We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Long Beach, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia
Hotel amenities
  • Overview
  • Reviews (98)
  • Photos (50)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A (1)
  • Room tips (10)
  • More
Matahari Chalet
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this hotel, but we can search other options in Pulau Perhentian Kecil
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

98 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    19
    29
    31
    12
    7
See reviews for
3
36
16
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (10)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Antwerp Province, Belgium
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I got a terrible rash here because of bedbugs. Also lots of mosquito bites because there were holes in the mosquito net. The chalet was terribly hot because it did not get any shade during the day. Internet did not work at all. Don t go.

Was this review helpful? Yes
New Zealand
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't say enough about the staff at Matahari. We arrived at the beach on a public holiday, and to our horror everywhere on Kecil was full. The staff seemed to go out of their way to find us room, and still only charge us the rack rate of 80 ringgit for a FAN room, where other places were charging... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited Perhentian Kecil for diving only and stayed in Matahari at an AC room for 7D6N. I had fun dives and my girlfriend got her Open Water Certificate there. The bungalows were in good shape for Perhentian standards and relatively clean. Staff was friendly and helpful. The electricity was not available during the day but it was not... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my open water course with matahari chalet. Staffs in kuala besut office are friendly and willing to guide us to their office. They are even willing come to our location to bring us at one point. Room is decent and clean. Location is very good as it located in the middle of long beach and less than 2 minutes... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
259 reviews 259 reviews
59 hotel reviews
265 helpful votes 265 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 3 night - paid 90myr per night room only for a fan room - bungalow style - with western bathroom (cold shower). Very basic wooden bungalow with balcony and 2 chairs/table. Double bed with Mosquito net. Quiet location just 100m from the beach and restaurants. Wifi available at reception - but we could connect in our room (B2).... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Got an aircond room.comfortable! electricity almost available the whole day. great value for stay. Stayed here for 3D2N. Nearby restaurants (pricey though) at Long beach. Nearby fireshow at night. Overall, great holiday!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Warrington
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We stayed with Matahari for 9 days in total. We stayed in the air con room for the first 3 days and then moved to one of the chalets with just a fan. We stayed in room L8 first which had a really nice view of the beach from the balcony. The air con room actually had a huge ceiling... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I really really enjoyed my stay here and would recommend it to anybody!! I stayed about a week, first in the air con room (for 120 RM), which had a nice balcony with a view over the ocean. the room was clean and neat, towels, soap and toilet paper included. I also tried the much cheaper bungalow in the longhouse... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Firstly without being able to pre book accommodation in the Perhentian Island it is a royal pain in the bum having to trek around in the blazing sun trying to find somewhere. However... The day before we arrived, I sent a message on Facebook to Matahari chalet and they held a room for us. We paid extra for a A/C... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Seattle, Washington
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
285 helpful votes 285 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

We didn't stay at Matahari because we arrived late to the island. But we stopped at the dive shop and they let us drop our bags while we hunted for a place to stay. They were so friendly and helpful, so of course they got our business for diving. Even on days we weren't diving with them they invited us... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Matahari Chalet, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Matahari Chalet? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Matahari Chalet

Address: Long Beach, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Terengganu > Pulau Perhentian Kecil
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Matahari Chalet Hotel Pulau Perhentian Kecil

50 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (51)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (7)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (6)
Viewed
Room/suite (7)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
View from room (2)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (25)

Amenities

Restaurant
Number of rooms
124

Questions & Answers

Here’s what questions travelers have asked, with answers from representatives of Matahari Chalet and other travelers.
1 question

See all questions (1)

See which rooms travelers prefer

Bookmark for later
Save Saved
You added Matahari Chalet to your Saves list