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Khaolak Merlin Resort

#19 of 60 Hotels in Khao Lak
Certificate of Excellence
7/7 Phetkasem Road, Khao Lak 82210, Thailand
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Ranked #19 of 60 Hotels in Khao Lak
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited as a family in July, during the low season. Our rooms were upgraded and we had a simply wonderful stay. The service was first rate. Buffet breakfast catered for all tastes. Pools were kept very clean. Staff very helpful. The Merlin is approx one hour from Phuket airport. Hotel gives you a feeling of 'jungle' and tropical beach.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been going there since before the tsunami in 2004 and go back at least once a year. The place is beautifully wild, the rooms are very big, especially those with direct pool access. The staff is very kind, always trying to help. Don't go there if you want a huge night life, they are some bars where you... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had 6 nights in Merin Khao Lak in conjunction with 6 nights at Merlin Beach Resort. Khao Lak was our highlight. The hotel has beautiful tropical gardens and lovely swimming pools and has a fabulous beach out the front. There are a lot of European guests - mainly German. Our deluxe adjoining room was quite dark but it was... More 

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Derby
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel at the end of a 12 night, three multi stay holiday in Thailand between the dates 12th to 17th June 2015. The hotel has an impressive lay out but it is spread out over a very large area which may be an issue if you are at all infirm. We had a stunning Deluxe room... More 

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California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just got back from a wonderful 7 night stay at the Merlin. This is a beautiful resort, with many trees creating a nice forest setting within the resort, 4 large pools, and a spa pool. The main pool is quite pretty and big, has a kids slide off to one side, a swim up bar, and waterfalls off to... More 

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Kilsyth, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just back from two weeks at this hotel. My husband and I and our four children had two interconnecting rooms. Rooms: 4.5/5 star standard. Spacious, beautiful bathroom with huge shows and freestanding bath. Good blackout curtains. Efficient air con. Free wifi throughout hotel and in rooms. Ours was quite a walk to the main pool. Many steps on the way.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another amazing Merlin Hotel !! I was very pleased with the service of the hotel staff. Everyone was so friendly and nothing was to much for them. It was spotless in every part of the hotel (rooms were incredibly clean) The food was average, due to low season though .. but the breakfast was absolutely delicious. The hotel is in... More 

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Bunbury, Australia
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights at the end of our Phuket holiday, this was a deal with sister hotel Merlin Beach resort, we enjoyed our stay. The new rooms where lovely and spacious beautiful ensuite but lots of steps everywhere and no lifts for the rooms ( 3 storys ). Not much shopping compared to Patong, very quiet and peaceful... More 

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Phang Nga Province, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to this resort and that are very good.nice and clean and also staff very friendly..me and my family will go back there again if any one looking for a good place to stay on your holiday try it this resort is on the beach private place not to busy and quite..

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We went for a debrief at the end of 6 weeks in Thailand. It was great! The breakfast buffet was AWESOME! They have 4 pools and you feel like you are by yourself on this beach resort! Very quiet and restful place to be! Not many restaurants to go to but if you want to stay close by and not... More 

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