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Relais Marama

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Fakarava, French Polynesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

This hotel is run by a lovely guy called Jacques and is just a beautifully peaceful and inspiring environment to be in. Hammocks and the smell of freshly cut grass every day, with the sound of the ocean at night. you couldnt want a better place to stay.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

First off be prepared for French Polynesia to be the most expensive country you've ever traveled in despite that its still pretty amazing. I stayed at Relais Marama's "stayed" I set up my tent on their grounds for about 8 days and it was a great. Jacques is very friendly and accommodating, good with french and english and can help... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

We took a break on terra firma from our boat. We were recommended to Relais Marama and Jacques by a local friend. He steered us to our local 'home'. We enjoyed the 'all inclusive' access to the open air kitchen, showers, bikes and wifi. Jacques was generous and accommodating. His staff warm and helpful. The kitchen is equipped with dishes... More 

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Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Fakarava wasn't cheap, we bought tent gear from the main island and camped here, unfortunately we experienced a rainy night and got flood in my tent. (LOL) The whole area was quite organized, maintained well, they had a very good kitchen area, BBQ area, shower room was nice, a cozy sofa, you can get a book and spent a wonderful... More 

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London
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

Perfect location, perfect bungalows, free use of bikes in excellent condition. Spotless, great kitchen and bbq area. Very social and good place to meet other travellers. The bungalows have a great mosquito net which is essential. Jacques the owner will help you sort out anything you need. He even did our washing for us which was very needed. Jacques likes... More 

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San Jose, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

more like a hostel environment. Small but clean bungalows, close to the ocean, shared kitchen, european breakfast (fresh bread and jams) FREE BIKES! nice host. free wifi, mosquito netting over beds. Basic but adequate. Four shared bathrooms on property, with showers.

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Rome, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This very efficient 'pension' is not on the beach and this is why maybe it costs less than Others, but given that Polynesia is so expensive, Jacques' bungalows are clean, nice and well organized. The shared bathrooms are always impeccable, and the water is warm, which is not Always the case around here. Plus, you have bycicles and Wi-Fi included,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

You get what is advertized. People complaining of camping facility, small cabins, sharing bathrooms or kitchen didn’t do their research before coming here. * No extra charge for pick up or drop off at the airport or where you are meeting your excursion or dive expedition if they don’t come to you * No extra charge for using bikes in... More 

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Rome, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We spent one night there as a back-up solution, not being able to reach Raimiti, due to bad weather conditions (see my separate review on what happened with Raimiti if interested). The place is a campground with some bungalows 3x3 meters without bathroom inside, located pretty far from the lagoon on the ocean side. You can use the kitchen facilities... More 

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Avarua, Cook Islands
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

This is and excellent place to stay on Fakarava. All up we spent two weeks in French Polynesia and and of these two weeks we spent 5 nights at the Relais Marama. The only thing we regret is that we did not stay longer with Jacques and Daniel. The Relais is right in the village and literally two minutes away... More 

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Address: BP 16 Rotoava, 98763, French Polynesia
Location: French Polynesia > Tuamotu Archipelago > Fakarava
Number of rooms: 14
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