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Perhentian Island Resort

Pulau Perhentian Besar, Pulau Perhentian Besar 22200, Malaysia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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planet earth
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at pir for 2 nights last month. We stayed in a beachfront duplex suite next to the restaurant. I think these are probably the only good rooms. Very expensive but everywhere is expensive on the Perhentians and you are paying for the absolute best location. The room was great. 3 single beds. Fridge, kettle, safe deposit box. Very... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Such a shame, has a great beach and a lot of promise, however, the rooms are terrible. We paid for a superior; when we enquired how the rotten, mouldy room claimed the name superior, we were told because of its location. All rooms are near the beach and each other. This is a total swiz. We ask to change rooms... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I think this is probably the nicest location on Pulau Perhentian Besar with a beautiful beach. Breakfast was included in our booking, but for lunch and dinner we made the short walk to other places which had real food. The resort was reminiscent of mass-produced camping food and was pretty disappointing. The staff are friendly and the location is gorgeous... More 

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Geneva
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The setting is great with a beautiful beach great for snorkelling, that's why it is such a shame they leave it as a dump. This place has much potential, however without a manager who tells and explains his team (of very kind people by the way) what to do this will remain a dirty resort. I would be happy paying... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

PIR was the only resort available as we booked our last minute winter break. As a result very overpriced (esp compared to what we could get in southern Thailand and Bali). Read enough reviews to proceed with caution. Arrived on a wet day and the drama started the moment we went to our Super Deluxe Room (SDR). It was a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beach at the P.I.R. is the most beautifull for snorkelling of whole the perhentians. But the resort is only so-so. The price-quality is not so good. We paid 400 MYR for a 2 persons room and even though we paid this much we had salamanders and 2 cochroaches in the room. Off course it can happen that there are... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The resort itself is very beautiful and the first look you have on the room it is quite nice too. But when you have paid and you settle yourself in the room you will notice more and more.. dirty and we had cockroches running around in the bathroom... we paid €100 for a night. For that amount of money you... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 July 18, 2015

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 July 18, 2015

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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