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Mai Pen Rai Bungalows

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Than Sadet Beach | Suratthani, Ko Phangan 84280, Thailand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

+ location (directly at the beach, not crowded) + two restaurants with good prices + nice view from the other restaurant on top of the rocks - no shuttle-service from the pier and extremely expensive taxi prices - very unfriendly personal at the reception (only one fluent english-speaking person) - bungalows were really old, no hot water and dirty (bed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the mai pen rai bungalows are so quiet and nice .We stay there 11 days in june an july (with my wife and my two children ) .The bungalow on the beach and the restaurant is very cool and the atmosphere is very good for relaxing .We thank all of the team and make a big kiss to sunny junior... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having stayed in many one star hostels up to 5 star hotels we are very open minded and are not normally people to complain. However, this place was a joke. From the minute we got there we were dissapointed, the beach wasn't white sand like we were led to believe, it was shingle. When checking in, the manager couldn't find... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is now my second visit to Mai Pen Rai and I could not recommend the place more. It is located on the east coast of the island on its own private beach. It represents what Koh Phangan would have been like before the island experienced its rise in tourism. The beach itself is beautiful with clear blue waters. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Great place to stay. Was going to stay for 4 days but ended up staying 2 weeks! The beach is the best on the island and the food here is spectacular!! The rooms great and it's a really good value for what you get. You won't regret booking. Stay here!!!!!!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I booked this place because my boyfriend and I just wanted to escape from it all for a week. That's exactly what we got. This beach, Thansadet, used to be far more isolated but the new road they just finished in February has made it far more accessible. We took the taxi transfer from Thong Sala for 200baht/person, but if... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Such a bad experience. 1. The bathroom looks terrible. I have never seen something so ugly and dirty. 2. No protection at the windows against mosquitoes. It was so warm, but we couldn't open the windows because we were afraid of mosquitoes and other animals who could come in on the window. So almost no sleep during the 8 days... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

We spent a day at than sadet beach with friends and ate in this restaurant. The owners were very friendly, the location is amazing. The portions of the food were big, it was quick to serve and good. The smoothies were of great combinations (pineapple with lime and mint, watermelon- orange). A good place to spend a day in (and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

All I can stay for this is WOW. $20 a night on the beach line, pure beauty. Food was slim but huge portions. You need transport to get to town as its a good half hour drive but it is Truely beautiful. Nice cliffs and hills and the ocean is to die for. Would definitely stay here again being a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

On my second visit to Mai Pen Rai this year it is just as warm and impressive as ever. If you are looking for a beautiful bungalow with nice but basic amenities this is the best place for you. Generous and kind staff, beautiful beach and great food. The bungalows on the rocks are my favorite. Truly a beautiful place... More 

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