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The Lipa Lovely Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   95/70 Moo 2, Lipa Noi, Ko Samui 84140, Thailand
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Ranked #5 of 7 Hotels in Lipa Noi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2008
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2008

We stayed at Big John's as it was known prior to our wedding. Our room was in Big John 2 right on the beach (literally about four steps from our front door) and whilst the room wasn't flash, it had a comfortable bed, fridge, tea & coffee, bath & shower and a lovely outlook over the ocean. We could sit... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2008

After our first visit in Dec 05/Jan 06 we couldn't wait to go back in March 07, but was disappointed that in a year it had gone down hill a bit, the room rates had increased quite a lot, even the transfer fees...the food was a lot more expensive and every time we ate we had a bad stomach. The... More 

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We would like to thank the guest for bringing these items to our notice.The resort will shortly be taken over by new owners who have plans to bring it back to the standard that it use to have More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2007

Big John, Big Dissapointment! We had planned to stay there 2 weeks, with our 2 children. Generally, the place is very nicely landscaped with a private beach.. Too bad they don't clean the beach once in a while for broken glass. 10 min by car to the nearest town (Nathon) so if you don't have a rented car or motorbike,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2007

Have only just got round to writing our review.We have used trip advisor to assist on our holidays and now feel compelled to write about our experiences. Stayed at Big John Beach Resort March 2007 Booked a Beach front bungalow with fabulous ''sea views' 10 months in advance.Arrived at airport ,picked up on time by driver from Big John. Arrived... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2006

Fantastic resort, Not posh, not run down, just natural and pleasing, quiet and relaxing. With amazing food and sunsets, and the friendliest people As soon as you arrive you feel like everyone is your friend and they cannot do enough for you, the bungalows are brilliant, spacious, clean, all the facilities you need and cleaned everyday. the pool is wonderful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2006

We can't say enough good things about Big John's Resort. We booked over the internet and had them arrange our wedding for us. We e-mailed back and forth and they had everything how we wanted it. The job they did was FANTASTIC.....they went above and beyond to make it a fairytale wedding, with plenty of little unexpected surprises that made... More 

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Address: 95/70 Moo 2, Lipa Noi, Ko Samui 84140, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Lipa Noi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lipa Lovely Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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The Lipa Lovely Hotel Lipa Noi
Lipa Lovely Hotel
The Lipa Lovely Resort Ko Samui/Lipa Noi, Thailand

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