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Peshawar, Pakistan
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome out of world. Nice and cooperative staff to take care of....location is excellent, close to airport. Nice swimming pool wonderful food nice spa. Excellent beach rooms are excellent with all facilties. You can opt for different excursion trips of your choice. Was amazing trip and will confidently recommend!!!!

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Bandosmv, General Manager at Bandos Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Fakher K, Greetings from Bandos Maldives. And thank you for your 5 star rating and review. We are happy to know that you had an awesome experience with us! Since we strive to always provide an excellent holiday experience, we are pleased to know that you enjoyed our pool, spa and dining facilities and that we met your expectations...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 21 October 2016

If for nothing else stay at Bandos for the house reef. Its just fantastic and the corals and marine life is breath taking. We were lucky to see Mantas , turtles and sharks as well. It is well located from other good reefs as well . The presidential suite is really luxurious and has a lovely open deck. The Thai...

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Bandosmv, General Manager at Bandos Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Tulika K, Greetings from Bandos Maldives. And thank you for your 5 star rating and review. We are happy to know that you had a memorable stay with us, especially while enjoying our amazing house reef. Do visit us again sometime and experience the island of hospitality’s blissful world away from the hurly-burly of daily life. We’ll be sure...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Was due to go on a Liveaboard the following week so visited Bandos to recover from jet lag before the cruise. Chose Bandos as it is a mere 15 minute speedboat ride from the airport on Hulhule. Golf buggy ride after check-in to the room. The island is relatively small and easy to navigate. I was given a room really...

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Bandosmv, General Manager at Bandos Maldives, responded to this review

Dear lostsoul2015, Greetings from Bandos Maldives. And thank you for your review. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us, especially the facilities offered by our Dive Centre, Orchid Spa and F&B outlets. Although our main Gallery Restaurant is located inland we also have 3 more dining outlets with a sea view including Sea Breeze Café,...

Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

As a busy family man I need time to unwind, but I cannot sit still too long. The resort was very good for snorkelling, (also diving...if that's your thing), boat trips and of course R&R. Island is just about big enough for a 15 minute stroll around the edge and is enjoyable as they keep it as natural as possible...

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Bandosmv, General Manager at Bandos Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Paul B, Greetings from Bandos Maldives. And thank you for your kind review. It is our pleasure to know that we were able to help you relax and get comfortable on your well-earned retreat. Your feedback on our dive/snorkeling, the excursions and our dining facilities are significant for the improvements we wish to make for a better guest experience....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Loved spending a week here albeit it rained heavy almost every day...monsoon season..my fault, I should have checked. Staff were amazing, food was to die for. Spa was a delight albeit not the cheapest. However, child friendly as they get which is why we chose this island. Not a mistake - go here if you have children!

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Dear Kris K, Greetings from Bandos Maldives. And thank you for your 5 star rating and amazing review especially on our dining and Spa facilities. We are excited to know that you and your family enjoyed a memorable stay with us! We shall convey your gratitude to everyone who made it possible. We can’t wait to see you and your...

Qatar
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We stayed fro 5 nights during the 2nd week in September with the all-inclusive package. Pros: Staff - always courteous, helpful and friendly, especially Lamha and her colleagues in the kids club who looked after our daughter. Likewise the staff in Gallery restaurant, pool bar and the Sand bar who were all great. Food - we ate at the Gallery...

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Bandosmv, General Manager at Bandos Maldives, responded to this review

Dear JackoIreland, Greetings from Bandos Maldives. Thank you for your review. We are happy that you enjoyed your dining experiences and spa services as well as our entertainment activities. We are also delighted to hear that the services provided by our associates were up to your expectation. We shall convey your gratitude to Lamha and her colleagues at Kokko Club,...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We really enjoyed our stay here at Bandos ! We had just a few days to spend here so we want to choose a resort with a shorter boat ride to and from the airport Bandos is only about 20 minute boat ride so it was easy. From the moment we saw the staff member at the airport on arrival...

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Bandosmv, General Manager at Bandos Maldives, responded to this review

Dear travelapple, Greetings from Bandos Maldives, and thank you for your lovely review! We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your time here with us. Thank you for your amazing review especially on our accommodation, dining and excursions facilities. We shall convey your gratitude to Dilon and everyone else who made your stay memorable. As always we try to...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We were greeted by front desk manager Ibrahim who were to kind to make sure that our stay in Bandos are relaxing and enjoyable. Quite beautiful beach as you can see from the pictures. The services were not perfect at Gallery restaurant buffet but overall most of stuffs were very kind and helpful, so I dont have much complain here....

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Bandosmv, General Manager at Bandos Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Hms, Greetings from Bandos Maldives and we are very pleased to know that you and your wife had a very pleasant experience with us. We appreciate your feedback on our Gallery Restaurant, dining, spa and the excursions. We have also noted your concern about the service standard and rest assured will work on improving it in the future. We...

Dubai
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Visited Bandos resort this month on our 7th wedding anniversary. The resort is just 15mins speed boat ride from the airport. The rooms are spacious and the beach was beautiful with clear water..also the island was clean with not much mosquito. They have 5 restaurants including 1 where buffet is served ( gallery). The customer service was excellent and the...

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Bandosmv, General Manager at Bandos Maldives, responded to this review

Dear lallzddf, Greetings from Bandos Maldives, and thank you for your review! We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your time here with us. It is unfortunate but we would like to highlight that the transfer cost information is shown when our guests make their reservations online through our affiliated OTAs. Of course an alternative option of hiring a...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We chose Bandos Maldives as their website portrayed an island that catered to Families very well and offered a great snorkelling experience on their house reef. They did not disappoint. We enjoyed 4 nights on Bandos, the service was excellent, the food was fresh and tasty and our bungalow was fantastic. We were upgraded to a better villa without asking,...

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Dear Lukesimonphotog, We are pleased to have had you and your family stay with us for your vacation! Thank you for your review. It makes us happy to hear that you and your family had a great time with us and that we lived up to your expectations as a family friendly resort. We appreciate your feedback on our house...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Not wishing to rest on the laurels of our existing achievements, Bandos Maldives had in the past year undertaken a major refurbishment project with the intention of transforming ourselves into a hotel that is truly reflective of the times. Careful consideration however, was given at all times to ensure that the old-world refinement for which the island has a reputation remained uncompromised. Under the project, major facelifts have been given to the front desk, lobby areas, shops, restaurants and bars and have furthermore commissioned a new swimming pool and additional accommodation facilities all of which perfectly blend with the island's tropical splendour and give visitors a taste of the Maldivian aesthetic. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bandos Maldives

Address: Bandos Island (Formerly Bandos Island Resort & Spa)
Region: Maldives > Kaafu Atoll > North Male Atoll > Bandos
Price Range: RM1,277 - RM2,704 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bandos Maldives 4*
Number of rooms: 215
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Also Known As:
Bandos Island Hotel Bandos
Bandos Island Resort Maldives
Bandos Island Maldives
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“All rooms are near the sea, near Dive school is closest to restaurants.”
 of 5 bubbles diannegarner13, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I have only used the standard rooms, but the beds comfy, rooms spacious”
 of 5 bubbles 582christinap, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“take your own snorkel and mask and remember your power adapters”
 of 5 bubbles Lukesimonphotog, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“go for Beach front Jacuzzi villa”
 of 5 bubbles SHARATR, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are water front, and close to the reception area, restaurants and bar.”
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 of 5 bubbles melindameijer, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
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