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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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Ranked #16 of 46 hotels in Ko Tao
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Montalay for 8 nights in March and were very pleased with our stay there. As others have mentioned, it is a bit of a rocky adventure to get there on the mountain road but once you get there, it's beautiful. We stayed in one of the huts which has its pros and cons. The hut had... More

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Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. All the staff were friendly and helpful and the food was good. (Perhaps a little more choice at breakfast e.g. range of cereals and milk). Drinks we found a little too expensive though! The resort is by the beach and is fairly quiet. If you like parties and shops this is not the place... More

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Seoul, South Korea
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6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was very satisfied with Montalay. We were returning to Koh Tao after visiting 10 years ago and knew we wanted to be on the side of the island away from Sairee Beach ( this is the party beach area of Koh Tao) as we had last time - snorkelling from the shore is good here. We stayed for 5... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It takes time to get their and we had about 5 near-death experiences then we felt like being in paradise. The beach is perfect for chilling the water perfect for snorkelling and there is even a Rock for jumping. The restaurant was ok but a bit expensive. Be sure to visit a grocery before you head to the resort. Water... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Absolutely worth the price paid(22€/night). A bit far from the centre but a good place to stay for a couple of nights. The breakfast is relatively expensive, so make sure it's included in your booking. Nice little pool by the restaurant and the beach, good variety of coral and fish when snorkeling straight from the beach. Room was very clean... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

The Montalay Beach Resort is in a great location if you want a quiet relaxing stay the beach is great for snorkelling although the waves increased during our stay making it less good. The rooms are nice and well appointed I would have preferred a higher one which would have had a balcony and a view however our garden room... More

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Hotel is very nice and comfortable. Cheerful and not crowded beach with a reef, you can barrow snorkelling equipment and arrange a one day snorkelling trip at the reception desk. It's placed at the the end of a hilly! road that takes about 10-15 min motorbike/scooter ride to Ko Tao Pier. Nice pool by the restaurant. Friendly stuff, a peaceful... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

NIce view, nice pool, nice room and at the beach! Almost nothing bad to say about this hotel. The only "bad" thing was, that there aren't that many restaurants and stores at Tanote bay, so you will have to take a taxi or scooter to go somewhere else.

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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Montalay really impressed us with the value if its service. We paid 900 baht (approx) 30 and we got a very nice room with hot water. Good clean room, great location, friendly staff, lovely facilities and the restaurant is excellent. And they have a pretty awesome pool too. I would definitely recommend anyone to stay here.

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Batchawana Bay, Canada
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14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014 via mobile

This location was selected for its reputation as one of Thailand's best snorkelling spots. Unfortunately while we were there, strong winds and the resulting waves made the water turbid so snorkelling was somewhat disappointing. However, the resort itself was very pleasing with a nice pool and beach, and a good restaurant and staff, all in a picturesque setting. It is... More

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Additional Information about Montalay Beach Resort

Address: 53 Moo 3, Tanote Bay, Ko Tao 84280, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Tao
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #16 of 46 hotels in Ko Tao
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Montalay Beach Resort 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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