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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
joecarnine Sepang, Malaysia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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Sepang, Malaysia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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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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Oslo, Norway
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

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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13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

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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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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