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Mumbai (Bombay), India
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Travelled solo..Two guys from the hotel were there at the Maafushi ferry terminal with a small cart for my luggage when I arrived. The place is 5 mins walk from the terminal. Nice rooms and a great view if you get the upper floor rooms facing the sea. The food was great as well. Booked a trip to the nearby... More 

Thank greencopper2014
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Visited in Dec 2014. We had a sea view room on the first floor.. The hotel is tucked at the far end of the island right next to the prison wall; which is about a 10 minutes walk from the jetty.. The staff is very hospitable and caring. The rooms and the facilities are very basic, but that's what you... More 

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New Delhi, India
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49 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2016

hotel was good and has open kitchen for their guest, so you can cook whatever you wish to eat. Breakfast was tasty.. Hotel has tamed parrot to whom you can feed and click pictures. Next to this hotel there is Jail for Prisoners. Hotel has it's own boat and Our boat caption was very funny and helpful, we enjoyed with... More 

1 Thank rikk_rikk
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 7 January 2016

We went there for new year 2016. It was very nice to be at maafushi. Anwar, Ibrahim, Afzal were very helpful. They will make your stay feel like home. Thanks guys. We will come again :) Regards, Maninder

Thank Maninder89
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99 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

We spent a week in this hotel and it was one of the best hotels we have ever had! Friendly and most helpful personnel, good breakfast, nice garden and balcony, looking onto the beach. We loved it! Asaf and his father even helped us, how to go to the other island, we wanted to visit, helped with the excursions too.... More 

Thank Anna K
Bratislava, Slovakia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 12 June 2015

Staff very helpful and friendly; met us at the harbour to help carry our luggage and happy to help with all our questions. The staff of the island cottage really do make this place the best place ever in maldives mainly Mohamed Anoar who made our stay memorable .Location great; quiet and good views. Cuisine was excellent!!!!

Thank Katarína J
Massama, Portugal
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2015

We stayed there for 5 nights and we really liked the place, it´s a simple, family run guest house with 10 rooms so they do their best for their guests. We had half board included and the food was very good every day with a 2 dish delicious meal :) the breakfast could be a little better but it´s ok.... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 28 January 2015 via mobile

the people very nice and helpful the hotel is quite and clean but no tv or fridge but there is AC the room serves as a good place to sleep only .. The island itself is a local island so no alcohol or night life ... So if you are on a budget trip this place is ideal ..what you... More 

Thank Tarikdia
Savona, Italy
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68 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2015

The staff at the Island Cottage was great since the beginning. They came to pick me up at the Ferry even if I didn't ask in my reservation form. Once arrived at the hotel they immediately serve a welcome jus and a refreshing towel (pretty much appreciated after the long journey). Immediately the manager explain the bill in details (that... More 

Thank stgpoggi81
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2015

We pick this hotel because it's among the few that costs less than USD50 but with very good review. Of course upon the tax and VAT the price come up to USD60, but we felt that it was a steal anyway. Upon arriving at Maafushi, we were greeted with a staff holding the Island Cottage placard. We placed our luggage... More 

Thank FizzC

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Based on Maafushi (Rep. of Maldives), we provide alternative accommodation in the Maldives. Our aim is to provide affordable holiday packages for budget travelers and let them experience all the luxuries of this tropical paradise. We invite you to experience the Maldives by staying on a local Island and see the real Maldives culture and Island life by living alongside the locals. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Island Cottage

Address: Bahaaree Hingun, 08090
Region: Maldives > Kaafu Atoll > South Male Atoll > Maafushi Island
Price Range: $95 - $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Island Cottage 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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Island Cottage Maldives/Maafushi Island
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“check online for discounted prices and ask for beach view room (it has only 2 rooms beach view)”
 of 5 bubbles rikk_rikk, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
“At the first floor rooms have balcon and some of them a nice view on the seaside.”
 of 5 bubbles stgpoggi81, 24 Jan 2015 | Read review
“We had a room on the ground floor, there's a deck with a roof good for reading outside.”
 of 5 bubbles FizzC, 3 Jan 2015 | Read review
“The rooms on the first floor have good views from the balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles madhulikavyas, 27 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Make sure it is facing the beach. I guess it is not possible to find a room otherwise.”
 of 5 bubbles FKhodary, 24 May 2014 | Read review
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