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The Datai Langkawi

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Jalan Teluk Datai, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

How would you feel about spending your precious holiday in a unique and luxurious hotel in the middle of a tropical rainforest with a private beach which apparently has been rated as one of the world's finest? What really sets The Datai apart is the service of the hotel team - they read your every wish before you can pronounce... More 

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Hyderabad
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful property but nothing really happens here in terms of activity,the adjacent andaman resort is so lively with karaoke,dance,candle lit dinners on the beach etc ,we ended up spending all our time at andaman resort and came back to datai just to sleep.datai resort is very dull and boring but the villas are well done up!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We came back to the Datai for 2nd visit and had a memorable stay (again). Not only the Datai's setting in the rainforest but also the beautiful hotel and the exceptionally friendly and well trained staff make it (on our personal chart) one of the two best hotels we stayed at (the other being Four Seasons, Seychelles). Although during our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been to Langkawi so many times and this time around we decided to stay at The Datai. The Datai did not disappoint us as the it is indeed a premium resort which is tucked away in Langkawi's rainforest. The rooms are brilliant and so does the staff there. We ate at the Pavillion at the foods are also... More 

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Weehawke
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent 4 nights at The Datai and had a wonderful time! We went there to celebrate my birthday, relax on the beach and also for me to play golf at the Els Club Teluk Datai which is 5 min by car from the hotel. The property at The Datai is beautiful and is right on the... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed for four nights last week in a superior villa on half board. I simply can't find fault with this place. The entire place is fabulous and the staff endlessly helpful and courteous. We signed up for the sunset cocktail cruise and what a delight it was. As the only guests on board we were treated... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at The Datai Langkawi for 3 nights, and i did not want to leave. I could have stayed on a few more nights. Beautiful to be with nature in the rain forest- and so much to do at the resort and close by. I stayed in the Beach Pool Villa, which was an incredible experience. Not only are... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly, we had the cheapest room in the resort. Special rates for locals. Got a room in the main wing for 3 nights. Celebrating our 25th anniversary and they kindly set up our room with petals, swan towels, lovely cake and a card! We travel a lot and were looking for a quiet place with a nice beach and in... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Datai has one of the loveliest, and most unspoilt, settings of any Malaysian luxury hotel. A perfect place for busy executives to unwind and recharge. A special mention for Irshad Mobarak's wonderful nature walks, which really distinguish the Datai from other resorts. Try the sticky rice at the Thai restaurant.

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were hugely impressed upon arrival, and it stayed that way. You can read the other reviews about the property, the beach, the monkeys, etc. I want to write about something else we saw: passion and commitment. On our second day at Datai, we noticed setup for a beach wedding ceremony and dinner. But as the ceremony progressed, dark clouds... More 

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