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Pulau Perhentian Besar, Malaysia
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Mama's Place
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Aalborg, Denmark
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

I stayed with mamas for 1 week in the summer of 2010. It was a lovely place with good value for the money. I would recommend you to book in advance. We only booked for 3 nights, and wanted to stay longer and needed to change room, and later find another place because they were fully booked. The staff is... More

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Brisbane Central
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Mama's chalets are run by Aziz and Jimi with advice from Mama. We stayed there for 17 nights in August 2013 which was our third visit. Although accommodation is 3 star Mama's is really suitable for everyone and Aziz and Jimi are friendly and give freely of their time to advise on almost anything and can organise good day trips,... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

After spending night #1 in a horrible little room at Watercolours (next door), Mama's was a very pleasant change (and 10MYR cheaper!). Booked a mid-sized room which had loads of space, and a comfortable clean bed. Bathroom was fine. No complaints at all about the room. No issue with mozzies (mid-Sept). Nice setting, with the local primates paying an entertaining... More

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Berlin, Deutschland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

We have welcomed us warmly thanks Stefan Loose-we deliberately chose the Mama's and were moved to a bungalow with sea views. The decor is simple-designed large bed, dressing table, wardrobe, the bathroom in typical outdated and there is only cold water. We visited for breakfast and dinner the own restaurant, the staff are very nice and there are evening barbeque,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

The bungalows are in a beautiful setting, but are like bat caves on the inside. Bathroom was small and cramped, clothes got very damp. I have stayed in many bungalows over SE Asia - this was one of my worst. No mosquito net which is needed and some fresh white sheets would make it look a whole lot better. Furniture... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

We stayed 5 nights at mamas place. We had a big clean bungalow, the only thing we missed was a mosquito net. It was just a 8 minute walk to the amazing beach. Also the staff at the reception was very friendly and helpful. The food at mamas restaurant is ok. But on the hole island is the food not... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
12 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013 via mobile

Basic rooms but who needs luxury in the most secluded and beautiful spot in the island? The service and attention from Aziz and Jimmy make up for the basic accommodation. Food at their restaurant is delicious and good value (try the pancakes and barbecue). You do get to experience a felling of a Malaysian home if you stay there. Children... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We spend a week in this beatiful place. It's near the turtle bay diving center of Besar, the staff is very friendly and the place is quiet and relaxing. Do not expect luxury room (there's no hot water) but they are clean and comfortable.

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Lasko, Slovenia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
45 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

This was my 7th time at Mama's place. Place that I can not miss while I'm in Malaysia. I don't have so much more to add as I already wrote two reviews but still I will list some things for those who do not like to browse back. I usually always like to stay at the garden view type of... More

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Reutlingen, Deutschland
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

It was a nice place for staying and really cheap for the high season , about 70ringitt so 18€ . I had a bungalow with garden view and it was good kind of a Hawaii feeling:)) the room was simple but enough and I Had no a.c but it was ok ! The only thing what I didn't liked was... More

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Also Known As:
Mama`s Place Hotel Pulau Perhentian Besar
Mama`s Place Hotel
Mamas Place Pulau Perhentian Besar
Address: Pulau Perhentian Besar, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Terengganu > Pulau Perhentian Besar
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Ranked #3 of 8 hotels in Pulau Perhentian Besar
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