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Ancient Realm Resort and Spa

174/5 Moo 5, Kantiang Bay, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
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Ranked #20 of 79 hotels in Ko Lanta
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't recommend this hotel highly enough. The owners and staff were incredibly helpful, giving us advice on where to go, even lending us a motorbike to explore the island. Accommodation was very nice, well taken care of and with a free breakfast! Staying here made our stay on Ko Lanta what it was, the advice and help given was... More

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Trang, Thailand
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17 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a last minute choice after looking around the internet and just searching for a good deal. We left it so late we had to travel the next day. The staff here were friendly and always giving advice where to go. Our room was ok but had a very large crack down the wall. The aircon was ok at... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

You simply can not fault this hotel. David and Glen are some of the most welcoming and honest hosts I have come across in my 14 years of travel. Ancient realm is located in my opinion in the best part of Koh Lanta, it is simply paradise. This is my second trip back and my only regret is not staying... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

This was one of the two best of the three resorts in our Andaman Sky 2 week tour of the region. The Ancient Realm has a weird name, right, but don’t let that put you off, the place isn’t falling into decline or anything and nothing looks ancient. We liked Lanta, particularly the 2 excursions we took, one to Koh... More

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Portland, Oregon
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We stayed here for 7 nights at the tail end of a month-long holiday in Thailand and we were so glad that we chose Ancient Realm!! As a family of four (two kids, aged 13 and 9), it was difficult to find affordable Koh Lanta accommodation for all of us in one suite, especially in Kantiang. This place suited us... More

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Potchefstroom, North-West, South Africa
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

As most guests have noted, this is truly a lovely small resort made perfect by the lovely hosts, David and Glenn. The location is great (just opposite the 7/11) and a 2 minute walk to Kantiang Beach. We found the staff very helpful (the lady serving breakfast was really kind to us and we hired motorcycles from her for THB250,... More

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Toronto, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

We loved our stay here - it was a refreshing change from some of our other guest houses. Location is great, they've done a beautiful job with the garden and rooms. David could not have been more helpful and really made our stay perfect. 2 minute walk to an absolutely stunning (and quiet!) beach. The only slight issue is the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013 via mobile

We had a brilliant time at ancient realm, originally booked for four nights and stayed for two weeks! David was extremely helpful and hospitable. The hotel is in a brilliant location, just a two second walk from some brilliant restaurant s and a two minute walk to the beach. Our only negative comment about this place is how rude the... More

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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

We stayed at Ancient Realm for 4 nights this month and on the whole had a nice stay. Good points - it's a relaxed environment with a nice pool, the owners are very friendly and the rooms were cleaned to a good standard. Bad points - the staff were at times quite rude, especially the lady serving breakfast. It says... More

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London, United Kingdom
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33 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We booked 3 nights but stayed for 5 and loved our time here. We then returned a few days later with family for a further two nights. The rooms are great, clean, well kept, fun décor, all necessary amenities, and some really cool extra's like the complementary basket with chocolate and a postcard etc... loved the pool and garden setting.... More

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Additional Information about Ancient Realm Resort and Spa

Also Known As:
Ancient Realm Hotel Ko Lanta
Ancient Realm Hotel
Ancient Realm Resort
Address: 174/5 Moo 5, Kantiang Bay, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Krabi Province > Ko Lanta
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Ko Lanta
#9 Family Hotel in Ko Lanta
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Ko Lanta
#14 Romantic Hotel in Ko Lanta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
7 exclusive boutique rooms and suites on the most beautiful beach of Koh Lanta, Kantiang Bay. Only metres from the white sandy beach, our rooms are designed in Thai-Bali-Chinese style, with an exotic and calm, yet convenient location. Every room has access to a pool, day spa, restaurant and tour office, with serene views of the surrounding tropical rain forest mountains. Private and natural villa gardens with outdoor dining tables, fishponds, hammocks & traditional bamboo furniture. King size beds in all rooms with natural furnishings & exotic decoration. Family rooms and suites available also. Tropical atmosphere with indigenous plant life and cobblestone walkways. Extensive use of hardwoods, thatching, bamboo, silks and other natural materials sourced from all over Thailand. Come and relax at Ancient Realm, taking in the ambience through all of your senses, in our brand new location at Kantiang Bay! :-) ... more   less 
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