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Dawn of Happiness

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   Ao Nam Mao Beach, Krabi Town 81000, Thailand
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Ranked #50 of 147 hotels in Krabi Town
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014
bradclark84 Bristol, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

First of all, beware of the professional photos, these are not from the Dawn of Happiness resort! We were recommended the Dawn of Happiness by the owner of another local resort who couldn't accommodate us after our original 2 night booking, so we didn't book based on any reviews we read here. The place is a little run down to... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Dawn of Happiness is a charming little beach resort just 10-15 minutes out of the center (by motorbike). Not to be confused with Happiness Resort (where the booking link refers to) - Dawn of Happiness can only be booked via telephone or when you stop by. (Google Dawn of Happiness, check the address Moo 5, Ao Nammao Beach and you'll... More

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014 via mobile

Like a previous reviewer, we booked what we thought was 'Dawn of Happiness' but ended up being redirected on expedia to 'happiness resort' and booking three nights there (we were unaware until after our stay that this had happened). Despite this we actually had a really pleasant stay at Happiness Resort. The staff were very cheerful, the bungalows were very... More

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Mae Hong Son, Thailand
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

I wanted a pieceful accommodation right on the beach... and that's what I got! Perfect for contemplation, reading, studying and watching sunsets with a bottle of beer. There is a little all-day restaurant where you can have breakfast, lunch and dinner for a very good price. Rooms are very basic, but for 600 baht it was OK - good to... More

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Llangarron, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

This is a more difficult review to write as I am commenting on a different hotel to what I believed I had booked. The proffessional photos are ofv where we ended up however the traveller photos and all the reviews are of another place with a similar name. The hotel we looked at on trip advisor was called Dawn of... More

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99 reviews 99 reviews
20 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

I have very fond memories of this idyllic retreat. My wife and I were part of an Interpid adventure tour of Southern Thailand. We stayed for two nights at this splended retreat. I enjoyed a very nice G&T at the small bar and Inrecall that the staff wre very friendly indeed. Our thatched room was delightful and the scenery quite... More

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Malvern, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

I love the look of the place it takes me back to 1989 when I first went to Railay beach. I cannot seem to find out how to book it though. Can anyone help?

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2011

dawn of happiness is one of the best bungalow "resorts" near to krabi. saa and her staff are fantastic and very helpful, i enjoyed so much to stay with them. outstanding food, very nice old fashion bungalows, like you found everywhere in thailand 10 years ago!the bungalows are placed in a lush garden.in front a nice beach, which you have... More

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Calgary, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2011

I booked our stay based on reviews and we ended up leaving after 2 nights. The good - rooms were nice, very cute and clean - food was really good - beach was really nice - the views were great not so good: - it's really far from anything so you end up spending a lot on cabs. Our cab... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2010

It is on the beachfront where you could soak up the sun, read a book away from the maddening crowd. It is a good place for reflection. Stayed for one night, it was a bit quiet for us. I would recommend this place if you have the correct expectation.

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Also Known As:
Dawn Of Happiness Ao Nammao Hotel Krabi Town
Dawn Of Happiness Ao Nammao Hotel
Dawn Of Happiness Krabi, Thailand
Address: Ao Nam Mao Beach, Krabi Town 81000, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Krabi Province > Krabi Town
Beach Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#10 Best Value Hotel in Krabi Town
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Krabi Town
#21 Top resorts Hotel in Krabi Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Dawn of Happiness 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Dawn of Happiness, at Ao Nam Mao Beach. Rustic Thai bungalows nestled in lovely tropical garden on a quiet stretch of beach in Ao Nammao Village, between Ao Nang and Shell Cemetery, Krabi. ... more   less 
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