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Pulau Macan Eco Resort Village

Tiger Island Java, Jakarta, Indonesia (Setiabudi)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cute huts, breathtaking views. Loved playing in the water, kayaking and snorkeling, and walking across to the other island was likewise a very fun experience. It was a bit pricey, but after talking to the people running it, I see why and honestly I don't mind going the extra mile for the peace and quiet the island afforded. Although getting... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

As you take the speedboat from Jakarta to Pulau Macan, cutting through the filthy water, it's hard to imagine that there's a hidden paradise -- with white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, and thriving coral -- anywhere remotely near the city. But as you go along, and leave Jakarta in the distance, the litter bobbing in the sea starts to... More

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mexico, DF
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

I recently spent the weekend on Pulau Macan with some friends, and it was an interesting experience. The positive aspects are the spectacular ocean and amazing snorkeling. The resort also boasts some very beautiful and tranquil common areas. The not-so-great parts are the organization and price. We had 3 people at 180 USD a piece in a room that we... More

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evo_rod, Owner at Pulau Macan Eco Resort Village, responded to this review

Dear Phulana, Thank you for your honest review and I'm sorry to hear about your experience with us being less than satisfactory. Thank you for complimenting us on our location, the snorkelling you experienced, and the challenges of running an eco resort. Given our thousands of feedback forms and our ranking here on Trip Advisor, I hope you know that... More

4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

What a beautiful little place. When I decided to head off for the day I had a host of islands to chose from, all of which were no further than 90 minutes by speed boat from Ancol Marina, Jakarta. After a a bit of internet action, I chose Pulau Macan (Tiger Island) primarily as it was one of the few... More

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London, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013 via mobile

Although expensive for the area, the resort is a great location for a short break to escape the bustle of JKT. Not much to do, but that's what makes it special! Wine at 600,000 a bottle means you should bring your own & pay corkage.

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Barcelona, Spain
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
13 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

What a discovery! This two-hectare heaven is a natural wonder, with beach cottages, dining lodge, outdoor lounge and pier( with solar panels) tastefully blending in with the palms, pines and mangroves. Ideal for a unique romantic escape...your own private island in the Java Sea, with perfect views in every direction. You can swim, snorkel or kayak to a deserted island... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013 via mobile

Want to relax and totally get over the hectic life of Jakarta, take an overnighter at Macan Eco Resort. It is super nice and you cannot beat sleeping almost directly over the sea, as you do in some of the huts. We were there for 1 night and it felt like 3-4 days, in a good way. All pace is... More

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Los Angeles, California
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
16 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

I read the reviews and must say I was extremely disappointed. First, good luck on trying to book a room. They are awful at responding to e-mails. Should have been a hint about the service. Second, it is EXORBITANT for the services provided. We paid $192 each per night for the Sunset Hut (3 of us shared the room as... More

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evo_rod, General Manager at Pulau Macan Eco Resort Village, responded to this review

Dear Hipshoegirl, Reviews for our team are always helpful so thank you for the time you took to review Pulau Macan / Tiger Islands Village and Eco Resort. We are the first to admit that we are far from perfect, and it seems that a number of unfortunate events lead to a disappointing experience with us. We are genuinely sorry... More

18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013 via mobile

I just got back from the trip with my wife, it was very beautiful. A good place to enjoy the life with relaxing, snorkling and practically resting. The food was great, it still a home made food but whats more important its not a caterer food. The beach is clean and perfect for you to go snorkling in the morning... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

I went there a few months ago with a friend. At first I was surprised with the rates, $160+ for one night (despite the boat from Marina is also expensive), considering whenever I went to Kepulauan Seribu Islands, the cost is usually below $ 40. Anyway, this is a resort anyway, so I thought, hey why not try the lavish... More

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Additional Information about Pulau Macan Eco Resort Village

Also Known As:
Pulau Macan Eco Hotel
Pulau Macan Eco Hotel Jakarta
Address: Tiger Island Java, Jakarta, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Java > Jakarta > Setiabudi
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
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Ranked #3 of 61 Specialty lodging in Jakarta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our two little islands are a paradise amongst tropical waters - designed to showcase that ecological living can be much sweeter than the alternative, we cater to folks from all backgrounds and consistently attract amazing guests. We appreciate simplicity, delicious and healthy foods, intelligent use of resources, great conversations, new friendships, exploring the coral reefs, and inspiration from nature. We are not a luxury resort by traditional standards ~ we like to think of our place as a wiser and more natural form of luxury. ... more   less 

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