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Ark Bar Beach Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   159/89 Moo 2 | Chaweng Beach, Bophut, Chaweng, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
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Ranked #29 of 61 hotels in Chaweng
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Place is only for young party lovers. Small room, shabby washroom, not so good AC and not a good service. To top it blaring music plays till 2am and then another hour of drunken crowd makes noise and ruckus. But yes very good beach party, meant only if you are a party animal. They will try to charge you for... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are young and looking to go for a good time, then Ark Bar was amazing! I stayed in July 2012 (so I'm a bit behind on the update!), but it was great fun! Met a heap of really cool people, had DJs playing over the pool as we chilled out during the day, and the easiest access to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

After back packing around He lovely islands of Koh Phi Phi, Phangan and Ko Tao, Samui was our last stop. We turned up at the resort without a reservation and got told a price, went away and booked online where it was 600 baht cheaper ( reception told us it wouldn't be cheaper online!) when we checked in we had... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are looking for an upscale hotel/resort in Koh Samui to have fun, party, & be close to everything this Ark Bar is it. They have the very best music DJ, fire shows, and party atmosphere I've ever seen. The room was clean, staff very friendly, and was close to all kinds of junk shops & restaurants. Music stops... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed at ark bar in late Feb 2014, from other reviews were a bit worried of what to expect. 6 of us stayed over three rooms and had a great experience! Was expecting arkbar to be busier during the night time but it was low season so only a couple of party gooers. Rooms were clean and spacious with cute... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we stayed here for 3 nights. the location cannot be any better. In the heart of kohsumai market, as well on the beach and the most happening night party of Koh sumai. The rooms are neat. the linen clean. bathrooms decent and room service you may not need. The hotel extends from the beach to the main street, where all... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel and rooms were very nice and extremely clean however it is possible to get the same standard at a lower price elsewhere. Good atmosphere on the beach and plenty of pools to choose from. Overall we had a nice stay here but could have gotten better value for money

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch here a couple times and the food is ok, cheap and cheerful but can get better food for the same price in other venues. The location makes the place a popular choice as it's right on the beach and has plenty of sunbeds outside. Live dj is a bonus too!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

People say you pay for what you get... although for £50 a night at the best room in the supposed hotel they call Ark Bar (premier deluxe) we have been astounded at what we received, to put it bluntly, a pig sty would be more attractive to sleep on than this crap. Firstly, we were greeted in our room with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like a lively hotel then this is definitely the place to stay in Koh Sumai, Chaweng Beach. Every Wednesday and Friday they have beach parties which are absolutely amazing and they are also free to attend. The DJ is fantastic and they have two amazing guys who play the Saxaphone and Bongo's. The atmosphere of these parties are... More

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Address: 159/89 Moo 2 | Chaweng Beach, Bophut, Chaweng, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Chaweng
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Ark Bar Beach Resort 3*
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Ark Bar Beach Resort Ko Samui/Chaweng, Thailand

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#12 Top resorts Hotel in Chaweng #23 On the Beach Hotel in Chaweng
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"ESCAPE YOUR WORLD AND PLAY IN OURS" We invite you to ARKbar Beach Resort and over 100 metres of spectacular beachfront. Here, at ARKbar, you can enjoy the tropical beaches and climate, meet people from all 4 corners of the world and party or chill in a unique relaxing yet vibrant atmosphere.ARKbar Beach Resort is conveniently located in the centre of Chaweng Beach and boasts over 250 rooms, the largest beach restaurant in Thailand, 3 beach bars, International DJ's, live musicians, fire shows and constant activity. During the afternoon, you have the choice of relaxing or partying at any of the 3 swimming pools or on famous Chaweng Beach, while enjoying a meal, a cold beer or perhaps indulge in a famous ARKbar cocktail. After this experience you will understand why we say "Afternoons at Ark Bar R Compulsory".As the evening sun sets over this tropical paradise, the beach transforms into a stunning and unique venue with a combination of dining, drinking, socialising with spectacular free entertainment every night. It is here that you can be a part of the world famous ARKbar Wednesday and Funky Friday Beach Party's."Escape Your World and Play In Ours" ... more   less 
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