Review: Hulhule Island Hotel, Maldives


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The Hulhule Island Hotel located in the Maldives island of Hulhumale is set on its own white sand beach area at the edge of the crystal clear Indian Ocean.

Wherever you decide to stay, book via our luxury travel concierge. We offer free upgrades, free breakfasts, and free perks at hotels, including Four Seasons, Aman, Belmond, Hyatt, Ritz-Carlton, Marriott, InterContinental, and more. You also get your usual Marriott Bonvoy Hyatt, loyalty points, and status benefits when you book with our concierge.


The location is perfect for both business and leisure travelers as it’s the only hotel on the same island as the International Airport. The hotel is less than 5 minutes by surface from the airport, and with complimentary hotel shuttles available around the clock, this hotel ticks the box for convenience. In addition, the hotel also offers complimentary scheduled ferry transfers to Male’ where there are plenty of cultural sites and lively markets to help guests truly experience the Maldivian way of life.


The Hulhule Island Hotel has 136 comfortable guest rooms and suites, all with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. You can choose between a Suite, Super Deluxe Room with Jacuzzi, Deluxe Room, and Superior room varying in size. The well-appointed rooms have all the usual amenities: King size or Twin beds, LCD TVs, tea/coffee-making facilities, mini bar, and branded bathroom amenities, as well as nice touches like a welcome fruit platter. Higher levels of the room also enjoy a balcony, bathtub with Jacuzzi, pre-stocked wine cooler, and treats like a bottle of sparkling wine and chocolates or cookies on arrival. The hotel is also very proud of its pillow menu with your choice of 16 pillow varieties, sure to guarantee you a great night’s sleep. Room Tip: Ask for a room on the ground floor with direct beach access.

Service & Facilities

Guests looking to escape, relax and unwind should try the Hulhule Island Hotel Spa with a wide range of treatments, including Balinese, Aromatherapy, Shiatsu, Swedish Massages, Body Scrubs, Facials, and more. However, if you are looking for more energetic activities, the hotel has beach volleyball, tennis, badminton, golf putting, a basketball practice court, a multi-purpose sports court, and a well-equipped gymnasium. The hotel is happy to arrange various water sports, diving sessions, fishing trips, and island excursions on request.

The Hulhule Island Hotel prides itself on its welcoming and professional service. Their concierge is always happy to arrange anything you need, from a simple picnic to a professional dive session. All you need to do is ask. In addition, if you’re just visiting the island on a flight stop-over, the hotel also offers excellent day packages that give you access to the pool with a meal, shower facilities, and Wi-Fi access – perfect for making that connection go a little bit quicker.

Food & Drink

There is a very extensive selection of dining options at the Hulhule Island Hotel, including the award-winning rooftop Uduvilaa restaurant serving international, Asian & Maldivian cuisine; Faru Coffee House offering a broad international and local menu 24 hours a day; Sunset Deck for cocktails and snacks with a view; Champs Bar with its sporting theme; Champs Deck for open-air evening drinks as well as their Pool Side, Beach Bar, In-room Dining and Private Dining.

The hotel has also been awarded ‘the Best Culinary Establishment of the Maldives’ prize several times at the Hotel Asia Exhibition & Culinary Challenge. Dining Tip: Try one of the Indian curries at the hotel – you won’t be disappointed. If you want to dine open air, swim poolside, and relax in the Maldives sunshine, this hotel is your perfect gateway to these magical islands.


So, whether you are just passing through or the Hulhule Island Hotel is your final destination, you are sure to enjoy the delicious Maldivian cuisine and incredible hospitality this hotel has to offer.

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