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Rating System Explained

Our GAYOT's star rating system rates each hotel property on its décor, service, amenities and ambience. The scale ranges from one star (the basics) to five stars (pure luxury).

See an explanation of GAYOT's stars here.

French Polynesia

Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora
Hotel Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach

Hotel Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort
Le Taha'a Island Resort & Spa
The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort

Manava Suite Resort Tahiti
Radisson Plaza Resort Tahiti

From turrets and moats to spas and golf courses, GAYOT's Top 10 Castle Hotels blend the best of past and present.
Whether you are in the mood for zingy Creole or fresh Hawaiian, you will find the perfect place to settle in for Sunday morning hedonism.