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Coral Strand Smart Choice Hotel

4-star beachfront hotel with outdoor pool, near Beau Vallon Beach

  • Free WiFi and free parking

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7.4.Good.
  • Good location but really needs to be renovated. Cleaning staff need better equipment.…

    Feb 26, 2020

  • Great place for the family; right in front of the ocean.

    Jan 31, 2020

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Walkable
Dining options
Safe
Quiet
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 160 guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On the beach
  • 3 restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available

For families

  • Children's pool
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Television

What’s around

  • On the beach
  • Beau Vallon Beach - 1 min walk
  • Bazar Labrin Market - 13 min walk
  • Victoria Clocktower - 42 min walk
  • Morne Seychellois National Park - 2.6 mi / 4.2 km
  • Seychelles National Botanical Gardens - 4.1 mi / 6.6 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Standard Room
  • Classic Room, Ocean View
  • Superior Room
  • Superior Room, Ocean View

Location

  • On the beach
  • Beau Vallon Beach - 1 min walk
  • Bazar Labrin Market - 13 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • On the beach
  • Beau Vallon Beach - 1 min walk
  • Bazar Labrin Market - 13 min walk
  • Victoria Clocktower - 42 min walk
  • Morne Seychellois National Park - 2.6 mi / 4.2 km
  • Seychelles National Botanical Gardens - 4.1 mi / 6.6 km
  • Stade Linite - 4.8 mi / 7.7 km
  • Baie Ternay - 12.8 mi / 20.6 km

Getting around

  • Seychelles Intl. Airport (SEZ) - 27 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 160 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2 PM-11:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM
  • Express check-in/out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Children

  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • Babysitting/childcare*

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Free onsite extended parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Free offsite parking nearby
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 3 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Beach bar
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Barbecue grills

Things to do

  • Fishing on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Parasailing on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Working away

  • 24-hour business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1292
  • Conference space size (meters) - 120
  • Conference center

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1972
  • Elevator
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Slippers

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Things to enjoy

  • Furnished balcony or patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 32-inch plasma TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features

Dining

Island Trader - Overlooking the ocean, this buffet restaurant specializes in Halal dishes and serves breakfast and dinner.

Mahek - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in Indian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.

Ocean Deck Pub - This beach pub specializes in international cuisine and serves brunch, lunch, dinner, and light fare. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Coral Asia - This poolside sushi bar specializes in sushi and serves brunch, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

Recreation

On Site

  • Fishing on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Parasailing on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Volleyball on site

Nearby

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Small print

Also known as

  • Coral Strand
  • Hotel Coral Strand
  • Coral Strand Smart Choice
  • Coral Strand Smart Choice Hotel Hotel
  • Coral Strand Smart Choice Hotel Mahe Island
  • Coral Strand Smart Choice Hotel Hotel Mahe Island
  • Coral Strand Hotel
  • Coral Strand Smart Choice
  • Coral Strand Smart Choice Hotel
  • Coral Strand Smart Choice Hotel Mahe Island
  • Coral Strand Smart Choice Mahe Island
  • Coral Strand Smart Hotel
  • Smart Choice Hotel
  • Coral Strand Beau Vallon

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Rollaway beds are available for EUR 30.0 per night

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 16 per person (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 60 per vehicle (one-way)

Airport shuttle service for children costs EUR 60 (one-way)

Policies

Some rooms at this property are not suitable for children. Please add child ages in the search parameters to display available rooms.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, Coral Strand Smart Choice Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self and extended parking.
  • Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 2 PM - 11:30 PM. There's a charge for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-in and check-out are available.
  • Yes, there are 3 onsite restaurants, featuring beachfront dining, Halal dishes, and ocean views. Nearby restaurants include The Copper Pot (10-min walk), Pescado (14-min walk), and Hilltop Restaurant (2 mi).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is EUR 60 per vehicle one-way.
  • Have fun with onsite activities like kayaking, parasailing, and sailing. Additional recreation onsite includes volleyball. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the hotel's other amenities, which include a garden.
7.4.Good.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Very nicely situated on Beau Vallon. Property is a little dated but very clean and well maintained. I was very disappointed to see that there are several large tortoises caged in a cement enclosure on the property. This is very inhumane. The Aldabra Tortoise can live over 100 years. This is a shame that these beautiful creatures are being kept in such a small unnatural habitat. I would love to see the hotel transfer these tortoises to Curieuse Island where they can live in the wild.

    Kurt, 2 night romance trip, Oct 17, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    It is near to everything.. the beach, reataurants nearby and 20 minutes away from victoria the capital. People are multi lingual, kind and good. Special mention to the very kind Miss Susan from the housekeeping who kindly set up our room into a honeymoon decoration when she found out we were getting married. Thank you very much.. Understaffed, i think.

    Marjorie, 3 night romance trip, Oct 5, 2019

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  • 4.0.Fair

    My room was not clean. Dust wads hanging from ceiling and dirt in corners of floors. Grounds had trash on them. Sink would not drain, AC not working properly. Advertised as 4 star on their website. Not 4 star at all. Maybe 2. There are two good things: its right on the beach, so great location and goid sushi.

    3 night business trip, Sep 4, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    We stayed at coral strand for 3 nights and enjoyed our stay! You cannot beat the proximaty to the beach and the views from the buffet restaurant. We did the half board (free breakfast and dinner) and enjoyed our meals but thought it may get redundant if we stayed at the hotel for several more nights. Outside bar has great service and food. There are giant tortoises on site by the parking lot! Rooms were slightly dated and stuffy which is understandable given the heat and humidity. The staff was excellent and were very helpful when scheduling excursions. We recommend doing a guided hike or the giant tortoise/snorkeling excursion! Please know that you are responsible for being in the lobby and getting in the right car/bus for your excursion (we missed our bus and had to take a cab to our excursion point). Definitely schedule round trip car service beforehand to make your life easily and remember that water is not included in the half board! Overall would recommend!

    Dana, 3 night romance trip, Apr 28, 2019

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  • 2.0.Poor

    From my Seychelles experience, this is the worst hotel there is. Do not book there in December. The staff cannot handle the amount of people they accomodate. It took us about an hour to be cjecked into a room. They have loud music functions that go on until the early morning hours, and they dont inform you when you book or check in. The rooms are old and some of them smell really bad. Moreover, you do not get value for your money here, its a terrible place.

    2 night romance trip, Dec 26, 2018

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    Coral Strand Hotel had its own beach access in addition to an outdoor pool, allowing guest relax and have fun at the popular Beau Vallon beach on Mahe Island. The facilities were functional, clean and the location is generally safe for a holiday. The hotel staff (Aisha, Stella, Ivan, Yogi, Helan, Chamara, Sheryl) were very courteous and always willing to help ensure visitors get a fantastic time in Seychelles. I'd recommend this place to anyone!

    Afolabi, 10 night romance trip, Dec 25, 2018

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  • 6.0.Good

    Nice low cost hotel on the beach. Checking in took a long time and there was confusion about trying to charge drinks and meals to the room. The breakfast buffet was nice, but I would not recommend the sushi restaurant. No problems with the food, but it was only so so.

    Don, 1 night trip, Nov 7, 2018

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    Good hotel, nice beach, friendly staff

    Nice hotel within a good budget price. Good breakfast. Very friendly staff. Had an issue with a party next door and loud music but that was not the hotel's fault and they tried to negotiate the noise issue. Ended by 10.30 pm. Overall, a good hotel on a nice beach.

    Michael, 1 night trip, Oct 13, 2018

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    Very nice staff, also nice and comfortable room but we had a room which has a door instead of wall between another room so we didn’t have any privacy because we heard what people in next room were talking, doing, etc...

    Sabina, 4 night trip, Sep 11, 2018

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    nice rooms, good view, friendly staff. The beach is very nice and right off the deck of the hotel.

    DennisOlson, 2 night trip, Aug 3, 2018

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