Coco de Mer - Black Parrot Suites
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So after my worry that I will not be on the flight to Nairobi I have checked in, looks like I'm good to go, just need to get my head around visas when I land. My heart is racing and I haven't felt this nervous, excited and apprehensive since I first started this adventure. My leg held up to the demands of the trip from Birmingham to the Seychelles with being awake for over 24 hours, it was extremely swollen but the cold beer helped me forget ...
So I've made it back to the Seychelles and met up with 4 of my diving friends so today will be a good day. Need to catch the plane to Nairobi tomorrow which is a little daunting. The sun is shining and the sea is calling, must have a dip being as I missed out on 7 weeks of ...
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... After a short boat ride to Praslin our taxi was waiting to take us to the airport. Since we were early, Robert offered to bring us to the end of the island before taking us to the airport. We also picked up his wife and dropped her off in that area. He took his time and is was better to be in his air conditioned car instead of at the ...
... fish (first time) and a few others I must identify. The second dive was at Albatross and now my octopus was losing tiny bubbles at first but then it just decided to empty my tank at an alarming rate as I was going down. I freaked out, and headed back up while I continued to try and stop it. No way was I going to dive and have this stress during my dive. I had Andrea (dive master) to help me but when the air continued to ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Coco de Mer - Black Parrot Suites Anse Bois de Rose
We went to the Black Parrot for our honeymoon expecting a luxurious, top- of-the-range hotel, especially when we consider how much we paid for it. The reality was that it is just a good hotel, certainly nothing fancy. I had no problems with the cleanliness, but the staff could be unfriendly, to the point of rude on occasions. My biggest problem was with the food. The second night we had to eat at the Coco De Mer as the kitchen was closed in the Black Parrot and it was the same food as we had been given the evening before. The lack of choice was staggering, particularly on the lunch menu. The especially annoying part was the menu was (slightly) better at the Coco De Mer, even though it was cheaper to stay there.
Absolutely Terrible for a 4 star hotel
We stayed for 12 days in August. Food was bland and repetitive, the wine terrible and more often than not off. Ants in the dining room and on the tables. Staff helpful but helpless and impotent. Rooms sparsely furnished, poor state of repair in many places. Extremely expensive for what you get, facilities are antiquitated and the small gym equipment positively old and dangerous. I would not recommend this hotel to my worst enemy, it was a complete dissapointment and in our view should be downgraded to a 3 star at best.
We stayed at the Black Parrot Suites in August 2005 and got married there as well. Our wedding ceremony was perfect - and everything else as well.
We stayed at the black parrot Suites in June 2005, it was the worst travel experience of any hotel we have had to date. For eight days it rained causing all but 2 of the 12 suites to have severely leaking roofs. The South African owners/management were indifferent to our plight and we along with many other couples endured dangerous conditions in terms of constantly wet floors throughout the rooms and bar area, including dripping water onto electrical ceiling fans and televisions. Wine was often unpalatable, there was an abundance of insects/ants on your dining table living underneath each place mat which had to be cleared before you could sit. Bar bills were often different although the same drinks were consumed this appeared to depend upon who was serving at the bar. In our opinion this hotel is not a four/five star by any stretch of the imagination, and is clearly not reviewed often enough by British tour operators as it is a complete fraud and not worth anything like the fees charged to stay here. A nightmare experience.
We stayed in the Black Parrott Suites for a week in May 2005 and got married there as well. The staff were fantastic, so helpful and couldn't do enough for us and our wedding. The hotel was small and intimate and added to the honeymoon feeling.
The food and drinks were great, if a little expensive, and were a good mix of international and local cuisine. We were not disappointed and hope to go back one day and celebrate our anniversary there.
We stayed here for 8 nights and had a wonderful time. It's very quiet and intimate, only 12 suites and people do keep themselves to themselves. most people seemed to be on honeymoon or getting married.
this may be an old review but just found Tripadvisor, stayed at the Black P for 7 nights in April 2003 where I got married, and, what a lovely wedding it was aswell so well done and a great location.
Couldn't believe it was a 4 star!
Stayed for one week in Sept 2004. Was very disappointed with it, though it wasn't terrible. The staff seemed very unfriendly on average, only two members were polite and helpful, I found some of them to be downright rude!.
The location is beautiful and the laidback atmosphere is awesome but there isn't much to do, no shops as much and the food though lovely was repetitive.
There was a well stocked library, extra slow internet and some watersports available.
Its such a pity because it is a beautiful place and with a bit of vision it could be a well run hotel. I was disappointed that I spent so much money on getting there and felt very let down by this 'island paradise'.
We stayed at Coco de Mer hotel in November 2004. I thought that it is 4 star hotel but I was a bit disappointed.
We stayed here for a week as part of our honeymoon and it was perfect.
The staff were incredibly friendly, food was fantastic and the views were great. Very quiet and peaceful a great place to relax