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First Residence Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   27/6 Moo 3 Chaweng Road, Tambon Bophut | Suratthani, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
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Ranked #195 of 309 hotels in Ko Samui
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014
Nicola V Corsham, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Corsham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

The rooms were clean and the staff friendly and helpful. The position of the hotel is at the far end of. Chaweng away from the main shopping and Restaurant area, but within walking distance. The only down side was it was a little too close to the road but saying that was good value for money. The beach at Chaweng... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013 via mobile

We came during the lowseason in November and the hotell was almost empty. We really liked the rooms, which are very big and have balconys. The pool is also good. The hotell would have been perfect if it was closer to the center. You had to walk 20-30 mins to get to the middle and 10-15 mins to the beach.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

great cost benefit, if you just want a good hotel, but not a resort in samui. I stayed there for 2 nights before going to the full moon party. This wasn´t a good choice, if you happen to go there just to go to the full moon party it is better to stay in koh phan ngan

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Rome, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

I've been there with 2 friends on august 2013, we've been given 2 adjoining rooms, in the Master room there were no huge problems except for the noisy air conditioning.. (i had to buy earplugs) in the second room the air conditioning was not working at all! they tried to fix it, during the night, and after an hour the... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

The reception is efficient but do not expect much English. Rooms are modern but shower had problem with water. The pool is not attractive at all and location is a bit out of Chaweng center but within walking distance. OK place to stay at but nothing special!

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

We really enjoyed our stay there. As a family we had our own double bedroom with an interlinking twin room for the kids, the beach was a 5 to 10 minute walk away (depending on speed of kids) and the pool was big enough for adults as well as kids and was kept beautifully clean. We walked into town on... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Good location just on the edge of Chaweng, perfect for walking into the town or going on the scooter to Lamai. The pool was great, and amazing fun in the rain. Only bad thing was the hot tub was out of order :( The reception staff were great, arranging our return taxi and speed boat to the full moon party... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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21 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

I really like this hotel. The hotel is located outside Chaweng center at Chaweng Noi beach. It maybe take 10 minutes to walk to the beach. Hotel has free sunbeds at the beach. To walk to centrum maybe take 20 minutes. I stayed in room 415 and the room was very clean and the aircon works good but they have... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013 via mobile

Far enough from the noise but close close enough to walk to the main night life. Could get there for about 100baht for two People if you haggle with the taxi's a bit. They start at 200baht. Friendly staff. Underground parking. Distant sea view from our room. Nice pool. Is a slight smell in the bathroom but if the extractor... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

I am here now and I like it. As the title says, don't believe the professionally done advertisement, this is what advertisement is about, make it look better. It is the case, with pictures of this hotel. The pictures are very nice, nut when you get here you understand that it is not that shiny and gourgeous as shown. HOWEVER,... More

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Also Known As:
1st Residence Hotel
Address: 27/6 Moo 3 Chaweng Road, Tambon Bophut | Suratthani, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#28 Best Value Hotel in Ko Samui
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — First Residence Hotel 3*
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