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“Good hotel within walking distance of the drop off pier”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of The Island Hotel

The Island Hotel
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The Island Hotel
Ranked #7 of 17 Pangkor B&B and Inns
Brisbane
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40 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Good hotel within walking distance of the drop off pier”
Reviewed 9 January 2013

Firstly, you can walk here from the Ferry pier, don't let the taxi drivers convince you that you need a taxi!
Good clean hotel, aircon, tv, ensuite and confortable beds. Location is poor, there is only one restaurant next door (good food though). To be fair though, you're likely going to be hiring a moped/bike/car during your stay on the island anyway, so this is not a problem. Mopeds are available for hire at around $13 per day. If not taxis are still cheap.
Overall good hotel with pleasant staff - i would stay here again.

  • Stayed December 2012, travelled as a couple
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Penang
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Reviewed 18 October 2012

This hotel is less than 10 minutes walk from the Pangkor pier.It is just 3 years old.The owner is a local guy.This hotel offers free Wifi throughout the hotel.We booked a room for 3 persons and there were 2 beds in the room. Each bed was neither single nor queen. We had to join those two beds in order to have comfortable space. The air con was working fine. Water pressure was low. No toiletries provided except toilet papers. The television was small and reception was bad. They should have added cable tv because during night time Pangkor is dead. I would not say this hotel is strategic because Pangkor is so small that it does not make much difference where you stay. There was no restaurant at this hotel.

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  • Stayed October 2012, travelled with friends
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Property: The Island Hotel
Address: 53 Jalan Pasir Bogak, Pangkor, Pulau Pangkor 32300, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Perak > Manjung District > Pulau Pangkor > Pangkor
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Ranked #7 of 17 B&Bs / Inns in Pangkor
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Island Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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