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“Friendly, very clean, relaxing island break.”
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Nipah Guesthouse
Ranked #1 of 18 Pangkor B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 7 February 2014

My wife and I have been traveling since 4 Oct 2013. We needed a break at a beach type place to relax and unwind. We picked Nipah Guesthouse based on the great reviews on Trip Advisor. The reviews are spot on. Alicia and Anuar, the owners, are extremely friendly and welcoming. The entire facility is spotless. The pool looks very new and inviting. The "cook it yourself" breakfast is well stocked and very tasty. It also creates an atmosphere where guests get to talking and share travel stories. The guest house sits a short walk down a side street, so there's no traffic noise. In fact, there's no noise at all at night. All in all, just the relaxing break we were looking for. One thing not to miss, every night at 6:30 PM, about a 2 minute walk going towards the beach, a gentleman feeds the horn bills banana pieces. He lets random people hold up banana and the horn bills pluck them gently, making for great photos.

  • Stayed: February 2014
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Reviewed 6 February 2014

Never been at a place where I felt so welcome from the first minute!! Actually already started before the vacation, when receiving useful information via Mail and Facebook.
The owners were most welcoming and made the stay a dream. Everything was clean and in good condition. After staying 10 days and having a good look around the villlage I must say, that there is no better place around Nipah.
Would, and already did, recommend this place to anyone who likes to stay in a relaxed atmosphere with FANTASTIC owners!!

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 January 2014

Everything's fine and mostly perfect, except for the blanket that is quite small for a queen size bed, and it's a little "fury" (or poky).
But overall, I love it! I like it too when the owners came out and have a little chit chat with the guests during breakfast hours. =)

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank january0901
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Reviewed 27 January 2014

Alicia and her husband are excellent hosts. Got a courtesy call on the way there asking what time we expected to arrive so the air conditioning could be on. Place is spotlessly clean and tidy. Accommodation is basic - but all works well. Cook your own breakfast concept works well. Wifi also seemed to be effective. Friendly hornbill who likes bread and is a daily visitor a definite bonus. Lots of advice on where to go and things to do. Very popular so recommend to book well in advance.

Stayed: January 2014, travelled with family
2  Thank 10Patrick
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Reviewed 23 January 2014

The best place we stayed in so far in Malaysia. Super clean, nice staff, absolutely the best price/quality ratio you can find. Alicia is a very welcoming hostess. Original breakfast formula of very good quality. Free coffee and tea all day long and warm and cold drinking water 24h/24! Bedding and sheets and towels of good quality. Good swimming pool with a lot of nice spaces to sit around. Absolutely well maintained place and Anuar, the owner is constantly improving the place. Alicia and Anuar prefer quality over quantity! They really deserve the best reviews!

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 January 2014

Alicia and Anuar have worked really hard to create a really delightful little guesthouse. I almost don't want to write this review in case it means it gets too busy to stay there again! It's excellent value for money (and I mean excellent, especially if you are a Westerner converting £ or Euro), it's spotlessly clean and they are superb hosts, along with their sweet daughter and Foxy the cat!

FACILITIES: The pool area is lovely to relax in, and deserted when we stayed there (off-peak), although I imagine it would be very different in holiday season - I know which I prefer! There are some sun loungers under shade, as well as the poolside itself in the sun. Nipah beach is just at the end of the road from the guesthouse, and Coral beach is a 10 min walk away, but worth it.

FOOD: Breakfast is a DIY buffet from 8-10.30am each day, with all the food and cooking utensils provided - a simple but very effective concept. There is also a fridge for residents to store any items they want to, which is handy. You can also relax in the dining area during the day, as it is quiet and nicely shaded from the sun. Hornbills will come and take food from you there, and they are very endearing birds. Just don't feed the monkeys!

ROOMS: Unless you are very close friends/family, or on a really tight budget, I'd say pick the room option bigger than specified for your group. We were 3, but found the Chalet a bit too small, so moved to the Guesthouse, which has 2 bedrooms and a separate living room space, compared to just 1 bedroom and no other living rooms in the Chalet. The rooms have AC and fans, even though we agreed the AC was too cold to keep on and made do with just the ceiling fans. The en-suite showers are cold (tepid) water, but Pangkor is pretty hot, so it's not an issue.

I highly recommend Nipah Guesthouse. As long as you don't book when I want to go again! :-)

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled with family
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3  Thank L_J_Berkshire
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Reviewed 10 January 2014 via mobile

This is the second time I have come to Nipah Guesthouse and it feels good to be back. Nipah Guesthouse is a relaxing place that is just steps from the beach. It is very well kept and very clean. The whole setting is warm and showcases Malaysian hospitality. The do it yourself breakfast buffet is a refreshing idea and has everything one would expect. I can recommend this place highly.

Stayed: January 2014, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Nipah Guesthouse

Address: Lot 4506 Teluk Nipah, Pangkor, Pulau Pangkor 32300, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Perak > Manjung District > Pulau Pangkor > Pangkor
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 18 B&Bs / Inns in Pangkor
Price Range: £26 - £91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nipah Guesthouse is a small and humble family-run guesthouse located in Nipah Bay and is a 5-minute walk from Nipah Beach and a 10-minute walk from Coral Beach. It offers tastefully decorated accommodation nestled in peaceful low-density surroundings. Each cosy room at Nipah Guesthouse Pangkor is fitted with attached bathroom and shower, air-condition, LCD TV and free wifi. There is an outdoor dipping pool and 4 cabanas for our in-house guests to use at any time. Guests will feel 'Home Away From Home'. ... more   less 
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