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    The Reef Dive Resort

    Mataking 91000, Malaysia
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    Reviewed 20 August 2013

    To celebrate our 50th birthdays my husband & I booked a very special holiday to Borneo: visiting Sepilock to see the Orang-Utans, Seligan Island to see the Turtles and the Kinabatangan River & Tabin Nature Reserve to view even more wildlife. After a very hectic...More

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    Response from PatrGG, General Manager at The Reef Dive ResortResponded 23 August 2013

    Dear Pyrkies, Thank you very much for your review. We are delighted that you selected Mataking as your second home for your holiday and that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you also for your constructive review. We will definitely take it into consideration....More

    Reviewed 17 August 2013

    We stayed at Mataking for a short dive trip while visiting friends in KL last October and it was wonderful. I can't wait to have the chance to go back. We dove every day, one day at Sipidan. The diving was great: dive masters are...More

    Thank Kathie W
    Response from PatrGG, General Manager at The Reef Dive ResortResponded 20 August 2013

    Dear Kathie W, Thank you for visiting Mataking and for posting your nice review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, and the diving and snorkeling around Mataking and in Sipadan. I am happy to inform you that we have just finished...More

    Reviewed 9 August 2013

    We spent 5 days in this wonderful place. Everyone was so helpful and friendly and could not do enough for us. Patrick, the general manager, does a fantastic job at running the resort. The rooms and the environment were kept spotlessly clean - even the...More

    Thank 4ourswisstravellers
    Response from PatrGG, General Manager at The Reef Dive ResortResponded 11 August 2013

    Dear 4ourswisstravellers, Thank you for your kind review of our resort. We are really delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Mataking Island. I will convey your nice remarks to our staff as well. We also thank you for adopting some of our sea turtle...More

    Reviewed 23 July 2013

    this place is just so beautiful you will have to experience yourself. staff are supper nice. food were great! i have nothing to complain about my 4 days and 3 nights stay in this resort. im already in love with this island, the sea, the...More

    Thank yumimi_princess
    Response from PatrGG, General Manager at The Reef Dive ResortResponded 24 July 2013

    Dear Wang Jing / Romain Collinet Thank you very much for your nice review of our resort. We are so happy that you and your family had a wonderful holiday at Mataking. I will share your nice comments with the rest of our team. Your...More

    Reviewed 3 July 2013

    I visited Mataking with a group of friends in 2009. Being one of the furthest islands in the East Coast of Sabah, the boat ride to Mataking was a little 'strenuous' but as soon as we set foot on the dive resort, everything was worthwhile!...More

    Thank Nova R
    Response from PatrGG, General Manager at The Reef Dive ResortResponded 4 July 2013

    Dear NovaR, Thank you very much for staying with us here at Mataking and for your kind review of our resort. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and are looking forward to welcoming you again soon. Best regards, The Management Team

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    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Spa
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • US$493 - US$536 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 49
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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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    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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    9 February 2016|
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    Response from Francesco P | Reviewed this property |
    You need to take a boat from Semporna for about 45 minutes. From Sepilok is quite far. Please be aware that most of the guests are Chinese and therefore food is mainly chinese.
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    "Ask for renovated rooms. Garden View Nos 1 - 8 are closest to the dive center."
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