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The Datai Langkawi

5.0 of 5 Jalan Teluk Datai, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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12 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We chose the Datai for our first visit to Malaysia following several recommendations from work colleagues. We were a little nervous about the 5 star standard in Malaysia and whether it could compete with some of our other 5 star experiences from around the world. Now we're nervous we won't be able to find a hotel anywhere else that could... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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62 hotel reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at The Datai for a week's stay in a superior villa. The hotel staff met us at the airport - it was a late arrival - and drove us to the hotel about 35 minutes away. Check-in was quick and we settled into our lovely little villa. The villas are very comfortable - wonderful comfortable beds, feather pillows,... More 

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42 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We make the pilgrimage to the Datai's Beach Club whenever in Langkawi. The views fantastic, the Filipino staff so charming, the food delicious and the bespectacled monkeys entertaining. Dollar for dollar, well worth the money!

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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to score a complimentary upgrade from a pool bungalow to a beachfront suite - INCREDIBLE!!! One of the best hotel rooms I have ever seen or stayed in. Enormous living room, private pool, huge king bedroom suite, an ensuite bathroom as big as most hotel rooms, beach views and direct access to the beach. Impossible to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our stay at the Datai was simply amazing! It definitely met our expectations and then some. We stayed in the superior villa and it was well worth it. Definitely go on the nature walks - very informative and interesting. We dined at the Thai restaurant and the food was amazing. The resort is absolutely stunning and the service we received... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful stay, beautiful villas, restaurants, beach and jungle. Incredibly helpful staff and the night forest walk was great. Also recommend the Thai cooking class which was a great experience. Also kayaked around the little island and saw amazing birds, wild pigs, monkeys - fabulous. Taken a star off because of the renovations which were very noisy and we weren't informed... More 

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Munich, Germany
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56 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Meeting and transportation from airport was smooth. You arrive in the hotel in an open lobby, facing a beautiful lotus pond. Reception explained carefully details of the hotel. The hotel buildings themselves are not impressive- but fit well into the rain forest with its dark-grey stones and greyed timber logs. The design is a bit on the minimalist side: only... More 

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Waihi Beach, New Zealand
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7 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This property is amazing, Spent 8 days in a lush garden villa and played golf at the close by course...truly amazing and well worth it. Superb restaurants, amazing service combined with excellent attention to detail...dont be surprised to find monkeys on your balcony ..timid though they are.

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London, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am writing this on the morning of departure after a fantastic stay at the Datai. It did not start out well as we got one of the rooms in the main building on the lower floors with no view. The room was dark and felt a bit worn around the edges. The next day we looked at a room... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an outstanding hotel. Right from our arrival we felt like we were in luxury. Every single person that works at this resort has a smile to greet you with. We recently stayed at the Four Seasons and we weren't sure what to expect at the Datai.. The Datai surpassed all our expectations.. The staff are extremely helpful and no... More 

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Additional Information about The Datai Langkawi

Address: Jalan Teluk Datai, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Kedah > Langkawi District > Langkawi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Datai Langkawi 5*
Number of rooms: 124
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Also Known As:
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Datai Langkawi
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#3 Luxury Hotel in Langkawi
#3 Spa Hotel in Langkawi
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Langkawi

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