We stayed at this hotel twice, one day before and one day after a sailing trip thru the Maldives. The hotel is in a great location, close to shops and the water. The rooms are wonderful and overlook the water. The staff of the hotel is fantastic. We were greated at the airport and transfered to the hotel. We arrive to the hotel and check in quickly. The staff gives us great directions to the town for dinner. In the morning we had to go to the India consolate to try to obtain visas. This turned out to be very complicated and we were unable to finish before the deadline. The hotel staff helped us put our package together, printing, copying, telling us where to get the photos... Then we we learned we missed the deadline they agreed to take the package over for us the next day. I have never had service like this at any hotel. They went above and beyond the call to duty and all with a pleasant, professional attitude. I would recommend this hotel for any visit into Male.
Claire from carolina beach nc
The Holiday Inn Male, opening in mid-2009, is located in the capital of Maldives. It is Male®s newest and tallest hotel …More
Perfect hotel close to the airport. Clean and comfortable and very reasonably priced. The staff at Hotel Octave are excellent - they collect you from the airport and drop you back off at no cost whatsoever and with a smile on their face. This involves a short ferry trip and then a short car journey therefore please tip - they're worth it!! We were upgraded and check in and check out was easy. Thank you to Hotel Octave for a nice first night in the Maldives!
Basic hotel in Male, Maldives. Outside of the main "touristy" area in Male, however given the island is so small, this made little difference. Everything was within a 5-10 minute walk.
Hotel was clean and comfortable, average 3 star rating.
Location is great and very pleasant staff and reasonable facilities. Lovely dining lounge overlooking sea.
Probs- not of the hotels making - Maldives ingeneral - , lax health and safety, everything priced (rip off prices) in US dollars. If you are in the middle of the pacific you are going to get fleeced - just be aware before you go and it will not spoil your holiday.
City airport hotel nestled in lush and tropical surroundings close to the sea and a ten minute boat ride from Maldives …More
They made my trip!
Quiet and calm location completely away from the chaos of Male City. It is reachable by a several minutes ferry ride.
Everyone of the staff is helpful, friendly, and happy to assist with any question or desire.
The breakfast is sufficient and the food offered for other meals is local and cooked very well.
The executive suite room that I syayed in was spotlessly clean with totally modern bathroom fixtures.
Its a new hotel, sort of cute. Beach is very close by. The staff Melannie, Kalandar, Raju, Badal are all very helpful & take very good care. The food is very good & service is quick. A good deal at that price.
They greeted us with smiles and are very friendly. Rooms are generally clean and cosy. The hotel doesn't have lifts because its just a few floors high. Walking distance to the public beach where the waters are as clear as ever! The surroundings are still under development; therefore you'll see some undeveloped sights. It is pretty hot so don't forget to bring shades!
We stayed at the Elite overnight before taking the various ferries to Maafushi. The staff were all helpful - not all understood English - the owner speaks very good English. Not too far from the airport - walkable I'd say but you're not allowed to walk through the airport so that wasn't a goer. We even went for a walk along the beach in the evening. The room was fine for an overnight but not sure it'd be good for a longer stay. Breakfast was ok too.
We stayed for 8 nights and had such a relaxing and enjoyable time. We stayed in a deluxe bungalow and it was a 5 second walk from the beach. The room was perfect and the outdoor shower amazing! Snorkelling with sharks was my favourite highlight.
Mike from London
Modern resort situated on a 48-acre circular island surrounded by crystal blue sea, four kilometres from Male …More
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