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1 bedroom, in-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board
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21 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Services


Explore the area

Popular LocationHulhumale Beach7 min walk
Popular LocationKurumba Beach17 min walk
AirportMale (MLE-Velana Intl.)8 min drive
Popular LocationBanana Reef Dive Site14 min drive

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  • Deluxe Double Room, Ocean View

    Room amenities

    • 2 sq m
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsDeluxe Double Room, Ocean View
  • Standard Room, City View

    Room amenities

    • 2 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsStandard Room, City View
  • Deluxe Triple Room, Balcony, Partial Ocean View

    Room amenities

    • 2 sq m
    • Partial ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsDeluxe Triple Room, Balcony, Partial Ocean View

The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices exclude taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area


Express Inn is located on the beach and in an area with good airport proximity. Maldives Islamic Centre is a notable landmark, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Hulhumale Beach and Kurumba Beach. Take the opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as scuba diving.

Visit our Hulhumalé travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Hulhumale Beach - 7 min walk
  • Kurumba Beach - 17 min walk
  • Banana Reef Dive Site - 14 min drive
  • Republic Square - 16 min drive
  • Full Moon Beach - 17 min drive

Getting around

  • Male (MLE-Velana Intl.) - 8 min drive

About this property

Express Inn

3-star guesthouse on the beach, near Hulhumale Beach
Guests at this beach guesthouse will appreciate convenient on-site amenities such as barbecue grills and a picnic area. All 15 rooms offer free WiFi, room service (during limited hours) and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find coffee/tea makers, free bottled water and safes.
Express Inn offers 15 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and complimentary bottles of water. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels.

Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries. This Hulhumalé guesthouse provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Fridges and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge) during limited hours
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 8 AM–10 AM: USD 5 for adults and USD 5 for children
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Shopping

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Corner/local shop
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge (on request)


  • ATM/banking services
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Corner/local shop

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Russian

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Beachfront location
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning


  • Free toiletries
  • Shower


  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Fridge (on request)


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Safe



Check-in between noon and 2 PM
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to make arrangements

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 4 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.0 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

American ExpressDiners ClubDiscoverJCB InternationalMastercardVisa

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Tourism fee: USD 6 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 5 for adults and USD 5 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 20 per room (roundtrip)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 0.00 (up to 12 years old)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Express Inn and receive a full refund?
Yes, Express Inn offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Express Inn cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this guest house pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this guest house?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Express Inn?
Check-in is from noon to 2 PM.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at noon.
Does this guest house provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of USD 20 per room, roundtrip, applies.
Where is this property located?
Nestled on the beach, this Hulhumalé guesthouse is within 1 mi (2 km) of Hulhumalé Central Park, Hulhumale Beach and Kurumba Beach. Full Moon Beach is 2.5 mi (4 km) away.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Express Inn

Guest rating
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Review of Express Inn Maldives

It was a clean & efficient stay over this B&B. Transfers were smooth.

Stayed 1 night in May 2018


Hotel staff were friendly but thats all

The place is run down at best. Given that it is a 3 star hotel we expected basic amenities such as clean towels and tooth brush. The towels were stained and the bed sheets were stained as well. There were no tooth brush provided and they charge USD $2 for one toothbrush. Breakfast was not included and came with a charge of $5 - we opted to eat out inside. Would not recommend this place unless you're really really out of choice - for the price you're paying you're much better off getting a good hotel in Maafushi. We were initially under the idea that speedboats to Maafushi did not run after 6pm. Sigh, if only we had known they run till 10pm! We would not have stopped over at Hulhumale.

Pros: Staff were friendly and welcoming

Cons: Facilities and basic condition of the room

Location: Really good cafe called Family Room cafe nearby

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2017


  • Liked: Staff & service
Hotel close to the airport

The pick up from the airport was good. 10usd per way. Its a little expensive as you will be sharing the shuttle with many other guest. But for the convenient, it's worth it. The front desk staff spoke very good English and is very professional. Helped us to call our resort on the following day to arrange for our transfer.

Stayed 1 night in Nov 2017


  • Liked: Cleanliness
Just a night in Male because we landed too late

Simple hotel that did the trick for one night because we landed too late that day to make it to our island. Not related to the hotel, but that bus from the airport to Hulumale sucks and is really confusing and nothing else can go to the airport, taxis don't go there.

Stayed 1 night in Nov 2017

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Very Nice Staff, picked me up at airport,and made my stay comfortable.

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2017