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View Rock Resort

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Hin Wong Bay, Ko Tao 84140, Thailand
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View Rock Resort
Ranked #19 of 47 Hotels in Ko Tao
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Shrewsbury, England
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82 reviews 82 reviews
49 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We booked this place in a bit of a rush as could not find anywhere else on Ko Tao. Well, when we arrived we thought we had made a massive mistake. The place is very tired and worn down and we had to ask to change rooms. However, once we settled in, the place did grow on us. The snorkeling... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I loved this resort, travelling on a budget View Rock was perfect in ever way so charming and peaceful the staff were so friendly and helpful. I never saw any of the day trippers that other reviewers have mentioned but there were quite a few boats on the bay - but that was because it was the best snorkeling on... More 

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Bergen, Norway
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

The resort was a very intriging plase with a lot of stone steps all over the place. The snorkeling was splendid and the staff was wery helpful and nice. The cabins were clean and spaseous. Want to come back.

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Bangkok, Thailand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

We came here to enjoy nature and calm but were sorely disappointed. Each day, the restaurant caters to tons of day trippers from Samui who come here by speed boats to stop here for lunch. Of course, this is an incredibly good source of income for the owners but it destroyed the atmosphere in the restaurant and in the bay... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

A great location for snorkeling, but many stairs. The bungalow I was given had a great view, but no electricity until 6 p.m. which means the rooms are hot with no fan.The staff who met me in town couldn't provide locked storage in the truck for my backpack which I had been carrying around since the ferry arrived at 6:00... More 

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Tubingen, Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

We (a family of four, kids 6 & 9 years old) stayed at the View Rock resort for three nights in July 2013. After reading the mixed tripadvisor reviews, we didn't quite know what to expect ... and were (overall) pleasantly surprised. Our room was large, spotlessly clean and had a huge balcony overlooking the ocean. The staff was very... More 

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11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Very friendly staff, nice new bungalows with GREAT views and excellent snorkelling! When going there, call in advance to arrange a (free!) pick-up from the ferry! Only negative points: As the bay is very scenic, all the island snorkelling trips stop here and some even have their lunch in the restaurant of the resort, so quietness is interrupted for approx.... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

View Rock offers simple bungalows with very nice views, the owner couple is friendly and helpful. Snorkelling is fantastic in the bay. Unfortunately, the island was completely invaded by large groups of rather ruthless French tourists - as was the neighbour island , too- so it might be a better option to come here in the off-peak season.

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Saipan, Mariana Islands
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61 reviews 61 reviews
14 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

We arrived be ferry very, very exhausted and wanting a shower and a bed. We were told that we had to wait a couple hours to go back to the resort...my husband panicked, but I was so tired I said we would be fine, wait and have a coffee. All worked out, and when we arrived we were blown away... More 

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Perth, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

We arrived off the boat and immediately had people offering taxis' etc. We were then offered 500 baht for one night, we were shown pictures and said yes! This resort has its own bay, to swim, snorkel, kayak and relax! Incredible snorkel spots that you pay 1500 baht to go on a boat to, we just kayak to from the... More 

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Address: Hin Wong Bay, Ko Tao 84140, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Tao
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
View Rock Hotel Koh Tao
Hotel Style:
#7 Top resorts Hotel in Ko Tao

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