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Ploen Chaweng Koh Samui

37/90-1 Moo 3, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand (Formerly Samui Ocean Hotel)
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London, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has the potential to be a really nice hotel but some aspects let it down. The bed was very noisy and creaky, so every time we turned in bed we'd get woken up. The staff on reception are nice but hardly speak any English so we were unable to book any taxis (went next door to the travel people).... More 

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Croston, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best stay at Ploen. We were greeted with refreshing cold towel and jasmine green tea and then personally taken to room and shown the facilities which were brand new and beautifully designed. Absolute luxury for us on a budget as backpackers. We ate breakfast here everyday - homemade strawberry jam is delicious! All restaurants and shops literally... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of friends visiting during Christmas time. Very impressed by the ever-smiling staff, nice clean modern rooms and efficient service! If you are looking for a great location, a positive young vibe and clean spacious rooms with all basic amenities - go for this! Also , the interiors are very tastefully done ! Perfect for a young... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Positive things: Nice small hotel Clean Close to restaurant all tourist needs Room good Nice staff Free wifi Good facilities in room Good coffee latte Few things need to improve: 1. When late check need staff to stand by at reception. We have to wait 10 mins when arrived at 10.30 pm 2. If you want to sell breakfast, lunch,... More 

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Mellieha
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

What a fantastic experience, lovely clean room, great amenities including a full kitchen and a wonderful soft comfortable king size bed! Lovely, friendly and excellent reception and house staff! I would recommend this hotel fully!!

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

We booked this hotel the night before or visit and actually made an error in booking, which the hotel were pleasantly able to change for us! Upon arrival we had doubts as to what this hotel would be like given the extremely low (£21 a night) price, the hotel was in a the best we've stayed in so far! Just... More 

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Thank Tom H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

Modern hotel, with very nice rooms and facilities. It is a bit pricy in my opinion but the facilities pay for it. The two pools are small, though they make their work as a fast refresher. The best is the friendly staff, willing always to help and find solutions to our problems.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

We arrived at hotel and had really good vibes- staff nice and helpful, room clean and reasonable size. Swimming pool on roof and main lobby (although both small and pretty cold). After our first night in the morning we left our key at reception and asked for the room to be made up to which they said yes of course.... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We stayed in this hotel for 3 days in July15. The rooms are really nice. They are big and clean. The staff are friendly and helpful. Only downside was the locations from the beach. You have to walk 10 mins to reach. Also the pools in the hotel are nowhere near that you can swim. So don't think about that.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I stayed at the Ploen Chaweng on Koh Samui in March this year 2015 for around 14 nights,the location is perfect and only about 10 minutes from the beach and restaurants. More importantly what makes this hotel perfect are the amazing friendly staff headed up by the manager Jean(fantastic Lady)...These guys are always available with a smile and a winning... More 

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