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The Datai Langkawi

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Overview
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gulai house”(285 reviews)
“rainforest villa”(83 reviews)
“thai restaurant”(182 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

We have been living in Shanghai for the last 5 years. Recently we have returned to Singapore and wanted to check out Langkawi Datai. Lo and behold, we were disappointed but eager for the new look. We stayed at the St Regis and drove to...More

5  Thank irenebuhrfeindt
Response from ArnaudGirodon, General Manager at The Datai LangkawiResponded 17 April 2018

Dear irenebuhrfeindt, Thank you for your note and loyal support. Together with the team, we look forward to welcome you back to our refreshed home in the rainforest when we reopen our doors again. Kindest regards, Arnaud Girodon

Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel prior to renovation. It was absolutely amazing. The service was impeccable and the hotel has a wow factor throughout. It is set 20-30 minutes drive into a rain forest with its own private sandy white beach. The lobby is open...More

3  Thank Nae8m
Response from ArnaudGirodon, General Manager at The Datai LangkawiResponded 17 April 2018

Dear Nae8m, It was a pleasure to have you and your family stay with us in November 2017, 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 an amazing...More

Reviewed 28 March 2018

We stayed for 5 nights in May 2017. We booked one of the rainforest villas it was super luxury huge and very romantic. The bedroom was huge with a king size bed wood floors and a sofa area. Double doors opened to the bathroom also...More

4  Thank Pasarell
Response from ArnaudGirodon, General Manager at The Datai LangkawiResponded 10 April 2018

Dear Pasarell, It is truly gratifying to read that you had such a wonderful stay with us in May 2017 and thank you for taking the time to write this review. I am happy to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your Rainforest Villa and the...More

Reviewed 6 March 2018

The best aspect of the resort is arguably it's location at Datai Bay - a tropical paradise overlooking the Strait of Malacca to Thailand. Explore the jungle with resident naturalist Mr. Irshad Mobarak or swim Datai Bay at night amongst the bioluminescent organisms! I stayed...More

Thank Doc888
Response from ArnaudGirodon, General Manager at The Datai LangkawiResponded 12 March 2018

Dear Doc888, Thank you for taking the time to write this review and we are truly blessed to be custodian of this magnificent location. It is also truly gratifying to read that you had a pleasant stay and thoroughly enjoyed the rainforest experience as well...More

Reviewed 18 February 2018

This was a working holiday! I know😊 The welcome was amazing and I remember the entrance hall with pond and tiny frogs.... beautiful. The room had amazing views and balcony often monkeys watching in and birds of paradise. Maid service exceptional, exotic flowers on the...More

Thank Becs B
Response from ArnaudGirodon, General Manager at The Datai LangkawiResponded 1 March 2018

Dear Becs B, Many thanks for your kind review and delighted to hear that you and your family had a wonderful stay with us. I am also pleased that our services and offerings made such a positive impression, delivering to a great resort experience throughout...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Restaurant
Room Service
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
Meeting Rooms
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Golf course
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$340 - US$1,458 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$340 - US$1,458 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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andynath1
6 July 2018|
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Response from Doc888 | Reviewed this property |
Given guests of The Datai go there for the peace and serenity of the jungle ambiance and to escape family-oriented resorts with screaming children and crying babies, my short answer would be no. However, if you booked a... More
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Emoore8
16 May 2018|
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Response from elliesookram | Reviewed this property |
I think they are reopening in July if Im not mistaken.
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AWoo80
28 May 2017|
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Response from AbiHamid | Reviewed this property |
My family I stayed in Villa 1 and there was no pool. To my understanding there are villas with its own pool but they are small pools. There is also two villas sharing a larger pool. I hope this helps.
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"All 3 rooms I saw were amazing!"
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"Upper level for a better view. Only 3 floors though. NO bad views no matter where you are i think."
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"All rooms are great. For uber luxury pick a villa in the rainforest or a beach villa!"
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"The beach villas are stunning"
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