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Indian Ocean Lodge

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Grand Anse, Praslin Island, Seychelles
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Ranked #2 of 8 hotels in Grand Anse
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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38 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you're considering Indian Ocean Lodge for your stay on Praslin, you probably are on a bit of a budget. This is one of the cheaper spots (for Seychelles) and therefore, as with most things, you get what you pay for. First of all, the beach here is crap. It's strewn with seaweed and there is a very, very limited... More

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is good and the stuff is friendly The food is fantastics . Beach is bad and there is bad smell. In next time i will not come here again.the room are very clime and clean.romantic view at sunset

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Tenerife, Spain
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A relatively small hotel with good standard! It was nice with the size of the lodge and rooms are newly renovated with tasteful decor, the size was excellent and in addition there was a lovely porch. Location is very good right next to the beach, the negative was that it is so incredibly shallow water it was actually a bit... More

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Beijing, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

All the staff here is with very bad attitude. We lived here for three days and received supercilious looks instead of smiles. We gave generous tips and smiled to them, but received no smile at all. We don’t know why. The experience is the worst in Seychelles, and almost ruined the happiness of holiday. The room arrangement is good, although... More

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PR-Communications, Public Relations Manager at Indian Ocean Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at our Hotel. It is a regret that on this particular occasion, we did not fulfill your expectations. Our staff service standards need to be improved, and we have taken your review to share with the team and we are putting measures in place to better our standards.... More

Abisko, Sweden
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

I have had such bad experience with the service this past December, when my husband and I visited the Indian Ocean Lodge on the Seychelles that I will never visit them again or recommend them. Unfortunately, because the food was great. We did not feel welcome.

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PR-Communications, Public Relations Manager at Indian Ocean Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We weer disappointed to have read your recent comment, but we thank you for taking the time. Feedback such as yours can only assist us in improving our standards. In regards to your review our service needs to be upgraded, and we are taking all necessary measures to do this. I am glad that you enjoyed the cuisine,... More

Nairobi, Kenya
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Stayed at Indian Ocean Lodge for three nights. Coming from having spent the first four nights on Mahé at an excellent small hotel, we were very disappointed upon arrival at Indian Ocean Lodge. From the rude welcoming by an equally rude receptionist to the non-existent farewell and thank you from an even more rude receptionist at departure we regretted having... More

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IndianOceanLodge, Public Relations Manager at Indian Ocean Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are deeply disappointed to have read your recent review. Nevertheless we always appreciate any feedback as this assists us in improving our services. Your feedback has been communicated to the team and these areas of shortfalls are being addressed. We will continue to work on these areas to ensure higher levels of customer satisfaction. We look forward... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013 via mobile

We have a Maison on Eden Island and every trip to the Seychelles we do a family boat trip across to Praslin, we anchor boat in front of the Indian Ocean lodge and spend a night or two. We love it the rooms are gorgeous and its a very relaxed atmosphere.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013 via mobile

Had an amazing time at Praslin. Stayed at the Indian ocean lodge for 2 nights. Fantastic for a 3 star property. Rooms was absolutely lovely, it did smell a little musty but after speaking to the locals I think this may have been from the floods they had earlier this year. The food was fantastic. We have the buffet one... More

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Bangalore, India
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

The hotel is clean and the rooms very spacious and comfortable. Its located at the southern part of Praslin, not the prettiest part of the island. But if you are on a budget then this is a good option to explore. The staff is friendly and courteous, but you will find a few sullen staff, all in their restaurant. This... More

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Seattle, Washington
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4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Location for this hotel is not good if you are coming to Seychelles to enjoy the beach and swim. The beach is dirty, lots of seaweed and smelly. Location is not good considering that nicest beaches (Anse Lazio) are in the other side of the Island. The hotel itself is nice, and rooms are comfortable with classy beach decor (full... More

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Additional Information about Indian Ocean Lodge

Also Known As:
Indian Ocean Hotel Praslin Island
Indian Ocean Hotel
Indian Ocean
Indian Ocean Praslin Island
Address: Grand Anse, Praslin Island, Seychelles
Location: Seychelles > Praslin Island > Grand Anse
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 8 hotels in Grand Anse
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Indian Ocean Lodge 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our rooms are spacious, each boasting a king-size bed, air-conditioning, ceiling fan, tea & coffee making facilities, mini fridge, IDD telephone, WiFi, safe, hairdryer and satellite TV and private terrace.The restaurant offers both local and international cuisine in an informal and friendly atmosphere. Live music five times a week. Our bar on the seaward side services both the lounge and the pool deck. Shuttle service to and from Cote D’or beach are available daily. ... more   less 
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