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Aura Relaxing & Spa Hotel

20 Hatchara Rd | Krabi-Yai, Krabi Town 81000, Thailand (Formerly Howdy Relaxing Hotel)
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Ranked #122 of 159 Hotels in Krabi Town
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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nyc
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My stay was pleasant but the location is far from the main town area. The only option to get into town is by using a private driver called by the hotel which is super expensive. Rooms were clean and staff were nice.

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Wenatchee, Washington
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This hotel would work for a stay if it were not for a location that is not convenient at all. In addition, when you do hire a taxi to get to the beach areas, no one seems to know where this place is at. You may pay less per night at this hotel, but then you end up paying a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here thinking it was close to the bus station but we were very wrong. What we were told should be a ten to fifteen minute walk by Agoda and the front desk turned out to be a 45 minute walk in crazy hot dusty roads. The hotel didn't provide transportation to the bus terminal so we had to... More 

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Slidell, Louisiana
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

The rooms in Howdy were excellent. The bed was huge and comfortable and was in a generously sized room. Everything was considerable new and exceptionally clean. The massive color photographs that are on the wall above the beds really brighten the room and give it energy. The bathroom was certainly adequate also. My room had ceiling high windows which overlooked... More 

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Sitrah, Bahrain
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

first of all I did not stay there. I have booked Howdy Relaxing Hotel as I thought it looked nice, the hotel have charged my visa right away, even thought I have asked for "PAY LATER" option. I did not mind as I had free cancellation in case I changed my mind. after some research I have chosen to book... More 

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Brossard, QC
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

The hotel it´s clean with big room. Over that you add a nice small pool in a okay garden. The hotel is far from the city no walking possibilities 5 km. The hotel offer you a shuttle to krabi town, you quit the hotel a 19;00 and you can come back a 21:00. During the evening there no local bus... More 

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Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Very impressed with the staff. Rooms are clean. This is a great holiday. More important, there are many places on the surrounding mountains and adventure tourism. Not far from the airport.Thank you very much.

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

We stayed 2 nites here and booked 2 different rooms - garden view and pool facing. The rooms with the garden view was bigger and smelt musky when we checked in - felt as though either the rooms had been unoccupied for a long while or the Management does not practise airing the rooms at any time at all. My... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

Bad experience as my 3 year old son caught samonella from the egg he ate at breakfast! Rooms average, big bed but bathroom not really clean, staff friendly but bit of language barrier, good AC BUT dvd player with no dvds, tv with no engligh channels, no food available except for breakfast and no restaurants within walking distance. Don't go... More 

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Mumbai
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34 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2011

If you are ever in Krabi as a tourist, this is one hotel you never want to stay in! The hotel is a high way far away from Krabi town (7 km) and Aonog Beach (15km). There is absolutely nothing to do anywhere near hotel. The menu of hotel is 10 items long with only room service. Though the rooms... More 

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