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Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island

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BP 516, 98730, French Polynesia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The site and grounds were spectacular. The overwater bungalows were spacious, with nice amenities and very romantic. The service personnel and staff were very good The food was decidedly mediocre- over cooked fish, tough meat, over cooked vegetables etc. Peculiar things occurred- despite an inclusive minibar they refused to give use two local beers at a time- one Budlight and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just returned from a 6 night stay on the private island. We stayed in an over water bungalow (no 126) and we opted for the dinner and breakfast package at the private island restaurant. So where do I start? I can't recommend this hotel enough, it was perfect for the relaxing secluded and special holiday we had planned.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The private island was a wonderful choice! Two of my main reasons for choosing this resort: 1. the privacy (only 20 over water bungalows) and 2. the proximity to the Coral Gardens (right around the corner on the back side of the island). We brought our paddleboards and paddled around the island, neighboring island and up the lagoon. There was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Bora Bora for 2 nights & were hesitating between the regular sofitel & the private island one. We ended up going for the private island. The boat shuttle service between the 2 hotels was fast and we never had to wait more than 5mins. The staff is smiling and welcoming. The overwater bungalows are great, the air... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to this hotel last December. Wheather was terrible, but the location was still very nice.. The hotel is 2 minutes boat from the coast on a nice private island. Behind it there is a very nice coral garden. I think the only one you can find here, so if you like to snorkel, this place will be good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Greeted at Bora Bora airport with a beautiful lei of frangipannis. Then bags taken to the Private Island boat that was awaiting us. Warm & informative greeting & fresh coconut drinks on arrival (thank you Hideko for the lovely greeting!) Stayed in the Private Villa Suite. Absolutely fabulous! Clean, beautifully decorated,with separate large modern bathroom, large bedroom, large living room,... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Sofitel Private Island resort was a welcome isolated retreat for me and my partner. We stayed in an over water bungalow complete with an in-floor observation window and access to the ocean from our deck. We were welcomed with floral leis and coconut water. The staff did everything to make our stay special. We had champagne in the room... More 

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

Bonjour and Iaorana from Bora Bora ! We are so delighted with your beautiful share of polynesian experience you had in our Magnifique Boutique Hotel ! From the moment you arrive till your departure, the Sofitel Private Island gives you a Magnifique and authentic journey for your retreat in Paradise : amazing views, beautiful lagoon and exclusive Coral Garden (... More 

College Station, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel in mid February. Can not say enough great things about it!!!! We were greeted at the airport by a member of the Sofitel staff. She explained, all transportation from the airport to the hotels, is by boat. The Sofitel boat picked us up shortly there after (just like all the other hotels) and transported us... More 

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

From the moment when you arrive till your departure, our Ambassadors will take care of you : traditionnal welcome, auhentic polynesian experience so you can feel yourself home away from home ! The Sofitel Private Island is the most unique and exclusive place to live a real experience in Bora Bora : Private White sand beach, Best snorkeling area in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the sofitel private isle(motu) in Bora Bora ,this was a trip we had been planning for 3years , our trip was truly amazing thanks to the staff of both sofitel resorts ,the guides on the various adventure trips organised by staff ( Eco tour & 4wd tour ) & the beautiful landscape & lagoon views .... More 

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

Iaorana and maururu for this magnifique review of the Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island ! We are so delighted that you have lived a real dreamy experience in our little piece of Paradise, which is very exclusive and authentic in Bora Bora. Our Boutique Hotel is a mix of local traditionnal environment and luxury in the middle of one of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The affordable option in Bora Bora My Husband and I enjoyed our two week honeymoon here, it was the perfect romantic honeymoon location. The other Bora Bora locations are more elegant and luxurious, but the luxery comes with a big price tag. We had an Accore card which is the reason we chose to stay at the Sofitel. We got... More 

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

Iaorana from Bora Bora ! All the team of the Sofitel Private Island would like to give you our best congatulations for your honeymoon, and for choosing your stay with us. Our Boutique Hôtel is the perfect escape for honeymooners as they can appreciate an very unique and intimate moment on a Private Island, in the middle of an authentic... More 

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