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    The Reef Dive Resort

    Mataking 91000, Malaysia
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    Traveller (977)
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    • Excellent64%
    • Very good22%
    • Average8%
    • Poor3%
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    “dive centre” (22 reviews)
    “house reef” (35 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Breakfast included
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    Airport Transportation
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    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 12 March 2017

    Not exactly what we thought we were getting into... We expected a luxury resort and fine accommodations. The Reef Dive Resort is not exactly that... and after being there, I do appreciate it for what it is - it is on a sand bar, after...More

    1  Thank skilarski
    Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

    isolated, peaceful, a true paradise with stunning views over and under the water, this is exactly that kind of place where you can leave behind the daily mess to relax and enjoy yourself, especially when the Internet connection is limited to the minimum level XD,...More

    1  Thank eastwood z
    Reviewed 26 January 2017

    We were staying on Mataking for 7 nights. We really loved the island, the beach is beautiful, snorcheling as well but hotel was different to what we expected. We were a group of 2 families and each got different rooms, even when we payed the...More

    1  Thank Timkama
    Reviewed 2 January 2017

    Was here for 4D3N and truly enjoyed ourselves. Small beautiful island focusing on diving and snorkeling (you can also do kayaking). The staffs here are very helpful. We had an issue where our son got sick, they took care of us by sending us back...More

    3  Thank garyngkt
    Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

    After more than three months of travelling in SEA, we decided to spoil ourselves on our last destination...and we couldn't have picked a better spot! When we arrived at the jetty, we were greeted with a friendly smile and a cool drink. The beach was...More

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    Pom Pom Island Resort & Spa
    404 reviews
    #3 of 5 hotels in Pulau Sipadan
    Seafest Hotel
    270 reviews
    #1 of 7 hotels in Semporna
    Four Points by Sheraton Sandakan
    1,188 reviews
    #2 of 32 hotels in Sandakan
    Sepilok Forest Edge Resort
    469 reviews
    #2 of 2 hotels in Sepilok
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    • US$492 - US$530 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 49
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    • Malaysia >
    • Sabah >
    • Mataking
    • Also Known As
    • Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Hotel Pulau Sipadan
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    Tricia F
    8 August 2017|
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    Response from Seow Loong F | Reviewed this property |
    There is a Celcom tower in nearby Pom Pom island so most telcos should work. In any case the wifi was decent at the resort so you may not need a sim anyway.
    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
    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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    "Villas are facing west and is near to reception, restaurant, jetty and dive centre"
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    "Ask for renovated room"
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