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Fauna Beach Chalet

Pulau Perhentian Besar, Malaysia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Riyadh, Ar Riyad, Saudi Arabia
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97 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

This place has lots of options to offer- accommodation (fan or AC), food (variety of veg & non-veg), souvenir shop, boat service, diving equipment, snorkeling trip. Contact is +60 9 6911607, W'app no. +60 199782254.

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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65 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

1. Basic fan room with attached bathroom cost me RM60/night 2. Located on the quieter side of the island(Pulau Perhentian Besar) 3. Very relaxing stay. Not a tourist trap like Perhentian Kecil. 4. Restaurants are available along the beach. Be informed it is quite pricey. And, no beer. 5. Beach overall are well maintained by the staff. 6. There is... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We loved staying here, at first we thought too basic but we stayed a week and had everything we needed. It's so hot a cold shower from a hose is all we needed, we don't like aircon so the fan was enough. It was home to us. Food wasn't good but at trip through the jungle was an adventure to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Good priced room. The room we got looked nice n clean enough. Ambience is good pretty quiet if u like that sort of thing. 1st night here no hot water, very little water coming from the shower (this was later fixed) n toilet couldn't flash well enough had to do it old fashioned way water in a bucket then pour.... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

tho i gave this chalet an average rating, does not mean Fauna Beach Chalet (FBC) have nothing to offer. The accommodation is very simple with attached bathroom and basic amenities. Well suits for our low budget accommodation. Why you need a decent room when you are about to fully occupy yourself in island? well it is enough for me to... More 

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

The location is stunning and the snorkelling package is excellent value. The rooms are very basic so bear that in mind when you book and you wont be dissapointed. A couple of meals a day are included be warned the choice is limited and if the resort is busy they quickly run out and don't rush to top up what... More 

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Tanjong Malim, Malaysia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

we, 5 person live at there for 3day. room - very hot, small, bed not feel so clean, floor outside the bathroom got few small hole food- just ok..spicy beach- beautiful but sometime smell garbage, beach also have some garbage however, have fun cause saw shark and sea turtle at the hotspot

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

If you are on a budget holiday, Fauna Chalet might suit you. However, please take note of the conditions:- The rooms are pretty old with minimal maintenance. Expect ants and cockroaches in the room and/or bathroom. The bathroom had no ventilation and smells like sewage. The shower doesn’t work because the water pressure is too low, plus, saw mosquito larvae... More 

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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

The chalet is facing northeast. Hence, can't view sunset here. Sunrise is blocked by a small island where Lata Air Berani located. The beach is nice and kayaking is strongly recommended. Rm15 per hour. The food is excellent and the service rendered by Fauna restaurant owner was good. All food are prepared on the spot instead of pre cook or... More 

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55 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

RM60 for detached chalet on beach ocean view with double or two single beds which is a great alternative to dorms for 2 people  This is as cheap as you are going to get on Besar the big island. I discovered this after doing the 45 min trek for the Coral View / Mammas beach area and moved here next... More 

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