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Khaolak Merlin Resort

7/7 Phetkasem Road, Khao Lak 82210, Thailand
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Ranked #21 of 62 Hotels in Khao Lak
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Sidcup, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have just returned from a 4-day stay at the Merlin Kao Lak. We stayed in room number 3140, which had a lovely spacious room and had its own swimming pool, shared with next door. The grounds are extensive, which you walk through to the very nice beach. The breakfast was very varied and the food was good. The tea was... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Highly recommended. Great staff, fantastic food and excellent service. Hotel right on the beach. Would happily stay here again. Go bed and breakfast though. Its so cheap to eat out locally that the extra cost of going all inclusive is not worth it.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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84 reviews 84 reviews
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our 3 days here and definitely will be back. We were upgraded to a deluxe room near the beach - very nice and spacious. Quality and efficient management-at breakfast any table was cleared and rest within a minute of guests leaving. The buffet was of high quality with the chefs trying a few unusual items each morning.... More 

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Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second visit at the Merlin Khao Lak. We stayed in a deluxe room in the natural wing with view on the large swimming pool and the sea. This hotel fulfills with all expectation we had: great location, great service, great room, and great price. The hotel is proposed by largest european tour operators (Tui, Neckerman) and then there are many... More 

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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at this hotel for 2 weeks at the beginning of February. We had an all inclusive package - the room we stayed in was wonderful, just a couple of steps to one of the many pools. Food was marvellous- buffet or a la carte. The staff were brilliant, especially in the lobby bar, beach bar and the restaurants. The... More 

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

We travelled with Thomson holidays on an all inclusive package. We had premium seats which have changed since the last time and are much better as tv's are now on the back of the seat making it easier to get out. Lovely food and service on the long 11.5hr flight. We arrived at the hotel just after 9am and was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want wild then don't go here. However if like us you want an escape from reality then you will have found paradise. The resort is tranquil the staff welcoming and friendly and the food is amazing. We read negative reviews about the all inclusive package but in all honesty we couldn't fault it. In 2 weeks we never... More 

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Hertford Hertfordshire UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My first visit to the Merlin. It is a perfectly acceptable hotel, the rooms are spacious air conditioned, plenty of storage, clean and the bed fairly comfortable. It is set into well looked after gardens with several swimming pools and the beach is very good. My family were on a B & B basis with breakfast choice vast and plentiful... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

3rd visit, everything was perfect as always. Booked an airport pick up via the hotel which was very prompt with no delays. Flight landed at 2pm, journey up to Khao Lak and check-in were both so swift that we were floating in the sea by 4.30pm. Only went B&B, the breakfast selection is superb. The village outside continues to grow... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

With Thomson's flying direct to Phuket we decided to have a cheeky week in the sun to get away from a cold winter at home. We had an all inclusive package at the merlin which was fantastic and allowed us to eat off the a la carte menu at no cost. The staff are really friendly and make you feel... More 

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