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Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After the twenty-four hour trip from NewYork, NY the stay at the Sofitel in Bora Bora was incredible! Our trip lasted two weeks and was it ever so pleasant and excitedly filled with wonder and excitment every day and night . The excursions were dynamic, especially the four-by-four tour up the mountain side with Tamara where we stopped off at... More 

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Iaorana and thank you for your Magnifique share of experience ! Your description of the Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island is perfect, and all our team and Ambassadors are so proud and happy thanks to your feedback. We are very delighted that you had enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to see you soon ! Thank you,... More 

San Juan Capistrano, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Actually, this place seemed better than Fantasy Island. After arriving on the dock, you up to the "lobby" with a spectacular elevated view of Bora Bora. That just sets the stage for other amazing views of Bora Bora. And if you like snorkeling, you will love this place. The best snorkeling location in all of Tahiti is a 5 min... More 

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Iaorana from your Private Island in Bora Bora ! Thank you for taking time to share your experience with us, we were very delighted that you had a wonderful stay and to have hosted you. We look forward to welcome you back. Thanks again ! More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I spent 12 amazing days at this resort in early August. We were in overwater bungalow 125 and it was perfect. While it is true that the bungalows could use some updating, they in no way impacted our time on the island. We felt like the rich and famous. Tita, Sammy, Denise, Theo and so many others... More 

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Thank you for your Magnifique share of experience ! Your comment made our Ambassadors happy and proud ! We were very delighted to host you and hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back again. Mauruuru. More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed both in an overwater bungaloo and in a beach bungaloo. Both were amazing. Some lizards, but that was funny and we had been warned. The rooms were clean, bed not that good, but comfortable, nice furniture, big enough. Great shower, clean bathrooms. In the beach bungaloo there was a very bad smell sometimes, but we think it was... More 

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Iaorana and thank you for your Magnifique share of experience ! Your description of the Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island is perfect, and all our team and Ambassadors are so proud and happy thanks to your feedback. We are very delighted that you had enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to see you soon ! Thank you,... More 

Beaconsfield, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Imagine a small private island surrounded by corrals, with beautiful rooms and a great restaurant, the blue sea is everywhere, it's simply magic... We spent three days in July 2016 and it has been an amazing experience. We had a lodge on the mountain, with a beautiful view, lots of space and very comfortable. Restaurant is perfect. Breakfast buffet is... More 

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Iaorana from your Private Island ! Thank you so much for your Magnifique comment, all of our Ambassadors would like to thank you for such a feedback. We are very delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, and we look forward to welcome you back in the future. Mauruuru ! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the luxury villa for 6 nights and overwater bungalow for 4 nights due to a misunderstanding with Expedia. The villa was exceptional, except the air con was so loud it would have been quieter to have a Mack truck been outside and I had to sleep with my noise cancelling headset that I had purchased for the... More 

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Iaorana and thank you for your Magnifique share of experience ! Your description of the Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island is perfect, and all our team and Ambassadors are so proud and happy thanks to your feedback. Your feedback is very important for us as it allows to improve our guests' experience with all the considerations of your remarks. We... More 

San Clemente, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Of all the places I have stayed in my lifetime, this hotel was, by far, the most spectacular, with views to die for, serenity, and amazing service. Basking in the sunshine, breeze, and scenery from our over the water bungalow, we could also step down off our own private lanai into the clear turquoise waters below to snorkel (mask, snorkel,... More 

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Many thanks for your great comment and for sharing your experience at Sofitel Private Island, we want to make this place So special because it is a So special place to be. Few people have the chance in life to experience such a Magnifique Private Island, we want to surprise all our guests and to provide the best to exceed... More 

Cheshire, England
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for 5 nights in May. Bora bora is absolutely stunning, but Sofitel was just awful. No privacy on your overwater bungalow. Room very dark. Breeze whistled though the windows. Hotel very stingy with things like soap/towels Food is absolutely terrible - so don't waste your money Intercontinental down the road looked far superior. Would never stay again, but would... More 

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with us. We are sorry to hear of the inconveniences you experienced during your visit. However we appreciate your feedback, as it allows us the opportunity to review the occurrences in an effort to improve the guest experience. The Sofitel Private Island is a unique place in Bora Bora.. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the hotel as part of our honeymoon in French Polynesia. There are some amazing and dreamy parts about the it and others which can easily be improved but overall we were quite happy with our stay. The good: the island is gorgeous and feels very intimate, the bungalows are spacious and well maintained, the proximity to the... More 

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Iaorana from Bora Bora. Thank you for taking time to give us your feedback about your stay at sofitel Bora Bora Private Island. 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. The necessary was immediately made... More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the Sofitel Private Island for four nights with our adult sons in two adjacent overwater bungalows. The bungalows are spacious, clean and comfortable, and the resort service was superb. We would definitely stay here again. The best views of both the island and the sea are from bungalows 114-120. The bungalows at either end face the... More 

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience ! We are very delighted that you have found your Paradise in Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island. All our teams would like to thank you for such a fantastic feedback. Your remarks will allow us to improve our guests experience. Maururu maitai and come back soon ! More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Overlooking one of the most beautiful lagoons in the world, Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island is located in the heart of the exceptional Matira Bay, nestled on a private islet facing the main island of Bora Bora. A secret hideaway where you can enjoy a peaceful and romantic retreat, regenerate yourself and savour the exquisite feeling of being at home on your own private island. This boutique hotel is emphasizing privacy and intimacy to create a unique experience in the heart of native vegetation surrounded by turquoise water and beautiful coral gardens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island

Address: BP 516, 98730, French Polynesia
Location: French Polynesia > Society Islands > Bora Bora
Price Range: $448 - $670 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island 4.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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