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Perhentian Island Resort

3.0 of 5 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
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars NEW

The location is great and you should choose one of the villas right in front if the beach. The food is not worthwhile and very overpriced. We stayed over chinese new year long weekend and had the feeling that the staff was overwhelmed with the crowd. The buffet was emptied quickly and if you were not one of the first... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

Pir has definitely the best spot in Besar: it's located on a quiet beach and it's very close to the rest of the island (and other resort). Turtles love this spot as well and swim close to the beach. However restaurant is not that great

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Singapore, Singapore
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Hotel is super well located: beach is of white sands perfect for young kids. Boat does arrive to the resort without walking too much too: logistics are almost there Turtles are coming to this specific location where many tourist boats follow them. Yet snorkeling with these green turtles remain possible and very enjoyable Walking across the island is also possible... More 

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Occhiobello, Italy
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92 reviews 92 reviews
31 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

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
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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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
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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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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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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