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Smile Bungalow

74 / 9 Moo 7, Bottle Beach, Ko Phangan 84280, Thailand
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The bungalows drift up from the beach into the jungle. Bit of a trek up if you're at the back like we were but the beach is stunning. A perfect place to relax for a couple of nights (or more if you like the peach and quiet!) The staff were ok - not particularly friendly, but not rude. Beware though,... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a hostel on Ko Phangan without really doing any research since we left it to the last minute. But boy were we surprised. After a sketchy journey to the resort in the back of a pick up truck...literally on the outside, bouncing down country roads and jungle paths we arrived at this stunning location, totally secluded and just... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was our second stay with Smile Bungalows and probably the last, we loved the place but it went downhills, bungalows needs refurbishment and trash piles just left in the middle of resort obstracting nice views. Don't expect to be picked up on time when booking a driver with them, it's always more tha 1 hour late. We paid to... More 

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Heidelberg
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I DO love this place! We wanted to stay 4 nights and ended up staying more than a week. It is such a lovely, outstanding place. I felt like in paradise! The bungalows (I had the superior one) ate great. The beds are very comfortable and the view from the hammock on the porch to the beach was amazing. It... More 

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Taling Ngam, Thailand
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

It is a bit hard to get there! I like move by my self so I ride a motorbike to bottle beach! (Don't if you don't have experience with motorbike! ;) really dirt road! Anyway when arrived at Bottle beach it's so nice, so quiet... The bungalow are very simple but alright. The food is ok. I recommend strongly the... More 

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Thank meltingpotsamui
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

The beach here is absolutely beautiful! Private, mellow, small, no public access road. Great place to get away from it all, Very nice staff, good food, very basic rooms (no hot water). My only complaint is the garbage. I find it so sad that they don't pick up the trash that collects on the rocks around the beach (shoes, plastic... More 

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Mezhdurechensk, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

I arrived on the beach late at night on a bike very tired ... and I realized - it does not leave anywhere !!! really cool place !!! very surprised by the soft white sand, so pure))) bungalows are simple and quality, with the presence of the hammock, which is convenient to lie down and smoke a pipe)))) staff is... More 

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Munich, Germany
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Last time before this trip I was 29 years ago on Koh Pangan. Bottle Beach is not exactly what it used to be like on Koh Pangan at that time, but at least somehow close to it. We stayed 6 days in Smile Bungalows and we loved it there. The bungalows are simple but clean, you have everything that you... More 

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byron bay
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13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

I was originally going to Bottle Beach 11,but decided to check out the bungalows and price at Smile Bungalows. Set in the jungle but on the beach,its looked amazing.So well kept,lovely flowering plants and a little waterfall on the way to the restaurant.I decided to go no further.So glad i didn't. I loved this place from the beginning,so relaxing and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

We came only for 2 days and stayed for a week, amazing beach and very relaxed place, lovely bungalows but need to improve on cleaning as we had to chase them up to change our towels, overall very friendly staff and great views from bungalows, internet was verrrryyy slow, but it didn't make any difference to our stay.

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