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The Datai Langkawi

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  • Excellent86%
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a working holiday! I know😊 The welcome was amazing and I remember the entrance hall with pond and tiny frogs.... beautiful. The room had amazing views and balcony often monkeys watching in and birds of paradise. Maid service exceptional, exotic flowers on the...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Although the Datai Hotel in Langkawi is currently closed for refurbishment it is still one of my favourite hotels in the World. An oasis of peace and quiet with the occasional money on your balcony. Beautiful teak rooms with stunning view of the Andaman seaMore

2  Thank PopeandSons
Response from ArnaudGirodon, General Manager at The Datai LangkawiResponded 17 January 2018

Dear PopeandSons, Thank you for your kind review and delighted to hear that you truly had an wonderful stay and enjoyed all aspects of The Datai experience. We are indeed currently closed for refurbishment and we are excited to reopen our doors soon. We look...More

Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

If you love nature and the beach, it is the best of both worlds. You get to wake up surrounded by luscious greenery and just a few mins walk/buggy ride to the picturesque beach. Service is amazing and location is very secluded which is perfect...More

1  Thank Arinna
Response from ArnaudGirodon, General Manager at The Datai LangkawiResponded 10 January 2018

Dear Arinna, Thank you for sharing your feedback on your stay with us. I am happy to hear that you had a wonderful holiday with your friends and thoroughly enjoyed all aspects of The Datai experience. We look forward to welcoming you back after the...More

Reviewed 9 December 2017

The Datai review WONDERFUL SECLUSION RAINFOREST PARADISE We still talked about the vacation in The Datai and had such a wonderful time a few days that we were there this Summer of 2017. It’s a bit far from all the other tourist attractions but that...More

1  Thank elliesookram
Response from ArnaudGirodon, General Manager at The Datai LangkawiResponded 10 January 2018

Dear elliesookram It was a real pleasure to have you and your family stay with us at The Datai Langkawi before we closed for restoration, and we appreciate you taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. I was absolutely delighted to hear that...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017

I stayed at the Datai Langkawi for a total of two nights. There isn't anything bad about this resort really! It's in the middle of nature, is well spread out, and is a perfect resort if you want to stay in, drink and just chill....More

3  Thank traveljetter2017
Response from ArnaudGirodon, General Manager at The Datai LangkawiResponded 16 November 2017

Dear traveljetter2017, Many thanks for your kind review and for staying at The Datai Langkawi. I am happy to hear that you liked our resort and our facilities as well as our location and had an enjoyable stay with us despite the issues experienced on...More

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Travellers' Choice
2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Restaurant
Room Service
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
Meeting Rooms
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Golf Course
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$429 - US$3,306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$429 - US$3,306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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AWoo80
28 May 2017|
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Response from AbiHamid | Reviewed this property |
My family I stayed in Villa 1 and there was no pool. To my understanding there are villas with its own pool but they are small pools. There is also two villas sharing a larger pool. I hope this helps.
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soniaburgess
13 May 2017|
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Response from Gkrieger | Reviewed this property |
The Datai is not cheap and F&B not cheap but as others have said always top quality and service without exception. There are ways to economize on F& B-- eat a large breakfast, it is terriffic and then skip lunch or dinner... More
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Karen D
27 March 2017|
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Response from jounianni |
Both are available - yoga on daily basis and pilates twice a week - both are complimentary even if you can also book private classes which do cost separately
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"All 3 rooms I saw were amazing!"
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"Upper level for a better view. Only 3 floors though. NO bad views no matter where you are i think."
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"All rooms are great. For uber luxury pick a villa in the rainforest or a beach villa!"
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"The beach villas are stunning"
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