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Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our 3 days at Ambong Ambong were the most memorable of our travels around Malaysia. The wildlife was amazing with leaf monkeys in the trees outside our balcony and the staff couldn't do enough for us. Being retirees the steep incline from the reception to our studio was too much to climb in the heat but the staff happily ferried...

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Joan_Shori, Owner at Ambong Ambong, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. The wildlife has been here much longer than us, and we respect their rights of the land. Having breakfast on your balcony whilist a troop of dusky leaf monkeys forage for wild berries in the nearby canopy is one of the unique experiences of...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I don't usually post reviews but for Ambong Ambong, I had to make an exception. We had the most amazing 4 days. The views are just sublime, giving a feeling that you are surrounded by a rain forest. Location is perfect - quiet and away from the busy Cenang, but not too far away when you'd like do shopping or...

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Joan_Shori, Owner at Ambong Ambong, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 star review! As you correctly pointed out, we are a quiet rainforest retreat tucked away from the hustle bustle of Cenang, yet not too far for those who enjoy a short walk. Our staff are the heart and soul of Ambong-Ambong and reading reviews like yours (and yes they do read all reviews) truly make...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Amazing hotel. The staff were all super friendly and happy to help us at any given moment, plus they gave us a really sweet surprise on arrival. I would recommend hiring a car at Langkawi airport before you travel there, much cheaper than getting taxis to explore the island. I only wish we could have stayed for longer!!!!!

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Joan_Shori, Owner at Ambong Ambong, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, I must say our staff genuinely enjoy hosting guests and going that extra mile. We pride ourselves as an ideal retreat for honeymoon couples, with only 11 rooms, we strive to provide the most personalised service on the island in a unique setting, with the hope that our honeymooners have the most memorable experience....

Reviewed 20 February 2017

Great place. Very welcoming and friendly staff. Accommodation spot on. A rainforest retreat surrounded by lush greenery, monkeys and birds. Close to all the local bars and restaurants. Bit of a trek up the hill to the accommodation but good exercise never the less. As others have mentioned the hotel provides transport if you don't feel like walking up. Highly...

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Joan_Shori, Owner at Ambong Ambong, responded to this review

Thank you for your brilliant review of Ambong-Ambong, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. While building the resort, we made a conscious effort not to disrupt our natural surroundings, our guests love the lush greenery while the monkeys and the birds appreciate this as well. Please do come back and visit us soon.

The Netherlands
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Located in the middle of the rain forest is already a unique feature. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful. The quality of the room is what you expect at this level. And walking up and down the stairs is a good exercise. Is a must go to my opinion.

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Joan_Shori, Owner at Ambong Ambong, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review. We make a conscious effort to be different from the standard hotels where you often leave the place without a memorable experience. We are able to deliver this partly because we are small with only 11 units and our wonderful staff are always there to pamper our guests to make them feel they have...

Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Just back from Langkawi where we had the must wunderfull stay ever at Ambong-Ambong. Already in our e-mailcontact during booking a warm feeling of welcome and service. Without asking we got the penthouse with amazing view from the veranda and also from a comfortable bed 😊. Service outstanding: Joey, Nas, Mud and all other staff want to do a lot...

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Joan_Shori, Owner at Ambong Ambong, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of your stay with us. Joe, Nas, Mud and the rest of the team send their best wishes to you. I am glad you enjoyed our beverage department amongst other things, our staff take great pride in their cocktail menu and are always looking to develop new mixtures with infusions from our herb garden....

Reviewed 2 February 2017

Our stay at Ambong Ambong for three nights was marked by great service, rustic cottage living, and splendid views of the rainforest within which the resort is built. Our balcony was surrounded by trees and and lush foliage which made it a welcome retreat after a day of exploring Langkawi. I appreciated the pre-packed breakfasts that they provided on the...

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Joan_Shori, Owner at Ambong Ambong, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely and appreciative review. The spa is not an in-house facility but we work very closely with them to ensure that the standards are the best to complement and enhance the Ambong experience.I am happy that you enjoyed your treatment. I am not happy though that you had to walk down in the dark with luggage...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here with 4 of my mates over the Chinese New Year long weekend. From the moment we arrived, we were treated like royalty. I arrived first at 9:30am as we all had different flights arriving into Langkawi and they promptly set me up to have breakfast as they got our room ready. By 11am the room was ready and...

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Joan_Shori, Owner at Ambong Ambong, responded to this review

The 2 bedroom cottage you and your friends stayed in is ideal to chill out as the big balcony is open to the rainforest and you are serenaded by the sounds of the jungle. We have two units of the 2bed room cottage and it is very popular with families having teenage children or it could be great for close...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We were five friends that stayed at Ambong Ambong over Chinese New Year. It's a great find! A real rainforest retreat surrounded by lush greenery and monkeys and birds. We had booked a two bedroom cottage that was equipped with everything we needed and had a lovely balcony with plenty of seating space. The beds were comfy as well. Although...

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Joan_Shori, Owner at Ambong Ambong, responded to this review

Aside from the great staff, which all guests appreciate very much, the other great attraction of Ambong-Ambong is how centrally located we are to all the main tourist places and yet within a tranquil rainforest alive with wildlife. Perhaps most striking to guests is the sharp contrast between the noisy and busy Pantai Cenang, just a short distance away and...

Ascot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2017

No need to repeat what people have already said in previous reviews, its No1 for a good reason.Just to say that the staff are the No1 thing about what is great at this hotel, the rooms, food, pool and setting are top notch as well but the staff are the main reason why I'd return to stay here, special mention...

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Joan_Shori, Owner at Ambong Ambong, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review and you said it in a nutshell....the staff are indeed a gem. They must have made an impression on you as you were able to mention so many of them by name and they tell me they all remember the both of you fondly. They think B was fine with his driving .... so do...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Microwave
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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Additional Information about Ambong Ambong

Address: Jalan Pantai Tengah, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Kedah > Langkawi District > Langkawi
Price Range: ₹ 10,602 - ₹ 22,579 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ambong Ambong 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Higher up the hill, better views.”
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“All rooms were great, we were lucky enough to try Studio and the Suite, both had lots of pluses and catered to all our needs.”
 of 5 bubbles NeilAF, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“'T3' is situated in the canopy of the trees so you can see the monkeys play and pass by”
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