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Rummana Boutique Resort
4.0 of 5 Resort   |   124/10 Moo 3 | Maret, Lamai Beach, Maret, Ko Samui 84310, Thailand   |  
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Ranked #21 of 43 hotels in Lamai Beach
Hellerup, Denmark
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“Fantastic resort”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

A Perfect spot, situated on the Right place on Lamai beach. If you have the oppotunity to stay at the bungalows (they've Got 2) do that !!! They are perfectly located by the pool, and overlooking the beach. The staff is extremely friendly, and it is close by the shopping at Lamai. Only reason for not giving 5 stars are the pool which needs to be rapaired to solve the problem with loose tiles

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

Rummana was perfect in every way and just what we needed. On arrival, we were served welcome drinks and a scented towel which was the perfect remedy for our fuzzy travel heads. The staff go out of their way to help and are really lovely. The rooms are beautiful, with oil burners lit and kept very clean.

The beach is stunning, great water to swim in (althought if you have children there is a steep drop!) with some beautiful fish and literally steps away from the restaurant/pool. Breakfast buffet tasty and huge selection, all in all I couldn't really fault this resort. Would highly recommend.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
    • 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012

We had a great time at the Rummana Resort. Its right next to the Beach. Lamai Beach is a great location, its very quiet. The Resort is very lovely, staff is very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was great, lots to chose from, we went there once for dinner and had a Thai Set - lots of delicious food, it was great! Family Mart and 7 Eleven right around the corner. To Lamai its a 10 minute walk, which was great. In Lamai there are lots of Restaurants, Bars and Shops. Its nice to spend the evening there. Also try food from the sellers on the street, its delicious.

We also went snorkeling to Koh Tao, which was great. But rather book a more expensive tour at your travel guide from your travel agency than at a cheaper store in Lamai, the boats are crowded, we saw one boat it looked bad. We had a great snorkeling tour.

The only thing we would recommend to the Manager is that the pool needs a renovation. Some tiles are broken and I guess they should be replaced because once we cut ourselves a little bit. But the hotel is a great choice, we would definetly come back!!!

Room Tip: We had a room closer to the beach/pool which was great.
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

My husband and I have just come back from staying at Rummana and we were very impressed. From the moment they picked us up at the airport, check in with welcome drink (very refreshing) at reception, they sat us down at a little table to fill in forms, not standing at a counter like some others. It was our 30th wedding anniversary and our bungalow had the towels done like swans and flowers decoration on the bed, soo nice. Our bungalow was just perfect, clean and tidy and airconditioned.
How anyone can say this is a "backpackers" is wrong. Breakfast is good, a chef waiting to cook your eggs any way you like, coffee is strong but this is all over thailand, I had green tea each morning. Staff very pleasant and always willing to help. The food we found to be very good. We had no issues. Booked all our tours with front reception as prices were the same.
Ok this is not a 5 star with a gym etc, but hey I did early morning walks along the beach watching the sun rise (who needs a gym) you are on holidays. Very much worth a stay and would definately stay again.
Many thanks to all staff and the Manager who made our stay memorable.
From Annette and Bjorn

Room Tip: We stayed about in the middle of the resort, which was great. Half way to get to the beach and recep...
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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

Just came back from this lovely place on lamai beach,i think we couldnt choose any better.we loved our little bungalow,and very much enjoyed our stay in rummana.Staff is very friendly and welcoming nothing is to much trouble.Food is very good

Room Tip: They all good,but the best ones away from main path
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  • Stayed March 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012 via mobile

We stay there twice a year. Perfect place close to the beach and lots of local beach front restaurant around. Friendly staff

  • Stayed July 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2011 via mobile

It's late December. South Africans, Australians and British travelers abound. We get to Rummana Boutique resort Hotel and it's all well OK.

Everything is basic and simple without too much to write to TripAdvisor about.

We got the beachfront pool villa which is just a little different to the deluxe villas and right behind the resort pool and next to the restaurant area. Privacy is a little sketchy but after a while it actually didn't seem to be too much of a problem.

The room was clean, large enough for two and the bathroom was great with a dual sink and a separate toilet and shower as well as a large bathtub for two!

The intimate pathway between all the rooms is a little off-putting but it is also not worth complaining about.

They do need to maintain the Koi ponds and water features as these are starting to look murky and full of algae. Not much oxygen for those Koi!

The staff are really friendly and helpful.

All in all it's been well average but we're on holiday so we had really high expectations and it just didnt happen. But at the same time we're on holiday so we just took it in our stride and we're enjoying it even though the weather has been awful since we got here.

  • Stayed December 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Rummana Boutique Resort

Address: 124/10 Moo 3 | Maret, Lamai Beach, Maret, Ko Samui 84310, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Maret > Lamai Beach
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#8 Luxury Hotel in Lamai Beach
#8 Spa Hotel in Lamai Beach
#10 Top resorts Hotel in Lamai Beach
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Lamai Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Rummana Boutique Resort 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
At Rummana Boutique Resort, a little goes a long way. Masterfully designed in every aspect, choose from our "Island Chic" Deluxe Villas or Rummana Suites for a perfect stay, private, peaceful, well-equipped and fully stocked, you'll never want to leave. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Rummana Boutique Hotel Lamai Beach
Rummana Boutique Resort Ko Samui/Lamai Beach

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