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Layana Resort and Spa

5.0 of 5 272 Moo 3 Phra-Ae Beach | Saladan, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
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Lincoln
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I have travelled extensively in the Far East, and generally make it a rule never to go back to an Hotel, but rather look for new experiences. However, we made an exception with the Layana, and I am so glad we did! It was every bit as good as we had remembered from a previous visit, and... More 

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Neuchatel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

spent 9 nights in this beautiful resort. Excellent breakfast, very nice rooms, professionnal staff, everything was perfect except may be the price for the dinner but, as we did not try, cannot comment if food was good. Eat in the small restaurant along the beach or in Paladan.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Some good some not so good Just returned having just spent 12 days at the Layana with mixed thoughts. Having read all the reviews over the preceding months our expectations were high, perhaps too high as it turns out. For those less experienced to 5 star hotels, especially in this part of the world, the Layana would appear to be... More 

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Layana_Resort, General Manager at Layana Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and reading through your comments, we regret that you have not experienced the usual magic of Layana Resort & Spa like our other guests, while vacationing with us. Corrective training will take place, especially with regard to the unequal pool service including our security checks. On the other hand we are glad that... More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Since our arrival everything was perfect. The staff is amazing, they pick us up at the airport and were very friendly and we were very comfortable at the hotel shuttle. at the hotel, the manager came to greet us, explained everything and took every doubt we had. Room was beautiful and with a lot of privacy and the facilities are... More 

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Worth, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic Hotel, beautiful setting with the pool and restaurant looking out to the Andaman Sea. The staff are all so friendly and helpful. Breakfast and restaurant excellent although it is worth getting a taxi to L'Maladee restaurant in Saladan and the Galaxy just up the road both serving delicious food and a lot cheaper. The massages on the beach for... More 

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Lydney, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a week here in mid-December and overall we think this is an excellent hotel From start to finish, service was professional and friendly though service at breakfast was sometimes slow and inattentive, overall service was first class We had room #37 - well placed, very comfortable and with great attention to detail, perfect place to stay Liked the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are considering this hotel, my advice is - "book it". The hotel is first class with an excellent restaurant, charming staff, all with Thai smiles. An award winning spa, comfortable and spacious rooms set in beautiful gardens. A lovely beach with bars and restaurants in walking distance and a short tuk-tuk ride to Saladan where you will find... More 

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San Diego, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for the perfect beach front resort in Thailand and Layana was it. From the moment we arrived the staff was extremely helpful and professional. Check in was very easy since they came to our room to check us in. The room was perfect. Luxurious bathroom stocked with all the basics and even beautiful flowers. The bed was... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just stayed at Layana for a week - loved it. The resort is in the middle of a 3 km white sandy beach. We had a beachfront which we felt was worth the extra It had everything - indoor and outdoor showers, coffee machine, outdoor patio with large day bed etc etc the staff were outstanding and every... More 

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Houghton-le-Spring, United Kingdom
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a really special hotel. Right from the outset we knew we were in for something impressive. Our luxury private transport from the airport, the lovely speedboat transfer then a personal welcome on the beach from senior management with a welcome drink and flower garland all boded well. A quick tour of the hotel and we were taken to... More 

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Address: 272 Moo 3 Phra-Ae Beach | Saladan, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
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Location: Thailand > Krabi Province > Ko Lanta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Layana Resort and Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 51
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Also Known As:
Layana Hotel Ko Lanta
Layana Ko Lanta
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Ko Lanta
#1 Romantic Hotel in Ko Lanta
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Ko Lanta
#1 Luxury Hotel in Ko Lanta
#6 Family Hotel in Ko Lanta

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