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Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited the resort as a guest with a $50 day pass while visiting Bora Bora by cruise ship. This included lunch and access to the pool/beach and towels. The original design of the resort was beautiful, but the property hasn't been maintained. I was surprised at how shabby and in need of TLC this "luxury" property was. The pool... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I had a beachfront bungalow which was fabulous with a great swimming beach right infront. The beach at Sofitel Moorea not nearly as good as here. Very friendly, helpful staff but our main criticisms are very basic breakfast for the top dollars we are paying; The events reception desk which is in an excellent location for assisting... More 

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort, responded to this review

Iaorana from Bora Bora. Thank you for taking time to give us your feedback during your stay at sofitel Marara Beach Resort. We were very delighted to host you and thank you again for all the positive points you have mentionned in your comment. We are very sorry that you did encounter some conveniences, your opinion is very important as... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First, the good news: the service is excellent, and the dining area is top notch. Everything else, though... The room furnishings and beach equipment are a little dated and could use repairs. There's nothing that can really be done about the location, though. The beach is small, and the swimming area next to it is tiny due to boat traffic.... More 

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Iaorana de Bora Bora. Merci d'avoir pris le temps de nous partager votre expérience lors de votre séjour au Sofitel... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was a huge let down for me!!!! My husband and I stayed there for our honeymoon in an over water bungalow. We were the most excited about this hotel because it looked so nice. There over water bungalows are just barely over water. Most nice over water bungalows have a pier that jets out from the island and... More 

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort, responded to this review

Iaorana from Bora Bora ! Thank you for your opinion which is very important for us. I assure you that our main goal is that our customers leave with stars in their eyes and that they are especially charmed by the friendliness and warmth of Polynesian. We really want that customers live Polynesian dream. We are pleased to read that... More 

Arequipa, Peru
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I chose to stay here for one night as a part of our honeymoon trip to FP before we moved on to the Meridien in Bora Bora and I feel sorry to see such a nice properly delivering so little in so many ways. The location and views are what you expect from a top Bora Bora... More 

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort, responded to this review

Ia Orana of Bora Bora, Thank you for your comment which is very important for us. It's a real disappointment for the whole team to see that our clients left without entire satisfaction. We sincerely apologize for the communication problems that you have experienced with our teams. We have considered all your comments and hope to welcome you again in... More 

Floral Park, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sofitel Bora Bora Marara resort was the last stop on our French Polynesian honeymoon. Prior to arriving at the Sofitel, we had visited Tahiti and Moorea. We were greeted at the airport with a lovely lei and then transferred to the hotel by boat. It is about a 30 minute boat ride from the Bora Bora airport to the... More 

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort, responded to this review

Iaorana from Bora Bora ! Thank you for your comment, all of our Ambassadors would like to thank you for your feedback. We are very sorry that you did encounter some conveniences, your opinion is very important as it allows us to improve our guests' experience. Our housekeeping team has been informed of your comment and necessary steps have been... More 

Austin, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I are planning a trip for our 50th birthdays. We are staying 5 nights at The Four Seasons and booked through Hotels.com. They didn't have availability at The Sofitel, so I went to Tripadvisor and did a search. AGODA came up with availability in an over water bungalow. I booked it and received a confirmation email from... More 

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort, responded to this review

Ia Orana from Bora Bora. Thank you for your comment which is very important for us. As I indicated in my previous answer, we are very sorry for the problems caused. Problem occurred in the AGODA booking centers, which generated errors in bookings. We sincerely apologize for this and hope to welcome you in a future for a Magnifique stay.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I have spent hours researching Bora Bora and when ready to book, we did 5 nights at The Four Seasons and booked through Hotels.com, booking 3 nights at Sofitel through AGODA. Of course when traveling to Bora Bora, the thing to do is to stay in an over water bungalow, that's why we booked one. I received... More 

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort, responded to this review

Ia Orana from Bora Bora. Thank you for your comment which is very important for us. After receiving it, we investigated to understand what had happened. It turns out that a problem occurred in the AGODA booking centers, which generated errors in bookings. We sincerely apologize for this and hope to welcome you in a future stay and give you... More 

Bracknell, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you think you are going to a hotel up to the normal Sofitel standards forget it, you will be extremely disappointed. Our room was dirty and had sand in every corner and all around the edges, we ordered room service and found out that they charge 1500cpf on top of the stated prices to deliver it to your room.... More 

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort, responded to this review

Iaorana from Bora Bora. Thank you for taking time to share with us your experience during your stay in our Resort. Please on behalf of the team at Sofitel Bora Bora Marara, I wish to present our most sincere apologies for the regrettable experience you incurred as a guest on our resort. I thank you for your feedback, of which... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good hotel. Fabulous reception from Anita. We were upgraded to an overwater bungalow which was a great treat. Housekeeping is not up to standard. Snorkelling trip was great. Fantastic views. We ate in other restaurants for dinner and that worked really well.

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort, responded to this review

Iaorana and thank you for sharing your experience in Sofitel Bora Bora ! We are very delighted that you had a Magnifique and unique stay in our little piece of paradise. We hope to welcome you back soon ! Mauruuru ! More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort is located on the island of Bora Bora in the heart of the exceptional Matira Bay. The island of Bora Bora is encircled by a protective necklace of coral. Breathtaking lush mountains provide a dramatic backdrop for the luminous turquoise, lapis and aquamarine of the sheltered lagoon. There is something truly unique about Bora Bora, with its sugary sands, rugged mountains, vivid blues, lush greens and soothing lagoon waters that make it the most romantic destination in the world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort

Address: BP 6, Nunue, 98730, French Polynesia
Location: French Polynesia > Society Islands > Bora Bora
Price Range: $250 - $421 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 55
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Also Known As:
Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach And Private Island Hotel Bora Bora
Sofitel Bora Motu Private Island
Accor Bora Motu Private Island
Bora Bora Sofitel
Sofitel Motu Bora Bora
Hotel Style:
#7 Spa Hotel in Bora Bora
#9 Luxury Hotel in Bora Bora
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Bora Bora
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