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The Datai Langkawi

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$418*
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Eastcote, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We bath loved this place. We stayed there for 5 nights and although it rained quite a bit we still enjoyed it. The staff were lovely and the food was excellent. It was pricey but still quite delicious. The rooms were well equipped and clean and you got all the soft drinks and water included, topped up every day. It...

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ArnaudGirodon, General Manager at The Datai Langkawi, responded to this review

Dear Belquis, Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent stay with us on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your rainforest experience at The Datai Langkawi especially the wildlife that surrounds us. I will pass your comments back to our team, they will be happy to hear that they assisted in making your stay a...

ilford
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was our second visit to The Datai it definitely wont be the last. It really does feel like home to home. The staff are amazingly friendly and can't seem to do enough for their guest. The Datai carters for couples and familys. There are two major pools, one for just adults and one for family's. The beach is beautiful...

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ArnaudGirodon, General Manager at The Datai Langkawi, responded to this review

Dear AbiHamid, It was a pleasure to have you and your family stay with us again, and we do appreciate you taking the time to share your experience of your stay on TripAdvisor. I am happy to hear that you had a wonderful holiday and thoroughly enjoyed all aspects of The Datai experience. I will pass your comments back to...

Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the best hotels I have ever been. Most hotels do not give you the complete experience, usually missing out on some fine details like having some things that are out of place, but not the datai. For a hotel that is 25 years old, it packs the complete experience. Built in the langkawi rainforest, it uses a lot...

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ArnaudGirodon, General Manager at The Datai Langkawi, responded to this review

Dear Maximus L, Thank you for choosing The Datai Langkawi as your home away from home, we deeply appreciate your loyalty to us. It has been a pleasure to have you staying with us again, and we do appreciate you taking the time to share your experience of your stay on TripAdvisor. It is truly gratifying to read that you...

Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

From the moment we stepped out of the taxi we sensed we were in a very special, a very serene place indeed. Our arrival signalled by the sounding of a gong, we were met by staff who were attentive, genuinely engaging and yet unpretentious. Our Datai rainforest villa, unobtrusive in the pristine jungle provided exceptional space and luxury; and with...

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Dear Len H, It is truly gratifying to read that you had such a wonderful stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to write this review and for selecting The Datai Langkawi as your home away from home. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your rainforest experience especially the wildlife that surrounds us, we are truly...

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unique resort, excellent location and great staff. We had a fantastic stay at the Datai. The place and surroundings are gorgeous. The white sand beach was immaculate. A perfect place to relax in nature.

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ArnaudGirodon, General Manager at The Datai Langkawi, responded to this review

Dear tjychab, Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent stay with us. I am happy to hear that you had a fantastic stay and thoroughly enjoyed all aspects of The Datai experience and hospitality. We do look forward to welcoming you back for more memorable moments. Kindest regards, Arnaud Girodon

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such an amazing hotel. Stayed here for 6 nights in May 2017. Very peaceful and serene hotel surrounded by the jungle and wildlife. Staff were excellent. Food was just amazing especially the Gulai restaurant. Great views. Amazing beach. Complimentary water sports. We tried kayaking which was a lot of fun. Very fresh and tasty breakfast. Saw lots of monkeys as...

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ArnaudGirodon, General Manager at The Datai Langkawi, responded to this review

Dear Shy A, It was a pleasure to have you stay with us, and we do appreciate you taking the time to share your experience of your stay on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your rainforest experience at The Datai Langkawi including the wildlife that surrounds us as well as the food and beach facilities. I...

West Byfleet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic stay at the Datai. Staff made you feel like you were the only guests there and it was a personal experience. Would love to go back after the refurbishment though I can't see how it needs to improve !

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Dear spjoyce, Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent stay with us. I am happy to hear that you had a wonderful holiday and the team took great care of you during your stay. We do look forward to welcoming you back for more memorable moments post refurbishment. Kindest regards, Arnaud Girodon

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We weren't guests at the datai, we were staying at the Danna. We had hired a car and drove a around the island and wondered if we would be able to have lunch here. The drive up was long and remote but the scenery was lovely. We were stopped by security as expected and asked if we were able to...

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ArnaudGirodon, General Manager at The Datai Langkawi, responded to this review

Dear Lucy C, Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your lunch with us while visiting Langkawi recently. We hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you again. Kindest regards, Arnaud Girodon

Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent only 3 days and wished we could stay for much longer. The Datai has all ingredients of a great resort - beautiful location, comfortable rooms, excelent facilities, great food, etc. but what really impressed us was amazing service throughout the hotel. All staff are trying to make any interaction very personal, everyone goes out of the way to...

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Dear Anton T, It was a pleasure to have you stay with us, and we do appreciate you taking the time to share your experience of your stay on TripAdvisor. I am happy to hear that you had a wonderful holiday and thoroughly enjoyed all aspects of The Datai experience especially the beautiful location as well as the beach. I...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the Four Seasons on our first trip to Langkawi two months ago as The Datai was fully booked. On that trip we ventured out to see what we were missing out on and fell in love with The Datai. As non hotel guests at that time, we were warmly greeted and had dinner at the Beach Club. We...

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Dear KerryWilliams56, It is truly gratifying to read that you and your family had such a wonderful stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to write this review and for selecting The Datai Langkawi as your resort of choice. I am pleased to hear that you liked the location of the resort being in the rainforest allowing you...

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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Airport Transportation
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Datai Langkawi is situated on the northwest tip of the island Langkawi in Malaysia. Located in a 10 million year old rainforest and overlooking the tranquil Datai Bay, awarded by National Geographic as one of the Top 10 beaches worldwide, the iconic property enchants with mesmerizing nature, visionary architecture, luxury and bespoke service. It's 54 rooms, 40 villas, 16 suites and 14 beach villas offer views of the surrounding nature. The award-winning dining outlets pay homage to the exotic flavours and culinary tradition of the region. Leisure facilities include two swimming pools; an award-winning spa and Els Club Teluk Datai - the most scenic 18-hole golf course in Southeast Asia designed by the golf legend Ernie Els. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Datai Langkawi

Address: Jalan Teluk Datai, Datai, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Kedah > Langkawi District > Langkawi > Datai
Price Range: £143 - £386 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Datai Langkawi 4*
Number of rooms: 124
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“Villa 26 in the rain forest overlooks a stream. Falling asleep to the sounds of the jungle is simply magical.”
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764lenh, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“the villas are scattered around the rainforest and property, so if u want view, better pick rooms in the main building.”
banjapat, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“The higher floors (level 3, 4 etc) are actually the lower floors. The lower floors (level 4) is closer to the steps leading to the beach.”
AZakry, 7 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask to stay in a rainforest villa rather than the main hotel - you wont regret it!”
HighWycombeJohn, 5 May 2017 | Read review
“Rainforest villas are still the best choice for the full experience”
DevoandDebski, 4 May 2017 | Read review
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