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Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island

5.0 of 5 BP 516, 98730, French Polynesia
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Finland
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Hong Kong, China
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Encinitas, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best place we have ever stay! Privacy on sweet little island without hundreds tourists around,no screaming kids, paradise and perfect for honeymoon;) They pick up you with boat at the airport and take care all your stay. Bungalows are clean and comfortable,water is like in fairytail. Bungalow 130 recommended. The most beautiful place in the world on our trip... More 

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Casper, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our visit was the first week of October, 2014. This was our second trip to the Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island and we hope to be there again! We love the over water bungalows and how quick we can be snorkeling in the beautiful clear waters. We were at the Private Island about 18 months ago and enjoyed it so... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Here's the first time experiences I had in this hotel: 1-Never arrived at a hotel by boat after a 20 minute trip with an incredible scene! 2-Never saw a welcome greeting like that: Live music, drinks, gifts! 3-Never stayed in a hotel on a private island. 4-Never stayed in a hotel with such a beautiful snorkeling spot. It is said... More 

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Batavia, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing hotel, amazing staff and an amazing vacation! If staying in an overwater bungalow request an end unit. They offer the best views and the most seclusion. I also recommend booking the private dinner with the hotel. The food is very good, but it's a candlelight dinner on the beach with the waves crashing at your feet; they could serve... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We stayed at the Sofitel Private Island resort in Bora Bora for our honeymoon. The hotel is literally on its own 'private' island and is very secluded and quiet. The snorkeling is amazing and the views are spectacular in every direction. The overwater bungalows are definitely recommended. You can step right off your balcony into the lagoon to snorkel or... More 

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Canal Winchester, Ohio, United States
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Our stay couldn't have been better from the day we arrived till the day we left. We stayed 6 nights in room 112, which was an over the water bungalow. The bungalow was amazing, it was one of the last ones the faced another private island. The water was pretty deep but only a short swim to swallow water. The... 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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