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    The Reef Dive Resort

    Mataking 91000, Malaysia
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview

    • Excellent61%
    • Very good22%
    • Average8%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible3%
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    “marine life” (21 reviews)
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    Breakfast included
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    4 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The service is five star! The water is clear and many beautiful fishes! Will come again! Highly recommend Mataking island! Besides, the dive instructors are all professional and considerate. They will help you become nice divers! Cool 服务绝对是五星,所有工作人员见面都会问好并主动解答问题。海水很清楚,在离岸不远处就能看到海龟和很多好看的鱼,我会再来的!强烈推荐!希望服务更好!有更多诗巴丹名额!一定要带上蚊香和止痒的!

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I chose Mataking Island and in particular the Reef Dive Resort to explore the famous dive sites around Sipadan island. The resort was top class with very private beach chalets and a top class dive center. The meals were reasonable and the service very good....More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Stayed the bungalow villa (facing the sea). Big room with nice bathroom and a Jacuzzi. Service was okay, but the F&B could be better. Dive Centre was nice, but the DM could be better. One thing good about diving was unlimited shore dives. Overall, I...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    This resort is located on the beautiful mataking island with beautiful blue waters and great views but unfortunately that's one of the only good things about this resort. Brace yourselves.... Before even getting to the island, we were greeted by a VERY rude man who...More

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    Reviewed 22 March 2017

    I dived at the house reef last year when I was staying at nearby Pom Pom island, and Mataking looked grand, so I decided to try it out. Check in was a little confusing when we arrived at lunch time, proceeded to eat, went to...More

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    Pom Pom Island Resort & Spa
    392 reviews
    #3 of 5 hotels in Pulau Sipadan
     
    Scuba Tiger Semporna Holiday Resort
    62 reviews
    #4 of 21 Speciality lodging in Semporna
     
    Seafest Hotel
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    Celebes Beach Resort
    93 reviews
    #3 of 6 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Semporna
     
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    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Spa
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Concierge
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$495 - US$530 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    DulcieMillward
    Hi! Can I ask if this resort includes food? I am looking at a package of 3 days and 2 nights, however, if you have to buy food on top then it may be quite an expensive day! Can anyone tell me what kind of food is served (I don't eat fish!) Thank you!
    19 January 2017|
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    Response from Berry_Ranger | Reviewed this property |
    if you have any food restriction, you may inform this upon reservation then make clear with the restaurant staff again on arrival. the chef can prepare one special dish for you then have a look what you could have from the... More
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    Sid_June11
    Hi, we are planning to visit from 23-27 March 2016 - 1 adults and 1 8 year old boy Is this accessible by road from the airport? How far is it? 2. How far is this from the Sepilok Orangutan resort and the cost / mode of travel to these places? 3. Are there lots of kids activities / things to do? 4. Room options? Many thanks Siddhant
    9 February 2016|
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    Response from Francesco P | Reviewed this property |
    You need to take a boat from Semporna for about 45 minutes. From Sepilok is quite far. Please be aware that most of the guests are Chinese and therefore food is mainly chinese.
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    Sarah R
    Beach Chalet Vs Beach Villa ? - anyone has any input, which is a better option for my parents. I and my siblings will be staying at the garden deluxe but we want to make the villa / beach chalet as our main family chill out place during the day. (chit chat, gather, etc) - On the other hand, the jacuzzi of villa is located at the back so, can't use it while looking at the ocean. And the jacuzzi in the beach chalet looks cleaner in the picture compared to the villa. - but beach chalet does not have a dining table where we can play cards etc to hangout like beach villa. - villa is nearer to the jungle so i am afraid they might have more mosquitoes. - which is better to snorkel.. beach chalet (east beach) or villa (west beach). WOuld appreciate the help as which is a better choice. As I read in the room tips that beach chalet is most value and better location than villa. (But why is it villa is more expensive?)
    2 November 2015|
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    Response from MatakingIsland | Property representative |
    Warmest Greetings from The Reef Dive Resort, Mataking Island! Dear rufusqueen, Good day! We would recommend Villa the better alternative for you and your family to gather along for leisure, and spending quality time... More
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    "Bungalow Villa"
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    "Ask for renovated rooms. Garden View Nos 1 - 8 are closest to the dive center."
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    "Villas are facing west and is near to reception, restaurant, jetty and dive centre"
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    "Ask for renovated room"
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