We stayed at this lovely hotel for ten days.
The staff were very friendly, attentive and helpful, and all arrangements/requests were efficiently attended to.
We had nice treatments at the spa, the room had a pool literally a few steps away while the beach was just twenty yards away. We had some nice meals and plenty of enjoyable evenings at the bar with a range of entertainment. The hotel laid on complementary shuttle transport to the sister hotel, the Prince Maurice, as well so we could eat at their floating restaurant one evening.
We visited Mont Choissy and also took a catamarran to Iles De Serf. Nice days out.
Anon from London
Golf resort set in a 150-hectare nature reserve, situated by a 2-kilometre white-sand beach on the island’s east coast …More
The location and facilities at the Hotel were excellent, the food, entertainment and the service were exceptional and I cannot find fault the Hotel in any way. In my opinion it's only the size of the beach that stops this being a 4-5 star hotel. My wife and I were on our honeymoon and we were on an all inclusive package which suited us perfectly as the local Beer and Wine were very good. This hotel is ideal for couples looking for a quiet, relaxed vacation, and anyone viewing this hotel via trip advisor can be confident the hotel looks exactly as It is portrayed. I would also recommend the Veranda Paul & Virginie Hotel to anyone who is looking for a Hoeymoon location.
Dehra and Alan from London, UK
Veranda Palmar Beach Hotel and Spa.Bordered by a pristine beach that stretches endlessly along the islands beautiful …More
The best resort I have ever been to.
Rooms are very comfy
The staff are the best, they are very friendly
They made my stay so happy and comfortable.
Attention to every details.
Daycare with friendly staff.
Movie show at night
Music and show
Beach very clean
Again the best part of this hotel was the amazing staff
I would go back in a heartbeat
moria from Jeddah
Resort hotel comprising thatched villas in lush gardens on white sandy beach overlooking blue lagoon on east of Mauritius …More
We stayed at hotel Emeraude, Room 202, in June 2014.
We stayed for ten days, and we had friends nearby.
Hotel Emeraude is on the east coast of Mauritius, and is ideally situated for those wishing for the benefit of Mauritian beaches.
Upon arrival, we were greeted with fresh cold drinks by hotel staff, which was nice. I enjoyed the continental breakfasts each day. We chose for half board as we would be seeing our friends quite a lot of the time.
The hotel staff were very friendly, and the manager was frequently on site, and very friendly. The hotel has two swimming pools, a games room with pool, and a great cocktail bar. There is also a spa. The beach is connected to the main belle mare beach, but the section in front of the hotel is for guests only, and is well maintained. We particularly enjoyed the free glass bottom boat and snorkelling trip from the hotel's diving centre; plenty to do.
Our stay coincided with the 2014 world cup, and we watched a few games in the bar, on a large projected screen.
We intend to use this hotel again; the level of quality service we experienced is among the best we gave had.
Making frequent visits to Mauritius to visit family we know the Island well and a variety of Hotels. We chose The Residence for a 'week of total relaxation' and were not disappointed.
As is typical of Mauritius we were greeted with a warm smiles and the best of welcomes.
The ambiance of the Hotel reflects a Colonial past, with an array of historical photographic prints on the walls which give an insight into the countries past, beautiful public spaces and awe inspiring views.
As you walk around the hotel every staff member you meet greets you with a traditional Namaste (palms together in greeting), which adds to the sense of peace and calm.
The facilities are excellent, a lovely pool area, beautifully maintained gardens and excellent restaurants, we particularly enjoyed our visits to 'The Plantation' situated away from the main Hotel in the gardens overlooking the sea.
The Spa facilities were excellent and a must to enhance the overall experience.
Bev & Tony from UK
Like leafing through the pages of an old photo album The Residence Mauritius awakens a nostalgic feeling... Although only …More
This hotel is exceptionally well priced. Staff is friendly. Our room was neatly done over and flowers were arranged on arrival. Cleaning was done every day. Food was also excellent and well priced.
Can definitely recommend this hotel.
We have a family of 3 and really enjoyed our holiday at Long Beach with plenty for all the family. Rooms and pool areas are fantastic and children really liked the teen club and water sports. Service was a little variable with some excellent staff but others less so - this was improving even during the 10 days we stayed. Personally I would say the resort lacks a really good French restaurant rather than both Japanese and Chinesr restaurants. The Italian was excellent.
We were asked to move our car three times on arrival in the large, empty carpark as apparently one area was saved for taxis, another for staff and a third for a wedding. Every evening they changed their minds as to which of the empty slots was OK to stay in.
Check-in was poor as we were left in the bar areas without a drink for 20 minutes not knowing what was happening.
The first room we were moved to was next to a fence to a public areas with really loud music playing so we had to ask to be moved.
Food was average at best and, where not included, very overpriced compared to much better restaurants across the island.
Drinks were expensive (150 Rs for 1 litre of water) but it was not permitted to bring your own.
The advertised wi-fi was only in the bar area. It 'worked' about 25% of the time and even then was intermittent and only 0.1Mbps (slow!).
The advertised satellite TV was three local and very poor channels which were unwatchable.
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