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Sala Boutique Hotel

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Newly opened 5 star boutique hotel at a 4 star price in the center of Male the capital of the Maldives, the jetties are 5 minutes away, owned and operated under German management, a different type of hotel with personal touch and care, a wonderful oasis in Males' capital
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room service
Free parking
Airport transportation
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
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Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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I stayed here after a trip on a safari boar in the Maldives, for two night prior to flying home. I stayed here some years ago and was impressed by the place. it's a small boutique hotel and Thai restaurant, owned and run by Thomas, an ex-pat German who settled in Male some
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Response from Thomas S, Owner at Sala Boutique Hotel
Responded 6 Feb. 2019
Dear Ann, It’s been a great pleasure having you back with us again! Hope you will be back soon, Warmest regards Thomas
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We had a full day in Male before flying out late in the evening. We were so grateful to find that the Sala Hotel offered a day room rate, and that they had space. This is a fabulous boutique hotel (only 6 rooms) conveniently located in Male, about 20 min from the airport. The
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The Sala Boutique Hotel is not some glamorous resort on a sandy atoll. It is a city centre hotel that, in its way, reminded me a bit of the movie, The Best Marigold Hotel. It is not run down at all, but it has a management that cares; it is reminiscent of a boutique hotel in
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Response from Thomas S, Owner at Sala Boutique Hotel
Responded 14 Jan. 2019
Dear Ian, Again, thank you for another wonderful review, to create this what you described was our vision and we do live it; our staff is a small family that integrate our guests into their community, all of us love what we are doing, The capsules for the Nespresso mashine are in the minibar! Why? Because only well tempered coffee in combination with mineral water creates a fantastic coffee, try it at home and you will see the difference! Looking forward to have you back with us! Warm regards
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I was only in Male for a night but this hotel was amazing. Picked me up from the dock and went totally out of the way to anticipate what I needed. They knew my flight schedule and proactively gave me a wake up call the next morning to make sure I didn’t miss breakfast before
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Response from Thomas S, Owner at Sala Boutique Hotel
Responded 30 Nov. 2018
Dear Andres, Am delighted to hear the wonderful news! Thank you so much for your kindness, rest ensured that we will never give up our efforts to make our guests happy, please come back and tell friends about us, Warmest regards Thomas CEO
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This hotel is lovely and is a peaceful and quiet oasis in busy Male. We arrived late at night and were met at the airport promptly and escorted to the hotel via ferry boat and taxi. The rooms are comfortable with nice amenities and it is very clean. It was so quiet in the
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How far away from the beach is this hotel?
You would not stay in Male expecting to go to the beach :-) Male is a built up city with just the artificial beach for swimming. The beaches over the channel in Hulhumale are a bit better - but still certainly no substitute for the beaches at the locals islands/resorts. Male/Hulhumale are just overnights stops en route to/from your international flight. Sala Boutique Hotel is a very nice stopover, and has a great restaurant with excellent Thai food.
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is there a airport transfer service provided?
From Male airport all guests take a ferry to Male. Then grab a taxi. Cost will be 30 Ruffiya - less thsn $2. I do not think there are any places doing transfers.
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hi, how far to Male airport. is there a pick up from airport to hotel.
The hotel picked us up at the AirPort, and helped us to get the Rights ferry to male, they Got a taxi in Male, and followed us to the hotel. Very helpfull owner, who also helped us to buy tickets to the island ferry next day.
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Does this hotel have a swimming pool? Is there a beach close by that can be used? Thanks!
I am sorry to say the hotel does not. However Thomas the owner can tell where to go if you really need one. We stayed two nights and then proceeded to get on a live aboard for diving. The then the to Holiday inn on in Kandoma island. No need for pools if you are surrounded by the Indian Ocean. ;)
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bonsoir, nous prenons tous nos invités gratuitement - laissez-nous savoir votre numéro de vol d'arrivée, s'il vous plaît réserver directement avec nous, nous vous donnons le meilleur prix possible! j'ai hâte d'avoir de vos nouvelles, Thomas CEO
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"Only 6 rooms in enclosed courtyard at rear. Deluxe rooms are best."
"Three on main floor and three up a short flight of stairs, all similar with a poster king bed"
"Most rooms have closed window because they faces inwards of the building"
"In garden rooms that are very quiet and hidden from the noisy male streets"
"Ask for the top floor if available. Only 7 rooms to this boutique hotel."
USD 135 - USD 185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
MaldivesKaafu AtollNorth Male AtollMale
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