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Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   396-396/1 Moo 2, Ao Nang, Ao Nang, Krabi Town 81000, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2007
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2007

I have to start by saying that I have read most of the reviews about this hotel and I cannot believe what most of the people are saying. I stayed there in August for 3 weeks on our Honeymoon and I couldn't fault the hotel at all. The surroundings are beautiful and the staff friendly and they all spoke and... More

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midlands
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2007

Prices at the hotel were extremely overpriced and as we were here during the bad rains we were for the majority confined to our rooms as the weather was so bad!! The prices for meals were really really expencive and the 10% service charge made your bills even worse! Advice is unless you have an unlimited budget and don't mind... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2007

me and my family stayed there for a month and it was fantastic the place was lovely we upgraded to a pool villa which was excellent and the manager was fantastic so freindly and nice and him and his wife and son were great to my daughters jessica and angelica they made their holiday . the food was nice but... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2007

The room we had was absolutely lovely, with a spa tub on the balcony and great sea views, so it was a shame about the rest of the resort. The service in the restaurants was pretty iffy most of the time, and all the bills we received had the space to add a tip despite a 10% service charge already... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2007

The Central - now renamed Centara - is part of the Accor group of hotels and as such combines a great location with excellent service and quality. As you can tell from the "candid travellers' photos" section on this site, the Centara is built on a quiet beach into the side of a dramatic limestone mountain. The views are phenomenal!... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2007

We enjoyed our stay here - inspite of the heavy rain! pros - beautiful setting lovely food - especially the japanese restaurant friendly staff room size cons- the arrival by boat in high winds is pretty scary the cleaning was not always up to standard The wooden walkway is actually ok - so long as you're fit and healthy. Overall,... More

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applejack32
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2007

The location of the Central Krabi resort is unbelievable. WE had a room with a hot tub on the deck which was amazing. However, there are four major issues this relatively new resort needs to address. We even wrote a letter to Central Resorts with our issues and received nothing but a standard "we are sorry" letter back. The first... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2007

The setting is amazing and the rooms are beautiful. What disappointed me greatly was the poor service and poor management. Unlike most Thai hotels where every staff member is friendly, we found many at this hotel were not just unfriendly but quite rude. The call center staff hardly spoke any English and any request took hours to be resolved. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2007

Our first holiday without children in twenty five years and we thought the Centara was a fantastic hotel. We were enchanted by the beauty of it's location, design and amenities which are all of the highest quality. We were exhilarated by the speedboat arrival/departure and the walk over the hill to Ao Nang. Both were enjoyable adventures. We booked a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2007

I'm a travel agent, I work in Belgium and at times I organise incentives. We have organised a management meeting for an international company and the meeting was to take place in Central Krabi Bay Resort. We had to work in close contact with the hotel staff to arrange roomings for over 110 people throughout the entire meeting which took... More

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Address: 396-396/1 Moo 2, Ao Nang, Ao Nang, Krabi Town 81000, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Krabi Province > Krabi Town > Ao Nang
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas 4.5*
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