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Hotel Tamarin

3.0 of 5 Tamarin Bay, Tamarin, Mauritius 97229
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Tamarin in 2014 and enjoyed it...Especially the big swimming pool where the kids were splashing all day. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Internet connection is very slow and not a pleasure at all. Food is good but should have a greater variety on buffet if you are staying for long time and not eating same thing... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Checking in took ages. The lady took our passports and was chitchatting with a colleague for at least 10 minutes. After 20 minutes just to complete the paperwork, we thought that we would be led to our room. But after 10 minutes waiting, we ask and we are told 10 minutes before our room is ready. This was a ridiculous... More 

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Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We stayed at the Tamarin Hotel for 4 days in December. We generally enjoyed our stay. Rooms are simple but clean. Staff is very friendly. We liked the fact that the toilet was a separate room. Good location as across the road from the beach, big swimmingpool. Quite location. If I had to say anything negative it would be that... More 

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6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

Have been there several times now, service at its best really friendly staff who serve you with the heart. There daily buffet is value for money, nice setting if you love jazz music rooms are confortable and clean..surf equipment and classes is available within the hotel premises. The place to be for waves lovers...Big thanks to Mr sunny and team,... More 

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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Did not stay here but visited on several occasions for drinks and food. Beautiful location across the road from Tamarin beach. Excellent staff here, as friendly and helpful as we met anywhere in Mauritius. Visited twice for sundowners and on another occasion for a meal with our daughter. Evening meals are buffet style, whether resident or not, on this evening... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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66 reviews 66 reviews
17 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The place to be for Music Lovers and if you have the opportunity do look into the Jazz Festivals often organized there; you can also go there as an outsider guest for a lunch or apero or dinner or for the entertainment. The General Manager is an excellent saxophonist and I hope you have the opportunity to listen to him.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The good: Nice pool area and very friendly staff. The bad: 1) Rooms are very run down and dirty: Stained curtains, holes in the bedding, mosquitos, dirty bathroom, broken closets, 2 ligh bulbs out, aircon vent broken. Don't be fooled by the photos provided by the hotel...check the real ones below! 2) Poorly Managed: When we complained about the state... More 

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Black River, Black River, Mauritius
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

I offered my fiancee a day at Tamarin Hotel on the 31st January 2014. Its a very cozy hotel and the staff were very friendly. The service at the restaurant was just perfect, Pox,the waiter was very kind and useful. I highly recommend you this hotel. Thank you so much for making our day Tamarin Hotel Team.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013 via mobile

The hotel is located across the street from the public beach. I loved my stay there. Small hotel with a nice atmosphere. The rooms are filled with vibrant colours. The food was nice. Oh and for an additional charge you get to go on a speedboat to watch the dolphins in the lagoon. Price is value for money.

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London, UK
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24 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Having read about the Tamarin we decided to visit and have a sundowner or three in the outdoor bar (where the musicians play). It's quite an experience if you like lots and lots of primary colours; walls, chairs, pretty well everything is bright and buzzy, even the cocktails match the decor! Do go and see it, plus the view from... More 

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Address: Tamarin Bay, Tamarin, Mauritius 97229
Location: Mauritius > Riviere Noire District > Tamarin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Tamarin 3*
Number of rooms: 65
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