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Desaru Damai Beach Resort

Bandar Penawar, Kota Tinggi 81930, Malaysia
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

- Airco was dripping, also the tap in the bathroom - The minimart was not open (openings hours 2 till 7 pm) - The restaurant was not open (they say the whole day till 10 pm) - There was no breakfast at 7.30 am (the time on our paper was 7.30 till 10 am) - The swimming pool was dirty... More 

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Selangor, Malaysia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We saw a big cockroach on our bed when we open the door. We immediately lodged a complaint at the counter. The receptionist asked one of the resort worker to have a look in our room. He took his shoe to hit the cockroach yet missed it. The cockroach crawled under the bed. He said he was going to look... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The WORST hotel I have ever stayed.!! I checked in at 14.00, and checked out 16.00, on the SAME DAY....do not even have the desire to spend one night here...the reason ? After my daughter played at the beach..we wanted to buy a drink and food, but this hotel doesn't have any F&B to sell ! Unbelieveable ! Said that... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This hotel was not a pleasent experience. I booked it as it was one of the cheaper options avaliable. Easy enough to find the place as its next to the famous Lotus Desaru resort. Once you get to the hotel its a different place. We have 2 rooms on the 4th floor. The lift smelled of mould as I assume... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Stay here for 1 night to celebrate a friend's birthday. This resort is easy to find and for those looking for fancy or exquisite place, this is not for you. Because of the age, it may look a bit creepy & old to some people. But for families hoping to spend time together chilling & bbqing, this will be great.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Desaru Damai is blessed with beatiful and serene beach. All their rooms face the sea so that is a major plus point. I have been here a couple of times just for the beach. I love the beach and it is quite affordable for a day or 2. But to be honest the rooms are old and I would say... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

If have higher expectation to service and to room condition , u gonna to pay double price to other resort. To me alone trip, I can accept all condition in the room, indeed there are certain thing are" old" and not very clean, but I know how much I paid ! Seen dirty , I just use water to clean... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

I would not recommend this place to anybody. All The budget b&b we've stayed in has been so much better than this. We booked two nights but we left after one. The room was big but old and dirty, toilet was leaking water. Breakfast was not fresh, flys everywhere and ants. The whole place felt like a horror Movie.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

The price compare to New York Hotel (JB Town) is not much different. But, the value of your money is totally ruin. Service : Ask for extra towel, answer : we not provide an extra towel. Dont ever cross in your mind to ask extra coffee,creamer or sugar. Sure they will answer NO. Hot water is not centrallise. If you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

Visit this hotel - the vista is unsurpassed. Gosh - be realistic. As the Chinese say :" Value is directly proportional to price". The rates are good compared to something which is 3 times next door at Pulai resort. This is a basic, no frills, hotel with simple nasi lemak breakfast. But a great quite getaway. Ask for a room... More 

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