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“Overall quite good!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Redang Kalong Resort

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Redang Kalong Resort
Ranked #4 of 13 Hotels in Pulau Redang
Certificate of Excellence
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Overall quite good!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2014

Very good service from this resort, especially from the dive center. However, it would be nice to have some service with someone to clean the room once in a while. No one came for our 5-day stay. Food was good. I am a vegetarian and they gave excellent vegetarian food to me as most of the buffet was non-veg.
Special Thanks to AB and Sharon from the dive center for making this trip very enjoyable for me!

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank DiverinKL
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
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Singapore, Singapore
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60 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2014

I was there just last week to spend my Good Friday diving. I did not imagine my room to be so spacious and clean till I see it with my own eyes. Food was decent, just that they had to cook it earlier so some of the food turn cold. Daily activity are probably just diving, snorkeling, kayaking and there's really nothing much to do at night. They offer free mahjong, some board games,ping pong, and a KTV room that operates from 8.30 - 11pm. Beer is at RM$10 each so it is not very cheap.

If you need a quiet getaway, you may consider Kalong Resort :)

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank kAkaLow
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2014

We stayed in redang kalong for 3days and 2 night with the daily snorkelling package, overall me and my husband really satisfy with our stay here. The place is beautiful, the staffs are all very friendly and the room is clean. T first, I was quite regret after I book this place when my friend told me that this resort is not located at the main beach. My friend told me the beach will not look as beautiful as other beach.. But everything was so beautiful when we reach there. The beach is so beautiful and the staffs is so friendly. And we really enjoy our time and the snorkelling session! Worth to go again!!

  • Stayed April 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Mimijae16
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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108 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

Redang Kalong exceeded my expectations. From dealing with the office in PJ to the warm welcome from the resort staff, all was perfect. Rooms are simple but clean and appliances in working order. Room safe was a bonus and the view from the seaview room was beautiful. Did I mention the hammocks? Beach is private and clean (resort staff swipe every morning). We went in a snorkeling package and it was very organised. Boat trips were to good spots. Staff has a bell and they will come around to announce snorkeling trips & meal times. Food provided was delicious and malay home cooked style. Free flow of water, juice, coffee, tea and toast anytime (no one can go hungry there). We can't wait to return. Good value too. Keep up Redang Kalong, you guys are doing it all right!

  • Stayed April 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank LittleMsMe
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KL
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2014

This resort is on its own private beach, well away from the hustle of Long Beach. I stayed in a standard seaview room and it was very clean and comfortable, with a balcony overlooking the sea. It's not luxury, but who needs luxury with that view? The food is fairly basic but overall fine, and the dining area is spotlessly clean, with a lovely view over the water. I found the staff to be helpful and hardworking and the divermaster (Tim) to be very experienced and a great teacher, generous with his time and knowledge. The dive school's commitment to safety is impressive and I would definitely recommend this place. Oh, and the diving was great!

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank BlueWrenKL
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2014

Their package is most value for money and the resort comes with private beach. The moment you arrive at the resort jetty, whether you just arrived from kuala Terengganu or back from snorkeling or diving, you WILL be greeted by helpful staffs and their sunny smiles. The dive masters (Tim and AB) are very experienced and loves to share their experience. They took good care of us during dive trips. The room is very clean, please note that there is no daily housekeeping for a better environment. Food is decent, and beers are sold in the resort. This is the only resort on this side of the island hence the private beach and it is peaceful and quiet at night. Sitting by the beach at night, listening to the sound of the wave hitting the shoreline, a clear sky with stars, and the cool breeze, so pleasant to enjoy especially if you come from the bustling city.
We got a sea view room and it immediately brightens your day the moment you open the door in the morning, a panoramic view of the clear blue ocean! Overall, a very pleasant stay, with great service, decent food, all these with a very reasonable price.

Room Tip: Sea view room. Try to get away from rooms that are above the Karaok room, unless you like to sing al...
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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Stephanie S
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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2014

Redang Kalong was one of the first few options since I have not been to Redang before. Some of my friends who dive have given good remarks. So my journey began on 28th March, taking a midnight bus ride from KL - Kuala Terengganu which took me about 8 hours. I reached the island at about 10am++ . Did a quick check in, freshen up and shortly after that I hit the dive centre to catch my first dive of the day at Cik Isa. Of all the dive sites which I managed to go (S.P Lime, Batu Chupak, Paku Kecil, Kalong Paradise) my favourite dive site is at Cik Isa. Full of stuff and live actions to be seen such as big ball of yellow fin tail and juvenile barracuda.There are about 27 dive sites available at Redang Island.

There are few things which make the trip worthy
* Private beach with clean surroundings
* Wooden beach chairs and 3 hammocks by the shore, though personally I wish for a bigger hammock
* Staffs are really friendly and ready to greet you with their megawatts smile
*Great diving facility and run by experienced and light hearted siblings (Tim & AB)
* Local Malaysian food served in the resort is pretty similar like home cooked food especially the soup. Every meal is well balanced diet with chicken, fish, vege and fruits. The chef will always be standing at one corner observing the patrons consuming their meal and see what could be improved further
* Clean and neat surroundings
* Running warm water is available all the time
* I love the soft and clean bed sheet!!! (Golden moments)
* Provide a good and user friendly underwater camera (Olympus T9) for rental
* You could bump into regular divers who dive frequently with Redang Kalong. Great to know first hand story on the dive sites available at the area
* Well structured resort equipped with entertainments and games perfect for family getaway
* Value for money!

For those who have not been here before, do yourself a favour and just come! Remember to take flight instead

Room Tip: Pick a room facing the seaview if you personally enjoy sea view. Try to get rooms further away from...
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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank ChianMing
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Property: Redang Kalong Resort
Address: Teluk Kalong Beach, Pulau Redang, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Terengganu > Pulau Redang
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Pulau Redang
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Number of rooms: 38
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Redang Kalong Hotel Pulau Redang

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