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Indian Ocean Lodge

Grand Anse, Praslin Island, Seychelles
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Ranked #2 of 8 Hotels in Grand Anse
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Due to a last minute change in our circumstances my husband and I found ourselves in need of a hotel and the Management were very accommodating and eager to assist. We did not have to wait very long before receiving an well informed chat regarding the facilities whilst being walked to our room. Our room was beautifully made up and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

A truly lovely stay at Indian Ocean Lodge. Such a pleasant welcome on arrival, followed by kind, courteous, helpful and pleasant service from the hotel's staff and management, throughout our stay. We stayed in room number 19 which was beautifully presented on our arrival and well kept by the service staff throughout. Beautiful room with lovely decor, allowing for a... More 

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Seychelles
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

My family and myself booked into Indian Ocean lodge for 3 days over the weekend. We felt insect bites all night long and to our surprise we had big bites and lumps the next morning all over our bodies. We reported it to the management, and the cleaning girl was sent to spray doom all over the bed sheets!! As... More 

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

Dear Guest, It is with great regret that we have read your review. This is the first incident of this nature and we have taken your comments very seriously. First of all, we apologize for the inconvenience caused to you and your family. Following your departure we have had the room thoroughly cleaned and inspected by a pest control unit.... More 

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We didn't stay here but stopped at the restaurant for lunch. The restaurant staff were surly and unhelpful. We were treated like a nuisance and waited ages for both service and drinks. The waitress even made us move tables to one that was already set up because she was too lazy to put cutlery and glasses on the table of... More 

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

Dear Guest, We are glad that you chose to stop by our restaurant for lunch, but we regret that this wasn't a pleasurable experience. Our local staff are trained to be helpful and friendly to all our guests and we apologise for not having met your expectations on this occasion. I hope you enjoyed the food and would consider staying... More 

Durban, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I live on Praslin Island where this hotel is located. I haven't stayed over yet but I spent a lot of my weekends in this hotel with friends. The location is good; in the proximity of shops, take-aways, and Breeze Garden bar. The infrastructure is good and the rooms are very comfortable, so my friends say. The food is good... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Realy bad choic for me. The beach smell bad like bathroom But the restaurant is good and have a good stuff and nice serviec .the room is ok but not wow .if i want to come again just for restaurant no else

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We stayed 3 night there and was littel bit dissapointed. The food wasnt that good and there is WIFI in the rooms . Dont be afraid from lezards as you will get into your room every night. The stuff wasnt friendly . the sea are is rubbish . not really a good souvenir

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This Hotel was fabulous - great location, room was 5 yards from the beach (see photo) and what a fabulous beach. Very good food & nice pool - great to sit out at night & watch the 'light show' in terms of lightening, as obviously with it being a tropical climate there were regular storms out at sea. Staff excellent... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are very pleased to note your enjoyable time at Indian Ocean lodge and look forward to welcoming you back very soon. More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at Indian Ocean Lodge, but wouldn't suggest it for long stays or for couples on honeymoon, not because of service or quality, but perhaps more for romance and luxury factor? The manager went out of her way to make us feel at home. Dinner was buffet style, and lots of Creole style food - so be... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This place is gorgeous! It feels like a family-run business and as a consequence you feel incredibly included when you stay here. The manager is very friendly and bent over backwards to accommodate our party of 7 guests. My ground floor room smelled slightly of damp and I had a few ants sharing the room with me but it didn't... More 

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