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Perhentian Island Resort

3.0 of 5 Pulau Perhentian Besar, Pulau Perhentian Besar 22200, Malaysia
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    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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Occhiobello, Italy
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81 reviews 81 reviews
30 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very nice stay at PIR, the last week of September 2014: 7 days in a true paradise where the sea and the nature surrounding you , are amazing. The sea is extremely beautiful, crystal warm water, with turtles and other fish just in front the beach. The White sand is soft and never too hot, even if... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We had booked 5 nights and should have only stayed one night and moved on. For the hefty price per night of 400 RM a night, it was not worth the money: only positive is the beach and location. We would NOT recommend this hotel: low quality in maintenance; low quality in cleaning service; run-down hotel room; bed uncomfortable; cleanliness... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The good part about this resort is its size.. It doesn't feel that secluded, and you can always expect to find some activity on the beach. Beach itself is very clean and relatively big... Rooms were nice and clean, no complaints there. Bunch of activities at the resort, however, we didn't get to do most cos the staff was lazy.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

There are pluses and minuses about this resort. The staff were helpful and friendly, although not very efficient. The beach is the best we saw on the island and kept pretty clean, although this can be difficult for the staff as people drop rubbish all the time! The snorkelling off the beach was lovely and very easy to do, but... More

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Puchong, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I am just back from Perhentian Island Resort after spending a 3 days 2 nights trip there. All in all, i can summaries my experience as below: Good - location, nice beach - turtle watching just in front of the resort - dive guides are very competent Needs Improvement - resort is very tired, not well maintain at all. -... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Perhentian Besar might just be my favourite place in the world. An unbelievably beautiful island in crystal clear coral seas. Perhentian Island Resort is situated on what I think is the best beach on the island. Beautiful coral sands, perfect clear water, turtles grazing 100m from the beach, coral reefs to each end of the beach, masses of marine life,... More

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Oslo, Norway
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

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
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

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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10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

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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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*
Number of rooms: 108
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