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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Desa Motel is a small family run lodging with a large laundry business operating separately. The laundry office is where you book in. 10 units with a small neat garden and common area that divides the accommodation units. At night, the outside is well lit to go back to your room. We stayed at the delux villa which had a...

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Lahore
Reviewed 25 July 2016

In Langkawi, there are plenty of accommodation options. I will suggest places close to beach rather than in Kuah town. (After all, you are here for the beach). In that respect its location is good. Beaches are at walking distance and there is a good food outlet right in front. If you can have your car, parking is no problem....

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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 5 nights and it was ojay but not more. Rooms too big without windows, had no electricity for a whole day and also wifi did not work for 3 days. Bed sheet had some holes, was clean but ridiculously thin. The bathroomfloor was always wet after showering and the sand stayed at the floor. There is s...

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Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

We experienced an over-supply of bedbugs during our stay last year. We presented the creatures to the owner and his wife. First, they disputed the findings. Second, they assured us that each room would be fumigated during the summer slow season. Obviously, no action was taken, which leave us to believe that their assurances were fabricated and duplicitous. Their lack...

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Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

This hotel is, pleasant. The rooms are very large and offer great a/c. The location is a 15/20 minute walk from the strip of shops and restaurants. My issue was with the staff, when we arrived they didn't have our booking and the guy who seems to be the boss had to check his emails to see we'd booked through...

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Maroochydore, Australia
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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Poole, United Kingdom
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...

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Deventer, Overijssel, Netherlands
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...

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St Helier, United Kingdom
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...

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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...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Desa Motel

Address: Pantai Tengah, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Kedah > Langkawi District > Langkawi > Pantai Tengah
Price Range: $23 - $36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Desa Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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Desa Hotel Langkawi
Desa Motel Langkawi/Pantai Tengah
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