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Gem Beach Resort

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Lot 2135 Batu Rakit, Mengabang Lekar, Kuala Terengganu 21020, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

A few of the previous comments may have been justified at the time but as John posted below, they are making some big improvements. Every room has a brand new mattress and pillows and are being refurbished. Staff are brilliant, really attentive and pleasant.

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Peterhead, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

I am currently staying at the Gem Beach Resort, been here 4 weeks and will be here for the next 5 years as myself and colleagues use the hotel as a second home. We are on a month on month off rotation. On arrival the first impressions were good, check in well organized, just required signature. The rooms are a... More

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Malaysia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013 via mobile

Stayed there for 3 days for a course. Gem beach is located away from city, 30 km from Kuala Terengganu. Hidden from main road and really a beach front resort. So it is good for someone who want to escape from hustle & bustle of a city. The architecture of the resort is of traditional & tropical design, really nice.... More

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Kota Bharu
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62 reviews 62 reviews
23 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

First of all I hate lying receptionists. Gem Beach Resort will give you just that. It's not worth your money. My family and I stayed at GBR in December 2012. We booked the rooms through phone and specifically asked for adjoining rooms. It was confirmed in the invoice that they emailed us. Upon arrival at the hotel, we had to... More

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2012 via mobile

I came here with my wife to attend her school family's day... We came here 1 day earlier than the others so that we can prepare for the others arrival... The resort are full house and the only room that are available are suite... Since its raining heavily and we have already unload all our luggage we decided to take... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012

There is very little positive to say about the Gem Beach Resort! From the moment you arrive everything appears run-down and uncared for. A filthy stagnant pond full of green weed gives a very poor first impression and things don’t get much better in the rest of the hotel. Our room had not been cleaned properly. I had to clean... More

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Ampang Jaya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2010

If you thinking not to stay in a town surrounding, this resort is perfect. Located 20mins drive to town area (Kuala Terengganu) & 10mins to Merang Jetty (for those who plan on a day trip to Redang Island) Rooms was average but worth the money spend. Swimming pools should be the main attractions for children. Free usage on the small... More

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Address: Lot 2135 Batu Rakit, Mengabang Lekar, Kuala Terengganu 21020, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Terengganu > Kuala Terengganu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Gem Beach Resort 3*
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