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Rawa Island Resort

Certificate of Excellence
Tourist Centre, Mersing 86800, Malaysia
Rawa Island Resort
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is amazing, a short ride via speed boat (which you may wish was even shorter due to the speed it is driven at!) takes you to this private island. The sand is white, the sea is warm and there are plenty of bean bags to loll about on scattered on the sand. As other reviewers have noted, the... More 

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 2D1N. We took a speed boat ride from Mersing Jetty at 12.00 noon to Rawa Island (approx. 20 minutes) we book for a Hillside Deluxe, room are clean & spacious. Awesome & quite atmosphere, beautiful clear water with powderly sandy beach. Amazing & friendly staff. We had such a great time and it will remain one of my... More 

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Beijing Region, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed Rawa island with my wife. Let me say that i really really enjoyed Malaysia itself. I never seen such a wonderful country with wonderful people! I love Malaysia now. And Rawa island provided me paradise in my busy work schedule. I get everything i needed. Quite atmosphere, beautiful beach, wonderful food in the restaurant, amazing and friendly... More 

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Rawa_Island_Resort, Manager at Rawa Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your kind review! We are very glad that you enjoyed your experience with us and hope to welcome you back to Rawa island very soon. Kind regards, Rawa management More 

Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is fantastic, the beach is spotless and the water is warm and clear. The snorkelling is incomparable - especially under the jetty - and the watersports are very good. However, for SGD900 for two nights full board, the rooms are very poor and the food is even worse. The rooms are "tired"; they were probably last refurbished in... More 

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Rawa_Island_Resort, Manager at Rawa Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are very sorry that we fell short of your expectations this time. On weekends, we do usually offer a full buffet spread for breakfast, lunch and dinner, which includes a BBQ buffet on Saturday night. We have noted your comments and we will look to improve on our service. Please accept our... More 

Vernon, Canada
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great little getaway if you like the water. The island is small but does have one short hike, however there is great snorkelling right off the beach. Kayaking and S.U. paddleboarding are good due to the calm water, and the water is warm! However, there is an extra charge for the use of any of the sports... More 

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Rawa_Island_Resort, Manager at Rawa Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive review and we are glad you were able to enjoy a peaceful experience on the island. We always encourage guests to visit the island during weekdays for a more tranquil atmosphere. We hope to welcome you back very soon. Kind regards, Rawa management More 

Singapore
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Rawa Island Resort had amenities that were more than sufficient for their accommodation capacity. When we went, it was a long weekend and there were expatriate families on vacation there as well. The clientele is more Western than it is Asian, but that's just a general observation. It did not impact my personal experience in any way. In fact, it... More 

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Rawa_Island_Resort, Manager at Rawa Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your positive review. We shall certainly be passing on your comments to Adam, our resident Dive Master. We are very glad that you enjoyed your experience at Rawa and very much hope to welcome you again soon! Kind regards, Rawa Management More 

Singapore, Singapore
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I was there over the weekend and I was quite disappointed with what they had to offer. The room was quite run-down and there weren’t basic amenities like TV, telephone or kettle in the room. The water from the shower and tap was salty, so I had to wash up in salt water for a couple of days. They offered... More 

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Rawa_Island_Resort, Manager at Rawa Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very sorry that you were quite disappointed with your visit to Rawa. We have taken your comments on board and will look into the points raised. Thank you for your review. Kind regards, Rawa Management More 

Singapore, Singapore
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Will never visit this place again!!! Beach is rough (sands are rough, with stones and corals etc on the beach, nothing close to a great beach - Singapore east coast park beach sand is even better than this RAWA beach), table tennis table is spoil (almost collapse onto my friend feet, table tennis table racket spoil, net spoil, did not... More 

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Rawa_Island_Resort, Manager at Rawa Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are very sorry that you did not enjoy your stay at Rawa. We have noted your comments and will strive to improve our facilities and service. As an island resort, many of our guests take the opportunity to lie by the beach or engage in the sea sport activities on offer, such... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We were wowed by the clear beach and beauty of the island when we reached there by speedboat. To our surprised, the staff asked if we would like to stay just 2 houses nearer to the restraint since we have kids and it's not peak weekends. We agreed and it was actually slightly bigger, better and we can actually can... More 

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Rawa_Island_Resort, Manager at Rawa Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive review. We are glad that you and your family were able to enjoy a pleasant stay on Rawa. It seems you were able to get up to plenty of activities during your stay - in the future, we would recommend trying a discover scuba diving course offered by our resident dive master. We... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Wonderful place with nice beach and excellent service. We slept and are lots of good and variety of food. Very helpful staff. We felt good! Nice beachfront villa and cleaning every day. We sailed two times and cayaked an scuba dived. Pleasant place very relaxing.

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Rawa_Island_Resort, Manager at Rawa Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Anna-Karin, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Rawa and we hope to welcome you back to the island again very soon. Kind regards, Rawa Management More 

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