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Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort

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4.0 of 5 Resort   |   TB212, Jalan Bunga, Fajar Complex, Pulau Sipadan 91000, Malaysia
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Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort
Ranked #3 of 6 Hotels in Pulau Sipadan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Moscow, Russia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Having spent couple of days in KL we headed for the Mataking Island. 3h flight to Tawau + 1.2h by car + 45m by speedboat - and we reached the place finally. We were warmly welcomed by the resort employees, an iced juice for everybody and we moved to the reception. The check-in processed smoothly and included a briefing about... More 

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Kota Kinabalu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I go to Mataking frequently to get out of KK and get some great diving in. Mataking Island is beautiful! Great beach, crystal clear water, and fantastic to see no trash while swimming and diving (unlike some of the other islands, Mabul, etc). The King Chalets and Beach Chalets are best value, situated right on the beach. The staff is... More 

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MatakingIsland, Sales Office Team at Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort, responded to this review

Dear StickyRiceTravel, 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. With... More 

Prague, Hlavni Mesto Praha, Czech Republic
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like to have quiet and very relaxing holiday with exciting dive..this is the right place. Very friendly, helpful staff, professional and helpful dive center with professional and kind personal. After dives you can enjoy relaxing spa or just enjoy the sunset from the terasa or Geko bar. To explore some islands or have some different excersice you can... More 

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MatakingIsland, Sales Office Team at Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort, responded to this review

Dear Gertruda21. 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. With... More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was here in April 2014 with my brothers. We were on a round-trip in the area and stopped here for diving locally and around the Sipadan Volcano Island (which I visited 20 years prior). This resort is nicely planned out in a beautiful setting. Clean and with a surprisingly high standard coming to amenities, food etc. given its remote... More 

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MatakingIsland, Sales Office Team at Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort, responded to this review

Dear jimfromstockholm. 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. With... More 

Krakow, Poland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is wonderful, beautiful and breathtaking. It is far more luxiourous than Maldives resort, far more complicated to be reached, which makes the stay even moe thrilling. The resort is located on the one island, it is very private with just few bungalos and villas. There are the most luxourious villas with private jacuzzi, new chaltes located on the... More 

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MatakingIsland, Sales Office Team at Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort, responded to this review

Dear O D. 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 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Referring to previous comments about MK Resort I was negatively surprised about accommodation and meal conditions. Breakfast, lunch and dinner were prepared as a buffet consisting of average quality foods. Service was slow and housing requires major renovations. During three days, I experienced 2 electrical breakdowns of which the first happened during night when no contact person was available and... More 

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MatakingIsland, Sales Office Team at Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort, responded to this review

Dear Strgf. 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. With... More 

Midlands England
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57 reviews 57 reviews
52 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We stayed here in September at the end of our Borneo trip. I didn't quite know what to expect - but wow - what a view and experience on arrival. We upgraded and had one of the new beach chalets which was just amazing. Pure luxury. We were situated the furthest point from the main part of the complex which... More 

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MatakingIsland, Sales Office Team at Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort, responded to this review

Dear Paul, Warmest Greetings from The Reef Dive Resort Mataking Island, Sabah. Highly appreciate your comments and review for us to improve to be better serve. We are very much delighted that you have enjoyed your stay at our resort. Here's wishing you all the best in everything and have a great year ahead. We hope to see you again... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

It was an enjoyable trip in Reef Dive Resort. Me and friend plan to come to Sabah after all the incident happened. As I think this is a good timing for us, strong security and curfew around Semporna. There is a lot of Island nearby Semporna, we can't choose one in the beginning. Then, one thing come to my eyes... More 

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MatakingIsland, Sales Office Team at Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort, responded to this review

Dear Vivian1106, Warmest Greetings from The Reef Dive Resort Mataking Island, Sabah. Highly appreciate your comments and review for us. We are very much delighted that you have enjoyed your stay at our resort. We hope to see you in your next visit to our remarkable island in near future. Thank you very much and great year ahead. Warm Regards,... More 

Barcelona, Spain
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

It was a nice stay in Reefe Dive Resort. Nice staff always concern about our needs! Also great variety of activities; kayak, diving, snorkel and swim in amazing beaches. Also we love baby turtles in the Turtles Hatchery. Great restaurant and bar. I will repeat for sure!!

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MatakingIsland, Sales Office Team at Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort, responded to this review

Dear PabloVS1979, Highly grateful for your review and comments. We are delighted that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Shall definitely looking forward to your next visit real soon. Take good care and have a great year ahead. Warm Regards, Sales Office (The Management Team) More 

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I stayed at Mataking for about a week and had a fantastic time there. Living in Shanghai can drive you a bit nuts sometimes and being in the exact opposite environment was quite literally a breath of fresh air: fresh air, nature, good service and people who care. As a Shanghai dweller and part time dive instructor I'm not just... More 

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MatakingIsland, Sales Office Team at Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort, responded to this review

Warmest Greetings from The Reef Dive Resort, Sabah. Dear Oki, Highly appreciate your comments and review to us. Hope you have enjoyed to the fullest during your seven nights stay at our resort. Here's wishing you great joy ahead and take good care. See you in your next visit to our remarkable island soon. Thank you very much. Warm Regards,... More 

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Address: TB212, Jalan Bunga, Fajar Complex, Pulau Sipadan 91000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Sabah > Semporna District > Pulau Sipadan
Hotel Class:4 star — Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 49
Also Known As:
Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Hotel Pulau Sipadan

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