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Layana Resort and Spa

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272 Moo 3 Phra-Ae Beach | Saladan, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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44 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have been to Layana 3 times in the past 4 years... and we haven't been to any resort more than once. That, in itself, speaks volumes. We have always stayed in the beach villas and because there are only 3 of them, we book wayyyyy ahead of time. The first 2 times, we visited as a couple and have... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a brilliant spot and service all round! We stayed 4 nights here. After arriving we wondered whether it was all a bit over the top with service and attention as we were shown around the resort by cart, then sat down to have a brief introduction with the Manager while sipping a wine. We were then taken into our... More 

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London UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at Layana for 5 nights in a garden pavilion room. The total experience was excellent and they do deserve their very high review score! Room was great and everything just worked and was very well thought out. All staff were delightful and carried out their duties to an exceptionally high standard. You felt very welcome and the relaxed atmosphere... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the Layana and we warmly greeted and taken down to the lounge near the pool. It was a Tuesday so the staff and management had drinks and snacks for the guests which was really lovely. Our room was on the first floor looking over the pool, it was really quite big and had a sunken bath tub.... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Layana last year and liked it so much that we did something that we have never done we went back. Layana is a resort that prides itself on the customer experience and I have to say they not only live up to that but excel, every member of staff, from the General Manager (Stefan) to the housekeepers,... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed in this hotel for the past 3 days (4on our firs trip to koh lanta. We've been to Thailand 6 times and normally stay around koh samui or koh phanang but were looking for something different and here I think we found it. The hotel is definately near the top the list of places we've stayed. From... More 

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Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This was our 7th visit to Thailand and our 2nd to Koh Lanta, we stayed at this hotel for 9 nights and loved every minute. Around the pool it was so quiet, we did not chose the hotel for its 'no kids' policy but what a difference it makes. The rooms are all set around the ample gardens on two... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

5 weeks in Thailand and Laos! Poor us that we only discovered Layana toward the end of our trip. But be grateful for what you have. In this case we stumbled onto a 2 day opening, got a splendid upgrade to the second row back from the beach, had our choice of whether to sleep on Floor 1 (shuttered and... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We stayed for 4 nights at the end of our three and half week trip to Thailand. A private luxury road transport due to the timing of our arrival, but a speedboat transfer at the end of our stay. If at all possible I would recommend a speedboat transfer on arrival and departure. We stayed in a first floor Garden... More 

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sydney
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This resort is outstanding. The surrounding is beautiful and well maintained. We stayed in the garden room, which was very good. The staff is very friendly and professional. The pool is lovely and there is nothing like sitting there and looking at the white beach.. Breakfast was excellent and generous. Don't miss the spa, especially the 2 for one on... More 

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