# 3 of 25 hotels in Anse Volbert/ Cote d'Or Beach

Paradise Sun(4 stars)

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  • Hotel in general
    5.4
  • Room
    5.2
  • Service
    5.7
  • Location
    5.5
  • Gastronomy
    5.4
  • Sport & Leisure
    5.3

Rating breakdown

  • excellent
    18
  • very good
    3
  • acceptable
    1
  • poor
    0
  • terrible
    0
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The most helpful positive review

5.666666666666667

A very nice and easy going hotel. The paths, no matter where you in the hotel and where you wanted, were always very short, which we appreciated a lot. The staff in the whole complex always very friendly. Among the guests were a lot of french people and italians, hardly german. …  read hotel review

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The most helpful negative review

3.6714285714285713

The hotel is in a nice location directly on the beautiful beach. The nature is really remarkable. We have seen many beaches of the world, this one is certainly the most beautiful. The color scheme between water, white sand and sun is impressive. The hotel itself did not please us. Although the buildings to the sea in the middle of a palm grove location, but there were some things, which we could not expecting. The cleanliness of the room and in the restau …  read hotel review

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Heinz
Perfect holiday in praslin
  • Recommended hotel
  • Couples
  • Translated
  • Beach holiday
  • September 2013
The hotel is wonderfully located at the end of the long anse volbert beach-ideal. Everything is very clean and well-kept every day and cleaned. With 80 rooms in the bungalows the hotel is very manageable and seemed familiar. Most of the guests came from Italy and France. read hotel review
  • Location
    5.0

    The hotel's private beach is perfect for swimming-also without bath shoes have been possible without a problem. 10 minutes walk away is a small village with the possibility to shopping and money exchange. The public bus which the island drive along stops right in front of the hotel and is equipped with 5 Rupees extremely cheap per way. Is worth a trip with the bus to anse lazio to drive (last 1.5 kilometer walk!) The belem river ferry station about 15 minutes and to the airport praslin approximately 20 minutes.

  • Sport & Leisure
    6.0

    We didn't use the pool because the sea with the great white sandy beach as a large badeanne is ☺. Flat sloping and you can swim well. As always guests on excursions are traveling (excursions to the Seychelles generally very recommendable!) There were always plenty of chairs in the sun, as also in the shade along the beach.

  • Service
    5.0

    The service staff is very friendly and helpful. With english, italian or french one comes perfectly by. Room service was always perfect.

  • Room
    5.0

    Rooms are big enough. There are single storey bungalows with two bedrooms and a two-story with four bungalows. Bathroom was clean and in good condition. Is also a 4 star level. Minibar (not filled) to the project is available.

  • Gastronomy
    5.0

    In september was only the restaurant directly on the beach with beautiful sand in operation (in the main house was being renovated). The food (dinner and breakfast) in form of a buffet were always very good. The selection was nothing special, but it is an average international 4 star hotel. From our side anything to complain about. In the evening was usually a live band as background music. Until 22 o'clock-afterwards is conclusion; bar until 23 hours open. Generally is in the right place who rather early rises. Life begins on the Seychelles in the morning and it is from 9-10 hours quiet (also in the nearby located village)

  • Hotel
    6.0

    The hotel is wonderfully located at the end of the long anse volbert beach-ideal. Everything is very clean and well-kept every day and cleaned. With 80 rooms in the bungalows the hotel is very manageable and seemed familiar. Most of the guests came from Italy and France.

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Bernd
Natural paradise: yes - hotelparadies : no
  • Hotel not recommended
  • Couples
  • Translated
  • Beach holiday
  • September 2013
The hotel is in a nice location directly on the beautiful beach. The nature is really remarkable. We have seen many beaches of the world, this one is certainly the most beautiful. The color scheme between water, white sand and sun is impressive. The hotel itself did not please us. Although the buildings to the sea in the middle of a palm grove location, but there were some things, which we could not expecting. The cleanliness of the room and in the restaurant is, in our view, inadequate. The hygiene of the food is not: food not chilled, birds walked ... over the buffet. In the room and in the bathroom was missing either in the windows or at least over the bed a insect repellent. We must therefore with mosquitos and geckos life. We have a hotel of this category just expecting more. It another way, our 2. hotel Mahé shown. There you had these things very well in the grasp. A shame, because the Seychelles are really very nice. read hotel review
  • Service
    5.0

    The restaurant team was especially in the evening good and very friendly. In the morning something missing the momentum. The reception was always endeavors. But that was also.

  • Hotel
    3.0

    The hotel is in a nice location directly on the beautiful beach. The nature is really remarkable. We have seen many beaches of the world, this one is certainly the most beautiful. The color scheme between water, white sand and sun is impressive. The hotel itself did not please us. Although the buildings to the sea in the middle of a palm grove location, but there were some things, which we could not expecting. The cleanliness of the room and in the restaurant is, in our view, inadequate. The hygiene of the food is not: food not chilled, birds walked over the buffet. In the room and in the bathroom was missing either in the windows or at least over the bed a insect repellent. We must therefore with mosquitos and geckos life. We have a hotel of this category just expecting more. It another way, our 2. hotel Mahé shown. There you had these things very well in the grasp. A shame, because the Seychelles are really very nice.

  • Room
    2.0

    Size and furnishing was okay. Cleanliness: oh well. In the almost two weeks was swept, never mopped. The lack of insect repellent bothered us a lot. Spiders, mosquitoes, small geckos have left. A shame.

  • Sport & Leisure
    4.0

    The entertainment is with two to three events per day. Jimmy makes every effort and fun. Shipping on wednesday (free registration required) is very nice. The pool is small, but we have the sea. There are plenty of loungers available. The cushions were also at night and were partly extremely dirty (the birds are everywhere)

  • Gastronomy
    2.0

    As described above: that was from our point of view not at all. The buffet breakfast was very sparse. Hardly meat, bit of cheese. Always the same. In the evening there was a different theme every day for the food. Prices are extremely high: two small beer (0.28 litre) for 10 Euro.

  • Location
    6.0

    As i said, very good location. We were with the public bus. Cheap and very adventurous. So can one everything on the island. With the motorboat you managed from the beach to la dique in 20 minutes. Costs 50 Euro including bicycle.

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Winner
  • Recommended hotel
  • Couples
  • Translated
  • Beach holiday
  • August 2013
The hotel has for us as find turned out to be. We had just the right mix of comfort, service and nonchalance found, which we aspire. The rooms are good equipped and the service leaves nothing to be desired. The food in buffet form is rich and good. The staff is always cheerful and helpful. The massages in the spa area we enjoyed very much. A compliment to the management. read hotel review
  • Sport & Leisure
    5.0
    Quality of the beach
    6.0
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    4.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    5.0
  • Service
    5.8
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    6.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    5.0
  • Gastronomy
    5.5
    Variety of food and drinks
    6.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    5.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    6.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    5.0
  • Room
    5.3
    Size of the room
    5.0
    Size of the bathroom
    6.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    5.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    5.0
  • Location
    4.2
    Proximity to shopping areas
    4.0
    Distance to the beach
    6.0
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    4.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    3.0
    Other leisure activities available
    4.0
  • Hotel
    5.0
    Condition of the Hotel
    5.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    5.0
    Disabled-friendly
    5.0
    Family friendliness
    5.0
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Lindsay
Paradise at the Paradise Sun Seychelles
  • Recommended hotel
  • Families
  • Beach holiday
  • July 2013
Friendly from arrival onwards. The location on Praslin island is about 30 minutes from the airport. This seemingly comfortable laid back and easy going atmospheres was brought about by a well trained group of staff at every level. Efficiency was accompanied by a genuine friendliness. The food was full of variety, and entertainment was usually musical and very pleasant. There was lots to do in addition to what was laid on. Wonderful scuba and snorkelling and big game fishing. Food was super wherever you went. July is a nice time to go as it was about 27 degrees celsius every ... day. read hotel review
  • Gastronomy
    6.0

    Great variety every meal, including the local creole, italian, asian, african and the fruit was absolutely wonderful!

  • Hotel
    6.0

    Friendly from arrival onwards. The location on Praslin island is about 30 minutes from the airport. This seemingly comfortable laid back and easy going atmospheres was brought about by a well trained group of staff at every level. Efficiency was accompanied by a genuine friendliness. The food was full of variety, and entertainment was usually musical and very pleasant. There was lots to do in addition to what was laid on. Wonderful scuba and snorkelling and big game fishing. Food was super wherever you went. July is a nice time to go as it was about 27 degrees celsius every day.

  • Location
    6.0

    on white sandy beeches with beautiful views virtually on your doorstep from your cottage. One could walk into the village by going along the beach. Local shopping is fine but not sophisticated, but it was not necessary. Any number of excursions were available, and easily arranged.

  • Room
    6.0

    a lovely cottage with a generous bathroom and lovely showers, plenty of wardrobe space, a nice tv and comfortable bed with a nice terrace. Tea and coffee were available. A safe for valuables was supplied, but I felt safe and secure even with out needing the safe.

  • Service
    6.0

    It is rare to have such friendliness combined with quiet efficiency. This resort traditionally had many italian , French, German, South African and many other guests, and the staff were able to talk easily and comfortably with many. Room cleaning was excellent. and the laundry service was very good. We did not need Doctor and or childcare services. We used Creole travel services and found them great as well

  • Sport & Leisure
    6.0

    lovely pool, and snorkelling equipment available for free along with sea kayaks and volley balls for the court. Also table tennis in the main building, where there was free internet. The pool was very clean.

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Mario
Great hotel with a dream beach!
  • Recommended hotel
  • Couples
  • Translated
  • Beach holiday
  • June 2013
The Hotel Paradise sun has an absolute dream-sand beach. Even after 200 metres towards the sea you will find no corals, sea urchins or seaweed. Simply a great baderlebnis. The hotel is beautiful set up with spacious villas with great decor. The staff was always cooperative and attentive. Only the party possibilities (for example disco, pubs) you can only find in further distance. A great hotel to relax in a wonderful location. read hotel review
  • Service
    6.0
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    6.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    6.0
  • Hotel
    6.0
    Condition of the Hotel
    6.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    6.0
  • Room
    6.0
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    6.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    6.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    6.0
    Quality of the beach
    6.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    6.0
  • Gastronomy
    5.5
    Variety of food and drinks
    5.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    6.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    5.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    6.0
  • Location
    4.8
    Distance to the beach
    6.0
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    5.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    4.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    4.0
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Information about Paradise Sun

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Hotel description

Hotel description

Hotel News

17/07/2012:

The most popular day at the hotel is Friday. The uniqueness of this special day involves the interaction between the team and hotel guests, highlighting Creole culture and traditions. Guests can enhance their knowledge on Creole cuisine and attend our cooking class, learn how to make hats from coconut leaves with our coconut demonstration, and kick back and dance to the music, as the evening continues with traditional “Moutya” and “Sega” demonstrations.

Amenities

Hotel amenities

  • Terrace
  • Non-smoking room
  • Shops in the hotel
  • Business centre
  • Business Centre Use: free
  • Hotel safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Free parking
  • Car park

Room amenities

  • Writing bureau
  • Phone
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Wake up call/Alarm clock
  • Connecting rooms

Gastronomy

  • Restaurant
  • Number of restaurants altogether: 1
  • Number of restaurants for non-guests: 1
  • Vegetarian dishes
  • Dishes for those with allergies
  • Gluten free
  • Hotel bar
  • Number of hotel bars altogether: 1
  • Number of hotel bars for non-guests: 1
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Packed lunches

A choice of sports

  • Outdoor pool
  • Hiking

Spa offers

  • Spa centre
  • Massages
  • Special massages

Other hotel information

  • Evening programs and entertainment
  • Number of stars/domestic category: 4 Stars
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Non-hotel guests can/cannot access the area: open
  • Cash payment
  • English
  • 24 hour security
  • Car hire
  • Information desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Children welcome
  • Free Wifi access included
  • Laundry service