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The Islander Hotel

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Private beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach towels
Private beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach towels
Private beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach towels
Villa, 2 Bedrooms | Terrace/patio

Overview of The Islander Hotel

The Islander Hotel

3-star property
3-star beachfront guesthouse with restaurant, near Cousin Island

9.2/10 Superb

12 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
Anse Kerlan, Praslin Island

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • On a private beach

Getting around

  • Praslin Island (PRI) - 4 min drive
  • Seychelles Intl. Airport (SEZ) - 27.5 miles/44.3 km
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Chateau Sans Souci - 6 min walk
  • Legend - 16 min walk
  • Le Paradisier - 6 min drive
  • Bliss Hotel - 7 min drive
  • Village Take Away - 7 min drive

About this property

The Islander Hotel

The Islander Hotel is just 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from the airport and offers a shuttle. You can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant or wind down at the end of the day with a drink from the bar/lounge. A terrace and a garden are offered, and in-room conveniences include refrigerators and microwaves. Fellow travelers say good things about the breakfast.


English, French

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 12 rooms


  • Check-in time from noon - 4:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age - 21
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 4 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
  • Due to this property's location, guests planning to depart the Seychelles prior to 9 AM may need to arrange overnight accommodations on Mahe.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking


  • Airport shuttle*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast (surcharge) each morning 8 AM–10 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grills
  • Private dining

What to do

  • On a private beach
  • Golf lessons nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Skydiving nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Golf caddy on site
  • Golf cart on site
  • Golf clubs on site


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • 18 holes of golf


  • Hand-held showerheads
  • Height-adjustable showerhead
  • 2 stairs to reach property


  • English
  • French

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Deck or patio
  • Yard
  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Shared bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Toaster oven
  • Free bottled water
  • Cookware, dishes, and utensils
  • Dining table


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Cleaning supplies

Special features


Capricorne - Onsite restaurant.
Onsite venue #2 - bar.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 15.00 for adults and EUR 8 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Renovations and closures

The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from December 20 to January 03:
  • Dining venue(s)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for EUR 40.0 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a first aid kit on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Islander's Guesthouse
Islander's Guesthouse Hotel
Islander Hotel Praslin Island
Islander Praslin Island
The Islander's Guesthouse
The Islander Hotel Guesthouse
The Islander Hotel Praslin Island
The Islander Hotel Guesthouse Praslin Island

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Islander Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The Islander Hotel?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The Islander Hotel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by The Islander Hotel?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Islander Hotel?
You can check in from noon - 4:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
What is there to do at The Islander Hotel and nearby?
Have fun with activities like boat tours, fishing, and skydiving, and practice your swing at the nearby golf course. Enjoy amenities like a private beach, a picnic area, and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Islander Hotel?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant, Capricorne. Nearby restaurants include Chateau Sans Souci (6-min walk), Le Paradisier (2.2 mi), and Bliss Hotel (2.5 mi).
Does The Islander Hotel have self-catered rooms fitted with kitchens or kitchenettes?
Yes, a kitchen is available in every room, and also includes a toaster oven, a coffee maker, and cookware.
Does The Islander Hotel have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a deck or patio and a yard.
What's the area around The Islander Hotel like?
The Islander Hotel is a short 15-minute walk from Cousin Island and 16 minutes' walk from Petite Anse Kerlan. Travelers recommend the guesthouse for its quiet location.







Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities




8/10 Very good

Nice hotel
Overall it was a good stay. The beach area was beautifully built with a platform to look out to the sea. Sunbeds were available too. We booked the superior room, which was very lovely decorated and clean. Only the kitchen was full of ants, but they were always wandering up and down the same wall and didn't really get in the way (still wonder why they were there, because there was no food or anything that would have attracted them). A/C was available in the bedroom and worked very well. Their restaurant Capricorn was open, however, the service was extremely limited. They almost didn't have any liquors for the cocktails and their wine selection was scarce, too. When we wanted to have breakfast on the first morning, they said we should have informed them the evening before so they could organize it, although nobody told us beforehand. Still, the owner made us some small but lovely breakfast with cut-up fruit, toast, self-made banana jam (which was delicious!) and egg of our choice, but we were shocked when we got the bill (600SCR / 35€ for two people!!) Nonetheless, we had a lovely time at the Islander Hotel and appreciate everything they did for us (even organized a the car rental for us)!
2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Nice and quiet family hotel
Nice and quiet family hotel consisting of clean reasonably spacious 2 bedroom duplexes. There is a good on-site restaurant and direct access to a beach and also a nice seating area overlooking the beach. The staff are really nice and very responsive and helpful. Highly recommended.
Peter, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Amazing Hideout
Special place for anyone looking to wind down with their loved one. Nice and away from any noise or hassle. One of the best beaches in Praslin, a 200M walk from your room. Amazing staff. Stop wasting time and book it.
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8/10 Very good

This is a beautiful Guesthouse right on the beach. They have a restaurant & rental cars on site. It is far from the preferred snorkeling beach, but a rental car will get you there & it is on the bus route. My biggest dislike is the additional charge for the A/C - it was the only place I stayed in Seychelles that charged to use it. Room includes a kitchen & has a nice porch.
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10/10 Exceptional

We wish to go back
Yes , we plan next year to go back to this hotel to visit agein our friends there
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10/10 Exceptional

Ideal für Ruhesuchende
Diese Apartmentanlage liegt direkt an einem idyllischen Strand, von wo man jeden Abend den Sonnenuntergang beobachten kann. Auch zum Schwimmen und Faulenzen ist die Bucht sehr gut geeignet. Den Zugang zur berühmten Anse Georgette (fußläufig) bekommt man beliebig oft durch eine telefonische Voranmeldung über die Hotelleitung. Die Doppelbungalows liegen in einem tropischen Garten, zu dem auch ein kleines Schildkrötengehege gehört. Die Inneneinrichtung ist zwar etwas in die Jahre gekommen, wird aber sorgfältig gepflegt und sauber gehalten. Bei Regen kann man wunderbar auf der überdachten Terrasse sitzen. Auf Anfrage bekommt man Strandtücher gestellt. Eine Bushaltestelle und auch ein Supermarkt, in dem man alles Nötige zur Selbstverpflegung erhält, liegen unmittelbar am Eingang der Anlage. Zum Gelände gehört auch ein Restaurant, das wir aber nicht genutzt haben. Es gibt keine Störung durch Straßengeräusche, stattdessen hört man die Vögel und nachts die Flughunde sowie die Brandung. Wenn man bei Dunkelheit die Sterne beobachten möchte, sollte man eine Taschenlampe dabei haben. Für die An-und Abreise braucht man ein Taxi, das vom Hafen 25 Euro kostet, vom nahe gelegenen Flughafen weniger. Ein Auto ist auf der Insel nicht nötig. Man erreicht alles bequem per Bus, der pro Strecke, egal wie lang, 7 Rupien kostet.
6-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

unser Aufenthalt auf Praslin
Wir haben uns hier sehr wohl gefühlt. Tägliche Reinigung und auch unser Geschirr wurde gespült. In der Rezeption konnten wir Ausflüge buchen. Das Personal war sehr freundlich und hilfsbereit. Sebst der Gärtner ist äußerst freundlich und hält den Garten wunderbar in Ordnung.
iris, 10-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

abitazione ospitale
abitazioni comode in complesso vicino al mare, ma senza spiaggia vicina. cucina ben equipaggiata con possibilità di cucinare in modo autonomo. macchina obbligatoria. personale disponibile ma non sempre gentile. il ristorante è piuttosto caro rispetto ai (pochi) altri vicini. nella prenotazione era indicata la colazione inclusa ma non c'è stato modo di ottenerla sebbene ciò sia poi stato rimborsato da expedia.
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10/10 Exceptional

Guest house très bien situé tout prés d'une plage.
Nos avons séjourné ma femme et moi dans ce guesthouse pendant 5 nuits. Nous avons trés bien été accueillis par Miette la propriétaire. Le prix des chambres est assez correct. La propreté est de rigueur et le chalet est trés spacieux. Grande chambre à coucher avec un trés grand lit une grande salle de bain. La kitchenette est suffisamment grande et rien ne manque. Le complexe est juste au bord d'une belle plage de sable fin (anse Kerlan). Il y a aussi à proximité une supérette un loueur de voiture des magasins de souvenir et un trés bon take eway pour ceux qui un ont budget serré. Pour ma part je n'ai pas mangé dans leur restaurant mais tous ceux qui y ont mangé avaient beaucoup apprécie. Par contre leur petit déjeuner est assez varié et trés copieux et en plus avec le grand sourire matinal de Josianne. Bref avec ou sans enfants je vous conseille d'y aller. En plus Miette et Josianne de nature discrètes sont trés bonne conseillères pour les sorties à faire ou pour les randonnées à effectuer.
Chalet Islander
Anse Kerla
Anse Lazio
Coucher de soleil
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8/10 Very good

Ottimo rapporto qualità prezzo.
Grande disponibilità dei titolari della struttura a dare seguito alle esigenze degli ospiti.
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