The RIYAZ Lavanya Langkawi

Jalan Teluk Baru, Pantai Tengah, Langkawi 07000 Malaysia
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Daytime view from rooftop bar
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Pool & Beach (9)
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#9 of 130 hotels in Langkawi
4.6 of 5 bubbles
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
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4.7 of 5 bubbles
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4.4 of 5 bubbles
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From its crystal clear ocean to its tropical luxury accommodations, The RIYAZ Lavanya is inspired by the Langkawi UNESCO Global Geopark surroundings, beautifully encapsulated by lush green environs and pristine beaches of Langkawi island. Whether rejuvenating your mind and soul or exploring the natural beauty of Langkawi's finest attractions, we offer perfect room setups including serviced apartments, villas, and hotel rooms for couples, friends, families, and single travelers alike. Nestled on the sandy shores of Pantai Tengah and Andaman Sea and just a few steps away from Langkawi’s most happening tourist hotspot of Pantai Cenang, The RIYAZ Lavanya stands tall and proud with its enviable location of utmost privacy and endless convenience.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Bar / lounge
Business Centre with Internet Access
Rooftop terrace
Concierge
24-hour check-in
Rooftop pool
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Rooftop bar
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Room features
Air conditioning
Room service
Safe
Bottled water
Minibar
Bath / shower
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Non-smoking rooms
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Fardeen H wrote a review Jan 2024
Dubai, United Arab Emirates27 contributions27 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Riyaz Lavanya Langkawi was our last moment choice during the peak December holidays. This property has completely amazed us by all means as we didn't do much research prior to this holiday. Ideally located in Pantai Tengah with close proximity to Pantai Cenang - the touristic area in Langkawi, the location has a handful of nice restaurants and spas near by. This is a brand new hotel with beautifully done rooms with amazing seaview, huge parking facilities, rooftop bar and swimming pool open late till the night made our stay awesome. I have to mention about Chezza at the front desk who goes an extra mile to make your stay as pleasant full. They have a breakfast and lunch buffet on their current rates and breakfast spread is great except for the coffee machine which indeed keeps breaking up every day ( the whole 5 days we were there ) which made the guest need to line up till its fixed. Not to forget there free buggy ride to a nice and quite beach right behind the hotel which has couple of cafes too. Overall, Riyaz Lavanya you made us love Langkawi a little more indeed where our 3 nights stay was extended to 2 more nights.
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Date of stay: December 2023
4.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Riyaz Lavanya Langkawi, General Manager at The RIYAZ Lavanya Langkawi
Responded 3 Jan 2024
Dear fardeenh2014, Wonderful to hear we met your expectations and help to make your stay in Langkawi. We could ask no more. Please do come back and see us soon (ps the coffee machine has been replaced already)
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Chris wrote a review Aug 2023
19 contributions2 helpful votes
+1
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This hotel was one of the best places we have stayed and its service level is comparable to the likes of Four Seasons etc but with a much better location as it is close to many attractions of the island.

All staff are extremely friendly, helpful and knew everything family member by name.
The rooftop pool / bar is a gem with its great view and good selection of beverages and food.
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Date of stay: August 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Gary Warnock, General Manager at The RIYAZ Lavanya Langkawi
Responded 17 Aug 2023
Dear Mobile675318, The secret is out and the best view in Langkawi is our rooftop pool and bar. please tell your friends to come see for themselves. See you back here on your next visit.
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Travel's a Dance Away wrote a review Oct 2023
26 contributions
+1
5.0 of 5 bubbles
What a gorgeous and luxe hotel. That focuses on aesthetic, prime views of Tengah Beach and surrounding area. The interior design is sublime and when I celebrated my birthday at the rooftop pool, we really could not have asked for a better experience. DJ Hans provided such atmospheric music. Staff are friendly especially Mamu and Sya who go above and beyond to make me and my friends feel so welcomed.

The pizzas, truffle fries, nachos and beef rendang quesadillas are great party sharing food! And the drinks are fun. I like a simple gin drink and they do a solid job.
So many photo op moments here too!

Highly recommended to stay here and have memorable poolside moments. The Old Hollywood diner-style restaurant on the 3rd floor is also absolutely a gem of a restaurant too! Kalilah is such a sweet and personable server. I am waiting for the Japanese restaurant to open as well!!!!

Here are some photos from two occasions! One for bday and one with Lise.
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Date of stay: October 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: Thurs Ladies Night promo - with four ladies RSVP, a free bottle of sparkling wine is included!...
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Response from Riyaz Lavanya Langkawi, General Manager at The RIYAZ Lavanya Langkawi
Responded 7 Oct 2023
Dear Travelisadanceaway, It was such a pleasure to have your special day with us and we are all so happy and excited to know that we met all your expectations on such an important event. Please do come back and see us again soon.
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peteh2 wrote a review Mar 2024
Santa Monica, California20 contributions16 helpful votes
2.0 of 5 bubbles
I first saw this hotel when I was in Langkawi in 2019 and staying across the street at the then newly opened Aloft. It looked very interesting and I was excited to see that it was finally open.

I booked in for a stay during an extended trip to Malaysia to see how it turned out.

Summary:

Much better options in Langkawi. Not aging well.

Good:

Hotel staff were very pleasant
Rooftop pool and amenities were very well done
Gym was top notch
Overall look and feel of the exterior of the property was excellent

Bad:

Room was meh. I mean completely underwhelming and already dated and worn out. And for a hotel that opened less than a year ago (May 2023) I was quite frankly shocked with the state of the room. Stains on the couch. Flooring that looked worse for wear and just a tired feel (again, for a hotel opened < 1 year!)
The restaurant could have been designed by my grandmother. The floral patterns and muted colors. Yikes. Whoever selected that palette needs a refresher on what looks good in 2024. It’s not this. It’s far from this…
Water - absolutely disgusting. And for a hotel that knows that both the island and the property have water issues there better be an abundance of bottled water supplied in the guest room to use in washing your face, brushing your teeth, etc. Was there? Of course not…

I was booked in for three nights, I left after one. I didn’t bother showering, because gross…

If you want to stay in this part of Langkawi (and I would strongly encourage you not to) because Pantai Cenang is quite run down and sad, I would for sure choose the Aloft. I had a much better experience there with markedly better facilities on offer. I doubt I will ever go back to Langkawi and will certainly not return to this property.
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Date of stay: March 2024
1.0 of 5 bubblesValue
2.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled solo
Room Tip: Much better options on the island.
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Response from Riyaz Lavanya Langkawi, General Manager at The RIYAZ Lavanya Langkawi
Responded 18 Mar 2024
Dear Peteh2, Thankyou for taking the time to review your recent stay and we certainly have not lived up to our 5 star expectations with your particular visit. We all take your comments very seriously as we do pride ourselves on delivering a 5 star experience to all our guests as can be seen by the many reviews previously shared. This having been said, there is always room for improvement and that is exactly what this forum is all about. I have immediately launched an investigation into the issues you mentioned and will have them eradicated as quickly as possible. The water issue is one which is affecting the entire island unfortunately and we are expecting the arrival and installation of new water filtration units, from the mainland, in the next week. I do hope your travels will bring you back to Langkawi and hope you will drop in so you can see and feel the changes first hand.
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Tom P wrote a review Jan 2024
Jakarta, Indonesia283 contributions66 helpful votes
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Very pleased with our Suite room that had a great sized balcony overlooking the beach and the mountains. We were very relaxed in the room.
The rooftop pool is also nice and we found ourselves here everyday for a couple of hours.

But this place lacked a few key aspects, hopefully just teething issues.
1. Flora and Fauna restaurant: Breakfast was a bit of a farce. Day 1 arrived to find a 10min line for eggs, 10min wait for coffee because the machine was broken, empty water and juices and very little other food left. This was at 930am and more people were arriving. After I raised with the manager they tried to get things back on track but it was too late. We chose to eat our remaining breakfasts outside the hotel.
2. The buffet lunch was a surprise inclusion but alas, very very basic and many items not stocked up - waited 20mins for spaghetti. My wife went to get a machine coffee (now working) but was told she’d have to pay.
3. Didn’t get shower gel replenished on first two days as they were apparently out and for the first time I was told at a hotel I’d have to pay 5MYR for a large bucket of ice but small ones were free?!? (Didn’t really get that logic).
4. Asked front of house for a taxi to go to airport. At first being told 5mins, it turned into 20mins and we ordered our own grab to just make our flight.

We enjoyed our time but our expectations of a brand new 5 star did not live up to our standards.
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Date of stay: December 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Suites are good on the corner and provide a great view.
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Response from Riyaz Lavanya Langkawi, General Manager at The RIYAZ Lavanya Langkawi
Responded 2 Jan 2024
Dear TomP948, It looks like we have really dropped the ball on this occasion and I thank you for taking the time to reach out and advise our shortcomings. I will be addressing each of these comments with the respective department heads today as this is not our usual service environment (as can be seen by the many favorable reviews) and why you decided to choose our property. I can assure you each of the items you have highlighted are important to us and will be thoroughly investigated. Please do come back again and I'm sure you will notice the difference.
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London, United Kingdom47 contributions24 helpful votes
+1
5.0 of 5 bubbles
I have recently bought a service apartment here with full access to associated hotel facilities. Mine is a 2-bedroom apartment on the 12th floor. It’s a spacious unit of almost 1,300 square feet (approx 125 sm) with a sea view. The hotel staff are friendly, hard working, polite and try their best to cater to your every need. Hotel guests that I’ve met concur with this too. There’s an excellent rooftop pool and bar area, serving a decent menu that goes beyond drinks and snacks. There is music entertainment around the poolside each evening. As well as the pool area, there’s a gym, sauna, meeting/function room for business or social events and a soon-to-open spa, all on the same rooftop level. The fourth floor has very decent restaurant /breakfast room and there’s a delightful coffee shop on the ground floor next to reception plus a useful business lounge to the other side of it. The property is not immediately fronting the beach but only 3 minutes walk to the soft white sands that make up the shoreline. There is also a hotel buggy service available to give you a ride should you prefer to reach the beach that way. The development is on Pantai Tenga but only a 20 minute walk (or even quicker taxi ride) to the main tourist area of Pantai Cenang with Its many shops and restaurants. I highly recommend Lavanya for those who intend to book a hotel room or service apartment, or even wishing to purchase one the few remaining apartments or townhouses here.
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Date of stay: October 2023Trip type: Travelled solo
Room Tip: Car parking is available at the property
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Response from Riyaz Lavanya Langkawi, General Manager at The RIYAZ Lavanya Langkawi
Responded 25 Oct 2023
Dear RobertRussel-TAG, Thank you for sharing such a wonderful review of The Riyaz Lavanya, Langkawi! We truly appreciate the time you took to express your thoughts about your recent stay with us. Your detailed feedback is invaluable, and we're thrilled to hear that you had a fantastic experience at our hotel and residences. It's great to know that you found your 2-bedroom service apartment spacious and beautifully furnished, with that stunning sea view. We take pride in our friendly and attentive staff, and your kind words regarding their hard work and dedication mean the world to us. We're delighted that you enjoyed our rooftop pool and bar area, along with the other amenities we offer. Your insights on the nearby beach access and proximity to Pantai Cenang are also very helpful for future guests to get a better understanding of our location. We're grateful for your high recommendation and are thrilled that you're considering returning. Whether you're planning another stay or looking to explore the options for purchasing an apartment, we look forward to welcoming you back and assisting you in any way we can. Once again, thank you and we can't wait to have the pleasure of serving you again in the future.
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Glen S wrote a review Jan 2024
Worthing, United Kingdom14 contributions3 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Simple food in a beautiful setting , highly recommend sunset watching thanks Emery, Bisaini, Syamir and Farhani
Fresh pizza and draft beer in the rooftop overlooking the bay plus some good cocktails.
Head into the main Riyaz building and take the lift up to the roof.
You can also book a table in advance they accept WhatsApp calls
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Riyaz Lavanya Langkawi, General Manager at The RIYAZ Lavanya Langkawi
Responded 22 Jan 2024
Dear Glen S, Thanks for visiting us and we are so pleased you enjoyed all the facilities that we offer our guests. come back again soon.
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Kelvin K wrote a review Dec 2023
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
I had a comfortable experience at the Riyal Hotel in Langkawi. The plush pillows provided a sleep quality akin to that of a baby, ensuring a restful night's sleep. The hotel's attention to detail and comfort truly stood out, creating a memorable and rejuvenating stay.
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Date of stay: October 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: Do go for a hotel breakfast that have nice food and nicely decorated
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Response from Riyaz Lavanya Langkawi, General Manager at The RIYAZ Lavanya Langkawi
Responded 1 Dec 2023
Dear KelvinK355, The beds are just one of the many surprises you'll find at The Riyaz Lavanya. So happy to hear that you enjoyed our beds so much.
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DayTrip62748937918 wrote a review 18 Apr
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Beautiful hotel! We had an excellent stay - the hotel is very nice, clean and great design. The design of the hotel (from the lamps in the rooms, to the bathrooms) all made the experience comfortable. The staff are very friendly and helpful and welcoming. The front desk was very nice and Sambol was great in assisting us and making sure we enjoyed our room and had everything we needed for our stay - he was very friendly!

The pool and rooftop is beautiful, the rooms are really nice. I wish we could have stayed longer. The dining for breakfast food was ok, not a lot of variety, but the space is nice! Thank you again!
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Date of stay: April 2024
4.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
4.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Riyaz Lavanya Langkawi, General Manager at The RIYAZ Lavanya Langkawi
Responded 6 days ago
Dear DayTrip62748937918, Wonderful to hear you had such a great stay with us and you found all our facilities and staff up to your expectations of a 5start resort. Please come back and stay again soon.
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Happiness03114122691 wrote a review Mar 2024
Malaysia3 contributions1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We stayed in a 2 bedroom apartment that was also wheelchair friendly. Grab bars in shower,toilet and one by the bed.
Very comfortable beds and pillows.
Friendly staff too

Yellow water this time,mbut not hotels fault. All Langkawi has right now. Bottled water for brushing teeth

Beautiful rooftop with pool"
The waiter up there tries hard but is very forgetful.

Will be back
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Date of stay: March 2024
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Beautiful sunsets
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Response from Riyaz Lavanya Langkawi, General Manager at The RIYAZ Lavanya Langkawi
Responded 15 Mar 2024
DearHappiness03114122691, Thanks for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. So happy that you and your wife enjoyed your stay and you found the room comfortable.
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jp66widnes asked a question Jul 2023
Carvoeiro, Portugal62 contributions58 helpful votes
When will the building work be completed?
Zoher H wrote a tip 15 Apr
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"More options for tea bags"
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BoJLpl wrote a tip 3 Apr
Liverpool, United Kingdom783 contributions158 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Booked trips in the cenang beach area, buggy to the pool to spend day at dash beach club,"
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Go Holiday wrote a tip Mar 2024
Singapore4 contributions1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"You can contact the hotel reception via WhatsApp to arrange a buggy ride to the nearby beach. "
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peteh2 wrote a tip Mar 2024
Santa Monica, California20 contributions16 helpful votes
2.0 of 5 bubbles
"Much better options on the island."
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Happiness03114122691 wrote a tip Mar 2024
Malaysia3 contributions1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Beautiful sunsets"
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PRICE RANGE
RM 463 - RM 697 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
MalaysiaKedahLangkawi DistrictLangkawi
NUMBER OF ROOMS
154
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Frequently Asked Questions about The RIYAZ Lavanya Langkawi
Which popular attractions are close to The RIYAZ Lavanya Langkawi?
Nearby attractions include Tengah Beach (0.2 km), ONE Love Reggae Bar & Cafe (0.4 km), and Marrakesh Musicteque Club & Lounge (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The RIYAZ Lavanya Langkawi?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a rooftop bar, free wifi, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at The RIYAZ Lavanya Langkawi?
Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The RIYAZ Lavanya Langkawi?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The RIYAZ Lavanya Langkawi?
Conveniently located restaurants include Hidden Langkawi Restaurant, Red Sky Restaurant and Bar, and Red Tomato.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The RIYAZ Lavanya Langkawi?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at The RIYAZ Lavanya Langkawi?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to The RIYAZ Lavanya Langkawi?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Selva's Untold Stories (8.2 km) and Beras Terbakar (field Of Burnt Rice) (8.1 km).
Is The RIYAZ Lavanya Langkawi accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.
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