For our last backpacking trip to Langkawi, we decided to go a little something different from our last trip- staying in the dorms at Gecko Guest house. Don’t get us wrong, Gecko was excellent with their friendly backpacker atmosphere and all, but we decided to splurge a little and have ourselves a beach front chalet instead this time. The idea of waking up to the clear turquoise water and skies some how seemed so appealing after coming back from our trip from Koh Lipe. We didnt want to have “beautiful sea and beach” syndrome. You know after a week in heaven @ Koh Lipe. It makes you not want to leave Paradise.
So after reading all the reviews on the hotels along Cenang. (We still chose Cenang beach, due to the convenience of having plenty of shops and eateries till late at night). we decided to bunk in at Melati Tanjung Motel. Here are our pictures and comments
It was nice that the place was run by a very nice Malay family. They were most helpful.
The rooms were most importantly clean and new.
The toilets were clean! And the water power was powerful enough !
(not like those cheap hotels where the water was worse than a person peeing)
The beach view is fantastic! Fresh breeze and plenty of activity on the beach! The beach has plenty of water sports and is great for swims, dips, sun tanning and water sports.
Just beside the motel is the best pub/bar in Langkawi- Babylon! Dont worry, they wont be too noisy. They only play reggae music! (it’s a great place to hang out at night)! Triple plus points for Melati Tanjung Motel!
Room rates and contact numbers are as below
Melati Tanjung Motel
Tel: 04 955 1099
Address: Melati Tanjung, Pantai Cenang, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah Darul Aman.
e mail: email@example.com
Room and Rates:
Double room: RM 75 ( 2 persons), Air Cond, Television, Mini fridge (on building across the road)
Double room: RM 100 ( 2 persons), Air Cond, Television, Mini fridge and Hot Showers
Double room: RM 120 (2 persons, beach front), Air Cond, Television, Mini Fridge, and Hot Showers
Family room: RM 110 (3 persons), Air Cond, Television, Mini Fridge and Hot Showers
Family room: RM 180 (4 persons), Air Cond, Television, Mini Fridge and Hot Showers
Unlimited wifi usage for RM 10.
Luggage storage just in case you want to have a wander before your flight.
There are also locker services at the reception to keep your valuables.
Have a great stay in Langkawi! And as usual, we wish you a wonderful holiday and stay happy!
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