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Skai Lodge
Skai Lodge
Skai Lodge
Skai Lodge
Skai Lodge
Skai Lodge
Skai Lodge

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6.8

Good

92 reviews

92 reviews

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7.7

Very good

Location rating score

Very good location - 370 meters to the beach
Exceptional for walking
Walkable places
Bistro Jade

210 m

People's Majlis (The Parliament)

230 m

Olympus

320 m

Galolhu Stadium

330 m

National Football Stadium

340 m

Popular landmarks
Hukuru Miskiiy or Friday Mosque

380 m

Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque)

380 m

National Museum

550 m

Islamic Center

580 m

Presidential Jetty

590 m

Closest landmarks
ADK Parking

90 m

ADK Private Hospital

120 m

Majidhiyaa Parking

140 m

Maldives Islamic Bank

180 m

HSBC

210 m

Skai Lodge

H Mandueduruge, Violet Magu, Male City, Male City and Airport, Maldives - See map

Get your trip off to a great start with a stay at this property, which offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms. Conveniently situated in the Male City part of Male City and Airport, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. Be sure to set some time aside to visit Mulee-Aage (President’s Palace) as well as Artifical Beach nearby. As an added bonus, restaurant is provided on-site to conveniently serve your needs.

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Highlights

280 meters to public transportation

Front desk [24-hour]

Airport transport

240 meters to People's Majlis (The Parliament)

370 meters to the beach

Facilities

Transport to airport

Shuttle service

Complimentary WIFi in all rooms

Front desk [24-hour]

Check-in/out [express]

Luggage storage

Room service [24-hour]

Coffee shop

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Male City and Airport every 21 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money6.6
Distance to city center0.5 Km
Location rating7.7
Nearest airportMalé International Airport (MLE)
Distance to airport1.9 km

Rooms available at Skai Lodge

Standard Triple Room
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  • Room size: 36 m²/388 ft²
  • Courtyard view
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Standard Double Room
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • City view
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Standard Single Room
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Courtyard view
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    Frequently asked questions

    What time is check-in and check-out at Skai Lodge?

    Check-in is from 01:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The lodge offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

    How do I get to Skai Lodge?

    Skai Lodge is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind with the additional charge of 10 USD. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the lodge know you want a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. A stay at Skai Lodge also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the lodge.

    Is breakfast offered at Skai Lodge?

    Wake up to a great continental breakfast at Skai Lodge. Adults can enjoy breakfast offered with an additional charge of 6 USD if not included in the room rate. You may save on breakfast costs with Agoda by booking a room with breakfast, which is often included for less than buying it at the lodge.

    What are my dining options at Skai Lodge?

    Skai Lodge features an on-site restaurant for your dining convenience. To meet any special dietary requirements, halal diet is prepared with the utmost care and attention.

    What is the smoking policy at Skai Lodge?

    Skai Lodge does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

    What is the closest train, metro, or bus station to Skai Lodge?

    The closest train, metro, or bus station is Hulhumale Bus Terminal, 280 m away from Skai Lodge.

    What restaurants are nearby Skai Lodge?

    Skai Lodge is located in Male City, famous for good restaurants such as Food Bank Restaurant, Haws Eatery and Sala Thai.

    What are popular attractions near Skai Lodge?

    Skai Lodge is located in Male City area, which is famous for attractions such as Hukuru Miskiiy or Friday Mosque, National Museum and People's Majlis (The Parliament).

    What popular beaches are close to Skai Lodge?

    Skai Lodge is located in the Male City area, which includes Artifical Beach, Raalhugandu and Rasfannu.

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    Overall rating:

    6.8

    Good
    92 reviews
    Cleanliness
    6.4
    Facilities
    6.2
    Location
    7.7
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    More about Skai Lodge

    More about Skai Lodge

    Skai Lodge

    Wake up to the wonder of Male City and Airport with a stay at Skai Lodge, located only minutes from the heart of the city.
    The facilities and services provided by Skai Lodge ensure a pleasant stay for guests. Post your pictures and answer your emails whenever you want, with the lodge's free Wi-Fi internet access. Pre-plan your rides to and from the airport with the lodge's easy to book transportation services. The lodge provides shuttle services to help you find what you want in Male City and Airport.
    While lodging at this wonderful lodge, the helpful staff at the front desk can assist you with multiple services that include concierge service, express check-in or check-out, luggage storage and safety deposit boxes. If you want seats to city's best entertainment, you can get help through the lodge's ticket service and tours. The lodge's on-site dry cleaning service and laundry service help you keep your favorite travel outfits clean so you can pack less. In-room conveniences include 24-hour room service, room service and daily housekeeping, so you can relax and enjoy your stay.
    Some small or last-minute needs can be quickly fulfilled by the convenience stores without having to leave the lodge. The lodge is entirely non-smoking, ensuring a clean air environment. Smoking is restricted to the designated smoking areas.
    Experience high-quality room facilities during your stay at Skai Lodge. The lodge provides linen service and air conditioning in some rooms for the benefit of guests. Some selected rooms at Skai Lodge include a balcony or terrace, as part of the room design. Some selected rooms have television and cable TV to keep guests entertained.
    The lodge also provides guests with a refrigerator, a coffee or tea maker, bottled water, instant coffee, instant tea and mini bar in some rooms. Skai Lodge also provides a hair dryer, toiletries and towels in bathrooms for select rooms.


    Dining and things to do

    Start your vacation days in the best possible way. Begin every morning of your stay with an in-house breakfast. Wake up bright and energetic in the mornings with a cup of good coffee offered at the cafe right at the lodge. Never let hunger affect your travel plans! Restaurants on-site provide convenient and tasty dining options. Skai Lodge caters to its guests varied dietary restrictions with cuisine types such as halal available.
    Have fun at night with your travel companions right at the lodge's bar.
    To fill your days, be sure to check out the fantastic facilities offered at Skai Lodge. Have some relaxing fun with family and friends at the library.


    Around the property

    There are many attractions to discover within close proximity to Skai Lodge. The most well-known nearby local attraction is Mulee-Aage (President’s Palace) which is located just about 350 m away. Engage in the city's best art at National Museum located 550 m away, where you can learn about the local art scene and buy original works. People's Majlis (The Parliament) is located 230 m away, and is one of the most famous tourist spots to visit and photograph.


    Reasons to stay here

    This lodge's food and dining score higher than 84% of accommodations in the city.

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    Amenities and facilities
    Good
    Facilities

    6.2

    Most talked about facilities

    Housekeeping

    6 mentions

    Breakfast

    3 mentions

    Food & Dining

    2 mentions

    Taxi

    1 mention

    Languages spoken

    • English

    Internet access

    • Complimentary WIFi in all rooms
    • Wi-Fi in public areas

    Things to do, ways to relax

    • Garden
    • Ticket services
    • Tours

    Cleanliness and safety

    • Daily disinfection in all rooms
    • Daily disinfection in common areas
    • Face coverings on staff
    • First aid kit
    • Hot water linen and laundry washing
    • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter

    Dining, drinking, and snacking

    • Bar
    • Coffee shop
    • Kitchen
    • Restaurant [halal]
    • Restaurants
    • Room service [24-hour]

    Services and conveniences

    • Concierge
    • Convenience store
    • Daily cleaning
    • Disabled facilities
    • Dry cleaning
    • Elevator
    • Laundry service
    • Library
    • Luggage storage
    • Safety deposit boxes
    • Smoke-free property
    • Smoking area

    For the kids

    • Babysitting service
    • Family room

    Access

    • Check-in/out [express]
    • Front desk [24-hour]
    • Pets allowed
    • Security [24-hour]

    Getting around

    • Shuttle service
    • Transport to airport

    Available in all rooms

    • A/C
    • Coffee/tea machine
    • Complimentary coffee (instant)
    • Complimentary drinking water
    • Free tea
    • LAN Internet in room [free]
    • Linens
    • Mini bar
    • Mirror
    • Phone
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite/cable channels
    • Toiletries
    • Towels
    • Wi-Fi [complimentary]
    Food and dining
    Breakfast options
    • Continental
    Location
    H Mandueduruge, Violet Magu, Male City, Male City and Airport, Maldives
    Very good
    Location

    7.7

    Airports

    • Malé International Airport (MLE)
      1.9 km
    • Villa International Airport (VAM)
      108.4 km

    Public transportation

    • Hulhumale Bus Terminal
      290 m

    Hospital or clinic

    • ADK Private Hospital
      120 m

    Convenience store

    • On-site

    Cash withdrawal

    • ATM
      730 m
    What's nearby

    Popular landmarks

    • People's Majlis (The Parliament)
      230 m
    • Mulee-Aage (President’s Palace)
      350 m
    • Hukuru Miskiiy or Friday Mosque
      380 m
    • Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque)
      380 m
    • National Museum
      550 m
    • Islamic Center
      580 m
    • Presidential Jetty
      590 m
    • Sultan Park and Museum
      600 m
    • Male Local Market
      760 m
    • Hulhumale Island
      4.7 km

    Nearby landmarks

    • ADK Parking
      90 m
    • ADK Private Hospital
      120 m
    • Majidhiyaa Parking
      140 m
    • Maldives Islamic Bank
      180 m
    • HSBC
      210 m
    • Bistro Jade
      210 m
    • Habib Bank
      220 m
    • People's Majlis (The Parliament)
      230 m
    • Tip Top
      250 m
    • Hulhumale Bus Terminal
      290 m
    Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
    Property policies
    Children and extra beds

    Extra beds vary by room. Please check each room's capacity for details.

    All children are welcome.

    Infant 0-1 year(s)
    Stay for free if using existing bedding.
    Baby cot/crib available upon request
    Children 2-11 year(s)
    Stay for free if using existing bedding.
    If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
    Guests 12 years and older are considered as adults
    Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
    Others
    • Local residents and work permit holders in the Maldives are subject to bed tax refund directly from the hotel upon presentation of ID card or work permit card at check in.
    • When booking 6 or more rooms, special policies may apply.
    Some helpful facts

    Check-in/Check-out

    • Check-in from13:00
    • Check-out until12:00

    Getting around

    • Airport transfer fee10 USD
    • Distance from city center0.5 Km
    • Travel time to airport (minutes)15

    Extras

    • Breakfast charge (unless included in room price)6 USD

    The property

    • Non-smoking rooms/floorsYes
    • Number of floors3
    • Number of restaurants1
    • Number of rooms 13
    • Room voltage220
    • Year property opened1995
    Property announcements

    Transfer to Male and Hulhumale Hotels

    To reach the hotels in Male and Hulhumale Island, transfer may be arranged for which a surcharge may be collected directly at the hotel. Your flight details and full names of your traveling party will be required at the time of booking or at least 3 days prior to your arrival. Upon receipt of your details the hotel will organize all transfer requirements. The hotel’s airport representative will meet you at the Arrival Hall

    Reviews of Skai Lodge from real guests

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    6.8
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    10
    Cleanliness6.4
    Facilities6.2
    Location7.7
    Room comfort and quality6.1
    Service7.5
    Value for money6.6
    High score for Male City and Airport
    Rating
    9+ Exceptional (7)
    8-9 Excellent (9)
    7-8 Very Good (22)
    6-7 Good (11)
    <6 Below Expectation (27)
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    Dec - Feb (22)
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    8.7
    Excellent
    Elisa from Australia
    Couple
    Stayed 1 night in November 2013

    Clean, comfortable and helpful staff”

    Clean, convenient and friendly

    If you're looking for a no frills but clean and comfortable stay in Male, Skai Lodge is the place to go. It's an easy walking distance from the airport ferry and the staff were really helpful in giving us information and helping us get to our next destination. The hotel is basic but clean and has a cute little courtyard. Male is a fantastic destination and should definitely be experienced as part of your trip to the Maldives!

    Reviewed November 19, 2013

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    8.0
    Excellent
    Rob from Canada
    Couple
    Stayed 3 nights in January 2017

    Value hotel near ferry to airport”

    About 5 minutes from the airport ferry drop off on Male by taxi, about $5 USD (fare plus baggage charge) on a narrow street, they will pick you up for $10USD if you want but we made it there on our own no problem. They had English speaking reception people who got us checked in and up to our room on the 1st floor, Room 6 at the back (quiet) had a balcony with a view of the next building and house rooftops between, just a place to step outside. The room was clean, TV (many South Asian & some English channels), fridge, kettle, carafe, tea/coffee, two single beds, sitting chairs, telephone, desk/chair, towels, shower with curtain, shampoo, body wash, 2 extra outlets at table for convenient charging and strong wi-fi. The room was a bit dim, one of the two lights was out but had a window. Breakfast was juice, fresh fruit toast, omelette and tea/coffee served when you want from 7-10 am. There are a couple small stores across the street and a larger grocery store, Agora located less than 5 min walk away, great selection of everything. Also, there are 2 short eats places nearby, one in each direction out of the hotel. This is a good value hotel if you are trying to keep the costs down and could stay again if passing through.

    Reviewed January 15, 2017

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    8.4
    Excellent
    Quoc from Vietnam
    Group
    Stayed 1 night in August 2016

    Best location”

    Less than 10' walk from airport ferry port. 20-30' to popular sight-seeing places. 5-10' from many restaurents, convenient store. Lowest price hotel I can consider in Male

    Reviewed August 26, 2016

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    9.7
    Exceptional
    Gyorgy from Hungary
    Couple
    Stayed 3 nights in December 2012

    Great Hotel for your money”

    Cleanliness is above any expectations.

    The cleanliness of this hotel is far better than expected. Air con and hot water is perfect. The staff is very helpful. Without a question it is the best offer for your money in Malé and its center localization is amazing. Just five minutes walk from the airport jetty and easy to find.

    Reviewed December 31, 2012

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    9.0
    Exceptional
    SUBHADIP from India
    Couple
    Stayed 2 nights in October 2014

    A pleasant stay. ”

    Location, cleanliness & of course the staff.

    It was a pleasant experience for us. A nice & comfortable stay for a couple amidst the serene atmosphere and away from the hustle & bustle of city life.

    Reviewed October 29, 2014

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    8.4
    Excellent
    yuh from Singapore
    Couple
    Stayed 1 night in March 2016

    budget andgood location ”

    We stayed here for one night before we check in Meeru island resort. Actually we take taxi to this hotel by usd 4, we found this place can be reach by walking distance when we check out the room and walked to the jetty. The price is reasonable and location good because of the convenient shop and jetty nearby. The room quite neat and clean.

    Reviewed April 01, 2016

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    8.0
    Excellent
    Thomas from United States
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 2 nights in September 2016

    Very nice”

    Very nice and clean. If you need to stay overnight in Male, ideal. Only a few blocks from the boat taxis. Would stay again, no doubt.

    Reviewed September 26, 2017

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    8.0
    Excellent
    KoiTheng from Malaysia
    Couple
    Stayed 1 night in April 2015

    Affordable and beyond expectation ”

    huge room, cleanness, helpful staff

    Due to we are taking a night flight, we arrived the hotel at night. The staff is very helpful during our stay. They help us to call the cab in the morning and informed our resort on what time we should be gather in the airport on the next morning. We are quite surprise that they gives us a huge room where can fit 3 person. No doubt, this hotel worth every penny that we spent. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed July 25, 2015

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    9.0
    Exceptional
    Janine from Germany
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 1 night in March 2013

    Really nice for one night”

    friendly staff, great location, clean room

    I had a really nice stay at this hotel. My room was clean and had A/C and TV. There was just a very small window which made the room pretty dark, but it was just for one night, so that was fine. The staff was really nice and helpful with everything.

    Reviewed May 02, 2013

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    5.3
    Frederic from Canada
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 1 night in September 2015

    Avoid staying in Male altogether”

    Staff

    I paid good money to stay there and it's really pretty bad. It was noisy, construction all around and until after dark. Place smelled like mold. It's old and it's not clean. Yet, I paid double than this wonderful place I stayed in Maafushi. Go figure. The problem is, there aren't any good options in Male. Everything is expensive and has very bad reviews. I actually changed my flights so that I wouldn't have to spend another night in Male. My best advice would be to make sure you plan your arrival and departure properly so that you don't have to spend the night. Happy travels!

    Reviewed September 20, 2015

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    6.7
    Good
    Jugoslav from Serbia
    Couple
    Stayed 1 night in February 2015

    Good for a 1-night stay”

    price, breakfast, location

    The hotel is dated and a bit hard to find (just across the College of Islamic Studies), but it is adequate for a short stay (Male is not particularly attractive anyway).

    Reviewed February 21, 2015

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    6.0
    abdullah from Indonesia
    Family with young children
    Stayed 1 night in April 2012

    best price for the hotel in Male”

    good for rest

    I and family was transit in Male on the way to resort, this is the best price for the family room in Male

    Reviewed August 17, 2012

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    9.7
    Exceptional
    Dimitrinka from Denmark
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 1 night in February 2013

    Nice and clean hotel, with kind and helpful staff”

    Very well situated - close to the boats to the airport as well as to the main street

    As we arrived late in the evening, we did not have the time to visit any museums or shops. However, we had a pleasant walk within the narrow streets of the town, looking at the people and the buidings, both new and old. It was not easy to find a restaurant that served dishes with Maldives origin.

    Reviewed February 14, 2013

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    6.3
    Good
    Gligorich from United States
    Family with young children
    Stayed 1 night in July 2013

    only hotel that would accommodate 4 people”

    late arrival, close to airport jetty

    Adequate and very expensive best describes this hotel. this backpacker type hotel. This hotel is BASIC but email correspondence was good (to confirm room and our late arrival), staff was very good (allowed us late checkout) and it was only 5 minutes (by taxi) from the Airport Ferry dock.

    Reviewed August 09, 2013

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    7.0
    Very good
    FAHD from India
    Couple
    Stayed 1 night in October 2014

    Good food, rooms not upto standard”

    Location, food, staff

    Room not upto standard. Compared to other hotel rooms of same budget. Food was good and normal price. Good staff. Easy access to shopping areas and jetty

    Reviewed October 17, 2014

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    9.3
    Exceptional
    Sarah from Canada
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 2 nights in December 2013

    Convenient, clean, friendly”

    Location, breakfast, clean

    I had a pleasant stay. The staff had helpful advice for getting to the island where I was staying. It is central so easy to go see the city's sights. The furnishings were a bit dated, , but everything was very clean and well maintained.

    Reviewed December 22, 2013

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    8.4
    Excellent
    Ama from Netherlands
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 1 night in March 2018

    Excellent”

    Great location, supermarket accross the street. Nice staff, very friendly and helpfull. Had a standard room wit aircon and balcony. Nice big and clean

    Reviewed April 04, 2018

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    7.7
    Very good
    jungchul from South Korea
    Family with teens
    Stayed 1 night in January 2012

    good for stopby”

    close to the port, low price relatively

    even though not luxury, not fancy, this hotel gives basic needs, hot woter, air conditoner, etc. when you need to spend a night before going to island resort, I think this hotel can satisfy the nees.

    Reviewed February 01, 2012

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    4.8
    Krysta from United States
    Couple
    Stayed 1 night in March 2017

    Ok for a short overnight stay ”

    We stayed here because our flight arrived late at night and we had a ferry the next morning and it was clos to the jetty. It was very expensive and kind of dirty. The AC worked well and then beds were ok, but the bathroom was dirty and there was a weird odor to the room. It came with breakfast which was a hot dog, fruit, toast, and omelette with coffee. The fruit and omelette were good. It was very overpriced and next time I might find a better hotel for the same price.

    Reviewed March 14, 2017

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    6.3
    Good
    BEATA from Poland
    Couple
    Stayed 1 night in April 2014

    not good, the room was small, old towels”

    location, english speaking helpful staff, close t o airport

    it was good for night, easy access to airport, good tv, no wifi in rooms, breakfast ok

    Reviewed May 14, 2014

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