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Koh Tao Simple Life Resort

14/11 Moo 1 | Sairee Beach, Ko Tao 84360, Thailand
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Ranked #19 of 48 Hotels in Ko Tao
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is perfect place to stay in Koh Tao - its right in the centre but is pushed back slightly so not noisy at all but is only a minutes walk to bars and restaurants and about 5 mins to the beach! We had 4 very nice rooms next to each other which were clean and spacious. The only... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's in a good location and just set back from Sariee beach where all the beach bars and parties are. The hotel itself very basic, bathroom was vile, rooms very small, £40 per night maybe I was expecting a bit more. At check-in I felt the staff were taking the mick out of us. Would I return? No

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My friend and I stayed only 2 nights in Ko Tao, and we agree Simple Life was an excellent choice. Located really close to Sairee beach, you can walk to nice snorkeling spots and also to enjoy the shops and bars around. The room was comfortable, clean and well equipped, nice bathroom, mini bar, desk, a front patio and even... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I honestly was expecting more from the simple life. The simple life dive shop is located a ridiculous distance from the hotel itself, you will pass about 60 other dive shops on your way there. The restaurant attached to the hotel was very good but is just a normal restaurant on the street. The rooms are pretty plain and shabby,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was by far the worst hotel I`ve stayed in Thailand. You just don`t get what you paid for. I`ve stayed in cheaper hotels with much much better rooms. Booked the standard room - it was dark, smelled like cheap cleaning products,and it was very, very exposed (ground floor, people passing by all the time). As I was travelling alone,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here because we were diving with simple life divers and we stayed in the 6-bed dorm and thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. Location was perfect - close to the beach and the nightlife but far enough not to be kept up from the clubs and bars etc (about 5/10 minute walk to the main ones) It was extremely... More 

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hotel is situated in the middle of Sairee village, the rooms are at the back off the road so are quiet. Very friendly staff & the rooms are clean & comfortable. Free WiFi, Air con & beach/pool towels. 5 minute easy walk from a lovely beach with plenty of taxi boats, bars & restaurants. We stayed 5 days nd... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome location for a young couple, not necessarily in Koh Tao to party. Reasonable pricing with a great room and really friendly staff. Very helpful to organise transport for a 5:30am ferry departure also!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are traveling thailand and have mainly stayed in quite luxurious accomodation however booked this to save a bit of money, I wasn't expecting much but was impressed. we stayed in a cute wee lodge and received really lovely warm service. They helped with printing and arranging taxis which was helpful. The room was nice. The pictures don't really do... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would defiantly return to the Simple Life Resort Hotel, I found all the staff all very helpful and pleasant in both the hotel and restaurant and as for the woman on reception she couldn't do enough for us. The hotel grounds and rooms were kept spotless, we had numerous meals in the restaurant and all I can say is... More 

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