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Maekok River Village Resort

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Chotana, Thaton 50280, Thailand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are a bit worn out. Stains on the pillows of chairs, Doors that are difficult to close and do not close properly. What I missed most about this resort were the views on the scenery or the river. The garden is nice but you do not have a wide view on the river at this resort.

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MRVRThailand, Owner at Maekok River Village Resort, responded to this review

I am sorry that we did not meet your expectations and you were not satisfied with your stay. We will certainly investigate your complaints. Ads for your comment about the views, I do find this a bit strange. The gardens as you saw and as has been commented upon by many reviewers are wonderful. I know that the vegetation does... More 

Lowestoft, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed a the resort for a week. in June 2015. This is truly a beautiful resort. The rooms are clean, comfortable and well equipped with fresh fruit and biscuits on arrival and free water and tea and coffee the whole stay. Bath robes and slippers were available in the rooms. We had a room with a patio and a... More 

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MRVRThailand, Owner at Maekok River Village Resort, responded to this review

Dear Chrissie, Thanks for taking the time to write this extensive review. We were delighted that all aspects of your stay and all the services we offered more than met your expectations. It was great that your extended stay meant that you could enjoy a range of activities that we offered. Many thanks again. More 

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42 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed three nights here and could have easily stayed longer. Excellent surroundings with lots to do. Fantastic drives and beautiful places to see. I would highly recommend the cooking course. The instructor was able to communicate her expert knowledge of Thai cuisine well. The rooms here are very nice, as is the restaurant. All of the resort staff (from waiters... More 

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MRVRThailand, Owner at Maekok River Village Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this review and as always, we are delighted that you had such a good time. Your comments have been appreciated by our staff who are very much an integral part of why the resort is enjoyed by the vast majority of our guests. To say that you could have stayed longer than your three days... More 

Sanur, Indonesia
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For any tourist interested in experiencing rather than just seeing northern Thailand, this is the ideal base of operations. The tours, trips and outward bound experiences here are second to none in the area. Whether you want Kayaking in the Maekok River, trekking, cycling, it has it all. It also has a purpose built "kitchen classroom" where families can learn... More 

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MRVRThailand, Owner at Maekok River Village Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mark, Many thanks for taking the time to post this very pleasing review. Such comments and your recommendations say much more than any advert and I am delighted that we made such an impression. It was a pleasure having you stay and I enjoyed our numerous conversations. I hope you can make it back up here in the future.... More 

Hobart, Australia
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185 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Located on the Kok River the resort is a botanical wonderland. Flowering shrubs, tree and flowers abound. There are walking paths that wend their way through the resort. Flowery fragrance follows as you travel around the resort. The garden rooms are well appointed with little specialties such a fruit platter on arrival, cookies and free bottled water makes the stay... More 

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MRVRThailand, Owner at Maekok River Village Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this review which has been greatly appreciated by the staff. The gardens do form a central element of the resort and are attended to by numerous gardeners, and are also frequently commmented upon. I am also delighted that so many other aspects of your stay met with your approval and that overall, you had a... More 

Bourg-en-Lavaux, Switzerland
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58 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We enjoyed a very nice night in Maekok River Village Resort. We had a beautiful room in a villa, opening on a lawn and pond. The swimming pool is small but very nice, and the large garden by the river is a good place to stroll. It's worth going to breakfast early for sunrise in the open restaurant. Wifi is... More 

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MRVRThailand, Owner at Maekok River Village Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for writing this review. As with so many reviews, we are very pleased that everything seemed to meeet with your approval. I am also delighted that you were sympathetic regarding wi-fi conncetions, although a recent reviewer commented on the 'surprising' excellence of the connection. But as you noted, we do let guest know that it can... More 

Birmingham, Alabama
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I have traveled in 24 countries and stayed in the full gambit of resorts..from 5 star luxury in Cape South Africa to rough and tumble conditions trekking in Nepal. This was an extended daddy daughter date for her 21st birthday which coincided with her early college graduation. What a spectacular resort. It is a little slice of Eden. We were... More 

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MRVRThailand, Owner at Maekok River Village Resort, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to 'pen' a review. It was a pleasure meeting you and your daughter and delighted that the MRVR was a part of your celebratory trip. Your very postive comments are greatly appreciated particularly given your great travelling experience. It is nice to know that the MRVR is 'up there with the best of them'.... More 

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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We have stayed many times at this lovely resort on the river bank, and each time we have been thoroughly impressed with the service, the location and the atmosphere of the place. The rooms are comfortable and there is intermittent wifi, and several English T.V. channels, the shower was artistic and powerful, and the beds were very comfortable. There was... More 

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MRVRThailand, Owner at Maekok River Village Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this kind review. We are very pleased that we have continued to maintain the standards that I am sure you have come to expect on your numerous visits. I note your comment about intermittent wi fi, and you will be pleased to know that we have considerably upgraded our system and for 99% of the... More 

Prague, Czech Republic
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Cozy and spacious room. Many outdoor activities - kayaking, cycling, high ropes, archery... Ladi is the best instructor! Nice restaurant and large swimming pool. Very friendly staff with Thai service.

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MRVRThailand, Owner at Maekok River Village Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guests from the Czech Republic!! Thanks for giving such a nice review. We are of course very happy that our facilities met with your approval and also thank you for your comment about Ladi, one of team of instructors. We are lucky that we have such a great team of professional and enthusiastic instructors who can provide our guests... More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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41 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We only had one night here, but would have loved a few more. The hotel is super cozy, placed by a river. It is divided into many bungalows with a few rooms in each. The room is nice and clean for a jungle hotel, and we were happy. The pool area was small but enough (not many guest while we... More 

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MRVRThailand, Owner at Maekok River Village Resort, responded to this review

Dear Jakob, Thank you for taking the time to review the MRVR and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Your comments are appreciated and it is great that you mention the restaurant views...this combined with the quality food and service, adds a great deal to our guest's experience as you have noted. Best wishes. More 

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