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Manathai Koh Samui

4.0 of 5 173/41 Moo 4, Rob Koh Road, Lamai Beach, Maret, Ko Samui 84310, Thailand (Formerly Buddy Oriental Samui Beach Resort)
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mai (the manager of the Manathai) was both friendly and very welcoming in particular Bal from the Irish bar on the complex.. On arrival the staff team lined the pavements to greet us and escort us into the reception area, where we were given a Buddhist blessing a tradition unique to the Manathai hotel They continuously made apologies for the... More 

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ManathaiSamui, Front Office Manager at Manathai Koh Samui, responded to this review

Dear Julie R, Sawadee ka and greetings from Samui. Thank you so much for taking the time to rate your recent stay as our guest. We are delighted to know just how much you enjoyed yourselves on your family holiday. We wish you all the very best always and hope to see you again in the not too distant future.... More 

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for a week in the Manathai, enjoyed every single aspect of this hotel, the staff are absolutely wonderful and can't do enough to make your stay here memorable, in particular I would like to name a few that made my stay extra special, ball was a young porter/ waiter who was truly attentative to us all as a family,... More 

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ManathaiSamui, Front Office Manager at Manathai Koh Samui, responded to this review

Dear Michael M, Sawadee de ka from Manathai Koh Samui. Thank you for taking the time to write your review of your recent stay. So nice to know that you enjoyed yourselves as our guest. We do hope you will come back to visit us in the not too distant future. In the meantime we wish you all the best.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Our stay at Manathai Ko Samui was definitely one to remember! The staff made us feel so warm, welcomed with their friendly attitude and bright smiles. We received exceptional service and attention from everyone including staff and restaurant workers. The renovations did not bother us as we got a room upgrade to a beautiful suite. Would stay there again if... More 

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ManathaiSamui, General Manager at Manathai Koh Samui, responded to this review

Sawadee ka Nat A Traveller, Greetings from Manathai Koh Samui. Thank you for your review of your recent stay. Glad to know that you enjoyed the stay and service from our team with the smiles. We wish you all the best for the coming year and sincerely hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future. Best... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Beautiful place to stay and the people were so nice and friendly. Although there were renovations happening while we were there, we were upgraded to a better suite and were treated like royalty. Would go back again, if I was to stay in Koh Samui again 😊

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ManathaiSamui, General Manager at Manathai Koh Samui, responded to this review

Sawadee ka Sean H Traveller, Greetings from Manathai Koh Samui. Thank you for your review of your recent stay. Glad to know that you enjoyed the stay and service from our team. We wish you all the best for the coming year and sincerely hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future. Best regards, Mrs. Natalie... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We checked into this hotel yesterday and upon arrival were very disappointed to see that the majority of the hotel is undergoing renovations, including the pool overlooking the beach. I would advise not to book this hotel for a few weeks/ a month at least to allow work to be done as I can imagine this being a fantastic resort... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

One week into a two week stay and very happy with the hotel. Room in main building is excellent, large, hard bed, panelled walls (in keeping with colonial feel and look), large shower and balcony overlooking pool. Quiet end of Lamai beach and busy road links to main centre of resort but main hotel is set back so noise is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We stayed for two nights and felt really comfortable. The rooms are amazing, really spacious, nicely designed, good view from the balcony and clean. They serve a nice breakfast including fresh fruits, bread and they also offer an egg station. The hotel has two pools, one which is opposite of the hotel near the ocean. The beach is not very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We stayed 2 nights at the resort. The breakfast is buffet style with fresh made omelettes, full fruit selections, yoghurt and muesli with nuts and seeds and toast/pastries. Perfect. The room was beautiful and felt like a cottage retreat. The bed was very firm, but that didn't take away from the nights rest. There are many restaurants close by (walking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I wasn't sure what I'd make of Samui and initially booked a night here thinking we would prefer one of the other islands. We ended up coming back for three more and it was our favourite hotel in Thailand. If you want a quiet place to relax, unwind and sunbathe by the beach or pool I couldn't think of a... More 

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

stayed for 10 nights. was excellent value for the price we payed. good clean rooms, nice pools,breakfast is a rely good spread. everything you could want really. it is a big complex which i don't usually like but it works well here. good restaurant by the beach with decent prices for a resort. would stay again

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Address: 173/41 Moo 4, Rob Koh Road, Lamai Beach, Maret, Ko Samui 84310, Thailand (Formerly Buddy Oriental Samui Beach Resort)
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Maret > Lamai Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Manathai Koh Samui 4*
Number of rooms: 133
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Also Known As:
Buddy Samui Boutique Koh
Manathai Koh Samui Ko Samui/Lamai Beach
Hotel Style:
#10 Luxury Hotel in Lamai Beach
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Lamai Beach
#13 Family Hotel in Lamai Beach

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