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Ewans Place

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Coral Bay, Pulau Perhentian Kecil 22300, Malaysia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pavia, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at ewans place for a week during our trip in malaysia. They are so kind and gentle! A big and wonderful family! Room is basic but very clean, close to coral bay and 10 minutes to long beach. Food is certainly the best in the island (and very cheap)! 5 stars (and thank you again)!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always judge and rate accommodation by the price and standards set by the place itself. I don't understand how people can rate Ewan's Place "Excellent" when it is really just delivering what it should be for the price. Maybe the gushing reviewers were just so grateful to have found somewhere, anywhere, budget on Perhentian that was of acceptable standard.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Ewans not only has the best budget bungalows in all of Kecil, but also the best resaurant. Bungalows are clean and spacious with a good fan and a small terrace. Wi-fi was amazingly good and Ewan and his wife are very friendly and available to help out (or sell) whatever you need.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Ewans provides a pretty decent room compared to a lot of the places on the island - the bed and bathroom does the job fine but it's fairly basic accommodation for 80 ringgit. The restaurant is also good and service is fairly quick. It's located about 2 mins walk from coral beach or 5-10 mins from long beach. The worst... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

Spacious, comfortable and very clean chalets. The price was very good (80 RM per night) considering that they have 24/7 electricity and functional wi-fi ( this is rare on the island and at this price). Their restaurant near the chalets is really the best in town, with good prices. And the fact that they are on the second line from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

There are both good things about Ewans place and and bad ones. Positive: Spacious room with a nice bed Clean Good food Spectacular mars milkshake Nice front porch Water hose avaliable before you enter the room (nice to wash of the sand) Negative: Holes in the mosquito net The water hose to the shower is laying out in the open... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

You cannot book the chalets in advance, so you have to be there early in the morning and have the luck that someone will move out of one of the chalets. We went there the first morning (around 08:00) and had the luck that there was a chalet available. The chalets are nice, clean and comfortable. It's nice you have... More 

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West Mids
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My husband and I stayed here on our honeymoon while backpacking in Asia. It was recommended to us by a guy we met on Perhentian. The rooms are really large with a lovely four poster bed. It's spotless inside. You are provided with a broom to sweep the sand up (and you inevitably bring some in). The showers are cold... More 

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Manchester
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Stayed here for 5 nights rooms were basic but had everything u need very much no frills but location is great the staff r really friendly and the food in the restaurant is one of the best around the island! Only negatives were we have never had so many bites bugs everywhere and the worst pillows I've ever slept on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at Ewans place for 6 months whilst we worked on Perhentian Islands as dive instructors. We paid 65rm a night, which we considered to be a reasonable rate, regarding other accommodation on the island. The rooms were clean and quite big, with a double bed and private bathroom. The chalets were 5 minutes walk from Coral Bay and... More 

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