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Mersing
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The other popular backpackers&; beach around this side of the island, ABC is wonderful towards the end of the season somewhere around end October when some days there would be only a handful of visitors. ABC is a long beach area lined with basic and standard chalets all the way from the Southern end at ABC(air batang chalets) .

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

small beach huts on the beach, short 5 minute walk from the harbour, wifi doesn't really work in the rooms but is just about ok in the cafe, towels provided, bathroom is large enough and rooms have mosquito nets which are needed on the island, can use snorkel and masks for a small price and mokhtar will also take you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We came during low season and the monsoon rains were in full swing. Despite the shortage of bright sunny days and open businesses(the property's own kitchen and adventure services were not available) during this time, there was always a restaurant or convenience store open along Kampung ABC and the main town (Tekek) was just a 20-mins walk away. Because of... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Stayed here with a friend for 3 nights. It was a twin bungalow with a fan which did not cool the room down at all. There were no sheets or towels. 250ringit a night and the room did not get cleaned whilst we were there. There were ants all over the floor. The wifi did not reach the rooms at... More 

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LisaToh, Manager at Mokhtar's Place, responded to this review

Hello there, Thank you for writing a review on us. 1) We do not have a twin room with fan that costs 250 ringgit per night. All our twin rooms are budget rooms that cost much less than 100 ringgit. 2) Sheets & towels are provided for each person staying at our place. 3) The wi-fi is only available at... More 

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Bonn, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

You get what you pay for. Simple place, clean, average Service, good location Cheap Paid about 5€ per night Sunset bar around corner is great Beach is ok, no sand flies Breakfast not included, prices at the cafe are ok All in all a good place to stay in abc if you wanna save Money

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

My friends and I travel to Tioman on Public holiday of Malaysia. At First we were hesitate to stay here, since the review was mostly 'stressed'. Since it was public Holiday, its hard to get a room, so we decide to just stay here. We booked a Family room which it complete with one queen bed and two single bed.... More 

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Singapore City, null, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I've read some other reviews about this place, and I thought they didnt do justice to how simple and laid back this place is supposed to feel like. Yes, there is hardly anyone in reception, of course the little bungalows would have substantive wear and tear - considering its made of wood, and being so close to the sea, withstanding... More 

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Munich, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We stayed at Mokhtar's place for one week. The bungalow we had was big enough for 2 with a fan. We had a moskito net with wholes which we repaired ourselves. In the bathroom around the toilet was always a puddle of water. We could not see where the water came from, but got always wet feet when using the... More 

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South Pole
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We booked our stay at Mokhtar's place through the ferry company in Mersing. From the mainland it seemed like one of the few resorts on this part of the island with affordable accommodation. In reality that turned out not to be true. If you just go to the island there are many similar or better bungalow resorts all located next... More 

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LisaToh, Manager at Mokhtar's Place, responded to this review

Hello Sir, Thank you for writing a review on us. Yes, I clearly remember you since I was the one doing the talking with you. Though the version that I remember is very different from the one described above. We will take into consideration whatever that you've written here for improvement. With so many places like us around (as you've... More 

Bogota, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

In general, of all the places to stay on Tioman Island, ABC beach is the most lively with a variety of restaurants and a few bars. As far as accommodation, there are options on ABC but if you're looking for a 5, 4 or even 3 star hotel you're not gonna find it on this island. It caters to back... More 

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ROOM RATES (effective as of January 2014) [BUDGET CABANAS] All rooms are basic with fan, cold shower and bathroom attached to it. Single Room ( 1 pax only) - RM 50 per nite/per room Double Room (2 pax only) - RM 70 per nite/per room Triple Room ( 3 pax only) - RM 80 per nite/per room [FAMILY CABANAS] All rooms are equipped with air-conditioner & ceiling fan, mini fridge, kettle, hot shower and bathroom. Family Room (max 4 pax only ) - RM 220 per nite/per room ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mokhtar's Place

Address: ABC Beach, Pulau Tioman, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Pahang > Rompin District > Pulau Tioman
Price Range: $10 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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