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“Lovely, quiet place for a relaxed holiday” 5 of 5 stars
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Samui Buri Beach Resort
4.0 of 5 Resort   |   26 / 24 Moo 4, Mae Nam, Ko Samui 84330, Thailand (Formerly Mercure Samui Buri Resort)   |  
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Ranked #9 of 28 Hotels in Mae Nam
New Delhi, India
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“Lovely, quiet place for a relaxed holiday”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

My partner and I stayed at Samui Buri for 3 days around New Years. The place is beautiful, we stayed at the villa with a private pool. The room is spacious and has lots of sun coming in. The beach is quiet and good for swimming, and the swimming pool overlooking the sea is perfect to beat the hot sun.
Breakfast was included in our stay, and the buffet breakfast did not disappoint us. The time we went was peak time, so there were lots of families with kids around. But the accomodations are placed in such a way that no noise intrudes.
Samui Buri is the perfect place for a quiet holiday and if you want to stick around at one place and enjoy the wonders of the beach. Though if you want to wander about the island, like we did, the hotel can arrange car and bikes for hire too.
For food, I would recommend the place right outside the Samui Buri (loved their Massaman beef curry) and th restaurant Mr. Poom's in the line of restaurants as you go from the hotel to the main road. hough the Thai salad I had at the hotel's restaurant was brill too.
All in all a nice place to kick back and relax in the sun.

Room Tip: Would advise to specify you don't wnat the rooms right near the pool or restaurant as it can get...
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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SamuiBuri, General Manager at Samui Buri Beach Resort, responded to this review, January 11, 2013
Dear Bushra1491,

Thank you for taking the time to post a great review. I really do appreciate it! I know I speak for the entire team when I say Thank You for choosing Samui Buri Beach Resort as your preferred holiday destination while on Koh Samui!

I truly hope that we will have the honor of serving you again in the near future.

Kind regards,
Jesse
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013 via mobile

Clean and spacious rooms, quiet location, perfect beach and a beautiful infinity swimming pool. Our only struggle was with room service where every time we called had to repeat few times and still would get something completely different from what was asked. Loved the room and ambience though. It is perfect if you are looking for some quiet down time .

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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SamuiBuri, General Manager at Samui Buri Beach Resort, responded to this review, January 6, 2013
Dear mariadxb,

Thank you for taking the time to post a comment about your stay. We're very happy to read that you enjoyed your stay and the ambiance of the Thai style room.

We hope to welcome you back to Samui Buri Beach Resort in the near future.

Regards,
Jesse
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

We booked via agoda ... Something to be said about the pictures they show ..but that can wait.

The hotel is well laid out .. The rooms are spacious .. And the pool is delicious .. Love the views ... And the drinks by the pool are great.The staff at the pool bar k.pong and his group are very good and promptly turn out a great drink.

The pool is deep ..so not the best for kids or non swimmers.

Hotel has a gym ..which could be better equipped .. Which brings me to the agoda pictures.
We booked a pool villa ..and the pictures show a big pool and very done up rooms .. In reality the pool is just a small plunge .. And not cleaned every day. The hotel is very old ..and tired they could do with a makeover for the price they charge. The floor boards need polishing, the upholstery needs to be done up...and gym equipment needs to be replaced.

The positives do outweigh all the above ... Staff is courteous, views from the pool are stunning. Breakfast is decent. We did not eat dinner in the hotel, there are some good places close by.

You will need to hire a tuk tuk to get to other parts of the islands...we hired a car and it was quite easy to get around.

If you play golf try the Santiburi golf course ... Awesome.

Room Tip: Two types of Vilas .. Though agoda shows just one .. Ask for the deluxe pool villas, make sure the r...
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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SamuiBuri, General Manager at Samui Buri Beach Resort, responded to this review, January 2, 2013
Dear 007travelbug,

Thank you for taking the time to post a Trip Advisor comment about your stay at Samui Buri Beach Resort.

Your comments will be shared with our team for corrective action. I will also make sure that Pong receives praise for the positive comments you left regarding his service.

We hope to welcome you back to Samui Buri Beach Resort in the near future.

Jesse
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Spent Christmas Eve at Samui Buri and was treated like a VIP! We stayed at a different resort but they organised a pickup service and made sure we were attended to while at Samui Buri! Food was great and the staff were very friendly and attentive!

Excellent location, shame the weather wasn't on our side but nevertheless had a fantastic time! They did a raffle and our table won a free massage at the resort! Jesse the hotel manager took incredible care of us! Making sure we always had a drink in our hand and that everything was taken care of!

Highly recommend Samui Buri!!!!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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SamuiBuri, General Manager at Samui Buri Beach Resort, responded to this review, January 1, 2013
Dear Sykoticx,m

Thank you for taking the time to post a review! We're glad you enjoyed your Christmas here at Samui Buri!

All the best in 2013!

Jesse
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012 via mobile

We booked the hotel last minute on booking.com and were lucky enough to get a room. With there being three of us and moving around we had a number of requests but staff dealt with this including booking a flight with great efficiency. Patrick on reception is a legend. Jesse who manages the hotel is bang on with everything and was also extremely helpful. All food was fabulous. Defo for ko samui and you can even get the speedboat to ko phangan about ten mins walk on beach, although I'd defo give full moon party a miss!

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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SamuiBuri, General Manager at Samui Buri Beach Resort, responded to this review, December 30, 2012
Hello Deana!

Thank you! It was a pleasure to have you here at Samui Buri! I know I speak for everyone when I say you three ladies were truly fun! From Full Moon parties to your quiet movie nights - I'm glad you enjoyed your trip (less the Full Moon Party).

I hope to see you again soon!
Jesse
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012 via mobile

Stayed here over Xmas 2012. Fantastic hotel, very friendly staff. Nice pool and in a quiet and relaxed part of the island. Samui Buri is let down by the restaurant. There was a large selection at breakfast, however the staff are overrun and struggled to offer a decent level of service. Plates weren't cleared, we asked 3 times for coffee and nothing was brought to the table. Staff took our room number and forgot about us after that. Ate here for lunch and dinner and the food was average at best. You'd be much better eating at one of the many eateries located a stones throw from the hotel. Johns garden and Happy Sunshine were both great. If the restaurant and service are spruced up, then this hotel wold tick every box.

Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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SamuiBuri, General Manager at Samui Buri Beach Resort, responded to this review, December 30, 2012
Hi Reggie,

Thank you for posting a comment about your stay at our resort. I must apologize for the service at the restaurant. Although it is peak season, there is no excuse for lacking in service. I will address your concerns with my Food & Beverage Manager so that he can ensure cases like this are not repeated.

We hope to welcome you back in the near future.

Regards,
Jesse
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

a great resort with very friendly staff. the rooms were lovely. the pool area stunning with views over to koh phangan. the food in the beach front restarant was lovely and was quite cheap. only down side wis that you have to pay for wifi. would definatly recommend this resort

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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SamuiBuri, General Manager at Samui Buri Beach Resort, responded to this review, December 30, 2012
Dear SLK1998,

Thank you for taking the time to post about your stay at Samui Buri Beach Resort. I am happy to read that you had an enjoyable stay. I will share you comments with our team.

Hope to see you again soon.
Jesse
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Address: 26 / 24 Moo 4, Mae Nam, Ko Samui 84330, Thailand (Formerly Mercure Samui Buri Resort)
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Mae Nam
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Mae Nam
#7 Top resorts Hotel in Mae Nam
#7 Spa Hotel in Mae Nam
#8 Luxury Hotel in Mae Nam
#9 Romantic Hotel in Mae Nam
#10 Family Hotel in Mae Nam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Samui Buri Beach Resort 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Samui Buri Beach Resort is a very charming, boutique Thai experience offering huge & unique rooms & villas, lush gardens, impressive sports & leisure facilities and a stunning scenic beach perfect to relax and unwind. The impressive infinity pool, fitness centre, kids club and Seetawaree restaurant are all located directly at the beach all with postcard views. The hotel is ideal to get away from it all yet also conveniently located for golf, excursions and to indulge the best of Southern Thailand! ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Samui Buri Beach Hotel Mae Nam
Mercure Koh Samui
Mercure Samui Buri Hotel
Samui Buri Beach Resort Ko Samui, Thailand

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