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Arwana Perhentian Eco Resort & Beach Chalet

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Overall for this hotel is average. Nice beach, package breakfast is good, meal is tasty. Overall cleanliness for this hotel is average. Swimming pool and room toilet are not really clean. Public wifi at Lobby was very slow and very difficult to connect.

Thank zuerai
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Rooms at arwana are horribly maintained, staff have no regard for their customers whatsoever, hotel manager behaves like a mob boss, they charge for ice, food is horrible and the only entertainment at night is by the reception playing movies over projector. For better food & friendly service ... Lookout for restaurant mandalika along the beach ... About 100 meters...

1Thank Ramesh J
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

No wifi, fridge, tv, drinks, hairdryer in the room. Aircon is not working well despite after maintenance service. Houseflies on the food, cracked and dirty cups at the buffet restaurant unacceptable. Swimming pool and beach ok. Hot and filtered water available at the lobby.

1Thank Ak K
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Kuala Besut the previous evening after flying from KL to Kota Bahru. Our package at the Arwana included boat transfers from the jetty. A very smooth process and suprised us that we were the only ones on board (Family, two adults and 7 year old girl). We arrived onto the jetty at the Arwana and check in...

Thank Paul E
Reviewed 19 August 2016

During our trip through Malaysia we have been on a rather thigh budget which makes it even more disappointing that Arwana Eco Beach resort has been our most expensive but unfortunately also the worst accommodation during our entire trip. Upon our arrival the first think we encountered was a filthy bathroom, which wouldn't have been a problem but finding yourself...

2Thank Stephan K
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Arwana resort is located on the nicest beach of the island. Very relaxed, totally the sixties, quite some local bars and restaurants, which you do not find so nicely on the other beaches. The resort itself is not too bad... But that says it all. Take care to have the cabins direct on the beach, if not the stay may...

Thank Peter T
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for three nights. Checked in and was told the room we booked wasn't available for the first night so we were given a cheaper room by the pool. We're also told we couldn't get a refund but we could have a buffet lunch and dinner. The pool was noisy and the rooms are dark and damp smelling. Bathrooms...

Thank bethstickland
Shimla, India
Reviewed 14 August 2016

4 ratings only for the pool. Rooms are just okay. But the swimming pool is great and clean. This resort is expensive, rooms are clean but not up to the mark, food is good but on the expensive side again. The main attraction is the swimming pool and though you are at the beach only but this beach is not...

Thank YogeshSood2014
Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We booked this hotel on very short notice because it was the only one free. The other statements were not that good so we didn't expect much. But we had a very clean and lovely room with a huge veranda directly on the beach with a stunning view. It is also located on a very nice beach. I would absolutely...

1Thank dfederer
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Nice enough given that if you're heading to the Perhentian Islands then I imagine you aren't going to be spending your time in the room. We had a deluxe room for three people which was a good size with air conditioning, breakfast buffet was also included which was nice. There is also a pool but we spent all our time...

2Thank Tmorg90

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  • Beachfront
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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Additional Information about Arwana Perhentian Eco Resort & Beach Chalet

Address: Lot 181 Telok Dalam, Pulau Perhentian Besar 22300, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Terengganu > Pulau Perhentian Besar
Price Range: $83 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Arwana Perhentian Eco Resort & Beach Chalet 2.5*
Number of rooms: 101
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Also Known As:
Arwana Perhentian Eco Resort And Beach Chalet
Arwana Perhentian Eco Resort & Beach Chalet Hotel Terengganu
Arwana Perhentian Eco Terengganu
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Pulau Perhentian Besar
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“need to request for sea view for better experience.”
mss_aqua, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“take rooms on the beach side.”
YogeshSood2014, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“take a balcony with ocean view, but make sure check everything before you checkin”
Nuryn, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Seaview rooms are best or get one facing pool area.”
r0smera, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Sea view rooms are the best”
EdS829, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
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