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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

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 6 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is spectacular and I am needing to go back there again. Aircon was a little dodgy but everything else was great. I love this place and will definitely come back to stay and especially the diving.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My stay at Ban's was amazing, I didn't do all my courses there but I came back to do more, I was already advanced when i came to Ban's. I did my Rescue, DiveMaster and instructor course there and I loved it. The hotel is really nice, i didn't get to stay in the fency rooms but the basic accomodation... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In catering to our diving adventures and comfortable accommodations, Ban's Diving Resort was excellent. Depending on if you are a student or just bunking down, costs can vary quite a bit due to the included accommodations and breakfast for diving students. This was definitely one of the more expensive places we stayed during our whole south east Asia trip but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our stay was amazing! As a family of four we were very comfortable in the upper villas. The location was easy walking access to all shopping & food. Gary Kent was an amazing instructor who took us from beginning to advanced! He was patient with our kids & made us feel confident in our newly learned skill.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a discovery dive with bans and got discounted accommodation. We got upgraded to a lovely room with a view of the ocean. Bans is located right in the centre of sairee beach which means you have the freedom to explore on foot. This was important to us as taxis in Koh Tao are more expensive than other areas... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a great experience with them. great diving instructors, good condition equipment. the accommodations are good, and they are included in the price for the diving course the staff is friendly, the food is good, and its in a good location. this one's sure pick

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Normally I would give them 4 Stars, but I like the friendly staff. I stayed here two times and I did everytime a Fundive. The dive instructors are very good and diving makes fun with Bans.. One time I stayed in a very cheap room with shared toilet, the equipment in the room was not in a good condition. The... 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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Also Known As:
Ban`s Diving Hotel Koh Tao
Bans Diving Hotel
Bans Diving Ko Tao

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Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Ko Tao #4 Top resorts Hotel in Ko Tao
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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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