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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
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 03/21/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 03/21/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

About

#2 of 45 in Male
Location
4.2
Cleanliness
4.6
Service
4.5
Value
4.3
Travelers' Choice
Male's trendy city boutique hotel –The Somerset– is refreshingly hip, designed with island Sophistication in mind, and proudly personalized in both service and style. A virtual personification of Male, The Somerset reflects the city's dynamic sightseeing, shopping and cafe culture, harmoniously juxtaposed with laid-back island life. Somerset guests can enjoy all the creature comforts expected of a top-class city hotel, authentically paired with unmistakably sunny Maldivian hospitality. Perfectly positioned 30 guest rooms,in-house restaurant,nearby gym access and meeting and conference facility for guests to enjoy all that the bustling capital has to offer – whether city- minded island hoppers, business travelers or transit tourists– the hotel is tucked away on a quiet street, yet conveniently located within walking distance to the boat jetties, local markets, cultural sights and vibrant restaurant and shopping scenes. We offer complimentary return airport transfer for all our guest.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Diving
Snorkeling
Children's television networks
Highchairs available
Free airport transportation
Conference facilities
Wifi
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Happy hour
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Fishing
Walking tours
Free shuttle or taxi services
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Taxi service
Photo copier / fax In business center
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Convenience store
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Umbrella
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Desk
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Bidet
Dining area
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Separate dining area
Separate living room
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
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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City view
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Filipino, Hindi, Sinhala and 1 more
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Babs3hunt wrote a review Jun 2
Stranger in Paradise30 contributions26 helpful votes
Stopped here for 2 nights before venturing on to another atoll - wish we had stayed instead of moving on!! In the centre of busy Male on a quiet street opposite the school and near the Museum. First class service, rooms clean and comfortable. Staff are excellent and helpfull. There is also a lovely restaurant attached, best holiday hotel I have been in. Collected from and driven back to the airport by staff. Very highly recommended.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for taking time to review our property. We are very glad to hear that we will be your top choice when you visit Male’ City. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Thank you!
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ufun wrote a review May 2022
Singapore, Singapore58 contributions14 helpful votes
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We stayed there for a night before flew back to home country. Staff was responsive in replying email. Waited for us at the airport. Concierge was ready to help us bring our luggage into hotel, attentive gentleman. Noticed it was late, asking us whether we need dinner. Room was clean, neat and well equipped. We were satisfied with our room.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Response from Ganesh Kumara, Owner at The Somerset Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Sir / Madam, We appreciate your positive feedback about our hotel. We do take pride in catering to our guests’ needs the best way we can. If you’re traveling to our area again soon, don’t hesitate to contact us. Thank you
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Jen S wrote a review May 2022
Chester, United Kingdom2 contributions
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Had a excellent stay at this fantastic hotel. Centrally located so easy to get around to the shopping areas, museum fish market etc all the sites. As for the hotel the staff are extremely polite and helpful creating a relaxing stay after a long flight. Are room was lovely too and the bed very comfortable. The room is large and airy. There's a mini fridge, selection of teas and coffee. We were made to feel very at home. Breakfast had a good selection too and everywhere was was very clean. We enjoyed our stay so would like thank you all.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Response from Ganesh Kumara, Owner at The Somerset Hotel
Responded May 12, 2022
Dear Jenny, thank you for your review and choosing our hotel. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to having you again as guest in our hotel.
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Waseem Rahumath wrote a review Mar 2022
Colombo, Sri Lanka42 contributions2 helpful votes
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Situated in the heart of Male and access to beach, restaurants and cafe are just walking distance. Some Rooms are small but if you get the Rooms which is close to elevator access are super big with separate hall and bedroom. Food is super tasty and one of the chef is Sri Lankan to give Authentic Sri Lankan taste. Staffs were very helpful and specially Manager who is very attentive to each Guests.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Response from Ganesh Kumara, Owner at The Somerset Hotel
Responded Apr 3, 2022
Dear WaseemRahumath, What a wonderful review, we are delighted to hear that our staff and service met your needs and expectations. We look forward to welcome you back to The Somerset Hotel in the near future. Best Regards Ahmed Ameen Front Office Executive
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Relax274525 wrote a review Mar 2022
Newcastle, Australia3 contributions1 helpful vote
Great sized rooms, but the 5 stars is for how accommodating the staff were. The extension of the late checkout and friendliness of which they granted our request. The restaurant downstairs had fresh and healthy options perfect for the family For the area the hotel provides good value.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Response from Ganesh Kumara, Owner at The Somerset Hotel
Responded Mar 25, 2022
Dear Sir/ Madam, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are very happy to hear that our staff made you feel like home. This is really one of the things that we try to maintain in our hotel. It was an our great pleasure that you have satisfied with our Restaurant and I am pleased to hear that you find our location to your liking. Hoping to see you soon again.
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Agrios H wrote a review Feb 2022
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The Sommerset Hotel was recommended to me by a friend. I was a little bit disappointed by the size of the hotel room vs the price. However I was blown away by the quality of the south asian cuisine at the restaurant that's attached to the hotel. The only real problem I encountered was overcooked burgers and it seems to be a maldives wide issue, they like to overcook meats which ruin its texture and taste. Try the restaurant if you're not staying! you'll love it.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Response from Ganesh Kumara, Owner at The Somerset Hotel
Responded Feb 19, 2022
Dear Agrios It was our great pleasure that you have satisfied with our South Asian cuisine. However, I would like to share to you that our burgers are prepared to order and burger patties are grilled to perfection .Once again thank you for having dinner with us and hope to be at your service again.
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Punch Nada wrote a review Feb 2022
Colombo, Sri Lanka15 contributions5 helpful votes
Dissapointed with lunch. I ordered the Prawn nasi goreng dish and had to literally swim inside the rice to find the prawns😱 The staff insisted I pay right away and not on checkout. Sounds like no trust. I obliged but his credit machine did not work!
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Traveled
Room Tip: Better to dine outside in the city. Friendly staff but have lots of training/work to do.
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Response from Ganesh Kumara, Owner at The Somerset Hotel
Responded Feb 12, 2022
Dear Mr. Punchnada, We sincerely apologies for the inconvenience caused during your recent visit in Maldives at The Somerset Hotel. Thanking to you sharing your feedback and it was highly appreciated, we have taken it very positively and constructive manner in order to improve better customer satisfaction and create remarkable experience to all our guest.
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Nadeera Bandara wrote a review Jan 2022
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this goes as a small boutique hotel in K'Male, the main Island in Male which is connected to the island of the Velana International Airport via a high way. first stay in Male , was a short one but the hotel was well above the expectations. the service was first class and the front desk helped us with the travel guides , taxis , PCR tests. etc. rooms were small , but they had every thing we need in it and probably the room size is also the standard in the K'Male island. Highly recommended. Great show team Somerset ,keep it up. all the best for your business ahead. and we shall return soon for a lengthier stay. cheers.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Room Tip: 100% service.
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Responded Jan 12, 2022
Dear Nadeera, Wow! What a wonderful review, we are very happy to hear that our staff and service met your needs and expectations. We look forward to welcome you back to The Somerset Hotel in the near future. Best regards, Anaagaa Abdul Razzq Reservations
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Aly_96 wrote a review Dec 2021
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia7 contributions
Had an amazing 2 nights stay here. The staff service was execellent and friendly. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The location of the hotel was good as it was near to the main street in Male. Thanks to the comfort provided by the hotel,I enjoyed the stay very much and would visit here again next time.
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Traveled
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Responded Dec 15, 2021
Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we are very glad to hear that your stay with us was a memorable one. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Somerset Hotel in the near future. Best Regards. Anaagaa Abdul Razzaq Reservations
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Malintha R wrote a review Dec 2021
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Somerset has the feeling of thought being put into everything they do. The ambience is unique and it doesn't stop at the reception, the rooms and even the hallways have the same homely vibe with wooden decor and furniture emphasized by the light coloured walls and floor. TV, coffee machine and other amenities are topped off by the excellent service provided by the staff, who are friendly and accommodating. Highly recommended for anyone traveling to Malé.
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Traveled
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Responded Dec 9, 2021
Dear Mr. Rathnaweera Pituwage Malintha Pasan Thank you for giving us a perfect rating and recommending our hotel to other travelers. I’m sure our entire hotel staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you back to The Somerset Hotel in the near future. Best Regards. Anaagaa Abdul Razzaq Reservations
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PRICE RANGE
$192 - $269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
MaldivesKaafu AtollNorth Male AtollMale
NUMBER OF ROOMS
30
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Somerset Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Somerset Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque) (0.2 miles), Grand Friday Mosque (0.1 miles), and Male Fish Market (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Somerset Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at The Somerset Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Somerset Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and complimentary tea during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to The Somerset Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Belle Amie Bistro, The Cloud Restaurant, and Sala Thai Restaurant.
Does The Somerset Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, The Somerset Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does The Somerset Hotel have airport transportation?
Yes, The Somerset Hotel offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is The Somerset Hotel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.2 miles away from the center of Male.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Somerset Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Somerset Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Hindi, Filipino, Tamil, and Sinhala.
Are there any historical sites close to The Somerset Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Mulee Aage (0.2 miles).