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Bora Bora Beach Resort

BP 174, 98730, French Polynesia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

Super clean, friendly, great food, great diving, great tourist outings. OK, over the water bungalows are fun & special experience but we spent a few days in one of the beach houses too. Both choices are A++. The SCUBA crew was very relaxed about rules etc. Didn't even ask of we were certified. Don't do your first dive here. Get... More 

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Paris, France
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79 reviews 79 reviews
69 hotel reviews
382 helpful votes 382 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2010

The hotel is not beach side but is actually located hillside between a municipal dump and a favella with errant aggressive dogs. So don’t be fooled by set up brochure pictures. Large disgusting stains on walls and on bed cover in our guestroom. Pillows were so used, soft and smelly that they were useless. However I am still waiting for... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2010

This is the worst Hotel I have ever stayed at!! I have stayed at over 400 differnt hotels and this is #1 as the worst. You would be better sleeping in the jungle..... Pillows Horrible Internet Horrible Food Horrible and over priced Bugs in rooms Televisions - Horrible - Small and bad reception Air Con - Smells and does not... More 

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norwalk, ct
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2010

I must admit that I went in to this trip a little bit nervous after reading some reviews. I was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed staying at the Novotel. Going to Bora Bora was a must for my honeymoon and staying at the Novotel was the most financially savvy choice to make it possible. We were greated with... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2010

We booked this hotel because it was a brand we knew in New Zealand. The brand represents "nothing special, basic and clean for us". So long as you're happy with this then this is probably a good deal for you. It wouldn't be a place to book for a honeymoon unless you are strapped for cash and getting there is... More 

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Poland
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2010

Maybe it was because of the rain but the rooms seemed, outdated, very dark and moldy. This was the smallest room and the worst hotel on my trip to French Polynesia (I stayed on 4 islands). There were some yellow and black stains under the shower, no hot water. After reporting it in the morning this was still not repaired... More 

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Montreol
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2009

Novotel Bora Bora Beach Resort is a heaven on earth. My husband and I were there for a holiday and I enjoyed it like never before. We booked it through Easy Click web site and we were really happy we found it as It is really one of a kind- exceptional, beautiful and luxurious. Everything there was outstanding and I... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2009

We visited the island of Bora Bora back in 2006 and stayed at this resort for 5 days. We had a wonderful time and enjoyed every minute of the stay. Although it is much cheaper than most of the resorts on the island the treatment we received was 5 star! Everyone was very welcoming and helpful. The beach is beautiful... More 

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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101 reviews 101 reviews
52 hotel reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2009

i can't believe anyone would give this hotel a bad review. The place is in the best location on the main island and is $300 a night less than the Sofitel next door which isn't any better. The rooms are across the road but in a lovely tropical garden setting. The beach was very nice and the staff very helpful.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2009

This is a great place to stay for a relaxed vacation with comfortable rooms, landscaped grounds, a pool, a bar, and an oceanfront dining room - all at an affordable price. It was way cheaper than Bora Bora's other chain hotels because the Novotel's rooms are across the road from its beach facilities. Other hotels, such as the next-door Sofitel... More 

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