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Dawn of Happiness

23 Moo 5, Ao Nam Mao Beach | 81000 Krabi (Close to Fossil Beach), Sai Thai, Krabi Town 81000, Thailand
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Torquay, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in Ao Nang and found it way too busy and touristy for us so immediately looked for alternative accommodation somewhere a little bit quieter. Dawn of Happiness is just along the coast and much more quieter and laid back. We stayed in a fan hut, the room is very basic and could do with a little renovation but... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Travelling in Thailand for many years, I found this place while visiting with a friend. I found quietness, peaceful and open mind people all over the place. The owners are specialy friendly and we talk about amazing topics. The bungalow are very clean and the beach is so near that we can hear the relaxing noise of it where ever... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Really peacefull place, away from crowded cities of Ao nang and Krabi but still close by taxi (5-10 min). Nice beach even if it is mangrove where you can eat your breakfast the foot in the sea, bungalow have minimum confort but are pleasant and clean. Staff and friends of staff are really friendly and the restaurant offers good food,... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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37 reviews 37 reviews
32 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Truly our happiness! Dawn was so sweet and her staff so great. In six months of traveling, this place was the most memorable. We had read about Dawn of Happiness Resort, had some trouble getting booking due to phone reservations only, so we just showed up. Dawn showed us a room, we told her we’d stay a couple of nights,... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

First of all, beware of the professional photos, these are not from the Dawn of Happiness resort! We were recommended the Dawn of Happiness by the owner of another local resort who couldn't accommodate us after our original 2 night booking, so we didn't book based on any reviews we read here. The place is a little run down to... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Dawn of Happiness is a charming little beach resort just 10-15 minutes out of the center (by motorbike). Not to be confused with Happiness Resort (where the booking link refers to) - Dawn of Happiness can only be booked via telephone or when you stop by. (Google Dawn of Happiness, check the address Moo 5, Ao Nammao Beach and you'll... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014 via mobile

Like a previous reviewer, we booked what we thought was 'Dawn of Happiness' but ended up being redirected on expedia to 'happiness resort' and booking three nights there (we were unaware until after our stay that this had happened). Despite this we actually had a really pleasant stay at Happiness Resort. The staff were very cheerful, the bungalows were very... More

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Mae Hong Son, Thailand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

I wanted a pieceful accommodation right on the beach... and that's what I got! Perfect for contemplation, reading, studying and watching sunsets with a bottle of beer. There is a little all-day restaurant where you can have breakfast, lunch and dinner for a very good price. Rooms are very basic, but for 600 baht it was OK - good to... More

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Llangarron, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

This is a more difficult review to write as I am commenting on a different hotel to what I believed I had booked. The proffessional photos are ofv where we ended up however the traveller photos and all the reviews are of another place with a similar name. The hotel we looked at on trip advisor was called Dawn of... More

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Sydney
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110 reviews 110 reviews
22 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

I have very fond memories of this idyllic retreat. My wife and I were part of an Interpid adventure tour of Southern Thailand. We stayed for two nights at this splended retreat. I enjoyed a very nice G&T at the small bar and Inrecall that the staff wre very friendly indeed. Our thatched room was delightful and the scenery quite... More

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Address: 23 Moo 5, Ao Nam Mao Beach | 81000 Krabi (Close to Fossil Beach), Sai Thai, Krabi Town 81000, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Krabi Province > Krabi Town > Sai Thai
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Number of rooms: 12
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