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Koh Tao Hillside

3.0 of 5 Cabin/Campground   |   19/1 Moo 1, Ko Tao 84360, Thailand
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Ranked #37 of 68 Specialty lodging in Ko Tao
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014
Dan F Sandy, Utah
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

I would not stay here again. Located on a very steep hill with many wooden, broken stairs. Upon our arrival we were taken to our room in a golf buggy and the staff member was completely drunk, this is not an exaggeration. The smell of alcohol was pouring off him, he could barely stand up and he could not string... More

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Sandy, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We spent a few nights here on a recent trip. It is a little out of "town" but you can rent a scooter for cheap and we used that for transportation. The bungalow itself was sparse but nice and clean. Having a porch looking out over the Andaman Sea was a huge perk. The pool is also really beautiful. Extremely... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014 via mobile

I don't usually write reviews, but I wanted to share my great experience. I stayed a total of five nights and didn't want to leave. The staff are friendly, attentive and for the most part could speak English. The manager, Kit, took great care of us whether it was at breakfast, poolside or reserving a dinner table for us. A... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

My wife and I arrived on our honeymoon for a two night stay. I called ahead to see if they could book us into a nicer room or better view, given the circumstance. I later found out that this was written on our file by the nice man that I had spoken with, but completely disregarded and scratched out by... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Typical island lifestyle... collected at the harbour by truck. Resort is way up on the hillside... not ideal for the elderly or anyone who struggles with walking. Reception is 'open-plan' no aircon or fan. Mistake with our booking, got the dates wrong, but quickly rectified. We were shown to our bungalow, down the steep incline which is covered by wooden... More

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KohTaoHillside, Manager at Koh Tao Hillside, responded to this review

Dear KDeaA, Warm greetings from all the team members of Koh Tao Hillside Resort and thank you very much for your recent stay with us. The tree houses as you call them, are on the smaller side, but currently some are under renovation to extend them to a more comfortable size, hopefully all of the smaller Bungalows will be renovated... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014 via mobile

Il,start with the positives! You won't get a better view of the ocean than from their hilltop restaurant which the food is very good and reasonably priced. The villas are small and cute and VERY basic but comfortable and very thai authentic again with great views if you get ocean facing. The downsides is if your not the fittest the... More

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KohTaoHillside, Manager at Koh Tao Hillside, responded to this review

Dear Ian, Warm greetings from the tema of Koh Tao Hillside Resort and thank you for taking your time to leave a comment here on tripadvisor. We are glad to read that you have found no better views on the island than from your room and our Restaurant. In the same time we are confused that you state that the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Me and my friend booked here for a few nights while visiting koh tao as it seemed a reputable resort or so we thought. The bus arrived late leading us to miss the boat after emailing hillside resort informing them of this giving them plenty of notice they said this was fine it happens a lot and as long as... More

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KohTaoHillside, Manager at Koh Tao Hillside, responded to this review

Dear Natasha, Happy New year and warm greetings from the team of the Koh Tao Hillside Resort. We are sorry that have didn't enjoy your stay with us because mainly in our impression for the confusion of payment.. In every booking engine during this time of year (peak season) it is stated that for cancellations, changes or no shows, the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

We stayed for 4 nights, sea view bungalows, a shed on the side of the hill for thb 2000+ a night. Two single beds which when pushed together left 1 foot down the side if the room. No storage/ hanging space. TV only had 3 channels available, wifi reception hardly reached us, no mozzie nets/screens, never found the sewing kit... More

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KohTaoHillside, Manager at Koh Tao Hillside, responded to this review

Dear Tafkap55, Warm festive season greetings from the Team of Koh Tao Hillside Resort. Thank you very much for your recent stay with us and for taking the time to review our Resort here at Tripadvisor. We apologize for any inconvenience that we may caused you regarding the payment, we are currently working on trainings to prevent this in the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013 via mobile

We booked the "suite" for 4 nights and cancelled after seeing the room. We paid for one night (cancellation fee) they refused to pay us back. When entring the lobby they already tried to charge the full amount for 4 nights before even asking form of payment. (Took card details from prebooking). Anyhow, no door for the toilet, lowsy Room... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Having read previous reviews had mixed feeling before we arrived, phone reception from the pier and they sent transport immediately. All the staff have been exceptionally friendly and helpful. Having read the reveiws it was no surprise that the hotel is on a steep slope. We booked a standard room which was a bit on the small side but clean... More

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KohTaoHillside, Manager at Koh Tao Hillside, responded to this review

Dear Plagegarcon, Warm greetings from all of us from Koh Tao Hillside Resort. We thank you for your recent stay with us and for the kind comments you have shared here at Tripadvisor. Your comments towards our Team Members and the food gave all of us a great boost of confidents and motivation. The Standard Rooms undergo currently a renovation... More

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Address: 19/1 Moo 1, Ko Tao 84360, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Tao
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Koh Tao Hillside 3*
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