Coral Strand Smart Choice Hotel Seychelles

P.O. Box 400, Beau Vallon, Mahe Island, Seychelles | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located on P.O. Box 400, Beau Vallon, is near Botanical Gardens, Clock Tower, Ste Anne Marine National Park, and French Cultural Center.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Coral Strand Smart Choice Hotel Seychelles Beau Vallon

    Pretty Grotty


    Just arrived back from this hotel yesterday. Overall, very tired looking hotel but situated on a beautiful beach which is really it's only saving grace. The beds were very uncomfortable, the food was terrible, the pool was dirty, the towels threadbare and the shower kept going cold as the pressure was so low, so all in all pretty disappointing. Also, my husband had to remove several dead birds from our balcony as they hurtled into the mirrored glass each morning. This is, in my opinion, not a 3* hotel.

    I expected more!


    THe hotel looks great but the service was poor! the cleaning ladie forgot to knock before entering. We had to beg for towels. We had to beg for them to change the sheet on the bed. I purposly got

    The food was basic i got tired of eating fish but hey i was on an island. the beach was beautiful but the beach in Polomay was amazing. If you have a chance go to Pralin or La digue now those islands are amazing! You can't got to Seychelle and not visit those island next door.

    The life there is expensive. I was there for Creole festival allot of activities on the island, when festival was over it was quite boring, the nightlife is non existing, you go there to relax and enjoy the beach basicly.



    I would describe this hotel as basic.

    Basic rooms, basic service and basic food.

    However I wouldn't deter anyone from staying there, the beach is located behind the hotel and is nice.

    Just hope that it doesn't rain all day (like it did for us for a one whole day) as there is nothing else to do.

    Loved it


    Got Married there loved it and would recommend to anyone fantastic

    Blackpool in Beau Vallon


    We were on honeymoon here on 18th Sept 05 and stayed just the one night, we were that disappointed with the hotel. We had a double room with two single beds pushed together and the mattress was so poor you could feel the slats through it. The worst is the overblown noise from the pool bar in the afternoons which gears up to even more untolerable levels from 8-10:30pm. Our windows vibrated with the strains of 'What's up Pusscat' from the entertainer. Sleep is impossible until it finishes and then you have to wait for the rowdy people to stagger back to their rooms drunk and make more noise. This noise goes on every day.

    Well, its OK


    I stayed in Coral Strand in this September for 5 nights. Actually I was really afraid after reading all these bad reviews. But I think the hotel is good enough if you compare prices with other hotels.

    We have travelled around the whole Mahe island. We also visited Praslin and La Digue. I can honestly say that Beau Vallon is the best beach for swimmers. And Coral Strand is located at the best place of Beau Vallon.

    Well, the hotel was not much clean, and the breakfast was poor. But people working there, especially at reception are very friendly. Other restaurants of the hotel are also good.

    If you want to visit Seychelles but have limited budget then Coral Strand is the best option in my opinion.

    Awful Service, grotty hotel, good beach.


    Booked this trip last minute and got it for a bragain - £700 including emirates flights plus 7 night B&B at the coral strand. So with that in mind I shouldn't really complain, HOWEVER, the staff here act as they couldn't care less about you, even rude sometimes. The hotel is very basic and the food gave all of us (3 couples) reason to grab the immodium tablets. We hired some cars and visited a few of the other hotels and the coral strand was by far the worst we saw on the island. Also, as its probably the cheapest "large" hotel on the island it is regularly frequented by navy ships of various nations who have finished a tour of duty in the persian gulf which dock into Victoria and let their crews stay at this hotel. We had about 50 "loud" seamen who indulged themselves from 11am to midnight at the pool bar for 4 days - If you are looking for the quiet romantic getaway in paradise, spend a few more dollars/pounds/euro's and book into the sunset beach hotel up the road which is infinitely better. Having stayed in hundreds of hotels around the world, I can say with a fair amount of authority that this ranks as one of the worst "total hotel experiences" I have encountered.

    Great beach, very poor hotel


    Such a shame this place was bad as it's on the beach on Mahe. Food, room, service, clealiness all dire. Do not go here for a holiday! There are plenty of other places on the island.

    Get the feeling they're living off thier location because the rest was bad. So pleased we didn't spend the whole of our holiday here I would have been gutted.

    The bad service and attitude of staff just became a joke with the guests.

    My advice - do not stay here...

    Great setting and atmosphere


    I agree with the previous comments but would recommend the hotel if it falls within your price range. All other hotels (at least the ones in the brochures) are much more expensive and it is not fair to compare it with the much more expensive hotels in Praslin.

    Good position - poor hotel


    Visited here in Oct 2003.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Coral Strand Smart Choice Hotel Seychelles Beau Vallon

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

    Traveler Photos Coral Strand Smart Choice Hotel Seychelles Beau Vallon

    002. View from our balcony, Coral Strand Hotel,
    Mahe, Seychelles Islands