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The Waterfront

#20 of 174 Hotels in Bophut
Certificate of Excellence
71/2 Moo1, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
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Ranked #20 of 174 Hotels in Bophut
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
PeterSurrey2 Surrey, England
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent a wonderful 3 weeks plus at the Waterfront in February, following a blissful fortnight last year. My wife made sure I re-booked for next February. Pity it is so far in the future as I watch the miserable weather forecast whilst writing this. We enjoyed every minute and do not have a single complaint. Well, the shower stopped... More 

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London
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic stay at Waterfront! You certainly cannot beat this - its fantastic. The accommodation and pool, the friendly bar, the guests all mingle - everyone helps each other, the staff are very attentive, Robin and Sue do everything they can to make your stay as pleasant as they can. Fisherman's Village is lovely - quaint, just wants needed. We went... More 

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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just booked our 6th month-long holiday at The Waterfront for 1906. The fact that so many reviewers go there year after year shows what a wonderful holiday you can have at this little gem of a destination. We have travelled to many places and have yet to find any hotel which lavishes so much attention on their guests.... More 

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Buckley Wales
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our 9th visit and once again a conclusion to a holiday in which we stayed in 5 star hotels in SE Asia. Quite simply, to arrive back at the Waterfront is a delight. The welcome, the informality, the friendship, the smiling faces of the staff make it a relaxing but fun hotel which is excellent value for money. This year... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and wife spend our honeymoon at this hotel with my family from Norway. We got a very warm welcome from the owners. Our stay here have been way above our expectations with a kind and service minded staff that help with allmost what ever you ask for. They have a lovely pool thats only 1,5 year old thats about... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just back from. Relaxing a wonderful stay at the Waterfront where we had a lovely time being looked after by great staff and meeting lovely other guests. We will defiantly be back in fact can't wait it is defiantly a little bit of paradise 😃

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had another lovely 3 week stay here. Staff greeted us as old friends. Room decorated with flowers. Robin and Sue excellent hosts. Rooms spotlessly clean. Did not mind the "visitors" using the facilities as there were always plenty of sun loungers available at the pool and on the beach. Still very good value - if people want a 5* hotel... More 

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March, United Kingdom
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently returned from 8th visit (amounting to 26 weeks). Location still good and quiet. Beach better than ever. To their credit the owners have kept the prices down, but presumably to compensate have gradually removed all the little touches that made this hotel so special. There now seems to be a reliance on guests to advise when things like shower... More 

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WordsKohSamui, Owner at The Waterfront, responded to this review

Well we are quite sad to receive this reviewer from somebody who has stayed 8 times. Luckily for us the reviewer seems to be in a minority of one of our returning guests in February. During February we had 20 returning guests staying for 10 days plus. We have had 10 reviews with a 5 star rating, with hopefully more... More 

Lincoln
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our second visit to the Waterfront and our welcome back exceeded all expectations - met at the airport by Micheal, drinks whilst completing paperwork with Robin and Sue, warm greetings from the staff and a beautiful display of flowers on our bed. Bophut really is the number one resort on the island - it has a long sandy... More 

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WordsKohSamui, Owner at The Waterfront, responded to this review

Well we are quite sad to receive this reviewer from somebody who has stayed 8 times. Luckily for us the reviewer seems to be in a minority of one of our returning guests in February. During February we had 20 returning guests staying for 10 days plus. We have had 10 reviews with a 5 star rating, with hopefully more... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is amazing and so romantic. The rooms were lovely and very comfortable. An English man and his wife owns this beautiful hotel. The front counter staff were extremely helpful so much so that they ordered and picked up an ice-cream cake for my boyfriends birthday. Couldn't think if a better place to stay. Thank you so much and... More 

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