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4.0 out of 5

"Seamless service from airport pickup till departure. " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 21 Mar 2016

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Bandos Island awaits you at Bandos Maldives. You'll be steps from Bandos Beach. Highlights at this beachfront resort include 5 restaurants, 3 bars/lounges, and an outdoor swimming pool.

You can enjoy LED TVs with cable channels, and all 216 rooms feature free WiFi, patios, and coffee/tea makers. Dining in is an option with 24-hour room service, and minibars provide refreshments. Free bottled water, safes, and hair dryers are also available.

The buffet restaurant, Gallery Restaurant, serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Huvan is the resort's own bar, serving drinks along with dinner and light fare. Spend the day at the beach and enjoy the onsite kids' club, sauna, and pool loungers. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and massage/treatment rooms. There's also the convenience of a free airport shuttle.

Sights in the area of this 5-star Bandos Island resort include Kurumba Beach and Full Moon Beach.

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Beach Pool Villa

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Water Villa

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Beach Villa

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Superior Beach Villa

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Bandos Maldives ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Bandos Maldives

Couples (1)
4 out of 5

This island has a great atmosphere and staff.

Pros: Friendly, great staff, good house reef. relaxing++
Cons: The cheaper rooms really need updating. Old fashioned décor and a bit shabby.
Location: visit Male, go fishing, snorkelling, or just relax.
Seamless service from airport pickup till departure.

Posted by , from Australia on 21 Mar. 2016

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All-inclusive Details

All-inclusive room rates at Bandos Maldives are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Property Features

Some rates at Bandos Maldives are all-inclusive. These rates include onsite meals and beverages, and may include taxes and gratuities. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities. Bandos Maldives offers its guests an outdoor pool and a sauna. There are 5 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 3 bars/lounges, a beach bar, and a swim-up bar. Public spaces have free WiFi. There's an onsite business center. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at the luxury Bandos Maldives. A roundtrip airport shuttle is free (available 24 hours). Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star Bandos Island resort.

  • 216 guestrooms or units
  • 5 dining venues
  • 3 bars or lounges
  • Built in 1972
  • Bar on the beach
  • Swim-up bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Kid's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Towels for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business facilities
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Playground on site
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: Velana Intl. Airport (MLE)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle

Room Amenities

Bandos Maldives offers 216 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Rooms open to patios. 32-inch LED televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Bandos Island resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Private patio
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LED television
  • Cable channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Gallery Restaurant - Overlooking the garden, this buffet restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Koon Thai Restaurant - This theme restaurant specializes in fusion cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Sea Breeze Cafe - Overlooking the ocean, this café serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open 24 hours. Open daily.

Huvan - Overlooking the ocean, this bar specializes in seafood and serves dinner and light fare. Open daily.

Pool Bar - This bar serves light fare only. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at noon
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Airport transportation is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 94 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Bandos Maldives

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No onsite parking is available. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.The property affirms that it adheres to the Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines.

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  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No lifts
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • Debit cards
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 72 hours

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee
  • Christmas Eve gala dinner fee

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 94 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Bandos Island Resort
  • Bandos Island Hotel Bandos
  • Bandos Maldives Hotel Bandos Island
  • Bandos Island Maldives
  • Bandos Island Resort & Spa Maldives
  • Bandos Island Resort Maldives
  • Bandos Maldives
  • Bandos Maldives Resort Bandos Island
  • Bandos Maldives Bandos Island
  • Bandos Island Resort Spa
  • Bandos Maldives Resort
  • Bandos Maldives Bandos Island
  • Bandos Maldives Resort Bandos Island

You should know

  • If entering the country requires a visa, the property may be able to help you with some of the supporting documents necessary to obtain one. The property may charge for these services even if you cancel your reservation. Any arrangements are exclusively between the property and yourself. For more details, you can contact the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • To get to the property, guests need to transfer by boat. Transfers need to be confirmed by contacting the property at least 24 hours before travel at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Bandos Maldives offers transfers from the airport. Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 24 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • For stays on 24 December, the total price shown includes a charge for a mandatory Christmas Eve gala dinner.
  • For stays on 31 December, the total price shown includes a charge for a mandatory New Year's Eve gala dinner.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
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