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Auckland, New Zealand
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259 reviews
76 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Our superior bungalow next to the water was fabulous. The bar meals ( you don't need to wait for dinner later) were excellent and much less expensive. There was a good selection of wines and cocktails. The star attraction was the staff. The lovely smiling faces of the Tahitians, always there to help with a huge smile. They were smart,... More 

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort, responded to this review

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

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34 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Pros: food taste good in both private island dinner and the bar on the main island side, hotel design being seen from outside is great. Some staff are very helpful and nice Cons: 1) the room inside is lack of maintenance: water bungalow terrace door and even the room door lock are not working.u can simply push to open anytime(... More 

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort, responded to this review

Iaorana from Bora Bora. Thank you for taking time to share with us your experience during your stay in our Resort. Please on behalf of the team at Sofitel Bora Bora Marara, I wish to present our most sincere apologies for the regrettable experience you incurred as a guest on our resort. I thank you for your feedback, of which... More 

Galesburg, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We were very happy with our choice for our honeymoon. We had booked a lagoon-view bungalow, and we were very surprised when we realised that we actually were just over the water. Such a bonus! Our bungalow was fantastic, the view stunning and overall service great. The pool is definitely a plus, and the bar served nice food/cocktails. We were... More 

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort, responded to this review

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

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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Went there with friends and thought that Sofitel has always exemplary service. Absolutely service from the Restaurant is totally a crap. I will not recommend it nor going back there again. We considered it as the reputation of Sofitel back home is excellent. Apparently not all the hotels holding the brand has the same service. The money is not worth... More 

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort, responded to this review

Iaorana from Bora Bora. Thank you for taking time to share with us your experience during your stay in our Resort. Please on behalf of the team at Sofitel Bora Bora Marara, I wish to present our most sincere apologies for the regrettable experience you incurred as a guest on our resort. I thank you for your feedback, of which... More 

Porto Alegre, RS
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103 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This hotel is located in a very nice place in a wonderfull beach. The rooms are big and confortable, the bathroom is of a good size, the restaurant is good and the breakfast is very good. The bridges and balconys need better maintainance.

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Iaorana and thank you for sharing your experience in Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort ! More 

Los Angeles, California
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30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Before I begin writing this review, I wanted to provide some brief history regarding this resort and island. It is my understanding that The Sofitel Marara Bora Bora is the second oldest hotel in Bora Bora. Hotel Bora Bora, the island’s first hotel, had previously gone out-of-business, is now under consideration for revitalization, restoration and planning to return to business.... More 

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort, responded to this review

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

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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I visited the resort as a guest with a $50 day pass while visiting Bora Bora by cruise ship. This included lunch and access to the pool/beach and towels. The original design of the resort was beautiful, but the property hasn't been maintained. I was surprised at how shabby and in need of TLC this "luxury" property was. The pool... More 

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort, responded to this review

Iaorana from Bora Bora. Thank you for taking time to give us your feedback of your Day Pass at sofitel Marara Beach Resort. We were very delighted to host you and we are very sorry that you did encounter some conveniences, your opinion is very important as it allows us to improve our guests' experience. Mauruuru. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

My wife and I had a beachfront bungalow which was fabulous with a great swimming beach right infront. The beach at Sofitel Moorea not nearly as good as here. Very friendly, helpful staff but our main criticisms are very basic breakfast for the top dollars we are paying; The events reception desk which is in an excellent location for assisting... More 

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort, responded to this review

Iaorana from Bora Bora. Thank you for taking time to give us your feedback during your stay at sofitel Marara Beach Resort. We were very delighted to host you and thank you again for all the positive points you have mentionned in your comment. We are very sorry that you did encounter some conveniences, your opinion is very important as... More 

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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

First, the good news: the service is excellent, and the dining area is top notch. Everything else, though... The room furnishings and beach equipment are a little dated and could use repairs. There's nothing that can really be done about the location, though. The beach is small, and the swimming area next to it is tiny due to boat traffic.... More 

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Iaorana de Bora Bora. Merci d'avoir pris le temps de nous partager votre expérience lors de votre séjour au Sofitel... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This hotel was a huge let down for me!!!! My husband and I stayed there for our honeymoon in an over water bungalow. We were the most excited about this hotel because it looked so nice. There over water bungalows are just barely over water. Most nice over water bungalows have a pier that jets out from the island and... More 

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort, responded to this review

Iaorana from Bora Bora ! Thank you for your opinion which is very important for us. I assure you that our main goal is that our customers leave with stars in their eyes and that they are especially charmed by the friendliness and warmth of Polynesian. We really want that customers live Polynesian dream. We are pleased to read that... More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort is located on the island of Bora Bora in the heart of the exceptional Matira Bay. The island of Bora Bora is encircled by a protective necklace of coral. Breathtaking lush mountains provide a dramatic backdrop for the luminous turquoise, lapis and aquamarine of the sheltered lagoon. There is something truly unique about Bora Bora, with its sugary sands, rugged mountains, vivid blues, lush greens and soothing lagoon waters that make it the most romantic destination in the world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort

Address: BP 6, Nunue, 98730, French Polynesia
Region: French Polynesia > Society Islands > Bora Bora
Price Range: ₹ 17,998 - ₹ 25,907 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 55
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Also Known As:
Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach And Private Island Hotel Bora Bora
Sofitel Bora Motu Private Island
Accor Bora Motu Private Island
Bora Bora Sofitel
Sofitel Motu Bora Bora
Hotel Style:
#7 Spa Hotel in Bora Bora
#9 Luxury Hotel in Bora Bora
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Bora Bora
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“Always choose over-water bungalow or lagoon view bungalow”
 of 5 bubbles krisnat2015, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go out in the water further for more quite bungalows.”
 of 5 bubbles Burgh-Birdman, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you want to sleep in and not hear ukuleles get a bungalow further along the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles jillj531, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Bungalows 49 and lower are located closer to the center of the hotel and their activities”
 of 5 bubbles EZTravelGIG, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay in over water bungalow #45!!”
 of 5 bubbles R081n8, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
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