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Los Altos, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As I read all the reviews, I totally agree with the luxury suites and impeccable service but one of the big reasons for choosing the Brando was the Stewardship and ECO friendly (carbon neutral and close to self-sustainable) environment that is implemented there. That mattered to us. None of the other high end hotels offer that kind of experience. To...

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boston
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is just a wonderful experience. all the people are trained to perfection and the culture is totally guest centric. the bread is the best ever and the homemade jelly with the locally produced honey make for a great start to the day. spa treatments were excellent and very professional. Meal were all good and the room service was very...

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1Thank fastbenjy2004
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for our 25th wedding anniversary and words can't express how much we enjoyed it. We stayed at the St. Regis, Bora Bora for five nights before our stay at the Brando. We had a wonderful experience there and were really impressed with the food (although super expensive) and service. We were glad that we...

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Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying at The Brando felt like I had died and gone to heaven. What an amazing and magical place. It truly felt like paradise. The resort, the surroundings, the service, the staff and did I mention the service, everything was perfect. I have been to a lot of beautiful places but this one may be impossible to top.

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BrandoPR, Responsable relations clients at The Brando, responded to this review

Dear "Gscheffle" Thank you for staying at The Brando in March, we are glad that you shared your review here on T.A. We are so happy to learn that you have found here with us a magical place on earth, your Paradise... It is wonderful to read that you enjoyed your stay from the beauty of our island to the...

Rochester, Michigan, USA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the resort that you will compare every other resort to for the rest of your life. Everything is first class all the way. The food is fantastic. The villas are amazing. The excursions are wonderful. The privacy that you get with each villa is unparalleled; it feels like you are on your own (immaculately groomed) private island.

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BrandoPR, Responsable relations clients at The Brando, responded to this review

Dear Mike Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience with us. We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed your stay in our paradise and that our services were up to your expectations. It has been a real pleasure to have you with us and we would be more than happy to welcome you back soon on Tetiaroa, at The...

Reviewed February 20, 2017

From the moment our helicopter arrived in Tetiaroa we were in awe. A very welcome greeting from dancing Tahitian natives and the GM of The Brando. We could just tell we were in for a treat. We were amazed at the feeling we were alone at the resort, it turns out there were about 8 other couples there but it...

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BrandoPR, Responsable relations clients at The Brando, responded to this review

Dear Julia Thank you so much for your beautiful review and for having taking the time to share it with us and future guests. We are delighted to learn that your experience at The Brando was memorable and that our services and activities contributed towards an unforgettable stay. We look forward to welcoming you back soon on Tetiaroa and wish...

Toronto
Reviewed February 12, 2017

We came off a week on Paul Gauguin on solid rain with thusly affected Internet service, looking forward to both improved weather and WiFi at The Brando. Alas, the rains continued (with just enough sun to catch a photo and a dip in the private pool) and the storm had left the Island without Internet OR cell service! Yet, may...

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BrandoPR, Responsable relations clients at The Brando, responded to this review

Dear Td Bab, What an amazing review! Thank you very much for having shared it with us. Could you believe it? We are just coming out of another tropical storm! But this time our WIFI was ok...lol! We are so happy to learn that, despite the heavy rain and technical problems, you have loved your stay and experience with us....

Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed January 31, 2017

As you will see from the photos the Villas are magnificent. The outdoor bathtub, the private infinite pool and gazebo perfect for breakfast or a cocktail are an added bonus. Though only 35 Villas a staff of 200 is there to take care of the guests' every need and desire on this 44 acre island. . The rates include food,...

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BrandoPR, Responsable relations clients at The Brando, responded to this review

Dear Ruth, Thank you very much for the fantastic review you have written about your recent stay at The Brando. The "Brando Team" is fully dedicated to offer you the privacy and the comfort you are looking for and we are so happy to see that you have appreciated our Paradise in all its aspects. We look forward the pleasure...

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed January 21, 2017

My husband and I visited this resort at the tail end of our month long vacation in the pacific. We are glad that we saved the best lodging for last. We purchased the all-inclusive package which included food, drinks, one 50-minute spa treatment per guest/per day, and excursions. In addition, we purchased the pre and post stay hotel package at...

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BrandoPR, Responsable relations clients at The Brando, responded to this review

Dear Mrs H. Thank you so much for having shared in detail your beautiful comment following your recent stay at The Brando. We are so happy that you have loved your experience with us on our "Fantasy Island". All the "Brando Team" is delighted to send you, through this answer, a friendly souvenir. Our wish is to offer to our...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed January 17, 2017

We stayed at the Brando over the Christmas/New Year holiday this year with group of 12 - little kids, adults, teenagers and seniors. Two years ago we stayed at the Four Seasons Bora Bora which was a different experience. The overall price works out about the same - the Brando is all inclusive which is a huge bonus. This means...

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BrandoPR, Responsable relations clients at The Brando, responded to this review

Dear Kathleen, Thank you for your fantastic comment about our dear island and resort. We are delighted to read that you and your family have had such a great and relaxing stay with us. We are indeed so lucky to have such a beautiful place that invite you to discover what it really means to disconnect from the world and...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Brando is a unique luxury resort on French Polynesia's breathtakingly beautiful private island of Tetiaroa - an atoll composed of a dozen small islands surrounding a sparkling lagoon 30 miles northeast of Tahiti. The Brando offers carefree luxury in the midst of pristine nature. With access to the island by private plane, the resort features 35 villas on white-sand beaches frequented by sea turtles, manta rays and exotic birds. The resort was designed to reflect Polynesian lifestyles and culture. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Brando

Address: 98708, French Polynesia
Location: French Polynesia > Society Islands > Tahiti > Tetiaroa
Price Range: $3,238 - $9,714 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Brando 5*
Number of rooms: 35
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“get a villa in the 200's so you can watch the sunset”
 of 5 bubbles fastbenjy2004, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“The west side allows your to view the sunset but the east side has a nice view of the lagoon. The sand on the west side is a bit coarser.”
 of 5 bubbles 852jillw, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“All the villa's are spacious!”
 of 5 bubbles L9839JIjuliac, Feb 20, 2017 | Read review
“All 1 bedroom units are identical, all extremely private, w/bikes or Golf Cart service on demand. There are 2 and 3 B units too”
 of 5 bubbles tdbab, Feb 12, 2017 | Read review
“No Villa is better than another... all perfect”
 of 5 bubbles ruthritt1, Jan 31, 2017 | Read review
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