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The Datai Langkawi

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2015 via mobile

The Datai was the last stop for my husband and I on our honeymoon and we really were blown away by how amazing it is. The check in process was seamless, we sat in the bar with a welcome drink whilst the reception team got everything sorted out for us. We stayed in a villa, they're really spacious with balcony...

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ArnaudGirodon, General Manager at The Datai Langkawi, responded to this review

Dear Glenna2010, It has been a pleasure to have you staying at The Datai Langkawi, and we do appreciate you taking the time to share your experience of your stay on TripAdvisor. Thank you for your kind review, I am happy to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed the rain forest experience, especially your daily encounters with various wildlife, together with...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2015

The hotel is situated about 45 minutes from down town and 35 minutes from the Airport . It,s an idyllic location just over the Rain Forest area with a superb Beach and Golden Sands. Rooms and the Restaurant facilities were superb and the service excellent. If you are considering staying here make it a week you will not regret it.

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ArnaudGirodon, General Manager at The Datai Langkawi, responded to this review

Dear Trenham Ian Weatherhead, It has been a pleasure to have you staying at The Datai Langkawi, and we do appreciate you taking the time to share your experience of your stay on TripAdvisor. Thank you for your kind review and for your recommendation, I am happy to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed the idyllic location as well as our...

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2015 via mobile

Amazing hotel fantastic room stunning spa hot beach gray food chillax and enjoy the wildlife top notch in every way We will be back Anthony your a fantastic host the wildlife walk was amazing and the cooking lesson from the Thai chef was top notch

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ArnaudGirodon, General Manager at The Datai Langkawi, responded to this review

Dear Monseurmilo, Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent stay with us at The Datai Langkawi. I am happy to hear that you had a wonderful holiday and thoroughly enjoyed all aspects of the rain forest experience and especially your nature walk and cooking class. We do look forward to welcoming you back for more memorable "Datai" moments....

Reviewed 5 February 2015

Stunning hotel set in a peerless location. Impeccable service and attention to detail with a large selection of places to eat serving a wide range of excellent food. This is an exemplary example of how a hotel should be run. Stuart & Kevin

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ArnaudGirodon, General Manager at The Datai Langkawi, responded to this review

Dear Stuart & Kevin, It has been a pleasure to have you both staying at The Datai Langkawi, and we do appreciate you taking the time to share your experience of your stay on TripAdvisor. I am happy to hear that our services and food offerings in various restaurants made such a positive impression,delivering to a great resort experience throughout...

Reviewed 5 February 2015 via mobile

Datai is just an amazing hotel located in a even more amazing location. Staff is courteous and attentive. The rooms are very nice and all the comforts are there. What impressed me the most is the pristine, quiet, beautiful private beach. The water is blue and so clear! And plentiful wildlife wondering around the hotel; hornbill, eagles, primates, colugos and...

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ArnaudGirodon, General Manager at The Datai Langkawi, responded to this review

Dear Demis G, Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent stay with us at The Datai Langkawi. I am happy to hear that you had a wonderful holiday and thoroughly enjoyed all aspects of the rain forest experience and especially our pristine private beach. We do look forward to welcoming you back for more memorable "Datai" moments. Kindest...

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 5 February 2015 via mobile

An excellent beach front to lie in all day, and extremely friendly staff. The villa was really lovely too. Dinners at Beach Club & Gulai delicious. Overall a thoroughly relaxing weekend getaway. 2 thumbs up!

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ArnaudGirodon, General Manager at The Datai Langkawi, responded to this review

Dear MayanneKoh, Thank you for sharing your recent experience with us on TripAdvisor. It gives us a great pleasure to hear that you had such relaxing experience at our resort enjoying the villa and our food offerings. Thank you once again for choosing to stay with us and we hope to welcome you back on your next visit to Langkawi....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2015 via mobile

The datai is a luxurious high end resort where you can enjoy the delights of the rainforest, relaxation at the beach and superb cuisine. I've never felt so relaxed and pampered as at the time we spent there. Service was impeccable - attentive and friendly without being obtrusive - and lots of thoughtful touches which i'll let you discover for...

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Dear Roxanna M, It is truly gratifying to read that you had such a wonderful stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to write this review and for selecting The Datai Langkawi as your holiday destination. I am very happy to read through your fantastic review about your experience and to know that you thoroughly enjoyed every aspect...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2015

My wife and I stayed here with a group of couples over 4 days in April 2014. We have travelled and enjoyed many resorts around the world and the Datai was one of our absolute favourites. The location was beautiful and clean and the staff were so attentive to our every need. We stayed in the villas which were private...

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Dear LondonAV8TOR, It has been a pleasure to have you and your friends staying with us, and we do appreciate you taking the time to share your experience of your stay on TripAdvisor. We were delighted to learn of your enjoyable stay at the Datai Langkawi, loving the various facilities and our "Datai" hospitality. I will pass your kind words...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2015 via mobile

There's actually not much point in writing a review about the Datai. The words "luxurious", "paradise", "heaven" and other superlatives used by previous reviewers describe this place including the beach, the food, the rooms perfectly well, we had a superb time here. And if you can afford to come to the Datai you might not read Tripadvisor reviews anyway. There...

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Dear CMaps, It has been a pleasure to have you and your team staying with us, and we do appreciate you taking the time to share your experience of your stay on TripAdvisor. Please accept my sincerest apology for any inconvenience that may have been caused by the music from the lobby lounge, be rest assured that this has been...

Greatham, West Sussex
Reviewed 2 February 2015

What a place. Nothing too much trouble and nothing left to chance. The detail was incredible and the staff were a delight. The fact that so many of the staff have worked at The Datai for 10 years plus is a testament to the happy, relaxed atmosphere. The setting in a beautiful rainforest of the edge of a divine white...

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Dear kimking55, Thank you for sharing your recent experience with us on TripAdvisor. It gives us great pleasure to hear that you had such amazing time at our resort, enjoying every aspect of your "Datai" experience, from a relaxed atmosphere in a rain forest, divine white sandy beach, encounters with wildlife to quality of our service. I will share your...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
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  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Public Wifi
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  • 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
  • Banquet Room
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Datai Langkawi is situated on the northwest tip of the island Langkawi in Malaysia. Located in a 10 million year old rainforest and overlooking the tranquil Datai Bay, awarded by National Geographic as one of the Top 10 beaches worldwide, the iconic property enchants with mesmerizing nature, visionary architecture, luxury and bespoke service. It's 54 rooms, 40 villas, 16 suites and 14 beach villas offer views of the surrounding nature. The award-winning dining outlets pay homage to the exotic flavours and culinary tradition of the region. Leisure facilities include two swimming pools; an award-winning spa and Els Club Teluk Datai - the most scenic 18-hole golf course in Southeast Asia designed by the golf legend Ernie Els. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Datai Langkawi

Address: Jalan Teluk Datai, Datai, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Kedah > Langkawi District > Langkawi > Datai
Price Range: $314 - $1,005 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Datai Langkawi 4*
Number of rooms: 124
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