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Federal Villa Beach Resort
Ranked #50 of 104 Hotels in Langkawi
Reviewed 15 February 2012

Service - Average
- Checked-in at 2pm but received the room at 3pm.
- No coffee & tea facilities although stated it is one of the hotel facilities. (no big deal)
- Friendly staffs but poor follow up.

Value - Average
- Online Agents able to offer better rate than you directly contacted the hotel itself.
- Nice swimming pool / jacuzzi did compensate a little.

Sleep Quality - Poor
- The bed is poor and countless Mosquito in our rooms.

Cleanliness - Poor
- towels smelled badly. :-(

Location - Excellent
- 2 mins away from P.Cenang
- 10 mins away from Airport
- 20 mins away from Kuah / Pantai Kok

Rooms - Poor
- Old room / furniture (since 1990 ?? not sure)

  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 4 February 2012

We stayed for one week and were really satisfied with the hotel. It's really the same as Holiday Villa but cheaper. They got the same entrance and breakfast etc u cannot really tell whether you're staying in FV or HV. The beach is quite peaceful, not crowded as Cenang. Big trees give shade plus there are plenty of sun rests.. Taxi drive to Kuah as well as Oriental village not more than 24 RM.

Great service overall, more than good looking at the price overall :)

  • Stayed: January 2012
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2  Thank Toppaset
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Reviewed 1 February 2012

Stayed at The Holiday Villa in Nov 2011 and at The Federal Villa 7 weeks later (lucky me!!) Here's a comparison for those of you undecided between the 2:
Check-in for both hotels is at The Holiday Villa, a staff member helped us with our luggage to the Federal Villa next door, about 4 mins away.
The room was a bit smaller, mainly due to the fact it didn't have a bed-setee, the balcony was smaller, the flat screen TV was smaller. There was more space in the bathroom as there was a shower but no bath.
The best thing about The Federal Villa was the peacefulness, away from the reception and pool area I slept much better.
No hair dryer in the bathroom either but you can get one from reception.
The biggest difference between the 2 hotels is the price - Federal is around half price!! This is is a no brainer for me - I've stayed at the Pelangi a few times too but I think the Federal Villa offers the best value accommodation in the Pantai Tengah/Cenang area and will definately stay there again on my next visit to the beautiful Island of Langkawi :-)

  • Stayed: January 2012
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4  Thank ScubaDeano
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Reviewed 30 January 2012

The Federal Villa is part of the Holiday Villa Complex. The rooms in the Federal are just as good but slightly cheaper. This is about are 10th visit to this hotel and we love it. Fantastic beach - vast grassed area with huge trees for shade and one of the biggest pools in Malaysia.
Not renowned for it's cuisine but the breakfast is more than adequate with a very large selection. We normally stay for two months of the year, enjoying the fantastic weather in Jan/Feb/Mar

Room Tip: The bungalows at the federal are super
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  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Timothy_George1
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Reviewed 25 January 2012

If you wanna enjoy a holiday on the beach and feel nature, I think here is the place. U can spend all the day on the beach. We enjoyed simple time goes slow there. Especially it's nice to walk through the long beach in the morning. The swimming pool is big enough. Breakfast has many choices.
As someone left comments, it's not 5 stars hotel so some stuff missing but it has all we need so I think as the price of hotel it's all right. But I don't recommend it to someone wants something luxury.

  • Stayed: February 2011
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2  Thank Komarn
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Reviewed 16 December 2011

we were 12 people together. the service & room quality was quite commendable for family stay. But the beach side BBQ party was nothing but a waste of money. The swimming pool was superb, but one of the swimming pool staff behaved rudely with my sister, that was a very shocking part ever received.

  • Stayed: November 2011, travelled with family
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Thank MORSHEDULMANNAN
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Reviewed 3 December 2011

Last time we went to Langkawi we stayed at the Holiday Villa so this time we thought we'd try the cheaper rooms. There was very little difference. Maybe the rooms were a bit older and dated but we weren't there to sit in our rooms! A 2 minute walk through the lovely grounds to the beach and pool with plenty of loungers and shade. The beach was clean and not crowded. The pool was great - loved the pool bar! All the staff we met were friendly and helpful. The only time we went to Reception was for check in and check out which was fast and friendly. We ate all our meals outside the resort - can highly recommend Cactus just across the road! We didn't need or want our rooms cleaned every day, but when we did the cleaners did a good job. If you want a relaxed holiday and don't want to be waited on hand and foot stay here!

  • Stayed: November 2011, travelled with family
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6  Thank lokipoo
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Additional Information about Federal Villa Beach Resort

Address: Lot 1968 Pantai Tengah Jalan Kedawang, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Kedah > Langkawi District > Langkawi
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#19 On the Beach Hotel in Langkawi
#20 Spa Hotel in Langkawi
Price Range: £41 - £73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Federal Villa Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 88
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