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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed three nights in the Spectacular water villa and two nights in the Fabulous water villa. This hotel is the most beautiful place I've ever been to and we are extremely thankful for the nice weather for the duration of our stay. However, we had a bad experience at the Fire Restaurant (buffet). At our first night, I was...

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Anton B, General Manager at W Maldives, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to review our hotel. We are sad to hear that we couldn’t exceed your expectation during your stay at W Maldives. However, we will communicate with in the team and will do our best to improve the service as these detail feedbacks will help us to improve the service day by day. Please stay...

Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were there for 5 nights. Forst night we were in a beach room which had a useless 2nd story with a swing couch. I assume you get the second story because you realize how crappy that location is compared to an over the water villa which we switched to for our last 4 nights. That room was magnificent with...

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Anton B, General Manager at W Maldives, responded to this review

Hi Mel, Thanks for taking the time to review our hotel. Please accept our apology for any inconvenience you have faced and we will do our best to improve the service day by day. Please stay connected with us on our Facebook or checkout our special offers on W Maldives website. We’ll be here when you’re ready to come back....

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

After a four hour flight from Singapore to Male you are whisked away from the airport to a private lounge near the seaplanes to wait for your 25 minute flight to the W Maldives. You notice immediately the care and professionalism of the staff and that will continue until they wave goodbye from the dock as your plane departs. This...

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Anton B, General Manager at W Maldives, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to review our hotel. We’re thrilled that you enjoy your experience with us again at W Maldives. When you are happy, we’re happy! As you know W Talents are always ready for the Whatever / Whenever service and know how to create a memorable experience for the guests. Thanks so much for the comment...

Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

arriving male by SQ from Singapore very late, then 1.5 hour speed boat. we got to the hotel around 1.30 am. exhausted, greeted by several nice staffs. by buggy we were escorted by very nicebutler directly to our fabulous lagoon oasis villa.. without fuzzy muzzy check in procedure, amazing clean room with spectacular view. as this is my second time...

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Anton B, General Manager at W Maldives, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to review our hotel. We’re thrilled that you enjoy your experience with us at W Maldives. When you are happy, we’re happy and we will be sure to pass along your compliments to our talents for their exceptional service in our luxury playground. Thanks so much for the comments about our Fabulous Lagoon Retreats....

Reviewed 14 October 2016

My husband and I went to W Maldives for our minimoon. We stayed in a water villa facing the lagoon and was able to snorkel right from our villa. W Maldives was a fantastic resort, but we found the service lacking - maybe because we experienced exceptional service at Lux Maldives which we stayed at right before travelling to W...

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HaroonMohamed, Director of Rooms at W Maldives, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to review our hotel. I am sorry to hear that you didn’t enjoy your stay due to the service level from some of our team members! Please accept our apology for the inconvenience you have faced. Also at the same time, thanks so much for the comment about Hassan and our house reef which...

FFM
Reviewed 9 October 2016

The W Maldives has been an exceptional experience! Anton Birnbaum and his team have been able to combine very high quality of venue, food choices with outstanding individual service. Whatever, Whenever might be a buzz-word slogan... the team on Fesdu-Island made it reality - independently if a request was placed 3 months before arrival via e-mail, or an immediate need.

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HaroonMohamed, Director of Rooms at W Maldives, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to review our hotel. We’re thrilled that you enjoy your experience with us at W Maldives. When you are happy, we’re happy! As you know W Talents are always ready for the Whatever / Whenever service and know how to create a memorable experience for the guests. Thanks so much for the comment about...

Muscat, Oman
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent rooms with every modern amenity and great sound system! Perfect small private pool but I preferred to step off the decking area and swim in the sea, with the stunning marine fish of beautiful colours. There is also a main pool by reception too, near the restaurants. In room dining is as good as it gets. Lovely beaches and...

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HaroonMohamed, Director of Rooms at W Maldives, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to review our hotel. We’re thrilled that you enjoy your experience with us at W Maldives. When you are happy, we’re happy! As you know W Talents are always ready for the Whatever / Whenever service and know how to create a memorable experience for the guests. Thanks so much for the comment about...

Melbourne
Reviewed 15 September 2016

It was so difficult to leave our Maldives home! There were tears in my eyes as the seaplane took off! We enjoyed our 5 nights stay in this luxury playground created by W. Maldives has so many choices but we are glad we chose the W. The staff were amazing and made us feel like we were part of the...

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HaroonMohamed, Director of Rooms at W Maldives, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to review our hotel. We’re thrilled that you enjoy your experience with us at W Maldives. When you are happy, we’re happy and we will be sure to pass along your compliments to our talents including Chunky and Honda! As you know W Talents are always ready for the Whatever / Whenever service and...

Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I visited W Maldives with my husband as his birthday present. Right from reservation to our arrival at male International Airport, we were treated to the best of services. Maldivian resorts are known for their extremely romantic over water villas. But what truly sets W apart, is how they blend modern architecture with romantic touches seamlessly. Being a vegetarian, I...

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Hi Rishika, Thanks for taking the time to review our hotel. We’re thrilled that you enjoy your experience with us at W Maldives. When you are happy, we’re happy and we will be sure to pass along your compliments to our talents including Chef Harpal, Mark and Chunky. Once again, thanks so much for the comment about the service and...

Siggiewi, Malta
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We recently got married and visited the maldives for the first time. A wonderful experience, made more so by the W hotel staff. It was really nice that all of them somehow knew our name and also our food allergies, thus making our visit wonderful. It is always nice to go in a location and the staff address you with...

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Hi Karl, Thanks for taking the time to review our hotel. We’re thrilled that you enjoy your experience with us at W Maldives. When you are happy, we’re happy and we will be sure to pass along your compliments to our talents. Our W Insider and friendly talents are the experts to make our guests stay personalized by using their...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
W Maldives is a private bespoke island paradise surrounded by white sandy beaches, turquoise lagoons and our very own house snorkeling coral reef surrounding the island that you can access straight from your room. Our 78 private suites all comes with a plunge pool and we also have Maldives only underwater bar/ lounge 15BELOW. ... more   less 

Additional Information about W Maldives

Address: 09110
Region: Maldives > Alifu Atoll > North Ari Atoll > Fesdhoo Island
Price Range: $1,627 - $4,321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — W Maldives 5*
Number of rooms: 78
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Also Known As:
w Retreat & Spa Maldives Hotel North Ari Atoll
w Retreat And Spa Maldives
w Retreat Hotel Maldives
w Retreat Resort Maldives
w Hotel Maldives
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“Fabulous Lagoon View for sure”
 of 5 bubbles billiballa, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“ห้องแบบ Spectacular Ocean Oasis ดูเป็นส่วนตัวดี จากห้องออกมาเจอปะการังเต็มเลยเหมาะกับคนที่ชอบดำน้ำดูปะการัง แต่ต้องระวังช่วงน้ำลงหน่อย”
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 of 5 bubbles jiraticious, 6 May 2016 | Read review
“106 - Beach Villa”
 of 5 bubbles shannonevans20, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Probably best to choose a Ocean Oasis Pool Villa that faces out to the ocean.”
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 of 5 bubbles prabhdyalsinghb, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Highly recommend an overwater bungalow on the lagoon side. Perfect for snorkelling”
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 of 5 bubbles thespgtraveler, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
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