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Durian Chalet

Taman Negara, Kuala Tahan, Jerantut 27000, Malaysia
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Helsinki, Finland
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24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Simple bungalows about 300m out of town which makes this a good place to get away from the city and enjoy the noises of the jungle after the boats have stopped for the night. Prices start from 40rm, all rooms have the basics what you would want and a fan which is enough since the nights are not hot around... More 

Thank tseppl
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217 reviews
121 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

This place has a nice quiet jungle setting. It is not a party place. All rooms have fans and cold showers. Basin is outside. It is a 5 minute walk into town. You can hear all the birds and insects. I wasnt able to book so just walked in. Rooms start at 40rm - 50rm. There are mango trees and... More 

Thank twobigfeets
Namur Province, Belgium
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55 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We stayed three nights at durian chalets and we enjoyed our time there. The bungalow was very simple but rather clean. They provide you with towels and each evening, they come to place incense against mosquitoes just in front of your door. The owners are discrete but nice and welcoming. The breakfast was good and cheap. Go there if you... More 

Thank Allison M
Mainz, Germany
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Yeah it is correct, the huts are very simple! After the great flood last december the family had to rebuild all their accomodation because all the bamboo huts were under water till the rooftop (as was their own house!). The new huts are made of clay and wood, equiped with respectable beds, mosquito nets, a little table and a bathroom... More 

1 Thank Robert G
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

Perfect for couples away from noisy place. Exciting jungle tricking and swimming to the fresh river with lots of fresh fish swimming around. Lovely river boat trip, the view fascinating and drift woods formation. Safari night quite good some night animals you can see like boar and owl.

Thank Jeffreybabasa
Watford, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Whatever the reasons for unfavourable reviews of Durian Chalets in the past, please note this wonderfully secluded (but not too much) place in a Taman Negara outpost town of Kuala Tahan was TOTALLY DESTROYED in December 2014 by the most powerful flood ever seen there in history. Yet, it seems this fate turned out only for the good for Durian... More 

2 Thank Jacek W
Leiden, The Netherlands
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73 reviews
61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

These chalets are a nice option. Durian chalets is a 7 minute walk from the jetty of Kuala Tahan. It might be a bit further than other options but it is also more quiet. Staff was okay (not much talking), rooms were simple and clean (no towels). There is a breakfast option / cafe but we stayed here during the... More 

1 Thank Jelmer B
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The most amazing thing is the location: 400mt away from the bus stop, in the middle of the jungle, in an garden full of flowers. The chalet is clean, with bathroom (few ants in the bathroom) and shower, two small bets with mosquito curtains, big fan. People is nice, there is a small restaurant (didnt tryed it)

Thank Daniele P
Lausanne, Switzerland
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51 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

we stayed a couple of nights here after our jungle trek. The place was fun. The grounds were nicely maintained and very "parkish", and the individual chalets are very cute and pictoresque. Our room was small and basic but adequate for what we needed, especially considering the price. It is about a good 10 minute walk from town (dont forget... More 

Thank Chris E
Ao Nang, Thailand
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26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

Rooms were very primitive. The fan was not sufficient to cool it down in the heat; however, it was cheap and they offered towels to use and decent priced food. Staff was not overly friendly or available often. Wifi was on and off and non existent from the room. Grounds are well maintained though. An ok stay amongst few options... More 

Thank Jenna C
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