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Rihiveli by Castaway Hotels & Escapes

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hsinchu County, Taiwan
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

They give us early check in, we enjoy every thing until the night coming. We found the air conditioner fail after dinner. Walk to front desk request help. The technician come to our room quickly and try to use air conditioner remoter to resolve the problem. The 2nd technician come to here after 30min. They spend 1 hour but can't... More 

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Antalya, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

if you wanna run away from the real life for a moment...you must go to this island where the time goes by so slowly....on the other hand when the day comes that you must turn into your real life , that consists of traffic jam , noise and air pollution , stress and etc , you will say yourself how... More 

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Manresa, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I booked this scape as a surprise for my partner. I thought it was going to be a very beautiful place to visit but it turn out to be an absolutely beautiful wonderful place to visit. The staff are very polite and friendly and always wear a smile in their faces, they make you feel at home all the way.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A trip to Rihiveli is like a trip to paradise and back. The island is amazing and have 2 more virgin islands that you can walk to through the shallow water or use a kayak. All water sports are free here, including wake boarding, surfing, small catamarans and brilliant 2 times a day snorkel at amazing reefs. If you are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is very wonderful resort. Friendly staffs, beautiful beach, good food and i wonder what u want more from them ;). We went to fishing at 5pm and we was suprised because one of traverlers like us could catch SHARK twice in that night. So crazy LOL. I will be back if i have chance

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent my birthday weekend at Rihiveli and the Hotel staff made it very special :) . They all make you feel part of the family. Extremely helpful throughout my stay. I will recommend this to anyone who does not mind letting go of all the luxury of 5 start living. No technology allowed at this place... I further love... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rihiveli is a small paradise island. The transport from and to the airport with speedboat was well organized, on time and takes about 50 minutes. The island has beautiful beaches and great water sport activities (snorkeling, kajak, etc.). There is no extra charges for the snorkeling trips to different reefs or when using the sport equipment, which is very good.... More 

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Cairo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Overall the stay was extremely fun. The Pros: - The Bungalows are extremely clean and nicely planned - The staff is very nice and friendly - Lots of activities offered: snorkeling, canoeing, volleyball, diving, fishing.. - The beach and the set up are very nice. - Free laundry - Free Wifi at the Bar cons: - the transportation from and... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The staff are what make Rihiveli brilliant. It is advertised as a 3 star resort, but anything within the staffs' control is 5 star, from meeting at the airport to departure. The boat trip takes approx 1hr in the rihiveli speedboat. Depending on when your flight arrives, you may have to wait for others before the boat leaves. E.g. Flight... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We have visited Rihiveli several times but this was our first visit since the change of management. When we tried to book our bungalow, the reception staff wouldn't tell us which bungalows were available during this period. Before, we could choose our bungalow which was a very nice touch for people familiar with the island. Pick up and transportation from... More 

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Rihiveli_Team, Manager at Rihiveli by Castaway Hotels & Escapes, responded to this review

Dear Slyvia M, Thank you for your review, all the good and not so good reviews help us address matters that we may have overlooked. Let me take this opportunity to address each point in your review. 1) Preferred bungalow - as you may have noticed, during your stay we were upgrading a lot of our bungalows. At the time... More 

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