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Coral Reef View Inn

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#5 of 22 B&Bs / Inns in Ukulhas
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This hotel features exclusive three comfort guest rooms and offers Maldivian hospitality in a mixture of local, modern, upscale setting. When you arrive at this hotel at Ukulhas Island you will find a visual masterpiece of nature, landscaping and traditional Maldivian art. It truly is a playground for relaxation and adventure.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Beach
Bicycle rental
Babysitting
Airport transportation
Spa
BBQ facilities
Wifi
Coffee shop
Shuttle bus service
Massage
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Shops
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Air conditioning
Private beach
Desk
Room service
Coffee / tea maker
Minibar
DVD / CD player
Bath / shower
Safe
Telephone
Bottled water
Iron
Refrigerator
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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English
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Ilaria wrote a review Apr 2019
Genoa, Italy55 contributions9 helpful votes
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I've spent here 14 days last March, and I couldn't have chosen any better: I've really and absolutely felt like home! Since the very first info emails the staff has been beyond nice and kind, traits which were well-founded once I physically got in Ukulhas. The guesthouse is quite small (which is better, imho), but the rooms are spacious and cozy: fully equipped with a king-size bed, wardrobe, mirrors, sockets (UK type) and adapters, both air conditioning and ceiling fan, fridge, tea and coffee facilities, flat screen TV and decoder. The ensuite bathroom is wide and offers both sanitised and warm water. Wi-fi is for free and the network is great even in the garden and the courtyard. Breakfast is served in the inner garden, featuring 4 different options (including the typical Maldivian one) and a big variety of drinks to choose among. The surroundings are very silent and quiet and the beach is only 20 steps away from the guesthouse. The guesthouse also offers many extra excursions to meet every possible desire and make everyone's holiday perfect. I would recommend the Manta Safari: that is really an incredible experience, totally worth the price. Nihad (the owner), Afrah (the manager) and the staff have all been friendly and awesome: I've truly never met anyone as kind and nice as they all were to me. The island is tiny, very lively, yet quiet. You will find some restaurants, groceries and cafès and they all accept both Maldivian Rufiyaas and US Dollars. People are friendly and polite, but as tourists we must never forget we are the guests here, and since this is an Islamic country, it shouldn't be too much of an effort for us to pay respect and adapt to some basic rules of dresscode-decency while wandering around the streets (nobody asks you to wear a burqa, but at least a t-shirt and not-too-short shorts would be appreciated). The bikini-beach, anyway, is very wide (it covers an entire coast-side of the island) and, of course, bikinis are allowed there. I can't do anything but recommend the Coral Reef View Inn: if you are really looking for a relaxing holiday in cozy guesthouse (being conscious of what a guesthouse-holiday entails), then this is the place for you!
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Date of stay: March 2019
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Trip type: Traveled solo
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Response from NIHADcoral, Manager at Coral Reef View Inn
Responded Oct 2, 2019
Thank you for your review and for choosing our hotel. I’m happy that you enjoyed your stay and I’m looking forward to having you again as a guest in our hotel. Thank You Afrah
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Matti wrote a review Jan 2019
Tampere, Finland116 contributions31 helpful votes
Spent here one week this January. Good staff, great location, room was also really spacious and good. Maldivian breakfast was good. All in all, everything worked as they should. Bikini beach is about 10 metres away. Can recommend this place.
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Date of stay: January 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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Sorin I wrote a review May 2018
18 contributions7 helpful votes
The staff was kind and helpful, the cozy feeling as if you were staying in a home not a hotel, but most of all the AMAZING location..right on the long bikini beach, right on the edge of the reef.. You just wake up, walk 20 meters and swim with the fishes. You can see friendly baby sharks, huge octopuses, nemos, right there, 50 meters from the shore. And perfectly safe as the currents were slow and you can just float away. I recommend taking the sand bank trip, you`ll literally feel like you are in paradise.
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Date of stay: April 2018
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Trip type: Traveled with family
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Responded Oct 2, 2019
Thank you for your review and for choosing our hotel. I’m happy that you enjoyed your stay and I’m looking forward to having you again as a guest in our hotel. Thank you
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Larthan K wrote a review Apr 2018
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We did a family holiday trip to the Maldives this easter but didn't want to stay at a typical Resort Island, so we decided to go to one of the Islands where the local population lives too. Finally decided for Coral Reef. We experienced great service from the beginning right up to the end. Boat transfer from Airport to Coral Reef View Inn was organised by the owner, worked without any problem. Service during our stay was really good, too, we had a reliable room service, a delicious breakfast and a nice Garden to sit in during lunchtime and in the evening for example for playing cards. The only thing to critizise was that in one of our two rooms the bathroom frequently smelled bad. Another great thing to mention definitely is the location of Ciral Reef: the beach is about 15 meters from the door and you find the most beautiful part of the islands reef right at this point. The reef in general is simply amazing, we saw a lot different fish and other extraordinary animals/things like turtles, rays, seastars, beautiful coral blocks,... Supermarkets and restaurants to get food in were close to the hotel (okay everything is kind of close to it the island is 200 on 200m) and shown a d recommended by the hotel staff. Return to the Airport in the end was again organised and directed by Nihad (the owner) and worked without any problem. In general an amazing stay, great experince of the maldives and definitely to recommend.
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Date of stay: March 2018Trip type: Traveled with family
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Andrea F wrote a review Feb 2018
Salalah, Oman8 contributions5 helpful votes
Was a perfect place to relax,accommodation was fair to price,simple. Very nice food for affordable prices,fresh juices very tasty.Very friendly staff, we felt like at home. Beach is just beautiful,little people there of course ;) Ireland is really small.local people are really friendly.We enjoyed our 5 days so much. Minus-umbrellas were missing at the beach. (Should be more there) - trash around,a bit dirty (not in the accommodation)
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Date of stay: March 2017Trip type: Traveled with family
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PRICE RANGE
$96 - $217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
MaldivesAlifu AtollNorth Ari AtollUkulhas
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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Frequently Asked Questions about Coral Reef View Inn
What are some of the property amenities at Coral Reef View Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a spa.
Which room amenities are available at Coral Reef View Inn?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Coral Reef View Inn?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and barbeque facilities during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Coral Reef View Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Retro Royal, SeaLaVie Cafe, and Celeste Restaurant.
Does Coral Reef View Inn have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Coral Reef View Inn offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Coral Reef View Inn located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.2 miles away from the center of Ukulhas.