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Viking Palace Resort

| Between Ton Sai Beach and Long Beach, Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
Viking Palace Resort
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Berlin, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We just got an upgrade to the "Makmai" rooms and they are simply amazing. You have your own big room, balcony and looks like a wooden house of your own.... :-) View is really nice and resort has it;s own private beach. Restaurant is good and food is amazing. On this island as such you can;t take any transport except... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here back in May and thought I was trekking in nam. It's 15-20 from the wharf and it's through a bit of mountain, rock and jungle. It's remote with an amazing little beach which I loved. Had one of the better bungalows but still at night there's no lights or security and a 15 min walk back into to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We stayed here as we wanted to experience the backpacking style and thought some jungle time might be nice. First thing about the island I didn't realise- everythings by taxi boat. This hotel is the furthest out from the pier and town (only 15 min walk) but when you have bags, you need to take a taxi boat which is... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

This is the first hotel I've paid in my life and walked away just after check-in and booked new one. This place is in the middle of a jungle and Burmese village. No air con and tons of mosquitoes. Prepare to walk on the rocks, steep hills. No Security too apart from your lock. I checked Agoda reviews, Tripadvisor AND... More 

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Bocas del Toro Province, Panama
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We got a tiny room that our bags barely fit. No ac just a fan so it got pretty hot specially in the morning. The beach in front is very quiet and beautiful, if you want to remain there it's very good, however if you need to get into town often for eating or catching boats it's quite a walk... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Hello, me and my partner have just returned from our holiday in Thailand. During which we stayed two nights at the Viking Resort on Phi Phi. Overall we were happy with our experience at this somewhat alternative hotel...which is situated well away from the hustle and bustle of Phi Phi's lively night scenes. The trek to the rooms can be... More 

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london
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143 reviews 143 reviews
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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

I won't go into details because I'm annoyed even with the though of hwo these people treated us They lied to us. Repeatedly They took our money They were disrespectful They deserve this and other bad reviews AIt is a nice place, true you need to eb quite fit to climb to all the rooms which are well scatetred on... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

I love this place....yes they have a lot of steep steps, but if they didn't people would complain again that they have no view! Our room was really spacious (deluxe) and absolutely amazing. Great bathroom and balcony! Restaurant was good and the fried rice was the best ever! Private beach was small and really cute. Perfect place to stay at... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We were a group of 6 and 5 got sick on Viking's free evening tasting menu. The worst part of it is that when we were too weak to walk down the extremely steep stairs (so steep, you need to hold onto a rope), we phoned reception in the morning to explain we've been sick all night and asked if... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
18 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Did not get the luxury room that we booked but also did not get the rebate that was promised. When we were moved, they ruined half a day and the room was in the middle of their construction workshop!! No regrets from the managers or staff. Breakfast was miserly and always delayed and drinks were watered down. Food was mediocre... More 

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