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Ban's Diving Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   Sai Ree Beach, Ko Tao 84360, Thailand
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Ranked #11 of 46 hotels in Ko Tao
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My boyfriend and I (30's) and 3 other adults in their 50's stayed here in January 2014. My boyfriend did the scuba diving course and therefore we got a discounted room. The room was clean enough and spacious with a balcony. However, because we were so close to the bars and restaurants, we couldn't sleep until the disco music was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for one week in a Deluxe room and had a pleasant enough stay though two things were a little annoying. The first is that you are only 50 yards from the bars and the music from the bars drifts up and keeps on going until one or two in the morning. Fortunately I had earplugs with me... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I will start by saying how dissapointed I was to find out that we only get 10% discount for the Padi course after we paid a fair bit of money for the accommodation. Have to say that this was the most expensive place I've stayed in Thailand and I have to say that it wasn't the best. The worst thing... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the standard rooms, resort, and restuarant were fairly average (less the bar, which is actually quite nice in the evening with live music), the instructors make this dive resort a truly phenomenal experience. Specifically, my Open Water group was led by a girl named Manya who was always enthusiastic during both classroom and dive sessions. She was able to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and my partner stayed at bans so he could complete his advanced open water dive course. We stayed in a divers room and payed an extra 200baht a night for me as a non diver. The room itself was adequate, nothing special but the upkeep was rubbish. The mosquito net around the window had been ripped and simply taped... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let me start with the room: we decided to pay a little extra to upgrade to an air con room (you get a fan room free with the OW course). It was VERY basic. The two single beds were the thinnest of mattresses, and all walls/windows are so thin it is noisy. The bathroom was disgusting - absolutely foul. Our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the place and I didn't even go diving ! Great memories of the local nightlife . Lovely themed rooms very clean ! Nice pool even do the divers get preference . Nice beach very scenic with tasty restaurant . Handy lil shop . Nice in reception even if busy . Ko Tao in General nicest Thai island iv been... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Koh Tao in july 2014, and stayed at Ban's Diving resort for 6 days. Let's start with the hotel. The room was clean and looked nice, though the Aircondition wasn't able to cool down the whole room which made it a bit annoying with the heat. When you wanted to get your room cleaned and/or have some bed... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I was recommended Ban's because it was the best known diving center in Koh Tao. However, my experience was not the best... my husband and I checked in and asked for the room with air-con for £12, the room was alright but the loo was with the sewage open! It smelled horrible! The huts in just 3 mins walk, in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Overall I had a brilliant stay in Ban's. I did the open water diving course and got free accommodation with the package. The accommodation is very basic which is fair enough considering it is free, but I had to ask staff to clean the room and change the bed sheets, etc (in which they were a bit hesitant to do... More

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Address: Sai Ree Beach, Ko Tao 84360, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Tao
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Ban's Diving Resort 3*
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Ban's Technical Diving is operated out of Ban's Diving, Koh Tao, Thailand. Ban's Technical Diving is an award winning DSAT, BSAC, ANDI Technical Instructor Diving Facility. The only Tech Center on Koh Tao (and one of few in the world) that offers DSAT Technical Diving Intructor Courses. Deep Wreck Diving, Cave Expeditions.-Nitrox, Deep, Wreck, Gas Blender, Compressor Operator, Rebreather, Equipment, Emergency Oxygen, Technical Decompression Diving, Cave, Cavern......... ... more   less 
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