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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had wonderful vacation to stay 5 days in Carana Hilltop Villa. The owner/manager is a friendly, nice and elegant lady and she always ask us how is your trip to explore today. The price of rooms, facilities and service are highly recommend for budget travelers. Yin and Joanne from Taiwan 2016,11,21 😊😊😊

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a week during a diving holiday. The place is on a hill and we were picked up and brought back by the divingschool. A steep walk from the mainroad is a challenge. There is a very nice pool and the breakfast is very good. On request the host serves dinner for 25 euro. Worth it. We had barracuda,... More 

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Eileen M, Owner at Carana Hilltop Villa, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Is it nice knowing you had a great time here at Carana Hilltop Villa. It is also a pleasure to know that you enjoyed the food. We always try our best to prepare authentic creole dishes which makes the guests holiday even more pleasant. We hope to see you again at the villa on your... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent our honeymoon in Carana, the place is very beautiful. The view from the room is really wonderful. The owner is a wonderful lady and she helped us with everything we needed. also all the people there are very polite and treats you like a star :) I think is the best choice you can make in Mahe if... More 

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Eileen M, Owner at Carana Hilltop Villa, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice words. We are glad to know to you had a nice time here with us and liked the food and everything else at the villa. It was nice hosting you. We look forward to seeing you again the next time you visit the Seychelles. All the best from the Carana Hilltop Villa team. More 

Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The carana hill top villa is the best choiche for independent travelers who do not whish to be stuck in a resort, the family style with which ilene and michael run the place is wonderful, always ready to give a hand and are always available for any request you may have. breakfast is abbundant and tasty served on the beautiful... More 

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Eileen M, Owner at Carana Hilltop Villa, responded to this review

Thank you for the marvellous words. We are very pleased to know that you had a nice holiday here at the villa, enjoyed the food hence our company. We are always going out of our way to provide to our guests' every need. It was nice having you here at the villa, we hope to see you again on your... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely, quiet and peaceful. The owners are extremely pleasant and friendly. The rooms are big, very well furnished and the swimming pool is an extra (big) bonus. The WiFi connection is very strong. Unforgettable experience!

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Eileen M, Owner at Carana Hilltop Villa, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. It was a pleasure having you here at the villa, its nice to know you had a great time here at the villa. We always do our best to satisfy our clients every need. We hope to see you again here at the villa on your next trip to the Seychelles. All the best from... More 

Moscow, Russia
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything was great. The room was very nice and clean, the food was very tasty and portions were big. The owner of hotel, Eileen, is a very nice and friendly woman! The view from the room was beautiful.

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Eileen M, Owner at Carana Hilltop Villa, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice words. It is a pleasure to know that you had a nice time here at the villa and liked your room and the food. We always make sure we offer our guests a stay they would never forget. We hope to see you again next time you visit the Seychelles. All the best from the... More 

Sete, France
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

Just move away somewhat from the main road, as here, to feel isolated, in silence, protected by nature. Even the sound of the rain on the awning of the terrace give you here a feeling of well being. Very nice place, with amazing rear mountain view. Room are large and comfortable. Team is very friendly. You will feel at home.

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Eileen M, Owner at Carana Hilltop Villa, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review. We are pleased to know that you had a wonderful time and liked our location. It was nice having you here with us, we are always going out of our way to make our guests' stay one not to forget. We hope to welcome you here again on your next visit to the Seychelles.... More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

The guest house was recommended in The Guardian. It's at the top of a very steep hill which is a challenge to walk up but Eileen and Mike will always come and get you in their car if you can't make it. There's a beautiful beach at the bottom of the hill and there's a bus route nearby. The house... More 

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Eileen M, Owner at Carana Hilltop Villa, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review. We are glad to know you had a nice vacation here with us at Carana Hilltop Villa, we always make sure to meet all of our guests' requirements to make their stay an unforgettable one. We surely hope to see you again next time. All the best from the Carana Hilltop Villa team. More 

Sarasota, Florida
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

Eileen and Michael are both very sweet. You must have a car for this location, quite far from Beau Vallon. If you want to be close to Beau Vallon, this location maybe a little too far, if you want to stay in a quiet hilltop location then this location is perfect. Toast, eggs, butter, jam, fruit & coffee are served... More 

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Eileen M, Owner at Carana Hilltop Villa, responded to this review

Thank you for such great words. We are pleased to know you had such a wonderful time here at the villa, we're glad you liked the breakfast and all. If you would like to go to Beau Vallon Beach you can advise us and we can drop you off there. We hope to see you again on your next visit... More 

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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Carana Hilltop Villa it's a must place to stay on Mahe. I was so glad that we stayed here.. We had a nice and warm welcome from Eileen and Michael. Delicious food , very helpful staff! Nice , clean and comfortable cozy rooms! They helped us with everything ! For waking up the view is beautiful, and it's only 2... More 

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Eileen M, Owner at Carana Hilltop Villa, responded to this review

Thank you for the review with such wonderful words. We are glad to know you had a great time here at the villa, we are always going out of our way to ensure our guests' satisfaction and help them have a great holiday in the Seychelles. We hope to see you on your next visit to the Seychelles. All the... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Carana Hilltop Villa echoes the very soul of the Seychelles Islands and their timeless promise of the ultimate, tropical shangrila and enviable, tranquil island lifestyle. The villa is framed by lush, multi-coloured tropical flowers in the front garden and by fruit trees facing the outside dining area where our guests may enjoy meals in the total serenity of a unique setting, serenaded by birdsong and by the restful gurgle of our fishpond's waterfall. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carana Hilltop Villa

Address: Carana Machabee, Mahe Island, Seychelles
Region: Seychelles > Mahe Island
Price Range: £79 - £110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Carana Hilltop Villa 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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