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Reviewed 1 week ago

In terms of accommodation and price these chalets are as good as pretty much anything else available in Cherating and better than some. The kitchen is less well equipped than many in Cherating but there's plenty of cutlery and crockery and a double gas hob, so the basics are covered. Lots of cats who the people here are very nice...

Thank Tim S
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We really liked this place. Nice chalets with a veranda in a well kept garden. The chalets are simple, but with enough space and they have a closet and a nice bed (and a good mosquito net!) which was big enough for us and our little daughter. There’s also airco and wifi. Chalets are close together, also close to the...

Thank friestijl
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Their e-mail isn't working, but when you arrive by bus you can call them. There are very friendly people, willing to show you the firefly, private beach, turtle, night market and other places around. Nice room, nice budget. Go here! There is no atm so take enough money with you.

Thank Vianne S
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

I've stayed in Payung in all 3 of my visits to Cherating. Generally it is a good place to stay; perfect for budget travellers. Do expect some company when visiting the toilet, not that I mind frogs. Located beside the river, you may rent a kayak. The guesthouse is situated 5 minutes away from the beach and it is in...

1Thank ericvoong
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Booked a bungalow and made a payment that was authorized through its online website and Paypal.Received a confirmation email about bungalow booking. Unfortunately when we arrived at the hotel after a long drive from the city, the owner informed there is no booking pertaining to this and all bungalows are fully booked, in a rude manner. Furthermore, the landlord informed...

3Thank pixiedaisie
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 January 2016

I booked this place for next week and have paid the deposit upfront. I was trying to arrange transport with them and the emails have just ceased. The website is no longer there and the phone doesn't work. I've had to make last minute alternative arrangements as it seems like the place is no longer there.

5Thank Jessica d
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 3 January 2016

i book really last minute but manage to call the owner he was nice too help book the place wthout us paying any deposit. He shared a few places to have lunch at the town. perfect host. simple, comfortable and affordable place to stay

1Thank syedazrul88
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

I come here once a year since 2008 for surfing during the monsoon season. Payung's quaint little chalets has got its ups and downs over the years. Recent stay reflects notable maintenance and hospitality. Place is remarkably clean (check out the louvre windows, even those are clean!) - bare but clean toilets - clean beds with mosquito nettings - towels...

1Thank w3ndy2015
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Cherating didn't have the best weather when we went, but Payung did well as a shelter despite how basic it was. Kampung styled chalets with clean towels and sheets, new air-conditioning, mostly functional Wi-Fi and a few boards to rent, the place was cozy and did it for the two of us. Nick who runs the place is a great...

Thank samlimja
Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

Cerating is generally overpriced, but is a lovely relaxed beach scene without the modern embellishments of high rise and high pressure. Most accommodation is chalet style. At Payung Guesthouse you get clean well run chalets, a companionable atmosphere, and the extraordinarily friendly and helpful Mr Nick. He will organize activities, advise on food and drink, or explain your transport options....

Thank Frank R

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Address: Kuantan, Pahang Darul Makmur, Cherating, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Pahang > Kuantan District > Cherating
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Payung Guesthouse Hotel Cherating
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“there is only one room with water heater so book fast”
 of 5 bubbles syedazrul88, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“As this is a back packer place no swimming pool or fitness centre only a hut so no rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles nomadgran, 17 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Perhaps ask for closer to the river, might be a bit more quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles AussieAbroad011, 16 Nov 2014 | Read review
“There is a bar located next door to the complex towards the rear so if you are a light sleeper ask for a room as far away from that as possible”
 of 5 bubbles rbbj1, 13 May 2014 | Read review
“Chalets are quieter near to front”
 of 5 bubbles 662andrewd662, 24 Oct 2013 | Read review
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