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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 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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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
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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Oslo, Norway
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a hard time actually getting a hotel booked on this Island. It was not as accessible online as it usually is, cause many hotels have you sending a request first about availability. Also, be early in your preparations, and book as far up to a month in advance. We actually had our mind set on a couple of... More

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Zwickau, Germany
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Because we knew, what we had to expect, our stay was ok all in all. We had booked an expensive semi suite and had a large and spacious room with sea view. But: The furniture was old, the laminate corrugated, the windwos were dirty. Also, the floor had be be wet wiped and after the furniture it was very dirty.... More

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Sepang, Malaysia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Warning- No TV and personal locker here! The Hotel beach itself is a main Snorkelling Stops called Turtle Point. With 3 days and 2 nights we have - it is really enjoy and I could not say relaxing because my two sons (6years and 10years old) always want to go for snorkelling all day and see the hundreds of anemone,... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is really run down n in need of a major renovation. In terms of location can't really complain becos it's right next to the jetty. Great for a little bit of snorkeling but The beach is so crowded n u can hardly find a empty deckchair to seat.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Do you fancy the snell of feces? Or the smell of fire smoke? And do you endorse mold on the walls of your hotel room? If above applies to you, this resort and especially cabin 330 is something you will love! Food had no taste. English of staff was poor. The dive shop was however very good and offered great... More

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230 reviews 230 reviews
91 hotel reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This resort received till now not so good reviews and frankly speaking I can say that it is an example of a missed opportunity. The location is outstanding, surely the best in the beautiful Perhentian island.Bungalows are decent, absolutely not perfect, enough clean but not appealing and cared (and also there differences between the room). Food is also standard, anyway... More

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Adelaide, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I was well informed thanks to other Trip Advisor reviews when booking this accommodation, so wasn't surprised when we found a tired resort in real need of some TLC and renovations. It is though a fantastic location which for us wasn't detracted from by the resort's shortcomings. We were disappointed in many things about the actual accommodation and services including:... More

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Melbourne, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

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 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

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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Address: Pulau Perhentian Besar, Pulau Perhentian Besar 22200, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Terengganu > Pulau Perhentian Besar
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Hotel Class:3 star — Perhentian Island Resort 3*
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