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Kota Rainforest Resort

Lot 4483, Jalan Lombong, Batu 8. P.O Box 125, Kota Tinggi 81900, Malaysia
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Impromptu visit to this resort on the coronation day of the 5th Sultan of Johor. Very tranquil and serene place to chill with loved one, got a tour from its courteous staff Mr. Charles, Bravo to this place and hope to see it grow better.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We (YTSS) stayed at the camp site during our BC week and I must say it's quite okay. Toilets have no working showerheads so we had to bathe with pails and buckets that were quite sandy. Dogs kept infiltrating our camps and they swam in the pond where we did our rafting. What I liked about the camp is the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Went over to the resort during Dec with the family. We had 2 rooms there. The location of the resort is far from town. It about 15 mins by car. The road are not lighted thus driving at night need to have some care. The resort is close to the Kota tinnggi waterfall, just 5 mins by car, so it... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I stayed at the Kota Rainforest Resort for 3 days 2 nights on the first week of October 2014 together with a group of about 25 others. We had booked this place largely because it seemed an attractive getaway from Singapore. Given that no one seems to have written a detailed review of this place, i will take the liberty... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Previously I would stay at Kota Tinggi waterfall itself but this time a friend organized. I was pleasantly surprised. The rooms were very nice and very well maintained, something usually close to impossible in a tropical rainforest. There were no mouldy smell in the room. This place was our base to do a few treks from. The security is very... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

It was indeed a Back-To-Nature experience as the brochure of the resort had claimed. For city dwellers like us, we were awestruck by the serenity and tranquillity of the hill ranges, the rainforest and simply the quiet feel of the surroundings. Highly recommended for folks who just want a quiet retreat or getaway from city living. The morning mist and... More 

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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65 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Well I was here for a school program together with 40 children. This place is filled with big trees and nice mountains and etc. Well the personalized attention and service from the management was good. Also the security was really good and they actually don't allow people to just come in as and when they like. Only guest are allowed.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

We went over bank holiday weekend.. had a great time. food was a little scarce. I think they were a little overwhelmed with so many people, but you couldn't be cross because they were lovely staff, one of them very attractive. get involved in the stuff they lay on - the firefly boat ride was great, the farm was a... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Thirty five of us arrived at Kota Rainforest Resort to stay for three days and two nights. Overall we have had an enjoyable stay with varied activities around the rainforest resort, healthy buffet simple meals and restful sleep in the comfortable chalet rooms. The BBQ food was good especially the fresh salad. On the first night some went for the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Paul, the proprietor, is probably the most optimistic person we have ever met, negativity just bounces off this delightful man. The accommodation is basic but functional and comfortable. The meals plentiful and fresh but maybe too Malay for some western palettes! The activities are varied and aimed at eco tourists as well as those who just enjoy the outdoors in... More 

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