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Gem Island Resort & Spa

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 7 July 2013

After reading all the reviews, I was expecting something really amazing and to be honest I was a little bit disappointed - more so on the upkeep of the resort than anything else. When we got into the room, there were bugs in the sink and it was quite dirty. For me, a clean bathroom / sink can really make...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 6 July 2013 via mobile

We love it here. Everything is done efficiently and with a great warm smile. The room is clean and airy. Love the view of the island in front of our balcony and watch the fishes swimming just outside at high tide. The service is excellent and everything we are asked for is answered within 10 mins. A special thanks to...

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1Thank susanyong
Singapore
Reviewed 1 July 2013

My family booked a water villa (given room 12) and had a good time at the resort for 2 nights. The trip to the island via the speed boat was no hassle and done within 10 minutes. Check in was simple and fast. The room is spacious with king sized bed, day bed and a balcony (from which we could...

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Turin, Italy
Reviewed 26 June 2013

Here We had one of most beautiful experiences in Malaysia! If you are looking for a wonderful paradise to spend some days in, there you go! Amazing context of Pulau Gemia and Pulau Kapas, our kids loved baby turtle nursery beside kids pool, we were lucky and assisted to baby turtle release and turtle eggs unclenching in the sand. What...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 24 June 2013

I only stayed in the hotel for 1 night, but next time I am on the East Coast of Malaysia, I will be heading back here. The staff were all so friendly and helpful, from the moment we arrived until we left. The food was nice and the views were stunning. Lots of coral, and a very nice, but small...

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1Thank notnem9
Porto, Portugal
Reviewed 23 June 2013
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1Thank JoanaPinto75
Reviewed 9 June 2013

Very efficient customer service when I called to enquire about the snorkeling gears. Upon reaching the jetty, the boatsman called me by name and guided me to the boat. Felt very welcomed. In the resort the corals were fantastic. For a first time snorkler like me I was fascinated and speechless. The staff mr. zam, Bob wie and Ali was...

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Reviewed 31 May 2013
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 31 March 2013

The resort is fantastic very private, good for family retreat with a clear sea but sand is not that fine as in redang island. Food are great, except the last day of breakfast they should keep the bread and drinks warm. Water Villa is nice except the pillow which I believe is time to change as it is developing yellowish...

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1Thank 648Explorer648
Europe
Reviewed 26 March 2013

Really enjoyed my stay at Gem Island. It was my idea of paradise. Gorgeous island, beautiful accomodation and good food.If you want to splash out this is the palce to go. The only criticisms I have of the place are the odd hours they power down- I think the morning would be more suitable and it is not made clear...

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The resort have 45 sea frontage villas, comprising of 2 suites, 4 hideaway Villas, 4 Premier Villas and 35 water villas. All villas are equipped with air conditioning and king sized beds with aside lounger. All villas have a balcony with a swing chair for your convenience. Villas are all ensuite with a toilet and shower room. The resort is built on the ridges of the coastline, thus preserving the hills and its natural physical formation. There is a main beach and 2 other smaller beach for your private use. There is a restaurant where all meals are served there. Seaport facilities like kayaking and snorkelling are also available. Guided snorkelling is also available upon request with minimum of 4 pax. Airport transfer can be arrange upon request with some charges. Rates are available on our official website. Thank you and hope to see you in Gem Island soon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gem Island Resort & Spa

Address: Lot 2804 Jalan Rusila | Daerah Marang Terengganu, Marang 21600, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Terengganu > Marang
Price Range: $98 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gem Island Resort & Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 45
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Gem Island Hotel Marang
Gem Island Resort And Spa
Gem Island Resort & Spa Malaysia/Marang, Terengganu
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
over a year ago
wazaruha Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Reviewed this property
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Hi mike ; from my experienced there is no Wifi available .

over a year ago
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CheokHor Penang Island, Malaysia Reviewed this property
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You have a choice of western and Oriental meal. Both are very good. Price is very reasonable.

1 day ago
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Jasmin M Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Reviewed this property
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I'm not sure about the package but they can organise it for you.

7 months ago
Singapore, Singapore
ChengWooiGemIsland Terengganu, Malaysia Property representative
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Here are the boat schedule :

Marang Jetty to Resort 9.00AM / 11.00AM / *1.00PM (Not Available on Friday) / 3.00PM

Resort to Marang Jetty 9.30AM / 11.30AM / *1.30PM (Not Available on Friday) / 3.30PM

Try to book the morning flight on arrival and after flight on the departure day.

over a year ago
ChengWooiGemIsland Terengganu, Malaysia Property representative
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For guest who don't eat alot they can go for villa & breakfast option, if they order form ala carte menu the price per meal start from RM20++.

over a year ago

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“Choose a nearer villa to the lobby (more frequently occupied). Otherwise the room will be not be well maintained and dirty. Long walk.”
Travel1122Malaysia, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I would go for the water villas....”
GabrielleT726, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for water villa with good view as we observed the furthest from reception may not offer the same view”
HPillai, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 3 and room 4 standalone water villas , best for gentle breeze from both sides”
tychan, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Choose room 04”
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saramK5407PW, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
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