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Montalay Beach Resort

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   53 Moo 3, Tanote Bay, Ko Tao 84280, Thailand
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For me, I think hotel price is reasonable. Food a bit expensive but the taste is good so still acceptable. The price for a la carte is around 120-350 baht but each dish enough for one big guy. Nice cleaning room services but toilet a bit dark as tile decoration is in dark tone >.< Anyway, hotel is far away... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent quality, rooms are spotless, beach is very nice, snorkelling in the Bay is amazing for the number of different fishes you can swim with, restaurant is good and with a decent number of dishes ... will come back!!

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner luckily only had a 2 night stay at Montalay beach. Where do I start, we first got off the ferry and found our way to a very nice taxi man who took us to the resort and charged us 600 baht. Having arrived at the resort we found out Montalay Beach provide their own taxi service... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

took an openwater dive course with a mellow, experienced instructor - Mr Robert ! enjoyed a lot and want to go back. the resort is somewhat a place to hideaway. it is located in a remote area of Ko Tao which is a good place to relax and rest. however, taking a taxi to Sairee (busy night beach) is also... More

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Windhoek, Namibia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did our open water suba course at this resort during our Honeymoon. The service is excellent and the staff is very friendly. The dive instructor Robert concentrates on individuals and keeps even the most nervous diver calm. Great experience and great fun. Thanks Robert...

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to relax on the beach without the party scene then this is the place. Friendly staff who go beyond their job. Beautiful secluded beach which isn't crowded. Snorkelling in the bay is good and they do the boat trips to Shark Island and around Koh Tao too. They have kayaks and scuba on site. You can hire... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I've been to a few places on Koh Tao and many other islands in Thailand and this is my best choice for snorkeling and family fun at a reasonable price. The rooms here are new and clean. The food is great compared to a lot of other places on the islands - fresh seafood, good Thai tastes, some international stuff,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We stayed here for one night on one of the hill side bungalows. The room was clean and had a very nice view. While it was the most expensive place we stayed at on the island we didn't think it was completely worth it. The snorkeling was alright but did not compare to Hin Wong, also on Koh Tao. Our... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The resort is a 15-20 minute drive from the pier (we arrived from Koh Samui) down a very bumpy dirt road. Don't bother renting a scooter and using it to get to and from the resort as you'll probably end up either breaking your neck, or the scooter! For which you will have been asked to put down your passport... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

First off, this is more a cautionary tale to travellers. I didn't research this fully so do your research people! We came here from Samui, from an amazing hotel. So arriving to Montalay was a mission - very far away from anything, on a dodgy, long road. No scooters for hire, only in town, but I wouldn't unless you want... 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*
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Montalay Beach Resort is a small to medium size hotel, locate in the eastern part of Koh Tao (Turtle Island) called "Ao Tanote". It is a beautiful secluded bay and is a great place for snorkeling and diving. Ideal for families with children or couples to chill and relax. All rooms, cottages and suites are close to the beach and nestled amongst the trees. ... more   less 
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