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Gurgaon, India
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30 reviews
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Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

I booked this place ( forest house) through air bnb and give it an avg rating because of the pros and cons listed below- Pros - - friendly hosts willing to offer advice and help - green and peaceful surrounding with a lovely pool overlooking paddy fields - polite and helpful staff - simple but tasty breakfast. - cozy Malaysian... More 

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SunsetValleyLangkawi, Owner at Sunset Valley Holiday Houses, responded to this review

Dear Mohanty Firstly thank you for the kind words in your review. Perhaps your expectations were not realistic in terms of the type of accommodation offered of which we are extremely proud. Our holiday houses are all authentic Malay houses all found on Langkawi and resurrected on site. The Sunset Valley Holiday Houses property is a treasure for Langkawi in... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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42 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016

My friend and I stayed in the Paddy House, which resembled an authentic Malaysian Kampung house. The house was well maintained, with cooking facilities, fridge, etc. Our only concern was the lack of privacy with the bathroom, however, this was in keeping with the original architecture. The Resort, itself is extremely peaceful and the views over the paddy fields magnificent.... More 

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Educat2012, Owner at Sunset Valley Holiday Houses, responded to this review

Dear Beverly Gudrun and I were delighted to have you and your friend as our guests. We very much enjoyed your company and the time we spent together. We are also very pleased that you enjoyed some quiet time in our little paradise and we certainly look forward to seeing you both again soon. More 

Portland, Oregon
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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2016

We had an amazing time at Sunset Valley. It's an incredibly unique place. An oasis of calm and tranquility. And the views at sunset over the rice fields are stunning. Great houses which are well-equipped and the hosts are fabulous. Superb shared pool area. Everything is extremely well-organized and thought through. We stayed in both the Garden house and the... More 

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Educat2012, Owner at Sunset Valley Holiday Houses, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. The prime objective of the team at Sunset Valley is to provide a very special, memorable and pleasant experience for our guests. When we hear that we are ticking the right boxes we are very gratified and will keep trying even harder. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with... More 

Brisbane
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

This is a very long overdue review. Apologies to our wonderful hosts, David and Gudrun... time stands still on Langkawi but life has been hectic back home. My family has done a fair bit of traveling, and we would rate Sunset Valley Holiday Houses in our Top 5 favourite places in the world. There is not a week that goes... More 

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Educat2012, Owner at Sunset Valley Holiday Houses, responded to this review

We are simply delighted that after such a break you still remember us so well. Thank you very much for your great review. We are flattered and proud that you rate us so highly. We have a wonderful place in the world that we just love sharing with holiday makers from around the globe. We love our little piece of... More 

Westfield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 21 January 2016

We stayed in the Paddy House at Sunset Valley, Christmas 2015. David and Gudrun gave us a first class welcome on our arrival which included a tour of the the complex. They were very helpful, and as it was Christmas they put on a BBQ for us on Christmas Eve which included some of their friends and Rotary colleges. They... More 

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Educat2012, Owner at Sunset Valley Holiday Houses, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. Good reviews are very motivating for us as we just love to see happy customers. It certainly makes what we do worthwhile. We hope to see you again in the not too distant future. More 

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Reviewed 12 January 2016

Gudrun and David are both very nice people who love what they do. We stayed in the Paddy House for three nights in August and it was fantastic. You're surrounded by nature and you can tell by the many animals that you encounter during your stay. I would definitely go back again!

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Educat2012, Owner at Sunset Valley Holiday Houses, responded to this review

Thank you Jeroen for your short and sweet review. We enjoyed your visit with us and hope that you do come again, next time for a few days longer so you can get to know our island paradise and fall in love with it as we have. More 

Singapore, Singapore
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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2016

I and my wife twice stayed at Sunset Valley and both time it was excellent. Gudrun & Dave are excellent hosts, they can help you with your travel needs and give you an advice for best sightseeing tours and restaurants around. We first stayed at Paddy House and second - at the Gate House. Gate House can easily sleep three... More 

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Educat2012, Owner at Sunset Valley Holiday Houses, responded to this review

Dear Iraqli Thank you so much for writing us a nice review. We are delighted that you liked Sunset Valley so much that you not only came back for more but brought some of your family with you the second time. We are honored and hope to see you all again in the near future. There are many new attractions... More 

Doha, Qatar
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Reviewed 31 December 2015

We stayed at Sunset Valley few months ago. We were a group of 8 persons and rented 2 houses. We enjoyed being in these typical houses inthe middle of the island. th swimin pool area was also great fo us and kids. Gudrun & Dave's advices were most welcome on good places to visit and restaurants around. I advice having... More 

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Educat2012, Owner at Sunset Valley Holiday Houses, responded to this review

Your review of Sunset Valley Holiday Houses came as a very pleasant surprise as it arrived quite some time after your stay with us. Gudrun and I visited Doha in Qatar a few years ago and even though at the time we were there the temperature was over 50 degrees celsius during the day we thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We... More 

Penang, Malaysia
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Reviewed 29 December 2015

With limited time in Malaysia, and a strong yearning for calm, natural setting, in clean tidy, unique cottages, Gudrun & Dave's immaculately run resort was perfect! We had the Farmers Cottage, a wooden, refurbished cottage of Malaysian tropical hardwood, over a century old, on stilts, with loose fitting boards and louvred shutters. The wisdom of bygone house design is at... More 

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Educat2012, Owner at Sunset Valley Holiday Houses, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about Sunset Valley, our "Farmers House" and your stay with us. We love meeting people from all over the world at Sunset Valley and it was great to welcome such a nice family from Canada, where to weather is certainly very different at this time of year. We wish you a stellar 2016 and... More 

Kempen, Germany
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Great little place in the middle of the island, far away from the crowds and building work of the city. Quality historical malaysian houses overlooking the rice paddies. Owners David and Gudrun are extremely friendly and helpful. This place is a little gem and a birds paradise. If you are looking to get away from the city Sunset Valley Houses... More 

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Educat2012, Owner at Sunset Valley Holiday Houses, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We love sharing our paradise with like-minded people and are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. We certainly hope that we will see you again. We wish you a merry Christmas and a very happy 2016. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sunset Valley is located in the middle of the main island of Langkawi's 99 island archipelago overlooking the beautiful rice paddies with a view to the 500 million year old geological formation and rain forest. Our resort has 6 traditional Malay houses for rent, all with inside and outside living areas, kitchen, veranda, air conditioning and western style luxury bathrooms. There is a swimming pool and pavilion with BBQ facilities in a common area. We also offer breakfast as an optional extra on request. In our little convenience store our guests can buy food and drinks for meal preparation in their own houses. This is especially convenient for late arrivals. We are happy to help and advise our guests choose the most suitable island activities for them. The most popular activities are: snorkeling or scuba diving, mangrove boat tours, luxury boat cruises, island hopping, jungle walking, kayak tours, SPA and massage treatments, and many more.Another great way to discover the island is by car or motorbike which we are happy to book for you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunset Valley Holiday Houses

Address: Lot 2220 Jalan Makam Mahsuri | Kg Teluk, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Kedah > Langkawi District > Langkawi
Price Range: $83 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sunset Valley Holiday Houses 2.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Talk to the helpful owners who will guide you to the perfect cottage for your situation.”
 of 5 bubbles BeverlyJ161, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose the "Forest House" for family travel”
 of 5 bubbles James_Vanessa, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Garden House is roomy and overlooks the pool, while the two-bedroom Forest House is the best choice for a family of 3 or 4.”
  • The Field House, from a previous visit -- lots of rain, so the grass was super green
  • The spacious front patio of the Paddy House
  • The Paddy House, the oldest kampung house at Sunset Valley
  • This is the Farmer's House at Sunset Valley
  • Looking at the common pavilion and pool from the Paddy House
 of 5 bubbles chadley25, 16 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Field House and Garden house have the best views”
 of 5 bubbles Camereas, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
“overpriced. they take extra money from you anyway they can.”
 of 5 bubbles Sofie_Oestergaard, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
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