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Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort

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TB212, Jalan Bunga, Fajar Complex, Pulau Sipadan 91000, Malaysia
Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Shropshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled here in September and stayed 6 nights, everything was perfect. Our room room was behind the dive centre and the room was clean, we had a double bed, large wardrobe, tea making facilities, TV with several English speaking channels and a safe. The bathroom was also clean and provided all the basics. The restaurant was large and very... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

+ great location, beautiful and healthy environment, professionalism during booking, top-notch dive shop, instructors, and equipment - buffet quality is alright, large Chinese groups tend to aggressively mob the buffet, detracting severely from the otherwise charming ambiance

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a marvelous week at Mataking. The resort is superb with good facilities and excellent food. The staff is professional, friendly and helpful. The diving around Mataking is spectacular, featuring the best coral garden I have seen. There are also a wall dive, a wreck dive with an underwater post box where you can deposit sealed postcards and many... More 

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MatakingIsland, Manager at Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort, responded to this review

Greetings Kobus M, Thank you very much for your candid review of your recent stay at our resort. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. We are greatly appreciate your comments. It would be such a pleasure to personally welcome you back to our improved resort soon in the future.... More 

Newcastle, Australia
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

My wife and I stayed here as tour number 4 of 6 booked through ABC tours (reviewed separately) and I can say it was a welcome relaxation break after Mount Kinabalu and Maliau Basin. There was some confusion at the beginning because the driver wasn’t sure where to take us to catch the ferry to the island. It was all... More 

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MatakingIsland, Manager at Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort, responded to this review

Dear Stamrish1, Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. It was a pleasure to have you as our valued guest. It would be good to personally welcome you back to our improved resort soon in the future. Take care and great year ahead! ;) With much appreciation, The Management Team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Learned Mataking from friend, got to say it s amazing place. We stayed 2 nights in the sea view room, it is tidy and clean, a bit wet though. Seafood in dinner is also good, fresh and delicious. I will recommend this island to my friend, is a place worthy visiting place.

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MatakingIsland, Manager at Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort, responded to this review

Greetings adam_shen, It was such a pleasure to have you as our valued guest for your recent stay. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. It would be such a pleasure to personally welcome you back to our improved resort soon in the future. Many blessings and best of luck... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

The 10 of us stayed here for 3 days & 2 nights. We took the resorter package and our group consists of our elderly parents, our teen daughters, our boys aged 8 & 9 and our newly wed sister & hubby. There are activities for everybody. The resort is strategically located and the water is crystal clear. We snorkeled and... More 

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MatakingIsland, Manager at Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort, responded to this review

Greetings Zaireen, It was such a pleasure to have you and your family as our valued guests. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. It would be such a pleasure to personally welcome you back to our improved resort soon in the future. Many blessings and best of luck to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Great place to discovery new experience with family and friends. Best scuba diving experience .I stayed here in april 2015 and it really was a pleasure. This is the only hotel I've found which allocate sunbeds which is great, this means you aren't restricted to waking up early to put your towels on a sunbed or have the risk of... More 

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MatakingIsland, Manager at Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort, responded to this review

Greetings Zkha Z, It was such a pleasure to have you and your family as our valued guests in back months. We hope you enjoyed your stay to the fullest! Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. It would be such a pleasure to personally welcome you back to our... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

I have been last minute 1 night/2 days with diver packageto this resort after being dissapointed about the "trash islandislandisland" Mabul. The booking service Contacted me by whatsap For details such as pickup time, etc Island is magnificent as well of hotel which is very clean. People are cleaning it constantly anveryd do all that by being nature/Eco friendly. What... More 

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MatakingIsland, Manager at Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort, responded to this review

Greetings Sebastien, It was such a pleasure to have you as our valued guest. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. It would be such a pleasure to personally welcome you back to our improved resort soon in the future. Many blessings and best of luck to you as well.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I stayed at Mataking for 5 nights, and had 3 dives a day included in my package, two days of which I spent at the infamous Sipadan (make sure you book this in advance. A must do for all divers, but the reef diving is decent around the island as well). A surprising amount of guests didn't dive so the... More 

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MatakingIsland, Manager at Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort, responded to this review

Dear Tom G, Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. It was a pleasure to have you as our valued guest. It would be such a pleasure to personally welcome you back to our improved resort soon in the future. Take care and great year ahead! ;) With much appreciation,... More 

London, United Kingdom
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We stayed on the island as a couple, back in August 2013 and were very impressed by the dive centre and its professionalism, the spa and the conservation project for Hawksbill and Green turtles. The main reason for our visit to the area was the Sipadan scuba diving, after climbing Mount Kinabalu and spending sometimes in the jungle by the... More 

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MatakingIsland, Manager at Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort, responded to this review

Dear ClaireDeLondres, Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. It was a pleasure to have you as our valued guest. We hope to see you again soon. Take care and great year ahead! ;) With much appreciation, The Management Team More 

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