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Flora Bay Resort

Teluk Dalam | Besut, Pulau Perhentian Besar 22300, Malaysia
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Flora Bay Resort
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
yimin516 Penang, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Penang, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Love the beach here (Teluk Dalam), because it's far away from Pulau Perhentian Kecil's Long Beach (which is pack of people and bars) and trees are along the beach, so I can lye on the hammock and sleep through the afternoon. The resort itself is okay, service is good, staffs are friendly. But room without air-cond is really HOT (i... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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58 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked only one seaview room and 3 fan rooms as they are fully booked during our stay. We came in a group for family holiday. It turns out that the fan room is very hot during the day and my sisters cannot even rest in the room because it is really stuffy and sauna hot. There is no cool... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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12 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

There are 2 Flora Bays. Stay at Flora Bay 1 if you're diving to be nearer the dive centre and avoid lugging heavy dive gear and underwater cameras to and fro. Flora Bay 1 and 2 is 1 resort apart. There is another resort in between them. The downside is that the twin and double rooms seems to be all... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
15 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The key here is not to go in with high expectations. There’s no phone signal and wifi speeds from dial-up times, so come prepared accordingly. You will have to purchase a wifi pass if you want to use it 20RM for 7-days for one device. The rooms are perfectly adequate, and have an a/c, bed, mini fridge and a hot... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Being here on May'14 for PADI Open Water course. Came in a big group and most of us stayed at Hill View Terrace Fan rooms. My room condition, old but clean. One Queen sized bedroom easily fit two adults for an OK sleep at night. It was rather hot during the day so my advice is to stay outside. It... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My partner and I travelled to Perhentian Besar for scuba diving. For me this was a return visit, but no way was I staying where I'd previously stayed. We stayed for 6 nights at the Flora Bay Resort because when we were making enquiries they were the only resort who bothered to reply to my emails in a reasonable time.... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The sea view is amazing, calm and relax. It is not busy or noisy as other beaches although the rooms are fully booked. It is not the luxury beach life, but we get the relaxation by only sitting on the beach without doing anything. The staffs not so friendly but can considered helpful. The BBQ buffet dinner is recommended to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Was at flora bay recently for five days. Really enjoyed it. Rooms and bathrooms are basic but comfortable. Sea view room was practically on the beach- good for sitting on verandah with the sea breeze and listening to the waves in the morning. Staff were friendly and helpful, within two days, most of them knew which room we were from.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Stayed at Florabay for 1 night (we booked for 2), employees were not very kind and they looked like they HAD to be there! They charge WIFI, although we paid €25 p.p.p.n. (Way to much) Bathroom was not as expected, after seeing the pictures on there website. We would go back for the beach, NOT the Resort! M&N

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Perth, Australia
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I can only comment on the cheapest rooms at this hotel. The hill view fan rooms at the back of the property. Yes they are getting old and tatty. The bed was reasonably comfortable. There were a few insects and spiders sharing with me (I expect this in the tropics and I like spiders so no prob for me) The... More 

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