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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I traveled here for our honeymoon in late October. As you are probably reading this after having read dozens of reviews deciding on which resort to pick, I'll give some highlights that I did not see (or weren't clear) in other reviews. - Yes, you do get a mini-bar that is refilled daily. It contains a Hinano...

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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 in Sofitel Private Island! We are very delighted that you enjoyed your stay in our little piece of paradise. Please, be sure that we will take your feedbacks about the staff in consideration in order to improve our guests experience. We look forward to welcome you back again. Mauruuru !

Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Sofitel Bora Bora was simply beyond words. We travel very often and I have never been at a resort that virtually kept me speachless the enitre trip because of the out of this world beauty and peacefulness that it exuded. We traveled the first week of March 2017 and we booked through Costco travel. Our trip included airfare from CA...

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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 Private Island! We are very delighted that you enjoyed your stay in our little piece of paradise. Please, be sure that we will take your feedback in consideration in order to improve our guests experience. Thank you again for sharing your experience, we were very delighted to host...

Kiev, Ukraine
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we arrived from the airport and stepped ashore we knew our stay was going to be fabulous. Its just the way we were welcomed by the staff. Tania from reception was there at the pier and greeted us in such a very friendly way. She explained everything about the resort and allocated us a very nice bungalow....

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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! Please, be sure that we will take your feedbacks in consideration in order to improve our guests experience. We were very delighted to host you and we look forward to welcome you back again! Maururu !

Reviewed 1 week ago

Where do I start? Lets start with the positives of this island. I have been to Bora Bora 4 times now. The resorts I have been to are: Le Meridien, Le Moana, Pearl resort and now the Bora Bora Softiel Private Island. I would say out of all of them the Private Island resort had the best view. I was...

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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 private Island! Please, be sure that we will take your feedbacks about the staff in consideration in order to improve our guests experience. We were very delighted to host you and we look forward to welcome you back again! Maururu !

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here 4 nights in a over water bungalow and had a wonderful experience. The hotel is in some need of refrechment but everything works just fine. This is a small island, you can walk around it in 20 min. But it is very beautiful, and there are a lot of fish and corals everywhere. We were greated with...

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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! We were very delighted to host you and we look forward to welcome you back again! Maururu !

New Brunswick, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone working on the private island was very nice, extremely caring and very happy that we took time to visit their island. We are still amazed by their natural kindness. My husband started a cold while on our vacation, and when the waitress saw that, she offered him tips on a drink to help with his cold and even went...

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

Ia Orana, thank you for taking the time to share your experience at the Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, we very much appreciate your comments. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that it will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive...

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A WOW environment rightfully rated five star doesn’t automatically cover the ratings for the upkeep of the accommodation of the hotel! Having taken a catamaran charter around the Island we arrived excited to finish our vacation on this little gem of a piece of land in the middle of the turquoise dream lagoon. A real sight upon arriving! But there...

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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 take in consideration each point you mentionned in order to improve our guests experience. We would like to sincerely apologize for any inconvenience you had during your stay. Thanks...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for 3 days in February 2017. No doubt, the location of the hotel in the blue lagoon and the set-up of the bungalows is great. But a self called luxury hotel should provide luxurious service. Here this place failed. Not clean, not cared, not well maintained. Staff (apart from some exceptions) is not well trained and not attentive....

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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 take into consideration each point you mentionned in order to improve our guests experience. We would like to sincerely apologize for any inconvenience you had during your stay. Thanks...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at the Sofitel as a part of a group of travel professionals sponsored by the Tahiti Tourism boards annual trip. This property was literally at the top of my list of recommended places to stay. The sunset from the hill top is unparalleled in Bora Bora. The fire dancers at dinner were really some of the best I...

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Ia Orana and thank you for sharing your experience in Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island! 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!

Wisconsin
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The title says it all. You can view pictures and videos all day long, but until you are there, you have no idea what this place truly is. The water and the mountain backdrop will leave you breathless. It feels like you are on another planet! Though this is a resort, often times we felt like we were the only...

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Ia Orana and thank you for sharing your Magnifique experience at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island! We were very delighted to host you! It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that it will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
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  • Spa
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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: $668 - $1,093 (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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#5 On the Beach Hotel in Bora Bora
#5 Luxury Hotel in Bora Bora
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“All the bunglaws provide an excellent view”
  • view of the back of bungalow 122
 of 5 bubbles 183rays, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I would choose bungalow 105, its high and the views of the sea are stunning. The sunrise lits the sky as if it's water colour painted.”
 of 5 bubbles EYEKLIK, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 101 back side of island, semi-over water. Gives you the full lagoon view. Very private, right by the coral gardens.”
  • shark outfront of our deck
  • view from room 101
 of 5 bubbles Ericaboo, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“OWB 129 is the best; end of pier, sunset+direct view of Mount Otemanu, waist deep water+stingrays that swim underneath every night!”
 of 5 bubbles Splashingaround, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Over water bungalow a must. All looked good, but maybe request a room at the end of the pier.”
 of 5 bubbles nathan805, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
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