Overall, I would say this is my 3rd choice for Port Dickson area. It offers a lot of space and good beach access (50yards from pool), but its quality of service and comfort is lacking. I researched 20 hotels on Tripadvisor and only stayed here cuz of price and my two other choices being sold out.
We stayed on a Sat & Sunday night. We stayed at B201 on 3rd floor and really enjoyed the view of the beach cove. Yes, higher units would have better views. There was no lift in our building though I imagine the other 7floor building had one. Soap was not provided in our 2 bedroom apt, nor utensils or bowls. General appearance was cheap hostel quality, not hotel quality of upkeep. AC worked well. Bathroom had no shower curtain, but 2 bathrooms was nice. Also one room had 3 beds which was convenient for our kids.
You can walk 5 minutes down the beach to another hotel with a fine playground and slide to their swimming pool. Better food there too. Also supposed to be a store in that area. But the area is a penisula off the main road and quiet. 1.5 Km walk to other stores and restaurants.
Breakfast was passable with some hot food. Restaurant is open for meals later in the day. Beach was clean of litter and glass, though there was a black line of cinder (oil pollution perhaps) on the water's edge.
The Indian gate guard Mithil, was very attentive and helpful when I checked in and I am thankful for his cheerful help.
I called ahead for their shuttle van and they denied they had one. After arriving, I noticed they did have a shuttle van for about 300 MYR one way from airport. But they didn't always have it available. At any rate, I took a van from 'Airport Limo' company for slightly less than that and they were more experienced and professional about everything. It was an hour drive from LCCT terminal of KUL airport. Be careful of the other KLIA terminal being 20 minutes away. Take the frequent and cheap shuttle van between terminals. Cab counter quoted 50RM price!
- Also Known As:
- Casa Rachado Hotel Port Dickson