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Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo

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Lowestoft, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo in begining of December, 2014 for 7 nights, two adults and 1 infant, for very begining staff was trying to be helpful but found it hard to understand our special food requirements for our infant baby boy (they only managed to do it perfectly later on during our stay). We took this holiday only because they... More 

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Front Office Manager at Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo,Maldives following your recent stay with us. We appreciate you taking time to share your experience and feedback on Trip Advisor, and will look into the same, as we are focused on continuous improvements of the services rendered and standards maintained. We regret that the food quality was not up... More 

Eastbourne
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and i booked this resort for her 50th birthday. At Male we were picked up by our boat transfer the staff on our boat were very welcoming its about a 90minute journey but it soon flys by. When you first see Chaaya Reef it looks stunning. We were taken to reception and made to feel at home straight... More 

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Front Office Manager at Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo,Maldives following your recent stay with us. A bigger thank you for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor. We are so very pleased to know that we've ticked all your requirements and that we've helped to create fabulous memories. We look forward to welcoming you back to Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo... More 

amersham
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I returned recently from a week's holiday with two girlfriends. We had booked superior rooms each but were very lucky to be upgraded to a water bungalow each! Being in these bungalows meant we dined in the smaller restaurant next to the pool (we could also dine in the larger restaurant had we wanted to - I understand the food... More 

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Front Office Manager at Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo,Maldives following your recent stay with us. It has been our delight making your stay very memorable and are glad to know that you've had a fantastic getaway. We are thrilled to know that you've had a good time either soaking up the sun, enjoying the delicious culinary delights, snorkeling... More 

Troon, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have recently returned from an 11 night stay in a superior room. The check in was smooth and we were shown to our ground floor superior room. I was delighted with the room, it was very large and the furniture appeared to be new. The outdoor bathroom was also large and very clean. I cannot imagine... More 

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Front Office Manager at Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo,Maldives following your recent stay with us. It has been our pleasure making your stay memorable and are glad that you have had a splendid time with us. A bigger thank you for taking time to share your wonderful experience and appreciative comments on Trip Advisor. Your feedback serves as... More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Island, staff amazing! Suppose to be One of the best places for snorkelling and scuba diving, that didn't disappoint. The only disappointment was the water bungalows, shabby all the way through. The toilet has a glass door which was very disconcerting. I like my privacy, I'm not sure we need to share everything with our partners! There is a... More 

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Front Office Manager at Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo,Maldives following your recent stay with us. We are happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us filled with happy memories. All your constructive feedback is greatly appreciated and we will continue to improve what we offer. We look forward to your next visit to Chaaya Reef... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 2 weeks on the island, we had a 3 month old with us!, I was made to feel so welcome by staff and most people. Unfortunately a few people were a little prejudice about this ( visitors) but on the whole we had a great reception from many people. flight with Turkish airlines was fab, sea plain fab!.... More 

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Front Office Manager at Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo,Maldives following your recent stay with us. We were delighted to serve you and we hope your experience was a memorable one. We are grateful for your feedback and we look forward to your next visit to Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo, Maldives. We wish you all the very best and good... More 

Exeter, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a 3 star (some say 3.5 star) resort in the Maldives. A 25 minute seaplane ride from Male airport. It claims to have the best reef in the Maldives. Yes, a big claim considering the competition. This is our fourth different Maldives island visit and the reef is the best we have seen. The island and room were... More 

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Front Office Manager at Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo,Maldives following your recent stay with us. We are delighted to hear your feedback of your Ellaidhoo experience .Chaaya reef ellaidhoo island combines a simple relaxed atmosphere with a range of facilities and brilliant diving and marine life. Thank you for all your constructive suggestions which helps us improve and... More 

Surrey, UK
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go with high expectations and you will not be disappointed. I've just returned from a week break with 2 girlfriends and for me I am ranking this trip as amongst my top 5 holidays ever. This atoll is everything I've wished for and more. We had a water bungalow each which was decadence to the highest degree. We saw the... More 

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Front Office Manager at Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo,Maldives following your recent stay with us. It is our pleasure to know that, you have ranked the Ellaidhoo Holiday amongst your top 5 holidays ever. we continuously strive to raise the bar of the total experience we offer. We are grateful for your feedback and we look forward to... More 

A TripAdvisor Member
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent hotel, staff were so friendly. Unfortunately, the water bungalows are over rated, not luxury as suggested. Spare pillow in cupboard absolutely stank from someone's dirty head, cleaner never changed the pillow case. Also, cleaner never took away glasses from bar, some were left the whole time we were there. Booked with Virgin, don't use them. First night we arrived... More 

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Front Office Manager at Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo,Maldives following your recent stay with us. We are pleased that you rated our Hotel and staff at a high standard.we continuously strive to provide the best service possible. We regret the inconvenience faced during your first day's travel and accommodation. We greatly appreciate your feedback and the Management will... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've visited Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo between the 24th and 31st of October 2014. The beach, palm trees, water, reef, birds, bats, fish, crabs almost everything looks amazing! Everything except the wall around the island - this is ugly and spoils the view as you will get it in every picture! Rooms are very clean and nice, all the staff very... More 

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Front Office Manager at Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo, responded to this review

03rd December 2014 Hi Nou, Greetings From Ellaidhoo, Thank you for sharing your review '"Beautiful island with ugly wall around... ” on Trip Advisor. The ellaidhoo island is a lush greenery paradise in Maldives and it's famous as a one of leading dive paradise in the world.Having a exceptional set of staff and friendly team are the key asserts in... More 

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Address: Ellaidhoo Island
Location: Maldives > Alifu Atoll > North Ari Atoll > Ellaidhoo Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo 4*
Number of rooms: 112
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