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Montalay Beach Resort

53 Moo 3, Tanote Bay, Ko Tao 84280, Thailand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Pros: Great location. Well kept grounds. Friendly staff. Helpful staff. Smiling staff. Initial room had the 'old smoke' smell. Got quickly changed to a different room without problem. Nice beach. Great snorkeling. Good restaurant and alternative restaurants close by. Excellent french fries. Very nice 'infinity pool'. Very modern rooms. Large balcony. Cons: Wifi cuts out every two minutes in room.... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Montalay Diving for a advance cours and were more than happy with our choice! The diving spots were incredible, the group size perfect (way better than the other diving schools we saw at koh tao) and our diving teacher robert was very experienced and a great guy. Best diving experience for me! And the bay is beautiful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We returned to this lovely hotel and were not at all disappointed! Great location, lovely beach, good snorkelling and helpful and friendly staff. Our room was on the top floor with a sea view and was spacious with an excellent bathroom and a good size balcony with sea views. Breakfast is good with choices of hot food and fresh fruit... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A superb room with beautiful tree capped balcony. Very peaceful place and helps you relax. This hotel is only ideal for you if you want to escape the world for few days. It is very far from the 'happening' part of the town, so if that's what you want, this isn't a place for you. The hotel has this great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Montalay is a beautiful resort on the quit site of the island. We went there diving and their diving center was also perfect .... you are few meters far from the beach what is still not crowded. We slept in a cute small cottage with a shared bathroom. It is beautiful in a small green tree area ... like a... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I've been here 2 times already. Both of my times was in 1 word perfect. The location of the resort is great and hard to reach. You could rent a motorbike, but i would not advice to do so if you've never driven a motorbike before. If you are a party freak, then i would not advice you to go... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We spent two days at this hotel, which has a great location and we loved the room we got. the beach near the hotel is pleasant, although the sand is a bit rough to bare feet. Better wear flipflops or sportshoes there. Great snorkeling - especially near the big rock you see from the beach. Breakfast was ok, and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I did my PADI Open Water Diver Course here, and it was great! The instructor we had, Robert Coltrane, is a really nice guy. He takes you to some of the most beautiful places to dive. I could go on writing a lot more about this place, but let's just end it with the word perfect.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights. As soon as we got on the beach we were disappointed by how dirty it was. Lots of waste and even found an old needle. The hotel, pool, room were nice (although for the price - 1000 bht - we had to share our bathroom) but the staff at the reception was really unpleasant.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We stayed in Tanote Bay for a week. Not eager at all to leave at the end of our stay. Let’s put it this way. If you are fond of nature, amazing natural setting, looking for a retreated location then Tanote Bay it’s the place for you. You’d be arriving on Tao, then ride a taxi for about 20 minutes... More 

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