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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Friendly staff, very welcoming. Rooms were clean and spacious with good wifi. The swimming pool is huge with a separate one for little kids. Wish the pool bar was not closed though. Would visit again!

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Brindisi
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Very quite place.Rooms very clean and looking like old colonial style but nice. Stuff very friendly and helpfull. Unfortunately no much beach to enjoy around the village with high sea level but the swimming pool will compensate for it. It was very nice the BBQ trip on a desert and sandy island. It easy with help from stuff to rent... More 

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Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Visited this Resort for lunch and lounging while waiting for my domestic flight. Drinks even alcoholic ones are at so reasonable prices. A la carte food is great taste, my Fried Rice was delicious but somehow too oily. The Resort itself is small but clean and charming. It's worth to know that this resort is located in the airport island... More 

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1 Thank Singgih H
Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We were disappointed with the place from our arrival. The reception staff were very inexperienced and unwelcoming. I think half the trouble is they are bored. Their English isn't good in some cases. Young girls on reception on their cell phones and doing their makeup is not a good look. The rooms were adequate, and reasonably clean. The a/c worked,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Spent 10 days at The Equator Village from 13 Sept 2015 with my wife. I am a returning visitor to Gan having spent 9 months there in the R.A.F. from April 73 to Jan 74. The island has obviously changed a lot in that time but I did recognize a lot of the places. The one thing that I was... More 

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Reviewed 5 June 2016

I think there was 40 something x RAF people and partners .we all turned up about the same time in March we had a fantastic reception .the staff are fantastic here they go out of their way to help in any way they can There are two snorkelling trips a day which are free We .also went on a trip... More 

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Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

We booked the hotel last minute..and it was the only available hotel... If you are looking for a romantic...luxury holiday...it is not the hotel for you.. But the beach was fantastic... The hotel boat took us twice a day to differen islands and coral beaches for diving... The food is ok... The staff is ok... Be careful and do not... More 

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4 Thank Özlem C
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Having paid twice the price for 4 and 5 star in the Maldives, Equator Village is going to be our future destination from now on. Same sky, sea and weather why would you pay anymore. Met a lovely lady called Marian who lives on the Island 6 months of the year who we hope to see later in the UK.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2016

As the other reviews say you either like Gan or you dont. We have been to the more luxurious Maldives & decided this would be a nice change & it was. It must be remembered that what ever could be preserved from RAF days has been. The rooms are spacious and had adequate amount of furniture. Air conditioning, fridge, &... More 

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Ebbw Vale, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016

This was our third visit to the Equator Village, a former Sergeants Mess from the RAF days. Over 40 persons visited for this the 40th anniversary of the closure of the base. We were made to feel really welcome, everyone was friendly and couldn't do enough to make our stay so enjoyable. This is the 'real' Maldives where you can... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Equator Village spa resort- the alluring tropical beauty of Addu Atoll. Nestled in one of the largest, most interestingly formed and historically rich atolls of Maldives, an exotic adventure begins the moment you start your journey from INIA to Gan International Airport. This is not your typical Maldivian resort; this is an equatorial escape into a land of culture and nature entwined together ... more   less 

Additional Information about Equator Village

Address: Gan Island
Region: Maldives > Addu Atoll > Gan Island
Price Range: $151 - $812 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Equator Village 3.5*
Number of rooms: 78
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Also Known As:
Equator Village Hotel Gan
Equator Village Seenu Atoll
Equator Village Maldives/Gan Island
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“Budget to some but luxury to others. Food was lovely and staff very eager to please”
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“Try to get room # 142 - this is nearest to sea.”
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“Better choose rooms close to the beach side.”
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