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Laem Thian Resort

38 Moo 2, Ko Tao, Thailand
Laem Thian Resort
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Tucson, Arizona
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

After getting off the boat from Koh Samui we were bombarded by locals trying to sell their services. The owner of this place was among the crowd of locals trying to get backpackers to stay on her property. After a little convincing we agreed to spend at least one night there to check it out. The owner, Ping Pong was... More 

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Hong Kong
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2010

Seems like we feel the same as previous reviews. My wife and I went there one day on our scooter, the resort is set in an amazing bay, clear water, and fun snorkeling, and the owner(Ping Pong) seemed very freindly. However were staying at another resort and decided to spend our last night in Koh Toh at Ping Pongs cabins.... More 

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Znojmo, Czech Republic
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2010

when we arrived at this place we thought Wow, the place is on its own in a quiet location the sea was crystal clear and we had the beach to ourselves which was good because it is very small . the snorkelling was good but only small colourfull fish. didn,t find the staff particularly friendly and they all seemed to... More 

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New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2009

Rats for sure!!!! Loud club music at night from the bar!!!!A very psyho owner (ping pong). Don't expect a nice evening looking at the ocean on a private beach, you won't get that here. We have traveled all around the world and do not recommend this place. Good luck......................

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Milano
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2007

The bungalows are very very basic, and nobody ever cleans them. On my arrival I found a rat (alive!) in the only drawer...apparently he had been living there for weeks! If you want clean towels,sheets or toilet paper you have to ask for them. The kithchen looks quite dirty and the service is incredibily slow (an hour for tea and... More 

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sydney
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2007

Only stayed here one night while travelling through the country but it was definately one of the highlights of the trips and the best accomodation we had.. Great food, great huts, great beach and an amazing feel about it

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Japan
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2007

If you want time on the beach and don't care about getting around, this is your place! It's secluded, quiet, a perfect location on a perfect little bay. The bay's coral is quite bleached, but that's typical for shallows in Thailand now. :( However, there are 10-20 small sharks living there that are fascinating to watch while snorkeling--they're not dangerous.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2006

I travelled through Thailand for 7 weeks and my 4 days at Laem Thain was by far the most memorable. I wanted to get away from it all. I wanted space, privacy and chance to experience Thai culture at its best. Having rented a large 250cc Honda dirtbike when I first arrived on the island I was able to explore... More 

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Canada
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2005

My best friend and I, both female age 22, travelled to Thailand in May 2004. We decided to go to Ko Tao, even though we aren't into scuba diving, and we stayed at the most fabulous place on earth: Laem Thian. These beautiful, serene bungalows are about 15 minutes from the dock where the ferry from Ko Samui comes in.... More 

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