My boyfriend and I stayed here for one week after the full moon party. We showed up unexpected (we had not advanced booked) and asked if they had anything available for the days we wanted to stay and they booked us, we had to pay half for the deposit right then. When we showed up a few days later, we were booked, they put us in the farthest bungalow on the right, right in front of the beach and it was astounding! Air conditioning, mini bar, sooo clean, great bathroom, floor to ceiling windows with a direct view of the ocean. To get your room clean with new sheets every day for free, you just need to leave the key at reception every day.
The pool is very clean, shallow and quaint. When we were there there was virtually nobody there, and we got slow poolside service (but who cares, it's Thai time). The owners (whom I believe are Russian) never acknowleged us or said hello which we thought was a tad offputting, but it didn't ruin my stay. It is a little hard to find off the beaten track, but it's a good thing. If you need to walk to the stores, it's perhaps a 10 minute walk to the main road.
This was pretty much my favorite place to stay on Ko Phangan. The people who work there are very friendly, if you want them to hook up your ipod to the speakers at the pool, or the restuaraunt just ask.
Note: you get a flat screen with 6 channels, but the channels are Aljazeera, RT, V television which is chinese music video channel, a Dutch channel, a Vegan channel, and something else. If you have a laptop or anything, bring a connector for the flat screen if you want to watch movies, because you'll get sick of these channels!
P.S they have free wifi, no computers, but you can a laptop for an hour for 150 baht if need be.
All in all, LOVED IT!!
- Also Known As:
- Morning Star Hotel Koh Phangan
- Morning Star Hotel
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to the new Morning Star Resort – a recently renovated resort on Phangan Island in southern Thailand. Located at Ban Kai one of Koh Phangan’s most picturesque beach locations, Morning Star Resort offers a selection of modern recently built beach front bungalows at very reasonable prices. Hotel Phangan Morning Star Resort has all the right ingredients - subtle luxury comforts, a sandy beach, a swimming pool, natural beauty and an outstanding restaurant. The resort is located in Ban Tai on a stretch of beautiful white sand and is positioned 50 meters from the black moon party, 500 meters from the half moon party and only a ten minute drive to the world famous full moon party. ... more less
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