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All You Need to Know About the Pool
at Shades Resort

Pool & Beach (72)
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... the other resorts nearby. 2. We sat outside our room by the pool a few nights and there are very large rats running around,...
... the breakfast is quite good if you are not choosy 4) small pool to dip and cool off 5) Enough of chairs and sun beds for sun...
... and big shower. The staff were super nice and the pool was a good size. Now due to either climate change or...
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mark a wrote a review Jan 2019
Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom161 contributions47 helpful votes
Cannot fault the room, spacious comfortable good ac nice bathroom. Breakfast is fairly basic but good. Staff very friendly. Two problems
1. Ironically the thing Shades lacks is any shade! They only have one umbrella on the beach terrace so you either lie in direct sun or pay to go to one of the other resorts nearby.
2. We sat outside our room by the pool a few nights and there are very large rats running around, going round the pool and also into the open plan kitchen area.
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Date of stay: December 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Shades M, Front Office Manager at Shades Resort
Responded 18 Jan 2019
Hello from Shades, Thank you so much for your review. It was our pleasure to have you staying at Shades and take care of you. And thank you for your feedback. We will work harder to solve the problems and make Shades a better place to be. Hope everything is going well with you and we hope to see you again in the near future. All the best, Kim Binh
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HockEng wrote a review Dec 2018
Butterworth, Malaysia85 contributions16 helpful votes
Mui Ne beaches are full of resorts and this Shades Resort is one the best in my opinion.

Plus points:
1) Beach front
2) small resort with only 10 rooms.
3) services are excellent. I think the breakfast is quite good if you are not choosy
4) small pool to dip and cool off
5) Enough of chairs and sun beds for sun lovers
6) Clean and comfortable
7) Restaurants, massage centers, convenient shops, souvenir shops everywhere
8) Pricing is very reasonable for tour, foods and other services

Minus points ( not a big deal to us)
1) Mosquitos in the room. Although they don’t really bite, just a bit of annoying is you are a light sleeper.
2) interior of room is a bit aged but trust me you will get all you need in the room. Very spacious room also.
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Date of stay: December 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Shades M, Front Office Manager at Shades Resort
Responded 18 Jan 2019
Dear Hock Eng Lim, Thank you so much for your nice review. It was lovely to have you staying at Shades and take care of you. And thank you for your feedback. We will work harder to minimize the minus points and make Shades a better place to be. Hope Malaysia is treating you well and we hope to see you again in the near future. All the best, Kim Binh
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OzTravellerBrisbane wrote a review Nov 2018
Brisbane190 contributions156 helpful votes
The room I booked was upgraded to a Seaview room. It was big with a kitchenette and big shower. The staff were super nice and the pool was a good size.
Now due to either climate change or something else, there was hardly a swimmable beach. It wasn’t clean by western standards either. A short walk further up was an area more suitable.
The breakfast selection was limited but I think the pho was from outside. Not the best pho but my bacon and eggs was nice.
To the right of the hotel there are loads of seafood restaurants and Thai ice cream vendors. The seafood cost was okay but I found someone doing bbq ducks and chickens over coals. The duck was super tasty but the chicken a bit dry. Good value nevertheless if you’re tired of the seafood.
If you’re after a place to lounge at the beach, this place isn’t suitable. The view is good but need to swim in the pool.
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Date of stay: November 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Shades M, Front Office Manager at Shades Resort
Responded 18 Jan 2019
Dear our lovely guests, Thank you so much for your review. It was our plasure to have you at Shades and take care of you. Hope everything is going well with you and we hope to see you again. All the best, Kim Binh
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Matteo G wrote a review Oct 2018
Haringey, United Kingdom8 contributions1 helpful vote
Do not stay at this place. My partner and I walked into a complete construction site once we arrived. There was dirt and bricks everywhere. We couldn't even walk to the reception area! We were very much looking forward to using the pool but it was filthy from the construction (the staff said we could use it but there were about 10 construction workers working on the pool area). The room itself was quite nice but unfortunately, we were unable to actually enjoy ourselves in the room because of the terrible drilling and banging that started at 7:00 a.m. and continued throughout the entire day! We asked the staff why were not informed and all they said was sorry. They were nice enough to offer us a free room at the hotel next door but unfortunately there were maggots in the bed. We went back to the "construction site" and then woke up extra early for breakfast. The breakfast was terrible and then the drilling started in the middle. I could not even talk to my partner. We got out of there as soon as possible and left in the middle of breakfast. Do yourself a favor and do not book here. They obviously do not care about the state of this complex and will sacrifice unhappy customers for getting their money. You have been warned!!
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Choose a different hotel.
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Stedley wrote a review Aug 2018
Rotherham, United Kingdom56 contributions19 helpful votes
We arrived at Shades in the middle of the night after catching the sleeper train from Hoi An and were met by the security guard who despite speaking very little English was incredibly helpful. He carried our luggage upstairs and made sure we were settled before he left us, including looking for the air conditioning remote.

We collapsed into bed and thoght we were floating on a cloud. The bed was soooo comfortable! Next morning we went for breakfast and were greeted by friendly staff who were very obliging. Food was delicious and the menu offered a good selection. Juice, coffee, toast and cereals were self -serve and you could have as much as you wished.

After breakfast we went back to the room to unpack and were very surprised with the amount of wardrobe and drawer space the room had. There were coat hangers in the wardrobe too and all the furniture was solid and well made. The room was spotlessly clean, as it was throughout our stay. Wi-fi in the room was a bit hit and miss but outside the room it was excellent.

The pool was immaculate and in a very nice setting but unfortunately there is not space for sun loungers by the pool. Sun loungers were located on the sea front and when the sea was calm this was a relaxing area to be. However, in the low season there is no beach due to the problem of coastal erosion.

All in all we had a very pleasant stay at this hotel, made better by the warmth of the manager, Phi. Nothing was too much trouble for him and every day he enquired about our plans and if possible assisted us.
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Date of stay: August 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: For longer stays apartments would be a good choice
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