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The Reef Dive Resort

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Mataking 91000, Malaysia
Traveller (1108)
Pool & Beach (176)
Room & Suite (118)
Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went there for 2D1N stay. I love the room which is cozy and comfortable. I love the white sandy beach and crystal clear water. During low tide, you can walk over to another small island, and do return before high tide where you can't...More

Thank vgine88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s really an amazing trip in Madaking. The sea is so blue and the water is clean that we can see lots of beautiful ocean lives, corals, turtles and unknown fishes. Since Madaking is a small island. We are able to watch the great sunrises...More

Thank dtuan521
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

mataking reef dive resort is so beautiful.room is clean and tidy.people here are very kind.we are in honeymoon,they set our room so sweet.and give us a speacial dinner.the sea here is very clear.you can sea the fish with your eyes!

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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Sipadan had been on my “must dive” list for 20+ years so when the opportunity arose to get there, I dived at it. The Mataking resort looked like one of the few suitable quality options in the area. Booking by email was easy enough, but...More

1  Thank Derek M
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Pros: Room are clean, wide and well organized The staff are friendly and always trying to help the view is awesome everywhere and at anytime the dive sites there are good and you can go to "Sipadan" from there by speed boat the dive center...More

Thank Ahmed E
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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Beachfront
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Details
Price range
US$595 - US$600 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Mataking
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$595 - US$600 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Mataking
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (1108)
Pool & Beach (176)
Room & Suite (118)
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Sonya E
4 November 2017|
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Response from ChrisKurtGabel | Reviewed this property |
The trip was bumpy on the way there and you will be accompanied by soldiers for protection as they had some issues a couple of years ago. We got three dives in easily and it was well worth it. Sipidan has a beach and you... More
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Tricia F
8 August 2017|
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Response from UndiscoveredWorld | Reviewed this property |
I only used the Wi-Fi that was provided at the resort. Be warned though, it's slow.
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DulcieMillward
19 January 2017|
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Response from Berry_Ranger | Reviewed this property |
if you have any food restriction, you may inform this upon reservation then make clear with the restaurant staff again on arrival. the chef can prepare one special dish for you then have a look what you could have from the... More
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"Beach Chalets were the best, however do not go here - not worth it"
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"Villa room"
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"Bungalow Villa"
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"Ask for renovated rooms. Garden View Nos 1 - 8 are closest to the dive center."
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