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Hampton Hill
Reviewed 22 September 2012

This was my sixth visit to the Maldives, and by far, the best. By a mile. The last time, we visited Huvafen Fushi, which I didn't think could be bettered, but my goodness, W Retreat did it will bells on. From the minute we arrived until the minute we left (in tears), it was like a dream. The staff were...

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LaurensWMaldives, Hotel Manager at W Maldives, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for reviewing your stay with us at W Retreat & Spa Maldives back in February this year. It’s so great to read that we lived up to your expectations and we look forward to welcoming you back for your 7th visit to the Maldives and 2nd stay with us – more to come! We’re looking forward...

Manama
Reviewed 19 September 2012

After two yours i have discovered that i did not write my comments on this wonderful piece of paradise. I travelled with my spouse to this resort on November 2010. We booked through Atool Paradise for three nights, got out Flight on Oman Air. The whole trip cost BD2,000/- I.E. Equal to $5,500 approximately. We booked the beach villa, from...

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LaurensWMaldives, Hotel Manager at W Maldives, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your stay at W Maldives back in November 2010. It’s great to read that you had such a heavenly time with us and we all look forward to welcoming you again! See you soon, Laurens

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 7 September 2012

We spent 5 amazing days at the end of July in paradise. It was our 10th wedding anniversary and we hoped for something out of this world and in every respect our expectations were met and often exceeded. From the feeling of having our own island, the food, the amazing staff to the weather and the water - hard to...

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LaurensWMaldives, Hotel Manager at W Maldives, responded to this review

Hello Heath and Ros, Thank you for choosing W Maldives for your 10th anniversary! I’m very pleased to read your note and your satisfaction during your W experience in paradise. See you soon again, Laurens

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 15 August 2012

We travelled to W Retreat and Spa Maldives for a honeymoon with lot of butterflies in our tummy. It was an experience we wanted to be the most memorable and trust us it has been beyond our expectations. We were "WOW"ed by the hotel and its friendly staff. Beginning right from the welcome experience, to the hotel rooms, to features...

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LaurensWMaldives, Hotel Manager at W Maldives, responded to this review

Hello Jayashree, Thank you so much for your comments on Trip Advisor, it’s great to hear that you had such an unforgettable W experience in the Maldives. I will share your note with the team, I am sure they will be as thrilled as I am to read your happiness during your honeymoon trip. As we are so close to...

Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 15 August 2012

This is definitely a once-in-a-lifetime trip for us to W Retreat and Spa in the Maldives. From the moment the seaplane landed to the time we departed, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We stayed in the Ocean villa and absolutely loved our room -- private plunge pool, fish watching window on the floor, comfy lounge, outdoor feature, snorkeling from our...

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LaurensWMaldives, Hotel Manager at W Maldives, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for sharing your experience at W Retreat & Spa – Maldives with other Trip Advisor travelers. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay at the retreat and had a great under water experience; the house reef is definitely the spot not to be missed! I am sorry to hear about the confusion with...

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2012

I don’t often write reviews but this one really does warrant it. We are a normal Britsh couple, have travelled a fir bit and had plenty of holidays etc. we like good food but unlike some of the reviewers on here, we are realistic with expectations and understand that not everything is going to perfect, even if you thought you...

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LaurensWMaldives, Hotel Manager at W Maldives, responded to this review

Hi Nick, thanks for taking the time to write such a detailed review on Trip Advisor – I am really thrilled to read about your satisfaction and that you enjoyed your W Hotels experience with us. I hope that we will have the opportunity of welcoming you to many more of our hotels / retreats. Regards, Laurens

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 August 2012

This was our first visit to maldives and we chose W maldives after alot of research and the final verdictis that it was well worth it. Paradise is what the resort is.......... We stayed in both categories of rooms. The Beach Oasis and Ocean Oasis. Right from the airport when we landed we were taken care of like never before....

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LaurensWMaldives, Hotel Manager at W Maldives, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for sharing your comments about your stay at W Maldives – it’s great to read that we exceeded your expectations for your first visit to the Maldives. We look forward to welcoming you again to W Maldives. See you soon, Laurens

Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
Reviewed 30 July 2012

My wife and i just came back from celebrating our 12th Wedding anniversary and though it was our first time at the W, we have been to Maldives 2 years before and stayed at Constance Halaveli. I will make some comparisons between these 2 resorts as i feel they are very very similar in design and feel... Overall, we had...

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LaurensWMaldives, Hotel Manager at W Maldives, responded to this review

Hello Sham, congratulations for your 12th wedding anniversary and thank you for celebrating with us at W Retreat & Spa – Maldives. Thanks a lot for sharing your experience, all your comments are highly appreciated and I will meticulously review each of them. Thank you for mentioning our W Talent by name, I will share your note with them. See...

Paris
Reviewed 23 July 2012

This is my fourth visit to the Maldives (both Four Season's properties and the Six Senses property) and my fourth visit to a W hotel (Seoul, NYC, SF, and London). After my experiences at the other Maldives resorts, W Hotels, and after reading many of the reviews on tripadvisor my wife and I were very excited and really looking forward...

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LaurensWMaldives, Hotel Manager at W Maldives, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for sharing your comments about your experience at W Maldives. It is disappointing to read that we did not live up to your expectations on this occasion. We look forward to welcoming you again to our W city properties – and retreats – around the world. Best regards, Laurens

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 11 July 2012

Good spa, food, drinks.... Everything was perfect!

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Thank you for sharing your comments on Trip Advisor; it’s great to read that you enjoyed your stay with us so much. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Regards, Laurens

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
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  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
W Maldives is a private bespoke island paradise surrounded by white sandy beaches, turquoise lagoons and our very own house snorkeling coral reef surrounding the island that you can access straight from your room. Our 78 private suites all comes with a plunge pool and we also have Maldives only underwater bar/ lounge 15BELOW. ... more   less 

Additional Information about W Maldives

Address: 09110
Region: Maldives > Alifu Atoll > North Ari Atoll > Fesdhoo Island
Price Range: RM5,072 - RM13,633 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — W Maldives 5*
Number of rooms: 78
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Also Known As:
w Retreat & Spa Maldives Hotel North Ari Atoll
w Retreat And Spa Maldives
w Retreat Hotel Maldives
w Retreat Resort Maldives
w Hotel Maldives
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 of 5 bubbles prabhdyalsinghb, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Highly recommend an overwater bungalow on the lagoon side. Perfect for snorkelling”
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