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Tanjong Jara Resort

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Batu 8 Off Jalan Dungun, Dungun 23000 Malaysia
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Fronted by palm fringed, emerald seas, Tanjong Jara Resort is a sanctuary of luxury and well-being steeped in the unmistakable grace of age-old Malay traditions. Here, in the comfort of a room furnished in local timber and rich fabrics, guests are lulled by the sighs of waves and the warm tropical breeze. The award-winning architecture of this resort reflects the elegance and grandeur of 17th century Malay palaces, offering an authentic taste of the region’s spirit and an enduring embodiment of gentle Malay arts and hospitality. Seamlessly integrated with the resort is the Spa Village, dedicated to combining the therapeutic properties of natural local ingredients and the innate healing practices of the area, providing a special, restorative experience. Guests can choose to experience an eco-adventure river cruise, explore teeming coral reefs or browse in a night market. Whatever the activity, every breath is pure refreshment, a relaxation of the soul, a pure journey of revival. In Malay we call this Sucimurni, in Malaysia it is Tanjong Jara Resort.
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Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Bicycle rental
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Poolside bar
Diving
Tennis court
Fishing
Airport transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Full body massage
Head massage
Massage
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
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Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
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Minibar
Flatscreen TV
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Malay
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Nurliana wrote a review Today
nilai34 contributions6 helpful votes
Amazing.. No words can describe how great of everything. Beautiful i'm speechless. Eventhough its monsun season, i still love the raining vibe.. We managed to swim at the pool and play with sands. My baby loves so much. It was her birthday week. Kimie entertained us by sending a cake. And next day he greeted us and wished our daughter during breakfast. He even explained on Tenggol island.. Made us wanting to go once monsun end. Chef Ann took our order during our dinner. She even suggested dish not in the menu. We had a very good conversation. I really like how 5 star hotel hired local and they maintain local accent. That is something guest would cherish, stay in surrounded village with local people. You can chat a lot especially the famous local food, tourist attraction, etc. I also very thankful to uncle who greeted us upon arrival and send our bags to the room. I can't get his name. Also, trainees students of YTL, they really shows their determination and love towards hospitality. My baby crying so hard that she don't want to leave the place. Promised her to come back again. Thank you Tanjong Jara!
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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tkgia wrote a review Dec 1
petaling jaya29 contributions6 helpful votes
Overall the resort was nice and the lady at the restaurants who takes orders is superb. Overall I really did enjoy the place because the pool's temperature is perfect, the space is huge and it's so near the beach. However.. When I checked in the staff told me that my package entitled me to 3 meals and even printed out a letter saying so. That night at the restaurant I asked 1 of the staff there about meals being included for my room and they said I just need to sign off at the end of the meal. i didn't think much of it at the time since i had the Was quite shocked and when I tried to talk to the concierge lady she said the package I booked didn't include lunch and dinner and repeatedly said 'I should know' even when i explained about the guy who checked me in and the letter (which she acknowledged happened). She refused to budge until my husband came and also explained that we wouldn't have ordered so much or ate in so much had we known and were finally given RM250 off (actually I would only have been willing to pay maybe half of the whole meal bill considering we would have eaten out half the time knowing the prices and also how we would have adjusted ordering). I wouldn't have minded if they'd told me maybe on the 2nd day of my stay they realized the intern had made a mistake then I could have adjusted for the rest of the meals (letter said coffee and tea included so we ordered that every meal and drinks are not cheap, restaurant staff said dessert and starter included in 'package') and not minded paying fully for first couple meals, but I was quite upset at the way the lady at the concierge handled the whole thing during checkout as if I was just trying to get free meals. I was looking forward to splurging on some gifts at the gift shop before leaving but felt quite fleeced after paying so much unexpectedly for food so we just left. We'd even booked the couple spa thinking we had a great deal for our stay so we could splurge a little but in the end we just felt really fleeced over the whole meal thing rather than happy. We would have been happy to pay had we known what we were really paying for but t to have to deal with that at the end suddenly and the feeling of being blamed as well as if the whole thing was our mistake and fault because 'we should know' really placed a black cloud over the end of our trip. Overall I'd say to be careful with the charges at the hotel. Some of the young staff at the hotel are really blur, a few times when we asked questions they couldn't answer or answered differently as if they didn't understand the question. The nasi dagang and laksa at breakfast are excellent. Some dishes eg. roselle prawn, mix veg stirfry, kangkung belacan, beef stirfry (whatever the lady recommends) were really good. Others so so. Nelayan had some good food as well (fish head curry, fish n chips) but the place had sooooo many flies it was really not enjoyable eating there. Resort amenities and activities are good.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Yew Yong C wrote a review Nov 2021
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We (Total 8 of us) really have an awesome time in an awesome place with full of passionated friendly resorts staff and not to forget delicious yummy food👍🤗. The hospitality rendered was superb and everyone demonstrated high customer orientation. Thanks to Chef Ann and Yahna for making our trips so fun and memorable 🙏😍😘. Will be back again sometime in the future.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Response from Ramesh Krishna, General Manager at Tanjong Jara Resort
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to give us a review and with all your kindness. We are glad to hear you had such a good time with us at Tanjong Jara Resort. Once again I am sure Yanna, Chef Ann besides all our staff were more than happy attending to your request. Besides they will be very excited to see your review and would make them feel very proud of their efforts. Thanks Again and We would look forward welcoming you again. Till then Best Wishes from all of us at Tanjong Jara Resort. Best Regards Ramesh Krishna Tanjong Jara Resort
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Josey L wrote a review Nov 2021
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia5 contributions1 helpful vote
TJR is just a 3 hours drive away from the hustle and bustle of KL city centre. This is our 2nd visit to the resort. The resort is spacious and even though the occupancy during our stay was high, we didn't feel like it was crowded. Very friendly staffs ensuring our stay is as comfy as possible and the food is great. Rooms are in good condition with great wi-fi. Enjoyed the peace and quiet the resort offered and will definitely return. Don't miss out on the Spa!
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Room Tip: Choose the ground floor room and if wanna splash, ground floor Seaview.
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Response from Ramesh Krishna, General Manager at Tanjong Jara Resort
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to giving us a wonderful review. I am sure the staff would be very excited to hear your comments and more than happy to attend all your request ensuring you had great time here with us. Glad to hear you enjoyed the food and beverage selections which the Chef’s takes a lot of pride in making sure they always maintain the quality and consistency at all times. We look forward to see you again at Tanjong Jara Resort and till then wishing you all the best. Best Regards Ramesh Krishna Tanjong Jara Resort
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83ellee wrote a review Nov 2021
Melaka, Malaysia18 contributions7 helpful votes
Went to all YTL resorts. Personally feel this is suitable for fmaily with kids. PLR is more suitable for couple. Bought this package during MCO1. 0 and unable to go due to multiple times lock down. Initially they want to charge me to change the date. But with the help of Adi from reservation centre. He allows me to change date without additional cost. Brought my family with 2 boys. Lucky enough to get anjung room with the best view and privacy (1601&1602) but it's far from facility which I don't mind at all. One thing confuse me is that the reservation centre keep telling me that their room only allow maximum 2 adults and 2 young kids but i saw some family with 2 parents and 3 kids. (I don't think they get 2rooms) Adult swimming pool is deep. 1.60M which is dangerous for short people... Spa Village : personally feel PLR pre ritual is more interesting. Overall a good trip for the price we got. Look forward to check out gaya Island resort soon
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Ramesh Krishna, General Manager at Tanjong Jara Resort
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Guest, Thanks for the review and for all your kind words. Obviously since the lifting of the lockdown. We were also were quite uncertain of what to expect especially the next few months ahead. However we are in the midst in looking into all the possibility of opening up more activities and also to customise some fun things to do especially for the kids with the new season next year with Lang Tengah Turtle watch team. We will be having some educational programs for kids as well. Glad to hear you enjoyed yourself in one of our best rooms, Anjong and you manage to reach out to our reservations team and had your reservations sorted. That’s Great. We will review and also forward your feedback in regards to the swimming pool and also the SPA to the respective Departments to address the matters accordingly. Overall Thank you so much for your kind support and also for the fabulous review again. We are hoping to see you again in the near future. Till then Best Wishes from all of us at Tanjong Jara Resort. Best Regards Ramesh Krishna Tanjong Jara Resort
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PRICE RANGE
$157 - $226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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tanjong jara hotel dungun, tanjong jara resort, tanjong jara dungun
LOCATION
MalaysiaTerengganuDungun DistrictDungun
NUMBER OF ROOMS
100
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Frequently Asked Questions about Tanjong Jara Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Tanjong Jara Resort?
Nearby attractions include Pantai Teluk Bidara (2.2 miles), Dungun Great Market (2.3 miles), and Medan Selera (3.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Tanjong Jara Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Tanjong Jara Resort?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Tanjong Jara Resort?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Tanjong Jara Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Tanjong Jara Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Di Atas Sungai, Restoran C. B. Wee Sea Food, and Nelayan.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Tanjong Jara Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and locker rooms available in the fitness center during their stay.
Does Tanjong Jara Resort have airport transportation?
Yes, Tanjong Jara Resort offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Tanjong Jara Resort?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Tanjong Jara Resort offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Tanjong Jara Resort?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Malay.