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Wurzburg, Germany
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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed the night in a tent, because the double room seems to be to expensive for its standard. We got a mattresse without sheets and a one-person tent, which was really small for two small persons. So many mozzies and it was so hot. We just had the chance to sleep 2-3 hours, because outside was a party..

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Arriving in late August (height of busy season) with no. Booking we had very little option in terms of accommodation on pulau perhentian Kecil. We were very lucky to get a room in maya chalet - they operate mostly on a walk in chalet. Our room was very hot and the fan didn't work very well. We had a private... More 

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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The islands are probably one of the most stunning,and beautiful in the world. Amazing beaches,crystal clear warm oceans great for diving and snorkeling.it is a bit of a trek to get there but well well worth it. The accommodation is grand,yes its basic but you don't visit these islands to stay in your room.Food excellent staff very friendly Saw plenty... More 

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Semporna District, Malaysia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Because everything was full we were forced to sleep in a tent at Maya. Although we didn't regret it at all. The staff were really helpful and friendly. They set up our tent. It is cheap, and it created a real cosy camp feeling!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 21 May 2016

Location is good as it is just next to the dive centre that we engaged with, Anti Gravity. I only stayed there for one night and stayed the rest of my nights at Senja Bay. The one night when I stayed there was a nightmare. I couldn't sleep the whole night when I was there as there were bugs biting... More 

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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Turned up on a Friday and everywhere was fully booked on coral bay so he let us stay in a tent for the night as rooms were available the following day, stayed 4 nights in total. Rooms were fine for us on a budget, 50 a night double bed, big ceiling fan, cold shower and toilet in the room did... More 

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Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Zani and the friendly and accommodating staff at Maya made for a memorable stay. The chalet is very very basic and could do with a coat of paint (and a sink in room #4😳), but it was clean and the view from the bed was breathtaking. Maya chalet is great for a cheap and easy dive holiday with Anti Gravity... More 

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Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Spent four nights here last month whilst visiting the Perhentian Islands. This guesthouse is located on the more chilled out side of the island, right on the beach. The rooms are very basic. The mattress & pillows were filthy and the mosquito net had lots of big holes in it. The fan gives no relief from the muggy heat. For... More 

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Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

We stayed 3 night in this place and we don't have any problem We were comfortable with our room and with the owner his very kind he help us. We ask about other places where to go how to get there ect ect.. He book our bus ticket to Penang and the price was right. So for us no problem... More 

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Norrkoping, Sweden
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Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

Stayed in one of the beach bungalows next to Angel Divers at Maya's Guesthouse for two weeks. This is definitely the best location on Coral Bay, only 20 meters from the water. The staff is great and extremely helpful with everything, felt like good friends already after a day or two. Rooms where nice and clean, fresh sheets and towels... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to The Maya Resort. Beautiful central location on Coral Bay, the 'Sunset side' of Perhentian Kecil. Four beach-front rooms, plus eight rooms fringing tranquil, half acre garden. All en-suite and fan cooled. 'Nightlife' of Long Beach just 10 minutes walk away. Nearby restaurants serving fresh BBQ fish plus local / western dishes. Adjacent Dive resorts with full range of PADI courses. Or there's snorkeling, boat trips, volleyball, jungle walks, reading, sunbathing...zzzz! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Maya Guesthouse

Address: Coral Bay | Kuala Besut, Pulau Perhentian Kecil 22300, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Terengganu > Pulau Perhentian Kecil
Price Range: $9 - $25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Maya Guesthouse Hotel Pulau Perhentian Kecil
Maya Beach Hotel
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“Don't choose the side room near to the generator, it was real noisy!”
 of 5 bubbles MY04, 21 May 2016 | Read review
“Don't book through an agent, just go there directly and hopefully you get something nice.”
 of 5 bubbles SuperGast, 19 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Go for seaview room if you have more budget.”
 of 5 bubbles Jazelly, 30 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Sea view room has the best view.”
 of 5 bubbles traveller81_KL, 17 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Thought both there room options were fair value compared to other places if wanting a cheaper option choose the garden chalets 80rm or splash the cash for a Sea view for 120rm.”
 of 5 bubbles funkymonkeyChiangmai, 12 Sep 2013 | Read review
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