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Frederiksberg, Denmark
Reviewed 21 July 2014

Pretend to be a highend hotel. Well, it's not... Service is bad - and the staff dont care about it... We got a room, that smeled so bad (fungus all over the walls), that we we could not stay there. When I asked for antother room, they siad: "oh, that room is not so good", "let me find you antoher"...

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Reviewed 2 July 2014 via mobile

This is supposedly the only resort on the island with a swimming pool. The beach is not really suitable for a swim as the sand is very fine - it feels a bit like mud. However, the hotel provide a good swimming pool for the kids to play around. It is also a good place to dip in once you...

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1Thank Hasim S
Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
Reviewed 29 June 2014

a good resort for a family trip especially with small children. the food are good and acceptable. the room was quite ok with basic needs. you can relax at the pool after a long day at the beach... a small convenience store if you need any personal item or titbits but a bit pricyyyy

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1Thank Nordinayahya
Reviewed 24 June 2014 via mobile

Was there with my friends for a short break in June. The hotel was reasonably clean and nice room (quart room). The water pressure very low in the room but was manageable. Not sure why that our aircond was not very cold. The maintain guy came to check, still the same the next day. We requested for towel change daily...

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1Thank Seetha S
Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 2 June 2014

Service was more than good from the begin to the end. Reception manager was very kind and helpful. Swimming pool area is very beautiful and nice. In the Breakfast there was large assortment of good choices. You can rent kayaks from the hotel, and go kayaking to shark bay near by. Its 100% sure that you will see sharks when...

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Thank Mic V
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 15 May 2014

Stay here for 2 nights , booked the family room through tour operator. No fridge in the room but in the websites said that every room had own fridge. Water on and off , dirty toilet and room towel need to request only will allocate to you. family room only entitle for 2 complimentary breakfast but the room price charge...

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1Thank derrick332
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 6 May 2014

I went there on the late of April with my colleges, total 9 persons. We chose Arwana Resort because the location, the price are quite good at that time. We stayed for 1 night only and reserved 02 family rooms and 01 standard room. The Family room is very nice one. I love it. The only bad point is poor...

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Thank katie25589
KL
Reviewed 3 May 2014

...this was a last minute travel plan for me and hubby,we decided only at the last moment to give this place a shot as most resorts were fully booked...firstly,to get to perhentian besar,you have to travel to kuala besut to take the ferry there.... ..the ride is about 35mins by speedboat and its rather bumpy,those with spine conditions,prolapses of all...

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1Thank gita73
Putrajaya, Malaysia
Reviewed 28 April 2014

I stayed 3D2N at this hotel with my other 2 friends. Located at very famous Perhentian Besar Island for scuba diving. Our room was spacious for sharing 3 of us, clean & comfortable. All rooms are facing very nice & big swimming pool. The boat jetty just in front of the hotel. The breakfast was good enough for us to...

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Thank PakNgoh
Malaysia
Reviewed 20 April 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights during d last school holidays...d children had a lot fun playing at d beach and swimming in d sea n d pool...however i think d food choice could have been better esp for breakfast..have to wait for the waiter or waitresses to add d food...but apart firm that everything was ok and ..will recommend...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Internet
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  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Arwana Perhentian Eco Resort & Beach Chalet

Address: Lot 181 Telok Dalam, Pulau Perhentian Besar 22300, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Terengganu > Pulau Perhentian Besar
Price Range: €57 - €82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Arwana Perhentian Eco Resort & Beach Chalet 2.5*
Number of rooms: 101
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Also Known As:
Arwana Perhentian Eco Resort And Beach Chalet
Arwana Perhentian Eco Resort & Beach Chalet Hotel Terengganu
Arwana Perhentian Eco Terengganu
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Pulau Perhentian Besar
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Pulau Perhentian Besar
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