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About Summer Villa Guest House

Description

Situated on the local island south of Male, Summer Villa Guest House offers an ideal and affordable alternative where guests can enjoy community tourism and water activities like snorkeling, fishing, and diving. Fine, white sand and friendly service is what you can expect at this charming guest house. Its guestrooms are well-equipped with air conditioning, a ceiling fan, and features all the amenities you need for a pleasant stay. Private and relaxing, Summer Villa Guest House guarantees an enjoyable time for your stay in Maldives.
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Features

Hotel Facilities

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour security
  • airport transfer
  • babysitting
  • bar
  • BBQ facilities
  • bicycle rental
  • car hire
  • coffee shop
  • currency exchange
  • daily housekeeping
  • dry cleaning
  • executive floor
  • express check-in/check-out
  • facilities for disabled guests
  • family room
  • gift/souvenir shop
  • laundry service
  • library
  • lockers
  • luggage storage
  • meeting facilities
  • nightclub
  • pets allowed
  • photocopying
  • postal service
  • printer
  • private check in/check out
  • restaurant
  • room service
  • safety deposit boxes
  • salon
  • shared lounge/TV area
  • shops
  • shuttle service
  • smoking area
  • taxi service
  • ticket service
  • tours
  • wheelchair accessible

Sports and Recreation

  • billiards
  • boats
  • children's playground
  • dart board
  • diving
  • fishing
  • games room
  • garden
  • hot spring bath
  • karaoke
  • massage
  • private beach
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • spa
  • surfing lessons
  • table tennis
  • water sports (motorized)
  • water sports (non-motorized)
  • watersports equipment rentals
  • wind surfing

Internet

  • free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

  • car park

Languages Spoken

  • Bulgarian
  • Chinese (Cantonese)
  • English
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Lithuanian
  • Russian
  • Tamil
  • Thai
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Policies

Local residents and work permit holders in the Maldives are subject to bed tax refund directly from the hotel upon presentation of ID card or work permit card at check in.

Children and extra beds
Infant 0-1 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-12 year(s) Must use an extra bed
  • Guests over 12 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Airport Transfer Fee: 145 USD
Breakfast Charge (when not included in room rate): 5 USD
Check-In From: 06:00 AM
Check-Out Until: 12:00 PM
Distance from City Center: 1 km
Distance to Airport: 23 km
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: yes
Number of Floors: 3
Number of Restaurants: 2
Number of Rooms : 16
Room Voltage: 250
Time to Airport (Minutes): 30
Year Hotel Built: 2011
Year Hotel Last Renovated: 2015
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Important notice

The guest house is located in the local island of Maafushi where the Government regulations require that guests do not wear bikini or similar swimwear while in the area. However, the hotel can arrange excursions to picnic islands for guests where these restrictions are not applied.

Transfer to Maafushi Hotels

To reach the hotels in Maafushi Island, a public ferryboat OR chartered speedboat can be arranged by the hotel for which payment will be collected upon check –in.
Please contact the hotel to book your transfer arrangement at least 3 days prior to your arrival. Your arrival and departure flight details and full names of traveling party will be required.

Public Ferryboat
• Ferryboat takes 90 minutes to reach Maafushi Island and costs approximately USD 2.00 per person per way.
• Ferry departs from Male’ at 15:00 hrs / Ferry departs from Maafushi Island at 07:30 hrs
• If your flight lands AFTER 13:00 hrs, you will need to take the speedboat transfer or make arrangements to stay in Male’
• NO Ferry services on Friday.

Chartered SpeedBoat
• Speedboat takes 35 minutes to reach Maafushi Island and approximately costs USD 160 - 200 per trip
• Shared speedboat transfer for a surcharge of approximately USD 30-50 per person for minimum of 5 persons group.
• Advance booking is required for speedboat transfer

We look forward to welcoming you to the Maldives!
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Recent customer comments

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Couples (33)

Solo travelers (17)

Families with young children (1)

Families with older children (4)

Groups (14)

Very good
7.8
Hotel Condition/Cleanliness
8.1
Location
7.2
Room Comfort/Standard
8.0
Staff Performance
8.0
Value for Money
7.9
Food/Dining
7.5

4 TAN L.
Singapore
January 01, 2016
Back pack
Cheap for backpack
Not so good for what I expect the room got some smells and rooftop dinner not so nice

9.7 Nuraini B.
Malaysia
January 07, 2016
Exceeding my satisfaction
Friendly staff, spacious room and reasonable price
I'm not expect too much but this hotel satisfied me a lot. Really love the food, Roshi & Mashuni...and missing dinner at the rooftop...;-)

9 MOHAMMAD H.
Bangladesh
August 26, 2015
Fantastic
Natural beauty

10 Gee O.
Singapore
September 22, 2014
Pleasant like a homestay ..
Friendly members, clean rooms and amazing experiences
From the moment, we took the speedboat transfer to the reception at the Guesthouse, we are greeted by warm and friendly members of the guesthouse. The guesthouse is about 5mins walk from the dock and there are small provision shops about 8 – 10mins walk away. They have clean and functional facilities in the room (eg, heater, air-conditioned, small fridge). The lobby has a pool table and breakfast is served there too. There is a notice board that shows the excursions that they provide and prices are negotiable (if you travel as a group). For those fishing fanatics, the owner can also help to arrange fishing trips at reasonable prices. There is a must go and that’s to the private island called Vaagali; Its tranquil and beautiful. Overall, the entire stay was relaxed and enjoyable.

4.7 M D.
Turkey
June 11, 2014
The toilet smells!
I can't find three. Price maybe.
This hotel is at the other end of the island. 7-8 minutes walk from the popular beach area. Distance is not a problem. But the toilet smells terrible and spoiled our time there. The owners should find a soluition to thhat otherwise I won't recommend this hotel to anybody.

7 jeremy M.
Australia
April 18, 2014
reasonabley comfortable
reasonable price, friendly staff, clean aircon room
only stayed one night as had to fly out next day. Good value for money, room was clean, but water in bathroom smelled as they use ground water there I think. Staff were friendly and the owner was very friendly and on site. Its family run.

9.3 Erica Y.
Singapore
March 20, 2014
Resorts are overrated! I love the locals :-)
The staff were amazing - helpful, attentive and always smiling! Free wi-fi in the lobby. Wide range of activites to choose from all led by the hotel staff!
Loved my stay at Summer Villa. Maafushi is a beautiful island with tons of locals to interact with and talk to. They are all so friendly and happy. The Summer Villa staff were extremely attentive and always smiling at us :-) The activities were all affordable and well-priced, much unlike that of rip off resort prices! The staff can arrange snorkelling, private island visits (Vaagali is a must go!) where you have a whole island to yourself the whole day with lunch included, night fishing (they cook the fish u catch for dinner!) and even resort day visits if you want to experience the luxury (so overrated tho honestly). Maafushi has a private beach on one side of the island where ladies can wear their bikinis if they wish to. But tbh i wasn't rly affected by the no bikini rule on Maafushi because most of the day we go out on excursions ie snorkelling, private island...and you can do whatever you want on those excursions. Highly recommend Maafushi/Summer Villa Guest House! Tip: they give discounts on their activities if you go in a bigger group!

8.3 Bartosz T.
Poland
March 24, 2014
What you pay is what you get.
Clean rooms, good working air-condition, friendly atmosphere
Me and my friends spent 6 nights in Summer Villa Guest House. It was one of the cheapest accomodation options on the Maafushi Island. We were welcomed by the staff at the ferry dock and they took our luggages. Summer Villa is about 5 minutes by walk from the dock (about 10 minutes of slowly walk from the beach), and has prison, and few hotels in construction as its surroundings. On the ground floor there is a lobby with pool table, free wi-fi, comfortable sofas and tables. It is also a place where the buffet breakfast and dinner are served. We ate dinner only once (it cost 10$) because it was not very good (and we found out that it is expensive, because you can find better buffet for 6$). Breakfast were much better, every day quite the same: tost bread, butter, jam, sausages, eggs, great paste made of fresh coconut and tuna, some nudles, corn flakes, tea, coffe, juice, milk. In patio you can make a coffee or a tea all the time for free. Summer Villa has expensive excursions, but you can bargain if you have a group of people (but it is also not a problem to buy excursions somewhere else). We appreciate honesty of the Manager, who did not want to take us for dolphin cruise, because it was unlikely to see them (because of the weather). Our rooms were on the second floor, and it was nice, because we saw rooms on the ground floor and they have no window (technically they have windows but facing the corridor to the lobby). As conclusion I can say that it was very nice time I spent in Summer Villa Guest House, but it is possible to find something better in simillar price.

8.3 Zhaoxin F.
China
December 03, 2014
Very good location and services
good location, good services, comfortable conditions
The staffs are very helpful, we booked one-day trip from them to the sandband, it's very beautiful. Will come back again.

8 xuyuguang L.
China
March 04, 2014
good service
service price buffet
u should try their night buffet if they happened to offer it that night.


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