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Khaolak Merlin Resort

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   7/7 Phetkasem Road, Khao Lak 82210, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The foliage and all the water makes this a lovely, peaceful place. I really enjoyed the sounds of the waterfalls at the pools. My kids liked the different pools - and the beach! It is lovely and so is the water. A bit of waves, and it gets deep fast. Unfortunately there were quite a few jellyfish while we were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We moved from another hotel to the Merlin for a 10 day stay. Our room had direct access to a small pool, it was very spacious, quite and clean. Very nice pools, lots of trees and plants and a perfect beach. Breakfast was unique, every night there is a "Dine & Fun Night Buffet Dinner" which you shouldn't miss. Reasonable... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Merlin is a very nice hotel provided that you do not get one of the rooms on the first floor as very few rooms have a sea view.... most have garden views. The rooms on ground floor that have direct pool access are the best in my view. However, the resort is well kept, friendly staff, a good breakfast... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked 2 weeks at the Merlin Khao Lak. After arriving very late in the evening we received a swift and friendly check-in. The room was very nice, although the back overlooked a not so nice hotel but it was quiet and the neighbours were friendly enough. The only downside was the aircon seemed to make the hall light short out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

A very relaxing atmosphere. The hotel itself is getting on in years, however, very well maintained. We initially had a superior room - not recommended if your stay is longer than a week - which we upgraded to a deluxe room. Both restaurants were very good, but drinks were rather expensive (typical hotel prices). The staff were exceptionally friendly. The... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Really enjoyed the Khaolak Merlin. Had 7 days here, with two teenage sons. The choice of pools was excellent, just wish we had one of the rooms with direct access to the pool, they looked great. Breakfast was a great choice, even for fussy eaters. We ate at the Merlin Restaurants and found them good for the price, of course... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We found this Resort on the Internet and what a super find. Its situated on a raised piece of land which fronts on to a beautiful white sandy beach and warm sea! The hotel is built in the traditional Thai style and consists of apartments and bungalows. The Resort had two restaurants (both outside) with a substantial menu - food... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Khaolak Merlin Resort is lovely resort for a relaxing holiday. Stayed here with my wife and daughter in early October.Tropical gardens abound around the swimming pools. Please note that it is a 1 hour drive from Phuket International Airport. I don't know whether that due to the wet season, but the resort needs some decent maintenance undertaken for example: Outside... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We stayed here with our 2 boys aged 5 & 7. If you want peace & quiet & don't mind trekking up & down steep steps a LOT them this is the place for you! It is built into a hill so is very spread out with no direct route around the resort. We didn't mind this but probably not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We had an amazing stay at the Merlin earlier this year ( feb /march), having only just got round to writing this review. Before we went as always read the reviews and was a little haprensive about what to expect. How wrong was we the the moment we entered until the sad day we left it was a great time.... More 

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Address: 7/7 Phetkasem Road, Khao Lak 82210, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Phang Nga Province > Khao Lak
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Khaolak Merlin Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 236
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Khaolak Merlin Hotel Khao Lak
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