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Buddha View Dive Resort

45/1 Moo 3 | Surrthani, Ko Tao, Thailand
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Buddha View Dive Resort
Ranked #25 of 46 hotels in Ko Tao
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Karlsruhe, Germany
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My brother and I spent a few days diving with Buddha View. We only had 3 weeks in SE Asia in total and are so happy we spent the longest time there! My brother did his OW and was the only one in the course; I did my Advanced and LOVED it! Our instructors were great fun and still professional.... More

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Georgetown, Malaysia
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did my Open Water and Advanced course here (with a small Fullmoon delay of 1 day). Pablo as instructor was great, he is spanish, experienced and very calm. James and Costa where great with all the extra information and help. Had the free room during the course. Basic but okay. In other hotels you pay 500 for same quality. Thanks... More

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Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

On arriving into Ko Tao, my friend and I loved the look of the sea, the roads and when we arrived, the Buddha View. The induction/welcome to the resort and world of diving was great, very clear (it's run by English/Aussie folk so we had a refreshing break from language barriers) - the room seemed ok, too. But...the bathroom was... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Warm welcome, informative about what's around the place! Nicest beach on the island and it's on your door step!! Really nice cafe bar on the sand for breakfast and evening entertainment! Very chilled out, music stops around 12, but the sound of the gentle waves lapping drowns out any music from the bar. As a dive resort looked awesome, nice... More

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Loved it here. Went with friends who did their PADI, was only supposed to go for 3 nights and stayed a week. Prior to going I was petrified of the sea, Buddha View and their brilliant dive team got me leaving the island having completed 4 dives. The bar is super cool, accommodation is a bit grim but i've stayed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Would thoroughly recommend diving with these guys whether you're taking a course or just fun diving, we did not want to leave! My girlfriend and I took our Rescue Diver course here and had an awesome time! The courses and fun dives were great value for money especially compared to some more well known centres on the island. The staff... More

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London, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

I dived here in December and found the Instructors, Course Directors and Divemasters to be brilliant! I didnt stay on the resort itself so can't comment on that part, but the Beach Bar, shop, facilities and location were perfect. Highly recommended and I can't wait to return.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014 via mobile

I'm a young traveller on a budget and after paying 450B each for a "deluxe" double room there I expected at least a clean room everyday - with fresh linen and towels and too not have to pay 100B to use their wifi DAILY and for each person. When I asked for clean towels the receptionist just laughed and said... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

First off, you have to take Buddha View for what it is: a dive center that offers accommodation, not a hotel/guest house that offers diving. I have no complaints as far as accomodation goes. The bathrooms were clean enough, although the water was typical "island quality". The private balcony was nice, and the fan was powerfull and effective. The dives... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Buddha View was an amazing company to learn how to dive with we only planned to stay for 3 nights and ended up staying for 9 because we loved it so much. We done our open water course and then decided to stay and do the advanced course. The staff were all so helpful and are constantly checking you are... More

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Address: 45/1 Moo 3 | Surrthani, Ko Tao, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Tao
Also Known As:
Buddha View Dive Hotel Koh Tao

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