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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Had read reviews from others and yes, I was sceptical. But then, to each his own. So the best is to experience it yourself. Overall, we had a lovely stay at a beautiful villa. It was refreshing experience. Guess the faulty wifi did help abit on that. I have no complain on wifi issue. But maybe some would. The rooms...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Since this is my 1st time to The Shorea, I am amazed by the detailed information given by the staff. Upon arrival, there are friendly staffs greeting you and guiding you. Great retreat if you want to get away from the hectic work life and just chillax in the calm environment. Facilities are well equipped as well.

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1Thank Davidksl_9891
Taichung, Taiwan
Reviewed 1 week ago

1st time ever to a forest retreat like this, it has surprised me with its well maintained pool and room. We enjoyed a good chat at night in the open sky and gorgeous pool view. The in room dining service isn't bad, though one may choose to cook on their own. There is no other place to walk around, so...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a very nice place for retreat or family get together. The place give you the senses of calmness the minute you walk into it. I like the feeling of waking up in the morning with the Twitter of birds and the fresh air surrounded by mountains.The children enjoy The Shorea Estead very much too.

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1Thank MelissaKoo3883
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is an accident waiting to happen and I strongly advise anyone with kids not to stay there: 1) To the right of the Raffleasia section of the infinity pool, there is a section of decking about 20ft long, that has no railing, the drop is approximately 25ft onto old building materials including two vertical spikes. The poolside decking...

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TheShorea, Manager at The Shorea, responded to this review

Dear Jon_gitt, Thank you for taking the time to write this review about us. We are very concerned that you have left with such a negative feeling about your two-night stay for 2 adults, 1 teenager and 2 children. On 27 Oct, which was the second day of your stay, we received a request asking for a refund for the...

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Reviewed 20 October 2016

i like the resort here, it is in a small village, with the hill road driving, there is no TV in the room because the main purpose for us to be here is to aware from the hazel, we book the bbq dinner and brought some food outside the market, simple night for us to have a talk and drink.

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TheShorea, Manager at The Shorea, responded to this review

Dear AngieNg83, Thank you for taking your time to share your feedback on your recent stay at The Shorea. We are happy to hear that you like The Shorea and enjoyed yourselves. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we hope to welcome you back again in the near future. Yours Sincerely, Manager The Shorea

Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Perfect getaway if you're looking for a change in scenery. My boyfriend and I were very satisfied with our overnight stay at the Begonia Villa last weekend. The view from our room overlooks the forest and it was very serene and refreshing. The bedroom is a little small so it encourages you to enjoy the outdoors- which was exactly what...

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TheShorea, Manager at The Shorea, responded to this review

Dear Sybella77, Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent stay at The Shorea Estate. We are happy to hear that you and your boyfriend enjoyed Begonia Pool Suite and the outdoor space which overlooks the forest and your breakfast. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we hope to welcome you back again in the near...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 October 2016

First of all, I have to say the retreat is beautiful. The views from the retreat are amazing, especially from Cassia Pool Suite, which has a full, unblocked view of 2 infinity pools overlooking the vast, rolling mountains. However, the place comes with severe, crippling flaws, which leads me to give the place only 3/5 stars. The biggest downside of...

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TheShorea, Manager at The Shorea, responded to this review

Dear bittenbythe Tbugz, Thank you for taking your time to write this review about your stay at The Shorea. We agreed with you that Cassia Pool Suite has the best unblocked view of the two infinity pools and the beautiful mountains directly in front of it, while the privacy of the villa need improvements. We have since installed new wooden...

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Looking for a Quiet weekend getaway from the hustle & bustle of city life? the Shorea is just the place ! An excellent weekend spent with family. No TV, total relaxation swimming in our private pool, looking at the greenery of the Berembun Forest reserve. Definitely will come again & maybe explore the jungle & trek to the waterfall...

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TheShorea, Manager at The Shorea, responded to this review

Dear Mariziz64, Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent stay at The Shorea Estate. We are happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay at your private pool with the greenery of the Berembun Forest reserve. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we hope to welcome you back again in the near...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We stayed at Cassia Duplex pool suite for a night. A quiet intimate getaway for my husband and me. Extremely organised from coordinating guests arrival and departure to managing our stay. You can bring any amount of food and drink to the venue. We booked a bbq dinner 1 week before arriving and it was simply amazing. The chicken wings...

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TheShorea, Manager at The Shorea, responded to this review

Dear Rose, Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent stay at The Shorea Estate. We are happy to hear that you and your husband enjoyed Cassia Duplex Pool Suite with the infinity pool and the BBQ dinner. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we hope to welcome you back again in the near future. Yours...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Shorea is a boutique resort, next to the Berumbun forest reserve.The Shorea is an architect's family retreat, built within a tropical forest reserve. Its secluded villas are set on natural terrains, with meandering paths leading down to a jungle stream, a waterfall within the Berembun Forest Reserve; it is the ultimate forest getaway.There are 4 villas with fantastic view of the forest. We are an hour from KLIA (Kuala Lumpur International Airport) and 20 mins from the Seremban town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Shorea

Address: Mukim Pantai Jalan Kolam Air | Jalan Jelebu, Pantai Hills Orchard, Seremban 71770, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Negeri Sembilan > Seremban District > Seremban
Price Range: $142 - $710 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Cassia pool suite has by far the best view in the Estate”
 of 5 bubbles bittenbytheTbugz, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose the one with the private pool attached. for big family, choose raflesia, for couple choose begonia..!”
 of 5 bubbles mariziz64, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“quiet, good view, nice pool, good beds”
 of 5 bubbles mei_cheng17, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The Shorea Estate is nice. . .”
 of 5 bubbles 270ks1, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“better to travel with a large group and book the whole resort”
 of 5 bubbles chindian101, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
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