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The Gemalai Village

Laman Padi, Pantai Cenang, Langkawi 7000 Malaysia
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
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24-hour front desk
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Paid private parking on-site
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Julie A wrote a review Jul 2023
15 contributions8 helpful votes
This is a beautiful place to stay. We had a Chalet, its beautifully clean and comfortable. I had my reservations regarding an open air bathroom but i loved it! the shower is fabulous and even using the bathroom during the evening with the lights on there wasn't a bug in sight! The view onto the padi fields is lovely. We hired a car for Langkawi which was the best thing we did, theres a small car park but for only around 3 - 4 cars at the most. Also although the village looks very remote it is next to a very noisy main road which was a bit annoying in the early hours of the morning. Highly recommended though we loved it!
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Date of stay: April 2023
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Room Tip: Hire a car for Lankawi, the driving is easy and its the best way to get around.
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vdimin wrote a review Sept 2020
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia288 contributions53 helpful votes
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Good location near Chenang beach. About 10 minutes walk. Stayed one night here during the RCMO September 2020 for my solo birthday trip. Arrived later in the evening/check in. Booked the double storey chalet with breakfast on promo price through Agoda. Very spacious & comfy. Queen size bed. Had a good night sleep. Breakfast with a view of the paddy field. Friendly & helpful staffs around to assist you if you need anything. Overall, great staycation for me! Will definitely come back and stay here again.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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ClaireNorwich123 wrote a review Mar 2020
Surat Thani, Thailand11 contributions8 helpful votes
We loved our short stay here! For the price we paid, we couldn't have been happier. Check in was easy, big comfy bed, views over fields (sometimes with cows) and a lovely resident cat. The outdoor shower was more powerful than we expected - a bonus! Aircon worked very nicely - the cabins get hot during the day (obviously) and the aircon didn't take long to cool us down when we got back. Not far from the beach and down the road from a night market. The road is nearby but that's not a problem unless you are a very light sleeper. There are no bells and whistles here, no large pool and sunbeds, it is what it is - and it's beautiful. I'd come back :-)
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Yakin D wrote a review Jul 2019
13 contributions1 helpful vote
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A place we called home. We always prefer the double storey chalet. Room is clean. Trust me, no mosquitoes or any other insects in the room. Its our 3rd stay here. All the staff were helpful and friendly. Just change the breakfast menu a lil bit. If they use real koko krunch would be nice.
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Aida Zainal wrote a review Jul 2019
6 contributions1 helpful vote
Nice chalet/resort/hotel. Bet the foreigners would love to stay here due to the environment more to village style. It is so relaxing. Whats best is it is located in the middle of city. Good benefit. Just hoping the manager of Gemalai Resort would upgrade it better specially the activities like cycling. Get the bicycles fixed and for sure there will be more guest coming!!
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Baalount M wrote a review May 2019
Galway, Ireland16 contributions10 helpful votes
I booked a superior chalet for my friends birthday. Having told the staff it was my friends birthday, they went above and beyond to make it a special day. Balloons and a happy birthday banner were set up in the room for arrival. The accommodation is fantastic and staff are exceptional.
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Date of stay: May 2019
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Sophielaura123 wrote a review Feb 2019
Argyll and Bute, United Kingdom44 contributions20 helpful votes
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We had a fantastic time at the Gemalai village. The rooms and bathroom were clean and comfortable. The breakfast was good and we loved eating at our own balcony each morning with the resident cat. Just a short walk to the beach made it an ideal location if you are looking for somewhere just a bit further away from Langkawi Main Street. Light sleepers will require ear plugs as the road can be slightly noisy but for the price you can’t complain! Definitely good Value for money and wood recommend a few nights here!
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Date of stay: February 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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elysianne annisette wrote a review Jan 2019
Singapore, Singapore172 contributions54 helpful votes
Stayed at Gemalai Village for 3 days. The staff was very helpful and kind. They let us choose which room we prefer which we find very considerate. The nipa hut itself is big and spacious. The bed is comfy to sleep in. The only problem is that the room can get very hot in the afternoon but nonetheless if you are out the whole day it doesn't really matter but at night with the aircon is good. Breakfast is served always on time it is always the same but good enough to start the day. We made few friends with their house cat and roosters. Be ready to welcome them during your stay. I would definitely recommend this village to stay in around Pantai Cenang. It is a bit of a walk to get to the street but its nothing when you get an authentic village surrounding around. We had a great stay here.
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Date of stay: January 2019
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Eddy_Rush_Fatboy_Pro wrote a review Oct 2018
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia21 contributions4 helpful votes
Located right at the entrance of Cenang Beach, this unique accommodation maintains the Malay Kampung (Village) experience within a Sawah Padi (Rice Field) ambiance. There are 6 chalet units available for guests, all of which incorporates the traditional Malay house concept.
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Date of stay: September 2018
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Rajarshi S wrote a review Aug 2018
99 contributions10 helpful votes
Great experience. walk able distance form beach amid lush green paddy field. lot of birds around. food is awesome. they have their own spa . staff are very well behaved. little noise sometimes as there is a street nearby.
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Date of stay: April 2018
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RM 240 - RM 336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
MalaysiaKedahLangkawi DistrictLangkawiPantai Cenang
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Gemalai Village
Which popular attractions are close to The Gemalai Village?
Nearby attractions include Rice Museum (0.3 km), Laman Padi Langkawi (0.4 km), and Your Language Books Corner (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Gemalai Village?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at The Gemalai Village?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The Gemalai Village?
Yes, free parking and paid private parking on-site are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Gemalai Village?
Conveniently located restaurants include Spice Market Restaurant, Smiling Buffalo, and Bella restaurant.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Gemalai Village?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Malay.
Are there any historical sites close to The Gemalai Village?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Selva's Untold Stories (6.8 km) and Beras Terbakar (field Of Burnt Rice) (6.2 km).