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Watercolours Resort & Dive Centre

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Sebarang Genting Lot 136, Pulau Perhentian Besar 22300 , Malaysia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been visiting this resort since the 90's, it was one of the best budget resort in the whole of Perhentian, strategically located with stunning views and easy accessible to Teluk Pauh area. The dive centre still provides excellent services and diving with them is a pleasure. However, the rooms really in dire need of restoration, no upkeeping work done... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From early trip until the last day of our holiday vacay....theres no word bored in thia challet, they has provide us with amusing and advanture activities such as snorkeling, shark hunt, rafting, parachute glidding and the most moment that me and my guys can forget is we manage to catch a 200kg of Marlin.....Watercolours Resort hope to see u again... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wouldn't choose this resort again. Our bathroom door was hanging off and our sheets stained as well as covered in dirt. We had to ask to move bungalows as well as change and clean the room and balcony. This took almost 45 mins. This should have indicated the speed as to which things are done on the island. Waiting... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

Old coisy chalets, but really need maintenance. Holes in the ceiling, walls. A lot of dirt over the place. Sheets were not cleaned. Personel was not really helpful nor friendly. Location is ok, but the beach in front of the resort is not for swimming of snorkeling, it is simply too shallow and filled with coral. OK for the price,... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

The room we had at Watercolours was good enough - we were backpacking and planning to live fairly basically, however given the price of the place I feel some very small changes would have greatly improved the experience. For instance, a picture hanging on the wall or a cushion would have brightened the room up and made it much more... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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6 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Where to begin with... it is my second time staying at this resort, Watercolours Resort at Perhentian Besar, frst time was in Sept 2009, and second time August 2013. This second time I was completely deceived by the Client Service received. Firstly, we booked a double Chalet garden view for 3 people. My friends arrived one day before, they had... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

After backpacking for many years around the world we decided to pay a little more for comfort travelling with a toddler. The accomodation was nowhere near the standard it should have been for the price. It resembled a lot of the cheapest rooms we could find in India. Some staff were overly friendly while others had no customer service skills... More

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Vienna, Austria
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

We stayed at Watercolours for 2 nights and changed to Mama's (next door) for 3 more nights. Mama's was definitely the better choice. Although the staff at Watercolours was really nice and helpful, we found the rooms to be quite dark, simple, a bit dirty and overprized (at Mama's we paid half the price for a nicer chalet (both garden... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

We were in watercolours for 3 days. The staff were friendly and the restaurant food was good. I would give the BBQ dinner a thumbs up. The chalets were very rundown. Rooms were clean, not smelly and very basic. No hot shower and bathroom doors not working. Good water pressure but bad drainage. The dive equipments were well maintained at... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Is suit to backpacked/diver to stay, affordable price of room and well service in diving! Room has no hot water and no plug. dissapointed can't dry my hair after shower. Bathroom no lock also. Overall of cleanliness is good. but a lot of mosquito at evening in perhentian, is better to bring some prevention along. Fun dive is lead by... More

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Also Known As:
Watercolours Impiani Resort & Restaurant Hotel Pulau Perhentian Kecil
Watercolours Impiani Resort & Restaurant Hotel
Watercolours Impiani Resort And Restaurant
Watercolours Impiani Hotel
Hotel Watercolours Impiani
Address: Sebarang Genting Lot 136, Pulau Perhentian Besar 22300 , Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Terengganu > Pulau Perhentian Besar
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Ranked #6 of 8 hotels in Pulau Perhentian Besar
Hotel Class:3 star — Watercolours Resort & Dive Centre 3*
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