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Khaolak Merlin Resort

#20 of 61 Hotels in Khao Lak
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7/7 Phetkasem Road, Khao Lak 82210, Thailand
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the second time we have stayed at the Merlin Resort, and again we were not disappointed. We requested a child's bed, a specific room location and also a later checking out time, all of which was organised without fuss. The staff are all friendly and accommodating, all in all an excellent hotel, we would recommend to all, especially... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Myself and my girlfriend stayed at the Khao Lak merlin for around 7 days. We found it to be a beautiful resort. The room was large, had very modern fixtures and fittings and a large bathroom. We were on the first floor, overlooking Pool 4 and had a large balcony. The walk in wardrobe area was very handy for storing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a fortnights holiday the hotel is lovely set in beautiful grounds with 4 swimming pools although one was closed for maintenance but this did not bother us at all .The rooms are big and the housekeeping brilliant.The sea can be very rough with very strong undercurrents so you need to take care. Although we were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 10 Days and had the Half Board arrangement so we could choose Lunch or Dinner at the hotel. I would 100% recommend this hotel to anyone and for all ages. Check in was lovely, we arrived at 9pm and were able to have dinner upon arrival. The grounds looked lovely at night. We were brought to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed as a couple on a short stopover through Khao Lak. The resort is well run, staff friendly and attentive, breakfeast is usual high Thai resort standard that we've all become acustomed to. Main standouts: Fantastic beach that you can walk along for miles. Great Thai rainforest feel, and close proximity to the little local village where you can grab... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed a week from 29th July to 6th Aug 2015 and had a fabulous time. Despite being the 'green season' the weather was OK and the special offers at the Spa meant it was used frequently. We had inter connecting Deluxe Modern rooms which were recently renovated and lovely. The Wi Fi was very good throughout the complex. There... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To start a review with the words "we've stayed in worse places" sounds overly negative. However, we have stayed in better places in Thailand and that may be what has coloured this review. The hotel is (as other reviews say) in a tropical rainforest setting and there are lots of steps, slopes and winding paths - quite nice and scenic.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

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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