We stayed in Golden View hotel (4stars) as it was stated in the webiste that the hotel is near to beach (so called golden beach) and the whole area is called Golden city.thoght we could spend a nice holiday in the entertainemnt city but....when we reached then only we found out that the golden city is a small area within walking distance from the hotel that contains go-cart, playground, miniature park(which only takes us less than 15 min to go around)... and the so-called beach is actually a man-made lake for banana boats and children's boats... the famous Golden prawn 555 and 933 seafood restaurants were just so-so.. the food was cold and the taste was so-so, nothing was special! the hotel staff was no doubt, very friendly and helpful but most could not communicate in ENglish and they seemed to have very little/no ideas when we asked for some tourist info(e.g. places to go and transport to take).. We felt annoyed by the non-stop horns by vans (bus) and taxi whenever we went out of any buildings or walking along streets.. taxi drivers over charge tourists and since we went free and easy, we were very stressful when dealing and barganing on taxi fare with them... Nothing special in the island, we then hoped to get buy some cheap stuff but found that the price was really expensive in the island which is supposedly to be a place with low living cost ... probably singaporeans may find it cheap but we, Malaysian, think it's more expensive than our local stuff. for instance their famous kuih lapis costs RM55!!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- 215 Rooms (Superior, Deluxe, Family Room, Suite Room) have been ready to suits your needs and various facilities: Cuppa restaurant, Rajawali terrace cafe, Murai lobby bar, Pipit kids corner, traditional massage, massage centre, full fitness centre, gym, sauna & steam, swimming pool, jogging track, laundry and valet services, 24 hour room service, booking for golfing, business centre, shopping arcade, free shuttle bus to the downtown, karaoke room. Outdoor activities (Go kart, High Rope team building, Flying Fox, ATV - Motor, paintball, volleyball field). ... more less
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