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Perhentian Island Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   Pulau Perhentian Besar, Pulau Perhentian Besar 22200, Malaysia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We just came back from 4 nights at P.I.R. We got the deluxe room. The interior had dark wooden walls with low lightings & only one small window for abit of sunlight. Thus the whole room felt really dark and damp. The bathroom that we had was old with cracked basin with basic neccesaties. The restaurant has nothing to write... More

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china
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3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Over paid! I would rather stay in those budget chalet nearby! The water from shower is horrible! The smell of rust is so strong, we would rather bath with sea water than the room shower ! Basin water keep leaking no matter how you twist it! A very very very bad experienced ever!

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6 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is so bad! Overrated and overpriced! We got a (first) room on the beach with dirty sheets, broken toilet! After we mentioned this we got a room lesser then we paid because no other room was available (no refund- you can order food/drinks), arrogant receptionist laughed when we mentioned the "issues" - big disappointment!!

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Oslo, Norway
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The resort has by far the most beautiful location, stunning beach and surroundings on the island, however the entire establishment is in need of an upgrade. Rotten walls because of water damage, dead mouse in the ceiling, no functioning internet and a non useable restaurant. My group of nine did by dine there one single evening. All in all it... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently planned a 5 day long weekend in Perhentian diving but since this is super peak season now, we were left with a few options in the Perhentian Besar (Big Island in Bahasa). When I rang the Perhentian Island Resort sales office in KL, I was told that only Semi-suite units were available and went ahead and booked 2... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What looked fine on the internet turned out to be a huge turndown. The 'restaurant' buffet was always cold, always fried and always bland. The 'beach Kiosk' only sells coconuts, and the BBQ with freh fish only had chicken sausages and shrimps. Everything (also in the 'gift shop') was extremely expensive and there was nothing too choose from. AC in... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is located on a very nice beach and location is stunning with greenery and tropical forest with monkeys and big monitor Lizards around you. Water is very clear with good coral reefs and Sharks and turtles can be seen in the lagoon. Chalets are nice but in urgent need of renovation and upgrading. Service in restaurants and food is... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good : The hotel have beautiful beach Bad : 1. No TV in the room, no line phone - everything have to walk to reception 2. Room old , floor dirty, toilet very dirty. 3. No selling alcohol , very bored at night. 4. Things are 50% expensive compare to hotel beside Never visit again :(

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I went for a quick 3-day weekend trip, in between business meetings. My main goal was to blow as many bubbles diving as possible. All the arrangements and transfers were well coordinated and, to my surprise, was much easier than I anticipated. And the Dive guides were superb. The rooms are so-so, but the setting is great. There is no... More

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Kota Bharu, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The food provided very good, every meal we have a full stomach of nice food. We can snorkelling at the beach in front of the hotel where there is a lot of colourful fish there. The view very beautiful especially in the evening. Will consider to stay here again if ever come to perhentian.

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Address: Pulau Perhentian Besar, Pulau Perhentian Besar 22200, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Terengganu > Pulau Perhentian Besar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Perhentian Island Resort 3*
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