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Larnaca, Cyprus
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is one of the best hotels I have stayed in this type of vacation, if travelling up to the park this hotel has reasonable prices, very good staff helpfully and the only restaurant in the area that has a bit of western food. I recommend it without hesitation

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We recently stayed here for 3 nights during a 3 week trip around Malaysia & it was excellent accomodation. We were in Chalet 42 which was a good size and always very clean, with good air con. All the staff around the resort are very friendly. It was January so be warned - it's rainy season! The food at the...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Me and my husband visited Taman Negara for 3 days during Christmas holidays. We booked a Chalet ( number 20) . The resort is beautiful and well maintained. Yes, agree with some reviews that the furniture is old or run down but when you are staying in jungle let's not expect a 5 star facility. I loved the way it...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 5D4N with my entire family (7 adults & 1 child), booked 4 regular chalet. Place was maintained so well & clean inside a national park, very friendly staff and restaurant serve good local & international cuisine. Surprise !! we got one of our chalet upgraded to Deluxe chalet Main attractions are Jungle walk,Night safari,Canopy walk & Rapid shooting....

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here two nights in just before Christmas. We arrived after the sunset and It was very exotic: first take a small boat in the darkness over the "wild" river. Then walk up all the stairs beautifully lit with lights and then enter the open reception with a huge hornbill bird sitting in the fence. After check in we...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just spent two incredible days at this resort during our Malaysia honeymoon round trip and we did not want to leave. Everything from our spacious bungalow suite, the scenery, the animal sightings, the activities offered, the staff and the food was just spectacular. We were traveling with our two year old daughter and the hotel staff went out of...

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Wiltshire, England
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If this was based only on the activities I would score higher but the room we stayed in needed a good clean, it clearly hasn't been given one in a long time - I cleaned the shower with the showe gel and face cloth before using it. No matter how basic a room is I do expect it to be...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Leaving the highway, we crossed the river to the Mutiara Taman Nagara Resort. Set at the edge of the world's oldest rainforest, we heard the birds of the forest, the monkeys, and the distant popping of the motorboats on the river. Air-conditioners provide relief from the tropical afternoons. The dining room and internet lounge are open to the winds. Throughout...

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Albufeira, Portugal
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nice accommodation on the chalets! Still the same as 8 years ago, when I was here! Breakfast is quite good for a resort in the middle of the jungle!! There is wifi in the reception but not in the rooms, but if came to he heart of the rainforest, that's not the purpose.. Rain forest is amazing! All activities are...

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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

If not for the golf buggy service vehicle driving past our room (No 11) all night.... grrrr We stayed six nights solely for bird watching. We did see many fantastic birds and recorded over 70 species. The board walks and hide immediately behind the resort were fantastic. Our cabin was spacious and well appointed. We did have a major problem...

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Mutiara Taman Negara Resort, PahangDiscover the wonders of an ancient forest at Mutiara Taman Negara. Pitch tent or check-into this forest reserve and bask in the natural surroundings of the Taman Negara park. Mutiara Taman Negara, an eco-tourism Resort that offers a variety of accommodation types promises guests this unique experience with basic amenities and sufficient modern comforts. A virgin jungle expanse covering 4,343 square kilometres, Taman Negara was established in 1939 and is the largest park in peninsular Malaysia reputed to be The Best Kept Tropical Rainforest, thanks to its protected status. With minimal damage to this special ecosystem, Mutiara Taman Negara is dimly lit to avoid scaring off wildlife and conserves energy. Everything used is biodegradable and all the wooden chalet interiors are made of natural produce. Guests at Mutiara Taman Negara will wake to the drone of cicadas, the chirping of bird species new to them and a myriad of other unfamiliar sounds that form a consistent cacophony unique to rainforests. You will begin their adventure at your door step or veranda which makes a perfect perch especially for nocturnal sightings. Sighting wildlife outside the chalet is a norm and the fruit season attracts the most number of wildlife, from the mischievous long tailed macaques, the beautiful chestnut-breasted malkoha and the thorny porcupine to the gentle slow loris. The ancient life forms that blanket Taman Negara are impressive and during each visit, Mutiara Taman Negara gives its visitors the opportunity to glimpse at the flora and fauna species estimated at 10,000 plants, 150,000 insects, 25,000 invertebrates, 675 birds, 270 reptiles, 250 freshwater fish and 200 mammals. Some of the flora and fauna found in Taman Negara are rare or indigenous to this country. If you are not travelling with a group, you can plan your trip to Mutiara Taman Negara well before you arrive or enlist the help of guides at the Park Centre. Things to do at Mutiara Taman Negara include river cruises, guided walks, bird watching, fishing, swimming by waterfalls and night safaris. The world’s longest suspended canopy walk is the most popular activity in this rainforest and you have to be prepared to queue for a while. Secured 40 metres above the forest floor, visitors have a good vantage point from here and if lucky, you can sight some curious animals. The only people who are allowed to hunt and forage are its original inhabitants, the Orang Asli people who still live a nomadic lifestyle. They farm, fish and hunt in the park and nowadays play host to curious visitors armed with flashy cameras. The women may shy away but the men folk can put on a show with some advance notice. Travelling to Mutiara Taman Negara, guests can either do the four hour scenic drive down or board a coach from a designated location in Kuala Lumpur for a 3 hour drive down followed by a 3 hour boat trip down river ... more   less 

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Address: Kuala Tahan, Kuala Tahan 27000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Pahang > Jerantut District > Kuala Tahan
Price Range: $61 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mutiara Taman Negara 3*
Number of rooms: 103
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“We stayed in Chalet Number 40. Quiet and not too far to walk either way (to restaurant/jetty or jungle boardwalk.”
 of 5 bubbles wildfirejc, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“all of the room are in perfectly place,the dorm too,view on the jungle,or view on the beautiful garden,it s after you,what you prefer..”
 of 5 bubbles nanimontreuil, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“for a quieter more nature feels choose the furthers chalet from the restaurants.”
 of 5 bubbles Fadli1980, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Check a map so you can ask for a room close to the forest, or close to the common spaces ( restaurant, etc), (300 meter difference).”
 of 5 bubbles gypsywannabe1538, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“please booked direct with Mutiara don't do the mistake i done.”
 of 5 bubbles DLanun, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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