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Bromley, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not come here if: 1. you can't live without wifi everywhere 2. you crave international cuisine 3. you need TV in your room 4. you want alcohol with your meal 5. you expect immediate service by English speaking staff Do come here if : 1. you like warm sandy beaches 2. you love diving or snorkelling 3. you want... More 

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sstan2016, Manager at Perhentian Island Resort, responded to this review

Hi Suarez ! Many thanks for your easy to read comments ! We are constantly looking for ways of improving our services and products by listening to our guests. Thank you once more and hope to have you back with us again. Best regards SS Tan Resort Manager More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The resort has one of the best beaches on the island, beautiful, clean, not crowded and has good snorkelling spots; especially the area around its jetty. The Sports Centre staff were great - courteous and helpful, especially the Manager (I think he's the Manager - the thin and specky guy). He's friendly and he gave a very precise and useful... More 

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sstan2016, Manager at Perhentian Island Resort, responded to this review

Hi Vivian ! Thank you for staying with us recently and appreciate much on your comments. My apologies for unable to accommodate you in one of our newly refurbished rooms and had you endured some inconvenience. The telephone system is also under upgrading work and we are in the midst of rectifying the system. It is our philosophy to emphasize... More 

Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

i have an experience staying with perhentian island resort n it was an awesome treats from all the staff expecially the manager of the resort..we had a great stay n good response from the higher level of government officer.looking forward for another stay with u soon.overall the resort is relaxing n good view n clean. -regards, mohamad fairuz.department of statistics... More 

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Thank pearuh
sstan2016, Manager at Perhentian Island Resort, responded to this review

Hi Fairuz ! Many thanks for sharing your comments and feedback. We are delighted to have you stayed with us and very pleased to know you had a good time here despite your busy schedule. Do let us know again on your next traveling plan and we will be more than happy to welcome you back here again....perhaps this time... More 

camparada
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second time, it Was like first. Suparno and all staff very smart and like a friend. Thank you all. Very beautiful beach and sea. You can se turtle very colse. It Was a great experience. Il you ha e some problem suparno manager make you happy

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sstan2016, Manager at Perhentian Island Resort, responded to this review

Hi Angeluzzo ! It was nice to have you back with us again. Suparno and the team are always ever ready to assist any guest in need of help. It is our philosophy as we just want our guests to enjoy the beautiful paradise here without worries. Now we will wait for your 3rd visit soon and feel free to... More 

Paris, France
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51 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed during one week in this hotel. The place is very nice, directly on the most beautiful beach of the island. We had a beach view premier room, it was perfect. The room is clean, you see the beach from your windows, very nice. The team is very helpful, very kind and happy to help you. If you like... More 

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sstan2016, Manager at Perhentian Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sebastien, It was great to have you stayed with us for a week. Many thanks for your comments and we are pleased to inform that we have just extended our a la carte menu selection in our restaurant. We sure hope this will allow our guests more choices to go for. As far as Perhentian Island Resort is concerned,... More 

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17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lousy hotel, very old room, broken furniture, dirty bathroom with cockroaches. Breakfast unvaried and bad taste, buffete to eat is also very poor and bad taste. It is true that is in the best beach in the islands, but neither approaches the quality should have a hotel with this price. Attached photos taken this weekend so you can see my... More 

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sstan2016, Manager at Perhentian Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Alfred, Thank you for sharing your feedback and we have noted well on your comments. My apologies for not meeting up with your expectation but rest assure that our enhancement programs are underway, including the upgrading of our rooms which should be completed by end of Sep/early Oct. Our newly refurbished rooms have received good compliments from our guests... More 

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Melbourne
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first trip to the Perhentians and we were completely blown away. We spent four nights on Besar at this resort, which arguably has the best stretch of beach on the island. It's a haven for turtles and has a lovely house reef a few dozen metres from the shore. We had a beachfront cottage (only the best... More 

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sstan2016, Manager at Perhentian Island Resort, responded to this review

Hi Tess & Farah, Thank you for staying with us and we will continue to make sure our guests have a memorable and wonderful experience here. There are many things to do here or simply do nothing, after all Perhentian Island Resort is a paradise filled with unique wildlife, rainforest and beautiful marine life. Despite serving no alcohol, we offer... More 

london
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9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for 4 days in March. The resort itself has very comfortable rooms. the options for food and drink are fine, however, there are better options a short walk around the island if you are after a beer / more diverse choices for dinner. This resort is alcohol free, which is made very clear so we had no complaints.... More 

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sstan2016, Manager at Perhentian Island Resort, responded to this review

Hi Dongall ! Thank you for writing in and sharing your comments. We appreciate your kind understanding on us being an alcohol-free resort but we do offer many choices of cold and fresh juices to quench your thirst. In March, we have yet to provide fresh coconut but now, our fresh coconut is one of the hottest drinks every day... More 

Enkhuizen, The Netherlands
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14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

On one of the most beautiful locations in Malaysia you'll find this very basic resort. The beds are okay, but the rooms small and dirty. The restaurant is basic also and the food not very special. What you do not find on bookingsites, but might be important (it was to me): This is an alcoholfree resort. The nearest restaurant where... More 

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sstan2016, Manager at Perhentian Island Resort, responded to this review

Hi Palunian, Thank you for your feedback and we are pleased to inform that all room refurbishment program is expected to complete soon, offering a modern design with new room amenities. Our restaurant serves both a la carte selection and buffet style throughout the day, as well as offering freshly squeezed juices to quench the thirst even though we are... More 

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12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

I stayed in the premium beach front room for 4nights. My husband and me like snorkeling very much, so we were looking for beautiful coral beach. This beach was the one that we found. There are many fish(including NEMO), coral,turtle,babyshark,stingray,etc. If you like the beautiful sea you will surely love this place.And this hotel has very kind staff. Thank you... More 

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sstan2016, Manager at Perhentian Island Resort, responded to this review

Hi Alice, Thank you for staying with us recently and am sure you found our newly refurbished beachfront room comfortable. Perhentian Island Resort is sandwiched with marine life at the front and interesting wildlife at the back, making it a wonderful resort destination. I have shared your comments to the team and Lokman and the Housekeeping team were delighted to... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perhentian Island Resort is an ideal beach resort for a leisurely family vacation in Malaysia. Surrounded by lush greenery, facing white sandy beaches and a warm blue sea, Perhentian Island is a holiday paradise not to be missed. Perhentian Island, or Pulau Perhentian as the locals call it, is well known as a marine paradise and forms a parts of the National Marine Park of Malaysia. In the surrounding areas of Perhentian Island Resort, you will find many things to see and do. Take a jungle trek up the hills under a canopy of large trees, and you might see wild magpies, giant fruit bats or the Nicobar pigeon. Perhentian Island lies along the flight path of this migratory bird. You might also see the harmless monitor lizard or even the unique lutong monkey species. The nearest jungle trail is less than 100 metres away from our resort. Or gather your family and head to the inviting sea for a swim. For those who enjoy snorkelling or scuba diving, the Resort is strategically located, fronting a coral-rich bay. The marine ecosystem of this area is well documented and held in high regards by snorkellers and scuba divers. If you come between June and September, you might get lucky and see giant green turtles laying eggs along the beach. Enjoy your next family holiday at this paradise beach resort, where reality is like a dream. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Perhentian Island Resort

Address: Pulau Perhentian Besar 22200, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Terengganu > Pulau Perhentian Besar
Price Range: $77 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Perhentian Island Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 106
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