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    The Reef Dive Resort

    Mataking 91000, Malaysia
    011 60 89-770 022
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    2017-10-292017-10-30
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 7 September 2012

    Our week in mataking has been fantastic! We spent there the last part of our Malaysian trip and after all that travelling (two families with five little kids,) Mataking was really a nice present. Our kids were thrilled, snorkleling was beautiful, we could see the...More

    Thank Lida71
    Response from ReefBorneoSabah, General Manager at The Reef Dive ResortResponded 8 September 2012

    Dear Lida Thank you for choosing The Reef Dive Resort as the magical island for your vacation. We are glad to hear that your family and friends were satisfied and happy. Fantastic. is the word you have described and it will make us strive harder...More

    Reviewed 19 August 2012

    The ones who have gone tru borneoarrives in mataking will definitely enjoy. The hotel is located in a perfect location, far away enough from the dirty water of semporna... The dive center is extremely well equipped, staff is generaly friendly, not missing of initiatives... The...More

    5  Thank Gaetanalix H
    Response from ReefBorneoSabah, General Manager at The Reef Dive ResortResponded 30 August 2012

    Dear Gaetan Thank you for choosing The Reef Dive Resort as your Preferred Vacation Destination. I did not have the privilege of meeting you during my absence. Your comment will help us improve our Quality and we certainly look forward to serve you again and...More

    Reviewed 10 June 2012

    I have read all the reviews on this site and feel compelled to write my own. I wouldn't say this was a five star hotel experience but it was in terms of character, warmth and charm. We stayed for 4 days 3 nights, my two...More

    5  Thank GoodReviews26
    Management response:Responded 10 July 2012

    Thank you so much for your review and we at The Reef Dive Resort will be looking forward to Serve you again and again. We are most glad that you have enjoyed your stay with us and we have managed to satisfy your children's needs....More

    Reviewed 20 May 2012

    My husband and I stayed here for a 5 day 4 night diving package and loved every minute of it. The water was clear, the beaches were white and gorgeous and the marine life superb. We stayed in a beach side chalet and loved it....More

    2  Thank expat_brit_9
    Management response:Responded 10 July 2012

    Thank you so much for reviewing The Reef Dive Resort We were glad that you have had a great holiday. Your comment was most appreciated and as a result; we will be doubling up our effort in readiness for the busy periods. We assure everyone...More

    Reviewed 12 May 2012

    It was simply beautiful. Great service, great views, great food, great diving spots. There were two islands for this resort, so it is a bit more fun to stay here than other water resort--although water bungalow has its own beauty too. We went to Maldives...More

    2  Thank Ursulaliu
    Management response:Responded 10 July 2012

    Thank you Ursula for your review We at The Reef Dive Resort looks forward to SERVE you again and again. We were most glad that your stay with us brought excellent memory. We will strive even harder to satisfy our Valued Guests. Thank you once...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Spa
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • Price range
    • US$524 - US$524 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 49
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    • Mataking
    • Also Known As
    • Pulau Mataking Reef Dive Hotel Pulau Sipadan
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    Tricia F
    8 August 2017|
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    Response from UndiscoveredWorld | Reviewed this property |
    I only used the Wi-Fi that was provided at the resort. Be warned though, it's slow.
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    19 January 2017|
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    Response from Berry_Ranger | Reviewed this property |
    if you have any food restriction, you may inform this upon reservation then make clear with the restaurant staff again on arrival. the chef can prepare one special dish for you then have a look what you could have from the... More
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    9 February 2016|
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    Response from Francesco P | Reviewed this property |
    You need to take a boat from Semporna for about 45 minutes. From Sepilok is quite far. Please be aware that most of the guests are Chinese and therefore food is mainly chinese.
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    "Ask for renovated rooms. Garden View Nos 1 - 8 are closest to the dive center."
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    "Villas are facing west and is near to reception, restaurant, jetty and dive centre"
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