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Seattle, Washington
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

When you read reviews on Ranveli there is a range of opinions. Here's my take on why: When we first arrived there were 10 people vacationing on the island. We loved it, We had our own island all to ourselves. I believe the island can hold just over 150 guests. However, it does change the experience: The first 2 days... More 

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5 Thank Drew H
Farum, Denmark
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Charming and well-maintained resort at a reasonable price compared to other Maldivian resorts. Perfect location in the Ari Atoll app. 25 minutes sea plane flight from Male. Owned by local people who have created a very cosy environment with a variety of small cosy places to relax and enjoy. Fabulous options for scuba diving (small PAT certified dive master centre... More 

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1 Thank Helle M
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We stayed in the hotel for 9 days and every day we founds large cockroaches in the bathrooms in both of our rooms. Cleaner spayed them but they came back every day. My kids came back from the holiday with lots of mosquito bites on their skin. it was not possible to sit down around the activity areas without getting... More 

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3 Thank Asalah D
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Ranveli has a lovely front area with decking and comfy chairs and loungers to watch sunsets and go into the water from. Also loved the resident herons and iguana! Good home reef, some lovely staff members. However the buildings are really old and in need of an upgrade, there was a strong smell of mould in our room and even... More 

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3 Thank LottaH2012
Tokyo, Japan
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Your stay in the Maldives depends on the island you choose, and because that was my first time I tried to read as many reviews regarding Ranveli Village. I care the most about coral reefs, coulorful fish and sandy beaches. And I could find them all. The beach surrounding the whole island is wonderful, small pool for kids, Bangalow-like restaurant,... More 

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6 Thank Mahi G
Province of Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Beautiful tiny island, we had a nice room and a nice view in the restaurant, our waiter was cool and kind.The whole island is full of foreign staffs, 95% foreign staffs mostly from bangladesh and Indonesian Spa therapists. I had a bad experience from the Spa, my girl friend and I were taking a massage, i was finished earlier than... More 

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11 Thank ruben a
Dorking, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

I have always been put off going to the Maldives because of the prices, I was surprised to find somewhere as good as Ranvelli that didn't cost too much. Bear in mind that it's a 'mid-range resort' it is very hard to find any fault at all. Beautifully situated with a lovely sandy beach on one side and the edge... More 

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3 Thank LoungerLondon
Melbourne
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016

This was my second visit to Ranveli and we were not disappointed. I had visited Ranveli in July last year with my daughter and wanted to return with my husband and son as well. We spent the first week of April there. Everything was wonderful. We had a great welcome - staff remembered my daughter and I from our first... More 

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5 Thank macofamily4
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Ranveli review We stayed at Ranveli this past week for three nights and it was overall a great experience in spite of the hotels lack of thought out practices and organization. Cons - pay for every single bottle of water (not a single one is complementary). Considering the tap water is tinged brown, one bottle of water at a full... More 

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4 Thank Jen C
Lima, Peru
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Good points: -Beach was very nice and clean -House reef was very good for snorkeling Bad points: -Management and staff: I travel quite a lot and can say that this is one of the worst hotel management staff I have ever encountered. Apart from a VERY FEW staff members, all the staff in this hotel seems like they dont want... More 

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10 Thank Pamela L

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Under the clear azure skies and beneath the indigo hued ocean RANVELI/Maldives is a haven to rejuvenate your spirit – a safe harbor where dreams become real and romance is reborn. A place where unique moments of pure pleasure can be enjoyed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ranveli Village

Address: Villingilivaru Island
Region: Maldives > Alifu Atoll > Southern Ari Atoll > Villingilivaru Island
Price Range: RM1,232 - RM4,715 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ranveli Village 3.5*
Number of rooms: 56
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“All rooms are well located in 4 room houses, the lower ones with direct access to the beach”
 of 5 bubbles 585hellem, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“the upper floor offers better view than the ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles asalahd, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor is good and more private but you can get very busy feet on the floor above you.”
 of 5 bubbles nerina10, 5 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Quartos próximos do número 27”
 of 5 bubbles NAVEGADOR, 2 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Ground floor is the best”
 of 5 bubbles 572raniak, 2 Aug 2015 | Read review
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