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Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island

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Reviewed 1 December 2016

The staff is very friendly. The overwater bungalows are great. Only book these, the land bungalows are not quite as nice. There are a lot of reefs to snorkel. The reef at the end of the resort is the best I have ever seen and I have snorkeled and dive all over the world. There are so many fish you...

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

Iaorana 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 !

North Carolina
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We had a wonderful experience at the Sofitel Private Island! Immediately upon arriving in Bora Bora, we were met by a staff member at the airport who directed us to our boat transfer. At our arrival, there was a gentleman playing music and a staff member at the dock to meet us with a fresh coconut and moist towel. Check...

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

Iaorana 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 for your honeymoon ! We hope to welcome you back soon ! Mauruuru !

Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I have to say all the hype lives up to the chatter about the bora bora water. My wife and myself just got back from our honeymoon from bora bora and I have to say that the entire trip was great from finish to end. The only thing that was a pain in the rear was the flights. We first...

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

Iaorana 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 !

Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

We were here April 2014 and it was money spent well. Others may complain but to us it was heaven. We stayed at one of the over water bungalow and I have no regret whatsoever. When we got off the plane you can immediately spot the booth for Sofitel and from there they will direct you boat taxi. They have...

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

Iaorana 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 ! Thank you for your amazing description of our little piece of Paradise ! Maururu !

Saratoga Springs, New York
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Great location...more secluded and private than the other resorts but still very convenient to take advantage of all that Bora Bora has to offer. Room was very nice and well maintained and most of the overwater bungalows have an excellent view of the mountain and lagoons. The location of the resort greatly reduces the exposure to much of the boat...

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Iaorana and thank you for sharing your experience in Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island ! We are very delighted that you have found your Paradise in Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island. All our teams would like to thank you for such a fantastic feedback. Maururu maitai and looking forward to welcome you again !

Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We came to the private island for our honeymoon. We expected something beautiful and unique but it truly surprised us the beauty and comfort of the overwater bungalows and the view, the view is worth every penny spent. We will come back on our tenth year anniversary.

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

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

This resort helped make our trip to French Polynesia one of our favorites. Excellent service from the time you arrive until the moment you leave, breathtaking views of the water and the landscape on the mainland, world-class snorkeling and reef on the back of the island, and beautiful over water bungalows, which I recommend you get. Don't settle for room...

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

Many thanks for your great comment and for sharing your experience at Sofitel Private Island, we want to make this place So special because it is a So special place to be. Few people have the chance in life to experience such a magnifique Private Island and we are happy that you could join this very exclusive "club" . Mauruuru...

Fargo, North Dakota
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this resort in an overwater bungalow for 4 nights. Upon arrival we were greeted at the dock with a lei and fresh wash cloth as well as a fruity drink. Check in went very quickly and smoothly and our room was ready before the check in time which was very nice. Accommodations were nice. As others mentioned...

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

Thank you for sharing your experience ! We are very delighted that you have found your Paradise in Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island. All our teams would like to thank you for such a fantastic feedback. Maururu maitai and come back soon !

Atascadero, California
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The kindest, friendliest, genuine staff I have ever met, truly. Treated like king and queen. Exceptional grounds. Immediate private boat service to and from main land included. Espresso maker in room.

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

Iaorana and thank you for your Magnifique share of experience ! Your description of the Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island is perfect, and all our team and Ambassadors are so proud and happy thanks to your feedback. We are very delighted that you had enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to see you soon ! Thank you,...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I would give 4.5 half stars which isn't an option so I'm going with 5 because in all honesty there isn't much to complain about. It was a unique experience. We stayed 6 nights.The place was beautiful and yes the water really was 3 shades of blue/green.No filter needed. Gorgeous flowers everywhere(frangipani is heavenly!) and overall place is simply magical.Love...

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

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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 

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Address: BP 516, 98730, French Polynesia
Region: French Polynesia > Society Islands > Bora Bora
Price Range: $672 - $1,106 (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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“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.”
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  • 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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