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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent 10 days at The Equator Village from 13 Sept 2015 with my wife. I am a returning visitor to Gan having spent 9 months there in the R.A.F. from April 73 to Jan 74. The island has obviously changed a lot in that time but I did recognize a lot of the places. The one thing that I was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

I think there was 40 something x RAF people and partners .we all turned up about the same time in March we had a fantastic reception .the staff are fantastic here they go out of their way to help in any way they can There are two snorkelling trips a day which are free We .also went on a trip... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

We booked the hotel last minute..and it was the only available hotel... If you are looking for a romantic...luxury holiday...it is not the hotel for you.. But the beach was fantastic... The hotel boat took us twice a day to differen islands and coral beaches for diving... The food is ok... The staff is ok... Be careful and do not... More 

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3 Thank Özlem C
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Having paid twice the price for 4 and 5 star in the Maldives, Equator Village is going to be our future destination from now on. Same sky, sea and weather why would you pay anymore. Met a lovely lady called Marian who lives on the Island 6 months of the year who we hope to see later in the UK.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

As the other reviews say you either like Gan or you dont. We have been to the more luxurious Maldives & decided this would be a nice change & it was. It must be remembered that what ever could be preserved from RAF days has been. The rooms are spacious and had adequate amount of furniture. Air conditioning, fridge, &... More 

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Ebbw Vale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

This was our third visit to the Equator Village, a former Sergeants Mess from the RAF days. Over 40 persons visited for this the 40th anniversary of the closure of the base. We were made to feel really welcome, everyone was friendly and couldn't do enough to make our stay so enjoyable. This is the 'real' Maldives where you can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Over 40 attended this event ranging from 15 year old grandaughter to 73 year old service men. We were treated extreamly well in all respects. Special events were laid on an everyone found plenty to do. Highly recommended for a return visit to relax.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

I must admit that we were very disappointed with our trip to the Maldives as we were expecting much more from this hotel. This is a backpackers hotel and not much more. However, on the bright side we stayed for two weeks and met some fantastic people and more importantly they have now become friends. However, we had two saviours... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

This is my 14th time of visiting Gan which speaks volumes, The Equator Hotel is not 5 Star by all means but the warmness of the Staff more than make up for it. Accommodation is basic but thats all you require. its an all inclusive package with 3 Meals a day and you go away heavier than when you arrived!!!!... More 

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Thatcham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

My husband was stationed on RAF Gan forty three years ago and wanted to revisit this island to revive him s memories of his stay. We made the decision to fly direct from Gatwick London to Male, which is a 10 hour flight and as we discovered an enjoyable way to fly. We then transferred via Maldives Airline to Gan.... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Equator Village

Address: Gan Island
Location: Maldives > Addu Atoll > Gan Island
Price Range: $137 - $930 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Equator Village 3.5*
Number of rooms: 78
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Also Known As:
Equator Village Hotel Gan
Equator Village Seenu Atoll
Equator Village Maldives/Gan Island
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