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Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort

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Caracas, Venezuela
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's is a 4 stars nice hotel, my overwater bungalow was ok for a couple. Really, it's wonderful place to do snorkeling, they have like a reef's garden around the bungalows. But a weird thing is to find "Roosters" on the property. "K" restaurant was open and it had a "Polynesian Style Cabaret Show" which was very nice and they...

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Didier L, Directeur général at Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort, responded to this review

Iaorana and thank you for sharing your Magnifique experience at Sofitel Moorea ! We were very delighted to host you and we look forward to welcome you back again ! You were lucky enough to attend our first cabaret evening show which will be held every third Friday of each month. We are very glad you had a great evening....

Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort was the first Polynesian resort I went to. I was impressed by the friendliness of the staff, cleanliness of the beach, quality of the food, and amazing views. I enjoyed great food and their infinity pool. It is a resort with an air of peace, delightful atmosphere, and perfect for a family vacation.

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Didier L, Directeur général at Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort, responded to this review

Iaorana and thank you for sharing your experience ! 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 !

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Perfect situated Hotel on a private Beach and Lagoon with reef and view to Tahiti. Very welcoming reception and very nice staff. We enjoyed our Beach Bungalow a lot and also the perfect service. Nice large breakfast and very good food in both restaurants. The kids also loved the hotel. We would recommend this hotel and always would return.

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Didier L, Directeur général at Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort, responded to this review

What a Magnifique share of experience ! Ia ora na and Mauruuru as we say in Tahitian, for taking the time of such nice comments and for having stay with us the entire team is proud to know that their efforts are well appreciated. All the team is very touched by your comment. We are very delighted that you had...

Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

If you are going to fly this far get the hut on the beach. We have a water room booked for later, but so far this is absolutely amazing. Our room is right on the beach with a balcony. The staff here are super helpful and nice. The breakfast buffet is great, and strangely enough the coffee in our room...

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Didier L, Directeur général at Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort, responded to this review

Ia ora na and Mauruuru as we say in Tahitian, for taking the time of such nice comments and for having stay with us the entire team is proud to know that their efforts are well appreciated. We take into consideration your remarks about the communication problems to improve our guests’ experience. We were very delighted to host you and...

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Wrapping up a visit with 6 couples. The hotel is a little worn down. All of us have had issues with locks not working on our rooms. Have been made to feel as though we are an intrusion not a guest. For the high price you pay to stay here expectations were high but even if they weren't they would...

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Didier L, Directeur général at Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mike S., Thank you for choosing Sofitel during your stay. Please, be sure that we will take in consideration each point you mentioned in your comment to improve our guests’ experience. We are very attached to the security aspect for our customers, it's why we can not accept unauthorized cars within our premises. This is only for the safety...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Currently into night 2 of a 3 night stay at Sofitel Moorea la Ora Beach Resort and finding the accommodations and staff supberb. Staying in a deluxe over the water bungalow, the room is spacious, clean and well maintained. A beautiful view of the beach to one side and Papeete on the other side. With a few steps down off...

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Didier L, Directeur général at Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort, responded to this review

What a Magnifique share of experience ! Ia ora na and Mauruuru as we say in Tahitian, for taking the time of such nice comments and for having stay with us the entire team is proud to know that their efforts are well appreciated. All the team is very touched by your comment. We are very delighted that you had...

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The over water bungalows are stunning and by far the best way to go. The resort is clean and beautifully kept. The staff are all beyond friendly and accommodating. The food is amazing, the breakfast is huge with something for everyone! The best thing about this place is how friendly everyone is. We will definitely be coming back!

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Didier L, Directeur général at Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort, responded to this review

Iaorana and thank you for sharing your Magnifique experience ! 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 !

Zürich
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The resort is ideally situated at a magnificent sandy beach with panoramic view to the island of Tahiti. Our spacious beach bungalow with a wonderful ocean view was located just adjacent to the beach. The nice sandy area in front of our bungalow was almost our private sector due to the fact that the shore is rather stretched and only...

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Didier L, Directeur général at Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort, responded to this review

What a Magnifique share of experience ! Ia ora na and Mauruuru as we say in Tahitian, for taking the time of such nice comments and for having stay with us the entire team is proud to know that their efforts are well appreciated. All the team is very touched by your comment. We take into consideration your remarks about...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 February 2017

This is a late review. I stayed here for our honeymoon and really did enjoy it. We are greeted with some gifts which was really nice. The rooms were big however didnt really look very 5 star however the location and over water bungalows were very nice. enjoyed our stay. not a lot of activities here though compared to other...

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Didier L, Directeur général at Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort, responded to this review

Iaorana and thank you for sharing your experience at the Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora ! We take into consideration your remarks to improve our guests’ experience. We were very delighted to host you and we hope to welcome you back soon ! Mauruuru !

Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I really wanted to love this hotel and had a nice stay overall but for being a 5-star resort for the price there's a lot to be desired. Pros: The rooms were quite nice, I had a beach bungalow, it was spacious, nice porch, no complaints other than the A/C didn't get quite as cold as I would like. The...

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Iaorana and thank you for sharing your experience at the Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora ! Thank you for your nice comment about our room and our Magnifique beach. We have noted all the points you have highlighted and we are sincerely sorry for not having met all your expectations. Thank you for your comment that allows us to put forward...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort is located on the North-East Coast of the island, just 5 minutes away from Temae airport, Vaiare ferries docks, the 18 holes international golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus®. This landmark hotel is built on the longest and most beautiful white sand beach of the island, within a protected marine area maintained by the CRIOBE®.From this hotel, guests have a unique panoramic view on the lagoon and the island of Tahiti. The hotel offers a wide range of accommodation with a total of 113 Luxury Bungalows located in the gardens, directly on the beach or over the water. Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora has the only Luxury Beach Bungalows on Moorea that have unobstructed views of the island of Tahiti, located directly on the beach. Historically, this hotel is the first of the island that built bungalows over the water. Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora has now the largest Luxury Overwater Bungalows in Moorea (83 sq. meters).Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora also features 1 Luxury Villa with 2 bedrooms (150 sq.meters). It has 2 bathrooms, 1 lounge, 1 deck and 1 outdoor jacuzzi®, with a direct access into the lagoon and panoramic views of the island of Tahiti.Dine in Polynesian authenticity at the Pure restaurant with outdoor terrace dining offering complimentary and traditional dance shows every night or choose the barefoot elegance of K restaurant, gourmet dining, feet in the sand experience, with a unique dance show.For light snacks and exotic cocktails or premium alcohols while admiring the view, try the Vue bar overlooking the infinity pool, the lagoon and Tahiti with weekly live concerts. For light snacks and exotic cocktails during a farniente day on the beach, only steps away from the lagoon, try the Beach bar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort

Address: B.P. 28, Moorea, Maharepa 98728, French Polynesia
Region: French Polynesia > Society Islands > Moorea > Maharepa
Price Range: ₹ 22,171 - ₹ 35,234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 112
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 of 5 bubbles EYEKLIK, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“207 was perfect and we will request again! See my review for further”
 of 5 bubbles Erin_leigh79, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Overwater bungalows are incredible!! Really big and you can just go for a swim from your room and relax on the terrace.”
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 of 5 bubbles Raki84, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Go for the outward facing over-water cabanas.”
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“Definitely a luxury beach bungalow”
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