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Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2012

My daughter (19yrs) and i have just returned from a wonderful 11 days at this resort. We had spent 3 days prior in Dubai which was manic so was looking forward to a relaxing, chilled out holiday. This is exactly what we got, from the moment we stepped off the speed boat kicked off our shoes we knew this would... More 

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Thank jes0901
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hello jes0901.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for sharing your review “"Paradise"”on Trip Advisor.. We are very delighted to know that you've found what you were looking for here at Ellaidhoo.. :) We are particularly pleased to know that you've thoroughly enjoyed your laid back vacation.. especially the snorkelling in our jewel speckled waters.. Its been a pleasure... More 

sandy uk
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2012

i know its a little harsh but its the only way of highlighting the serious problem, no way it should loose its 5 rating but for the fact i didn't think i was going to make it home. i am writing this letter to bring to your attention the serious and dangerous issue which occurred on our return transfer. I... More 

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16 Thank richard i
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hello richardi606.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for sharing your review “how to turn a five rating into one in 1.5 hours” on Trip Advisor.. We empathize with you and understand your concern about the speed boat transfers being a frightful experience.. However, we would not have arranged for the transfer and jeopardize the lives of our guests... More 

Neath - South Wales!
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2012

This was our second visit to the Maldives, first being Hudhuranfushi, and if I may say Chaaya Reef done it for us. We booked the holiday with first choice and flew 10.5 hours, after which we were shattered. However we were greeted by a lovely man who kindly directed us toward our boat where we were greeted with cold towels... More 

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4 Thank h0lidayfreek
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hello h0lidayfreek.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for choosing to vacation with us and for sharing your experience “Soo relaxing... Brill staff... Met some fab people!” on Trip Advisor.. We are very delighted to know that you've had a fabulous holiday..bar your departure trip.. :) It also pleases us to know that you've thoroughly enjoyed every aspect Ellaidhoo... More 

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2012

Booked this holiday at the start of the year after reading some great reviews and some very poor ones. Booked with first choice and went for the superior room as to be honest how much time do you really spend in your room whilst on holiday! A little worried about the june weather but there was no need Flew from... More 

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Thank jamie g
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hello jamieg180.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. We appreciate your comments and thank you for sharing your experience “An honest and true review” on Trip Advisor.. We are however, a bit disappointed to know that you did not have a fabulous experience with us.. but, nonetheless that you found us a truly fantastic place to visit and would recommend us... More 

Tamworth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2012

We visited this hotel for our honeymoon in June. We stayed in room 101 which was very dark even in the daytime and the beds are rock hard and very uncomfortable. We arrived by seaplane which was great, well worth paying an extra £100 each for. We went night snorkeling which was $25 each and lasted for about an hour... More 

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1 Thank mariemacdonald
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hello mariemacdonald.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for sharing your review “fantastic fish!” on Trip Advisor.. We are glad that you enjoyed the sea plane transfer and the experience of snorkelling in our renowned house reef. However, we disheartened to know that you did not like your room. Had you informed us during your stay, I am positive... More 

Bridgwater, Somerset, Uk
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27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2012

We booked the holiday through First choice for 2 weeks all incl, we arrived in Male for the 1.5 speed boat transfer which was fun for most, if you get sick bring sick bags, got to Chaaya Reef and the staff were there to meet and greet which was lovely, we were shown to our rooms, we had a superior... More 

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4 Thank Jultra
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hello Jultra.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for sharing your experience “Totally relaxing and chill out” on Trip Advisor.. We are very pleased to know that you've had a fabulous vacation.. but more so cause you got what you were looking for.. We look forward to welcome you back for many more wonderful, “Totally relaxing and chill out”... More 

Saunderton
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11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2012

Recently back from our 6th visit to Maldives but 1st visit to Ellaidhoo. Our previous 5 visits had been to Velidhu (once managed by John Keells), we selected Ellaidhoo for this visit as Velidhu has somewhat overpriced itself and Ellaidhoo is a Keells resort. Trip booked via Virgin Holidays and must say "Rock Star Service" does not exist in Maldives,... More 

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6 Thank SteBarSaunderton
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hello SteBarSaunderton.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for your patronage to the John Keells group and sharing your review “Enchanting Ellaidhoo” on Trip Advisor.. We are very pleased that you've had a fantastic and memorable vacation with us and are glad that you will return in the not so distant future too.. Its a delight to know that... More 

Poznan, Poland
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2012

This was our first time in Maldives and it was our honeymoon. We enjoyed Chaaya very much! the island is perfect for couples and perfect for people looking for calm and relaxing stay. We almost felt like we had an island for ourselves. Chaaya is 1.5h speed boat drive from Male. When we arrived, the sea was really rough and... More 

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2 Thank aga b
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hello agab669.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for choosing to vacation with us and for sharing your review “we loved it!” on Trip Advisor.. We are very pleased to know that you've had a fabulous time and that you loved everything offered at Ellaidhoo.. Further we are very delighted that we've made your first trip (to the Maldives)... More 

Northwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2012

This was our first time to the Maldives, our silver wedding present to ourselves. All i can say is WOW and sad to have had to leave. The staff can't do enough for you. The all inclusive package is excellent, we did a lot of research before we booked and saw numerous comments for other resorts like 'all fish, cloudy... More 

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5 Thank Chris H
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hello 105ChrisH105.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for sharing your review “Wow” on Trip Advisor.. but more importantly for choosing to celebrate an important occasion with us at Ellaidhoo.. :) We are very delighted to know that we've made your silver wedding very memorable and special.. We are also pleased to know that you've found "Paradise" here at... More 

Global Citizen
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2012

We arranged our stay here from Maldivestourister.com , a known wholesaler of Maldives stay and sightseeing packages .They gave us a cheap package and really good service at this hotel 1) The place the island of Ellaidhoo is very small hardly we can go around in 15 minutes by walking and through this we can make out that its pretty... More 

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Ellaidhoo_Team, Front Office Executive at Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon, responded to this review

hello KashyapS_12.. Greetings from Chaaya Reef Ellaidhoo.. Thank you for choosing to vacation with us and for sharing your review “All Details Listed – One Can get free updation as well !!” on Trip Advisor.. :) Its been a delight having you with us and we are extremely pleased to know that you've found our "customer service" outstanding. Also, its... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • 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: €273 - €636 (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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