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“Great Place in Koh Lanta” 4 of 5 stars
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Coco Lanta Resort
3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   175 Moo 2, Khlong Khong beach | Saladan, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand   |  
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Ranked #12 of 115 Specialty Lodging in Ko Lanta
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“Great Place in Koh Lanta”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

We had a perfect time at Coco Lanta.
A bit small rooms, but still good. The bathroom was great.
Good location and perfect for a quiet time.
The pool was big enough, and the garden will be nice when finished.
Great food, and a friendly staff.
The only thing we missed was more sunbeds and parasols at the beach, and by the pool. There was none by the pool, sunbeds thats already there needs mattresses.
If you are looking for a party atmosphere then this is not the place to stay, but if you are looking for great affordabe quality accommodation with peaceful surroundings then look no further than Coco lanta resort.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cairo, Egypt
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77 reviews 77 reviews
37 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

We loved everything about this place. The rooms were immaculate, designed in an efficient and eco-friendly way AND the icing on the cake was the hammock in front of our chalet. Every chalet has a sitting hammock in front (and you can even buy it from them if you are too lazy to go to the store in old lanta town). There were also hammocks strewn across the beach area as well!

Its the little details about this place that make it special as well... for example every chalet has a little hose in front of the patio area so you can clean the sand off your feet before you go into your room. This place has a nice pool as well, though we didnt use it at all (who needs a pool when you have an ocean, right?). The food at the restaurant was really delicious and the view of the sunset from the restaurant was spectacular.

As for the area, khlong khong beach is just far enough away from all of the touristy areas, giving it an overall more authentic, cozy and laid-back vibe. Coco Lanta had the best stretch of beach in front of it, with the least amount of rocks that the surrounding resorts.

This place also rents out scooters, which we did and enjoyed every minute of it. Definitely try to rent a scooter and drive south if you get a chance.

Would highly recommend this place to anyone visiting Ko Lanta!

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 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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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

Coco Lanta was a pleasure!
It's new and many things will be improved but the place is designed clever and comfortable.
The bungalows are cute and very, very clean, the stuff is very sweet, mega-friendly and helpful.
The location is perfect (Klong Khong beach). I enjoyed the tranquility and the intimacy of the beach and the happy atmosphere in the resort.
The pool is big enough, the garden is still "under construction" but it's quite big and the spa area is perfectly located in front of the beach.
I can not say I enjoyed the restaurant very much, the Thai food in this kind of places is very much adapted to the western taste so, we preferred to go out and look for other places.
The breakfast was basic.
The general feeling I had in CoCo Lanta is that the stuff is learning while doing but they put so much effort to make it work! :)

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

We had a fantastic trip to Koh Lanta and enjoyed every minute staying at Coco Lanta Resort. This place is beautiful and the little huts/cabins are well designed and all so new and fresh. The bathrooms are modern and clean (although look out for the shower, it can be quite interesting at times especially if you have sunburn! - ouch!). The beds are huge and so comfortable. I thought the hut/cabin was the perfect size for two people.

The resort is new, so the gardens are still under construction/or planting would be the better word. Dont let this put you off, it doesnt bother you in the slightest and once they have it fully planted it will be beautiful. In fact I would opt for a garden view over a pool view any day - it is much more peaceful and quiet.

Breakfast was ok, and if anything lets this place down a little it is the breakfast. I found it very bland and uninspiring. I like to eat well in the morning and I found the buffet to be boring, the juice wasnt fresh juice, the coffee is granulated coffee, the choice on the menu is either cooked or cereal, so you cannot have both and the cooked breakfasts are pretty tight on portion control. However, when you are not having breakfast in the restaurant the rest of the food there is delicious - highly recommend eating here.

The pool is great and so inviting and dont miss out on some excellent massages from the ladies on the beach - they were fantastic.

If you are looking for a party atmosphere then this is not the place to stay, but if you are looking for great affordabe quality accommodation with peaceful surroundings then look no further than cocolanta resort.

  • Stayed January 2013, 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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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

All the reviews you are seeing are true, this is one of the best in its price range on Lanta. The bungalows are small but very well furnished, A/C works great, very clean, great staff and facilities. Breakfast was very good each morning, the bar and food are some of the best we had on Klong Khong beach. We didnt use the pool but it looked very nice, lots of hammocks and loungers on the beach and at the pool. They have motorbikes for rent on site, a tour company, and are bulding a 7-11 with laundry service, but until its done there is a great little "store" right outside the hotel. The beach was great, there are rocks at low tide, but to be honest this never was an issue as you can avoid them. What i loved most about this place is all the locally sourced furnishings, you will see them all for sale around old town, and we loved the porch with the little hammock. Again service was great at all times, seems like the same staff is there night and day, these guys need a raise. I work in hotels in the US, and I like to think my standards are pretty high, this hotel surpassed them all and for a great price, do yourself a favor and book a room here and you wont regret it.

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 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 January 13, 2013 via mobile

The resort is really new, think it opened in November 2012. We originally only booked 3 nights but stayed an extra night and are even thinking about changing our plans to come back.
The location is great, right at the top of Klong Khong beach with loads of amazing bars and restaurants just a short walk away. But the bar/restsurant as part of the resort is really good and does the best Penang curry I've ever had.
The rooms are perfect size, with a good comfy bed and ac, plus a fridge to keep your water (or beers) cold.
The staff in reception, the bar and just around are really friendly and helpful.
Was overall a great place to stay.

  • Stayed January 2013
    • 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

+ Very, very friendly and helpful staff doing their best to make you enjoy your stay, genuinely interested in the guests' well being.
+ Clean rooms/bungalows.
+ Almost all you need under the same roof (from thai massage to organizing trips)
+ Quite peaceful place off the main road

- "Garden" really not a garden but more like a construction site, which was a bit disappointing (BUT it's a new place and will most likely be a garden in the near future)

+/- Modern touch (which is great if you like it) but lacking personality when it comes to decor or the surroundings. The restaurant/beach bar is like from any other beach in the world.

Other:
AC instead of fan.
Rocky beach so swimming is possible basically only during high tide - but then again there's the big pool.
Basic breakfast, not amazing but complimentary fruit was a nice extra.
No mosquito nets but not too many mosquitos either.

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 175 Moo 2, Khlong Khong beach | Saladan, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Krabi Province > Ko Lanta
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 115 Specialty Lodging in Ko Lanta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Coco Lanta Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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