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The Kala Samui

#62 of 311 Hotels in Ko Samui
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210/8 Moo 4, T.Maret, Koh Samui, Ko Samui 84310, Thailand
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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The good - Staff were extremely helpful, food and drinks were excellent, the view and the infinity pool were sensational. The bad - No beach access however, there is a 5 min walk along the road to a nice beach, if you survive "suicide corner", resort does not offer shuttle to the beach, presidential villa sparsely furnished, no bedside cabinets... More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husbond and I spend 2 wondrful weeks at the Kala hotel at Koh Samui. The hotel is beautifully situated at the Cliffs side at eastside og Koh Samui and has a marvellous view over the sea. From the very first moment we felt us so good taken care of from the amazing serviceminded starf. Each and everyone did their... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We enjoyed a wonderful week at the Kala Samui at the end of December, through Christmas. It's situated around 20 minutes drive from the airport, between Chaweng and Lamai beaches. While the location is not at a beach, it is by the sea and the views are stunning wherever you are. There is a small beach 5-10 minutes away by... More 

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Penang, Malaysia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we stayed almost 2 weeks here ; it's an old building , but everything works well Breakfast is served the whole day ! A lot of steps to get to the sea and there is no beach. Good for snorkeling and fishing there is a sundeck rental car is handy , because of the location , unless you want to... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 5 nights at The Kala over New Year's as part of our honeymoon. It's not a luxury hotel and shouldn't be perceived as one, but it's comfortable, well furnished and a great place in which to unwind. It's no surprise their tagline is "where time stands still"! Highlights include the view from our room, lazing by the rimflow... More 

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Kala_Samui_Resort, General Manager at The Kala Samui, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Baumann,John Desmond Exner I refer to your recent stay at our resort and thank you for your candid comment concerning your time at our property.I am sorry for the honeymoon set up was not ackoeledge before.We appreciate your sharing your concern, and it is our hope that you will give us the opportunity to better serve you in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Kala for 6 nights for our honeymoon and absolutely loved it. Mind you, it is no well-oiled 5 star machinery but is instead a rustic serene little hideout. Look no further if you are looking for a quiet getaway for a couple. The duplex pool villa we booked was lovely with a fantastic view and direct... More 

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Kala_Samui_Resort, General Manager at The Kala Samui, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Jason Lee Chun Jon Thank you for sharing excellent comment regarding your stay at The Kala Samui. We hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Look forward to welcome you back to The Kala Samui in the near future with pleasure. Warmest Regards Yod More 

Helsinki, Finland
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the Kala - superb rooms, air-con works no problem, service perfect, breakfast isn't spectacular if you want to avoid carbs and there's very little fruit, but it's available until 6pm! Especially the infinity pool is a dream. We also spent a lot on transport, but with Vikasa yoga close by, a good seafood restaurant within walking distance and... More 

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Kala_Samui_Resort, General Manager at The Kala Samui, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Tammenpaa,Tina Maria, We would like to thank you for having taken the time to fill in our guest comment and for your kind input. We appreciate your sharing your concern, and it is our hope that you will give us the opportunity to better serve you in the near future. We hope your next visit will be as... More 

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

We stayed at the Kala resort from the 29th December until the 4th January, which included the New Years Dinner (which was compulsory). Our initial impression was wow, the view and layout of the hotel was breathtaking, but be warned there are a lot of stairs, so if you have issues with stairs, this is not for you. But being... More 

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Kala_Samui_Resort, General Manager at The Kala Samui, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Chetan,Khanna Thank you for sharing comment regarding your stay at The Kala Samui.We do apologize for the inconvenience that trouble you for our Gala Dinner.. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve and maintain the... More 

Perth, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We enjoyed at The Kala very much. The people were the utmost in friendliness and service. Loved the atmosphere of this boutique hotel/resort.There are a lot of stairways that allow for beautiful views across the bay. You can't really walk out of the hotel to go downtown-you need a taxi, or other form of transport to get you to Lamai... More 

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Marina del Rey, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Best place ever! Room #103 made you feel like no one else was around and you can sleep hearing the waves crash below you. The sunrises and sunsets were incredible here. Staff was so attentive and great! Couldn't have asked for a better place to stay! Amazing!

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