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Ancient Realm Resort and Spa

#24 of 83 Hotels in Ko Lanta
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174/5 Moo 5, Kantiang Bay, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Hartford, CT
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99 reviews 99 reviews
30 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ancient Realm is a cut above the normal bungalow experience-- you pay a little more but it's totally worth it. The staff is very friendly and the rooms are immaculate. The location is exactly in the right spot-- a 30 second walk to one of the top beaches in Asia. If you're looking for a 5-star hotel experience, this is... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for four nights and we felt very welcomed and had a great time to relax at Koh Lanta. The owner, David was very friendly, helpful and knows places and people for everything that we may need during our stay there. The breakfast choices are quite limited but satisfying. The nearby mosque could wake you up at about 5am,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely, friendly owner and good location (few minutes walk to the beach) but the place stank at reception and for a few hours during the Evening in the room which I think was down to a poor sewage system either at the hotel or nearby. Also a Minor point - I didn't appreciate the owners dog walking into the room... More 

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UK, England
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4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights and we felt very welcome here. David was a friendly host, helpful and informative without being intrusive. The rooms had an authentic cosy feel to it. The only negative thing I can say are the taps were slightly wobbly and required 2 hands to operate [but this was only a minor issue, after all... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed here for 4 nights during our visit last week to Koh Lanta. First, let me say that the only thing I was a little disappointed about was it was not as close to the beach as I felt that I was led to believe by reviews and such. However, the resort made up for it... More 

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Vernon, B.C.
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We spent 10 days at the Ancient Realm hotel in November. Some positive and some negative comments...... Kantiang Bay is certainly one of the most beautiful beaches we've been to. We very much enjoyed swimming there, the view, and walking the beach, we collected a good assortment of shells. We observed a group of a couple dozen monkeys coming out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

My brother and I stayed there in April 2014. The resort had by far the most friendly atmosphere we have ever experienced. David was a lovely host, very helpful and informative. He gave us excellent recommendations as to where to go to eat, drink, ride a bike to etc.. David told us more about the island than you could find... More 

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Nanjing, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Generally, this is a cute little resort, which is hosted by some westerners. They have beautiful room and a little garden, but you can not enjoy the sea and beach from the resort. Breakfast is acceptable. It is not buffet but some ordered food. The worst thing is a nearby mosque. There will be prey at 5:00am. Because the resort... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

My parents, boyfriend and I stayed here for 3 nights and love it! David and his dog greeted us upon arrival and walked us to the beach for lunch. Rooms done in lovely thai style and very spacious and clean. Very relaxing place to stay as quite quiet although there are lovely restaurants on the road or along the blissfully... More 

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Beaverton, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Amidst our stay in Chiang Mai, my wife had been researching for our accommodations in Ko Lanta. She found this place on TripAdvisor and asked me to look at booking it based in positive reviews. Not only does it agree with our preferred beach atmosphere but also our budget. After figuring out the tricky booking system, I selected our dates... More 

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