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Jalan Sungei enam laut No.08, Riau Islands Province 29122, Indonesia
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Pulau Joyo
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Singapore
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49 reviews 49 reviews
30 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently spent a weekend on the beautiful private island that is Pulau Joyo. Dedy Goh (who I met from a trip to Pulau Pangkil some years ago) was, as usual, very helpful with all the arrangements knew a few of us from our Pangkil trip - its always nice to be greeted by a smiling familiar face! The stay is... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I can´t get more private than Pulau Joyo. This tiny island in Indonesia is one of the best places I have never been. The rooms are located across the island and each one of them offers you the most amazing views. I will definitely go back when I have the opportunity.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Great Rooms..we stayed at beach house with an awesome view... Good food...hotel staff made food catered to Kids, vegetarians and dietary restrictions...totally taken care and pampered...even packed a dinner on way back Exemplary Customer service...our ferry was delayed by 5 hours and one of the hotel staff was at the ferry terminal at Indonesia to make sure we don't have... More

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London, United Kingdom
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42 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

This is beautiful resort and the standard of the facilities, the rooms, public areas, pool area, gardens and layout of the island were all first class. We really enjoyed the simple, family style Indonesian cooking and were particularly impressed by the fresh fruit and vegetables. The setting is idyllic, it’s a real ‘get away from it all’ place. Fantastic once... More

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singapore
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

I read all of the review below and it's hard to add anything more except to say that in addition to being a beautiful slice of paradise a stone's throw from Singapore, this place also has a wonderful reef surrounding the island. We saw a stingray, a very small shark, heaps of fish, some nice soft and hard coral and... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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18 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We spent 3D2N at this very private island. The 1st night, there were total of 3 couples and 2nd night left 2 couples on the island. Bright & sunny in the day and breezy & starry at night. Meals were arranged in different parts of the island for guests to enjoy different views. Really appreciate the effort by the team... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

I've just spent 4 days at Pulau Joyo with a group of 13 other friends to celebrate a friend's major birthday - they hired the island just for us lot. The transfers were great, the staff were incredibly helpful and couldn't do enough for us in terms of laying on refreshments on the journey and everything. The accomodation was beautiful... More

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Singapore, Singapore
1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Its a very beautiful place but the food is very poor and basis the price you are paying (5 star prices) we were expecting an awful lot more. For 4 days we ate very plain fried rice or noodles, boney, dry and gristle filled meat or fish and the same avocado and tomato salad. Tofu was always a feature at... More

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PangkilJoyo, General Manager at Pulau Joyo, responded to this review

As soon as we received the guest's complaint through their travel agent we a) apologised -- maybe his agent did not pass it on b) instigated a full investigation on the food served to them and questioned our cook and staff. The menu, ingredients and variety turned out to be substantially the same as usual. The cook has been with... More

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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

My husband and I just spent the weekend at Palau Joyo to escape the city for a couple of days. This absolutely did the job! I was craving some clear water and nice beaches and this delivered. The transfers to the island were all really smooth and we were there in the 3 hours like the website says. We then... More

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

We spent four days on Pulau Joyo, it was absolutely fantastic. For two of the four days we were the only guests on the island which was really nice. I thoroughly recommend it and am trying to work out how I can have my 30th birthday here!!! Thanks to Santo, Dedy and their Team everything was perfect.

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Additional Information about Pulau Joyo

Also Known As:
Pulau Joyo Bintan Island, Riau Islands
Address: Jalan Sungei enam laut No.08, Riau Islands Province 29122, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Riau Islands Province > Riau Archipelago > Bintan Island
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 12 Specialty lodging in Bintan Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Pulau Joyo is your classic Robinson Crusoe island, surrounded by white sand beaches and clear blue sea. Within easy reach of Singapore, it is equipped with every luxury, and superb food and wine. Our experienced team of hosts to make your stay absolutely unforgettable... Pulau Joyo is the ultimate in barefoot sophistication! This island treasure, located in Indonesia’s Riau Archipelago, is blessed with pristine white sandy beaches and turquoise waters. Easily accessible from Singapore and Bintan, Joyo offers an ideal beach getaway with comprehensive spa facilities, fabulous food and much more — all of which complement the island’s romantic location. We are famous for our sunsets and serenity. Joyo Island is also a convenient starting point for an expedition to Indonesia’s untouched beaches and reefs on our 140-foot charter yacht, the Hang Tuah... ... more   less 

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