The photos and other reviews are a little too highly rated in my view. We are staying with a large family group, and have 4 standard rooms. In all of them, the decor, furnishings and linen are very "tired" and worn. The air conditioning takes a long time to cool the room, then gets too cold. The beds are all on the floor"futon style" and are all extremely hard, while the pillows are very large / high (so we're not using them).
The exterior of the hotel is nice, as per the photos, and the bar / pool / beach area are all fairly quiet and relaxing. The pool is small for the hotel size, and rather warm - not refreshing given the heat. You can laze all day under an umbrella pool side or on the beach, and you won't be bothered - even the "street sellers" plying their trade on the beach are friendly and respectful.
Breakfast is a very good spread of mainly "international" / "western" food, with salads, local fruits, cereals, sausages, bacon, an eggs cooking station, and one or two Thai dishes, while the fresh breads are superb (+ croissants & pastries). Sadly the "fruit juice" is actually cordial, which we found to be way too sweet to be drinkable.
The beach sand is beautiful - white and crunchy - though the water itself is a bit polluted with various bits of rubbish, including the odd glass bottle, plastic bags and other detritus (though not as bad as in Bali, which I've written about elsewhere).
There are great bars around, and nice, affordable places to eat, drink or get a massage at local prices up and down the beach. All of the establishments have "happy hour" which runs for several hours, and cocktails range from about US$3.50 to $6 at this time, but on a 2 for 1 basis (ie you get 2 drinks for the single prices I've mentioned.)
Staff are friendly, gentle and chilled - welcome to Thailand!
Enjoy & safe travels :-)
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