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Reviewed 13 September 2016

I did 2 or 3 random day dives (dives only, no accommodation) with them about 2 years back and had a good experience. I decided to stick to them this time round, but turned out it wasn't such a good idea. Maybe it was the peak season (early August) but oh well, whatever it was, they definitely could have done...

Thank K3llyK
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I have been visited Matahari chalet a couple of times now, and I must say its one of my favorite places to stay in perhentian Kecil. The accomadation it self, is pretty decent, if u opt for the Chalet, u receive a decent double bed, with hot water and attached bathroom, the stay is very basic but everything is very...

Thank darshini06
Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Having arrived accomodationless on the island and a bit lost and panicked we found Matahari by chance! They were fully booked in all their rooms except their aircon rooms which were 180R a night (£36) so we decided to just get one night and Scope out cheaper accommodation elsewhere for the remaining nights. Turns out the island is actually really...

Thank BeaThomas4
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived on Perhentian Kecil at 9am with nowhere to stay and with there being 3 of us we found it hard to find accommodation for 3 people. The Matahari Chalet offered us a mattress on the floor for 30 ringets extra (most places offered this but the room prices were more), so we took it. We stayed in the...

Thank rockandrose21
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Wenn you enter the hotel you have to walk along the sewer of Long Beach. It is very smelly en dirty. You see all the garbage en dirty. The rooms where also very tiny and dirty en noisy. The backside of the rooms are laying along the restaurants of Long Beach en they party untill 04.00 am. The frontside of...

1Thank Paul S
Groningen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the AC room, this was incl in our diving package. The room is basic but clean. Perhentian Islands are really beautiful but there is not much to do expect for snorkeling and diving. The underwater world is amazing. The matahari diving center was amazing!! On the whole Island kecil we did not have internet reach, only sometimes...

Thank nikki6-3-90
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Did our PADI at matahari. What an amazing experience. Staff is so friendly and relaxed. Special thanks to nocv, our instructor, couldnt think of a better person to learn from; calm, relaxed, friendly, social, funny and his enthousiasm about diving is really catchy! If you want to dive at perhentian, go to matahari i would say. Say hi to nocv...

Thank Wouter A
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We loved it here. Having arrived at 6am and trekked around panic stricken about finding somewhere to stay and coming across some pretty grim looking bungalows/chalets we were over the moon to find this gem. We stayed in a chalet which was a little more than we wanted to spend but was 100% worth it. We had a private room,...

2Thank ksdavies95
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We stayed in the Matahari chalets and did five dives with the attached dive shop so this is a combined review for the two. Diving Couldn't recommend the dive shop enough. Multi-lingual diving instructors. Small groups (even the groups doing courses were all small groups). Instructors very knowledgeable, very safe and hilariously good fun. Really were one of the best/the...

Thank JamesMcLaughlin
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here in a chalet as it was cheaper for 3 of us than the hostel. It was basic and clean and they gave us an extra mosquito net when we asked. Breakfast was included and was big and tasty. Staff are helpful and friendly and it is set back off the beach. Don't let the walk in put...

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Additional Information about Matahari Chalet

Address: Long Beach, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Terengganu > Pulau Perhentian Kecil
Price Range: ₹ 591 - ₹ 1,182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 124
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Matahari Chalet Hotel Pulau Perhentian Kecil
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“I recommend to you to take the AC room in the second floor. You will get few insects there. Still you need to bring your insects repellant.”
 of 5 bubbles Fadi_1990, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Just get the air con room if you have to stay here. Otherwise, perhaps consider other accommodation.”
 of 5 bubbles K3llyK, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Go for the ac if u don't want to be in the heat, it can get pretty hot in here during the summer.”
 of 5 bubbles darshini06, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't choose this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 33PaulS, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Don't pay extra for hot shower - chances are you won't use it. Partying? Perfect location. Resting and partying? Stay on Coral Bay.”
 of 5 bubbles JamesMcLaughlin, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
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