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Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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New York, NY
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was here on my honeymoon in May 2017. I imagine it is very mysterious for others who may be on the main motu looking at the island. It's the only thing on the island so it's all yours. Private Island is quiet and more rustic with lots of local trees and foliage and the steps are all stone. There...

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Portland, Texas
HOTEL’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On arrival at Bora Bora, you take a motorboat ride from the airport to the hotel, which was our first spectacular experience with the island. At the hotel, we were met by the staff and were efficiently checked in. The lady who checked us in graciously informed us about the resort and got us settled. While we waited for our...

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Ia Orana and thank you for sharing your Magnifique experience at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island! We were very delighted to host you and we look forward to welcome you back again! Maururu !

Roseburg, Oregon, United States
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's hard to know where to begin when reviewing our vacation at this delightful property. First, the island of Bora Bora itself is breath-takingly beautiful. I have been all over the world and have never been in water so clear, clean and sparkling. I never knew ther could be so many shades of blue/green in one place. All around the...

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Plano, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 4 nights after our 6 night stay at the Hilton on Moorea. We arrived at the airport and was picked up by the boat and went to the island. Our room was ready so we went to our overwater bungalow. The room was great except the shower was in the bathtub, which was weird. It was...

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St. Charles
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arriving in Bora Bora is an adventure all it's own. When you arrive at the airport there is a marina out back where most of the hotels have boats waiting to take you to the hotel. Our boat ride was a pleasant 20 minute ride. We stayed four 4 nights in an overwater bungalow. We were supposed to stay at...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently stayed 10 days at this fabulous hotel in one of the most magnificent settings on the planet. The hotel is a small subsidiary of the main Sofitel Hotel on the mainland, and is served by a small taxi boat. The hotel is for adults only and has only 36 guest rooms mostly over water bungalows. These are well fitted...

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Ia Orana thank you for sharing your experience at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island! We are very delighted that you had a Magnifique and unique stay in our little piece of paradise. We will consider your feedback about the food in order to improve our guests experience. We hope to welcome you back soon! Mauruuru !

Seattle, Wa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff was unfailingly kind and helpful. Airport transport worked just as it should. We thought the bungalow was very nice and comfortable. I guess maybe there are some slightly worn spots but to call the bungalow "run down" as some other reviewers do seems way off base. This is a room that you are going to drip saltwater on and...

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Ia Orana thank you for sharing your experience at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island! We are very delighted that you enjoyed your stay in our little piece of paradise. Please, be sure that we are considering your feedbacks about the food in order to improve our guests experience. We hope to welcome you back soon! Mauruuru!

Ocean Springs, Mississippi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sofitel needs to give some serious attention to this property!! Our visit followed a fantastic 5 night stay at Hilton Moorea which obviously set the bar too high. The boat taxi from the airport island was chaotic, we felt during most of the ride. that we would be dumped into the ocean while the driver and the porter swirled, giggled...

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for taking the time to share your experience at the Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island. Your comment is very important to us. Please, be sure that we will consider each point you mentionned in order to improve our guests experience. We would like to sincerely apologize for any inconvience your had during your stay. Maururu.

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in bungalow 107, the end of the walk-way, with the most fabulous sun rise and view of the main land one could dream about. The bungalow was great! Included hot pot w/coffee or tea, a mini bar with soda, water & beer. The food in restaurant was very good also. Prices were high, but you're in French Polynesia,...

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Ia Orana and thank you for sharing your experience at Sofitel Bora Bora! We are very delighted that you had a Magnifique and unique stay in our little piece of paradise. We hope to welcome you back soon! Mauruuru !

Ventura, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First let me say that when a resort is charging upwards of $700 USD per night for a room the expectations are fairly high, as they should be. Unfortunately, Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island didn’t meet our expectations for this price point. The Bad: • As other reviewers have pointed out, our bungalow was fairly run down and in need...

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for taking the time to share your experience at the Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island. Your comment is very important to us.Please, be sure that we will consider each point you mentionned in order to improve our guests experience. We would like to sincerely apologize for any inconvience your had during your stay. Maururu.

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  • Beachfront
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Overlooking one of the most beautiful lagoons in the world, Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island is located in the heart of the exceptional Matira Bay, nestled on a private islet facing the main island of Bora Bora. A secret hideaway where you can enjoy a peaceful and romantic retreat, regenerate yourself and savour the exquisite feeling of being at home on your own private island. This boutique hotel is emphasizing privacy and intimacy to create a unique experience in the heart of native vegetation surrounded by turquoise water and beautiful coral gardens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island

Address: BP 516, 98730, French Polynesia
Region: French Polynesia > Society Islands > Bora Bora
Price Range: $698 - $1,289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island 4.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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“Near coral gardens for best sunset views.”
  • Overwater bungalow room
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Desiraprewitt, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“Splurge on the over water bungalows. None of them are bad.”
diveonSt_Charles, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“EVERY bungalow is great! No bad locations”
32807, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“Bungalow 115 is over deeper water, faces the water and Mt. Otemanu”
CAB_0407, 5 May 2017 | Read review
“There are 31 bungalows available -- 20 over the water and 11 in the garden. I don't think there is any "bad" bungalow here.”
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AvgMom2Travel, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
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