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Golden Bay Cottages

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22 Moo 3 Saladan, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
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Ranked #31 of 117 Specialty Lodging in Ko Lanta
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I didn't stay here, but went to the restaurant on site along the beach and was so surprised, that if I go back I'd be tempted to stay here. Looked lovely, it had good grounds, a nice pool, and if saw lots of families. It was right on the beach. And the cottages were a good size and looked well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Our stay at the Golden Bay Cottage was just perfect. Nice Cottage with good bathroom, complimentary water every day and nice beds. Small but very nice pool. Cottage is located right at the Beach which is very nice. The Restaurant is good as well. All staff is very nice and helpful. We rented scooters for a day which were in... More 

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Noosa, Queensland, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

We booked into the cottages based on the good ratings given on the hotel booking sites expecting something special. Instead we got a place that is run down and a cottage that was just adequate but drab. Mosquitos came in under the warped door, the bedside lamp didn't work and had some loose wires at the back. The air conditioner... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This hotel, after our unlucky stay at Southern Lanta Hotel, was real revelation, we were more than delighted with it. The small resort with beautiful bungalows that is right on beach. Sala Dan beach is remarkable, not lot of people on it, it is wide beach and 2km long, clean and not crowded. The biggest advantage of the resort is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

My wife & I are very experienced travellers 110 countries over 40+ years. We stayed at the Golden Bay Cottages for 9 Nights in a Pool View Room (Excellent) The +ve Pool View (Newish) excellent, clean, spacious and good Wifi signal. Excellent Staff, Well maintained and Very Good Restaurant, with Good Service. Now the -ve....Do not go here under any... More 

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Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The hotel was okay. We stayed for 1 week at a standard room. The rooms was nice and clean. We got a room close to the pump house which at first was a bit disturbing but we got used to it fairly quick. The pool area was nice and clean, the restaurant okay. It was really close to the beach... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We were staying in a standard room for one week. The standard room was OK, and nicely cleaned every day. Pool area was nice and had around 20 sun beds. The hotel also offered some sunbeds close to the beach. The breakfast was OK and also the food at the restaurant.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We booked 3 nights in a superior room for 2900 THB/night. One would imagine above avarage quality, when one hears "superior" - well let's say exaggeration has played its role in this case. The room we got was by all standards shabby - the sink in the bedroom and not in the bathroom (no place for that in the bathroom)... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We booked 4 nights based on the very good reviews on the Internet. The room was not cheap - 2200 THB/night, so we thought this was ok for the holiday season on an island. When we arrived, they gave us a Superior room, so we thought: Great, better room for the same price. But this "Superior" room was by far... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We stayed as two couples for 10 nights end of Nov/start Dec in 2014. In short: very relaxing, perfectly pleasant spot on the seafront, although (in my opinion) slightly overpriced. I would probably give it 3.5/5 if I could. Pros: -as mentioned, the location: you can walk directly onto the beach which, despite being probably the most popular on the... More 

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