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Desa Motel
Ranked #6 of 7 Hotels in Pantai Tengah
Reviewed 9 March 2016

one of those hotels which have suffered from lack of maintenance, taps leaking, toilet not flushing, lights not working,air con old,tv didn't work' etc,etc. no actual front desk with maps or info, call into the laundry, pick up your key from some very uninterested girls and you won't see anyone again. disappointed.

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  • Stayed: February 2016, travelled solo
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Reviewed 1 March 2016

I had read reviews and although bedbugs had been mentioned, it was two years ago.
On arrival in Langkawi, the Desa was full but I took a look at one of the rooms which was large, clean and good value for money.
Two days later we booked in for five days. I removed the sheets and examined the mattress which looked new.
First night a little itching so sprayed the room with Baygone,
Second night my girlfriend woke with bites all over her arm and we decided to move on.
We collected a couple of the little blighters and showed them to the manager explaining that we have to leave,
We were offered another room but found more bugs.
We were given 2 days refund but not the refund for the night we left, consequently had to pay for two rooms for one night.
Our room was number 3 and the one offered was number4...Maybe other rooms are OK

  • Stayed: February 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

After starting our stay on Langkawi quite horrible (Anz hotel) we changed to this place. I think we made the right choice! The room we booked had two queen sized beds, a decent bathroom and even a separate entry-hall (complete with fan). The tv had a usb slot which allowed us to relax in the evening and watch some of our own series. The Internet connection was great, even though our room was the furthest from the reception. This place has it's own launderette, which allowed for a much-needed batch of clean clothes. The garden is not much to speak of but it does give the whole place a little more appeal. Overall we had a good stay here!

Stayed: February 2016, travelled as a couple
1  Thank Reinold S
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Reviewed 20 August 2015

Visited the motel again march 2015 the lady on reception was very abrupt and unwelcoming I explained I had stayed there previously and said hello to the lady cleaner .I mentioned my previous stay and asked about room rates quoting what I had paid before at the same time last year she said she would not negotiate on the new prices and walked off into the laundry never to return so much for a good revue .I ended up staying with a lovely local family at the CD DAMAI INN ten minuets up the road who couldn't do enough for you at a very good price i enjoyed it so much so I stayed for three weeks check it out its a bit of a distance from the beach but on a bike 5 to 1o minuets .

  • Stayed: March 2015, travelled solo
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3  Thank dobin_8
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Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

We stayed there for 2 nights. Was told that the motel is fronting the beach. But, we only had the beach sand in front of our motel! The beach is still far to see by the eyes.
The room is spacious. Come with basic furnitures, mini fridges and kettle.

The location considered strategic as very close to pantai cenang. You may take a 1km walk to the beach and high street shops.

Food wise, i felt that Langkawi itself have varieties to serve my stomach. Each food tasted feel so good. So don't mind with package with no breakfast.

May consider to stay there again. Inexpensive, clean and close to pantai cenang. But not too close la..

Stayed: June 2014
2  Thank Fadzil O
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Additional Information about Desa Motel

Address: Pantai Tengah, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Kedah > Langkawi District > Langkawi > Pantai Tengah
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Ranked #6 of 7 Hotels in Pantai Tengah
Price Range: ₹ 1,225 - ₹ 2,128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Desa Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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