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Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   TB212, Jalan Bunga Fajar Complex, Pulau Sipadan 91000, Malaysia
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Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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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Sion, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best place I have stayed! Food is delicious, friendly staff, located on a reef. From the pontoon you can see the coral and colorful fishes through the crystal clay water and that even from your bungalow. Dives were great, fauna and equipment, just perfect. Now, if you are not a diver this is not the right place for you! Nothing... More

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

Dear Swissitude2014, Thank you very much for your nice review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and are looking forward to welcoming you again soon. We have plenty of activities for non divers here also: snorkeling, trekking, fishing, relaxing and of course the Jamu Spa. Best regards, The Management Team More

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

We travelled here in September and stayed 6 nights, everything went smoothly from airport transfer to Island. We were greeted by musicians and a nice cold drink, the paperwork formalities were soon completed and we were shown to our room. The room was behind the dive centre and the room was very spacious, we had a double bed, large wardrobe,... More

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

Dear DCsupascuba, Thank you very much for your review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and are looking forward to welcoming you again soon. We also noted your nice comment about the diving team and your constructive comments. Best regards, The Management Team More

Bangkok, Thailand
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Went there last September with Thai Scuba diving group. we stayed in deluxe room which is quite big ,clean bathroom but however most of the day we spent it outsite by the sea or in the sea. Nice hospitality from resort staffs especially from super active dive centre. House reef here so beautiful. And Don't forget to meet with Charlie... More

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

Dear Khunpoa, Thank you very much for your nice review of our resort. We are delighted that you enjoy your diving vacation with us. I will convey your gratitude to our dive center staff, and we will definitely greet Charlie, our resident barracuda, on your behalf, next time we will dive our beautiful house reef. Best regards from beautiful Mataking,... More

Chantaburi, Chanthaburi, Thailand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Very nice island for diving and Relax. The room is good. We have team for diving and stay with premier deluxe room. I think chellet room is much more private. The dive center is very nice locate. I have dive about 4 dives per day. Magic rock is very nice for macro life. water quality is good. Reef is good... More

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

Dear TawanB, Thank you very much for your nice review of our resort. We are very happy that you and your friends enjoyed your diving vacation at Mataking. Indeed Magic Rock is a special site for macro and i hope that you managed to see a pigmea seahorse there. But many dive sites are available around Mataking to satisfy also... More

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013 via mobile

Had the best massage by the sea! Snorkeling is made easy even for non swimmers as they have experienced guides who will ensure that you'll have the most enjoyable time! In fact, just by the shores of the resort, there are also corals and fishes. We also noticed armed guards at the resort to provide protection against any intruders, so... More

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

Dear ShiaMary, Thank you very much for choosing Mataking for your last holiday and for taking the time to review the resort. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Indeed, our brand new Outdoor Spa Gazebo is the perfect place for trying one of our beach massages such as our Islander Beach Massage for example. We are... More

Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Beautiful island with great service. Stayed in two room types: 1st) King Villa which was quiet and spacious and 2nd) Villa Suites with its own patio and jacuzzi pool. I prefered the King Villa due to its quiet area and separate from the other villas. While the Villa Sites had great amenities it was less private, near the beach where... More

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

Dear SnowsandyB, Thank you for taking the time to review Mataking and for your kind review of our resort. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. I will convey your kind comments to our staff too and will be looking into your constructive comments. Thank you for visiting Mataking this year and we are looking forward... More

Sitiawan, Malaysia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

beautiful island with serene water... plenty of marine life to see... really enjoyed my trip there...the whole island is nothing but beautiful... with the beautiful clear blue water and sands...the staff were very friendly and helpful....would definitely go there again

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

Dear clichegal, We are so happy that you chose Mataking for your holidays and that you enjoyed your time with us here. Thank you for reviewing Mataking and we are looking forward to welcoming you again in the near future. We are here for you! Best regards, The Management Team More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

went there for 2 days 1 night. I felt so happy to have my holiday in this island. The island is really really so pretty and the crystal clear sea. Their service is so good. We received a warm welcome from the staff. Whenever the staff see us, they would greet us with a smiling face. The staff are so... More

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

Dear Veanne T, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our resort. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us here at Mataking and look forward to welcoming you again. Best regards and Sunny Greetings from beautiful Mataking. The Management Team More

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We just came back from a 4 night stay at Mataking Reef Dive Resort with our two children (7 and 9). We absolutely loved it. After a very disappointing trip last year to Redang Island in West Malaysia, we did find what we were looking for: fantastic service, a long, lonely beach, clean and turquoise water and an amazing sealife... More

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

Dear Dotti2013, Thank you very much for choosing Mataking as your vacation home this year and for your nice review of the resort. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and are looking forward to your next visit. Best regards, The Management Team More

Guangzhou, China
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

I spent 3 days 2 nights in Mataking Reef Dive Resort from 18th -- 20th Aug. 2013 and just come back home. My room no was PD10, the room was good, diving, cafe, the sea view, the night trekking... everything was wonderful there. But sadly, when I come back home, I found 500 U.S.Dollars was lost from my wallet (... More

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

Dear Huang X, Thank your for choosing Mataking as your home for your last holidays.We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are sorry that your lost some money, although you are apparently not even sure where and when this money disappeared, so you may even have lost it after you left the resort. As you noted,... More

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Additional Information about Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort

Also Known As:
Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Hotel Pulau Sipadan
Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Hotel
Address: TB212, Jalan Bunga Fajar Complex, Pulau Sipadan 91000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > Semporna District > Pulau Sipadan
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 6 hotels in Pulau Sipadan
Hotel Class:4 star — Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Reef Dive Resort at Mataking Island is an exclusive romantic & diving destination in the Celebes Sea, located just 40 minutes boat ride from Semporna, East Coast of Sabah in Malaysia. It is a promised island with majestic treasures, natural warmth and friendship for holiday makers, spa lovers, honeymooners and divers alike. Whether it is a retreat for yourself or exciting undersea exploration, you’ll find Mataking the perfect choice.The resort is caressed by the tropical sea breeze. Our executive king chalets, premier deluxe rooms and brand new luxurious beach villas designed in traditional architecture offering simply elegant and exquisite accommodation for up to 100 guests in a serene and cozy environment.Enjoy Malaysian and International cuisine with an enticing spread of fresh local sea food or relish the weekend barbecued favorites at our sea facing restaurant. ... more   less 

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