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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cancun
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We came here for the 2nd leg of our honeymoon and were greeted with an amazing staff from the second we arrived at the airport in Male. We stayed in the ocean lagoon room which was breathtaking. The staff was very welcoming and always ready to help, no matter what you wanted and where you were. The food was amazing... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Once in a lifetime, W Maldives is a must go place to stay! We stayed first two nights at Wonderful Beach Oasis Room and the other two nights at Fabulous Lagoon Oasis Room. We like the interior design of Wonderful Beach Oasis Room - seating on the swing to enjoy the ocean view at the upper deck. On the other... More 

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Mark_O_WMaldives, General Manager at W Retreat & Spa Maldives, responded to this review

Hello chan_flora, Thank you for sharing your W experience with other Tripadvisor readers. We are absolutely thrilled to read that you had a wonderful time with us from your stay in our newly restyled Retreats to your dining experiences. Our Fabulous Lagoon Oasis offers a large outdoor deck where you can indulge in Indian Ocean views and snorkel your way... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, the highlights: Seaplane trip is cool, only 25m or so from Male but the views are amazing, the W has a lounge at the airport which is good for relaxing and checking in pre-flight. Just make sure you jump on the plane early so you can get a window. Staff were amazingly friendly, throughout the resort from the greeting... More 

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Mark_O_WMaldives, General Manager at W Retreat & Spa Maldives, responded to this review

Hello jamiep84, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at W Maldives. We are thrilled to read that you had a fabulous time with us and enjoyed all our island has to offer. The view from the seaplane is amazing indeed and everyone’s favorite. It is also good to know that you have discovered breathtaking and magical... More 

New York City, New York
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15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good access all the way from Male to the resort. private charter and speed boat transfer. This is a huge plus compared to taking domestic transfer (hot, stinky, cramped). Value here is great. It's not cheap but you get good value compared to some of the other brand name properties on other islands. Good food selection and quality. This is... More 

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Mark_O_WMaldives, General Manager at W Retreat & Spa Maldives, responded to this review

Hello Don G, Thank you for choosing W Maldives for your first Maldives holiday destination. We are thrilled to read that you had a fabulous experience at our Retreat. It is also good to know that you explored the best house reef of the Maldives and discovered breathtaking and magical underwater experience at W Maldives. We have a lot of... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I returned only yesterday from a week's stay at the W Retreat and Spa in the Maldives and I felt I had to submit a review before I forgot any of the wonderful details (plus it hasn't quite sunk in that I'm home!). No photoshopping of photos required - I have never been to a more beautiful... More 

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Mark_O_WMaldives, General Manager at W Retreat & Spa Maldives, responded to this review

Hello Cath E, Thank you for sharing your W experience with other Tripadvisor readers. We are thrilled to read that our W service exceeded your expectations, from your arrival experience to your stay in our newly restyled Retreats, your dining and spa experiences. Our Fabulous Lagoon Oasis and Spectacular Ocean Oasis Retreats offer a large outdoor deck where you can... More 

Manchester
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a fantastic 4 nights here! The house reef is incredible with some HUGE fish to be easily seen. Food is great (especially the BBQ) and as a SPG Platinum member we were upgraded TWICE during our stay, the 2nd time to the Ocean Escape water villa which was incredible. Staff very friendly and helpful. Great place.

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Mark_O_WMaldives, General Manager at W Retreat & Spa Maldives, responded to this review

Hello ianrossmanchester, Thank you for your review. We are glad to know that you have enjoyed your overwater Retreat at our luxury playground in the Indian Ocean. It is also good to know that you explored the best house reef in the Maldives which we are very proud of. Thank you for mentioning our food and in particular our beachfront... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Justice cannot be done to describe the W Maldives in the following words but I will do my best :) I was whisked away by the W staff as soon as i stepped out of the Male Airport to the W Lounge at the sea plane departure area. It was just a wait of hardly 10 mins and I was... More 

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Mark_O_WMaldives, General Manager at W Retreat & Spa Maldives, responded to this review

Hello Aftab222, Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor. We are thrilled to read that you had a fabulous stay in our Ocean Oasis and truly enjoyed the snorkeling experience on our house reef, one of the best in the Maldives! Our W Insider and our talents are experts in delivering Wow in personalized and unexpected ways. We will pass... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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46 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are not enough adjectives to describe this W experience. The attention to detail, the personalized service, the food was phenomenal, and Chunky Mathew is a star W Insider. I would choose this hotel hands down again on the next trip. Its worth every $$$. A smooth check in at the W Lounge at Male Airport, thereafter a 25 min... More 

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Mark_O_WMaldives, General Manager at W Retreat & Spa Maldives, responded to this review

Hello FizzyGubbara, Thank you for sharing your W experience with other Tripadvisor readers. We are absolutely thrilled to read that you had a fabulous time with us and enjoyed all our island has to offer. Glad to know that you had explored the best house reef of the Maldives and discovered breathtaking and magical underwater experience at W Maldives. Our... More 

Florida
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Airport staffs were amazing and so warm. W Retreat captured my heart the moment my friends and I were received at the jetty area! This place is truly enchanting! the villa was very clean and it felt like i was in my room in NYC! The food was great (loved the desserts so much) and the service staffs were truly... More 

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Mark_O_WMaldives, General Manager at W Retreat & Spa Maldives, responded to this review

Hello 2002Rrestauranteur, Thank you for sharing your W experience with other Tripadvisor readers. We are thrilled to read that you had a fabulous experience at our Retreat. Thank you for mentioning our food and in particular the sinful desserts you tried! It is always great to know that our talents provided outstanding service and made your stay special and memorable.... More 

Racine, Wisconsin
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40 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The W Retreat & Spa - Maldives lived up to my expectations. I've been in the hotel industry for 10 years and have stayed in some nice places across the globe. The arrival process at the airport in Male was seamless. You are whisked away by van to the seaport side of the island where the W lounge is waiting... More 

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Mark_O_WMaldives, General Manager at W Retreat & Spa Maldives, responded to this review

Hello redwingirl, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at W Maldives. We are thrilled to read that you had a fabulous time with us and enjoyed all our island has to offer. Great to know that you have enjoyed various water sports activities to explore the Maldives’ marine life above and below the Indian Ocean. The... More 

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