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“Sshh don't tell anyone!” 5 of 5 stars
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Woodlawn Villas
11/50 Moo 3, Ko Tao 84360, Thailand   |  
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Ranked #2 of 48 Hotels in Ko Tao
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13 hotel reviews
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“Sshh don't tell anyone!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

A beautiful little hideaway yet not far from everything . Secluded villas with kitchen area and balcony . Everything here is beautifully clean and the grounds really well tended . Luke and his team go out of their way to look after you . I loved it . Chalok bay is a short walk away with some lovely bars and restAurants . Try the tapas restaurant near the kick box gym ...tapas as good as I have ever had and rather large portions . Tukta for cheap amazing Thai food . You can easily stay here and not have a bike if you like walking but a bike for a day or do will get you to those secluded beaches. . Luke keep up the good work you have a gem .

  • 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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WoodlawnVillas, Owner at Woodlawn Villas, responded to this review, January 21, 2013
Thank you for your lovely review.

It was a pleasure to meet you and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us.

We do look forward to you visiting us again in the future.

We wish you all the best.

Warmest Regards,

Woodlawn Villas
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Munich, Germany
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

We had an absolutely great stay at a Garden Villa. The owners are lovely and help you at any time. You get a cellphone and many good recommendations for restaurants, snorkle trips and beaches. You also get a flashlight for the nights so cars and bikes can see you when you walk down the mainstreet to the restaurants.
To the closest beach you need about 10 min- and you can get fruits everywhere and you see a monkey.

The rooms are just perfect, very clean. You have everything you need there! A kitchen, bathroom, living room, dvd collection, a balcony where you can have your breakfast. You also get a list of food delivery services.

I would choose at any time again Woodlawn Villas! You just feel welcomed!

  • Stayed August 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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WoodlawnVillas, Owner at Woodlawn Villas, responded to this review, January 21, 2013
Thank you for your wonderful review.

It was great to meet you both and we are so pleased you had a lovely time at Woodlawn Villas and enjoyed the facilities and services we provide.

We do look forward to welcoming you to Koh Tao again in the future.

We wish you all the best.

Warmest Regards,

Woodlawn Villas
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Devon
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

We had a great stay at Woodlawn Villas, first we stayed in a Garden Villa which was very pleasant. It has everything you need and the extra touches are brilliant (like a mobile phone for you to order in food if you don't feel like going out & a selection of DVDs). Luke and Michelle are so friendly and helpful, when we first got there Luke recommended places to eat & to visit. It is within walking distance of beaches, a big supermarket, restaurants - we walked to Sairee (though only once due to the heat!), but you can hire mopeds from lots of places on Koh Tao or there are taxis so getting around is no problem. We left for a few days to stay in Sairee (closer to our diving course) and headed back to Woodlawn after - we were happy to get back to that side of the island! We stayed in a Garden Suite this time which was lovely, spacious and again had its own kitchen area and balcony. They are also building a swimming pool - we would definitely stay here again if we returned to Koh Tao!

  • Stayed December 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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WoodlawnVillas, Owner at Woodlawn Villas, responded to this review, January 21, 2013
Thank you for your wonderful review.

We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and found our recommendations useful.

It was lovely to meet you both and we do look forward to your return in the future.

Not long now and the swimming pool will be ready :-)

Take care and we wish you all the best.

Warmest Regards,

Woodlawn Villas
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Drammen
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

Everything the other reviews says is true :-) The best thing about this place is the owners. Such informative, friendly and nice people who goes out of their way to help you and make your stay as comfortable as possible. On arrival they give you a map and tells you where to find amazing places, and a cellphone with numbers to restaurants who delivers on your door, as well as their own cellphone numbers. The owners (luke and michelle) is always available on the cellphone to help you, and they tell you so also. Clean and spacious villas! When we were supposed to leave the island, we got a problem. Even though we'd checked out, we went to find michelle or luke because we didn't know where else to go for help. Michelle helped us as good as she could, and she referred us to a travel agancy she knew could help us. And so they did, and everything worked out :-)

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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WoodlawnVillas, Owner at Woodlawn Villas, responded to this review, January 21, 2013
Thank you for your wonderful review.

We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and we do look forward to accommodating you again in the future.

We wish you all the best.

Warmest Regards,

Woodlawn Villas
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

My Partner and I stayed in the the Woodlawn Villas in Early december for 2 nights. We were welcomed at reception by the ultra friendly owner Luke who was informative and friendly. The villas are spacious and clean and well equiped for long or short stays. The location is a five minute walk from a peaceful beach and I would highly reccomend Woodlawn villas to anyone going to Koh Tao. 5 star Bungalow and service.

  • Stayed December 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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WoodlawnVillas, Owner at Woodlawn Villas, responded to this review, January 21, 2013
Thank you for your wonderful review.

We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Woodlawn Villas and we do look forward to accommodating you again in the future.

Warmest Regards,

Woodlawn Villas
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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

We really enjoyed our stay in the Garden Villa at Woodlawn Villas. The bungalow has a small kitchen, a couch, TV with a small library of DVDs, air-condition bedroom and a bathroom (of course) with shower. It`s a bit away from the busy touristic areas, we liked it! We felt welcomed by the owners and would come here again.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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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WoodlawnVillas, Owner at Woodlawn Villas, responded to this review, January 21, 2013
Thank you for your great review.

We are very happy to hear you had a lovely time at Woodlawn Villas and we look forward to accommodating you both again in the future.

Warmest Regards,

Woodlawn Villas
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

My friend and I recently stayed here for 2 nights.
We found the villas to be clean, well furnished with very good facilities including oven, tea/ coffee making facilities, dvd player and a range of dvd's. We were also given a mobile phone to use with numbers to call the owners/ local tour companies and eateries that delivered to the villas.
Great service from the owners who recommended some points of interest in Koh Tao.
Beautiful location, quiet and peaceful but within walking distance to dining and large minimart type place. approx 20 minute walk to the beautiful freedom beach and a 5 minute car ride to the pier/ main tourist drag.

Great place to stay- great value for money, would definately come back and recommend to family and friends. Thanks :)

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 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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WoodlawnVillas, Owner at Woodlawn Villas, responded to this review, January 21, 2013
Thank you for your lovely review.

It was great to meet you both and we look forward to accommodating you again in the future.

Warmest Regards,

Woodlawn Villas
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Address: 11/50 Moo 3, Ko Tao 84360, Thailand
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Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Tao
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #2 of 48 Hotels in Ko Tao
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Woodlawn Villas is a welcoming family run resort comprising of six beautiful villas, suites and swimming pool set amongst two acres of coconut palms, tropical gardens and manicured lawns. We offer 3 bedroom villas, one bedroom suites and one bedroom villas making us the perfect destination for couples, friends & families visiting Koh Tao island in Thailand. All accommodation includes air conditioned bedrooms, en suite bathrooms, daily housekeeping, separate living room & kitchenette, Flat screen Cable TV, free wifi, drinking water, toiletries & in room tea & coffee facilities, safe box and private balconies overlooking the gardens/swimming pool. We are just a minutes walk to a well stocked supermarket, 2 minutes walk to a variety of restaurants (seafood BBQ, thai food, tapas) dive shops, yoga classes, spas, pharmacies and 5 minutes walk to the nearest beach. For guests convenience we provide a free mobile phone to call for a taxi, motorbike hire, snorkelling trips & order food delivery for in room service. We provide a selection of menus to order from different restaurants, breakfast/lunch/dinner. All guests are provided with a complete information pack upon arrival highlighting the best things to do, where to eat and places to visit whilst on the island. The atmosphere at Woodlawn Villas is friendly, fun and relaxing. We look forward to welcoming you to Koh Tao. ... more   less 
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