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Perhentian Island Resort

Pulau Perhentian Besar, Pulau Perhentian Besar 22200, Malaysia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The beach and location are idyllic, the water is really calm and the bay is protected. Around form the hotel are two other beaches which you can easily walk to. Water taxis are easily available to other resorts. The hotel is rather dated and the rooms are quite basic ,although they do have en-suite shower and bath. The food at... More 

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Kirchlengern, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the beach ist perfect, a paradiese surrounded by nature, but the hotel is the worst. - the room and the bathroom were dirty. filth, dust and mold everywhere. - mosquitoes, cockroaches and bedbugs (!) in the bedroom. - no safe, no phone and no wifi in the room. - the hotel facility and the pool were dirty. - the stuff... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in the standard room with my girlfriend for 3 nights. The rooms were tidy with clean sheets, but was quite dated and run-down. The general state of the resort was quite poor too, soo much rubbish lying round it made the 'feel' of the place to be quite gross. The mugs supplied for coffee appeared to be used... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried all beaches on the two islands. This is the best. But the rooms is dirty and old. They are renovating the front row challets (ready september 2015?)...but this is aprox only 8-10 rooms. The restaurant is not really a great experience. Very slow service. Food not very good quality. They run all inclusive setup ...AS a result you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first visit was made in 1997, our second in 2000, again in 2013 and again this year. Obviously, it can’t be all bad as we keep going back but you need to set your expectations accordingly. The highs and lows What is good; 1. The price. Perhentian Island Resort hasn't really seen price rises in the last 5 yrs.... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Location is great. Super nice water nearby. But the room is really not clean....toilet was dirty and ants were seriously everywhere....the food in the restaurant was okay but you could find more choices by walking like 10 mins

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed for 3 days and 2 nights and took the discovery package. The land and sea transfer were well organised. Location of the resort and the beach in front of the resort was excellent. But the resort itself was bad. I booked for a double bed. But the room given had two single beds. They offered to join the... More 

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Kuching, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We've been here for diving trip 2013, nice hotel to stay, good food, very relaxing, our room facing the pool. We booked hotel by package, together with breakfast, lunch dinner, bbq and boat transfer from mainland to island, ours are diving package, so bit expensive, but worth it. good/high/peak season start Mac until September. definitely will go here again.

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Mildenhall, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

After the 30 minute boat trip to the island we received a warm welcome and a refreshing cold drink. We had a beach front room with full board for our 5 day / 4 night stay and the room was perfect for our needs with good sitcom, coffee and shower, even if it was a little dates. For those that... More 

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Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

PIR is quite old resort have good arrangements. Its a bit old resort with all wood cottages. It provides great view of the beach and near to Turtle bay for snorkeling. Food: Have best breakfast menu as complementary Room: Room service is good and timely. Connectivity: Have wi-fi facility at the lobby. Surrounded by lush green forest and one can... More 

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