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STORY Seychelles

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Bel Ombre Road, Beau Vallon, Mahe Island 1626 Seychelles
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 12/30/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 12/30/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#1 of 7 hotels in Beau Vallon
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Ideally situated on the northwest corner of Mahé, on the ivory, sandy strip of Beau Vallon beach. STORY Seychelles is just 30 minutes drive away from Seychelles International Airport and 10 minutes away from the capital, Victoria. A handcrafted interpretation of elegance suffused with warmth, this intimate boutique resort is a natural representation of Seychellois authenticity, blended with modern comforts for the discerning guest. Located in Beau Vallon Beach one of the most luxurious neighbourhoods in the picturesque island of Mahè and has 3km of white sand beach and turquoise water is the only swimmable beach in Mahe all year round. Our Boutique Resort has a natural reef that you can reach swimming 50m directly from the beach. Tranquil, sustainable green certificated and culturally connected, not only by its Creole colonial architecture but also by Seychellois. Renowned for its azure turquoise oceans, crystal white beaches and lush emerald greenery – expect nothing but undisturbed views, charming creole hospitality, and a new height of indulgence at this paradise resort.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Canoeing
Babysitting
Parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Yoga classes
Fitness classes
Personal trainer
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary welcome drink
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Diving
Game room
Hiking
Horseback riding
Ski rentals
Snorkeling
Tennis court
Water sport equipment rentals
Bicycle tours
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children's playground
Children's television networks
Indoor play area for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Kids pool
Highchairs available
Airport transportation
Car hire
Taxi service
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Light therapy
Manicure
Massage
Neck massage
Pedicure
Salon
Solarium
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Doorperson
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Desk
Dining area
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Bathrobes
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Sofa
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Radio
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Mountain view
Ocean view
Landmark view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Ocean View
Great View
Languages Spoken
English, French, German

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57Somewhat walkable
Grade: 57 out of 100
23Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
1Attractionwithin 0.75 miles
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MarwaO1991 wrote a review Jul 23
Manama, Bahrain54 contributions17 helpful votes
Loved this hotel it was located on the famous beau vallon beach the spa was amazing the food was great there (breakfast had limited fruit options) the rooms were spacious but I did not like the lack of privacy in the bathrooms (no bathroom door frosted windows only) there was a supermarket opposite the hotel which was convenient & loads of excursions left from the hotel beach itself. I would stay here again
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Responded 6 days ago
Dear Marwa, Thank you for reviewing us. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards Johannes Steyn General Manager
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Ahmed A wrote a review Jul 17
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates4 contributions6 helpful votes
It was an early flight… we arrived roughly arrived 7AM. My wife, child and myself exhausted and out of breathe due to the light night flight, we arrived at the hotel and surprisingly the only time to check-in is at 3PM. “Strictly” we cannot be sympathetically give you the room until (no specific time) the guest check-out at 11AM, Sanitise the room ( i don’t know for how long) and then we can check you in. So here are my questions… do you have any sort of sympathy towards the child we are carrying with us? Do you have to gossip and talk your language behind my back? I believe you do know the english language. 4 employees just to check-out 1 family?? How slow can you be?
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Johannes Steyn, General Manager at STORY Seychelles
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Aealmeraikhi, Thank you for your review. I apologize that we dissapointed you on your arrival and we have taken it up with the relevant team members. Unfortunately due to the holidays we were full and could only check you into your room once it became available. We do hope you enjoy the rest of your stay. Kind regards Johannes Steyn General Manager
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Krishnan V wrote a review Jul 16
Dubai, United Arab Emirates1 contribution
We did a half board at STORY and it was the best decision ever. Chef Karan, J.Rose, Priscilla, Aye and a lot of the others whose names I can’t recall (sorry) at Vasco restaurant. They were very accommodative going above and beyond for our kids. Being vegetarian we also got special meals done. Can’t thank the team there enough. Collin at reception was great to give us the main view points in the island, and so was his evening replacement ( can’t recall the name sorry!). Wavel was patient and took us out for snorkeling. Yes the place might be a bit old but the beach is great and the service is excellent, people are really nice which made it a awesome vacation. Don’t miss the snorkeling even though you might be a beginner, Wavell will help. Go for the half board the team at the restaurant are very accommodative. The PCR test was very conveniently done at the hotel and was reasonable and equivalent to the standard rates in Seychelles Great time overall! Loved it
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Johannes Steyn, General Manager at STORY Seychelles
Responded 1 week ago
Dear 3krishnanv, Thank you so much for such kind comments and feedback, as a team we are working very hard to make sure that all of our guests have an exceptional and unique experience with us; Feedback such as you have given us is shared with the entire team and will ensure that as a team we will continue to work even harder to drive standards and guest experiences. Thank you once again for taking the time to tell us about your experiences and we hope to welcome you back to Story very soon. Kind regards Johannes Steyn General Manager
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Burhan wrote a review Jul 11
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Beautiful location and even more beautiful people working in the property. The manager Valerie was very helpful for smooth check in and check out and also provided info about nearby places. The food was amazing throughout our ten days stay. All the staff at the restaurant was on their toes tu fulfill any other requirements other than the main menu. Will surely visit again in future.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Johannes Steyn, General Manager at STORY Seychelles
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Burhan12344, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. I am happy to hear that you liked the location and the Resort. Valerie and her team and also the team in F&B will be really happy to hear that they made your stay so memorable. We hope to welcome you back to our little piece of paradise soon. Kind regards Johannes Steyn General Manager
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Costanzo S wrote a review Jul 10
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates14 contributions1 helpful vote
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What a place! I cannot stress the quality of our stay! Everything in this hotel is top of the top ! The Location, the service, the standards, the room, the view, the breakfast , the restaurants of the hotel, etc etc The staff on the beach very responsive and professional! EROL was outstanding in his attention to details, suggestion of the food and of the island treasures! We went also to the coral reef with EROL and he was extremely professional, informative and a truly cool person! Mr BHAROM was extremely helpful and a true gentleman ! Such a professional! Thank you ever so much everyone! 5 stars well deserved!  
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Johannes Steyn, General Manager at STORY Seychelles
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear costanzos114, Thank you for taking the time to review us. I am happy you enjoyed your stay liked the property and also had the opportunity to go snorkeling with Erol. Both Erol and Bahrom will be happy for the recognition. We hope to welcome you back soon to our little piece of paradise. Kind regards Johannes Steyn General Manager
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PRICE RANGE
$332 - $674 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
The H Resort Beau Vallon Beach
LOCATION
SeychellesMahe IslandBeau Vallon
NUMBER OF ROOMS
100
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Frequently Asked Questions about STORY Seychelles
Which popular attractions are close to STORY Seychelles?
Nearby attractions include Beau Vallon Beach (0.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at STORY Seychelles?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at STORY Seychelles?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at STORY Seychelles?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at STORY Seychelles?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to STORY Seychelles?
Conveniently located restaurants include La Perle Noire, Eden, and Trader Vic's Seychelles.
Are there opportunities to exercise at STORY Seychelles?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and fitness classes during their stay.
Does STORY Seychelles have an airport shuttle?
Yes, STORY Seychelles offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at STORY Seychelles?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does STORY Seychelles offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and a banquet room during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at STORY Seychelles?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, and German.