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Germany
Reviewed 22 March 2015

We spent 5 days and nights in the Tanjong Jara Resort and can only recommend it. Maybe it is not unexceptional perfect, for example, the toilets are not high-end, the lavatory cisternis is a bit noisy or there squeaks sometimes a tap, but all in all, are the only little things which cannot cloud the overall impression. There is free...

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philippe_cavory, General Manager at Tanjong Jara Resort, responded to this review

Greeting from Tanjong Jara resort! Thank you for your compliments and rest assure we do not claim to be perfect, but saying that we are trying very hard to keep all our guests happy and create memorable experiences. I will check the toilet floater rest assure....

Reviewed 21 March 2015

The moment we stepped into the hotel we knew we had made the right choice. The staff were all friendly and made us feel so welcome and gave us fond farewell . The Serambi room was tastefully decorated and amenities provided was complete. The bed was comfortable and we appreciate the welcome note from the GM . Breakfast spread was...

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philippe_cavory, General Manager at Tanjong Jara Resort, responded to this review

Greetings from Tanjong Jara resort! Thank you for your compliments, our employees are indeed friendly and welcoming. All our rooms are tastefully decorated and comfortable. We are very glad to have made your stay with us a memorable one. We are always trying to keep our breakfast spread good and with delicious food! Thank you once again for your vote...

Singapore
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Our family of 3 generations traveled to Tanjong Jara Beach Resort for our annual trip this past week. With the recent completion of the East Coast Expressway (LPT2), getting into Dungun was a breeze. The resort sits on 17 hectare of land which was great as the place never feels overcrowded even with full occupancy. Except when you venture into...

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philippe_cavory, General Manager at Tanjong Jara Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mabel, Thank you for your complimentary comments, I noticed that you did not like to see so many people when you ventured into the pool or the coffee house for breakfast. Please understand that your stay was during a school holidays... Our maintenance team is very active in keeping the resort up to date but with such a large...

Gibraltar, Europe
Reviewed 17 March 2015

We stayed here with the family consisting of 2 couples and 4 teenage/adult kids. It was perfect! Beach; tennis; pool; amazing spa treatments; lovely relaxing walks around the beautiful grounds; gym; activities and excursions; golf quite nearby;and not to mention the amazing food prepared by Chef Anne who is quite an unforgettable character! You can arrange to go to the...

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philippe_cavory, General Manager at Tanjong Jara Resort, responded to this review

Greetings from all of us at Tanjong Jara resort! We wish to thank you for your positive comments on our beach, tennis, pools, amazing spa treatments, lovely relaxing walks around the beautiful grounds, gym, activities and excursions; golf, and our amazing food prepared by Chef Anne. Our asset is our employees and thank you for noticing it... As for the...

Aylesbury, Bucks
Reviewed 16 March 2015

We have just returned from a 7 night stay at the Tanjong Jara Resort having spent 3 nights in KL. Having stayed at many luxury resorts around the world we truly believe this is the best. There are many reasons for this including the quality of the room, the overall standard of the resort, quality of the food but the...

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philippe_cavory, General Manager at Tanjong Jara Resort, responded to this review

Dear Julie, I wish to thank you for your compliments on the TripAdvisor.com, we do not claim to be the best luxury hotel in the world but thank you for saying that! It definitely warm our hearts, our employees certainly do their very best to delight our guests every day, it is a true and genuine feeling from them and...

Reviewed 16 March 2015

My husband and I have just returned from a two week stay at Tanjong Jara and I have to say it was the most beautiful and relaxing resort we have ever stayed at. We stayed in a Bumbung top floor room which had a stunning view of the sea and gardens. The room was huge and very comfortable - more...

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philippe_cavory, General Manager at Tanjong Jara Resort, responded to this review

Greetings from Tanjong Jara resort, Thank you for your comments on our resort, it is a beautiful and relaxing resort and to hear from you that it is the best you ever stayed at makes us feel very proud Yes all our rooms are rather large compare to today hotels rooms, resort was built 40 years ago. Most of our...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 14 March 2015

This Resort is accessible by road from all the major cities within Peninsular Malaysia. It is approximately a mile away from the expressway and just over an hour's drive from Kuala Terengganu Airport. Malaysia Airlines, Air Asia and Firefly operate flights from Kuala Lumpur and Singapore to Kuala Terennganu, Kerteh and Kuantan. From Singapore, my friend and I have flown...

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philippe_cavory, General Manager at Tanjong Jara Resort, responded to this review

Greetings from Tanjong Jara resort! We thank you for your complimentary comments, I will share it with our employees. We are happy to know we managed to exceed your expectations and that we will have the pleasure to see you again.

Reviewed 14 March 2015

Heard so much about this architecturally acclaimed the Aga Khan Award winner. At last we decided to give it a try on route to Kuala Terengganu. The staff was very friendly. Accommodation in the form of traditional Malay kampong settings was the one that caught me the most. The internal room arrangement was tastefully decorated. Lust informal gardens added by...

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philippe_cavory, General Manager at Tanjong Jara Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your good comments on Tanjong Jara resort, our employees are very friendly yes. Our accommodation stunning in the form of a traditional Malay kampong, surrounded by lust informal gardens and a great beach, thank you for saying that the food selection was great & Nasi Dagang was the best. As for the draw back "absence...

Malaysia
Reviewed 11 March 2015

After being fed with tales involving a series of unforgettable awesome experiences our friends had in Tanjong Jara, we finally made up our mind to take on an extensive 4 hours journey of 369km to this remote luxury resort in the sleepy town of Kuala Dungun. As we were expecting some form of basic hospitably such as a warm welcome...

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philippe_cavory, General Manager at Tanjong Jara Resort, responded to this review

Greetings from Tanjong Jara resort! Yes we do have numerous tales of unforgettable and awesome experiences from our guests! I am truly sorry to heard that you did not experience that while at our resort. I must say I am stunned to read your comments as definitely it does not describe our resort services. But saying that we are not...

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 10 March 2015

Genuine, friendly, professional, warm, paradise, relaxing, interesting, casual, luxurious, individual, personal, thoughtful... These are just a few words that come to mind when i think of our 3 night get away. We didnt "choose" this resort, it was a gift from my brother who initially booked the resort for himself. It is approx 1hr taxi (110MYR from taxi stand at...

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philippe_cavory, General Manager at Tanjong Jara Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sir! Thank you for your complimentary comments on our resort! As well we have taken note of the areas we can improve ourselves and will do so! We hope to see you again at Tanjong Jara resort in a not too distant future...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Tanjong Jara Resort

Address: Batu 8 | Off Jalan Dungun, Dungun 23000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Terengganu > Dungun District > Dungun
Price Range: ₹ 9,119 - ₹ 15,698 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Tanjong Jara Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 99
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Also Known As:
Tanjong Jara Hotel Dungun
Tanjong Jara Dungun
Tanjong Jara Resort Dungun, Terengganu
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