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Flamingo by the Lake

3.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   5 Tasik Ampang | Jalan Hulu Kelang, Ampang 68000, Malaysia
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Ranked #2 of 6 Ampang B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

only stay 2 nights, but all 2 nights me & my family & friends ( different room) also saw same thing so strangely ! Damn it, now 21st century I never trust about exist of ghost, but stay at this HOTEL you will know that feeling. Second thing, bath room, attitude of staffs so so so " GOOD" make you... More

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were at the Flamingo by the Lake for a week long conference. Even though we live in the area, we chose to stay at the conference so we would not be late for the meetings or miss social events in the evenings. Wished we had stayed at our home - even with hour long traffic each way! The bedrooms... More

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Kuala Lumpur
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have just spent 30 nights at this hotel. What I can say is this is one very, very tired Flamingo who has come to roost by the Lake. During my stay I had to move rooms 3 times due to noise, and poorly maintained air-cons. This hotel purports to be 3 star, in reality its struggling to reach 2 star.... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Writing a review on any hotel we stayed, is no easy task. If the hotel is too bad we normally do not write a review. Only when a hotel reaches a minimum level of quality and standard, then only we will be compelled to write a review. This is due to the fact that opinion is very subjective and any... More

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Olympia, Washington
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This was probably a beautiful hotel at one time and it still has great bones. But it is in serious need of an upgrade. The standard room needed a good cleaning. The bathroom was very smelly and with a broken douching hose (not sure what the correct name for this item is). Bed was old and pillows were those big,... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The staff claimed me underage, I have problem when check in the hotel. It was boring, far to certain areas. Swimming pool look horrible, I wouldn't go. Free parking was really helpful..Overall not worth my money

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Baroda
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24 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Location.....OK.... Staff......Save Your Self from getting Insulted.... Rooms......Looks more like services apartments..... Swimming Pool....Needs Replacement of Water.... Air Conditioning.....Ensure it is working before making Payments.... Room Safe.....Very Safe....You can't open it without help of an expert... I don't wish to write further.......EXCEPT WE PLANNED FOR 2 NIGHTS STAY BUT DECIDED TO VACATE IMMEDIATELY AFTER 1ST NIGHT...IT SELF.... BE IN Q... More

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Putrajaya, Malaysia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Nothing much to say about the hotel. What I can say is, it is a very quiet hotel with basic furniture and amenities. The traffic can be really bad during peak hours. Although inside the hotel is very quiet, but outside really noisy caused by the traffic and sometimes it could be chaotic.

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Malaysia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I decided to stay there because my usual place was fully booked. For less than rm200, it seems like a steal in KL and it claims to be a 3 star hotel. It must have been a good 10 years since I was there. It was badly maintained and staffed by rude tarty Philippinos then. Perhaps the lower Malaysian salaries... More

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Bangkok
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Six years ago I remember staying at Flamingo by the Lake in Ampang. It was new then, with room balconies overlooking the little lake it was picturesque, clean. The service was friendly. One of the receptionists even told me they wanted to earn another star. They were a three-star hotel back then. When I was booked into this hotel again... More

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Address: 5 Tasik Ampang | Jalan Hulu Kelang, Ampang 68000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Selangor > Ampang
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Flamingo by the Lake 3.5*
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