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Shambala Beach Bungalows

99 99 Moo 1 Bophut Bay, Koh Samui, 84320 | Big Buddha Beach, Ko Samui, Thailand
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Shambala Beach Bungalows
Ranked #244 of 310 hotels in Ko Samui
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Vernon, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

I spent 2 nights here as part of a geckos tour. Pretty basic but comfortable and clean. The staff were friendly and the food good. You are right on the beach and there are plenty of activities near by. I wouldn't call them Bungalows.. more beach shacks but here you are getting what you pay for.

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Bristol
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

We flew in from bangkok to ooh Samui and had planned on staying a couple of nights before heading to Koh Tao. My sister had recommended it and said it like it was it's basic but the food is great and the people are lovely. We sound the same and decided to stay here on the way back too before... More

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

We spent 3 days here between Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur. The rest was much needed. We felt very taken care of by the attentive staff. Our every need was accommodated, from food to motorbike rental. The location of the bungalows is beneficial. Only a 5 minute ride to the major city, and and an easy ride to other resorts and... More

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2010

Don't get fooled by the word " bungalow" this place was my biggest disappointment of my whole trip , It's sad that the Web site had good reviews about it, I wonder who wrote those reviews. Yes i was on a budget for the trip, but i'd rather pay $20 extra dollars and get something 100 times better, which is... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2010

After staying at a luxury resort in Koh Phangan that we loved, me and my friend knew that nothing would compare to it! However we had booked Shambala a few months before, and had been very impressed by the website. We are 2 young girls travelling the world, so we have a budget, and found this to be a reasonable... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2010

We were first very excited to see the reviews of Shambala on Trip Advisor....decent ratings and exceptional value - great! We checked in and the reception staff were great.....the bungalow however was very tired, the bathroom was well.....pretty repulsive - very much in need of a rip out and upgrade. Perhaps the most disappointing aspect is that while it seams... More

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New Zealand
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2010 via mobile

Staff were amazing and the rooms pleasent! Thought big buddah beach was a nice beach! Grounds needed cleaning up but overall had a great time!!

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Hartford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2010

Shambala was the least expensive place we stayed at for the whole trip, about $18 US per night. We stayed in Bungalow 11 which was right next to the beach. There was no air conditioning but we had hot water and a ceiling fan. We got a few good night's sleep, the bed wasn't luxurious but it wasn't like concrete... More

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Bournemouth
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2010

Set at Big Buddha Beach (a quieter part of koh Samui) with a lovely sandy beach. Good quality spacious bungalows with private bathroom and balcony. Set on the beach. We were there in Dec and the beach was virtually empty. Run by a friendly american couple. Food is excellent. Plenty of hammocks and pillows to relax on. Walking distance to... More

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amsterdam
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2010

The rooms are basic, romantic terrace seaview, if you are lucky, or bar noise , if you are unlucky. The rooms reflect the price. Good service from lovely Em and the staff, allways a smile and a joke. It looks like the owners don't like to have contact with their guests, might be good for us?? The food out of... More

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Address: 99 99 Moo 1 Bophut Bay, Koh Samui, 84320 | Big Buddha Beach, Ko Samui, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui
Also Known As:
Shambala Beach Bungalows Hotel Koh Samui
Shambala Beach Hotel

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