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The Sand Gate Inn
The Sand Gate Inn
The Sand Gate Inn
The Sand Gate Inn
The Sand Gate Inn
The Sand Gate Inn
The Sand Gate Inn

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7.9

Very good

17 reviews

17 reviews

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7.9

Very good

Location rating score

Very good location
Popular landmarks
People's Majlis (The Parliament) 5.5 km
Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque) 5.5 km
Hukuru Miskiiy or Friday Mosque 5.5 km
Mulee-Aage (President’s Palace) 5.5 km
National Museum 5.6 km
Nearby landmarks
Anu Mart 170 m
Sto 170 m
Hulhumalé 170 m
Pharmacy 180 m
Hulhumale Hospital 180 m
Hulhumale Mosque 310 m
Masjid Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani 320 m
Tree Tower Park 340 m
People's Mall 360 m
Hulhumale Central Park 430 m

The Sand Gate Inn

Unigas Magu, Hulhumale, Male International Airport, Male City and Airport, Maldives, 23000 - 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 International Airport part of Male City and Airport, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Hukuru Miskiiy or Friday Mosque. This 3-star property features restaurant to make your stay more indulgent and memorable.

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Highlights

830 meters to Hulhumale Island

Front desk [24-hour]

Airport transfer

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Currency exchange

Facilities

Front desk [24-hour]

Airport transfer

Shuttle service

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Check-in/out [express]

BBQ facilities

Luggage storage

Restaurants

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Male City and Airport every 21 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money7.8
Distance to city center2 km
Location rating7.9
Nearest airportMalé International Airport (MLE)
Distance to airport3.6 km

Rooms available at The Sand Gate Inn

Very good
Room comfort & quality

7.5

Deluxe
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  • Room size: 14 m²/151 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 double bed
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Superior Deluxe Room
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  • Room size: 16 m²/172 ft²
  • Partial ocean view
  • 1 double bed
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Standard
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  • Room size: 12 m²/129 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 double bed
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Superior Deluxe Double or Twin Room
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  • Room size: 16 m²/172 ft²
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Room Assigned on Arrival
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  • Shower
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Standard Room, 1 Twin Bed
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  • Shower
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Superior Room
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  • Shower
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Deluxe Room (2 Single Bed / 1 Double Bed)
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    Deluxe 1 Twin Bed
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      Deluxe Room (1 King Bed or 1 Twin Bed)
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        Frequently asked questions

        What time is check-in and check-out at The Sand Gate Inn?

        Check-in is from 12:00 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 inn 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 The Sand Gate Inn?

        The Sand Gate Inn 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 20 USD. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the inn know you want a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. A stay at The Sand Gate Inn also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the inn.

        Is breakfast offered at The Sand Gate Inn?

        Start your mornings right, with the continental and buffet breakfast options offered at The Sand Gate Inn.

        What are my dining options at The Sand Gate Inn?

        The Sand Gate Inn 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 The Sand Gate Inn?

        The Sand Gate Inn does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

        What restaurants are nearby The Sand Gate Inn?

        Restaurants including Tandoori Flames Hulhumale, Family Room Cafe and The Manhattan Fish Market Maldives are popular in The Sand Gate Inn’s neighborhood which is known as Male International Airport.

        What are popular attractions near The Sand Gate Inn?

        Guests at The Sand Gate Inn can easily visit Hulhumale Mosque, Masjid Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani and Tree Tower Park located in the Male International Airport area.

        What popular beaches are close to The Sand Gate Inn?

        Guests at The Sand Gate Inn can easily visit Hulhumale Beach in the Male International Airport area.

        What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to The Sand Gate Inn?

        The Sand Gate Inn is located in the Male International Airport area, which is famous for natural sightseeing destinations such as Hulhumale Central Park and Waterfall Gulhi.

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        What people love about The Sand Gate Inn

        • 10

          Exceptional
          Staff 

          "The place was nice as well as the staff"

          Rafaaf

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          February 29, 2020

        Property ranking|Compared to 153 Male City and Airport properties
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        Cleanliness score
        8.8/10
        Room comfort score
        7.5/10
        Value for money score
        7.8/10
        Service score
        8.4/10
        Better than
        92
        %
        of Male City and Airport properties
        Better than
        85
        %
        of Male City and Airport properties
        Better than
        78
        %
        of Male City and Airport properties
        Better than
        76
        %
        of Male City and Airport properties
        Overall rating:

        7.9

        Very good
        17 reviews
        Cleanliness
        8.8
        Facilities
        7.8
        Location
        7.9
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        More about The Sand Gate Inn

        More about The Sand Gate Inn

        The Sand Gate Inn

        Get excited for all the adventures in Male City and Airport with a stay at The Sand Gate Inn.
        At The Sand Gate Inn, the excellent service and superior facilities make for an unforgettable stay. Free internet access provided within the inn keeps you connected throughout your stay. Airport transfer services can be booked before your check-in date, to ensure a smooth and convenient arrival or departure. Exploring Male City and Airport is made even more convenient with the shuttle services available at the inn.
        Always get the assistance you need with front desk services including concierge service, express check-in or check-out, luggage storage and safety deposit boxes. Booking the best tickets and getting the hottest restaurant reservations are made easy with help from the inn's ticket service and tours. For longer stays or whenever you need it, the dry cleaning service and laundry service keep your favorite travel outfits clean and available. Feel like doing nothing? Available services like 24-hour room service, room service and daily housekeeping let you get the most out of your time at the The Sand Gate Inn.
        All your minor, last-minute needs can be taken care of by the convenience stores without having to go anywhere. For health reasons, smoking is not permitted anywhere inside the inn. For guests who would like to smoke, the designated smoking areas are available.
        All rooms at The Sand Gate Inn are designed and decorated to make guests feel right at home. Enjoy your stay even more at the inn, knowing that some selected rooms include blackout curtains and air conditioning. Some rooms at The Sand Gate Inn are available with design features like a balcony or terrace. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find daily newspaper, television, in-room video streaming and cable TV available in some selected rooms.
        Don't worry about being thirsty as a coffee or tea maker, bottled water and mini bar are provided in some guestrooms. Bathroom amenities are just as important as others, and at the inn you'll find a hair dryer, toiletries and bathrobes available in some guest bathrooms.


        Dining and things to do

        Each morning you can start the day with a delicious in-house breakfast offered at The Sand Gate Inn. Don't start your vacation days without your morning coffee, available every morning in the café. A number of great dining options at the inn assures that you'll always have convenient and delicious choices. Guests with dietary restrictions will appreciate a selection of cuisine types at The Sand Gate Inn including halal options.
        A great night out couldn't be easier! Enjoy a fun evening without traveling outside at the karaoke rooms and bar. Are you a great cook? Make your own meals in-house at the inn's BBQ facilities.
        Enjoy the countless activities offered at The Sand Gate Inn. Beat the hot weather with cooling water activities like fishing, non-motorized water sports, motorized water sports, diving and wind surfing. Enjoy some water sports with boats and canoes provided by The Sand Gate Inn. Family time on relaxed evenings is easy with the inn's shared lounge and TV area.
        Got someone special waiting for you back home? Then easily pick up a memorable gift at the shops.


        Around the property

        Don't miss out on all that Male City and Airport has to offer! Don't forget to stop by the most iconic landmark in the area, the famous Mulee-Aage (President’s Palace) just 5.4 km away. A great museum trip can be had at National Museum located 5.6 km away, with local art that provides a sense of the region. Be sure to stop by People's Majlis (The Parliament) located 5.4 km away, one of the most famous of all local landmarks.


        Reasons to stay here

        Compared to other accommodations in Male City and Airport, facilities here are rated higher than 90% of them.
        Guests who stayed here found it to be neat and tidy, scoring it above 92% of other accommodations in the city.
        According to guests who stayed here, this inn's room comfort is rated higher than 84% of other accommodations in Male City and Airport.

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        Amenities and facilities
        Very good
        Facilities

        7.8

        Languages spoken

        • English
        • Hindi
        • Italian

        Internet access

        • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
        • Wi-Fi in public areas

        Things to do, ways to relax

        • Boating
        • Canoeing
        • Diving
        • Fishing
        • Garden
        • Karaoke
        • Ticket services
        • Tours
        • Water sports (motorized)
        • Water sports (non-motorized)
        • Wind surfing

        Cleanliness and safety

        • Breakfast in room

        Dining, drinking, and snacking

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

        Services and conveniences

        • Concierge
        • Convenience store
        • Currency exchange
        • Daily housekeeping
        • Doorman
        • Dry cleaning
        • Elevator
        • Ironing service
        • Laundry service
        • Luggage storage
        • Safety deposit boxes
        • Shops
        • Smoke-free property
        • Smoking area

        For the kids

        • Family room

        Access

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

        Getting around

        • Airport transfer
        • Shuttle service

        Available in all rooms

        • Air conditioning
        • Coffee/tea maker
        • Desk
        • Fan
        • Free bottled water
        • Hair dryer
        • In-room safe box
        • Ironing facilities
        • Mini bar
        • Private bathroom
        • Refrigerator
        • Satellite/cable channels
        • Shower
        • Telephone
        • Toiletries
        • Washing machine
        • Wi-Fi [free]
        Food and dining
        Breakfast options
        • Continental
        • Vegetarian
        Location
        Unigas Magu, Hulhumale, Male International Airport, Male City and Airport, Maldives, 23000
        Very good
        Location

        7.9

        Airports

        • Malé International Airport (MLE)
          3.6 km
        • Villa International Airport (VAM)
          113.8 km

        Public transportation

        • Hulhumale Bus Terminal
          5.2 km

        Hospital or clinic

        • Sto
          170 m

        Convenience store

        • On-site
        What's nearby

        Popular landmarks

        • People's Majlis (The Parliament)
          5.5 km
        • Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque)
          5.5 km
        • Hukuru Miskiiy or Friday Mosque
          5.5 km
        • Mulee-Aage (President’s Palace)
          5.5 km
        • National Museum
          5.6 km

        Nearby landmarks

        • Anu Mart
          170 m
        • Sto
          170 m
        • Hulhumalé
          170 m
        • Pharmacy
          180 m
        • Hulhumale Hospital
          180 m
        • Hulhumale Mosque
          310 m
        • Masjid Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani
          320 m
        • Tree Tower Park
          340 m
        • People's Mall
          360 m
        • Hulhumale Central Park
          430 m
        Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
        Property policies
        Children and extra beds

        Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

        All children are welcome.

        Infant 0-2 year(s)
        Stay for free if using existing bedding.
        Baby cot/crib may be requested directly from the property.
        Children 3-12 year(s)
        Stay for free if using existing bedding.
        If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
        Guests 13 years and older are considered as adults
        Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
        Others
        • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
        Some helpful facts

        Check-in/Check-out

        • Check-in from12:00
        • Check-out until12:00
        • Reception open until00:00

        Getting around

        • Airport transfer fee20 USD
        • Distance from city center2 km
        • Travel time to airport (minutes)10

        The property

        • Number of bars/lounges0
        • Number of floors4
        • Number of restaurants1
        • Number of rooms 12
        • Year property opened2014
        • Most recent renovation0

        Reviews of The Sand Gate Inn from real guests

        Provided by verified guests of Agoda
        7.9
        /
        10
        Very good
        Cleanliness8.8
        Facilities7.8
        Location7.9
        Room comfort and quality7.5
        Service8.4
        Value for money7.8
        High score for Male City and Airport
        Rating
        9+ Exceptional (3)
        8-9 Excellent (1)
        7-8 Very Good (3)
        6-7 Good (3)
        <6 Below Expectation (1)
        Time of the year
        Mar - May (3)
        Jun - Aug (3)
        Sep - Nov (0)
        Dec - Feb (5)
        All guests (17)
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        Showing 11 verified guest comments
        10.0
        Exceptional
        Rafaaf from Maldives
        Business traveler
        Standard
        Stayed 3 nights in February 2020

        Lovely Experience ”

        The place was nice as well as the staff

        Reviewed February 29, 2020

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Choon from Malaysia
        Couple
        Deluxe
        Stayed 1 night in April 2016

        very polite worker...everything is good...rate for 4 star hotel”

        very polite worker...everything is good...rate for 4 star hotel

        Reviewed April 30, 2016

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        8.0
        Excellent
        OLEXANDR from Ukraine
        Couple
        Standard
        Stayed 1 night in January 2016

        overnight stay”

        fast sleep flight

        it was ok for one night. but no toothpaste and toothbrushes in hotel, pls note to take them with you. staff in the morning delivered us in wrong time for our departure to resort, so also better by yourself check with your resort to know exact time of your domestic flight and not than wait hours in airport

        Reviewed February 03, 2016

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        9.7
        Exceptional
        Mark from Australia
        Couple
        Standard
        Stayed 6 nights in January 2016

        Great Central Location”

        Clean comfortable room, Staff were so helpful and friendly and close to all conveniences

        Great. We will be back

        Reviewed January 20, 2016

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        7.0
        Very good
        Sing from China
        Couple
        Standard
        Stayed 1 night in June 2015

        Good choice for temporary stay ”

        Staff services,location,room
        Reviewed June 29, 2015

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        6.7
        Good
        Yar from Malaysia
        Family with young children
        Deluxe
        Stayed 1 night in June 2015

        Near to Male Internationa airport”

        Near to Male International Airport, helpful staff & clean

        Our stay here overall is ok, we stayed here overnight to wait for next day seaplane transfer. Hotel has arranged for airport pick up and the staff is very helpful. The hotel is just around minutes drive from Male International Airport.

        Reviewed June 29, 2015

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        8.0
        Excellent
        Chan from Malaysia
        Family with young children
        Standard
        Stayed 1 night in March 2015

        Worth stay hotel”

        room confort, staff performace, location
        Reviewed March 23, 2015

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        6.7
        Good
        Jens from Germany
        Couple
        Standard
        Stayed 1 night in July 2015

        Für eine Nacht ok”

        Lage zum Airport Male

        • Liegt in zweiter Reihe Sehr schönes, kleines und neues Hotel Die meisten Zimmer blicken auf eine Hausmauer Personal sehr freundlich Eigentlich nur für eine Nacht geeignet (Zimmer sehr klein, Gegend nicht attraktiv) Tipp für das Abendessen: Die Dachterrasse des nahegelegenen Fern-Boutique-Hotels

        Reviewed August 06, 2015

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        7.2
        Very good
        NUNO from Hong Kong SAR, China
        Couple
        Standard
        Stayed 1 night in December 2015

        服務態度非常好”

        服務態度非常好,深夜抵達還有專人接送。房間舒適整潔!

        Reviewed July 27, 2016

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        8.3
        Excellent
        mazen from Saudi Arabia
        Couple
        Standard
        Stayed 1 night in January 2015

        فندق رائع ”

        خدمه الموظفين في الفندق كانت مميزه والغرف والقرب من المطار
        Reviewed February 17, 2015

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        6.0
        Diane from United Kingdom
        Couple
        Standard
        Stayed 1 night in March 2015

        Meget småt”

        Rent

        Vi ankom sent om aftenen og skulle videre næste morgen, så vi så ikke rigtig området. Personalet var venligt. Værelset var rent men meget lille og sengen smal og kort.

        Reviewed March 29, 2015

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