2 bed room
Infinity ocean view villa
Posted Jul 14, 2016
We had a nice stay. The staff were very friendly. The were some instances of miscommunication between Expedia and Banyan Tree, but Banyan Tree did resolve the issues. Which I appreciated. I will say that the best restaurant to dine at is Tree Tops. I did not find the more popular, Saffron Restaurant very good. But tree tops had very good Indonesian food. The Two bedroom villa is nice, although a bit dark. The outdoor bath area does need a bit of a revamp and we did find that the water was a bit smelly. But otherwise, was very good. The living room is completely outdoors, which is fun during the day, but can be an issue early in the morning or early evening when the mosquitos are out.
As for the beach, there was an oil spill there a few months ago and there has been significant damage to the ocean. Your feet/legs will get tar on them when you walk on the beach or go into the water. However, I would assume that is everywhere in Bintan. On the positive side, the water is quite clear. All in all, I would return to Banyan Tree. it is beautiful. Just needs a bit more maintenance.
Comment from Hotel Management
Jul 26, 2016 by Puri, Hotel Management
Thank you for your comment and taking the time to post. We are indeed very proud of our associates, the team and our unique location are indeed the key assets of Banyan Tree Bintan.
We are sorry to hear that the oil brought in by the tide has affected your otherwise good impression of the resort. We would like to assure you that we have a team of staff who clean the beach daily to minimize inconveniences to our guests. Please accept our apologies for not getting to it before you.
I am looking forward to welcoming you back soon on your next holiday in our resort.