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The Houben

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   272 Moo 5 | Ba KanTieng Bay, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
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Ranked #3 of 79 hotels in Ko Lanta
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    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
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Vienna, Austria
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed ten nights in July 2014 and it was a very pleasent experience. Being there in low season meant almost no other guests which gave as the feeling of our "own" private residence with pool. Due to the hotel architecture and the owners entitlement to provide a relaxing environment for guests, no kids under 12 years of age are... More

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We initially booked here to stay for 8 nights but liked it so much we ended up staying for 11! That probably tells you how much we liked. The hotel is pretty much brand new and the rooms, pool, restaurant and hotel grounds were spotlessly clean. Friendly, tireless Shana ran the restaurant while we were there. Breakfast was excellent and... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed on Ko Lanta for a couple of days after a 5 week trip of Asia and it was the luxury we needed after the treks and travelling we'd done. The service from the staff was fantastic, they couldn't do enough for you. We arrived on a minibus that wouldn't take us all the way to the hotel, we... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Houben with my girlfriend and everything about it was amazing. We ended up booking a standard room but when we arrived at the hotel we saw the suites and had to move. The staff was very accommodating and happily booked us in one of the suites at a very small additional rate. They even moved all... More

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walterhouben, Owner at The Houben, responded to this review

Dear Kyle E , Thank you for your kind review for your recent stay at the Houben Hotel on Trip Advisor . As you described , it's nothing about anything but all those little things that made you be happy at here , it causes me very very happy , too . Looking forward for your returning , you are... More

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Houben is a perfect place for a Honeymmoon, Anniversary or just a secluded get away for couples as no children allowed here. The staff was amazing as Walter picked us up and dropped us off. His Daughter Shana never stops as she is constantly making sure your ever need is taken care of. This is the best hotel in... More

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walterhouben, Owner at The Houben, responded to this review

Dear africanboy42, Thank you for kind sharing your recent stay at the Houben on Trip Advisor . I will never forget to pass your compliment to our team for their own sincerity hospitality to encourage the team . Please let us know your returning plan to Koh Lanta , allow us to look after your holiday again and again .... More

Cromwell, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 3 nights here while staying in Ko Lanta. We booked once we arrived on the island, and the staff was extremely accommodating. They greeted us with smiles upon arrival, allowed us to view one of their rooms and provided us with glasses of juice. Shana (who manages the hotel) even gave us a ride to a previous hotel we... More

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Ko Lanta, Thailand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We liked it so much we've extended our stay for 2 more nights... and then we were sorry we didn't extended it to 3 more! This is our first time in Thailand, so we've forced our selves to check out in order to explore more of the land, other wise we would have spent our whole vacation here. What I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Starting at best service support... lovely owner took me and my friend at Krabi airport with a sweet smiling... That is the first impression... We were arrived hotel afternoon with great welcome drink. Room are very model and nice, big bed , bathroom with jacuzzi for a sweet couple. Big red swimming pool and jacuzzi build-in, this is another my... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We came back to the Houben again - why change a good thing right ? Going with our travel planners at andaman adventures' room recommendation and great price offer, we went for a privilege suite (top roomtype) this time, and wow ! we had our own villa with terrace directly overlooking the ocean and a private jacuzzi from where we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

When we arrived at The Houben Hotel , we got a warm welcome of all the front staff. First impression when walking up the stairs, seeing the view was Amazing!! The rooms are beautiful and clean. I ordered lobster for my wife her birthday , the cook made it delicious Thai style! We would recommend this place to all people... More

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Address: 272 Moo 5 | Ba KanTieng Bay, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
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Location: Thailand > Krabi Province > Ko Lanta
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Hotel Class:4 star — The Houben 4*
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Nestled on the hilltop of Kantiang Bay, Ko Lanta. Isolated from the crowds and villages , only 5 minutes walk down to the local shops. Overlooking at the great sunset view of Andaman Sea.The spacious rooms with comfortable bed, well-equipped with free WI-FI internet connection by cable access .The Houben affords the modern contemporary decoration. Outdoor swimming pool with Jacuzzi where you can view the tranquil ocean and listening to the serene sound of waves crashing along the shore. ... more   less 
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