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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just stayed 4 nights in a Luxury Overwater Bungalow and we've been spoilt! We also stayed at the Hilton during our trip and for those that are debating whether to stay at the Hilton or Sofitel hopefully this review will help you out. Whats great: - The beach here was better than the Hilton. Calm waters, especially during the...

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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 are very glad you had a great stay with us and we were very delighted to host you. We look forward to welcome you back again ! Maururu !

Carnoustie, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spend 4nights at the Sofitel on beautiful Moorea......for the cost of the hotel we were disappointed in the service.......very slow and the food was really a very boring menu didn't come all that way for hamburgers and lasagna........and expensive. The Vue Resturant was ok not memorable which is a shame. Disappointed to be charged for water and in your...

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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 spent a very good time with the guys in the dive shop and that you found our staff so lovely and helpful. Sofitel Moorea is engaged in the Planet 21 environmental program, so towels are changed on request. Do not hesitate to ask ! 40%...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The resort is at the high end price point and with this in mind it is difficult to not expect close to perfection in comparing it to say similar properties in other resort area like Honolulu/Maui ,however if you are prepared to accept a few shortcomings it really is a lovely place to holiday. Service in the bar is at...

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

Ia Orana and thank you for taking the time to share your experience at the Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora, your feedbacks are very important to us. Please, be sure that we will take in consideration each point you mentioned in your comment: service at the bar, food, breakfast, My bed.. to improve our guests’ experience. We would like to sincerely...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our 3rd trip to this hotel, and it continues to be our favorite on Mo'orea for a variety of reasons. The resort has the unique distinction of being the ONLY one with a view of Tahiti, which is always breathtaking. It also has no standard hotel rooms and each accommodation is a separate building (either a land or...

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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...

Auckland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place makes you enchanted, never want to leave and miserable that you can't live there forever. The weather could have been torrential rain and my partner and I still would have been in total bliss.

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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 the Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora ! We were very delighted that you found your paradise with ud and we hope to welcome you back soon ! Mauruuru !

Milton, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the most expensive trip my husband and I have ever taken, and with the cost we were shocked (and disappointed) that we would have to pay for water with our meals. That aside - the staff were all very friendly and helpful. A special shout-out to Jeanne, Teupoo and Heinz (the breakfast omelette chef who is as entertaining...

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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 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 !

Tucson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The snorkeling around the bungalows was the best ever. You can step off the deck of your bungalow into the warm, clear water teeming with beautiful fish. Breakfast buffet was excellent. The view from our horizon bungalow was beyond expectations. We hardly left the bungalow deck except to snorkel or eat because the views of the water and Tahiti were...

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

Ia Orana and thank you for taking the time to share your experience at the Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora, your feedbacks are very important to us. We are very happy that you found your paradise in our Magnifique hotel. Please,be sure that we will take in consideration each point you mentioned about our service (baggage, beach towel, mini bar beverages,...

Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was delicious, room was breathtaking, the best fish and snorkeling right outside your bungalow, beachfront private dinner I will never forget! Concierge wasn't very helpful but good thing we are resourceful, I never wanted to leave.

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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 take into consideration your remarks about our concierge to improve our guests’ experience. We were very delighted to host you and we look forward to welcome you back again ! Maururu !

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My fiancé and I visited this resort in January of this year. From the moment we arrived, we were in awe of the gorgeous setting and the amazing surrounds. The staff here are delightful (a particular shoutout needs to go to Tatiana from the bar who was so warm and hospitable and made our Happy Hour visits so fantastic) and...

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

Thank you for sharing your Magnifique experience at Sofitel Moorea ! We are very delighted that you have found your Paradise with us. All our teams would like to thank you for such a fantastic feedback. Maururu maitai and come back soon !

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time for the week here. The staff are amazing they get to know you quickly and are happy to help whatever the question. Room over the water was terrific even in the torrential downpour we had. It is a bit distant from anything but the staff will help you get wherever you wish to go. Everything...

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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 were very delighted to host you and we hope to welcome you back soon ! Mauruuru !

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  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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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: RM1,445 - RM2,084 (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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Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Hotel Maharepa
Sofitel Moorea Beach Resort
Sofitel Maharepa
Maharepa Sofitel
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“Over the water bungalows or beach front.”
 of 5 bubbles , 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Beach Bungalow have a nice view”
 of 5 bubbles Jackie55Z, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Over the water bungalow facing the ocean, cooler in the afternoons.”
 of 5 bubbles 843andrewm, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Beachfront direct access have guests walk directly in front of room. Lagoon view are set back a bit and seem more private.”
 of 5 bubbles justAuckland, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“119, 121 & 117 all overlook Papetee and have 'private' enough balconies that lead into the water. You can't really go wrong”
 of 5 bubbles Amberss_13, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
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