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Phi Phi Popular Beach Resort

Moo 7, Tonsai Bay, Ko Phi Phi Don 81000, Thailand
Phi Phi Popular Beach Resort
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Complete waste of time and money. Everything is over priced in this tourist trap... As soon as we arrived a 20bhat fee for entering the island? Which isn't advertised at all even on the boat over to the island. It's a beautiful island that has been completely ruined by westerners (I'm English) it's basically Benidorm island full of "booze crews"... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014 via mobile

Initially we planed to go to Mama beach resort which IMO is the best 3 star hotel on the island but as there we no rooms available we book the neighbor hotel Popular Beach Resort. The resort is a small business run by a local family. We stayed in room no.9 in one of the bungalows next to the reception.... More 

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wigan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

This place is Heaven and that can't be said for many places on Phi Phi, we had the room nearest the reception no6, it was massive with a large comfy bed and a large bathroom, five steps from the room is your own virtually private beach with free sunbeds, as this is the last place before the cliffs there are... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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22 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

When I first inquired they told me 3000 baht a night, then after deliberation we booked (with a different receptionist) and he told me 3500... which is frustrating that everyone tries to take advantage. However, the place is literally on the waters edge (and the at the end of the beach). This side of Phi Phi has no night scene,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

We stayed at room number 9 which has a larger shower than the other rooms and it was a very nice experience . The rooms are right on the beach ( the better beach near the ferry) and located next to a cliff. Amazing view, new aircon, hot shower and very comfortable bed! Location was great for us but could... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Stayed here for 5 nights in Aug 13. First the location, a 5 minute walk from the dock. It is the last resort so no people are 'passing through', quiet, away from the noise at night, right under some stunning cliffs. Perfect. The water in front of the accommodation does have a fair few boats moored but it doesn't ruin... More 

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Byron Bay, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

The positives: the resort is situated right on the beach in a quiet location and is within walking distance to some great beach bars, restaurants and the marketplace. The staff are reasonably friendly. The negatives: firstly, the beach bungalow I stayed in was directly above reception (could hear all the noise from below including a toddler that kept crying and... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013 via mobile

Location right at the end of tonsay bay, many boats in front. Rooms have good view and look nice. We had some troubles with the monkeys, they love to hang around the bungalows and one attacked my wife... But the rest was fine, very friendly service. Breakfast: you have to try the french toast!

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cleveland uk
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Had a great time on Phi Phi and a warm welcome from the staff at popular, we had the last room on the left, and a bunch of cheeky Monkeys for company, got some fantastic close up film of the families playing on our veranda, the service was great, and the hotel put on a fantastic barbeque on the beach... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

This place is far enough away from the tourist mess (it's actually the furthest west hotel on Tonsai and bumps up against the side of a steep karst/mountain) that you can't hear the noise from Woody's or Slinky's and there are only a few bungalows so you can sleep. The rooms are large and the bathrooms were decent. The modest... More 

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