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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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323 reviews 323 reviews
63 hotel reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent 8 days at the Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives starting on May 16. This was a once in a life time trip for us. It took 5 separate airplane flights, 22.5 hours of flight time, and covered over 10,150 miles to get here from the middle of the United States, but it was so very worth it. Our... More 

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Sydney
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59 reviews 59 reviews
32 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wow, what can I say but this resort is sensational. Have just spent 9 nights in a Beach House Villa along the west beach (Room 37). Rooms are great with all amenities, I suggest you request villas 1 through to 15 as these have great views of the west beach. Further around on the other side of the Island are... More 

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Joseph D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Babyboomer58sydney, Thank you for choosing Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma as your preferred Hotel to stay in Maldives. The team and I are very happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay at your fullest. I have shared your feedback with the team and they were so thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank... More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have stayed 4 nights at this resort and had a great time. The island is 40 minutes drive on a speedboat, which is pretty nice. We requested an ocean view rooms, but hotel was not able to specify which types of rooms we would get. When we came they put us in rooms with a view of the ocean... More 

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Joseph D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Tomirisk, Thank you for taking the time to convey your detailed feedback on TripAdvisor. I am very pleased to hear that you enjoyed our diving activities, and the services provided by our staffs. I have shared your feedback with Thomas and Karlis and they were so happy to hear from you. Food cost is high in the Maldives considering... More 

Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Me and my wife stayed at this beautiful resort for 7 nights, from 30 April to 6 May 2015. We arrived at the hotel around 11 a.m. The accommodation was made quickly, after about 30-40 minutes. 1. The room/ villa: We booked for a beach villa. The room had a very large bed, very comfortable, an outdoor shower, a terrace... More 

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Joseph D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Cusius, We would like to thank you for all your wonderful comments regarding the room/villa, the food, activities, and the marine life. Our staff strives to create a service experience for our guest that is lasting. Food cost is high in the Maldives considering that we are in an isolated area. We have better offer in all inclusive program... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Good stuff: - Amazing location. Far enough getaway from usual life though not very remote. - Facilities at the resort are top-notch. For ex- I got wifi internet signal even while I was sitting on the beach watching the sunset. I'm the one to disconnect at the first opportunity but this was quite a surprise. - Beaches and accessibility... More 

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Joseph D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, responded to this review

Dear AR14920251, Thank you for taking the time to convey your detailed feedback on TripAdvisor. We are so happy to read your great review regarding our Resort location, facilities, activities, and accommodation. Pertaining to the boat transfer, all island in the Maldives has same rule. But if you have stayed in one of the island, you can use another transfer... More 

Erin, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Only downside is it is expensive on the island but if you are only there for a week, just enjoy. For example, would love to have taken advantage of the yoga classes but cost was $35 per class + +. That's way too much and explains why no-one attended. Get up early and walk; otherwise you may not have the... More 

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Joseph D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, responded to this review

Dear DonnaLA1, Sunny greeting from Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives! Thank you for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor, we certainly appreciate the feedback you have provided. We will always try to ensure we find a balance in the value we offer at the Resort to our guests in all of our services. Thank you once again.... More 

Thailand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good choice to stay in Holiday Inn Kandooma with outstanding service, nice villa, good food and perfect breakfast. Dining I recommend to book half board or full board. Breakfast is perfect with many choice of Asian food, western, varieties of pastry and premium coffee, cappuccino from illy. Lunch: small buffer line, cannot compare with dinner, otherwise you select half board... More 

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Joseph D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Natchaya48, Thank you for taking the time to convey your detailed feedback on TripAdvisor. I am very pleased to read your review about many aspects of the Resort such as the dining, the activities, the rooms, and the services provided by our staffs and please accept my apologies for the missing information you have had regarding our beverages promotion.... More 

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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and wife just went their on day visit as we were staying in other island. We must say that resort is very beautiful and there is no negative thing we found either on property on staff. Special Thanks to Siraj (Security near Pool) to take care of us very well when we were in pool as we both are... More 

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Joseph D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Ather K, Greetings from Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma! Thank you very much for visiting us and we are glad to hear your positive feedback regarding our property. Once again, thank you for your recommendation as a Senior Reviewer, we look forward to welcoming you back again at our Resort. Best regards, Joseph Della Gatta General Manager. More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from a 13 night holiday at the Holiday Inn Resort in Kandooma. We had a lovely stay. We cannot find a negative thing to say. Everything thing worked just as it should, so we had a very relaxing holiday. The island was very well laid out and never felt crowded. The staff were very nice, friendly... More 

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Joseph D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, responded to this review

SamanthaPinkshoes, Thank you very much for your fantastic review. We are thrilled to read your comments regarding our accommodation, our culinary delights, and great service you received during your stay. We look forward to another opportunity to host you at our Resort! Kind Regards, Joseph Della Gatta General Manager. More 

Bangkok, Thailand
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family spent 4 days and 3 nights at this resort. We booked for a private transfer from the Male airport to the hotel and things went so smoothly. Crews on the speedboat are very polite and have life vests for all of us. In overall, it is just a perfect place for our family. The room is well maintained... More 

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Joseph D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Inspired_sk, Thank you very much for posting your great informative review about your recent stay​,​ especially regarding the dining and the accommodation. Your family had everything that a holiday should be! Siva send his regards and is very happy to hear your feedback. Thank you once again for sharing your experience. Best Regards, Joseph Della Gatta General Manager More 

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