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Royal Island Resort & Spa

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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
L M Oxford, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oxford, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Royal Island resort is contained on its own island within the Maldives. We booked as a couple, but the resort also seemed popular with families. The beach villas have direct access to the beach and the shallow reef. I personally didn't see the garden rooms, but probably wouldn't bother booking one as the whole point of the resort is the... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Royal Island resort in the first week of June. It is a beautiful property and would give anyone an opportunity to "cut-off" from the rest of the world. The positives about the resort were as follows: - the staff were friendly and they go all out to make you comfortable - the island resort is straight out from... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This resort is classified as 5 star and the only thing royal about is the name. Rooms totally average maybe even below average. The tv is the old tube TV not even flat screen and tiny may be 18inch. The plumbing is horrible the toilet flushes with grey water looks horid. The food I could not eat call me picky... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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30 reviews 30 reviews
29 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

been there with the family to take a short break of less than a week. + nice 'secluded' beach villas with immediate access to the beach (as the name suggests..) + beautiful clean beaches with a great variety of wild life + very nice and attentive staff + proper gym that has been put together by someone who is lifting... More

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Maleny, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 10 days at Royal island from June 6, it was a long trip from Australia but worth every minute. The staff were amazing from the first meeting at Male airport they looked after us and got us to the island and checked in with a fresh coconut juice in hand and everything explained easefully with no stress. The... More

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Wroughton, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Although it's a very long journey from the uk, it's all worth it. I would have to say the accommodation at the Hilton Rangali resort is by far superior but the overall holiday at Royal Island is much much better. Food is fantastic, staff extremely friendly and resort brilliant. We were all inclusive and did think the prices people had... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

The service on this island is absolutely amazing, I am quite surprised to read some of the negative reviews that staff was not really friendly or management is bad. We had absolutely no issue, when we arrived, we filled in a form and in few minutes were escorted to our beach villa 212 by a lovely lady called Norma, any... More

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Kranjska Gora
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We book this 5 star hotel, but we were not very happy when we come there. There was no villa wich be book, recetion not profesional and polite. Average food for breakfast and dinner. Always the samo choice! Good is the beach, cleaning service, accomodation already old. We wont return to this hotel!

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Bled, Slovenia
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14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We just got back from Maledives.After long journey we arrived finally to the final destination. The transfer to the island was good and professional. They took care about our luggage and brought it to our hotel. Upon arrival they offerd us a welcome drink which was very friendly. The first surprise we got when we wanted to check in. We... More

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Hapert, The Netherlands
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Perfect Island, nice people, good food and excellent housekeeping cleaning your room 2 times a day so you don't have to worry about the sand from the beach (which is one step away from your room) in the room, it is gone when you return from dinner ! Wonderful snorkeling and swimming... Go there are relax !

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Location: Maldives > Baa Atoll > Horubadhoo Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Royal Island Resort & Spa 5*
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Royal Island Resort And Spa
Royal Island Hotel Baa Atoll
Royal Island Resort Maldives

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Come experience the Maldives you’ve always dreamt of at Royal Island Resort & Spa. Amidst the sparkling jewels of the Indian Ocean, our exquisite Maldives luxury hotel shines and dazzles above all. Indulge and immerse yourself in a colorful journey of discovery, where shores lined with luxuriant banyans and lush palms yield to a majestic underwater world that will render you speechless. Enjoy unmatched services and facilities, including the lavish Araamu Spa and a fabulous selection of restaurants and bars. Relax and unwind with a vast selection of resort activities , including a fully equipped gymnasium, tennis, and squash to scuba diving and water skiing. ... more   less 
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