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The Waterfront

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff were terrible here, some of the most unfriendly we have ever come across. They acted like we had offended them by staying there? Very strange. There were also serious building works going on at the front of their property which disrupted the sea view, made loads of noise and produced a funny smell. They made no apology or... More 

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WordsKohSamui, Owner at The Waterfront, responded to this review

We have already asked Trip Advisor to remove this review. We are certain it is posted to the wrong location. We have had no building work anywhere near the hotel for 6 years as many many guests can confirm. In fact it would help a lot if other guests report this on the review. This can be done by clicking... More 

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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed ten days of complete relaxation. The hotel is very chilled and no-fuss whilst tending for all your needs. The perfect remedy to a busy Bhoput - both result in a balanced mix of manic and mellow. It's one of the few hotels to have a virtually deserted beach front. They're packed like sardines at the other end in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent our daughters birthday here before spending the week in Hong Kong with our son. The hotel was perfect for our needs. We asked the hotel to sort an around the island trip and it was sorted. We asked for tickets and transport to see the Mui Thai boxing and it was sorted. Speaking to the owner, Robin, over a... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Old, small, outdated rooms. Very simple breakfast. The manager-guy (sorry I don't remember the name anymore) was really nice though! And I liked the little detail; bookshelf even the books were a little bit torn and old. It was really nice to read a book once in a while at the beach. Lots of British tourists who seems to like... More 

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WordsKohSamui, Owner at The Waterfront, responded to this review

Well stayed March reviewed August. This is not much different to another recent low rating we received. Missing out a lot of problems caused by this booking. The reviewer had booked a beachfront room for 2 weeks upon arrival she wanted to change to an upstairs room and was displeased that we couldn't arrange it. Well this was high season... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This English run hotel is perfectly located, 15 minutes from the mayhem of Chaweng and just on the edge of Fishermans Village, a delightful mix of top-class restaurants or street food! All within an easy walk. The hotel itself is very charming, with spacious rooms, a good size swimming pool, which is treated with salt water, no chlorine! Fabulous views... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been holidaying in Koh Samui for 25 consecutive years, the last 16 of which have been family vacations. Over the years we've tried many hotels, ranging from 3 star to high end 5 star. The Waterfront epitomises all that's great about Thailand; it has a relaxed, laid back ambience, the staff are welcoming and friendly, it's very clean and... More 

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scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just back from visiting the waterfront again , i find the watefront relaxing , staff friendly with the owners great hosts . Good location at the quiet end of fishermans village but minutes away from great restaurants and bars . this was our 6th Visit to this hotel and im sure we will be back again. value for money place... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

our 2nd visit to this wonderfully. charming & relaxing haven. Forgot how quiet it is there & how good the team are who work there - & good fun too. We met people who having been returning to the Waterfront for years & I am certain we will also. Robin & Sue run a great establishment & you hear laughter... More 

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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

I do seem to drone on year after year about this lovely little hotel in Bophut but I must say it really is the best place to stay in 'Fishermans Village' we're just back from our 4th stay here and missing it already. It only has 18 rooms (all good by the way) so you always seem to get that... More 

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Dartford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We have just spent 2 wonderful weeks at this charming hotel. The location is perfect, walking distance to all the restaurants and bars that Fisherman's Village has to offer. The hotel is set on the beach and is just idyllic, rooms are clean and have everything that you need. Breakfast is included, a very good menu on offer. The staff... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family run, small, select and peaceful, yet only steps away from excellent restaurants, bars and boutiques.All rooms are beachfront and the view of the sea and outlying islands is spectacular. Many guests extend their stay, recommend us to others or return themselves, often to meet other guests who have now become friends. Its like coming home, they say. Lots of little touches to make you feel welcome including free pick-up and free internet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Waterfront

Address: 71/2 Moo1, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Bophut
Price Range: $67 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Waterfront 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
The Waterfront Hotel Bophut
Waterfront Hotel Bophut
Waterfront Bophut
The Waterfront Ko Samui/Bophut
Hotel Style:
#8 Family Hotel in Bophut
#12 Romantic Hotel in Bophut
#39 On the Beach Hotel in Bophut
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