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Tubotel

Jetty Pelancongan Chenang | Kuala Cenang, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars NEW

I was suppose to stay in Langkawi for 1 night only so I selected tubotel. You are just paying for Location of the hotel as this is just located on beach, breakfast menu was good, but its quite expensive to stay 1 night for 128/Malaysian Ringgit (garden facing/room not facing beach) and 228/Malaysian Ringgit for beach facing is a big... More 

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Tubotel, Owner at Tubotel, responded to this review

hello many thanks to write about tubotel. we know there is cheaper places to stay, but u might understand such a stunning seaside view does not come cheap and we are a business, therefore we need to pay our bills and make a profit to survive and serve more guests. your taxi adventure, unfortunately there is nothing we can do.... More 

Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In general, I am very happy to have been here. We, my boyfriend and I was only 1 night there around Chinese New Year. Good things: + The idea with the tubo was very nice, I thing that there are the only one in the world. + The breakfast is perfect, really good. They open the breakfast very early, so... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I write this as I watch the magnificent sunset from Tubotel's deck area, listening to the calming music that's in the background. I love this place and feel sad to leave. Yes it's a little away from the main town area, but that for me was one of the main attractions! So tranquil and a nice escape from the main... More 

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many thanks for your kind words about tubotel. best regards More 

Kampar, Malaysia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 2 nights in one of the tubes with garden view. Good points: + It's unique concept of hostel + Good location, about 10 minutes drive to Cenang Beach and Town; 15 minutes drive to airport + Friendly and helpful staffs. + Nice and romantic common area. We like the sofa bed the seaside very much. + Generally, the... More 

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Tubotel, Owner at Tubotel, responded to this review

hello many thanks for ur feedback. some of our all malaysian staff do not speak english but malay. all employees that check in/out or take orders speak good english. housekeeping, cook and cleaners speak limited english. the interior hight of the tubes are 2.1 meter, most guest can stand up without a problem. there is however not much space between... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Tubotel for 2 nights. I was really disappointed with the hotel that really is a hostel. I have travelled extensively all over the world from tents to hostels to home stays and Tubotel unfortunately isn't good value for money. As a concept its bang on, but in reality it's an expensive burden. I stayed in a garden... More 

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Tubotel, Owner at Tubotel, responded to this review

thank u for letting us know about the broken soap dispensers and the toilet seat. will be fixed,.. rgind the price, if we would have a property in a back road somewhere without a seaview, we could reduce the price, but location location location, it cost money to lease a property like this. we also have cheaper rates in the... More 

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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in one of the tubs with garden view. Although they are small, you do not need more than that, because the common spaces are awesome. You have included breakfast which has been the best I have had in Asia (loved the pancakes), and also have the best view in any hostel Langkawi. May be it can be only... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms are literally just tubes and a bed, however the staff are lovely and friendly they have free pool very cheap drinks the pizzas are amazing and would recommend! But most importantly the view is absolutely stunning with great snaps of the sunset and the surroundings!!

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Frome, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Great place with good breakfast options which were included, Beautiful view...not on a beach but only a few minutes walk to get to one, Tube over square every time! That's the whole fun of staying here it's something different It's a quiet area but close enough to main resorts to be able to walk.

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

First of all, the place has the best view ever in Langkawi! I spent two nights in a garden tube. I got shown a sea side tube as well and if you´re not on a too tight budget like I was, go for it! I especially recommend that to couples! I was a solo traveller at this time but if... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Ideal location (10 minute walk to the main area, 5 minutes to the beach). Stunning views day and night. We stayed in the rooms instead of an actual tube, initially we were disappointed however we needed the space for cases and for getting ready so we were thankful! Toilets and showers good condition and cleaned regularly. Breakfast is outstanding, unlimited... More 

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Address: Jetty Pelancongan Chenang | Kuala Cenang, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Kedah > Langkawi District > Langkawi
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Number of rooms: 17
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