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Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island

5.0 of 5 BP 516, 98730, French Polynesia
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    4 of 5 stars
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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is in a beautiful location and close to one of the best snorkelling sites on Bora Bora, I would have given this 5 out of 5 but a few things let it down, The first night we arrived I had a fillet steak and asked for it cooked medium! that it was not even rare which I don't mind... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Here are a few observations (not necessarily complaints) about our stay at the Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island. First of all, we LOVED it here and would recommend it to anyone. We were one of only about a dozen couples staying between here and the Marara Resort on the main island and it was great having the place to ourselves.... More 

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H0564GM, Responsable relations publiques at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Iaorana from Bora Bora ! Thank you for your stay in Sofitel Private Island during your trip in French Polynesia, and thank you for your comment and recommandation ! It is true that the view of the top of the hill is stunning ! We are very delighted that you had a great time with us. Your feedback is very... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The resort is beautiful and well looked after. The water under the over-water bungalows was a beautiful light blue colour. It was very shallow and lots of little fish and even reef sharks swim in it. We snorkelled in the shallow waters and saw fish, sea cucumbers, sea urchins and clams. We then took a short kayaking trip to another... More 

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H0564GM, Responsable relations publiques at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Iaorana ! Thank you for sharing your " Magnifique " experience in Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island. We are very delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, and specially the lagoon and it's marine life and beautiful colors. Come back soon ! Maururu. More 

Warrington, United Kingdom
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188 reviews 188 reviews
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165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After much TA trawling and lots of PMs, we chose this place for our first visit to Bora Bora. We stayed on the over water bungalow looking out to the lagoon on half board basis (breakfast and dinner). Our stay did not start well. We arrived on the flight from Papeete and while our greeter was there in the airport,... More 

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H0564GM, Responsable relations publiques at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Bonjour from Bora Bora ! First of all, all the Team of the Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island wish you a Magnifique year 2015 ! Thank you for sharing your experience and for your beautiful description of our Private Island. Your feedback is very important for us, as we were able to improve immediatly our service. Thank you for your... More 

San Luis Obispo, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in an "over-the-water" bungalow which was really cool. Bora Bora has the best water colors. Very beautiful and peaceful. One of those "bucket list" trips and places to stay once in your life. Excellent service. Food was good. Highly recommended.

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H0564GM, Responsable relations publiques at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience ! We are delighted that you had a " Magnifique " stay in your Private Island ! Our Boutique Hotel is one of the ultimate experience to live a romantic escape, with its' amazing panoramic views, the best coral garden in Bora Bora, and nature and Polynesian authenticity. Come back soon, Iaorana ! More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just came back from Private Isld. yesterday, overall, it was a quite awesome experience! You have privacy and beautiful views + over-water bungalow at Bora Bora in an economical price. Staff are all very nice and friendly and efficient. The room was clean as expected. The view was always so stunning that we did not want to leave. :) .... More 

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H0564GM, Responsable relations publiques at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Iaorana from Bora Bora ! Thank you for your magnifique share of experience of your Private Island in Bora Bora ! We also want to apologize for your Christmas Eve experience at Sofitel Marara on the main Island. Thanks to your feedback we were able to improve our service immediately. all the Sofitel team from Bora Bora wish you the... More 

London, England
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 via mobile

This is a really tricky review to write as I liked and disliked this hotel in equal measures. The good - It's a small, intimate, picturesque island just a few minutes from the main land. It's not overcrowded nor do you have a 'water villa city' type situation. The villas themselves are lovely and the free mini bar is a... More 

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H0564GM, Responsable relations publiques at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Bonjour from Bora Bora ! Thank you for your comment, your opinion is very important to us. Your description of the Sofitel Private Island is simply " Magnifique ", we also want to apologize for the incident which happened during your stay. Thanks to your feedback we were able to improve our service and this will not happen anymore. All... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We loved staying in the hotel. The location is very peaceful and beautiful. The property is well taken care of, with many flowers and trees. The room was spacious, clean and nicely decorated. All the amenities were well in place, and the bed was comfortable. Unluckily we booked so late that we needed to change bungalow twice, staying in three... More 

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H0564GM, Responsable relations publiques at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

It is true that it is a specific place for a specific celebration... Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island is your home away home, a romantic escape to live entirely your dream ! Thank you for your " Magnifique " comment, we are so delighted that you enjoyed your Sofitel experience in our little piece of Paradise ! Come back soon,... More 

Hong Kong, China
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Th private island is located away from the main resort and right next to the coral garden, small scale and exclusive. It is perfect for romantic getaway. The staff are really helpful to make guests have the best experience. We stayed for five nights, and we experienced great hospitality.

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H0564GM, Responsable relations publiques at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Bonjour from Bora Bora ! Thank you for your comment that reflects the spirit of the Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island. We are very delighted that your romantic getaway in our little piece of paradise was successful ! Come back and visit us soon, have a Magnifique festive season. Maururu maitai ! More 

Encinitas, California
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

My husband and I visited this property for our honeymoon. To get to the point, you are likely spending a lot of money on this trip so you might want to stay somewhere else. For the amount of money being spent at such a wonderful place and celebrating a special occasion, I guess we were expecting more of a "special"... More 

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H0564GM, Responsable relations publiques at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Bonjour from Bora Bora ! Thank you for sharing your opinion with us, we can improve our services thanks to it. We want to apologize for your experience in Bora Bora which was not the one expected. All the problems you have mentioned in your review are now fixed. Thank you for chosing Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island during your... More 

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Address: BP 516, 98730, French Polynesia
Location: French Polynesia > Society Islands > Bora Bora
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island 5*
Number of rooms: 31
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