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Royal Orchid Resort

Maehaad Beach, Ko Phangan 84280, Thailand
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Ranked #84 of 91 hotels in Ko Phangan
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

I came to koh phangan to relax and enjoy nature and the beach. Here it is quiet and simple, yes basic bungalows and I like the quiet, service is simple, I love Thailand and for me this is perfect, I have been at the royal orchid for 3 weekd , and I plan on returning when I come back to... More

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Toronto, Canada
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

If you are thinking of this place it's a RIP OFF!! Front desk staff is INNANE! Rooms are filthy we had 2 LIZZARDS (not geckos ) living with us. After trying to rid them from the room we saw the FILTH BEHIND THE FURNITURE! Maid didn't clean for 3 days!!! Did I mention the front desk idiot??? A rip off... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We were based in Haad Rin and got a shuttle up to visit Koh Ma. We had lunch at Royal Orchid Resort, and it was possible one of our best meals on the trip! We hired our snorkeling gear from the same resort and it was very cheap! The visibility was poor, but it's always luck of the draw. If... More

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
24 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We didn't have anything booked in Phangan for the New Year's period and were looking for somewhere to stay for few hours driving around the island on a rented motorbike. We found this and for 1000 bhat for a AC double room on the beach, we thought we got a bargain. The rooms are very old and not very clean.... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

At the Royal Orchid we felt like we were getting scammed at every moment. Items we did not order were added to our dinner bill. When paying for the room we were given incorrect change, then when we pointed it out, the staff member just laughed and pulled out the correct change from his other pocket. It didn't end when... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

We had brunch at this place and I thought this place would be good because it was right on the beach. We got a two bed room bungalow, but the bed was too small, it is really a single bed. So, sleeping 2 people in a single bed in such a hot temperature just with fans. But, we were lucky... More

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buenos aires
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

I had pre-paid with an agent as it was hard to find anywhere to stay and I had had to move out of where I was staying elsewhere on the island. I then read various negative reviews so arrived a little concerned. I am writing this to dispel such doubts. The Thai staff were warm and very helpful (Paan, Oi),... More

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Berlin, Germany
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

This is a very nice place to stay, despite the fact that there are many tourists on the beach and that the beach itself is a bit rough. That being said, you can walk the sandbar over to the little island opposite and have a good day of snorkeling in deeper waters than some of the areas further south on... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

We stayed (only one night) in a fan bungalow (400 B). The bungalow and the bathroom are mostly clean. The owner (a woman) was very friendly and helpful. Food at the restaurant was ok and the taxi service to Thong Sala was cheap (150 B per person) for such a long drive. The beach in front of the bungalows wasn't... More

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Dusseldorf, Germany
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

This was definitely the worst (!) hotel we had in Thailand! We booked via internet and got a confirmation, but when we arrived, the staff claimed not to have received a booking. When I showed them the written booking, they declined to give us a room for the confirmed sum. They didn't want to serve the ( included) breakfast and... More

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Address: Maehaad Beach, Ko Phangan 84280, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Phangan
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#44 On the Beach Hotel in Ko Phangan
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