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Kampong Mantanani, Sabah, Malaysia
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Huge resort with almost no guests and sleeping reception stuff. After a five hours drive from Belum we just wanted to jump into the pool but only found a dirty, greenish something that already hosted many tadpoles. Handing us towels assuming we would enter this water - I felt really offended. This experience is topped when it comes to food.... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

1) Arriving: Me and my boyfriend arrived a bit before the official check in time. The man from the reception said the room would not be ready, we should wait two hours in the entrance hall. And then he left... No one there anymore! No offer what we could do! Just an empty entrance hall and two hours of waiting...... More 

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6 Thank Alexandra S
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57 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The location at Tasik Kenyir is amazing. The resort is located in the woods along the lake. From the bungalows you have an amazing view across the lake and the terasse is a great place to relax and read a book. However, these are the only good things about this resort. The room probably hasn't been renovated since it has... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Very Nice Place to stay but the food is horrible. It is a long drive from town, and I would suggest to bring supplies from town if you do not want to venture into town. It is peaceful and very beautiful. Excellent for a weekend retreat.

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Santa Eulalia del Rio, Spain
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Let's start with the positive: what is good about this resort? 1. The setting. It is extremely beautiful, natural scenery. But I am glad we came now, because I see and I understand that the lake will soon be ruined by the monstrous developments that are going on. 2. The staff are all very nice and friendly, even though they... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Stunning lake and surroundings. We saw lots of wildlife and enjoyed the walking activities. However there is nothing else around and the food is terrible. Every meal is terrible. They consistently run out of everything. No mineral water. No fruit juice. The only available drinks are local tea, local coffee, coke and Sprite. They burnt the pasta, they burnt my... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Lake Kenyir Resort is an old establishment. The chalet is fantastic (old but clean). Ours was overlooking the lake with sunrise view. Dinner was ok, but the resort can put more effort on the breakfast. We went running around the resort in the afternoon and in the morning after sun rise. Bumped into wild boars both time. It was a... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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59 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016

This must be a really nice resort hotel in its hey-days. Nicely designed with huts on undulating terrain and most rooms facing the lake. We had a room right by the water. The conditions have since deteriorated but the stay was still comfortable. The view of the serene lake was absolutely stunning. Commute to the hotel lobby and restaurant is... More 

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Bangi, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
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14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2016

One thing for sure... Please request the room that have a Lake View... I have a partial lake and garden.. It nice but it will become much better if the Lake View. The food is good kudos to the chef although there is no buffet as the Hotel do not have enough guest to make buffet. The Hotel is bit... More 

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Thank Aszrani M
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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37 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Resort was nice, accommodating, peace of mind and soothing eyes. Only the resorts itself was old and need refurbish here and there, there is so many chalet yet too many that already broken, with tripadvisor award they has I don't think is relevant anymore. The only resort that available in lake kenyir, they should maintain the place, as the place... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lake Kenyir Resort, Taman Negara Terengganu is a subsidiary of Glenmarie Properties and a member of DRB-HICOM formerly known as Lake Kenyir Resort & Spa. It was opened in 1996, August 26th and designed to take full advantage of its strategic location beside Lake Kenyir. Lake Kenyir Resort, Taman Negara Terengganu is a four-star resort spreads across 70 acres of land and fronts Malaysia's largest lake and the largest man-made lake in South East Asia spanning over 260, 000 hectares. This private resort, inspired by Terengganu traditional architecture, is enveloped in lush tropical forest and by the beautiful lake which enhances that complete tranquil resort vacation, offering travellers a relaxing and exiting exotic nature's experiences. As a result, the resort was voted and selected as The Best Lake Resort by The Best of Malaysia Travel Awards 2007, Expatriate Lifestyle. ACCOMMODATION Lake Kenyir Resort, Taman Negara Terengganu hosts 136 wooden villas and designed to blend within its natural surroundings. The villas are categorised as Garden View Villas or Lake View Villas and our spectacular Honeymoon Villa that is designed to capture that special romantic moment in time with your new partner. FUN AND ADVENTURES ACTIVITIES Lake Kenyir has many trips & tours, in-door and outdoor activities to enjoy from the islands and the exciting highlights surrounding the lake partake in fishing, trekking, caving, night safari, teambuilding, photography and all that nature provides. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lake Kenyir Resort

Address: Pengkalan Gawi | Tasik Kenyir, Kuala Berang 21700, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Terengganu > Hulu Terengganu District > Kuala Berang
Price Range: RM205 - RM295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lake Kenyir Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 135
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Also Known As:
Lake Kenyir Hotel Kuala Berang
Lake Kenyir Resort And Spa
Lake Kenyir Resort Terengganu, Malaysia - Kuala Berang
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“Dont book this hotel - you will be frustrated!”
 of 5 bubbles alexandrasX5599LC, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms Facing the Lake is better”
 of 5 bubbles RadhaD82, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Get them to check the air con. Don't accept a chalet on the side opposite the new development on the lakeside.”
 of 5 bubbles iciclehunter, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Get a room facing the lake with no obstruction”
 of 5 bubbles parissir, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“You better ask for room number from 301 until 310 as the room 310 and above is far from the reception desk.”
 of 5 bubbles aszranim2014, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
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