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Surf View Hotel

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 2 April 2015

I arrived mid night around 2.30 am, there is very friendly staff member who is did the checking and help to carry my big luggage to the room. Hotel is expensive compare to other hotel with better facilities. I have no towel in the room hotel has good lobby but rooms are similar standard as 1 or 2 star Inn....

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Surfview R, Manager at Surf View Hotel, responded to this review

It is with extreme interest as I read your most sincere commentary. Our comparative value as to location etcetera is utmost in our management evaluation. Hopefully you may have noticed our rejuvenation in progress of the facility. Your compliments and comments on our staff performance is most serious to us since they are to project a direct image of us....

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 12 March 2015

If you are looking for location with a budget price then this could be one of the options. If you are staying in male for more than 2/3 nights, then I could recommend you to stay at One & All. In the same location, near to the basket ball court, harbour and one block down you will find restaurants. 7mins...

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1Thank GLOUNG
Surfview R, Manager at Surf View Hotel, responded to this review

Yes, you said it correctly. We have several premium category hotels and of course this Surf View Hotel conveniently providing for the budget traveler. As you said, if you are looking for location with a budget price then this could be one of the options. I can tell you enjoyed all the activities close by such as near to the...

Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 29 September 2014

The staff is nice and helpful, the WIFI worked ok, I used to stay there because is much cheaper than other overpriced hotels in Male, but I got tired of reserve on the phone, and then show up and they don´t have the reservation, and try to sell you a bigger room instead..... the traffic is very loud and until...

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Thank ACT74
Surfview R, Manager at Surf View Hotel, responded to this review

It is with great consolation to us that you knowing that you have been a frequent guest of ours. Your suggested areas of improvement are seriously taken and action initiated for correction. Just a bit more time and we will be ready to sing: "You should see us now."

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 2 August 2014

I fallen for the Hotel Name :) Well, Its just a sea view if you got a good room. I got 4th floor room - No Lift. Painful walk to go upto 4 floor. Breakfast is 2 Bread slice,Omlet & Coffee that's all. No Wifi in rooms. Not even worked in reception area.They cannot arrange any sight seeing trips. Only...

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Surfview R, Manager at Surf View Hotel, responded to this review

Your commentary is taken with great sincerity. It will be more gratifying as we emerge from a from a surfers hotel to a more superb surfers hotel. Your kind commentary regarding the staff is well received. We pride ourselves with our cleanliness effort, the cultural friendly shops and great restaurants. Your seaside dinners will be memorable. Only good thing is...

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Reviewed 26 June 2014

Good name - but unfortunately no good views - some construction, rubbish on the roof tops... Room was small, AC so loud and water after having shower was staying in bathroom...after we asked fo another room - the same evening we mooved to much better room. Definetely they need to pain the walls, clean the corridors, change not working AC......

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Surfview R, Manager at Surf View Hotel, responded to this review

Your kind acknowledgment of our Location, Service and Value are very important to us. But also of great importance are your suggestions etc. You should see us now and again in a more months. Changes are taking place - let us surprise you

Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 24 June 2014

We stayed 3 nights. The price is right, but the rooms are tiny, the showers have not curtain or boundaries. Breakfast is included, it's simple but adequate. The service is very good, but they only clean the room if you ask them to. All of the staff spoke English. The wifi worked in the dining room, so the rooms nearer...

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Surfview R, Manager at Surf View Hotel, responded to this review

You are very straight forward with your critique which is important to us. As the weather changes so can a hotel operation. Your alert has influenced us. It is obvious that the Good Value and the Good Service as indicated by you was very adequate to encourage you to stay for three nights. We wish these positive thoughts of understanding...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 May 2014

Good points - the staff were nice and very helpful after I left something in the room and had to return for it a few days later - so thank you. Also, was reasonably priced for day use. However - was a bit surprised to have a room with no windows. Felt like I was in a box. However the...

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Surfview R, Manager at Surf View Hotel, responded to this review

Day use rooms are not commonly available, however as you found what we could provide was practical. Our staff excellence not only as to cleanliness but trustworthy in that the items you had inadvertenty left behind were still here upon your return search. Travel well with our Good Points in mind.

Male
Reviewed 12 April 2014

I can say that the rating of the hotel itself is average more like poor. Food is not so good, beds are average. It would be good if the owner make renovation like painting the walls, refresh all the bed sheds and mattresses with new one, to get new towels, and to have shampoo and shower gel in the room.It...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 5 March 2014

This hotel is in need of major refurbishing! Cracked and messy scuffed walls all throughout the hotel. No elevator with a dark, narrow, and unventilated stairway. Bathroom towels were obviously overused, old & stained! No bath mats. Bathroom and room were not cleaned properly if it was cleaned at all! The pictures on travel sites were very deceiving! What was...

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Lucerne, Luzern, Switzerland
Reviewed 22 January 2014

The stay was okay, stable wifi, average food served, the room was comfortable. And the best part of my staying experience here is the staff! They have really nice, helpful and friendly staffs here. They greet you whenever they see you and I really feel at home.

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surf View is the only elegant hotel which overlooks the breathtaking panoramic views of outlying Artificial Beach and the popular surfing area of the city. Since surfing is fast becoming a popular sport among holiday makers, Surf View has become a very desirable hotel among the tourists. All rooms are designed with modern furnishing and are equipped with private balconies, attached bathroom, hot & cold fresh water, air conditioning, cable TV with satellite channels IDD telephone, mini fridge and Wi-Fi internet. Surf View offers comfort and relaxation to the mind and body by being in the best location in Male’. Your happiness is our pleasure. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surf View Hotel

Address: Majeedhi Magu, Male 20006
Region: Maldives > Kaafu Atoll > North Male Atoll > Male
Price Range: £45 - £84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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