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Desroches Island

5.0 of 5 PO Box 378, Desroches Island, Seychelles
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Desroches is beautiful island in the Indian Ocean. The only hotel on the island is fairly comfortable and the food variable, limited, but perfectly adequate. The staff are very friendly and obliging. However, this is an exceptionally expensive resort where the very best is expected but it falls a long way short of expectations. The food varied from poor and... More 

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Team_Desroches, General Manager at Desroches Island, responded to this review

Dear Bill938 Discomfited I do recollect a tripadvisor® mention in conversation on Island. Please may I request kindly to contact me directly on gm@desroches-island.com Respecting all feedback and comments and I wish to thank you on behalf for the reassuring praise for friendly and obliging Talent + affirming Destination beauty. Best regards, Wicus Prinsloo More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! I dont know where to begin. Desroches Island is a beautiful place. One of the best hotels i've ever been to and i've been to lot of different places. I cryed when we left it! The beach suites room, no 15 was lovely, perfect with its own patio. outdoor shower and part of the beach! The staff just to... More 

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Team_Desroches, General Manager at Desroches Island, responded to this review

Dear Emma F Wow! … A captivating read, wording Desroches Island experience recommended. Thank you for taking the time in expressing your memories and compliment for Talent + Destination, well respected. Should occasion avail to “DO IT” we look forward to welcoming you back. Best regards, Wicus Prinsloo More 

Kircaldy, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You could have scaped me of the ceiling with excitment prior to arriving, having heard so much about this beautifull secluded island, and it was stunning. The staff were super. Ina in the resteraunt was the best, Roque came a close second. Randy, in the bar, made the best Pina Coladas i've ever had..Pat another close second. Couldn't fault the... More 

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Team_Desroches, General Manager at Desroches Island, responded to this review

Dear W S A humbling read reiterating discontent, as we aim to exceed and value opinion to enhance. Talent commendations appreciated, serving remote destination comfort and luxury alike; an asset we cherish and prize in developing experience. Regrettably we were unable to achieve expectations. I may however assure we continually review our standards. Please do not hesitate to contact me... More 

New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a beautiful, secluded island with an incredible array of activities, great food, and attentive service. The 4 bedroom villas are incredibly well done with the perfect layout. The staff was amazing - favorites include Monika (for her incredible patience and procuring our precious avocados), Deepak (for his all-star enthusiasm and dance moves on New Years Eve), and George The... More 

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Team_Desroches, General Manager at Desroches Island, responded to this review

Dear jgroeber Treasured! Thank you for taking the time to recommend Desroches Island’s beauty and amazing Talent. I may concur, Avocado sometimes a challenge at best, yet delighted when it adds to the “little things” that makes all the difference. We (+ George) look forward to welcoming you back to Desroches. Best regards, Wicus Prinsloo More 

London, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
43 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Return visit after four years Great four bed family villa with private pool Friendly service nice food and some fun snorkelling They have added kayaks to row to pontoons near the aquarium area Jungle paths have been sanded over and signposted

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Team_Desroches, General Manager at Desroches Island, responded to this review

Dear vic_levy Proud observations in mention, valued. Change certain, as we aim to improve experience diligently. Till next time, with thanks. Best regards, Wicus Prinsloo More 

Edingworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This really is a little piece of heaven on earth. The scenery and beaches are simply stunning and so unspoiled and take your breath away. The staff are amazing and nothing is too much trouble. We had two weeks in paradise in October 2014 when we got married which was every we had dreamed of for our special day and... More 

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Team_Desroches, General Manager at Desroches Island, responded to this review

Dear Karen C Congratulations on your destination choice for matrimony and celebration, perfect in fact. The Dream Team + Talent commended for attention to detail appraised and pleased you experienced our Island – the Desroches Island way. Best regards, Wicus Prinsloo More 

Sandton, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This hotel is for the very rich. In my opinion is it overpriced in the extreme. The food is very good but unless in an all inclusive package - exorbitant! Drinks are also exorbitantly expensive. The setting of the hotel on the Island is perfect and magnificent for honeymooners or those wanting a quiet relaxing holiday.. There not much to... More 

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Team_Desroches, General Manager at Desroches Island, responded to this review

Dear 67Martini A perfect + magnificent Island offering quiet and relaxing holiday experiences agreed and including snorkeling, bicycling, swimming and forests walks to highlight a few activities correct, not overlooking very good food, appreciated. Saddened however to note overpriced observations. Please do not hesitate to contact me on gm@desroches-island.com with any additional comments or suggestions. I will be delighted to... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Our stay was in June 2011. We had a very special time here. My husband surprised me for my birthday. As you fly to the island the views from the plane are breathtaking. On landing staff greet you with a very warm welcome. We were upgraded to a cottage on the beach, our own private beach. Couldn't fault the staff,... More 

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Team_Desroches, General Manager at Desroches Island, responded to this review

Dear Sue R Thank you for the “Wonderful” review and pleased that you were able to enjoy Desroches. We look forward to waving you welcome again soon. Best regards, Wicus Prinsloo More 

Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This place is just amazing! The island is absolutely beautiful, and it is a true paradise. My husband and I were blown away by the entire experience. The island is a true paradise, and its beaches are amazing & postcard perfect! There is just so much there to explore each day, and many a times we had the beach all... More 

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The Talents (Staff) are amazing they are so willing to help to make it a magical experience. The wonderful personal services starts from the moment you arrive with a warm welcoming party to greeted us as we got off the plane. What Carolin and the dream team did for my birthday was beyond expectation. From the decorated bed wishing me... More 

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Address: PO Box 378, Desroches Island, Seychelles
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Location: Seychelles > Desroches Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Desroches Island 5*
Number of rooms: 75
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