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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent 8 nights in this very exclusive and very expensive destination of dreams. And it was worth it - although not everything was absolutely perfect. Transport: The Brando has an arrangement with the Intercontinental Faaa which makes things easy. We arrived late at night at Tahiti, stayed a night at the Intercontinental Hotel and then checked the next morning into...

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Rochester, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed here for a few days as part of our honeymoon trip to the French Polynesia, which also included the St. Regis Bora Bora, Hilton Moorea, and the Intercontinental Tahiti, and this place is just incomparable. The service is beyond attentive. The location is beyond peaceful. The decor is beyond beautiful. We can't wait to return.

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Big Island, Hawaii
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just returned from six nights at the Brando. We travel to FP frequently and have stayed at most of the high-end resorts in the area. This was our favorite stay! First, I think I should get the price thing out of the way. Yes, it's easy to look at the per night cost and suffer sticker shock. But we...

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Poipu, Hawaii
Reviewed 1 week ago

First and foremost, our trip couldn't have been more streamlined thanks to Lisa Jones at Santa Barbara Travel. She helped us six years ago for a milestone birthday, and we have remained in touch ever since. She is the best of the best. Every detail was handled from A-Z. Now...on to The Brando. Our time was limited and we wanted...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and me had the greatest second honeymoon posible at the Brando! We would like to thank the Brando Team again deeply for the wonderful “Royal Treatment” we received there. As a Hotelier myself, I would like to congratulate them here for the extraordinary product and infrastructure they have developed in this beautiful island paradise location, for the outstanding...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed four nights at The Brando, November 2016, with my husband for our Wedding Anniversary. From the moment we were collected from Papeete Airport and whisked away by the highly professional Brando staff our wonderful experience began. Taken into the private Brando airport lounge, given refreshments and a safety video on the helicopter protocol that was to transport us to...

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Brando is the closest thing to the postcard paradise that I have experienced. The bungalows are immaculate both in design detail, technology, and in cleanliness. The natural setting is second to none. The staff are kind, helpful and competent. Even in transit to and from the hotel, the staff is attentive to your needs. The excursions are interesting, well-paced...

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

Dear heatherdl, What a pleasure to read you review, thank you for taking the time to write it. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay in our Paradise and that our services were up to your expectations. We look forward to warmly welcoming you back at The Brando. Best Regards. MP

Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The island was purchased by actor Marlon Brando in 1967, He became enthralled with the islands of Tahiti and made this island his retreat. Then in 1999 he partnered with Richard Bailey to build a self-sustaining, ecologically-friendly, yet truly luxurious resort. Building of the resort began in 2010 and was completed in 2014 -10 yrs to build a resort and...

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

Dear stlcruisegirl, Thank you very much for your nice comment following your recent stay at The Brando. We are thrilled to know that you have enjoyed the time spent with us and would be more than happy to welcome you back soon. Best Regards MP

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great private getaway for a special occasion. The resort is very beautiful and eco friendly. Excellent service and food. Spacious accommodates too. The tours of the motu are very informative and the naturalist are very friendly. Helicopter ride to and from the island was a real treat.

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Dear MatSci94577 Thank you very much for sharing your review, we are delighted to learn that your stay was memorable. We look forward to welcoming you back anytime and wish you all the best. Regards. MP

Eldersburg
Reviewed October 27, 2016

50 shades of blue, and I thought there were only, say 30. On an excursion over the many depths of the Tetiaroa lagoon that creates the epicenter of this marvelous multi-island, paradise atoll, our excellent guide, Thioni, made sure we saw them all. This may be the best place on earth to get away and simply relax...with the best, most...

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Dear SantaClaus60 We deeply thank you for the fabulous comment you have posted about your recent stay at The Brando. We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience with us and that our facilities, services and activities were up to your expectations. We are thrilled to learn that you will keep such a good souvenir from us and we would...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
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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: $2,120 - $4,728 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Brando 5*
Number of rooms: 35
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“book a villa a bit further away from the main area (concierge) and main pool”
 of 5 bubbles jasondayo, 3 days ago | Read review
“All rooms are great.”
 of 5 bubbles herbyfp, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Every villa (all 35) are stunning and have plunge pools and private beach area (they are either one or two bedrooms).”
 of 5 bubbles suzannemareef, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“I would recommend a room in the 200s unless you are there during a very calm/low wind season. That said, all the rooms would be perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles heatherdl, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“There are no bad rooms at The Brando.”
 of 5 bubbles stlcruisegirl, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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