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Montalay Beach Resort

3.0 of 5 53 Moo 3, Tanote Bay, Ko Tao 84280, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Before we arrived in Ko Tao we were told that Montalay resort was the best around, with a great beach for snorkelling and somewhere you can really relax and feel a little more privileged. Unfortunately this was not the case and we were left feeling disappointed. On a plus side we were picked up by the hotel taxi from the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you can handle the taxi ride over to Tanote Bay Montalay is a great place to stay. If you have mobility issues you should ask for a room nearer reception. The rooms are nice & have air con or fan. Our room was cleaned every day of our 5 night stay & fresh towels were given every day. The... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I was there for 2 nights. The moment i reach there and saw the overlooking seaview from the restaurant - it catches my breath! Very safe and a quiet location in Koh Tao island. The only setback is the journey from the ferry dock once you have landed there is very bumpy, steep and very dark at night time. For... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

If you want to spend time on Koh Tao, spend it here! The ride to the resort from Mae Haad pier on the back of one of the resorts own Toyota pick-up trucks is what starts your stay. At the very good maintained resort you will get good food, good cottages, a beautiful bay.and a very friendly staff. I also... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

First of all the road, only road to get there is HORRIBLE (posted picture) if its raining much and you are with a motorbike you wont get far. Its away from everything, couple hotels, and a beach thats it. Staff were incredibly rude, check in was more like go there, find your room. I ask one if i have time... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I enjoyed riding the scooter down the crazy paths to actually get to the hotel. The rooms were clean and spacious. Service was shocking and frustrating. Pool was infested with kids but beach was beautiful secluded real. Really hidden from the rest of koh toa but a nice retrest if they werent so many kids.

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Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This place is a bit out of the way but that is what we liked about it. About 20 minutes from Sairee Beach along a road that is only partly paved and the rest is step and gouged and in some parts looked quite dangerous to motor bikes although there were lots of tourists on motorbikes making the trek around... More 

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Deventer, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

Really nice place to stay. Location is beautiful and quiet, also great for snorkelling. They have an infinity pool. The food is nice, but a little bit more expensive than one of the restaurants at the beginning of the beach (you can just walk there). So while its remote from the main centre of Koh Tao, its possible to have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

My husband and I stayed at this wonderful resort for five nights and six days in September 2014. We stayed in the main hotel which is within 50 meters of the beach, hotel restaurant and beautiful sparkling swimming pool. The food and beverages were well priced with the food being very good. The staff were pleasant and accommodating. Although the... More 

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Address: 53 Moo 3, Tanote Bay, Ko Tao 84280, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Tao
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Montalay Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 53
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