I was here for a business planning trip with my colleagues for 3D2N. When we arrived, I wasn't excited about staying in this hotel.
The room I stayed in was not very clean and lighting in the room was too dim. Don't be tricked by the name of the hotel - Golden View. The view from my room was the swimming pool and houses beyond the pool (refer to the photos posted by other reviewers)...not exactly the golden view I expected. The bathtub was designed poorly, water always flows onto the floor even though the shower curtain is pulled, making the bathroom floor very wet after every shower.
The buffet breakfast served at the hotel's Cuppa Cafe wasn't great. It seems to me that they were trying very hard to serve western style breakfast but failed quite badly. I ended up eating corn flakes and eggs subsequently. We had our lunch at the same cafe and the food was average. We had dinner at a kelong restaurant located beside the hotel. The seafood was again average. We also BBQ dinner prepared by the hotel's kitchen staff which I didn't eat much...I guess you know why.
The next morning quite a handful of my colleagues complained of vomiting, stomachache, diarrhea and food poisoning. A colleague of mine had to be sent to a hospital for treatment. It should be caused by contaminated food from the BBQ dinner the night before. Some had to seek treatment after they arrived back in Singapore.
In short, I won't be coming back to this hotel in future.
- 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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