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Teluk Dalam, Pulau Perhentian Besar 22300, Malaysia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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kuala lumpur
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124 reviews 124 reviews
38 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

stayed here for 3 nights. we took a fan room with cold water. the bed was squeaky, but i slept well. shower was underpowered. room faced the garden and was extremely stuffy. breakfast was adequate but communicating with the staff is a painful experience. food is salty and i would really recommend to eat elsewhere (flora bay's restaurant seems best)... More

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Sydney, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upon our arrival we were given rear bungalow near a generator, or compressor. We naturaly complained, and manager finaly agreed to have the machine turned off during night. Room was basic and small, but clean, and a/c was working ok. This side of Besar island is not the best, either for snorkling or swimming because it gets very shallow at... More

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Sunnyvale, California
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75 hotel reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's another recent review entitled "Good, but..." I totally agree. Here's our experience, modified on a shameless cut & paste here. Both good and bad here - please read....... Diving (unknown): When we were here last week, Alu-alu was understaffed and overbooked. Dive master Guylan was friendly though understandably swamped. He recommended us to the dive shop at Arwana for... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked two rooms for two couples, one for 3 nights and the other one for 2 nights, via Agoda.com. A week before my partner and I decided to stay a third night, booked it on Agoda and I even emailed Bayu Diving Lodge to make sure the booking was confirmed. They replied to say the third night was confirmed.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Both good and bad here - please read....... Diving (Good): Organised, professional, decent kit, decent knowledge of the local environment (which, incredibly for Asia they are keen to protect) lots of dive sites and small dive-group numbers. Accommodation (Good): Decent chalets/huts that are sensibly priced but have no hot water - fine though as normal water is warm. Cleaned only... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a horrible place! The garden and the room are nice, but the staff are the most unfriendly people I have ever met in Malaysia! They are very cranky and totally not helpful! If you ask them someting, they act annoid and you just get a yes or no answer (usually no).The breakfast is terrible and if you got it... More

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London
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Clean, affordable, with a decent bed n shower, that's what my wife n I ask for & that's what we got here at Bayu. We went for a fan room which was all we needed. Dunno about the other rooms but ours came with 2 so no complaints there. The sea view was absolutely stunning, not much luscious white sand... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We travelled in a group of 7 people. As we booked late, I ended up with a fan-only chalet with no hot water :( but doesnt matter to me as the prices were really affordable and we didnt spend much time with the room. Pros: -The dive instructors here are helpful and experienced. I did a night dive in a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

My girlfriend (Spain) and I (German) planned to stay for three days in Bayu's dive lodge in June - and ended up staying for more than a week, because we loved the place. The place is simple but beautiful. The little beach houses have everything that is needed and a bit, have flair, are clean, and - if you are... More

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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13 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Stayed for 2 nights at this lovely spot, the chalet was the best accommodation I stayed in over the 2 weeks on both small and big islands - modern, cosy, very clean, in a lovely garden setting - The staff were fantastic (not sure why previous feedback suggests otherwise) I found staff to be very friendly, caring and helpful -... More

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Address: Teluk Dalam, Pulau Perhentian Besar 22300, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Terengganu > Pulau Perhentian Besar
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