hotel was great. Since its a small hotel. By the end of the second day, we were known to many of the staff already and everyone waves cheerfully.... More

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Didier L, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing! being on a private island in the Lagoon of Bora Bora is such a experinece, all details must be 100% and thank you for your comments. We hope to welcome you back in our paradise! More

Florida
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48 reviews 48 reviews
24 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One note to start; you are in a truly unique location so "couples" put the cell phones down and look up and at your partner and the nature. It was sad to see many couples at dinner with both of them looking down at their cell phones (i.e. yes the wifi signal was good). Anyway, I digress; the Sofitel people,... More

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Didier L, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Thank you for your "look up" advice, the Private island, it's ambassadors and it's environment desserve it! Call again!!! More

Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best snorkeling on the island right behind you - swim out from the island. Saw moray eels, octopus right under our bungalows and mantas on the snorkel tour. Rooms were great. Food was good, but expensive. Service at concierge desk was variable depending on who you spoke with but always professional.

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Didier L, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Sofitel Private Island for your stay at Bora Bora. We really hope to have the pleasure to see you again with us in our boutique hotel on it's private island, unique place in Bora Bora. More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the private island tree nights in the beginning of our honeymoon and it was wonderful. We were nicely greeted at arrival and promptly directed to our room. Based on other reviews we asked for the bungalow 128 and it had the most amazing view of the Mount Otemanu and the main island. The private island is amazing... More

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Didier L, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Your comments are so important for us. Thank you for sharing and taking time to write it down. I informed all the team at the private iland regarding your magnifique experience with us. A boat shuttle is available on demand and complimentary from the Private island to the Sofitel Marara Beach from 6 am until 11 PM. It takes betwen... More

Holstebro
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The hotel knew and didn't care. But we actually celebrated our 25th anniversary on this tiny motu in paradise. And we had a great time anyway. We had ordered a view of Mount Otemanu, but got one of the few bungalows with a view of everything except for the mountain. And nobody really cared. The over water bungalows tend to... More

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Didier L, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Your comment are always very useful, The wind is not always there but i understand you got it when you came over! sorry for the honeymoon gift, kindly send me your adress at didier.lamoot@sofitel.com with your name and room number and i will organize a real nice surprise to send back to you. I really would like to understand what... More

Nashville, Tennessee
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We cannot say enough about this island paradise. We stayed for 5 days in an over-the-water bungalow, which was very clean and welcome to us after a long flight. We were met by a very engaging receptionist (Denise) at the pier and escorted to the main building. Even though we arrived early in the morning, our bungalow was ready and... More

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Didier L, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your magnifique experience at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island. this is exactly the comment we want to read from everyone coming up to our boutique hotel at Bora Bora. Maururu!!! Living the exclusivity of a private island at Bora Bora with a "Cousu main" service, DNA of Sofitel, from our talented ambassadors, is a unique way... More

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Address: BP 516, 98730, French Polynesia
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Location: French Polynesia > Society Islands > Bora Bora
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island 5*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Airport Transportation
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#5 Luxury Hotel in Bora Bora #6 On the Beach Hotel in Bora Bora
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Overlooking one of the most beautiful lagoons in the world, Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island is located in the heart of the exceptional Matira Bay, nestled on a private islet facing the main island of Bora Bora. A secret hideaway where you can enjoy a peaceful and romantic retreat, regenerate yourself and savour the exquisite feeling of being at home on your own private island. This boutique hotel is emphasizing privacy and intimacy to create a unique experience in the heart of native vegetation surrounded by turquoise water and beautiful coral gardens. ... more   less 
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