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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We would thoroughly recommend this island to couples and adult groups. We were there for our honeymoon and chose the island as it had its own house reef and was reasonably priced (for the Maldives). For those that have said this resort is expensive and overpriced, people should take into account that everything and I mean everything has to be...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My Wife & I have just returned from a 7 night stay at Ellaidhoo Maldives - we arrived from London via Dubai on Saturday 11th of February. This was our 6th holiday to The Maldives and our 2nd stay at a Cinnamon resort. Transfer fro the airport took 62 minutes in the hotel speedboat, although our return transfer 7 nights...

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2Thank GarySkuse
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had 2 weeks on this wonderful island from 27th Jan, and had a fantastic stay. We travelled by seaplane both ways, didn't fancy the risk of a choppy speedboat ride, and the view of the islands as you fly over from Male is amazing. We have visited other islands in the Maldives, and found Ellaidhoo to be very good...

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Guest Relations Executive at Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon, responded to this review

Dear Guest, A fantastic day from the sunny side of life! We do appreciate you for taking time & sharing your experiences here on trip advisor based on your recent visit. Having read all your detailed review it is such a joy to hear that you had a great relaxing holiday here at Ellaidhoo- Maldives by Cinnamon. We try our...

Delhi
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Got upgraded from speed boat to Sea Plane which took about 45 minutes to get there Resort is very good and Beach Bungalows are nice ... bang on beach, must opt for 301 to 311 which are on the beach actually, we were in 315 which is also a beach bungalow but it's not a beach but sea is front...

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1Thank Ram1975
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is not the beautiful island paradise I expected, it has a wall right around the island which totally spoils the view, and there is no Coral left inside the wall so it all looks a little bland ! The sand is shipped in and is not the soft white stuff you sink into but quite coarse and thinly spread...

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Guest Relations Executive at Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon, responded to this review

Dear Guest, A fantastic day from the sunny side of life! We do appreciate you for taking time & sharing your experiences here on trip advisor based on your recent visit. We are deeply saddened to learn that the island itself was not up to your expectation and so as the products that we offer. Since Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent a gorgeous 10 days on this island. We had a fabulous time. I loved the island which was not too large and it had an intimate feel. We had a water bungalow which was large, light and spotless clean. We had clean towels, pool towels and bedding every day along with plenty of bottles of water. Also not...

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Guest Relations Executive at Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon, responded to this review

Dear Guest, A fantastic day from the sunny side of life! We do appreciate you for taking time & sharing your experiences here on trip advisor based on your recent visit. It is such a delight to hear that you had ten gorgeous days spent here at Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon. The island itself is blessed with abundant marine lives...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our fifth time in the Maldives, but the first time with our children who are now teenagers. We stayed over New Year and had a fantastic stay. The speedboat transfer was fine on arrival, if slightly choppy, but was flat calm on the way back. On arrival, despite having booked beach bungalows, we were given water bungalows for...

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Guest Relations Executive at Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon, responded to this review

Dear Guest, A fantastic day from the sunny side of life! We do appreciate you for taking time & sharing your experiences here on trip advisor based on your recent visit. It is inspiring to learn that you have a fantastic holiday together with your family whilst your stay. New Year’s celebration is truly wonderful especially if you spend it...

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We selected Ellaidhoo by searching both for the best house reefs in the Maldives, and for the best budget locations, and this was the one island that showed up on both searches. We were not disappointed. It's a sold 3-star experience: not too flashy, not overly done, but perfectly comfortable and reasonable. The food was a little hit or miss,...

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Guest Relations Executive at Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon, responded to this review

Dear Guest, A fantastic day from the sunny side of life! We do appreciate you for taking time & sharing your experiences here on trip advisor based on your recent visit. It is overwhelming to know that you have enjoyed and was satisfied with your stay. The Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon itself is indeed blessed with abundant marine lives and...

Hampshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The island was lovely but there was only a small portion with a proper beach. On the remainder of the island there were trees/bushes and a small beach area with a sea wall. This meant that the sun was only on that part of the island for about two hours after which it was hidden by the trees. It was...

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Guest Relations Executive at Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon, responded to this review

Dear Guest, A fantastic day from the sunny side of life! We do appreciate you for taking time & sharing your experiences here on trip advisor based on your recent visit. We are delighted to know that you have had a lovely time during your stay. We thank you for your pleasant review about Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon and for...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The speedboat ride was not so good as the sea was so rough. but that is the only negative about the trip to ellaidhoo by cinnamon. Beautiful relaxing holiday.so cool and calm.husband enjoyed snorkeling immensely as lot of fish and corals. u could see fish even by just wading. staff are lovely and great service. stayed in water villa 414....

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Dear Guest, A fantastic day from the sunny side of life! We do appreciate you for taking time & sharing your experiences here on trip advisor based on your recent visit. We are delighted to know that you had a beautiful relaxing holiday here with us at Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon. The Maldives is home to various marine lives and...

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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon, like all nature's wonders, is blessed with a spectacular offering for marine enthusiasts, is known the world over as the dive island in the Maldives.In the shade. Under the palms. On the Beach. Over the water. There are plenty of stylish types of living spaces to choose from at Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon. The 112 rooms are delightfully designed to blend in with the tropical backdrop and its natural environment.A stunning location combined with star-class facilities and outstanding levels of service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon

Address: Ellaidhoo Island (Formerly Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo)
Region: Maldives > Alifu Atoll > North Ari Atoll > Ellaidhoo Island
Price Range: ₹ 17,048 - ₹ 50,475 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon 4*
Number of rooms: 112
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Also Known As:
Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo Hotel North Ari Atoll
Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo Resort
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“Spend a little bit more to have the water bungalow to gain the full Maldives experience.”
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 of 5 bubbles coralreef28, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Water bungalows have more breeze and less mosquitoes. Wonderful to look out to sea from balcony and bed !”
 of 5 bubbles janelX3020CE, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“DependS on the time of year, but we travelled in December. Rooms on the west and south side were sheltered from the sometimes brisk winds.”
 of 5 bubbles Awaken89, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The best beach bungalows were between 302 - 310”
 of 5 bubbles HampshireDolphin, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles ahappytraveller2017, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
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