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Pulai Desaru Beach Resort and Spa

P.O Box 29, Bandar Penawar, Kota Tinggi 81900, Malaysia
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Pulai Desaru Beach Resort and Spa
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Ranked #4 of 11 Hotels in Kota Tinggi
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent 2 nights in this hotel. Bathroom dirty, shower curtain has mold on it, tiles are cracked . Buffet breakfast has limited choice. Literature in rooms written on by previous occupants. The rooms are advertised as being upgraded and of a high standard. It was disappointing to receive sub standard accommodation.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice family oriented resort hotel not too far from Singapore. It is right on beach and it has a lot of family oriented activities. It is a great place to get away to. That said, the place needs to invest in some basic renovation. A face-lift would bump it up several notches in my rating.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a relaxing beachside resort with great service staff, best velvety sand right on the doorstep. Understand some of the other reviews commented on the cleanliness -- I've been to 5-star resorts on the hawaiian islands (see other reviews), outdoor areas in the tropics are never pristine unless massive amounts of water is wasted every day. (If you are... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a day trip from Singapore to Desaru and stopped here for lunch. Hotel seemed dated and was very quiet. It is in a fantastic location on the beach and with some tlc could be made into a fantastic resort. We had a nice lunch though which was well prepared although a little expensive by Malaysian standards.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 2 nights in this hotel. Pro: Nice pool and lobby. Con: 1) Dated and dirty room, bedsheets have stain and smell. Bring along an air fresher if you have to stay here. 2) Pricey and facilities or activities are limited, compared to lotus resort 3) Limited options of food. Buffet breakfast has limited choice This resort is definitely NOT... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did a 2D1N here - maybe I was already warned not to expect too much from this resort so I wasn't too surprised with what I got, especially in a place like Desaru. Was a last-min booking so almost all the rooms were full and I ended up with a standard superior room, which was fine. But the 2nd bed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for three days (Monday - Wednesday) in the cheapest room. Very few people here on those days so it was nice and quiet. The room was excellent overall, very big with a spare bed and a good view of the stables/beach. The standard rooms are furthest from the beach, but very nice. Beds and pillows are good... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If I had to list the number of issues with this resort, I’d run out of fingers and toes. So, I will just list the major three. 1. Poor service and lack of communication. We made a birthday reservation for Palm Brasserie restaurant a week in advance via email and confirmed again upon check-in. No one at the restaurant knew... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stayed on this resort on 21st March for a one day trip with my 1 and a half years old daughter. Overall was great, Hospitality was great, cozy and spacious room, well kept leisure facilities, food was ok and charged reasonably. THE ONLY SETBACK was the rubbish scattered along the beach. I really wish that the management can do... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice visit, big rooms right on the beach. They gave us an upgrade upon checking in. Rooms Could be cleaner and the food was overpriced and just ok. Beach was just ok, rocky, tough and dirty in places. Overall just ok and no 4 star. Just 3 star. Pool was big and nice/ the best part for our family was... More 

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